Monday: April 12, 2010
- Palm would just like everyone to know that they would like someone to purchase them.
So now the big question is just who will purchase Palm and for how much. According to the source article HTC, Lenovo ,and RIM have all expressed some kind of interest in being a potential future owner of the currently troubled handset maker.
Monday: April 5, 2010
- Google acquires Episodic, will be folded into YouTube in the near future.
Episodic, a San Francisco-based start-up founded by Noam Lovinsky and Matias Cudich, describes itself as a 'comprehensive platform for broadcasting live and on-demand video to the web or any web-enabled device.' Episodic announced the acquisition in a blog post Friday.
Thursday: March 25, 2010
- A list of the world's most ethical companies according to a New York City think tank.
The 100 companies that made the final cut include first-time recipients Ford Motor Company, Adobe Systems and Campbell Soup. Google, Starbucks, General Electric and 33 other companies have appeared on the list for all four of its years.
Monday: March 22, 2010
- Palm not doing so well these days thanks to poor sales and lagging stock.
Analysts and news outlets already seem to running a countdown on just when exactly Palm will go belly up and call it day. I wonder which major company will rise to the occasion and snatch up Palm for themselves should that event arise.
Wednesday: March 10, 2010
- Google pulls the curtain back on brand new app marketplace for business.
Yes folks, the Google App Store is officially open for business - specifically your business. And by business I really mean your enterprise business. There are apps of all shapes and colors ranging from customer management all the way over to workflow management.
Monday: February 8, 2010
- Google will probably make over a billion via online advertising this year.
In display advertising, Google lags behind Yahoo!, which had revenue of $6.5 billion in 2009 that was generated largely from its display ads. Google has tried to catch up in part through acquisitions. Two of the biggest were aimed at the display ad market.
Tuesday: January 26, 2010
- AOL decides to acquire an Internet video firm for $36.5 million.
AOL is looking to do a stronger nationwide video push across their numerous web properties. I guess they are banking on this video thing really taking off on the Interwebs. Anything is possible right?
Tuesday: January 5, 2010
- Google will most likely pull the curtain back on their very own Android smartphone today.
Creating its own handset reflects Google’s effort to expand advertising sales on mobile devices, a market that may grow to between $2 billion and $3 billion in the U.S. by 2013, up from less than $1 billion now, according to Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.
Wednesday: December 9, 2009
- Dell would like you to know they made $6.5 million in sales via Twitter.
Dell now considers Twitter to be a 'significant new channel' in which to reach customers. If Twitter landed me a couple million in sales I'm guessing that I'd think it would be pretty significant as well.
Tuesday: November 24, 2009
- Twitter would like you to know that they will start to make money in 2010.
Revenue through non-traditional advertising will be key in 2010 according to Twitter founder, Biz Stone. Oh, and there may be some more acquisitions on the horizon as well.
- Ten questions you should never stop asking according to Forbes.
The headline was a misleading as I thought Forbes was referring to ten existential questions you should never stop asking yourself. Turns out they just meant it from a business point of view. Oh well.
Friday: November 20, 2009
- Steve Ballmer quite pleased with how Windows 7 turned out.
Ballmer told the Microsoft Annual Shareholder Meeting that Windows 7 has been outselling previous versions of Windows, including Windows Vista, by a ratio of two to one. While Ballmer declined to give exact sales numbers he said that the sales were fantastic.
Monday: November 9, 2009
- Kraft would really like to get their hands on that elusive Cadbury bunny.
Kraft now has 28 days to post its official offer document to Cadbury shareholders, which will then trigger the 60-day bid timetable under British takeover rules. That would mean Kraft would know if it has won over Cadbury shareholders right around Valentine's Day.
Friday: October 2, 2009
- Eight digital alternatives to paper business cards.
Go on, impress the next person who offers you a stodgy paper business card. Paper? That's like a baby's toy!
Monday: September 28, 2009
- Ten rock star tech executives you've probably never heard of.
Behind all of the major names in tech are even smarter people with a lot of talent. And yes, some of them even have time to play cards with their dog.