Use of the (Internet) public increasingly seems like a viable way to fight crime. Keepers of the law can’t be everywhere and large investigations cannot always be carried out, especially in the case of minor offences. In the meantime, appeals by the German police on Facebook, or the Seattle based Twitter search for stolen vehicles (@getyourcarback) just about symbolize a guarded request to fulfill civic duties.

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A woman, let’s call her Lisa, buys socks for her husband. The socks are good brand name quality, warm and comfy. Her husband, let’s call him Kai, is pleased with the gift. But Lisa often has cold feet and soon starts to wear the socks herself. Kai is not pleased. The heels of the socks are soon thin and whenever he wants to wear them, they are either in the laundry or his wife has them on. They get into a fight – and let the crowd decide who is right.

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The cloud is the first overcast that can make you happy. Because you can get rich quick with the right instinct for consumer trends and the help of the cloud. In America and now here too. Take a look at some of the more glamorous examples of cloud-based business ideas and startups and read what makes them so successful. (Article from the customer magazine “BestPractice 2/2012” from T-Systems) more… (in Germany)