There’s no question that mobile apps are a booming business and a new website called Apptopia wants to help developers captilize on this by selling their apps. And we’re not talking about selling an app to users — we’re talking about selling complete ownership of an app, handing over the reigns to a big company or business. Apptopia is a marketplace for developers to sell their mobile apps — including code, users and revenue — after they move on to another great idea , take other responsibilities or just want to make some additional cash. Apptopia is a self-serve platform likeRead More
The infographic below, produced by Payscale, points out tech jobs commonly filled by veterans, lists common skills of veterans and shows why veterans are a good fit in the tech sector.
It’s undeniable that small businesses today benefit greatly from the use of social media sites. Whether for promoting their enterprise, reaching out to clients and responding to queries from customers, regular networking efforts on social media indeed has its rewards. A big chunk of entrepreneurs using Facebook, Twitter and so on belong to the small business industry. It should be noted, however, that even the Fortune 500 companies are also taking advantage of these sites. Apart from the real time communication that the sites offer, it’s absolutely free to promote a business and keep in touch with customers. One does not needRead More
Apple's iPhone business alone is now bigger than Microsoft. Not Windows. Not Office. Microsoft. The iPhone did not exist five years ago. And now it's bigger than a company that, 15 years ago, was dragged into court and threatened with forcible break-up because it had amassed an unassailable and unthinkably profitable monopoly. The iPhone also appears to be considerably more profitable than Microsoft. In the December quarter, Apple's iPhone business generated $24.4 billion of revenue. Microsoft's whole company, meanwhile, from Windows to Office to servers to XBox, generated $20.9 billion. Thanks businessinsider
Free shipping was once a something that could set your online retail business apart, has it become cost of doing business? The infographic below from Monetate points out that: - Nearly half of all online orders now include free shipping - Shoppers spend more when shipping costs are waived
The inventor of the digital camera, Kodak, is now leaving the camera business, reports Reuters. Eastman Kodak Co, the inventor of the digital camera, plans to get out of that business in the first half of the year as the bankrupt company looks to cut costs. Kodak, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month, said that getting out of cameras would result in “significant” job losses. Most of the 400 people in that business are based in Rochester, New York, and work in research and development and marketing. Instead of designing its own cameras, Kodak will now try to licenseRead More
The Better Business Bureau is 100 years old this year, and to celebrate, they’ve made an infographic of their accomplishments.
"It's the hyperlink in the physical world" says a Microsoft PR man, giving the most succinct definition of what Redmond's Tag initiative is all about. With Microsoft Tag, though, the software maker relies on a cell phone camera rather than a dedicated gadget to scan the bar code. Redmond is looking to resurrect the idea behind the CueCat linking a bar code in printed material to all manner of online content. Microsoft has been working behind the scenes on proliferating the use of these multicolored Tags, which are designed to be snapped by nearby cameraphones. Once the pattern is recognized,Read More