Eventbrite Moves Forward With Music Push Through Ticketfly Acquisition

For many, Eventbrite’s progress over the past decade has been about selling you tickets, just like you’d expect from Ticketmaster — in fact, I was tempted to title this this post “The Modern Ticketmaster.” But this company is more than just about tickets, but about the overarching experience you’d get from events, from discovery to… Continue reading Eventbrite Moves Forward With Music Push Through Ticketfly Acquisition

Facebook’s Acquisition of Oculus VR May Usher The ‘Second Life’ View of Your Social Graph

Facebook has gone ahead and made another bold purchase. On Tuesday, the social networking company announced that it had paid $2 billion in cash and stock for Oculus VR, the creators of a virtual reality headset useful in 3D gaming. Some were befuddled and chagrined by the move, wondering what benefit Facebook would have with… Continue reading Facebook’s Acquisition of Oculus VR May Usher The ‘Second Life’ View of Your Social Graph

Twilio’s Foundation Adds Open Source ‘Rapid Response Kit’ To Help Teams Deploy Apps In A Crisis

It’s no surprise that technology has played an integral part in times of disaster, emergency, or crisis. Companies like Twitter, Facebook, and Google have all offered their support to assist people in affected parts of the world to ensure that they can communicate with their loved ones and to help share eyewitness accounts. Twilio happens… Continue reading Twilio’s Foundation Adds Open Source ‘Rapid Response Kit’ To Help Teams Deploy Apps In A Crisis

To One of the World’s Greatest Businessmen & Innovators: We Thank You, Steve Jobs

Just about a couple hours ago, I read a breaking news email from CNN with perhaps the most devastating news that I possibly could hear today and also in the world of technology, innovation and marketing: Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, has died. He was considered “one of the business world’s greatest comeback kids” and while I wasn’t… Continue reading To One of the World’s Greatest Businessmen & Innovators: We Thank You, Steve Jobs