David Ong

7 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | @Davidongel | Keep up with David Ong on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “David Ong”

Why Tumblr Was a Massive Steal for Yahoo

The blockbuster acquisition of Tumblr by Yahoo for $1.1 billion — all cash — has been portrayed as a gigantic gamble on the part of the acquirer. …

San Francisco Giants

Bowling with God: Vint Cerf Talks Time Travel, Porn, and Web Addiction

They say that success has many parents but failure is an orphan. Judged by that standard—or any other—the Internet is a success. Al Gore invented it. …

MAULDIN: Japan Is On The Brink Of Disaster

<b>The Mother Of All Painted-In Corners</b><p><i>Alice laughed: "There's no use trying," she said; "one can't believe impossible things."</i><p><i>"I daresay you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible</i> …

Economics

iPad Video Ad Volumes Explode 10x in A Year, Due To Surpass PC Usage Inside 2 Years

If there’s one thing we know about the explosion in the use of tablets like the iPad, it’s that people have been increasingly using them to consume video content. However, hard data on this has come in only dribs and drabs. Now a video platform that works with major publishers has released data …