We have smartly trolled through a multitude of business economies based upon our united world view of technology, retailing and manufacturing. We began back in the days of centralized mainframe computing dominance in the once-titled information economy.
h.h. gregg has rolled out its first mobile e-commerce platform - the final piece of an evolving omni-channel strategy - to leverage holiday shopping sales.
Living in Digital Times will host a FashionWare event at CE Week in New York City later this month. The panel, fashion show and 2-day exhibition will explore this emerging market, showcase the latest trends, and celebrate the most sophisticated and stylish designs.
Next-generation camera maker Lytro announced Tuesday that it has named Jason Rosenthal its new CEO. Rosenthal is a veteran of HP, Netscape, AOL, Ning and Silver Lake Partners.
AOL today is taking one more step to build out its content empire: it has officially confirmed the acquisition of technology reviews site gdgt - first reported by TechCrunch nearly two weeks ago. Gdgt itself is announcing the news on its own site, and a spokesperson from AOL has also confirmed the news to TechCrunch directly. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but we have heard that the deal was in the high seven figures, and that there was another - higher - offer from another company
The exclusive release of the annual Dealerscope 40 Under 40.
When we asked this year's group of 40 Under 40 industry stars to share their take on the state of the economy, one of our favorite answers came from Micah Williams, owner of Sonus Car Audio in Clarksville, Tenn. "Our outlook is if you're going to stand behind the counter, clerk boxes and compete on price then the economy is bad," he said.
Google Music no longer exists as a standalone service. Google TV was an embarrassment. YouTube may lose music videos next year. Sources say not everybody at YouTube and Android is pulling in the same direction.
Google can't seem to get the hang of selling music and movies over the Internet--a goal that has similarly befuddled Microsoft, AOL, Yahoo, and others.
Google TV was dead on arrival. YouTube's video-rental service is at best an also-ran, and that service also faces a possible exodus of major record labels to rival Facebook sometime next year