Weekly CEO News from Richard Ingram
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There is a difference between “promoting to” and “influencing” users to download your mobile app — a massive one. Promoting to users doesn’t put your app on the path for massive downloads. There’s just too much noise in the market

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Yahoo is trying to make it easier for small businesses to take their operations online. This week, Yahoo unveiled Yahoo Stores, the next generation of the company’s e-commerce platform, which is designed to help anyone start and grow a business

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Few app developers can lay claim to winning praise from Steve Jobs. Ashish Toshniwal is one of them–he received an email from the man himself. In 2010 the CEO of Y Media Labs helped launch the handwriting app Montessorium, which impressed Jobs so much he

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Vodafone Group Plc (VOD)’s sweeping disclosure of wiretapping on its network worldwide means technology and phone companies could follow by revealing how much access governments are seeking to phone calls, data and e-mails. Deutsche Telekom AG, with 145 million wireless

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Smartphones and tablets are powerful productivity tools. Your small business may even count on them to help your employees stay connected and productive away from the office. Some businesses issue a company-owned smartphone to each employee, but employees might be

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Choosing the right point-of-sale (POS) system is critical to a business’ success. An alternative to traditional cash registers and credit card readers, POS systems offer advanced capabilities beyond the ability to collect payments. POS systems also make business owners’ lives

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OAO Rostelecom (RTKM) Chief Executive Officer Sergey Kalugin made his case for the planned combination of the state-run phone company’s mobile assets with Tele2 Russia, saying the deal will boost their competitiveness. “Combining our mobile assets with Tele2 Russia, we will increase

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Google Glass isn’t even readily available to the public yet and it’s already been banned in certain places. If you’re not keeping up with the times, I’m going to go into explaining what Google Glass or Google Glasses actually are. Basically, Google Glass

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More and more companies are allowing their employees to work from home. These companies have found that it’s a great way to please their employees, and it’s also a great way to cut overhead costs. If you are working from

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Although established businesses rely heavily on email marketing, for start-ups that tool tends to get lost in the mix. Entrepreneurs quickly build a Facebook and Twitter page to hype their services while operating from personal email accounts. Besides being invaluable

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