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Peter Thiel on CEO Salaries and Motivational Indicators

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Peter Thiel weighed in on what a few signals are that show how motivated a CEO is to be successful, and as is expected, one of they key takeaways is how high the salary of the CEO is. This is true for many companies, ranging from Steve Jobs at Apple...
Peter Thiel on CEO Salaries and Motivational Indicators

Killer cloud: report says Amazon Web Services threatens all IT incumbents

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Amazon Web Services faces growing competition from a dozen or more legacy name-brand IT giants. But instead of taking a hit, it poses a bigger-than-ever threat to the those vendors — all of which are building their own competitive clouds, according to new Morgan Stanley research. Oh, and the researchers...
Killer cloud: report says Amazon Web Services threatens all IT incumbents

Cloud keeps looking good for IBM, and flash storage could help in the months ahead

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IBM reported $23.4 billion in revenue in the first quarter of the year, down more than 5 percent year over year, and $3.03 billion in net income, down 1.1 percent. Analysts had been expecting more than $24 billion in revenue. The company said cloud-computing revenue was up more than 70...
Cloud keeps looking good for IBM, and flash storage could help in the months ahead

Five key takeaways from Microsoft's Surface event

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Not to be confused with its table-top cousin, the new device isn't just aimed at iPad and Android tablets. [Read more]...
Five key takeaways from Microsoft's Surface event
Old World startups peddle their products to New World investors

Local SEOs Analyze Current Google Ranking Factors

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Although the local search landscape has changed pretty significantly, the fundamental elements of ranking well in Google’s local search results haven’t strayed dramatically from past years. That’s one of the main takeaways from the 2012 Local Search Ranking Factors report... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Local SEOs Analyze Current Google Ranking Factors

Breaking Media: 5 ways to make and monetize a niche audience

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What do you get when you hire over-educated writers and ask them to produce a muck-raking tabloid for professionals? In the case of Breaking Media, you get a badly-behaved but valuable audience of lawyers and bankers. The company’s signature Above the Law site now has nearly a million monthly readers...
Breaking Media: 5 ways to make and monetize a niche audience

GDC & FGS 2010: Career Opportunities In Social Gaming

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With Flash Gaming Summit (FGS) and Game Developers Conference 2010 (GDC) now over, we’d like to take the opportunity to reflect on some of the key takeaways. One of the most discussed areas was career opportunities in the gaming industry, particularly in the area of social gaming. Here’s a few...
GDC & FGS 2010: Career Opportunities In Social Gaming

HP earnings: top 3 takeaways

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Hewlett-Packard continues to be rocked (disproportionately, according to one analyst) by a flood-induced hard drive shortage; its go-to printing business is sputtering; and the company as a whole continues to spend too much on too many products. On the plus side, HP’s high-stakes bets on 3Par “cloud” storage and enterprise software player Autonomy,...
HP earnings: top 3 takeaways

Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter

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NOTE: This week’s episode of the GigaOM Weekly News Wrap-Up was recorded on the morning of Thursday, April 18, prior to the heavy police activity that followed later that night. On this week’s show, we look at the media landscape in the aftermath of the Boston terror attack. How does...
Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter
Top 5 lessons learned at OpenStack Summit

As Europe Bats Around ACTA, UK Proposes Rules For ISPs Policing Copyright Breaches

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With Europe preparing for a big vote next week on ACTA, the sweeping online copyright and counterfeit trade treaty, today the UK regulator Ofcom set out a proposal for how large ISPs in this country (ie more than 400,000) should tell their users when they’ve been found to be infringing...
As Europe Bats Around ACTA, UK Proposes Rules For ISPs Policing Copyright Breaches

In The Next Ten Years, The Zuckerbergs Of This World Could Become A Dime A Dozen

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Major League Baseball started offering live online streams of its games ten years ago this week. Think about where we were ten years ago. Broadband wasn't nearly as pervasive. There was no iPhone, or iPad, or Facebook. Google was just starting. In short, the tech world was a very different...
In The Next Ten Years, The Zuckerbergs Of This World Could Become A Dime A Dozen

T-Mobile launches LTE with a bang, the iPhone 5 and no contracts

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T-Mobile’s transition to the “un-carrier” is complete. The last of the big four U.S. network carriers has an LTE service to call its very own: T-Mobile officially flipped the switch for its LTE network on Tuesday. At a press event in New York City, T-Mobile announced the first 7 cities that...
T-Mobile launches LTE with a bang, the iPhone 5 and no contracts

