The problem is it’s not an easy undertaking to change the way a large organization operates. Real initiative gets bogged down in politics, hierarchical thinking and institutional inertia. Change requires more than inspiration.
My taxi pulled up to the hotel. I got out my credit card and prepared to pay for the ride. The journey was pleasant enough but little did I know I was about to encounter a bit of psychological trickery designed to get me to pay more for the lift. Read More
Uber’s latest PR disaster doesn’t tell us anything we didn’t already know about the company. It is, after all, unabashedly named Uber. Translation: above. Aka: superior. Its brand is absolutely intended to embody and convey all the dastardliness required to get to that lofty perch uber alles.
The music business is about to undergo another seismic shift. And Apple’s streaming service is the tsunami that will force the industry to rebuild. Again. It was around 2005 when I joined Warner Bros. Records as their new head of technology.
Belgium startup Xpenditure has closed $5.7 million in Series A funding. The Brussels-based company offers an expense management platform aimed at enterprises, SMEs and sole traders — basically anybody who has to track and action expenses — and, ultimately,
You may have read a few weeks ago about the new materials that MakerBot has introduced for its 3-D printers; earlier this month, I got a chance to see some of them in person,
Drug store chain Walgreens announced this morning its loyalty program will now be available through Apple Pay – making it the first U.S. retailer to integrate their customer rewards platform with Apple’s mobile payments service.
When thinking of business “turnaround,” names like McDonald’s and Samsung come to mind as they struggle to navigate the changing market and waning consumer interest. Yet, a business at any stage of growth may require a turnaround or ‘pivot’ on its core strategy.
This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.Journalism, at its core, is about objective storytelling and shedding light on issues, people and trends that affect everyday life. At best,
A while ago you had the chance to ask programmer and open source advocate Bruce Perens about the future of open source, its role in government, and a number of other questions. Below you'll find his answers and an update on what he's doing now. Read more of this story at Slashdot.
IT needs a PR makeover and this is probably the first and most important challenge that any IT professional has to contend with. So how can you alleviate the challenges faced by your team?Read more: http://www.itproportal.
The only sure things in this life, according to Ben Franklin, are death and taxes. And a new startup called Visor has just raised $9 million in financing to make one of them as painless as possible. Unlike Nectome, Visor won’t kill anyone,
When WarnerMedia announced last month that it would be shutting down its streaming service FilmStruck, the team at the Criterion Collection said it would be looking for a new digital home. Today, Criterion announced that it will be building that home itself — namely,
Tesla is now taking orders for the Model 3 from customers in China, according to its website. Reuters was the first to report that Tesla is taking orders in China. Tesla won’t confirm or comment on the information published on its own China-focused website.
Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! Need more gift ideas? Check out our Gift Guide Hub. “How do I start a podcast?” As the producer of the TechCrunch podcast Equity, I get this question all the time. Fortunately, it’s easier than ever to get your voice out there,
Stoop is looking to provide readers with what CEO Tim Raybould described as “a healthier information diet.” To do that, it’s launched an iOS and Android app where you can browse through different newsletters based on category, and when you find one you like,
The cryptocurrency market is an exciting one, but it's also unpredictable — and when things go south, they take related businesses with them. Nvidia, a hardware giant that has been riding the cryptocurrency wave,
I argued in my recent post What’s Next for Podcasting? that we’re at a pivot point where podcasting is becoming a mainstream content format for all types of shows and creators as Hollywood enters the fray. There’s a surge of interest by both creatives and businesspeople in podcasts right now,
Before we get too far into this, I want to be fully transparent and disclose up-front that this is weird and mostly irrelevant. Inexplicably, Vimeo user Marcello Gómez Maureira has created a video that shows a piece of meat power-right-swiping through Tinder. The title of the film? “Tender:
The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Borthwick, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, May 22, 2015. Medium restructures, or does it. Details in Liner Notes and Chat.Center. Plus, the latest G3 (below) with Halley Suit Tucker, Mary Hodder, Kristie Wells, Francine Hardaway,
Every day throughout the United States, there are thousands of patients waiting for a compatible organ. Supply never meets demand, a function of our voluntary system of organ donation as well as the consistent ban on paid organs. Some patients may get lucky and get an organ just in time,
"Cloud Storage For Your Physical Stuff." Does that phrase make sense to you? If you're breathing the noxious fumes wafting from Silicon Valley, perhaps it does. But should it? Should that be a thing we can say with a straight face without seriously re-examining the way we talk about our world?
Westerosians love their wine, so performing the Game of Thrones theme song on wine glasses is a tribute fit for the Iron Throne.YouTube user Dan Newbie knows his way around a wine glass better than Cersei Lannister. He performs the theme using not only wine glasses, but also a water jug,
之前已经说过，小米如今的影响力早已不只是中国大陆而已。现在根据 Strategy Analytics 最新的统计数据来看，这个说法又一次得到了有力地证明。据称小米在 2014 年第三季中总共出货 1,800...
We're only 11 days, and if rumors are only half true, we're in for quite a year! That new HTC One M9, Hima, or whatever they're going to call it looks like it could be a beast . Windows 10 is (hopefully) going regenerate Windows' half-dead corpse . A Macbook with no USB ports ? What? Read more...
Got rid of a carefully crafted Spotify playlist that you later wish you hadn’t? Fear not, because Spotify keeps a list of the playlists you’ve deleted, and you can bring them back in seconds—here’s how to do it.Read more...