Look like today is a surprise day in the world of M&A in enterprise and social networking services: Microsoft has announced that it is acquiring LinkedIn, the social network for professionals with some 433 million users, for $26.2 billion, or $196 per share, in cash. Board director for LinkIn has already approved the acquiry, but regulatory and other approvals must be taken.
the Oculus Rift is a set of virtual-reality goggles that will work with your gaming desktop or laptop. Invented by a VR enthusiast named Palmer Luckey.Oculus VR was purchased by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for a combined $2 billion dollars on Mar. 25, 2014.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Base on Hacking News New Security firm Zerodium, a startup of the infamous French-based Security firm "VUPEN", who is well known for buying and selling zero-day vulnerabilities. Yes, $1,000,000.00 Reward
Pluto is the largest object in the Kuiper belt, and NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will arrive there on July 15. These two events will make 2015 an exciting year for solar system exploration and discovery. But there is much more to this story than mere science
The best brands craft social strategies to build powerful customer relationships. Why? Because well-crafted and well-implemented social strategies keep brands relevant, generate social chatter and create gold for marketers: strong brand advocates.
No one knows for sure who the world’s first entrepreneur was. It’s too bad because it would make a great story.
This month, Apple Watch launches on Friday, April 24 - you can set your friend's inferior Android Wear smartwatch to that release date - and we now know every single detail about what's been hiding up Tim Cook's sleeve.
Social media has come a long way from the days of Friendster and Myspace. With the introduction of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google Plus and so many other newer platforms, it has become as much a professional staple as a personal one.
Personal branding isn't always simple. It entails more, for example, than simply executing a straightforward series of tasks. then immediately reaping the benefits. As with any marketing or identity-based strategy, personal branding depends on a complex series of moving parts and the understanding that, eventually, something will probably go wrong.
Consumers have gotten attached to wearable accessories that monitor everything from steps taken to hours of sleep logged. Silicon Valley venture capital firm Mayfield Partners invests in recognizable consumer technology and mobile companies like Jawbone and Fitmob. With wearables like Apple Watch and Microsoft Band now entering the already crowded space, Mayfield managing director Tim Chang explains what entrepreneurs need to know about bringing new wearables to market.