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Ads Aren’t Reshaping Twitter, Twitter Is Reshaping Ads

Ads Aren’t Reshaping Twitter, Twitter Is Reshaping Ads

Lost in the recent noise about Twitter’s developer relations and product designs is that Twitter is quickly (and relatively quietly) becoming a successful advertising business. And it’s doing this in its own way: Not by running banner ads or video pre-rolls, but through its own interactive, networked ad products.

The Only iPhone 5 Feature That Matters

The Only iPhone 5 Feature That Matters

Apple’s iPhone 5 goes on sale Friday, including a polished new look. But only one new feature actually matters: Its super-fast LTE wireless connection. With Internet access that’s amazingly quicker than before, mobile computers like the iPhone 5 can finally live up to their promise.

Why The iPhone 5 Launch Is So Huge For Apple

Why The iPhone 5 Launch Is So Huge For Apple

Apple’s iPhone 5 isn’t just a new gadget. It’s the lifeblood of the world’s biggest tech company, representing half of its sales and even more of its profits. And introducing the new iPhone — getting good buzz and getting people excited to buy — was a crucial part of the puzzle. Here’s why September 12, 2012 was one of the most important days…

The Difference Between Apple & Amazon In One Chart

The Difference Between Apple & Amazon In One Chart

Apple and Amazon are both in the business of designing small computers – tablets, ereaders, phones, media players – and selling them to the public. But how they do it is the big difference. And that’s best depicted by the astonishing difference in the two companies’ profits.

Gogo In-Flight Wi-Fi Poised to Take Off, Latest IPO Filing Reveals

Gogo In-Flight Wi-Fi Poised to Take Off, Latest IPO Filing Reveals

Wi-Fi in the sky is a rare bright spot in an industry that engenders ever lower customer expectations. Five years after Gogo launched its in-flight Wi-Fi service, most passengers still don’t pay for Internet in the sky, but there’s every reason to believe they’re beginning to see the value of staying connected en route. As Gogo disclosed in an…

Why App.net is No Threat to Twitter

Why App.net is No Threat to Twitter

App.net, a Twitter clone with a membership fee, has been touted as a powerful, developer-friendly alternative to Twitter. Massive adoption seems unlikely. But it doesn’t mean that App.net is doomed to failure, either.