Guest Post As entrepreneurs, one of the most difficult decisions we face is having to terminate employees.
Today, the Sponsorfied team announced that it’s rebranding itself as “Partnered,” and is pivoting to partnerships between brands and cool, creative types.
Guest Post Our findings show the disconnect between social media strategies and business value is forcing many executives to rethink their overall approach, and the infrastructure they built to support it.
Symantec announced yesterday that it will be restructuring the company and laying off some of its staff as a result. That number could be as high as 1,000 employees, though Symantec CEO Steve Bennett says the focus is not on the number, but on the efficiency.
Personalization, mobile, and acquisitions are the big themes in Marissa Mayer’s first announcement of her turnaround plan for Yahoo. That, and peanut butter.
When the Hoover Dam in your satellite images looks like the Marlboro Man’s drooping cancer stick after his bout with lung cancer, you know you’ve got a problem.
New Essenge Engine 3.0 and ColdTech will force players to consider the bitter cold, ice, and snow to complete their battle campaigns.
Guest Post Among the many compelling sections of Facebook’s landmark S-1 filing last week—which included Zuck’s “The Hacker Way” founder’s letter, its $1 billion in profits last year and of course, the money spent on private jets—one area really stood out among the numbers and hyperbole. The risk, and of course on the flip side, massive opportunity, that mobile represents to the future of Facebook.
Iraqi insurgency groups and Silicon Valley startups may not appear to have a lot in common, but according to Quid‘s Chief Technical Officer Sean Gourley, the mathematics underlying innovation and conflict are not that different.
Guest Post There are numerous comparisons between Google’s new Google+ social offering and Facebook, but most of them miss the mark. Google knows the social train has left the station and there is a very slim chance of catching up with Facebook’s 750 million active users. However, Twitter’s position as a broadcast platform for 21 million active publishers is a much more achievable goal for Google to reach.
When Google was fresh off its $27 billion initial public offering almost six years ago, Facebook was but a college social network fueled by hormones and the occasional lascivious profile photo. It had just around 200,000 members and $500,000 in angel funding.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Pamela Springer is CEO of Manta, which provides information on small companies. She submitted this story to VentureBeat.)