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July 10, 2011
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5 changes to Facebook Pages and Places to help global brands

On 13th July Facebook will be launching new Pages and Places functionality to enhance the existing parent-child Page structure Facebook will be adding mass management features to help businesses, in particular global brands, establish a more...
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October 21, 2020
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GoDaddy Sold for $2.25 Billion

GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain registrar, has been sold to three private equity firms in a deal valued at $225 billion, the company announced late Friday As a report predicted a week ago, private equity firms KKR & Co, Silver Lake...
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September 15, 2020
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Google Launches Social +1 Button and Competes with Facebook

Google has been dominated by geeks since its inception and social has never been part of the heritage The mathematical algorithms that drive Google search have been created by the men in white lab coats with minds as sharp as razors and with more...
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June 27, 2011
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How the world uses social networks

Social networks in every country might live on the same Internet, but that doesn’t prevent differences in online customs and culture from developing along geographic borders Ongoing market research service Global Web Index has mapped these...
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June 24, 2011
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Utah Gunman: Changes Facebook Status

Jason Valdez is no stranger to Utah police His latest brush with the law, however, may have been the most public An armed Valdez, 36, held a woman hostage at a motel in a tense 16-hour, overnight standoff with SWAT teams, all while finding time to...
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September 21, 2020
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Augmented reality app concept

AR technology has been getting seriously powerful recently, but we still need smart little ideas like this to keep us interested "Augmented Reality Cinema" is a concept which would spot when you're in a famous movie location and then trigger...
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September 21, 2020
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Wang Gongquan, Billionaire Investor, Uses Social Media To Announce He's Leaving Wife For Mistress

Billionaire investor Wang Gongquan recently announced to the world that he was leaving his wife to elope with his mistress -- and he did it on a Chinese microblogging site like Twitter, called Sina Weibo "I am giving up everything and eloping...
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June 21, 2011
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Early Facebook Investor Is Bullish on New York

Long before Goldman Sachs sunk hundreds of millions of dollars into Facebook at a soaring $50 billion valuation, an Accel partner, Jim Breyer, made a controversial bet on a Harvard dropout In April 2005, he spearheaded Accel’s $127 million...
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September 21, 2020
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Social Media Revolution

Eric Qualman, the Socialnomics author who has made a name for himself by creating short, entertaining videos jam-packed with social media statistics, is at it again His original video, the "Social Media Revolution”, now has 28 million views On...
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June 19, 2011
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My Angel Investor Checklist

I know through hard experience that I’m one of the dumbest investors I know Here are two examples: the time I cost Yasser Arafat $2 million (and lost investors another $100 million in the process) and the worst VC decision ever made (of course, it...
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