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Fight Content Smog to Win Fame, Fortune and Your Dog's Undying Love

Lee Traupel | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Scratch any millennial geek today and "disintermediation" will bubble to the surface immediately. For good reason. Our world is being redefined as never before. It's the new digital world order and here is quick review for brands in need of refreshment.

Facebook's MarkZ Bytes the Cooked Apple

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I'm an online privacy advocate. I do dozens of radio interviews every month on the subject. I attend and speak at symposiums such as the GMIC SV Conference last week. I am also CEO of Sgrouples Inc., which recently launched the world's private communication network, MeWe.

You Can't Have These Tech Gadgets for Christmas

Dieter Holger | Posted 02.08.2015 | Technology
Dieter Holger

There are lots of gadgets that you can have this Xmas, but what about the ones you can't have?

The Top 5 Business Books I Read This Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Maria Rodale

I don't usually read a lot of business books. My primary reading time is right before bed, and reading books about business right before going to s...

People Really Dig Working In Media

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.11.2014 | Media

Exciting news for anyone considering a career in media: As it turns out, people in the industry really love their jobs. Glassdoor this week release...

Android Dominates an Unusual Quarter

Michael R. Levin | Posted 02.09.2015 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

CIRP finds that among two major mobile operating systems, Google Android and Apple iOS, Android won a much larger share of new phone activations than iOS.

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 02.09.2015 | Technology
Jason Saltmarsh

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.

Why Europe Is Afraid of Google

Alain Elkann | Posted 02.08.2015 | World
Alain Elkann

If you own a 90 percent market share, or in some countries even more than that, you are de facto the entry gate to the digital world. If you then decide to discriminate against competitors, or favor your own products over everyone else's -- even when the quality is inferior and without full transparency to the users -- this is an unhealthy market situation.

Can Uber Fix Itself?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 02.07.2015 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Given its size and the strength of its idea, Uber has the potential to become a blue chip company that can disrupt the car service business in a positive way, but first it needs to do some serious soul-searching.

Most Delicious? Oreos Versus Tracking Cookies

Mark Weinstein | Posted 02.07.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

You would think that cookies and technology together would make the most awesome partners since chocolate and peanut butter, right? If only...say it ain't so!

Are You Listening Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft? Technology's Real Purpose and Promise

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 02.05.2015 | Technology
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Moore's Law which was first espoused by Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, essentially and correctly predicted that technology speed and decreasing price would double every 18 months.

Speed to Market is Essential for Success in the Digital Age

Lee Traupel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

There's an old Gypsy saying heard around the campfire: "speed can be a friend or your enemy." This is so applicable to small to mid sized companies today. Rapid change and global markets are defining how business grow and compete.

Protect Inventors or Take Down Trolls? Patent Reform with Senator John Cornyn, CEO Innovestion, and Rackspace

Maya Horgan | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics
Maya Horgan

Senator John Cornyn, Rackspace, and CEO-General Council Kevin Fiur share their insights on a few impending policies that will liberate the entrepreneur... or facilitate idea stealing.

The New Social Contract for The Internet

Jean-Christophe Nothias | Posted 02.04.2015 | Technology
Jean-Christophe Nothias

It is time for our Internet masters, most of them in the U.S., to acknowledge that a state is not just a counter-terrorism agency or a counter-regulating body. Each state must stand for social peace, public health, education, welfare, protection and prosperity for its citizens and neighbors.

Google To Introduce Child-Friendly Products

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc plans to roll out child-friendly versions of its most popular products in a bid to be "fun and safe for children", USA Today re...

Internet of Things, The Game Changer

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 01.31.2015 | Technology
Paul Mashegoane

The world has never seen something like this, not even science fiction movies did not exactly predict this. We have seen a drop in the ocean of what's about to happen, approaching us at a lightning speed.

Climate Change This Week: the Pepsi Hijack, Cooling Mirrors, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.31.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. An Inspiring Conversation on Addressing Climate Change National Scientific Adviso...

For Ebola Response - Think Infrastructure, Not Donations

Ifeoma Ajunwa | Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact
Ifeoma Ajunwa

I have no doubt that those who give donations to charities or NGOs working in developing nations have good intentions and are trying to help; the problem is that, most times, this isn't the most effective way to help.

Doesn't Cortana Know That Disparaging Siri Reflects Negatively on Her Parents?

Ira Kalb | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketers know that when a company "badmouths" a competitor, it is (more often than not) a big mistake -- especially when the company being disparaged has Apple's track record of success.

Outdoor Spaces Gear Up for the Holidays in Manhattan

Toni Haber | Posted 01.26.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Every year, the start of the holiday season in New York is symbolized by the festive displays in public areas around the city. Traditionally, we look out for the raising of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center. However, this year a new digital figure is being added to the mix.

Great Content Is Embedded in Your Business DNA

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.25.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Involve your entire organization whether it's five or fifty people: great content ideas come in all shapes and sizes: admins, customers, channel partners, sales, support, customer service and/or exec staff.

How Code Empowers Social Good: The Nest Labs Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 01.23.2015 | Home
Saeed Jabbar

Recently I caught up with Maxime Veron, Head of Product Management at Nest to take a deeper look at the company's initiatives in the areas of social good, artificial intelligence(AI) and their vision for the future of the smart home.

Google's New Spoon Makes Eating Easier For Those With Tremors

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 01.25.2015 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. But these spoons (don't call them spoogl...

Google Pulls Plug On 'Ass Hunters,' Horrifying Game That Allows Users To Kill Gays

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Google has removed a game from Google Play that involved the killing of gay people for sport and survival. Called "Ass Hunter," users reported...

Europe Declares War on Google!

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.24.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Word leaked out on Friday in Brussels that The European Parliament is going to call for the break-up of Google. That must be a tough pill to swallow for Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.