Saturday, February 25, 2012

LG Prada 3.0, Polar Style Than Performance

Friday, February 24, 2012

Apple boss hints at iPad Tablet Will Imitate Asus?

Asus was the first vendor to innovate tablet dock accompanies a physical keyboard on the Asus series Prime Transformer.

Innovation is certainly a plus for Prime Transformer and attract many people, not to mention that technology companies are always innovating range of Apple.

Citigroup analyst Richard Gardner, who met Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked to Cook a lot, especially about the iPad. Cook answered all questions in a very impressive that the iPad is a satisfactory product.

According to Gardner, Cook is like giving a sign that "the iPad will soon meet the needs of those who may already be interested in a product". Unmet needs of the iPad seems one of them is the user still needs to board a physical keyboard, not the virtual keyboard that had been there on the iPad.

Cook underlines this statement, comes the speculation that Apple plans to make a keyboard dock for the next generation iPad (which is likely iPad 3), like what Asus has given the Prime Transformer.

Probe the function keyboard dock at Prime Transformer 700T series, next available port SD card reader and USB 2.0 (not the Micro / MiniUSB), which will facilitate data transfer and support the mobility of users.

If someday Apple keyboard dock equip for the iPad, then clearly the inspiration came from technology companies from Taiwan, Asus, which is also one of the Android-based devices.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Google Tuck "Tracking Code" in Apple Safari?

Google and three advertising companies accused of violating the privacy settings in a web browser application (browser) Apple, Safari to track surfing habits on your computer and iPhone.

"The application Safari browser by default is configured to block" cookies "to third parties. We identified four advertising company that put" cookies "are tracked in Safari. Google and Vibrant Media deliberately violate privacy features Safari," said a Stanford University student, in a blog post that was released on Friday (17/02/2012).

Code tracking (cookies) is confirmed by the technical supervisor Wall Street Journal. Than 100 popular internet pages, found 22 pages containing advertisements in a computer fitted with tracking code by Google. A total of 23 advertisements are also attached as a code in the iPhone.

According to the research, Google and other companies have exploited loopholes in the Safari browser privacy settings, which by default blocks the tracking, but makes an exception if a user interacts with the page, for example by filling in certain forms.

"So the Google add in some ad code, so that Safari thinks a user is sending" a form invisible 'to Google. Safari will then let Google place a "cookie" on your phone or computer, "says Wall Street Journal reports.

The report said a small file called a "cookie" that usually does not work after 12 to 24 hours, but sometimes it may serve to further search for the users of Safari, because Safari allows a company to add more "cookies" in a computer when a "cookie" has been installed.

Google disable the code after being contacted by the Wall Street Journal, the daily said. The search giant also eliminates some of the instructions to the user's Safari in one of their internet page, which says the user can do via Safari privacy settings if you want to prevent tracking of privacy by Google.

"The journal was misreading the situation. We used to use Safari to provide a feature that enabled users of Google. It is important to assert that" cookies "ad that does not collect personal information," Google said in a statement.

Three other online advertising companies are also accused of using a similar code is Vibrant Media, WPP `s Media Innovation Group, and Gannett's PointRoll.

Consumer monitoring group asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate whether Google violated the previous agreement with the FTC about piracy by placing "cookies" to avoid tracking the privacy settings in Safari browser application.

Still at the same time, practice-related Microsoft criticized Google, saying it was not the first to do Google. In a blog posting titled "Spreads without terambah", Microsoft is promoting the application of Internet Explorer 9, by highlighting the strongest privacy protection in the internet industry.

Google is under scrutiny related to violations of the privacy rights of users. Late last month, Google announced to rewrite their privacy policy, by consolidating information across users of their services.

The move was immediately welcomed concern and disappointment that Google does not offer choice to users certain privacy restrictions

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

80 Percent of Asia to Optimize Social Media Company

At present, with significant growth in data, leading companies in Asia that are in a position that does not vary much with the companies included in the Fortune 100 list. Recorded, 84 percent of these companies are using social media channels for marketing and corporate communications.

"The fact, that the use of social media in Asia multinational companies that have more than doubled compared to last year highlighted an opportunity for global corporate communications on the digital platform based in Asia," said Bob Pickard, president and CEO of Burson-Marsteller Asia Pacific.

"Companies in Asia are now adopting the approach of the West, but it is still difficult to apply in a culture that still adhered to the belief that direct face to face is far more important than interaction with Facebook," he said.

The main finding of this study found the fact, that 81 percent of leading companies in Asia that have social media accounts, doubling of the number in 2010 and in line with the 84 percent of global companies listed in Fortune 100 list.

As many as 31 percent of the company's use of social media at least three channels, which increased three percent from a year ago. Some 30 percent of companies use social networks for marketing and corporate communications, and increased 20 percent from a year ago. Another fact is, 28 percent of companies use micro-blogs (Twitter) for marketing and corporate communications, increased 18 percent from a year ago.

Overall, companies in Asia continue to use social media to promote news and information to users, rather than engage in a discussion. As many as 33 percent of the activity throughout the Asia Pacific region focusing on media and influencer outreach, compared to interactions involving topics such as CSR or corporate Thought Leadership. Only nine percent of surveyed companies use blogs for marketing and communications company, although blogs can really help to explain complex topics.

