Target Sues Insurer Over 2013 Data Breach Costs

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in an attempt to recoup money it spent to replace payment cards as part of settlements over the retailer's massive 2013 data breach.

The 2013 Summit Arrives: Bridging Data And Humanity

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The post The 2013 Summit Arrives: Bridging Data And Humanity appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Some of the more than 25 speakers already joining us at the 2013 CM Summit. Over on the brand spanking new CM Summit website, we’ve announced our initial speaker lineup and progam theme for the 2013 event – Parting the Clouds: Bridging Data and Humanity. zettabytes of data in 2013 – roughly 565 gigabytes per person on earth.

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SharePoint 2013 Learning Resources

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Here are some SharePoint 2013 learning resources for our reference. Planning for SharePoint 2013. Explore SharePoint 2013 (TechNet). Plan for SharePoint 2013 (TechNet). Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013 (TechNet). IT Pro Training for SharePoint 2013. Video demos and training for SharePoint 2013 (TechNet). SharePoint 2013 training for IT pros (TechNet). Development in SharePoint 2013. Develop for SharePoint 2013 (MSDN).

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SXSW 2013 Highlights: Kurt Daradics & Stephen Wolfram

Daradiction

Everyday fun in Austin, bumping into one of my favorite minds of our time, Stephen Wolfram. Stephen's SXSW keynote was remarkable. You can read it here in 10 mins. His vision for the future ( Principal of Computational Equivalence ) is pretty wild. His ability to articulate his vision, and his body of work is undoubtably impressive. Stephen announced a new programing language called "Wolfram" (.wolf

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CurateGear 2013

Preservica

We recently attended the CurateGear digital curation symposium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In fact, we had two of our top digital preservation experts, Mark Evans and Mike Thuman attend to participate in the lightening talks and break-out sessions. It’s great to support Helen Tibbo and Cal Lee in bringing this community together to look at technology options in various stages.

KM Australia 2013

ChiefTech

KM Australia 2013 is taking place from 23-25 July. Last year I attended Ark Group''s KM Australia in Sydney as part of a debate on capturing tacit knowledge using social technologies. This year I''m looking forward to attending as a participant, although you might also find me at different times helping out on the NSW KM Forum ''s "roundtable" that will be setup during the conference.

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Predictions 2013

John Battelle's Searchblog

The post Predictions 2013 appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. 2013 will be the year that… - We figure out what the hell “Big Data” really is, and realize it’s bigger than we thought (despite its poor name). And 2013 will be the year we look back on as the moment most of us came to that realization. That’s what’s going to happen in 2013. But in 2013, what I wish for is that Google takes Apple’s crown.

IRMS 2013 – Brighton – Thanks

Preservica

Thanks to all those who made IRMS 2013 such a great event, to those who dropped by the stand and everyone who participated in our survey. Reading the survey responses I was really struck by the diversity of retention schedules being managed and the challenge of archival records in operational systems. Clearly there is no one size fits all for keeping records.

IBM Connections 4.5 coming in March 2013

ChiefTech

At IBM Connect 2013 (previously known as Lotusphere) this week, they have presented details of the March release of IBM Connections 4.5. Australian department store, David Jones, also featured as a case study at IBM Connect 2013. Michael Sampson provided some rough but detailed notes about the new features in this release. Scanning the list for the highlights, there is a good spread of user interface, mobile app and back-end improvements.

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Hunton Global Privacy Update – November 2013

Hunton Privacy

On November 19, 2013, Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group hosted the second webcast in its Hunton Global Privacy Update series. Listen to a recording of the November 2013 Hunton Global Privacy Update. Listen to a recording of the September 2013 Hunton Global Privacy Update.

SharePoint 2013: Is utility more important than usability?

