Home or office? Virtual or physical? Face-to-face or hand in hand... Mobile vs. static? Productivity vs. productivity vs. savings vs. investment v...
Google Sign-In represents a significant step forward for Google and its potential for growth. A quick look at how initial partners are using Sign-In provides a glance at what could come in the future.
Remember the Internet in its early stages? Fast forward to today. I get into my car in the morning on the way to work and my phone checks the traffic, finding the best route. During a quick stop at Starbucks, my Starbucks card pops up on my phone as I walk through the door so I don't have to open the app to pay. Another app streams personalized music during my commute.
Two important but too-unsung women in media met at an idea this week: that media and advertising are becoming voluntary. Just as it becomes difficult to force people to pay for content, which is no longer scarce, it also becomes impossible to force them to see advertising.
This year's TED was a remarkable collection of thinkers and dreamers -- here are some images from the past week's event
The 10 leaders profiled below represent different industries, different disciplines, and even a few different countries, but they all share one thing in common - they're all CEO ready. Meet my predictions (in no particular order) for the next crop of chief executives...
Google Privacy Counsel Claims: Wanting Privacy is Like Wanting Chivalry, and Only a Madman would Oppose Google Google really needs a compliance off...
Often at TED, there's bit of innovation that is causing the most conversation, and it is the thing that's just around the corner... not yet public bu...
Following in the footsteps of Facebook, which launched Facebook Gifts in September, Google+ users can now click "Buy" within Google+ itself, be taken through prompts and easily purchase products.
Elements of past success in previous organizations can be incredibly helpful in shaping strategy in a new position, but the default mindset needs to be 'what's new and different here that requires new and different solutions?', not 'what can I copy wholesale from my last job?'.
This is a column I never expected to write and never wanted to write. It is part of the never-ending saga of corporate misbehavior, misrepresentation, and even lying at Google.
Why should you be interested in this biannual report, whose latest issue came out just weeks ago? While it may not impact you directly at the moment, this report discloses which governments asked Google to reveal information about users they happen to be interested in.x
About four years ago, we started hiring high school interns. The idea was to introduce basic software development skills and help create interest in the field. What we didn't anticipate was how much we'd learn in the process. In many ways, the teachers became the students, and the experience continues to transform the way we view risk, reward -- and the user experience.
A good therapist will care for us, accept and even love us, in her or his own way, and thus allow us to accept and love ourselves a little more. I don't know if we can ever achieve such a relationship without a human connection.
We have been conditioned to accept privacy abuses as the price of using the Internet. These abuses generally involve having our search engine send us "better" ads, which most of us believe cannot be too dangerous.
The game, played on an Android phone, uses augmented reality and GPS data, which enable players to see, on their screens, the invisible portals and other virtual structures and artifacts "overlaid" on our real world.