FBI Drones in Domestic Surveillance

FBI Drones in Domestic Surveillance

By David Powell June 19, 2013

FBI Director Robert Mueller made headlines by admitting that the federal government has used drones to surveil residents of the United States. Mueller acknowledged that pilotless aircraft with surveillance capabilities were used in a “very minimal way” and only on …

Social Media Marketing and Fitting In

The last decade brought two related surprises: the rise of social media and the rise of search media, says a new study from the Harvard Business School. Marketing is struggling to find its place in these new communication pathways, says the report. 

Google’s Solar Panels Power Up
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Some time ago, Google announced that it would install a number of solar panels on the much-discussed Googleplex.  Those panels are now in place, on, and, according to the company, generating “an electricity output capable of powering approximately 1,000 average California homes.”

Online Reputation Management Gone Wrong

Jennifer Laycock explains why not all online reputation management services are created equal.

MySpace Develops Parental Monitoring Software

In recent times, MySpace and sexual predators have become closely associated terms in the minds of parents and lawmakers across the nation. The social networking site is currently developing software designed to allow parents to more closely monitor their children’s MySpace activities.

Simple Tool for Website Monitoring

For quite a while now, I have needed a simple website monitoring tool that would check the uptime of my websites.

ASP.NET 2.0: Health Monitoring

The ASP.NET 2.0 provider model has once again amazed me.

Got Monitoring? Pingdom Has It

A Christmas gift from Sweden for webmasters and server administrators offers a free year of website monitoring, without strings attached.

Maintenance Tools for Mac OS X
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There are a number of Mac OS maintenance applications that promise to help you with various tasks. We’ll take a quick look at a few of them here.

Using RSS Monitoring
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TechCrunch has an interesting piece on Monitor110, an online monitoring tool aimed at the hedge-fund market.

Four Keys To Brand Monitoring

Forrester Research reiterated the importance of being aware of what people say about your brand online, and noted the four key parts to successfully evaluating potential brand monitoring solutions.

ColdFusion and Server Monitoring

Unlocking the CF Server Black Box

Finally, Somebody Ranks Brand Monitoring Services
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If there was ever a research report I’d like to get my hands on, it’s this one from Forrester.

Variable Monitoring with Autos, Locals, and Watch Windows

This article is an excerpt from the book: Murach’s ASP.NET 2.0 Web Programming with C# 2005.

Reuters Faces Blog Backlash for Altered Photo

It’s interesting that, just before I get ready to discuss online reputation monitoring at SES San Jose, Reuters is facing a blog storm.

Just How Social is Social Media?

Social News Sites Can Be An Inluential Part of your PR.

Monitor Blogs or Die

I don’t think I’ve ever used “or Die” in a blog post before, but CNET has a warning from JupiterResearch for all marketers…