Business articles published in June 2012
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June 30, 2012
Mucker Lab and Mozilla Team-up on Open-Source Startup Accelerator Program
Mucker Lab and Mozilla's WebFWD partner on joint accelerator program aimed at open source ventures and projects.
June 28, 2012
Facebook Takes First Step Toward Full-Fledged Ad Network
Is Facebook on its way to becoming a serious threat to Google Adsense?
June 26, 2012
Lightning, Heat And Wind Burn More Colorado Homes
Fire Chief Calls Blaze Epic Firestorm
Cyprus Seeks Financial Bailout
No surprise in Europe, as tiny nation of Cyrus also asks for a bailout.
June 22, 2012
VA Wants Employees to Buy Their Own Tech - Lease to Own Could Make It Work
The Dept. of Veterans Affairs wants employees to consider bringing their own tech to work, to save money spent on office machines. An employee lease to own plan might be a better idea.
Project Management through Incentivization: Interview with RedCritter CEO, Mike Beaty
Old-school project management software is entering a new phase of advancement that includes transparency, incentives, and a whole lot of gamification.
June 21, 2012
Moody’s Takes Action in Light of European Financial Crisis
15 global financial institutions hit for exposure in global markets
New Study Finds Philanthropy and Charity Giving Up Despite Recession
Corporate donations remained flat at $14.5 billion last year, foundations made almost $42 billion in grants - an increase of 1.8 percent
What Do You Buy the Man That has Everything?
Oracle boss Larry Ellison is set to buy the Hawaiian island of Lanai.
June 20, 2012
Mortgage Bailouts? Country Bailouts? Will They Work?
Market excesses vs excessive govt spending.
June 15, 2012
Secretary Duncan Urges Families to Shop for Colleges
Secretary Duncan gives advice to American families on higher education
June 14, 2012
Weakening Economy Prompts Volunteering; Pro Bono Takes on New Significance
How Does Business Get Ahead in a Downturn? An Investment in Pro Bono Volunteering
Salesforce.com Hooks up to Twitter Firehose
Salesforce.com teams up with microblogging service Twitter allowing its social media monitoring tool Radian6 to access to 400 million public tweets per day
Factiva, Twitter and the Devaluation of Content and Journalism
Factiva shares how it curates from Twitter and the fallout from the devaluation of content due too expectations of free-only models
Microsoft Set to buy Yammer for $1 Billion
Microsoft are set to beef up their social business offerings with a $1bn purchase of Yammer
Corporate Social Responsibility is Not an Easy Sell to Millennials
New data suggests the Millennial generation has different values than Baby boomers did when they were that age
June 13, 2012
Tools of the Trade for Today’s Digital Content Creator
Tools and tips for digital content creators
June 12, 2012
Three Ways to Get Your Company to Support Your Cause Effort
How to get your company to back your community cause.
Lifecrowd & Eventup Kick Off Partnership With Unique Event
LA Startups Lifecrowd and Eventup announce partnership, hold unique event highlighting possibilities.
June 11, 2012
Reid Proposes New Solution to Student Loan Interest Rates
Senator Harry Reid responds to Republicans with a new solution.
June 10, 2012
Frustrated iOS Developers Form Union to Protest Apple
Just in time for WWDC, a group of mysterious frustrated iOS developers are forming a union, looking for Apple to treat their outside developers better.
Blistering Heat and Dry Conditions Spread Colorado Wildfires
Heat And Dry Weather Create Dangerous Wildfire Conditions
June 7, 2012
New York Tourists--Meet Your Tiny Pod!
The newest trend in New York hotels is the pod hotel, featuring tiny luxury rooms at reasonable prices.
Young Americans Unable to Find Jobs: Specialty Degrees Needed for Future Employment
Bleak Prospects for High School Grads Searching for Jobs
June 6, 2012
President Obama's New Education Goal
Obama will push the nation to reach a major education goal by 2020.
June 5, 2012
Netotiate Launches Product Feed, Consumers Name Price on Retail Goods
Netotiate launches Inbound Product Feed, brings Priceline-negotiating, name your price, to retail space.
June 4, 2012
Disney Raises SoCal Annual Pass Prices 30% - to Keep Locals “Out”
Disneyland increases annual passes 30% to keep local residents from visiting the parks to make room for higher-spending tourists
June 1, 2012
Why Facebook Was Stupid to Go Public
When your owners care only about money, your customers are going to suffer.