Facebook has seen rapid growth in mobile advertising. So rapid, that the social media giant is reportedly ready to launch its own mobile ad platform to go head-to-head with Google’s AdMob. Social media giant Facebook is rolling out its new “Nearby Friends” feature to tell users how close they are to people on their friends list. This feature, which raises privacy concerns, is entirely optional. Arts and crafts retail giant Michaels Stores has confirmed that a data breach at its POS terminals from May 2013 to Jan. 2014 may have exposed nearly 3 million customer credit and debit cards. First-quarter earnings growth for Google faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in ad prices while spending more money to hire and invest. In today's uber-connected world, every customer is just one click away from the competition. So, how can you win? Oracle's Mark Hurd says the key is to use a "customer-obsessed" marketing strategy.
Top Cyberthreats Exposed by Verizon Report Beyond Heartbleed, there are cyberthreats vying to take down enterprise networks, corrupt smartphones, and wreak havoc on businesses. Verizon is exposing these threats in a new report.
Where Do Web Sites Stand, Post-Heartbleed? A security firm says the vast majority of Web sites have patched themselves to protect against the Heartbleed bug, but now there are questions raised on the reliability of open-source programs.