delicate balance

delicate balance

Don't Break Search: Interview with Google Lead Designer Jon Wiley

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The design of the search page on Google.com is one of the most iconic in the Web's history, but it's in the midst of major changes. Google has redefined itself with Google+. Its notion of Web search as an index of pages has grown to include people, places and things....
Don't Break Search: Interview with Google Lead Designer Jon Wiley

Made in America: could your next phone be homegrown?

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"Made in America." For some reason, my parents -- and the parents of many of my peers -- take great pride in seeing that phrase. I've seen people buy inferior products just because the label on the back proclaimed that it was thrown together in one of our 50...
Made in America: could your next phone be homegrown?

Jimmy Kimmel Walks Web Tightrope

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Jimmy Kimmel is successfully straddling the worlds of online video and traditional TV, with a popular channel on YouTube. But it is a delicate balance that makes some TV executives nervous, worried that too much online content will lead viewers to drop cable-TV service...
Jimmy Kimmel Walks Web Tightrope

Microsoft's Top Lawyer: We Never Wanted All of AOL's Patents

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Microsoft’s top lawyer said that the company’s decision to sell a huge chunk of the patents it bought from AOL was part of the plan all along. “We never felt it was necessary or even important for us to own all the patents,” Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith said in...
Microsoft's Top Lawyer: We Never Wanted All of AOL's Patents
Galaxy S III's locked bootloader looks like Verizon's fault

Silicon Valley cannot be replicated

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In the past month I’ve travelled to Berlin, Amsterdam, London and Hawaii and I keep hearing the same debate over and over again: ‘How can we become the next Silicon Valley?’ The answer is: You Can’t.  Having observed the special sauce that makes up Silicon Valley, I’ve found it’s a...
Silicon Valley cannot be replicated

Big Data age puts privacy in question as information becomes currency

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Exploiting Big Data's opportunities will need a delicate balance between the right to knowledge and the right of the individualThis month, the US chain Walmart bought the startup Social Calendar, one of the most popular calendar apps on Facebook, which lets users record special events, birthdays and anniversaries. More than...
Big Data age puts privacy in question as information becomes currency

How to organize your team for cloud success

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The most significant challenge in executing a cloud transformation is making the right connections between people, process and technology. Like an ecosystem supporting a living organism, standing up a cloud is a delicate balance of all of these elements, and failure to invest in all three can constrain — or...
How to organize your team for cloud success

RWW Recommends: The Best Writing App for Mobile/Tablet

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We’re tired of hearing that touchscreen devices are for consumption, not creation. It’s just not true. Even without a physical keyboard, the right gestures, designs and priorities can help a mobile app encourage the flow of great ideas. We’re writers here, and after trying them all, we’ve got a recommendation...
RWW Recommends: The Best Writing App for Mobile/Tablet

Facebook IPO: Our coverage so far

gigaom.com
By now you might have heard of this little thing called Facebook’s IPO. On Thursday, the social giant set its shares at $38 for a $104 billion valuation. Below, we’ve linked to our coverage thus far, and we’ll continue to update this post throughout Friday as the event unfolds. Why...
Facebook IPO: Our coverage so far

12 Things Good Bosses Believe

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What makes a boss great? It's a question I've been researching for a while now. In June 2009, I offered some analysis in HBR on the subject, and more recently I've been hard at work on a book called Good Boss, Bad Boss (forthcoming in September from Business Plus). In...
12 Things Good Bosses Believe
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