Ask Forgiveness, Not Permission – Or Just Do it.
Posted at 8:00h, 30 Aug 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
You’d better sit down for this one.  “Whatsapp announced it would begin sharing names and phone numbers with its parent company (Facebook), to allow its more than 1 billion users “to communicate with businesses that matter to you too” – like notifications from airlines, delivery services or your bank, for example,” according to Gizmodo. Yes, […]
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Users In Charge
Posted at 8:00h, 23 Aug 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Back in the day, Esther Dyson (and Daphne Kis) hosted an invitation-only conference called PC Forum, and anyone who was anyone in tech would mark it in stone on his/her calendar, (most of them) flying their private jets to Scottsdale, AZ for the annual hegira. At the relative dawn of social, the theme of the […]
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And the Silver Goes To…
Posted at 0:00h, 16 Aug 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
It’s August. The Olympics are on. Why not? Americans – and tech entrepreneurs, in particular – are conditioned to always go for the gold in the winner-take-all world of tech, but there were two exits lately – both on the East Coast – where tech companies were acquired by corporates for $1 billion or more: […]
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Things To Do in August When It’s Dead
Posted at 10:37h, 09 Aug 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
There is a movie called “Things To Do in Denver When You’re Dead and we just couldn’t resist. It’s nearing the end of summer. Things tend to slow down. The investors traditionally unplug this time of year. What’s an entrepreneur to do? Carpe diem. Unlike in other years, quite a few investors have mentioned lately […]
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The Just Because You’re Paranoid Edition, aka, They’re Heeere…
Posted at 10:26h, 02 Aug 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
In case you haven’t yet noticed, Google is now on street corners all over New York City, which is not only home to millions of New Yorkers, but is also one of the most international of cities, hosting tourists and business people from all over the world, what to speak of UN delegates and their […]
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