Rebranding Should Be Driven By Growth, Not Desperation

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As Wired magazine pointed out in a January 2013 article , "It’s a Hail Mary pass for a company that held 44.5 percent of the domestic market in 2006 but watched that slip to 8.4 A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

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9 Technology Innovations Made In The USA

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The Model S, primarily assembled at Tesla’s main plant in Fremont, California, wowed pundits and critics so much that it won 2012 Car Of The Year awards from Motor Trend, Automobile Magazine, Yahoo Motors, and more.

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GOOD Gets Funding Round

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Los Angeles-based GOOD , a media firm which operates Reason Pictures, GOOD Magazine, and GOOD Digital, announced this week that it has raised a Series A funding round. magazine founder Bernie Goldhirsch. Ben Goldhirsch founded GOOD in 2006, and prior to this round was funded by Goldhirsch himself, who told the New York Times in 2006 that he planned to invest $10M in the company over the next 5 years.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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Founded in London in 2006, the Hub is a global network of social enterprises with each individual chapter acting as a gathering place for innovation, technology, creativity, and positive change. Silicon Valley? That’s so yesterday.

Interview with Robert Flynn, Aggregage

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There are a number of magazine groups that are having financial troubles, the ad dollars are not there, and you're seeing the same problem that you've seen in other forms of media--which is, by the time an editorial group puts together a series of articles to publish, and a magazine comes out, it's 45 to 60 days later and the news is not as timely as it needs to be for the audience. We successfully built up that firm, and in late 2006 we sold it to Tandberg Television.

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The Yo-Yo Life of a Tech Entrepreneur – A Cautionary Tale

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I had finally appeared on the front cover of a magazine (TornadoInsider – then the top European VC magazine) but I felt so fat in the picture I never sent it to anybody.

Google For Icons | IconFinder Providing The Best for Developers and Designers

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I made a simple web interface and at the end of 2006 I found it really useful so I decided to buy IconFinder.com for a public site. The public version was launched in 2007 and got on the front page of Digg, on Lifehacker and Smashing magazine.

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Don’t drink your own Kool-Aid (surviving TC50)

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We then had a piece in Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Europe, we ran front cover of Tornado Insider (the top VC magazine in Europe at the time). We launched out second company, Koral, at DEMO in 2006. This is part of my ongoing series “Start-up Lessons”.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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Peter Shankman – PR Week Magazine has described Peter as “redefining the art of networking”, and Investor’s Business Daily has called him “crazy, but effective”. Mitch Joel – Marketing Magazine dubbed him the “Rock Star of Digital Marketing” and called him, “one of North America’s leading digital visionaries.” In 2006 he was named one of the most influential authorities on Blog Marketing in the world.

Activision Names Rosensweig CEO of RedOctane

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Rosensweig was most recently COO of Yahoo from 2002 to 2006. Rosensweig has also served at Ziff Davis, in a variety of roles, including President and CEO of ZDNet, and Vice-President and Publisher of PC Magazine. Santa Monica-based video games developer Activision has tapped former Yahoo! COO Dan Rosensweig as CEO of the firms's RedOctane business unit--the unit which is in charge of its Guitar Hero franchise.

Activision Names Rosenweig CEO of RedOctane

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Rosenweig was most recently COO of Yahoo from 2002 to 2006. Rosenweig has also served at Ziff Davis, in a variety of roles, including President and CEO of ZDNet, and Vice-President and Publisher of PC Magazine. Santa Monica-based video games developer Activision has tapped former Yahoo! COO Dan Rosenweig as CEO of the firms's RedOctane business unit--the unit which is in charge of its Guitar Hero franchise.

Interview with Matt Edelman, ThisNext

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We started that in 2006, and sold it to Chicken Soup For The Soul in 2009. There is still a layer of editorial influence and editorial opinions that comes from women's magazines, from the celebrity stylist world, and from television.

Best Corporate Citizens GO GREEN!

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In 2006, Intel joined the U.S. It's perhaps no surprise that Intel, on Wednesday 02/27, was announced #1 of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" of 2008, by CRO Magazine. By viewing sustainability "though a business lens," Intel’s has begun answering the question "How Does Going Green Impact The Bottom Line?"

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WHAT ARE THE REWARDS OF GOING GREEN?

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This situation caught the attention of Congress in 2006, which ordered the U.S. source: CFO magazine ) For example, Herman Miller (furniture manufacturer) says the company sees $4.5 While different decision makers want different rewards, they still want their green to turn to gold. The CEO: Since the main role of the CEO is to set strategy & vision, it’s hard not to consider aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) when setting the direction of a firm.

Twiistup 007: Final Showoff's Additional Speakers and TZ Discount

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As a serial entrepreneur and Internet visionary, Richard co-founded Demand Media in May 2006, and currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. magazine covering telecom and broadband stories.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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Brands didn’t advertise their web pages they advertised “AOL Keywords.&# You couldn’t pick up a magazine in the 96-99 timeframe without seeing AOL Keywords advertised everywhere. This blog post originally appeared in serialized form here on TechCrunch.

The Startup Guide To SXSW Panel Picking

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I first attended SxSW in 2006, and was blown away. Pedro Galván, Software Guru magazine. The time is once again upon us. Thousands of people submit their panels for SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) and only a handful will be selected to present.