For the first decade, Facebook hasn’t needed much marketing. It spread like a virus once it was unleashed onto the public and despite misstep after misstep, they’ve continued to maintain their hold on the time and attention of its users. Now, they’ve hired Gary Briggs to be their first ever CMO. His role will replace… Continue reading Does hiring a CMO mean a new chapter for Facebook?
Incessant gossip surrounding iPad/iPhone releases and future features is the only thing more persistent in the tech rumor mill than the mythical Facebook phone. It’s coming, then it dies, then it’s in production, then it was never even considered; the information coming out of Menlo Park (and Palo Alto when they were there) as well as… Continue reading The Facebook phone rumors won’t die (because they’re probably true)
Here’s how it all breaks down: It doesn’t take an astute observer to realize that RIM is dying. It takes even less knowledge of the mobile industry to know that Microsoft desperately wants to compete and excel in phone and tablets. Both companies have problems that are best represented by two companies: Apple and Google.… Continue reading Should Microsoft buy Research in Motion?
Google announced they intended to purchase Motorola Mobility last August. Nine months, a go-around with China, and $12.5 billion dollars later, the deal has been completed according to a post by CEO Larry Page. “It’s a well known fact that people tend to overestimate the impact technology will have in the short term, but underestimate… Continue reading The Google-Motorola deal is done