“It was like the best four days of my life,” she said. “It was like the mother ship calling me home.” So far, advertisers include Dodge, the Navy and Norelco, and ManiaTV may benefit from a growing appetite for online video advertising. While advertisers can reach any demographic through the internet, the market is particularly strong for 18-to-34-year-olds, said Michael Zimbalist, president of the Online Publishers Association.
AC: I chose the three most useful and versatile of the cubes. There is a beauty and an infinity within this simplicity. Just a few weeks ago, for example, it had never crossed my mind to make a fish out of Q-BA-MAZE cubes and now we have a giant fish installed at the Walker Art Center and have just added five fish designs to the plans page on our website.
The problem is when you flip to landscape format to read. Instead of splitting the text across two pages to take advantage of the big screen, the app just goes wide. There appears to be no way to fix this, so upright reading is recommended. BN eReader for iPad (it’s full, ugly name) is a competent reader, and it’s free. If you already own a Nook, I’d recommend it. Otherwise, there doesn’t seem much point.
We met in Lyon, France. Gaël and I were studying for our masters degree in a business school with Marilyne’s boyfriend while she was studying at university. Although we are very young, this was 18 years ago! We were friends before becoming business partners. Our main objective: offer quality educational apps to parents and professionals. Our motto: Fun educational apps made by teachers.
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Tocchini learned to loathe website work, oddly enough, after a stint selling European diamonds to small Bay Area jewelers. It was the mid-2000s, and he was lugging a backpack full of stones from retailer to retailer. Soon enough, he needed a website to manage his growing group of customers. When he saw what designers were charging for their work, he decided to learn how to code and develop a site himself. Soon enough he quit the diamond biz to work on developing full time. It quickly began to feel menial. Websites need constant updating, but “people don’t understand what goes into it, and they think they can do it themselves,” he says. “I was doing WordPress for clients. I’d put a big tutorial in front, and they still couldn’t figure it out, and I just knew I wanted to solve that website problem.”
“This could be a sporting event we are not providing aerial coverage for, a local parade, a college campus or a busy beach. Basically, we go anywhere where there is a crowd of people.”
This is the first installment of a two-part series chronicling Snow’s inside view of the birth of Foursquare, one of the most talked-about tech companies of 2010.
The NFL adds Facebook to a growing portfolio of digital partners. The league sold streaming rights to 11 games to Amazon this year for a reported $50 million.
The best solutions for U.S. Special Operations requirements do not necessarily come from big companies.