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Peter S. Vogel
May 26 Webcast- Update on Social Media for TexasBarCLE

Please join me for a Social Media webcast which will be an update about Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Yelp, Google, and much more on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 12:30-1:30pm CDT. You can sign up for the webcast at TexasBarCLE .

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Peter S. Vogel
Google Street View Cars Collect WiFi Network Data

To the surprise of many Google confirmed that since 2006 its Street View Cars captured WiFi network information in addition to Street View Photos. Google uses this WiFi network information to improve location-based services like search and maps. Specifically...

Peter S. Vogel
Testimony about the Impact of Social Media on Open Government

I was honored to be asked by the Texas Senate to testify how Social Media impacts Open Government at a hearing on May 11, 2010 and you are welcome to read my Statement concerning Charge #13 for the Senate Affairs Committee: Study the Public Information...

Peter S. Vogel
Search Engine Update: Google grabs 71% of U.S. searches, Bing slips

No surprise that Google's search engine continues to grow at the expense of Yahoo! and Microsoft's Bing. Hitwise now reports April 2010: Google at 71.4%, Yahoo! down 1% to to 14.96%, Bing down 2% to 9.43%, Ask down 37% to 2.18%, and the remaining...

Peter S. Vogel
Too Late for HP in the Smart Phone Market?

Is HP's purchase of Palm for $1.2 billion seems too little too late for HP to compete in the smart phone market? As the largest manufacturer of computers in the world it does seem like HP should be in the smart phone market, and yet few people...

Peter S. Vogel
f8 - Facebook's Play to Take Over the Entire Internet

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerman recently announced significant changes to Facebook expanding 100's of websites with "open graph" and "like" which may revolutionize the Internet . At the annual f8 Facebook outside developers'...