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The digital media scene – especially that in the Arab region – seems to be an appealing market for competition between China and the U.S., the two …

LG thinks it’s time you started chatting with your appliances—via Line

Social messaging apps have been gaining in popularity worldwide, with users flocking to services like WeChat and WhatsApp to communicate with friends and family. Now South Korean manufacturer LG wants consumers to use a prominent messaging app, the Korean-owned, Japan-based Line, to communicate …

CES

How Not To Critique App Monetization Strategies

One of the Christmas season’s big mobile apps is rolling out today – and a notably weird review of Rovio’s “Angry Birds Go” in The Verge is a good example of how confused or misguided criticism of the app industry can be. The Verge admonished “Angry Birds Go” for adopting the single most effective …

Is Ad Avoidance a Problem?

Back in the twentieth century, people were roughly equal in their power to avoid advertising. Only desert hermits and commune dwellers could truly live ad-free. But today, many people cheerfully claim to be total ad-avoiders, and it has become possible (if not always easy) to have normal …

Bribing the Driver

And Other Business Models<p>Private car companies such as Uber provide a tiered offering: the black limo provides a superior service at a higher cost …

LinkedIn

Jony Ive is not a Graphic Designer

Jony Ive, at a talk I was fortunate to attend a few years ago (sorry, no linkable write-up exists):<p>One of the things that’s interesting about design …

Joining the Ranks

“The ad hoc process is greatly shrouded in mystery; remarkably little is written about it,” says current Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity …

Spies And Soju: North Korea's Man In Manhattan

<b>Updated With Original Documents:</b> <i>April 15, 2013, 11:58 AM</i><p>Tensions between the United States and the North Korean regime have been approaching …

The Art Of The Email Introduction: 10 Rules For Emailing Busy People

<b>Email is broken.</b> Do you know anyone who loves email? I don’t – it can be frustrating and it doesn’t scale well, and there aren’t enough hours in the day to process it all. But for many executives it’s the reality of how a lot of business gets done, and everyone has to deal with it and make the best …

Why Do We Need Advertising For The Internet?

Those who don’t live with the internet have fewer job prospects. One nonprofit is stepping into the void, with low-cost broadband and old-school marketing.<p>Public service announcements about technology are usually aimed at issues like texting while driving, sexting, and, you know, droids who smoke …

What's Actually Wrong with Yahoo's Purchase of Summly

yahoo tech March 26, 2013 at 10:10 AM Emin Gün Sirer<p>So, Yahoo is in the news for buying Summly. Summly is a company that extracts summaries of …

Y-Combinator Demo Day 2013: Still looking for the next Airbnb or Dropbox

Y<b>-</b>Combinator has made changes since the first of its 15 batches of graduates earned their degrees in startupology – or whatever they get when they …

Black-and-white borstal | Financial Times

<i>Sir David Tang, entrepreneur and founder of ICorrect, offers advice on questions about property, interiors – and modern manners for</b> …

Crowdfunding record for quality journalism

<b>The Correspondent raises more than one million euros in 8 days</b><p><i>The Correspondent, an Amsterdam-based startup aimed at presenting quality online</i> …