Why digital marketing companies have become tasty acquisitions

Stacey Bishop, a partner at investment firm Scale Venture Partners, told VentureBeat that the new Age of the Customer, where buyers are educating themselves and making purchases later in the sales cycle, now means that most “of the [sales] funnel is in the hands of marketers, not sales.”


Facebook expands ads based on sites and apps you use to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and UK

In addition to simplifying its privacy policy, Facebook today also announced it is expanding the list of countries to which it serves ads based on the sites you visit and the apps you use. The new interest-based ads, as well as the company’s ad preferences tool for controlling which interests influence the ads you see, are coming to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and the U.K.

FOREVER Releases Updated Apps for iOS and Android Devices

Forever, Inc., the world’s first and only permanent online photo storage and sharing company, today announced the availability of its updated apps for iOS and Android devices. New features include automatic uploading of photos from mobile…


Avoiding launch day disasters: How AAA games deliver the goods

Server issues at launch can kill the momentum of even the most prominent flagship releases. Because buying acres of server space is hardly the most efficient strategy, more game publishers are relying on cloud computing companies to be a buffer when rolling out their online offerings.

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Why I’m a remote CEO

Silicon Valley may be the center of the startup universe, but that doesn’t mean the CEO, or anyone else, has to be physically present there.