Germany's Curious Income Divide On Infringement Remedies: High-Earners Oppose Content Blocking, Support Disconnection

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Recently, the American Assembly released Copy Culture In The US & Germany, a report based on an extensive survey about attitudes and practices surrounding media consumption and piracy in the two countries. (Disclosure: We supplied the design and layout work for the report.) It contains lots of interesting facts, and...
Germany's Curious Income Divide On Infringement Remedies: High-Earners Oppose Content Blocking, Support Disconnection

Sharing advice from our site clinic

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Webmaster Level: AllMembers of the Google Search Quality Team have participated in site clinic panels on a number of occasions. We receive a lot of positive feedback from these events and we've been thinking of ways to expand our efforts to reach even more webmasters. We decided to organize a...
Sharing advice from our site clinic

Four key takeaways from Pew’s new e-reading study

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E-reader and tablet owners read more books — print and digital — than people who don’t own those devices. In its new report, “The Rise of E-reading,” the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds that the average e-book reader read 24 books in the past 12 months, while the average...
Four key takeaways from Pew’s new e-reading study

GE to pour $105M into EMC and VMware's Pivotal Initiative

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The Pivotal Initiative, the big cloud and big data startup backed by parents EMC and VMware, now has another big, scary backer: General Electric is ponying up $105 million for a 10 percent stake in the company. Bill Ruh, GE’s VP, will talk about the investment and the Pivotal One...
GE to pour $105M into EMC and VMware's Pivotal Initiative

T-Mobile's big day: iPhone 5, LTE and a new type of service plan (roundup)

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We’re not sure if T-Mobile is now an “uncarrier,” as it declared at Tuesday’s event in New York City at which it finally introduced an iPhone 5 for its network, unveiled new pricing plans that could change the way people think about buying smartphones, and shed a little more light...
T-Mobile's big day: iPhone 5, LTE and a new type of service plan (roundup)
Jon Miller: Hulu still essential to broadcasters

3 Key Takeaways from Search & Social

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Posted by LindsayLast week Jen and I attended the Search & Social Summit here in my backyard of Tampa Bay. This isn't your typical conference recap post, though. I wanted to focus on the action items that still stand out for me a week later, the things will make a...
3 Key Takeaways from Search & Social

Twitter ad revenues higher than expected on strong mobile numbers -- report

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A research firm predicts that Twitter will earn nearly $1 billion in advertising revenue in 2014, largely on the strength of mobile ad sales. The figure exceeds the firm’s earlier predictions and reflects Twitter’s ongoing emergence as a force in mobile marketing. According to eMarketer, Twitter will pull in $528...
Twitter ad revenues higher than expected on strong mobile numbers -- report

Live: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at D11

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The good news for Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard side project now has more than a billion users, and is on track to do more than $6 billion in revenue this year. The bad news for Facebook: It’s not Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard side project anymore. And now it’s beholden to all...
Live: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at D11

Twitter's Email To Freaked Out Developers

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Twitter Platform Ream boss Ryan Sarver wrote an email over the weekend to third-party developers freaked-out by last week's news that Twitter had acquired Tweetie, the most popular iPhone Twitter app and announced Twitter announced its own BlackBerry app. Sarver tried to make the argument that Twitter's moves are good...
Twitter's Email To Freaked Out Developers

It Lives.

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It Lives.: 137 years in the making, Google Drive is finally a reality. Four initial takeaways: 1) The pricing is the killer feature. 5GB free, then 25GB for $2.49/month, 100GB for $4.99/month, or 1TB for $49.99/month. 2) No iOS client. Yes, it’s coming, but it’s unacceptable to launch this product without...
It Lives.
Nexus devices slowly getting Android 4.2.2 (but you can get it now)
Brenda Spoonemore: 'A biz dev playbook for startups'
6 things every CIO should know (or at least think about)

paidContent turns 10: A brief history of digital media

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Remember when Friendster was the hot social network, publishers doubted that ebooks would ever sell, and Netflix thought DVDs in red envelopes was the future? We do — that was that state of digital media when paidContent launched in 2002. Other weird things were happening back then too: People still...
paidContent turns 10: A brief history of digital media

Three Measurement Methods Challenging Campaign Performance: Key Takeaways from OMMA Global 2012

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The challenge of appropriately attributing online advertising’s influence on a user exposed to multiple channels continues to slow the movement of additional ad spend by brands. That was one of the topics highlighted at the OMMA Global conference in San Francisco recently. While the historic... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Three Measurement Methods Challenging Campaign Performance: Key Takeaways from OMMA Global 2012
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