Facebook could buy Blackberry

Facebook could buy Blackberry
Facebook could buy Blackberry

Lately not stop rumors out what will be the next purchase of Facebook, that if in talks to acquire mobile ephemeral messaging app SnapChat, if they was interested in buying Whatsapp or Waze. Now everything seems to indicate, as did know The Wall Street Journal last week that the new owners Blackberry, Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings, had a meeting with Facebook for a possible acquisition. It is assumed that Facebook intended to compete with Apple and Google in the mobile market. Continue reading “Facebook could buy Blackberry”

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Notegraphy, the Instagram for texts

Notegraphy, the Instagram for texts
Notegraphy, the Instagram for texts

The title of the article perhaps may seem somewhat simplistic, but I think it perfectly describes comparatively this app so cool and original. Furthermore, the invention is of Spanish origin, namely: “Made in BCN”, led by Rafa Soto and Cooper Marzban which is its CEO, and was one of the founding team members of eDreams.. And it’s no wonder that soon reached a large impact appearing on blogs as AppStorm, LifeHacker or WWWhat’sNews. Continue reading “Notegraphy, the Instagram for texts”

Microsoft buys Nokia

Microsoft buys Nokia
Microsoft buys Nokia

Today has finally confirmed the purchase of Nokia by Microsoft for 3,790 billion euros. For many, this was most welcome news, since Microsoft executive, Stephen Elop went on in 2010 to become CEO of Nokia, and left his own operating system: Symbian on their phones, in favor of Microsoft’s Windows Phone. Continue reading “Microsoft buys Nokia”

Yahoo! surpasses Google in traffic in July (excluding Tumblr)

Yahoo! surpasses Google in traffic in July (excluding Tumblr)
Yahoo! surpasses Google in traffic in July (excluding Tumblr)

Yesterday we learned by the Bloomberg TV channel that Yahoo! surpassed Google (including YouTube) in traffic this July, according to ComScore data, making it the leading U.S. traffic. Something that certainly is a major milestone for the companythat after incorporation of Marissa Mayer, Google’s former directors and CEO, has managed to improve its position continuously. Both stock exchange, which has improved its valuation, in attracting new talent, as the incorporation of Spanish and ex-Google Bernardo Hernandez, as CEO of Flickr, among others, and has slowed the escape of which already had. And now in traffic as well, which will be an opportunity to improve their advertising revenue and thus regain his lost status. Continue reading “Yahoo! surpasses Google in traffic in July (excluding Tumblr)”

Analyzing purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

Analyzing purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos
Analyzing purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

Last night we went to bed with the unexpected bombshell news from Twitter that Jeff Bezos the CEO and founder of Amazon, one of the giants of the Internet, and most World ecommerce company, acquired in a personal capacity, The Washington Post, one of the internationally recognized newspapers for $ 250 million (190 million euros) in cash. Continue reading “Analyzing purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos”

Analyzing the merger of Publicis and Omnicom

Analyzing the merger of Publicis and Omnicom
Analyzing the merger of Publicis and Omnicom

On Saturday it became official that until now was only a juicy rumor, the fusion of American Omnicom Group and French Plublicis Groupe, which are the second and third largest advertising companies in the world, becoming a stroke and conglomerate resulting: Publicis Omnicom Group, in the first advertising company in the world, ahead of far number one, British WPP by Martin Sorrell. Continue reading “Analyzing the merger of Publicis and Omnicom”

Qwiki Yahoo’s bid to deal with Instagram Video and Vine

Qwiki Yahoo's bid to deal with Instagram Video and Vine
Qwiki Yahoo’s bid to deal with Instagram Video and Vine

The micro-video-blogging (which, if there is no concept yet… I invent it now) is clearly a trend. A trend started by the service of instant retouching and photo sharing Instagram by Facebook, joined with the launch of Instagram video. When in this moment it was just an outstanding player, as was: Vine, bet of Twitter for instant multimedia world. But now it has added to the picture: Qwiki, a new competitor with few differences with the other two, playing in the same field and seems to kind of rival as well. Continue reading “Qwiki Yahoo’s bid to deal with Instagram Video and Vine”

How to increase the open rate and effectiveness in a mailing

How to increase the open rate and effectiveness in a mailing
How to increase the open rate and effectiveness in a mailing

The mail is still a key element in internet communications, as much as we predicted its demise several times due to social networks is still used widely, and is a way to send private correspondence more widespread and reliable. Continue reading “How to increase the open rate and effectiveness in a mailing”

Flickr, and the FREE Terabyte as a marketing strategy

Flickr, and FREE Terabyte as a marketing strategy
Flickr, and the FREE Terabyte as a marketing strategy

Marissa Mayer currently CEO of Yahoo, which lately I have spoken a few times around here, has again hit the mark with a simple and effective action in her marketing strategy. Reminds me the one carried out from Google (her former employer) to launch Gmail in 2004 with this amazing claim: “1 Giga FREE” when all suffered the limitations of Hotmail and Yahoo Mail This cornered the market web email until today. Continue reading “Flickr, and the FREE Terabyte as a marketing strategy”