Category: Industry News

  • Why Now is a Good Time to Start a New Company

    Why Now is a Good Time to Start a New Company

    Have you been thinking of starting a new venture? Now may be the best time to start. If you hold out for better market conditions, thumb you may be bypassing a great opportunity. There are definitely areas of overall market risk to keep an eye on – the slowly recovering national economy and a pull-back […]

  • Dissecting The Facebook IPO (Infographic)

    “In a world that’s changing so quickly, resuscitation you’re guaranteed to fail if you don’t take any risks.” Mark Zuckerberg As Facebook goes public, who will actually own the social networking giant after the IPO, what’s really happening with revenues, and more? To help you understand and dissect Facebook before IPO, here’s an interesting infographic […]

  • Fast Company Announces Atlanta As The Next Technology Hub

    It used to be, rx if you were serious about starting a tech company, you went to Silicon Valley. But emerging entrepreneurial hubs around the country are giving startup aspirants options… Not too long ago, about fifty years, Atlanta was the size of Little Rock, Ark. About a hundred years before that, it was burned […]

  • Understanding the Consumer of the Future

    Special thanks to one of our members (wished to remain anonymous) who forward this article. Leigh Buchanan, salve of Inc Magazine, interviewed John Gerzema of Young and Rubicam in August about the consumer of the future. The interview focuses on overall consumer attitudes that are applicable to both consumer facing technologies/applications and consumer goods. It […]

  • Tech Industry Adds 30,200 Jobs in 1st Half of 2010

    Apple released guidelines for determining what programs can be sold on its App Store, online after more than two years of complaints from developers that the company’s policy was secret and capricious. The guidelines go a long way towards addressing many of the complaints, here however, there are still a number of grey areas. Apple […]

  • Location, Location, Location: 5 Big Predictions for 2010

    Predictions from Mashable: 1. Facebook Status Updates Will Become Location-Aware 2. A Popular LBS App Will Be Acquired 3. Twitter Will Build Their Own LBS app 4. Location Sharing Will Become Ubiquitous 5. Location Will Be Both Media Darling and Cautionary Tale Do you agree with these? Where do you see major developments for location applications and services in 2010?