Below is a screenshot of HBO Go’s iPad App. It’s gorgeous, fun and highly dynamic. It represents the shift of paid content to mobile: HBO Go, ESPN Watch, Netflix, Hulu, etc.
Speed and computing power are the major iPhone 4S upgrade. But Siri is the real innovation and marketing ‘sexiness’.
More and more ad units promote mobile content and applications. And I get more and more frustrated as those units are not actionable…. it’s a complicated task: 1. drive mobile activity from different web sources, including non-mobile traffic 2. promote mobile apps that are on different platforms… despite users coming from different sources / platforms […]
I encourage you to read through Groupon’s roadshow presentation that TechCrunch posted today. I find the last two slides most interesting: the future of Groupon as a product and what it means for growth trajectory. From the chart, Groupon clearly is betting that new product (Groupon 2.0) will energize a decelerating growth plan (Groupon 1.0). […]
Note: this post originally appeared on TechCrunch: Startups, Seed Funding, And Avoiding Empty Pockets (October 13, 2011). I have reposted it here.
Forbes spotlighted LegalZoom earlier in the week: “Silicon Valley Sees Gold In Internet Legal Services” (a Polaris Ventures backed company).
The most important part about Facebook’s new iOS apps that they unveiled yesterday? For starters, the app actually works and I had given up using Facebook for iPhone (which failed 90+% of the time.
When Amazon announced the new Kindle product line and the $199 Kindle Fire – I declared that Amazon did more than introduce a disruptive product… they changed the non-iPad market with remarkably disrupitive pricing: