Most Recent

What Brand Evangelism Really Means — and Why It's So Important
feedproxy.google.com
Evangelism isn't something to be decided on down the road; it should actually be in the DNA of your founding team from the get-go. [...]
779
Like
Save
5 Tips to Boost Your Ecommerce Sales on Cyber Monday
feedproxy.google.com
Your goal should be to make your deals too good to resist. Is 50 percent off too high? Probably. But some companies have found it works. [...]
585
Like
Save
El bra mexicano que lucha contra el cáncer de mama recauda 5 mdd
www.forbes.com.mx
Forbes México. El bra mexicano que lucha contra el cáncer de mama recauda 5 mdd Higia, la startup que desarrolla el brassier EVA, el primer dispositivo wearable para la detección del cáncer de mama, quiere seguir ayudando a las mujeres contra esta enfermedad y para ello concluyó una ronda de financiamiento de 5 millones de dólares. La compañía utilizará este financiamiento, liderado por Khosla Ventures y Hummingbird VC, para comenzar con la comercialización del dispositivo EVA en México y América Latina para 2019 o 2020. Higia realizará pruebas clínicas en Stanford Medicine X durante los próximos meses para adquirir autorización de la FDA. “Somos la única empresa en América Latina que está trabajando en pruebas clínicas en la Universidad de Stanford y también estamo [...]
724
Like
Save
Facebook hires former UK Lib Dem leader, Nick Clegg, as global policy chief
techcrunch.com
Facebook has confirmed it has hired the former leader of the UK’s former third largest political party — Nick Clegg of the middle ground Liberal Democrats — to head up global policy and comms. The news was reported earlier by the Financial Times. Facebook hires Nick Clegg, the former UK deputy prime minister, to head its global affairs and communications team. https://t.co/EhPZlJ0hJL pic.twitter.com/VqRR2chNyk — Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) October 19, 2018 Clegg is also a former UK deputy prime minister, after the Lib Dems entered government in the 2015 coalition with the Conservative party. Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that Clegg’s title will be VP, global affairs and communications, and that he starts on Monday — and will be moving with [...]
348
Like
Save
Facebook launches ‘Hunt for False News’ debunk blog as fakery drops 50%
techcrunch.com
Facebook hopes detailing concrete examples of fake news it’s caught — or missed — could improve news literacy, or at least prove it’s attacking the misinformation problem. Today Facebook launched “The Hunt for False News,” in which it examines viral B.S., relays the decisions of its third-party fact-checkers and explains how the story was tracked down. The first edition reveals cases where false captions were put on old videos, people were wrongfully identified as perpetrators of crimes or real facts were massively exaggerated. The blog’s launch comes after three recent studies showed the volume of misinformation on Facebook has dropped by half since the 2016 election, while Twitter’s volume hasn’t declined as drastically. Unfortunatel [...]
668
Like
Save
Las 10 carreras peor pagadas, según el Imco
www.forbes.com.mx
Forbes México. Las 10 carreras peor pagadas, según el Imco En su herramienta Compara Carreras 2017, el Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad (Imco), se ofrece un panorama general de las carreras universitarias e información educativa técnica para que puedas tomar una mejor decisión a la hora de elegir qué estudiar. En total, la plataforma evalúa 68 carreras de todas las áreas, desde humanidades hasta ciencias básicas. Relacionado: Las 10 carreras mejor pagadas, según el Imco Estudiar una licenciatura aumenta considerablemente el salario de una persona. Un licenciado gana en promedio $11,327, 80% más que alguien que solo terminó el bachillerato, cuyo sueldo es de $6,305. Además, terminar una licenciatura reduce en 51% el riesgo de estar empleado en el sector informal resp [...]
517
Like
Save
Why IGTV should go premium
techcrunch.com
It’s been four months since Facebook launched IGTV, with the goal of creating a destination for longer-form Instagram videos. Is it shaping up to be a high-profile flop, or could this be the company’s next multi-billion-dollar business? IGTV, which features videos up to 60 minutes versus Instagram’s normal 60-second limit, hasn’t made much of a splash yet. Since there are no ads yet, it hasn’t made a dollar, either. But, it offers Facebook the opportunity to dominate a new category of premium video, and to develop a subscription business that better aligns with high-quality content. Facebook worked with numerous media brands and celebrities to shoot high-quality, vertical videos for IGTV’s launch on June 20, as both a dedicated app and a section within the main Instag [...]
699
Like
Save
Microsoft’s new expense tracker Spend hits the App Store
techcrunch.com
The team behind mileage-tracking app MileIQ, a company Microsoft acquired a few years ago, is out with a new application. This time, the focus isn’t on tracking miles, but rather expenses. The new app, simply called “Spend,” arrived on the App Store on Thursday, offering automatic expense tracking for work reimbursement purposes or for taxes. Spend doesn’t appear to be a part of some grand Microsoft plan to take on expense tracking industry giants, like Expensify or SAP-owned Concur, for example. At least, not at this time. Instead, the app is a Microsoft Garage project, the App Store clarifies. Microsoft Garage is the company’s internal incubator when employees can test out new ideas to see if they resonate with consumers and business users. Through the prog [...]
652
Like
Save