This week, an Internet apocalypse cripples the global ‘net!… or does it? Twitter turns 7, Blizzard’s new Warcraft is a card game, streaming online video heats up, the iPhone’s finally hits T-Mobile, Scientists want to ‘de-extinct’ 22 species, and a dongle joke that spiraled way out of control.
This week, the White House on cellphone unlocking, Samsung’s new phone watches you, YouTube takes on streaming music, Microsoft gets fined €561 million, ISP’s Six Strikes plan is in effect, the Skywalkers (& Solo) come back for Star Wars VII; and I, for one, welcome our new cinder block-hurling overlords.
When you mash the ever changing landscape of marketing with the fast-paced world of the internet, you get a Lamborghini Gallardo. Jokes aside, the reality is that the world is moving and changing in whiplash speed and we must match it. It leaves most businesses struggling to stay relevant. But, what if you are no longer effective in your industry? Have you considered rebranding? Let’s give some thought to some important aspects of rebranding. Continue reading →
This week, Google Glass gets reviewed; will it change our privacy laws? Turn your old iPhone into a spycam, Groupon fires its CEO, the hacker who uncovered the next XBOX & Playstation, Is Reddit being gamed?, How NetFlix uses Big Data to turn us into puppets, and How “Golden Eagle Snatches Kid” fooled the Internet
Within the course of seven months, Reddit user Scopolamina went from relative newbie to 2012′s top ranked user on the social news site, amassing an unheard of 1.87 million karma points, the Reddit currency that marks the success and popularity of a particular user. Joining us to talk about his experience as Reddit’s top user, and his insider secrets to becoming a top user, is Reddit user Scopolamina…