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Thursday: April 8, 2010

A quick look at the world's most innovative companies.A quick look at the world's most innovative companies.

Did you have any doubts as to which five companies are currently the world's most innovative? I'll admit four out of five were pretty easy to guess but I was not quite aware of the mystery guest behind door number five.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:07 AM | Tags (9) | innovation | companies | economics | visual | company | facebook | apple | google | amazon |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: April 1, 2010

Google shall henceforth be known as Topeka. All hail Topeka.Google shall henceforth be known as Topeka. All hail Topeka.

Ah Google, you never fail to disappoint on April Fools day. Take a tour through some of your commonly used Google Topeka products and you'll see even more changes that you might not expect

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:04 AM | Tags (8) | google | aprilfools | joke | company | rebranding | topeka | translate | animals |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: January 5, 2010

Apple to acquire Quattro Wireless Ad Company for a mere $275 million.Apple to acquire Quattro Wireless Ad Company for a mere $275 million.

The news comes after Google announced plans in November to buy AdMob, another mobile ad provider, for $750 million. Both Quattro and AdMob focus on in-application and other types of mobile ads...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:46 AM | Tags (8) | acquisition | admob | ads | apple | company | competition | quattro | wireless |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

Google decides to acquire yet another advertising company.Google decides to acquire yet another advertising company.

Teracent claims to be able to tweak adverts according to computer analysis of early reaction to different elements of the banner. It also offers analytics software to crunch the numbers produced by the ads.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 6:32 AM | Tags (8) | acquisition | advertising | adverts | analytics | banners | company | google | teracent |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

A narcissistic boss destroys morale and hurts the bottom line says scientific study.A narcissistic boss destroys morale and hurts the bottom line says scientific study.

'Having a narcissistic boss creates a toxic environment for virtually everyone who must come in contact with this individual,' Hochwarter said. 'The team perspective ceases to exist, and the work environment becomes increasingly stressful. Productivity typically plummets as well.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 2:42 PM | Tags (6) | boss | company | michaelscott | morale | office | workplace |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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