Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy “You gotta meet Demetri while you’re in town.” The text message had come from an entrepreneur and investor I knew. One of those guys with enviable and inexplicable links to business heroes and at least a couple...
Jan 22 2014, 5:06am CST
Beats Vs. Spotify: Let The Streaming Wars Begin Beats Music is being launched today to much fanfare and rightfully so. Using “music curation” as its main calling card, it’s a different take on a theme used by other competitive services. Whether the public views that...
Jan 22 2014, 4:21am CST
What Windows 9 Must Do To Avoid Flopping Like Windows 8 Windows 8 is a flop. It is a painful thing to say about one of the most ambitious operating systems ever released, but the stats don’t lie. It has taken half the OS market share Windows 7 did in its first 12 months (10...
Jan 17 2014, 5:01pm CST
Adding Salt To Dropbox's Wounds - Box Offers 50GB For Free Last weekend wasn’t an awesome one for Dropbox, their outage caused consternation in the Twitterverse as many people suggested it was yet another example of Dropbox not yet being enterprise ready. I’ve had a deluge of...
Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST
Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sentiment was on the side of the company. With that said, proponents of shutting down 23andme...
Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST
Finding A Mentor Is Easier Than You Think January is National Mentoring Month, so I decided focus this blog on ways to find career mentors. Finding career mentors may actually be easier than you think, but asking someone you don’t know to be your mentor can be...
Jan 6 2014, 4:26am CST
Samsung Continues Android Collaboration With Galaxy 2 Camera In advance of the upcoming CES trade show, Samsung today announced the Galaxy 2, the Korean company’s 21x zoom, 16MP camera that runs on Google's Android OS. Pricing and availability are not yet available, but this year...
Jan 2 2014, 10:41am CST
Rap Genius Gets Rapped By Google For SEO Spam There’s two lessons to be learned from this little episode of Rap Genius getting rapped over the knuckles by Google concerning SEO spam practices. The first is that it’s terribly dangerous to base an entire business on...
Dec 26 2013, 9:41am CST
10 Payments And Commerce Predictions For 2014 The following guest post is by Henry Helgeson, the CEO and co-founder of Merchant Warehouse, a recognized leader in payment processing technologies.
2013 was a big year for the mobile commerce space, with major...
Dec 23 2013, 12:16pm CST
Three UK Offers Free Roaming in the USA The mobile provider Three has introduced free roaming in the United States for its UK consumer base. In other words, data storage, text messaging and calls will be free of charge in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave. Three extends its Feel At Home proposition to 11 destinations around the world including the USA, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Macau.
Dec 4 2013, 5:38am CST
Salesforce Introduces its New CRM Platform Salesforce1 Occasionally there are things that come along and solve many issues at one and the same time. Take the case of Salesforce.com. It has introduced its Salesforce1, a a revolutionary CRM platform to directly connect third-party apps and services with customers and developers.
Nov 18 2013, 2:58am CST
Barnes & Noble Introduces Holiday Ad Campaign and NOOK GlowLight Barnes & Noble has introduced their new ad campaign and new $119 NOOK GlowLight eReader for this holiday season. Actor Jack McBrayer features this campaign titled “It All Happens at Barnes & Noble”. It is also used to promote the lighter NOOK GlowLight as well as their stores as a shopping paradise.
Nov 12 2013, 6:49am CST
Flipboard introduces catalogs to boost shopping Just in time before the holiday season arrives, popular social-network aggregation app, Flipboard, has added the a new shopping category in the content guide which lets users view curated magazines from shoppable brands...
Nov 11 2013, 11:38pm CST
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