Wichnider-Rich Guillaume

156 Flips | 3 Magazines | 12 Likes | 2 Following | 16 Followers | @wichniderrinmpu | Keep up with Wichnider-Rich Guillaume 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 “Wichnider-Rich Guillaume”

Phone recordings reveal Bill O'Reilly may have lied about witnessing a suicide linked to JFK's assassination

CNN has acquired phone recordings that raise questions about Bill O'Reilly's presence at the suicide of a figure involved in the investigation of JFK's assassination.<p>The suicide reportedly occurred at a house in South Florida in 1977 when O'Reilly was a reporter at WFAA, a television news station …

John F. Kennedy

China’s Top Two Taxi-Hailing Services Confirm That They Will Merge

The spirit of Saint Valentine’s Day is in full effect in China’s taxi app space today after the country’s two biggest players — Kuaidi Dache and Didi Dache — confirmed that they will merge.<p>Media reports of a possible alliance surfaced late this week. Xinhua — China’s state-run news service — …

8 Insights For Startups To Attract Angel Investors

<b>Angels want equity ownership, not causes.</b> By definition, angels are accredited investors, who invest their own money for a percentage of the …

Why Startups Want This 28-Year-Old to Really Like Them

They came by the hundreds, spilling out of Ubers and Lyfts to wait in a line snaking for two blocks from the front door of Jones, a bar in San …

Startups

YouTube is 10 years old, but what will it look like in 2025?

YouTube’s first video may have been uploaded on 23 April 2005, but the website’s domain name was registered on 14 February. Hence the 10th birthday milestone this past weekend at a time when Google’s online video service is more popular than ever.<p>From zero to one billion viewers in a decade is some …

Advertising

Why Mobile Video Advertising Is Set To Explode

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Yoni Argaman is the vice president of marketing and business strategy at Inneractive.</i><p>Mobile video has been growing steadily for years but it is now close to justifying the hype that it generated throughout the years. Mobile video ad spend in the U.S. more than doubled from 2013 ($720 …

Line Launches a New App to Connect Brands with Their Fans

Mobile messaging service Line has launched a new app to allow business and personal brands to connect with fans, clients and customers. It’s kind of like a branded Facebook page in an instant messaging format.<p>Dubbed Line@, the app is available for free on iOS and Android and allows account holders …

Apps

Why Entrepreneurs Are Betting On These 10 Emerging Food Trends

If the National Restaurant Association is right — their track record is spotty — you can expect to be eating more arcane cuts of pork and breeds of salmon this year, along with more plant-based entrées and quick-serve pasta. Those are the highlights of the organization’s recently released annual …

Food

Netmums founder launches YouTube network for British 'mummy vloggers'

The co-founder of parenting website Netmums is launching a new YouTube network called Channel Mum, aiming to find an audience of British mothers and turn some of them into online video stars.<p>The new multi-channel network (MCN) will sign a roster of “mummy vloggers” in the UK and help them build …

Advertising

Comics Legend Stan Lee Is First Person To Upload Video To LiveJournal

From being a comic book innovator to the only person to appear onscreen in every Marvel Universe movie, Stan Lee has had a lot of firsts in his life. This week he added another to the list—becoming the first person to upload a video to the blogging social network LiveJournal.<p>Previously, LiveJournal …

Why Big Business Fails At Innovation

<i>The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.</i> – John Stuart Mill<p>Big businesses don’t seem to be very innovative. An informal glance around the big business landscape won’t reveal much in the way of innovation beyond perhaps the …

Innovation

Why 2015 is video advertising’s breakout year

When it comes to video advertising, a lot can happen in a year. In 2014, digital video advertising experienced huge gains in spend and viewership, took a giant leap into automated programmatic buying, and saw a continuing wave of consolidation with Facebook buying LiveRail and Yahoo announcing the …

Media Industry

Facebook is the new AOL

The '90s are back.<p>They’re back in fashion, they’re back in music, and they are most certainly back in technology.<p>In a way this makes sense; the top end of the Millennial generation was just entering high school in the '90s, and now they’re in the workplace and armed with spending power, so it’s …

SnapCam is iON's new $150 wearable lifelogging camera

What's the opposite of a selfie? Not sure? Well, we'd argue any photo from the SnapCam by iON (of Air Pro action camera fame) would fit that description. SnapCam is the latest entrant into the wearable lifelogging market (you may know Autographer, or Narrative already). The 1.5-inch square device …

What's next for Facebook?

