Max Rigler

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The Fall of Mass Marketing and the Rise of User Experience Design

<b>We are at a tipping point which will redefine the world of digital marketing. It is time to leave behind the legacy of the pre-digital era. Embrace a</b> …

Here's why Instagram ads are worth more than Facebook ads

Salesforce was one of the launch partners for Instagram's ads API, and it published aggregate results for the first two weeks of publishing ads to Instagram. It found the average price per ad impression was 90% higher than on Facebook, coming in at $6.29 per thousand impressions.<p>Let's take a look …

That Facebook post you just liked is an ad—and you didn’t even realize it

Imagine the following post popped up in your Facebook News Feed from musician and former soap opera star Jesse McCartney.<p>If you saw this post, you …

How Instagram-native brands are making millions on mobile?

Who could have imagined that the cool photography app, that made the square format fashionable again and democratized filters in mobile photography …

Preloaded Chip and PIN card returns, now can carry several currencies

Travelex again is offering a preloaded Chip and PIN card for the traveler abroad, but this one allows you to carry five kinds of currency concurrently.<p>Say hello to the Multi-Currency Cash Passport Prepaid MasterCard, which allows you to carry British pounds, euros, Canadian dollars, Japanese yen …

5 Ways Your Genes Could Impact Your Finances

By now we know that our genes determine more than just our height and hair color—they can also influence whom we love and whether we should wear deodorant.<p>But did you know that your genes affect many of the money decisions you make, too? From how immune you are to making impulse buys, to whether or …

It has not been a good week to be Tim Cook

Last Friday, a report on Fox Business said that Apple's board was concerned about the pace of innovation at the company. That's hardly surprising. …

How to Deal With Time-Wasters | Inc.com

The best entrepreneurs are masters of cutting to the chase. They’re very focused, but more important, they’re efficient. They don’t really have any other choice. Scarce resources, limited time, and a shrinking bank account do a whole lot for one’s concentration. Entrepreneurs have to be on-purpose, …

LEGO Architecture Studio Kit

The LEGO geniuses continue to expand their LEGO Architecture series and this time instead of a particular landmark or building, they’ve created the …

ADHD Drug Emergencies Quadrupled In 6 Years, Says Government Report

National data released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) show that Ritalin, Adderall, and other ADHD drugs sent almost 23,000 young adults to the emergency room in 2011, a more than four-fold increase from 2005, when just 5,600 such visits were reported.The …

Bitcoin developers say critical Android flaw leaves digital wallets vulnerable to theft

In a blog post the developers of Bitcoin have announced the discovery of a critical weakness in Android that leaves Bitcoin wallets subject to theft. The vulnerability affects every Bitcoin wallet app for Android, including popular options like Bitcoin Wallet, blockchain.info wallet, BitcoinSpinner …

Twitter prepares to fly IPO

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter appears to be getting ready to issue stock to the public in the wake of social media companion Facebook's return to favor on Wall Street.<p>The investment community has been expecting the micro-blogging service's initial public offering (IPO) to happen in early 2014, making the …

Bitcoin companies subpoenaed as New York financial regulators dig for answers

New York financial regulators are asking the Bitcoin industry tough questions as they mull new guidelines to try and rein in virtual currencies. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the New York Department of Financial Services has issued subpoenas to roughly two dozen companies connected to …

JP Morgan to face criminal and civil investigations over mortgages

The investigations come amid a battery of other probes into the banking giant's business from federal and state regulators<p>JP Morgan has disclosed it faces criminal and civil investigations into the sale of mortgage-backed securities ahead of the financial crisis.<p>The bank faces parallel …

When It Comes To Billionaires Buying Newspapers, Marketers Should Pay Attention To Warren Buffett, Not Jeff Bezos

The Washington Post Company, which is valued at $4.2 billion, and has an education business, Kaplan, and television stations, sold its namesake newspaper last week to Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos . Katharine Weymouth, publisher of the newspaper, justified the sale because of pressure to cut costs and …

Does Your Business Need A Mobile App?

