These are never breaking news stories but rather some of the deepest thinkers and smartest minds from the world of technology and social media, offering their thoughts and views regarding the biggest stories of the week.
You won’t make it through them all in one sitting but it’ll bring you up to speed with this week’s happenings. So just sit back, grab a coffee and enjoy.
- Why Groupon, as a business model, is poised for collapse.
- The power of Twitter and how it’s a fantastic resource for teachers.
- How to create an infographic – with no discernible talent whatsoever.
- Can investors really trust tech companies?
- Why Bloomberg and Reuters may be the future of news.
- Is Facebook really worth more than $130 billion?
- Why the price for free Android apps may be your privacy.
- So what happens when social surveillance goes mainstream?
- Why social media has lost element of engagement and lost its true promise.
- Teaching technology: we need a digital revolution in the classroom.
- The internet may not love Youtube as much as it thinks it does.
- Pinterest: the good, the bad and the ugly.
- Why its going to be the quality and quantity of apps that will determine the success of Windows Phone.
- For social media marketers, SEO is much more popular than PPC.
- Yahoo’s battle against Facebook: This is why consultants shouldn’t run tech companies.
- Why wearable technology is seldom a good thing.
- Google Glasses and the myth of augmented reality.
- Which start-ups should not raise venture capital?
- Why Twitter needs to find a way to monetize big news events.
- How to create the next Silicon Valley.
- Using crowdsourcing to protect your privacy.
- Social media makes you hate customer service less.
- The four types of advertising that are emerging in social games, according to EA.
- Can Youtube succeed with online movie rentals?
- Yes, Google did need Motorola for the patents.
Think Google’s Project Glasses look cool? You may not have considered the potential problems that may occur when wearing them, especially if Google include pop-up ads on the display.