Conversations


Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

In the lobby of Google’s Building 900 at its Mountain View headquarters, there’s a display of Google-colored squares and rectan...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already?

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already?

An article from TheStreet.com has declared that just as the i3 is launching, a “critical BMW selling point has been r...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

In 2014, women leaders rose to the top in many different industries.  Healthcare, cars manufacturing, advertising and even...

Jan 22 2014, 8:11am CST

Google and the Social CRM Business

Google and the Social CRM Business

Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they shoul...

Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

I4U news

Questions and answers about Obama's new NSA rules

Questions and answers about Obama's plan to rein in NSA snooping on phone records and emails WASHINGTON (AP) — Pr...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

I4U news

Facebook adds trending topics to site

Facebook adds trending topics to site to tell users what people are posting about NEW YORK (AP) — In a move that...

Jan 16 2014, 3:47pm CST

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwid...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

AOL Hands Off Patch To Turnaround Firm Hale Global

AOL Hands Off Patch To Turnaround Firm Hale Global

This is the way the saga of Patch and AOL ends: Not with a bang, nor with a whimper, but with a “Huh?” Pressed to find a buyer...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov was not only one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation; he was a prolific author of popular science...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone

medical device syncs readings to your iPhone...

Jan 14 2014, 12:09pm CST

CES Draws Attention to Non-Mainstream Technologies

CES Draws Attention to Non-Mainstream Technologies

As CES draws to a close, it’s clear that the annual confab of what used to be quaintly refered to as the “Consumer Electronics...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business."

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business."

John Mackey, the co-CEO of Whole Foods, is the author (with Raj Sisodia) of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit...

Jan 12 2014, 1:26pm CST

IBM's Watson Could Help Turn Big Data Buzz Into Business

IBM's Watson Could Help Turn Big Data Buzz Into Business

It has been said that the Internet is like all the world’s books gathered in one place, then thrown indiscriminately on the flo...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06am CST

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. What happen...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST

Talk Outside the Box

Talk Outside the Box

Our imaginations are limited by our experience; our routine; our habitual ways of working, thinking, and dreaming. This isn’t i...

Jan 10 2014, 6:01pm CST

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China

It’s the second week of 2014, and I’m on my way to visit the world’s innovation center, Silicon Valley, for the first time. My...

Jan 10 2014, 5:01pm CST

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales

Five Steps To Making Sales Through Social Media An integral part of the sales process is getting to know your prospects and es...

Jan 10 2014, 10:01am CST

I4U news

The Ignored Side Of Social Media: Customer Service

The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on January 2, 2014. What do you do when your flight to San Fr...

Jan 9 2014, 3:36pm CST

The Executive's Famous Last Words

The Executive's Famous Last Words

At Kotter Intetnational, Jimmy Leppert has the challenging job of encouraging executives to view leadership from a new perspect...

Jan 9 2014, 5:16am CST

I4U news

Can 2014 Be The Year Of Real Healthcare Innovation?

Our body is a machine for living.  It is organized for that, it is its nature.  Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defe...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm CST

I4U news

The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation

As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies....

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

Catching Up With Michael Fertik, Still On A Mission To Save You From The Internet

Catching Up With Michael Fertik, Still On A Mission To Save You From The Internet

Evangelist is a word that’s bandied around all too often in the business world. But when you meet a person that really is on a...

Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

“The greatest form of philanthropy is an investment in an entrepreneur” I first heard of Tiger 21 during a conversation with M...

Jan 8 2014, 1:51am CST

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook

A well-intentioned grandmother accidentally hurt her grandkids’ feelings. She took screenshots of their delightful Instagram ph...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

Monster DNA Pro Wireless headphones debut at CES 2014

Monster DNA Pro Wireless headphones debut at CES 2014

Monster unveils new Bluetooth headphones that cost nearly $450...

Jan 7 2014, 11:43am CST

Monster DNA Pro Wireless headphones debut at CES 2014

Monster DNA Pro Wireless headphones debut at CES 2014

Monster unveils new Bluetooth headphones that cost nearly $450...

Jan 7 2014, 11:43am CST

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

What if you invented a revolutionary product that replaced narcotics to alleviate pain, but you fumbled the public relations (P...

Jan 7 2014, 5:06am CST

Facebook To Help Brands Convert 55 Million U.S. Hispanics

Facebook To Help Brands Convert 55 Million U.S. Hispanics

In 2014 brands must finally resolve their fate with Hispanic consumers. Most companies see only the growing number of Hispanic...

Jan 6 2014, 9:46am CST

I4U news

The Media Startup Getting 20 Year Olds To Talk About More Than Cat Pictures

The newsroom of the future will probably resemble the three airy, wood-floored rooms PolicyMic rents in Midtown Manhattan. On t...

Jan 6 2014, 7:56am CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel,...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

Why Leadership Is About Dignity

Why Leadership Is About Dignity

“A bold new way of tackling poverty that’s about dignity, not dependence and choice, not charity.” When I first read that on Ac...

Jan 6 2014, 6:46am CST

Social Clout At Re/Code

Social Clout At Re/Code

Very few business news organizations enjoy the brand esteem and influence of Dow Jones’s Wall Street Journal. A prominent story...

Jan 5 2014, 3:01pm CST

4 Changes Google Is Making And How They Affect Content Creation

4 Changes Google Is Making And How They Affect Content Creation

SEO experts and webmasters spend a lot of time worrying about Google algorithm changes. In 2013, the search engine giant tweake...

Jan 5 2014, 10:31am CST

Enterprise Social Networks, Fabric Overlays Or Connected Services?

Enterprise Social Networks, Fabric Overlays Or Connected Services?

I spend a lot of time talking to investment houses and the like and advising them on what I perceive to be the big opportunitie...

Jan 3 2014, 12:26pm CST

7 Tips For Crafting An Effective Sales Pitch

7 Tips For Crafting An Effective Sales Pitch

How do you craft an effective sales pitch? First, ditch the “pitch”—or at least neglect the traditional meaning of the word. It...

Jan 3 2014, 10:56am CST

Air Travel Industry's New Year's Resolutions: A Report Card

Air Travel Industry's New Year's Resolutions: A Report Card

Two years ago at New Year’s, I dreamed a beautiful dream of 12 resolutions for the air travel industry. As 2014 begins, let’s r...

Jan 2 2014, 3:21pm CST

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting from a Collaborative Economy

It’s being called the “Sharing Economy,” “Mesh Economy, ”  “Collaborative Consumption,” and now the “Collaborative Economy.” Wh...

Jan 2 2014, 2:11pm CST