The profusion of personal mobile devices has changed consumers’ expectations about access to information. We expect to be able to find details on products anytime, anywhere. And we are as likely to get that information from some sort of social network as we are to go directly to a company’s …

How The World's Billionaires Get Rich

Want to be a billionaire? You may want to consider which of the many paths to wealth–ballet flats? real estate in China? the next Facebook?–could be most likely to land you a spot on the Forbes Billionaires List.<p>To give you some ideas, we poured through the wealth database to come up with the …

Why In-N-Out Heiress Lynsi Torres Isn't A Billionaire Yet

<i>Lynsi Torres appears as a likely future billionaire in the “Up-and-Comers” section of the Billionaires Issue of Forbes Magazine, published March 25.</i><p>Numerous publications have said that Lynsi Torres, the 30-year-old, drag-racing heiress to In-N-Out Burger is a billionaire. She’s not there yet. But …

Blue Jean Billionaire: Inside Diesel, Renzo Rosso's $3 Billion Fashion Empire

When Renzo Rosso arrived in Manhattan to open his first Diesel jeans store, he deliberately picked a spot directly opposite Levi’s on Lexington Avenue. “I wanted to show how beautiful our product was, in front of them,” says Rosso, a mischievous grin spreading across his tanned, unshaven face. …

Five Business Lessons From 'The Men Who Built America'

Last fall, The History Channel aired <i>The Men Who Built America</i>, an 8-part documentary that focused on five titans of industry. Through archival footage, interviews with historians and current moguls, and dramatic re-enactments, the series showed how between the Civil War and World War I, men like …

How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

Bitcoin: Tax haven of the future

Stashing money in a Swiss bank account is so passé.<p>Tomorrow’s tax havens could be fueled by new technology like Bitcoin and Litecoin — online currencies that can be used to purchase everything from coffee to illegal drugs.<p>The problem for government coffers: There’s no mechanism to ensure that …

Is Airbnb The Next eBay, Uber The Next Amazon?

Are Airbnb and Uber the next big pillars of Internet commerce?<p>In the next wave of technology, Airbnb could be the next eBay and Uber could be the next Amazon, according to Jeremiah Owyang, an analyst and partner at Altimeter Group.<p>While these changes could be years away–Airbnb and Uber declined to …

Beddit: A Proper Sleep Tracker That Uses An Ultra-Thin Film Sensor In Your Bed

Beddit, a Finnish company that has long made sleep trackers for medical professionals, is looking to tap into the broad consumer market with a $149 sleep tracker that uses a thin-film sensor on your mattress.<p>The sensor can send data back to a person’s smartphone, that tells them when they’ve been …

Richard Branson and Elon Musk on fear, failure, and reinventing the future

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Virgin chairman Richard Branson are brimming with advice for would-be entrepreneurs. The two billionaires don’t agree on everything, but they are in alignment on one particular life lesson, one that they both learned the hard way. Starting a company is not glamorous; it will …

US under pressure to bring federal charges against George Zimmerman

The Obama administration was facing intense pressure on Monday to bring a federal prosecution against George Zimmerman, acquitted of murdering the …

How a restaurant with no cash registers and no prices makes money

A Panera Cares Café looks just like any one of the other 1,600 Panera locations around the United States: the same striped awnings, the same comfortable booths, the same ridiculously tasty Cobblestone Rolls that will add 10 pounds if you so much as look at them.<p>But look closer and you’ll notice …

iPad Lunch Tray Brings TV Dinners Into The 21st Century

Despite its obvious problems, it’s hard not to love this little iPad lap desk from Kikkerland. It’s not just that it would look so cute perched on your thighs with a snack and a suitable beverage, but that somebody thought to update the TV dinner for the internet age.<p>The iPad Bed is just $13 …

Kickstarter of the Week: SOSCharger – The Self-Powered Smartphone Charger

- Apr 14, 2013<p>Pop quiz, hotshot. There’s been an earthquake, a hurricane is on the way, and you’re expecting a phone call telling you that you’ve …

Half a Million and Counting...

Half a Million and Counting…<p>Inside Flipboard / April 11, 2013<p>It’s been two weeks since the new edition of Flipboard was released, allowing readers to …