ChiefTech

When evaluating SharePoint 2013 specifically as a collaboration platform, this question is often top of mind. The Metro user interface in SharePoint 2013 is a refreshing update to this mature platform, but usability goes deeper than just the front-end theme. With that in mind, lets compare SharePoint 2013 in a few situations with a couple of competing products: Atlassian Confluence and Jive. Is utility more important than usability?

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PLI Cybersecurity Program on July 1, 2013

Hunton Privacy

On July 1, 2013, Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) hosts its first symposium on Cybersecurity 2013: Managing the Risk in New York. Hunton & Williams partner Lisa J. Sotto is the Chair of the event.

Microsoft Research's Social Computing Symposium 2013

ChiefTech

The theme for Microsoft Research's Social Computing Symposium 2013 was on: "populations and topics we forget to discuss, often hiding in plain sight.". They have published recordings of almost all the sessions. While, I haven't watched all the recordings, these two stand out for me so far: Who’s not on Social Media by Zeynep Tufekci. We spend a lot of time thinking about the people who are using social media, but its important to consider those who aren't and why.

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Sotto Discusses Top Privacy Trends for 2013

Hunton Privacy

Sotto , partner and head of the Global Privacy and Data Security practice at Hunton & Williams LLP, discussed the top privacy trends and threats for 2013. She also talked about key issues to watch in 2013, such as online behavioral advertising, big data and evolving privacy legislation and regulation, especially in the EU and other countries around the globe. In an interview with Tom Field of BankInfoSecurity , Lisa J.

Twitter’s S1: How Do the Numbers Stack Up To Google and Facebook?

John Battelle's Searchblog

Twitter shows financials up to Q2 2013, so through June. Growth 1H 2012 to 1H 2013 is our most recent comparison: $101.3mm in 1H ’12, to $221.4mm in 1H ’13. Implied 2013 topline: nearly $600mm, but possibly pushing $750mm. If it does the same this year, that would imply a topline revenue for 2013 of $582.4mm and a second half of around $361mm. The post Twitter’s S1: How Do the Numbers Stack Up To Google and Facebook?

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Comparing the usability of page creation: SharePoint 2013 versus other social intranets

ChiefTech

Yesterday I did a deep dive into the user experience of three different intranet and collaboration platforms: SharePoint 2013, Jive and Confluence. SharePoint 2013 in particular has a strong web-publishing orientation and this is apparent in the user experience in some aspects of its collaboration capabilities. One small example is SharePoint 2013's support for special characters in page titles.

Why The Banner Ad Is Heroic, and Adtech Is Our Greatest Artifact

John Battelle's Searchblog

The post Why The Banner Ad Is Heroic, and Adtech Is Our Greatest Artifact appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Every good story needs a hero. Back when I wrote The Search , that hero was Google – the book wasn’t about Google alone, but Google’s narrative worked to drive the entire story. As Sara and I work on If/Then , we’ve discovered one unlikely hero for ours: The lowly banner ad.

Google Now: The Tip of A Very Long Spear

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The post Google Now: The Tip of A Very Long Spear appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Yesterday my co-author and I traveled down to Google, a journey that for me has become something of a ritual. We met with the comms team for Google X, tested Google Glass, and took a spin in a self-driving car.

Apple+Topsy: It’s Not About Twitter (And Twitter Is Probably Cool With That)

John Battelle's Searchblog

The post Apple+Topsy: It’s Not About Twitter (And Twitter Is Probably Cool With That) appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. I’m going out on a limb, but a fairly stout one: Like Azeem , I think Apple bought Topsy for its search chops.

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OpenCo Is Coming To NYC, But Only If You Support It: Please Help Us!

John Battelle's Searchblog

———– OpenCo Innovation Festival Expands To New York City, London, Detroit and San Francisco for 2013. . SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2013 – Today OpenCo, a new kind of conference-as-festival where a city’s most innovative companies open their doors to the general public, announced the expansion of the event series for 2013. The post OpenCo Is Coming To NYC, But Only If You Support It: Please Help Us! appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.

