Why startups should embrace intrapreneurship

For startups, the idea of devoting time to such projects might feel like a distraction; but if done right, these small, scrappy efforts can offer big rewards.

Friend discovery

Friend discovery: the next big trend in social

Facebook has become the undisputed king of social networking, serving almost 1 billion active users and valued at over $100 billion. Even with this incredible rise, Mark Zuckerberg and many others believe we’re still at the beginning of the social revolution online.

The DeanBeat: The top 12 trends from the GDC

Too often, I flit from one conference to another like a wayward butterfly, trying to catch up with all the news. But the Game Developers Conference is one of my favorite events of the year because it places such a high value on creativity in the game industry. It is fitting to dwell upon it and to figure out what this year’s conference in San Francisco, which ended Friday March 9, was all about.

Tagged acquires social network Hi5

We’re seeing some social network consolidation happening: Tagged has acquired Hi5. The move will double Tagged’s online community from 10 million to 20 million active users.