Tencent to Invest $760 million in Tech Start-ups

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Tencent Inc. has set up a $5 billion yuan (US $760 million) investment fund to invest in technology start-ups. The fund will focus on start-ups like gaming companies, social game, mobile game, e-commerce and new media firms. The fund, as Tencent explained is to “provide support, break through bottlenecks in the development of innovative companies, […] Related posts: Groupon, Tencent, …

The Facebook Obsession [INFOGRAPHIC]

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In 2010, Facebook overtook Google as the most highly visited page on the web – nothing too surprising. With 600 million members and growing, more than 10,000 applications to be utilized, Facebook has changed the way people use the web and connect with one another. Here’s a confession: Even though I do chose to remain […] Related posts: 135 Million …

Facebook Introduces New Profile Design [PIC]

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Facebook has just introduced its new profile design. It isn’t a major design overhaul. Just some minor tweaks to make information more visible to visitors browsing your profile. Instead of having to click the info tab, your information is now displayed right at the top. This change not only allows someone to understand you easily and […] Related posts: Starbucks …

Should Gmail Be Worried About Facebook?

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You’ve no doubt heard or read about Facebook’s new messaging announcement this week. If not, the company announced a new messaging system to combine email, SMS, IM, Chat, and other forms of online communication, bringing them into one inbox. Along with this comes @facebook.com email addresses. CEO Mark Zuckerberg described the system as "starting from scratch" as opposed to being …

Breeding Good Ideas and Fostering Innovation in Your Company

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Innovation is running rampant these days. That’s why we’re seeing so many startups launching and so many acquisitions from bigger companies happening. The good ones come from good ideas, and everybody’s rushing to have the next great idea. But where do these ideas come from? How do they get started? Steven Berlin Johnson,  Author of "Where Good Ideas Come From" …