SYS-CON announced today that "Cloud Expo, Inc." has spun out of SYS-CON
Events, Inc. as a startup events management company which produces and
presents Cloud Expo (TM) events worldwide.
Cloud Expo, Inc. launched Cloud Expo (TM) events in 2007, and currently
producing Cloud Expo East, Cloud Expo West, Cloud Expo Europe, Cloud Expo
Tokyo, Cloud Expo Prague, Cloud Expo Hong Kong, and Cloud Expo Sao Paolo. All
Cloud Expo marks and trademarks are registered trademarks of Cloud Expo, Inc.
Carmen Gonzalez was named CEO of Cloud Expo, Inc. Carmen served as the
co-founder, president, and chief operating officer of SYS-CON Media since
1994. In this capacity, Carmen was in charge of SYS-CON's sales and marketing
functions. Under her leadership, the company was named by Inc 500 among the
fastest-growing 500 privately held companies in North America three years in
Social Media on Ulitzer
I use all of these social media tools and although they haven't put me on my
own island in the Caribbean yet, I'm very pleased with the combined results.
1. Twitter – It’s the fastest way to share that you have created
something of value. As a bonus, Tweetdeck or CoTweet are good ways to manage
your Twitter efforts and research. Huge audience with lots of active
participants. There are a few shady characters on Twitter but just like being
at Grand Central Station, you just step aside and keep moving. It doesn't
mean you eschew the benefit. Micro-blogging is... (more)
New Media on Ulitzer
Take a plastic world globe and place a pin on roughly where Silicon Valley
Then tie a piece of yarn to the pin and extend it to any country around the
With a quick visual conversion, the length of the yarn shows the approximate
number of years for that particular country to get hit with the
"new-media" tsunami forming in the United States.
What am I talking about?
Europe and Asia Historically Followed U.S. Two Years Behind
Well, traditionally for any technology trend to reach from the United States
to Europe and Asia took a couple of years.
If we... (more)
Live by the Web, die by the Web - we look at what the blogosphere is saying
about Microsoft's $44.6BN offer. Among blogs mentioned are those by David
Kirkpatrick, Mark Cuban, Patty Seybold, Mark Anderson, Jon Fortt, and Marc
David Kirkpatrick (Fortune):
"Wonderful as Google is, the world and the entire Internet and media industry
needs for its power to be countered and, if possible, matched. Without
genuine competition everybody loses. That's what drives innovation. Even
Google may benefit because if its share of search and online traffic grew
much larger regulators w... (more)
Kevin Johnson, president of Microsoft's platform and services division, sent
round an email on Friday to provide Microsoft employees of the Platforms &
Services Division with an update on the company's Feb. 1 proposal to combine
We bring you here at SYS-CON.com the text of Johnson's memo in full:
From: Kevin Johnson
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 12:48 PM
To: Platforms & Services Division
Subject: Update on Yahoo! Proposal
I want to provide all employees in the Platforms & Services Division with an
update on our February 1 proposal to combine with Yahoo!, and answer a fe... (more)
"Advertising on Google.com is contextual, requires no personally identifiable
information, is not provided by a third-party, and does not collect any
information in addition to the basic information collected to provide search
results," asserted Google's Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs,
Alan Davidson, in a letter sent August 8, 2008, to the Congressional
Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The Committee had asked Google, along with AOL, Microsoft, and a number of
other companies, to clarify its custum and practice on personally
identifiable information (PPI).