Monthly Archives: March 2014

Simple Trick for Better Brainstorming Sessions

The ability to generate good ideas is perhaps one of the most valuable assets in business. But what if you’re feeling uninspired or blocked? First, you need to understand everyone has the ability to be creative. It’s not a special giftonly certain … Continue reading

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Why BlackBerry’s Turnaround May Be Too Late

It would be an understatement to say that the BlackBerry has fallen out of favor with the mobile set. Once so revered and coveted that it was dubbed “CrackBerry,” it now commands only a fraction of its former market share. … Continue reading

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Larry Page Says It’s Time to Think Big

If Google CEO Larry Page were to get hit by a bus tomorrow, most of his fortune would go straight to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Why? Because Musk is truly audacious. At the TED 2014 conference Wednesday in Vancouver, Canada, Page said Musk’s … Continue reading

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AFTER RAISING $40 MILLION FROM GOOGLE CAPITAL, RENAISSANCE LEARNING IS SOLD FOR $1.1 BILLION

A month after Google Capital, the search giant’s late-stage investment arm,injected $40 million into Renaissance Learning, the cloud-based education platform has been sold for $1.1 billion to private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. The deal marks the first exit of Google Capital’s … Continue reading

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10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday

“Go figure out what that World Wide Web thing is.” Ironically, that was my first newspaper assignment. I’m still trying to untangle the infinite tunneling intricacies of the Web all these years later, even today on its 25th birthday. It’s … Continue reading

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How to Manage the Chaos of Creativity

It’s the fourth day of SXSW Interactive, and though the throngs of geeks and enthusiasts are getting tired, it didn’t stop a handful of them from lining up to see Patricia Korth-McDonnell, partner and managing director of design firm Huge, … Continue reading

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ONE REASON MARKETERS KNOW YOU’LL CLICK ON THIS MIND-BLOWING LINK

Getting people to click has always been the bread and butter for digital marketers. The topics of using search engines and social media to garner clicks have been well covered, but mobile phones and curated feeds have now brought us … Continue reading

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12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

If it has to happen, then it has to happen first, writes Laura Vanderkam, time management expert and author of “What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast.” Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke … Continue reading

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With Free Version of Windows, Microsoft Gives In to the Google Way

Microsoft is slowly transforming itself into something that looks a lot like Google. It’s not just that Microsoft is very much a player in web search, after five years at the helm of Bing. It’s not just that the tech … Continue reading

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