Putting iPad Sales in Context →
daringfireball.net Alexis Madrigal, writing for The Atlantic, calls the 11.9 million iPads sold last quarter “The One Fly in the Apple-Earnings Ointment”: So, let’s call attention to the one key area where Apple didn’t beat estimates: iPad sales. Analysts… 11.9 million iPads sold in Jan-March. Wow.. It took Apple just two years to sell 67 million iPads. With the Macs it was 24 years,...
YouTube: 7 Years and Millions of Videos Later →
Todd Wasserman, mashable.com Seven years ago Monday, YouTube loaded its first video, the 19-second “Me At the Zoo.” The video, which features YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim, was uploaded by employee Yakov Lapitsky on this date in 2005. Aesthetically, it’s nothing… YouTube is Seven, Mazal Tov ! A few stats, shared by YouTube: 60 hours of video are upladed every minute; one hour...
Lessons from dogs and cats for kids - HuffPost →
Another reason to have a pet in the house —> http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/04/09/can-fido-and-whiskers-enrich-childrens-lives/
It’s Not About Instagram — It’s About Mobile →
Keith Teare, techcrunch.com Editor’s note: Guest author Keith Teare is General Partner at his incubator Archimedes Labs and CEO of just.me. He was a co-founder of TechCrunch. Follow him on… ‘Mobile or Death’. A must read. Keith Teare (@kteare) with a spot on analysis on the importance of the deal to FB, and the world. Via @TechCrunch. And that’s the last post from me...
Appsfire's Ouriel Ohayon on three steps to unlock... →
pocketgamer.biz Ouriel Ohayon is co-founder of app discovery company Appsfire. This is an edited version of an opinion piece that originally ran on the Appsfire blog. Google Play is suffering from a weak app discovery experience. In… Ouriel (@OurielOhayon) breaks down how Google Play (formerly Android Market) can unlock its app discovery potential. Google: hope someone is...
It's Not Crazy, It's Sports →
ESPN, youtube.com It’s not crazy, it’s sports. Cute commercial by @ESPN. via @hilzfuld
The Apple e-book conspiracy: Three days in January... →
The bottom line: Instead of an MFN (most favored nation pricing provision) designed to protect Apple’s ability to compete, this MFN was designed to protect Apple from having to compete on price at all, while still maintaining Apple’s 30 percent margin.
30% of Instagram's 13 employees are handling... →
Four of the 13 are handling community (!) in one way or another - that’s an amazing number for a mobile startup, usually focused on hiring developers and engineers.
Om Malik: The real reason why Zukerberg put out... →
Spot on analysis by Om on the reason behind today’s big news. Something I totally agree with BTW and have said couple of times before: Facebook on mobile sucks, and to change that they could either a) fix the awful mobile experience (longer) or b) acquire a mobile-first company (quicker). In the words of Om Malik: It is pretty clear that thanks to the turbocharge effect of Android,...
(via Mike Wallace remembered - CBS News Video)
My favorites for TheNextWeb Startup Rally are.. →
Some very interesting technologies are presenting at this year’s Startup Rally (April 26-27), leveraging the 1,500 attendees event as a launch platform. Lookout for these guys specifically: 1. Tawkon launching a new branding and app to help you lead a healthy lifestyle 2. Zap Streak - like AirPlay, but for Android devices. Trust me - they rock! 3. FollowU - continuous browsing that...
Research Paper: 'The Physics behind Angry Birds... →
An associate professor analyzed if Angry Birds Space adhere to the laws of physics. The answer is no of course. But he had some interesting findings. via @Mashable
Clients From Hell: “Our in-house designer can do a lot of the work you do,...– Clients From Hell And a huge thanks to Henn Idan (@SimplyChee) for sharing!
6 Ways to Acquire New Customers via Social Media →
Why I Love Employees Who Ask 'Why' | Inc.com →
Employees that ask ‘Why’ are your best people.
Conan O’Brien Buys Mashable, Ousts Pete Cashmore... →
Conan O’Brien, mashable.com Hello, fellow Mashables. It’s Conan O’Brien, and I’ve got big news. Two hours ago, I purchased Mashable.com. I’ve taken it over. Why did I take it over? Very simple reason. I’m sick and tired of scanning the Internet looking for a… It’s official: Conan is buying Mashable for an undisclosed amount, ousts Pete as CEO.