Since when have “feminism” and “feminist” become such a taboo set of concepts? Why do people have such different ideas of how to achieve the goals of feminism? And who do so many celebrities and other public figures run from the … Continue reading The post Did the Internet Kill Feminism? appeared first on Flip the Media.
Square Pickup, the new invitation only test app from Square, is not a local delivery app — though in a way it’s a cousin of eBay, Google and Amazon’s experiments with e-commerce combined with local delivery services. It’s the opposite: buy online pick-up in store (“BOPUIS”). Pickup is being described as an “order ahead” restaurant […]
Urban Airship is probably the best known of a number of companies that provide in-app notifications capabilities. The company has sought to differentiate by offering the widest range of capabilities and the most advanced tools to developers and marketers. In Barcelona earlier today the company announced the next generation of its product, which offers an improved […]
To coincide with the release of a new tool to help business owners obtain customer reviews Yodle has released survey data about SMB attitudes toward reviews. Yodle conducted the survey among 300 US small businesses in December using a third party research firm. The majority of these firms polled fell within the 1 – 5 […]
Former Japanese Health Minister Yoichi Masuzoe won the Tokyo gubernatorial election on February 9th to become the city’s next governor. A field of 16 men fought a two-week campaign to become chief executive of the city of 13 million people. … Continue reading The post Tokyo Women Use Twitter to Call for ‘Sex Strike’ appeared first on Flip the Media.
The internet is buzzing about the potential for harm to those who do not upgrade their iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads with Apple’s latest version of its operating system for those devices, iOS 7.0.6. Why? You can read the official, … Continue reading The post iOS 7.0.6: Is Your Device Safe? appeared first on Flip the Media.
This week there’s a lot of mobile hardware news and other announcements coming out of Barcelona. Some of those will be interesting and impactful, most will not. Yet one of the most compelling developments in mobile is unlikely to get much if any attention there: indoor location and proximity based marketing. That’s why you should […]
For several years internet yellow pages and other “horizontal” directories have been losing traffic. It’s partly result of Google’s unpredictable algorithm changes and the degree to which the company is obscuring or pushing organic results “down the page” with its various SERP redesigns and experiments (e.g., the local carousel). Yet the loss of “IYP” traffic […]
Publishers struggle with newer and more complex business models. Some appear stronger than others but, above all, a broad palette is a must. It is a means to capture emerging opportunities and to compensate for the drying up of older revenue sources. Show More Summary
Next week, we might see Nokia’s entry-level feature phones replaced by a low-end device running Android Open Source Project software. The phone may just be a fantasy, but the dilemma facing Nokia’s feature phone business is quite real:...Show More Summary
I had the pleasure of going to an SMU Basketball game this past week. It wasn’t a huge game from a standings perspective. It wasn’t a big rivalry game. It wasn’t a game between 2 powerhouse teams. It was an important game as every game is for an up and coming team like SMU. But...
If you can’t smash the competition, disarm them with your charm and your sense of fun. No one expects serious competition in winter sports from a Caribbean nation (or even, for that matter, participation!) but the Jamaicans have given bobsledding … Continue reading The post Viral Video: No Medal, No Cry appeared first on Flip the Media.