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Google Glass is Doomed

Google Glass's Chief Pundit Reaches For The Doomed Word
Google Glass is becoming an enigma. Over the past week the fashion world, via hair care product vendor L’Oreal, made a...
Read more Jan 20 2014, 7:44am CST

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Questions remain for Mayday PAC

Source: Sunlight Foundation

Mayday PAC founder and Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig speaking at Stanford University in 2008; Photo credit: Flickr user Robert Scoble I won’t be asking you to DONATE NOW again and again. That bit is done. Instead, for the rest of this cycle, what you’ll hear from us is about how your campaign is working. We’ve got lots of ideas about how to make this work. We’ll be testing them and improving them and building lots that’s new. But you’ve ...
Full article at: Sunlight Foundation 1 day ago, 1:15pm CDT

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Verizon nearly doubles quarterly profits after buying Verizon Wireless

Source: Ars Technica

Robert Scoble Just how profitable is fully acquiring America’s largest mobile phone company? Very. In February of this year, Verizon purchased the remaining minority stake in Verizon Wireless previously held by Vodafone. Verizon has since raked in $4.2 billion in profits during the second quarter of 2014, compared to $2.2 billion over the same time period in 2013. Sti ...
Full article at: Ars Technica 1 day ago, 11:56am CDT

Revolutionary Nanosys QDEF Screen Technology launches later this YEar

Revolutionary Nanosys QDEF Screen Technology launches later this YEar
Our Displays are about to become great.
Read more Jun 24 2011, 3:07am CDT

A Paris Cafe Refused To Let Billionaire CEO Marc Benioff Eat There

Source: The Business Insider

Variety's Purpose: The Family Entertainment And Faith-Based Summit In Association With Rogers And Cowan
Marc Benioff has been spending a few months in Europe this summer, throwing conferences, attending the opening of the new Tower in London, and building data centers in the UK, France, and Germany. But neither his status as a world tech leader, nor his mission to bring jobs to the region, nor his considerable net worth ($3.2 billion) mattered much to the maître d' of a famous Paris restaurant. The maître d' refused to serve Benioff lunch, the CE ...
Full article at: The Business Insider Jun 30 2014, 5:02pm CDT

Microsoft is cooler than Apple

Source: BetaNews

In business perception is everything. Many companies succeed or fail not because their products are great but their brands are perceived to be that way. Apple is a remarkable perception manager. Consider iPhone 5s, which features and benefits fall far behind many competing devices. Rather than innovate, the fruit-logo launches an evocative marketing campaign -- "You're more powerful than you thi ...
Full article at: BetaNews Jun 23 2014, 12:34pm CDT

What Entrepreneurs Should Learn From The Wildly Successful App 'Yo'

Source: The Business Insider

During a week where Amazon finally launched its smartphone and Facebook trotted out Slingshot, the thing that captured everyone's attention was a "stupid" app that does nothing but send a one-word message, "Yo." The developer of the app showed it to tech blogger Robert Scoble, (who told him, "This is the stupidest, most addictive app I've ever seen in my life.").  Scoble posted a link to the app on his Facebook page. That ...
Full article at: The Business Insider Jun 21 2014, 3:18pm CDT

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Bill Belichick Offers No Comment on Aaron Hernandez Texts
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THE INSIDE STORY OF YO: How A 'Stupid' App Attracted Million Of Dollars And Rocketed To The Top Of The App Store

Source: Business Insider

Moshe Hogeg was getting tired of asking his employee, Or Arbel, for a favor. Hogeg, the CEO and founder of Tel Aviv company Mobli, had requested a simple way to get in touch with his wife and his assistant via his smartphone. Email chains were burdensome. Even texting encouraged longer conversations than Hogeg had time for. He envisioned a simple app with large buttons that, when pressed, would send a one-word notific ...
Full article at: Business Insider Jun 21 2014, 10:09am CDT

The Xoom is Out: First Impressions and LTE Upgrade News

The Xoom is Out: First Impressions and LTE Upgrade News
Data activation is no longer required on the $800 model.
Read more Feb 24 2011, 8:18am CST


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