Forget business travel: Survey says marketers prefer virtual events

Virtual events company Unisfair has released its annual marketing survey, and it shows that even more advertisers will be advancing their brands through virtual happenings this year, with 62 percent saying they would be increasing spending on that medium in 2011, and 42 percent saying they will cut down on how much they budget for physical events.

Did Twitter turn down a $10B offer from Google and force Ev Williams out?

An intense look at the dynamics of the team that built and is currently running white-hot blogging startup Twitter shone new light on the company today, after Fortune magazine penned a lengthy article suggesting former CEO and co-founder Ev Williams was forced out rather than leaving voluntarily in October and that the company once turned down a $10 billion buyout from Google.