The past year was full of announcements of advanced ads and mobile apps, as well as blockbuster acquisitions. Where's it all going?<p>Looking at the dizzying pace of announcements, acquisitions and new initiatives, you could be forgiven for wondering when Facebook employees will sit back and take a …

YouTube apocalypse: old media still struggle to understand web superstars such as Zoella

YouTubers, vloggers and Vine celebrities came above ground in a big way in 2014. However, in the same way that Taylor Swift already seemed pretty successful last January, so last year’s online video action will seem pathetically insignificant by the end of next year.<p>Think of the past 12 months as a …

Social Media

Startup Turns Instagram Followers Into Ad Dollars | Inc.com

Instagram is worth $35 billion because it's a great platform for marketing to people. But it's not such a great platform when marketers don't have any way of knowing who those people are, or whether they even exist.<p>As the recent "Instagram Rapture" showed, many of them don't. The Facebook-owned …

Marketing

Instagram could be one of the best deals of the last decade

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: PiXXart/Shutterstock<p>The news that Citigroup now thinks Instagram could be worth as much as $35 billion likely caused …

Technology firms

In December 15 years ago the dotcom crash was a few weeks away. Veterans of that fiasco may notice some familiar warning signs this festive season.<p>Bankers and lawyers are being priced out of office space in downtown San Francisco; all of the space in eight tower blocks being built has been taken by …

Smiletime Tries Reinventing Web Video, Using Some Familiar Ideas

The Web lets you do a lot more than just watch video.<p>Everyone knows the future of TV is video delivered over the Web. But should the TV of the future look like the TV we’re watching today?<p>No way, says Alex Kruglov. Or at least, not all of it. He thinks some of it should look something like …

How Facebook Is Going to Battle With YouTube

Facebook is well on its way to developing its next big cash cow, and it has nothing to do with the social network’s splashy billion-dollar purchases …

After Selling A Company To Yahoo For Millions, Michael Katz Is Building A Startup With Money From Nas

Before mParticle, Katz was an executive on a large team at Yahoo. And before that, he ran a $270 million public company called Interclick. When he's not working, he spends time with rescue dogs.<p>We recently caught up with Katz — here's an edited version of that conversation.<p><b>You've been a</b> …

Instagram CEO Systrom: ‘We Can’t Be Just a Hedge’ for Facebook

Instagram said Wednesday it had reached 300 million users, an important milestone that underscores its value to Facebook, which acquired it for $1 billion in 2012.<p>By almost any measure, that price seems like a bargain now, as big tech companies vie for users in the competitive mobile …

What The Sony Hack Reveals About Hollywood's Struggles With Technology

Hollywood has long struggled to keep up with the digital revolution. The hacking of Sony’s computer network is the latest wake-up call.<p>The more leaked documents that make their way across the Internet in the wake of the massive hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment’s computer network, the more we …

YouTube offering bonuses to keep talent away from rivals, says WSJ

Google is throwing money at its YouTube stars to keep them away from a site that hasn't even launched yet, according to the <i>WSJ</i>. Vessel, created by Hulu exec Jason Kilar, has offered some YouTube artists exclusive and lucrative deals to attract attention to its launch later this year. Other sites …

Former Product VP Daniel Graf Leaves Twitter After Demotion

Graf announced his departure Friday on Twitter.<p>Twitter’s former head of product Dainel Graf is leaving the company just one month after he was demoted.<p>Graf announced his departure on Twitter Friday afternoon. He was hired to run Twitter’s product team in April after managing Google Maps, but was …