Category Archives: Business Model

Learning curve, taking risks and entrepreneurship

This graphic really rocks! How much do we really learn by taking risks? [Via Founders and Founders]

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Facebook introduces Cards: Gifts will never be so socially the same

As reported by Venturebeat, Facebook is introducing Cards, a sort of prepaid credit card for sending gifts – social gifts, actually. Cards are like regular, plastic gift cards, except that they work at a wide range of retailers. (For the … Continue reading

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Kim Dotcom new venture, Mega, opens: welcome to a new cloud storage service

Internet Millionaire Kim Dotcom has just opened Mega.co.nz, a new cloud storage service which gives (for free) 50 GB of cloud space. (read his story for more details!) I just managed to apply and get a brand new account; according … Continue reading

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Facebook introduces Graph Search: natural language search within the social network giant

Mark Zuckerberg introduces Graph Search. Looks like natural language searching will be soon available to all Facebook users! Check for more details on Graph Search here on Facebook Newsroom. During the live coverage provided by Mashable, an example search was: … Continue reading

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LinkedIn marks 200 million members milestone

As reported by SearchEngineWatch, LinkedIn has just reached the 200 million members milestone, almost one-fifth of Facebook users and as much as Twitter. How does a professional and job-oriented social network stack up against the current economic downturn and unemployment … Continue reading

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The future of shopping and online retailers – according to Newsweek

Newsweek’s current issue features a nice story by Megan McCardle about shopping, selling and the future of retailers – online too. The article deals with Amazon, Best Buy and a lot more. Sales were $12.1 billion in the third quarter … Continue reading

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Walmart e-Commerce: a pretty interesting video

Walmart e-Commerce from Davis Elen Advertising on Vimeo. DE shares the stage with Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Celine Dion and Lionel Richie. Some of entertainment’s biggest stars performed at the 2012 Walmart shareholders’ meeting. And Davis Elen was part of … Continue reading

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Twitter Statistics 2012 by Beevolve: amazing results

As we’re reaching the end of 2012, we’re getting more and more “Year-stats”: social analysis tool Beevolve brings us a complete survey of more than 35 million Twitter accounts and some results are quite amazing. US Twitter users are 50/50 … Continue reading

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QR Code Shopping in subway stations in Milan, Italy: klikkapromo.it introduces virtual supermarkets

On January I wrote about South Korea’s Tesco big hit with QR Code shopping concept. Today I spotted in Milan, Italy, a similar idea where an italian discount-hunting website, klikkapromo.it, is promoting several goods along with QR-Code. The idea is … Continue reading

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Newsweek: after 80 years says farewell to paper – will be online only

Sign of the times – as they say. Newsweek, after 80 years, will cease publishing on paper and will survive in the online version only. According to Bloomberg, Tina Brown, current editor-in-chief, has tried almost everything to keep it alive: … Continue reading

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