Portrait of Twitter As A Young Media Company

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So I’ll start with this: 2013 will be the year Twitter starts to create, curate, and co-create media experiences on top of its platform. In 2013, we’ll most likely find out. The post Portrait of Twitter As A Young Media Company appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Last year I predicted that Twitter would become a media company. However, I focused mainly on the new “ Discover ” functionality, and I probably should have gone a lot further.

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Want to See How Detroit Is Coming Back?

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The post Want to See How Detroit Is Coming Back? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Tonight I checked into my hotel room in Chicago as part of my regular cadence of visiting FM’s offices around the country. I flipped on the TV and the local news featured a dismal report about Detroit’s suburbs. The copy of Time magazine I had in my bag, same thing: Detroit Goes Bust. Well, we all know things are tough in Detroit right now.

Sotto Named Among Ethisphere’s 2013 “Attorneys Who Matter”

Hunton Privacy

On September 3, 2013, Hunton & Williams LLP announced that Lisa J. Sotto , head of the firm’s Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice and managing partner of the New York office, was named among Ethisphere Institute’s “Attorneys Who Matter” for 2013. The annual listing includes lawyers from a range of legal disciplines who surpass their peers based on their experience, public service, legal community engagement and client endorsement.

Behind the Banner, A Visualization of the Adtech Ecosystem

John Battelle's Searchblog

The post Behind the Banner, A Visualization of the Adtech Ecosystem appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. I’m very proud to announce “ Behind the Banner “, a visualization I’ve been producing Jer Thorp and his team from The Office for Creative Research , underwritten by Adobe as part of the upcoming CM Summit next week.

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Indian Government Releases National Cyber Security Policy 2013

Hunton Privacy

On July 2, 2013, the Indian government released its ambitious National Cyber Security Policy 2013. The development of the policy was prompted by a variety of factors, including the growth of India’s information technology industry, an increasing number of cyber attacks and the country’s “ambitious plans for rapid social transformation.”

Yahoo! And Tumblr: It’s About Display, Streams & Native at Scale

John Battelle's Searchblog

The post Yahoo! And Tumblr: It’s About Display, Streams & Native at Scale appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. The world is atwitter about Tumblr’s big exit to Yahoo!, and from what I can tell it seems this one is going to really happen (ATD is covering it well). There are plenty of smart and appropriate takes on why this move makes sense (see GigaOm ) but I think a lot of it boils down to the trends driving Yahoo’s massive display business.

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Get Out of Your Office, And Into The Modern Working City: OpenCo SF Is Live!

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The post Get Out of Your Office, And Into The Modern Working City: OpenCo SF Is Live! appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. I’m bustin’ with pride to announce that after great festivals in London , New York , and Detroit , OpenCo is returning next month to its home base of San Francisco, and the lineup is 135 companies strong *.

Thoughts on Ford’s OpenXC: In The Future, Brands With Open Data Will Win

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The post Thoughts on Ford’s OpenXC: In The Future, Brands With Open Data Will Win appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. I spent today at the first-ever Boing Boing Ingenuity , a two-day hackathon cum “vaudeville show” – truly Boing Boing brought to life.

What Do Drones Mean for Humanity?

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The post What Do Drones Mean for Humanity? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Image ) One of the “artifacts” that Sara and I are paying close attention to as we work on the book is “the drone.” ” Drones ply the liminal space between the physical and the digital – pilots fly them, but aren’t in them.

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Upcoming 2013 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

Hunton Privacy

The Polish Data Protection Authority ( Generalny Inspektor Ochrony Danych Osbowych or “GIODO”) has activated the website for the 35th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners to be held in Warsaw, Poland, September 23-26, 2013.

French Data Protection Authority Discloses Its 2013 Inspection Program

Hunton Privacy

On March 19, 2013, the French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) announced (in French) its annual inspection program, providing an overview of its inspections of data controllers in 2012 and a list of inspections that it plans to conduct in 2013. The CNIL also announced that a target of 400 “on-the-spot” inspections was set for 2013 and that a quarter of these inspections will focus on CCTV.

