Introducing The Wrist Ribbon
Robert Croak, the famed creator of SillyBandz, is proud to announce that the Patent and Trademark Office has approved a patent for his latest innovation in bracelet design: The Wrist Ribbon. The Wrist Ribbon is a silicone bracelet based around the iconic Awareness Ribbons that symbolize support for various causes. The Wrist Ribbon bracelet is a great, new, innovative product, perfect for your next fund raising effort!
Web Second, Mobile First
I loved the idea of “mobile first” but something always bothered me. Kind of like a law firm (or VC firm) with four partners but shortened to just two, people dropped off his second two words. People forgot that Fred also wrote “Web Second.”
How Americans used their phones to assist with purchasing decisions this holiday season
More than half of adult cell phone owners used their cell phones while they were in a store during the 2011 holiday season to seek help with purchasing decisions. During a 30 day period before and after Christmas
The chance of a lifetime
A friend asked me the other day, “…given the sorry state of so much in the world, what’s possible to look forward to?”
The state isn’t sorry. It’s wide open.
Apple Puts New Engineers On Fake Products Until It Can Trust Them
Apple is so obsessed with secrecy, it sometimes puts new hires on fake products until they can be trusted.
Adam Lashinsky reported this tidbit in his new book “Inside Apple,” and a former Apple employee confirmed it when Lashinsky spoke at LinkedIn the other day.
Where’s the Fire? Kindle Sales Pushing Six Million for the Quarter.
Has anyone seen one of Amazon’s new Kindle Fires in the wild? I haven’t. But evidently they’re everywhere. You just need to know where to look to find them — like Stifel Nicolaus analyst Jordan Rohan.
FDA staffers sue agency over surveillance of personal e-mail
The Food and Drug Administration secretly monitored the personal e-mail of a group of its own scientists and doctors after they warned Congress that the agency was approving medical devices that they believed posed unacceptable risks to patients, government documents show.
Feds: Megaupload User Data Could Be Gone Thursday
Federal prosecutors say data from users of Megaupload could be deleted as soon as Thursday.
U.S. prosecutors blocked access to Megaupload and charged seven men, saying the site facilitated millions of illegal downloads of movies, music and other content.