Patent trolls are companies that buy often obscure patents and threaten lawsuits against hundreds or even thousands of people and businesses. The real aim is to get companies to fork over cash to make the troll go away.
“We want to help and protect the small businesses who fuel our local economies,” said Sen. Jackie Winters, R-Salem, who sponsored the bill.
First They Came… Internet Edition Curtailing your liberties in the name of freedom.
First they came for torrent trackers, and I did not speak out, because I wasn't ...
Vidcaster helps organizations and enterprises manage, measure, and optimize videos on their sites. We’re joined by Erik Koland and Ryan Kubin to talk about the company’s past, future, and how they help some amazing clients, including AirBNB and MIT. We also discuss the challenges, both technical and cultural, of selling to enterprises, verses SMBs.
Meet the Vidcaster team at #sfbeta :: Data & API Edition on October 1, 2013.
Mark it: _every_ single major player in the cell phone / mobile industry at the time of the iPhone’s introduction is now gone or on life support: Nokia, Motorola, Palm, RIM/Blackberry, Danger, HTC. Roadkill one and all.
Just as companies started wrapping their heads around the interwebs, the mobile web showed up, and changed everything.
“Whether or not you want yourself to be on mobile, your clients do,” says Anne Ward, Editor in Chief of Mobile FOMO, who joins us for our newest episode of @sfbeta On Air. Mobile FOMO a blog and media site that outlines trends, strategies, tips & tricks, and cutting-edge insight into the world of mobile metrics, marketing, and performance.
We discuss a number of topics, from the importance of a mobile-optimized landing page, to a Responsive wordpress theme, to the importance of collecting and measuring data. We mentioned a number of startups, including Kissmetrics, Appsocial.ly, and Retailigence.
Networking is an invaluable process in the life of an aspiring professional or entrepreneur. Cesar Plata knows this better than anyone — he’s hosted networking events and seminars across the Bay Area for more than 14 years.
Speaking from the heart, Cesar shares his time-tested secrets on how to network successfully by build lasting, reciprocal, and enduring connections. From the first impression to the follow-up to the lifelong relationship, we discuss how to make the most of networking events, a process that begins by putting others first and helping them succeed.
Find out more about Cesar’s events — and a calendar of community business events — at his site, EveryCircle.
Three Strikes Against the Open Web From Texas to New Jersey to the United Kingdom, this week has seen a host of troubling developments threatening both the right of the web ...