The end of ownership: The zero-marginal-cost economy

 John Leo     September 11, 2014     Business, Tech     No Comments

Society is undergoing tremendous change right now — those of us who enjoy services like Uber and Kickstarter are experiencing it firsthand. The sharing and collaboration practices of the internet are extending to transportation (Uber), hotels (Airbnb), financing (Kickstarter, LendingClub), music services (Spotify) and even software development (Linux, Drupal).

Apple hires Marc Newson to work with Jony Ive

 John Leo     September 11, 2014     Business, Design     No Comments

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Tesla first Model S electric cars in Japan

 John Leo     September 11, 2014     Business     No Comments

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Facebook hits 100 million monthly active users in Africa

 John Leo     September 11, 2014     Business     No Comments

Facebook just keeps on growing. The number of people accessing its social network each month has reached 100 million in Africa, further highlighting the opportunity for expansion through emerging markets.

According to Facebook, more than 80 percent of its monthly active users in Africa are now accessing the platform from a mobile device. That’s a high attachment rate for feature phones, smartphones and tablets, suggesting usage on laptops and desktop PCs is slowly being left in the dust.

Twitter is introducing a commerce experience on mobile

 John Leo     September 11, 2014     Business, Tech     No Comments

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8 Apple keynotes that shook the tech industry

 John Leo     September 11, 2014     Business, Tech     No Comments

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