"Companies in Asia at present have an inadequate perspective and resources to develop and protect their brand by means of strategic, structured, and measurable in social media," said Charlie Pownall, Lead Digital Strategist for Burson-Marsteller Asia Pacific.

"The decision makers in companies in Asia in anticipation of the crisis that developed web-based crisis and the impact on their business within the next 12 months. Therefore, we focus more sharply aware of the reputation of a proactive management and participation in higher online discussions in the future, "he added.

Video channel

Meanwhile, the percentage of companies in Asia that memanfaatka video channel increased by 50 percent from 12 percent last year. This is still below the global average, namely 57 percent, as stated by Fortune 100 Social Media Check-up.

Currently, the video has become very popular on the internet and can easily create a conversation. However, most of the company's video channel is used for means of marketing the product.

"To reach the current stakeholders, need to be evolution in the use of words and rhythms of marketing or corporate communications," said Bob Pickard.

"What's more, companies need to adopt a mindset that prioritizes activities and act in a transparent hearing. And, they also must understand how to respond to negative comments that can be expressed openly and increased spread more widely," he said.

The Social Media Study Burson-Marsteller to review and analyze social media activities conducted 120 major companies in 12 markets in Asia Pacific: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand . Survey of these companies, including 10 large companies from each country as listed in the Wall Street Journal Asia 200 Index in 2010.

Burson-Marsteller Asia Pacific is a consulting firm for communications in the Asia Pacific region and internationally. The company operates in Asia-Pacific region since 1973, Burson-Marsteller Asia Pacific region until today has 35 offices and affiliates in 16 countries are integrated into a network of global operations in 98 countries

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Hong Kong Wake Research Centre "Social Media" for Asia

Social Media (social media) is now a major concern of business and the Internet. The whole world, including countries in Asia did not want to miss "enliven" the realm.

So as not to fall behind, needed a research center to understand social media very well. To that end, Asia build a research center dedicated to social media.

Is the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), which initiated the first social media research center in Asia. This facility will help the study of social culture media and technology used throughout Asia.

"This research center facility is expected to have significant impact in academic and commercial areas for the development of social media in Asia," said Tony F. Chan, President of the department of science and technology, while giving a speech during a press conference held at HKUST.

Social media research center will work closely with a number of local companies to utilize the resources and expertise. Cooperation will be targeted to companies engaged in telecommunications and Information Technology.

As part of the launch of this research center, the college also launched a social networking video program that will connect students with the business community in Hong Kong. Businesspeople can conduct training, workshops, and seminars related to technology trends and business issues that can be extracted by the students.

The background of the construction of research centers
The use of social media in Asia has grown very rapidly in recent years. However, most research on social development of media in Asia, carried out by foreign companies.

Development of social media research center first in Asia to do a university in Hong Kong is expected to trigger other campuses in Asia to build a similar facility.

Business prospects
Social media research center could be used by companies engaged in IT and digital industry to analyze trends and market share and develop technology in social media.

Companies in other fields can use the results of this study to determine public opinion about corporate image, measures taken, the goods or services offered, even the effectiveness of advertising in real time from the feedback gathered in the social media.

Monday, February 20, 2012

boss Zynga Praise Team Game Builder "Tracing"

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus was buffeted by rumors, he was accused of plagiarizing games from other developers. Rather than comment on these allegations, Pincus commended the team that built the game "plagiarism" is.

An application developer Zynga IOS accused of stealing their idea of ​​an artificial game, Tiny Tower. Zynga appears to have a very similar game with Tiny Tower, under the name Dream Height.

Above allegations, Pincus did not even take it seriously. In an internal memo leaked and accepted by Forbes, Pincus said, "I am proud of the hard work of mobile teams," he said.

Pincus assume that in a business, we need not be the first to enter the market. But more important is to be the best on the market.

Pincus pointed out Google is not the creator of the first search engine, Apple also released the first MP3 player or tablet. Even Facebook is also not a player of the first social networking site.

But these companies became giants and doubled profit for its owners.

Reflecting the memo, Pincus explained that these companies were able to make a revolution and innovation of its products, even imitating. So that products can be accepted by the market.

Pincus actually had a "weapon" to reject the accusation that the application game sold Tiny Tower free on the App Store, but the game Dream Height is a paid application.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Funniest Videos on YouTube More Google Algorithm

Researchers at Google fought hard to create a formula by which one produces the most funny video on YouTube.

As reported by the Daily Mail, Saturday (12/02/2012), the algorithm Google managed to find if the video titled "No No No No Cat" is the funniest. Although, this video has just hit 1,186,620 and still less than the other funny videos, however, how the user prefers Google to comment that the video has comedy value.

According to Google research, Sanketh Shetty, the formula is the key to how people comment.

"We pay attention to the audience to react in a funny video some level of" LOL "in capital letters," loooooool ", the repetition of" lolololol ", the statement" lolllll!! ", Or any combination in between," said Shetty.

Then how to consider the 'loooooool' versus 'loool'? Shetty said that they had designed a feature that provides the quantity level of words made ​​by the user.

Google's algorithms option funniest videos can be viewed below: