Two technology industry veterans explain the fundamentals of turning your great idea into a product, who to hire, and when to monetize. from Start-Ups on TechRepublic http://ift.tt/1SxH4VV via IFTTT
Alluxio is blindingly fast, super simple, and Berkeley’s newest big data baby. Here’s how it’s redefining the storage layer. from Start-Ups on TechRepublic http://ift.tt/1PWkNxY via IFTTT
As MapR distances itself from Hortonworks, these big data unicorns must realize that a proprietary business model might not be enough. from Start-Ups on TechRepublic http://ift.tt/1SKgglz via IFTTT
IBM has added Ustream to a long list of video technology company acquisitions in the recent past — like Clearleap acquired last month — buying the streaming video vendor for around $130 million (according to Fortune). The company had raised $50 million in venture funding, and was the sole video partner involved in the launch of IBM’s… Continue reading IBM buys Ustream: is it a workforce communication play?
I’ve been closely watching the development of work chat vendor Fleep, and since I reviewed the product in August (see Work chat tool Fleep has native task management: Is that a key feature, or just nice to have?) the company has addressed so many areas I won’t try to cover them all, I’ll let them do… Continue reading Work chat Fleep’s slash commands and email integration
More departures at Zappos leads commentators to question if Holacracy is the culprit. Recalll that Tony Hsieh offered employees a big payout if they decided to quit during the transition to Holacracy. But that’s not the only transition going on there. Zappos has been involved in a major web transition, moving onto parent Amazon’s back-end… Continue reading Zappos sees more staff departures, but is Holacracy to blame?
Startups are risky. There’s no sense adding to the precariousness of new business ownership by making the following errors in judgment. from Start-Ups on TechRepublic http://ift.tt/1U2R9bf via IFTTT
The digital signage market is projected to be worth $22 billion by 2020. Join us for our first of four webinars powered by Samsung as we discuss the evolution of digital signage from simple graphics to the dynamic smart platforms they are today. Register today! from Gigaom Search » Property » Gigaom http://ift.tt/1mYCymc via IFTTT
New numbers tell a dark story for PC manufacturers, except perhaps Apple. New Gartner stats are unequivocal: worldwide sales are down 8.3%. Source: Gartner Apple is the only brand bucking the tide, with growth of 2.8% and market share of 6.7% at this point. The economic downdraft is likely having a large impact, and even Microsoft’s… Continue reading Is the PC going extinct?
Yesterday, Jack Dorsey hinted at relaxing the 140 character limit on Twitter: http://pic.twitter.com/bc5RwqPcAX — Jack (@jack) January 5, 2016 I wonder if that’s a reponse to users concerns, like mine: Jack Dorsey seems to be saying that Twitter will soon be letting people write Tweets with more than 140 characters without resorting to images of text.… Continue reading Is Twitter going past the 140 character limit?