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Why Google+ Is an Education Game Changer

Why Google+ Is an Education Game Changer LIZ DWYER Education Editor July 14, 2011 • 7:00 am PDT 653 responses It’s been a week since I snagged a Google+ invite, and while it’s fun to hit the reset button on my personal social media life, what I’m really interested in is how the service is … Continue reading

Skype’s New Education Platform Connects Classrooms Around the Globe

Skype’s New Education Platform Connects Classrooms Around the Globe LIZ DWYER Education Editor March 31, 2011 • 5:30 pm PDT 90 responses Good news for teachers looking to collaborate with their colleagues in other parts of the world. Skype has a new free service just for educators called Skype in the classroom, “a free global … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 • 3:30 pm PDT In April, Peter Thiel, one of the co-founders of PayPal and the first major investor in Facebook, announced “20 Under 20,” his experiment that will pay students from some of the nation’s most elite colleges $100,000 each to drop out and start companies. Thiel’s views on college degrees … Continue reading

Four Daily Deal Sites That Are Better (for the World) than Groupon

It seems like a new daily deal site comes online just about every week, promising you 50 percent off of anything you can swipe a credit card at. All kinds of copycats are chasing Groupon’s $15 billion tail. But getting discounts doesn’t have to be all about teeth whitening and tapas. The daily deal model … Continue reading

How This 19-Year-Old Is Taking On Google

He’s an Israeli who sidestepped military service in favor of moving to the Bay Area to become Y Combinator’s youngest founder. Six months later, all eyes are on Daniel Gross, as he has almost $5 million in funding backing his search engine, Greplin. Oh, and he didn’t go to college. By Christine Lagorio | @lagorio … Continue reading

How to get a job at Google, interview questions, hiring process

By Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing How to get a job at Google, interview questions, hiring process The Google hiring process is designed to hire the most talented, creative, and articulate people in the world who will be the best fit for Google. The Google culture is different. You notice it the moment … Continue reading

Building a New Model for Agencies and Consultancies in China and Beyond

Forbes February 17, 2011 Kevin Lee Reinvention is a constant that all businesses and industries go through. Ad agencies, media agencies, market research agencies and management consultancies are currently going through one such reinvention, and a dramatic one at that. These professional services help organizations interact and influence the end individual. They exist and thrive … Continue reading


Appbackr has launched its beta version today in the hope of creating the world’s first wholesale marketplace for iPhone and iPad apps. The service would let developers submit their apps to be sold in bulk at wholesale prices. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company’s wholesale catalog of apps is now available to buyers. Appbackr showed off … Continue reading

“Interactive Is a Mindset, Not a Medium”

How Full-Service Advertising Agencies Are Becoming Interactive The Huffington Post February 5, 2011 Andrew Cherwen Full-service advertising agencies are challenged with integrating digital capabilities into their traditional media mix. Technology in the past 10 years moved advertising beyond interruptive one-way push messaging into a two-way participative context. To agencies this represents more than just a … Continue reading

Are We Giving Up on Consumer-Generated Advertising?

We Know It Can Work, but It’s Far From the Silver Bullet We Once Hoped by Pete Blackshaw Published: October 15, 2010   Pete Blackshaw Six years ago, I purchased a domain name — — that I figured would lead me to long-awaited digital riches.   The insight was simple. TV copy development was … Continue reading