Virgin America is the cream of the crop when it comes to high-tech in-flight entertainment, says tech columnist Molly Wood. Travelers can have wifi and free satellite television, all from their seat.
Internet-connected lightbulbs now cost as little as $15. Geoffrey A. Fowler discovered that using them is seldom as easy as flipping a switch, or using the as-seen-on-TV Clapper.
When I first started my business at age 25, I thought that success would happen the following week and shortly after that, I’d be sitting with Oprah and having her ask me questions about my amazing, world-changing website. I mistakenly assumed that most people would be interested in my idea and how I was changing […]
A side hustle is defined as the act of creating your own business as a side project to your regular 9 to 5 employment. Now that does sound quite daunting. Working a 9 to 5 workday five hours a week is tough enough, but having a side hustle, which yes means more work, can be […]
At age 16, I started my first business. I was among the throngs of a community that gathered on muggy summer nights to cheer on the home team at our high school football games. Cheering means one thing: yelling. And yelling means that people will have tired, sore, dry throats. For the penny pinchers unwilling […]
The value of a YouTube view will increase by orders of magnitude. Here’s why… Advertisers will pay $100,000 to get their message in front of 1 million basic cable TV viewers in an evening but only $2,000 to get their message in front of the same number of YouTube viewers. This 50x delta is unsustainable, […]
Vamsi Sistla is an active angel investor, cofounder of an interactive media startup and a mentor to several additional tech startups. He has over 17 years of experience in mobile technologies and social television — an emerging technology that combines study and stimulation of a consumer’s television-related social behavior. Sistla is the co-founder of Telvetto, […]
If you’re an online business that offers or is thinking about offering mobile apps, you’re faced with the question of which platforms and devices to build for. Despite Android’s market share, iOS devices typically drive more ecommerce traffic and sales, and data shows iOS owners are more engaged with shopping apps. While many mobile strategies […]
Contrary to popular belief, the ‘Golden Age of Advertising’ is very much alive and well. Worldwide advertising generates roughly $475 billion every year, and the average urbanite sees 5,000 ads every day — from Internet banners and TV commercials to highway billboards and leaflets left on car windshields. So where do advertisers go from here? […]
Commercials have certainly evolved from the time of your parents, and even your grandparents,’ generations. If you get TV Land in your cable package, you might have even caught some of the older, retro commercials interspersed between episodes of The Andy Griffith Show and I Dream of Genie. Yes, things were certainly different back then […]
Developers to Compete for Cash, Prizes and Viggle Platform Integration Viggle (Symbol: VGGL), a free cutting-edge mobile app that operates an intelligent “second screen” for television, today announced AppJam, an upcoming competition to create TV companion apps for the Viggle platform. The developers of the winning apps will compete for total cash and prizes worth […]