Business articles published in January 2013
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January 31, 2013
Who’s Ready to Pay for YouTube Programming?
YouTube may soon have paid subscription for certain channels
January 30, 2013
RIM Changes Name to BlackBerry, Releases BlackBerry 10
RIM Launched BlackBerry 10, and Changed it's Name to BlackBerry at it's Launch Event Wednesday Morning.
Spending on Social is up, but is it Going to the Right Place
Brands are starting to put money in content with the highest consumer trust – blogs and influencers – but their spend isn’t matching the opportunity these content areas offer.
Amazon Reports Sales of $21bn in 4th Quarter
Amazon reveal 4th quarter figures below analyst expectations.
January 29, 2013
Is the Cyber War Threat Real for Businesses?
InfoWorld highlighted the dangers of a cyber war in an article on Jan. 28 that calls the threat a real issue for the private sector.
January 28, 2013
Startup Weekend Honolulu Brings Entrepreneurs Together
Startup weekend in Honolulu is picking up steam quickly!
January 27, 2013
Conquering Language Translation for the Sake Of Social Media
Sooner than later, human translators will become your next unemployed workforce, thanks to machine translation which shall tackle your inter-language needs.
January 25, 2013
Light at End of the Twinkie Tunnel? Judge Approves Sale of Hostess Brands
A NY judge has approved the sale of almost all of Hostess' bread-based brands. It is expected that Twinkies are soon to find a new home as well.
Subway's Angry Inch
More lawsuits pile on in angry response to Subway's lost inch on its "foot long" sandwiches. How they should respond.
January 24, 2013
Google 2013: Could Wireless Internet Be Free Soon!?
Why is Google offering free wireless?
January 23, 2013
Journalists tackle “Ethics in a Digital Space”
SPJ LA media workshop on "Ethics" Online at a media workshop at host NBCLA newsroom
January 20, 2013
Unlimited Vacation Policies Increasing Among Companies
The unlimited vacation policy is a trend that is quickly growing among businesses.
January 18, 2013
Google Building New London HQ
Google have announced a new £1bn UK headquarters in London.
January 17, 2013
Ringya Makes Contact Management a 'Snap'
Ringya launches mobile contact management app that lets you create smart digital lists by snapping a picture.
January 16, 2013
Small Business Blogging Proved Effective for the Year 2012
Recent studies showed that there is 40% potential business growth in having a Blog
MuckerLab's Winter 2013 Demo Day Showcasing 10 LA Startups
10 Los Angeles startups whittle 3 months of hard work into a 5 minute pitch today at MuckerLab's Winter 2013 demo day.
January 13, 2013
11 Startups Chosen on Demo Day at Microsoft’s Accelerator in Bangalore
11 startups chosen by Microsoft which have ability to change the world of web and media.
January 11, 2013
What the Credit Card Market has in Store for Your Wallet in 2013
Credit card trends reveal an improving economy, significant savings opportunities for consumers with above-average credit standing.
The World's Most Elite Cartel
The End of the University is probably happening at the most critical time in our history.
Walmart Offers iPhone With No Contract for $45 a Month
Walmart Partners With Straight Talk Wireless To Offer Unlimited Service With No Contract On iPhones For $45 Per Month
Nokia Exceeds Sales Expectations in Fourth Quarter
Nokia has nearly achieved the two year's old level of the sale of phone handsets.
Death of the Daily Deal? Ozmott's Patent-Pending Mobile Solution
Combining web user data with the mobility of a smartphone allows marketers to deliver timely point-of-sale deals, with this patent-pending solution.
January 10, 2013
Survey Shows Social, Mobile Commerce on the Rise
International commerce survey reveals social and mobile channels becoming increasingly important to overall eCommerce success.
January 9, 2013
Social Media & Digital Coupons Driving Industry Trends
Social media, digital coupons driving growth in coupon industry as 'couponing' trend continues.
January 8, 2013
Are Travel Marketers Wasting Time on Facebook and Twitter?
Social Media "noise" may actually make Facebook, Twitter ineffective to marketers.
January 7, 2013
CEO Interview: Visual Engagement: The Power of Storyboarding with Storyboard That
In today’s business world the question isn’t what you can build, but what you should build with the best tools available.
January 4, 2013
Event Management Drives Corporate Trends for 2013
With spending on corporate events poised to grow, ACTIVE Network cites the top 5 trends for 2013.
US Online Spending Up This Christmas
New figures from comScore reveal how much America spent online over the holiday period.
FTC Investigation into Google Dropped
The FTC have dropped their investigation into Google, with a relatively small number of voluntary concessions made by Google.
January 3, 2013
Amazon Prevails Over Apple On "App Store" Claim
Judge Throws Out Apple's "Appstore" False Advertising Claim Against Amazon
January 2, 2013
Wal-Mart Named Top Mobile Retailer of 2012
Thanks to new marketing strategies on mobile devices, Wal-Mart has been named by the National Retail Federation as the top mobile retailer of 2012.
Your Paycheck is Decreasing. Regardless of Fiscal Cliff Deal, Payroll Tax Hike is Here.
Fiscal Cliff Deal or No, Expect a Payroll Tax Hike and Diminishing Paycheck!
Tizen is Rising to Challenge Google and Apple in 2013. Do You Know Tizen?
Tizen's Launch a Challenge to Apple and Google