Poll: What’s On the Google Barge?

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— Rob Millis (@robmillis) October 31, 2013. — Dr. Pete Meyers (@dr_pete) October 31, 2013. — Terence Kawaja (@tkawaja) October 31, 2013. — Doug Monro (@dougall) October 31, 2013. — Calibre One (@Calibre1Search) October 31, 2013. The post Poll: What’s On the Google Barge? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image USA Today ) I’m fascinated by this “Google Barge” story.

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An Afternoon at the Media Lab: Where The Lines Between Physical and Digital Are Permeable

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The post An Afternoon at the Media Lab: Where The Lines Between Physical and Digital Are Permeable appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Yesterday I took my son to the MIT Media Lab, hallowed ground for me, as reading Stewart Brand’s 1988 “ The Media Lab ” propelled me toward helping to create Wired magazine, where I edited the founding Director of the Lab, Nicholas Negroponte , for five years (he wrote the back column of the magazine).

On Coming Back to FMP

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The post On Coming Back to FMP appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Starting a business is a journey, as any founder will tell you. When I started Federated Media Publishing almost eight years ago, I did my best to collect all the lessons learned from Wired, The Industry Standard, and Web 2 Summit, and apply them to my new venture. One of those lessons was that it’s [.] The post On Coming Back to FMP appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.

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Ubiquitous Video: Why We Need a Robots.txt For the Real World

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The post Ubiquitous Video: Why We Need a Robots.txt For the Real World appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Last night I had an interesting conversation at a small industry dinner. Talk turned to Google Glass, in the context of Snapchat and other social photo sharing apps. Everyone at the table agreed: it was inevitable – whether it be Glass, GoPro, a button in your clothing or some other form factor – personalized, “always on” streaming of images will be ubiquitous.

Excellent Content Marketing: Dear NSA…

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The post Excellent Content Marketing: Dear NSA… appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. This short Slideshare deck , an extremely clever satire of the now infamous NSA slide deck , should be Slideshare’s marketing calling card. Echoes of the Tide and Oreo executions that are getting such plaudits recently. Love it. Dear NSA, let me take care of your slides. from Emiland.

A Social, Elastic Model for Paid Content

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The post A Social, Elastic Model for Paid Content appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. I was interested to read today that Esquire is currently experimenting with a per-article paywall. For $1.99, you can read a 10,000-word piece about a neurosurgeon who claims to have visited heaven. Esquire’s EIC on the experiment: “… great journalism—and the months that go into creating it—isn’t free.

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Facebook Is No Longer Flat: On Graph Search

John Battelle's Searchblog

The post Facebook Is No Longer Flat: On Graph Search appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. A sample Graph Search result for the query “friends photos before 1999.” ” By now the news is sweeping across the blogosophere and into the mainstream press: Facebook is doing Search! Well, not so fast. Facebook is not doing search, at least not search Google-style.

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Hasta La Alta Vista, Baby.

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The post Hasta La Alta Vista, Baby. appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. I just saw the news that Yahoo! is “sunsetting” Alta Vista , one of the first “good” search engines. This makes me a little misty, as Alta Vista was the search engine I used BG – Before Google – and it had a real shot at *being* Google, had its various owners not utterly screwed it up over the years.

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Who Owns The Right to Filter Your Feed?

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The post Who Owns The Right to Filter Your Feed? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image) Last week I was in Salt Lake City for the Adobe Summit, on a stage the size of a parking lot. After some opening remarks about how the world is increasingly lit with data, I brought out Adam Bain, President of Global Revenue for Twitter. (He He Vined it, natch.) Five thousand or so folks [.] The post Who Owns The Right to Filter Your Feed? appeared first on John Battelle's Search.

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