people decide on their career paths based on what they perceive will make them...– Olivia Fox Cabane - via Robert Scoble
Scoble's notes on talent recruitment →
On Google+, Robert Scoble talks about recruiting the best talents for your company and he listed a number of ways companies do to make the workplace more enticing and inviting. There’s also a host of resources that he linked to that’s worth checking out.
Urbanesia Launches Ramadhan-related Content
City directory startup Urbanesia launches Ramadhan-related content to its Indonesian users. Content related to fasting and open-fasting such as restaurants & dining and nearest mushalla/mosque within specific route. source : http://www.bisnis.com/industri/telematika/33009-urbanesia-rilis-konten-khusus-ramadhan
Indonesians Have High Cell Phone Usage at Night
Based on a research by Discovermobilelife, Indonesians like to spend more time making phone calls or sending SMS in the morning before going to work. But during the travel, they do not do much talking or sending SMS. So the usages of the cell phones during that time are very low. But the usages slowly increase again starting from 11 am and reaching the peak at 3 pm. The usages slow down when...
If you start viewing mobile as a new mass media, instead of viewing it as part...– @jcroft
Testing browser interfaces to someone new to... →
We shouldn’t assume that new users will inquisitively try and discover how new software works by clicking buttons and trying things out. Joe found using software for the first time to be frightening and only continued at my reassurance and (sometimes) insistence. If he was on his own in an internet cafe, I think he would have given up and left after a minute or so /via @mokalovesoulmat
Interesting discoveries in Zynga's updated IPO...
There’s a whole bunch of disclosures from Zynga’s updated IPO filing and AllThingsD got rather excited about it. Here’s Tricia Duryee describing the relationship between Zynga and Facebook, Liz Gannes explains some exclusive deals, and Google has been confirmed as an investor in the games company.
App developers pull out of the US market following... →
First, there was Lodsys, now there’s Kootol. More and more application developers as well as major companies are being threatened by litigations over software patents. The latest one by an Indian company named Kootol claiming patent over status updates and subscription method. Yes, the very method used by Twitter, Facebook, Google, Apple, and all other companies who run a social network site...
Raise money or sell your startup? →
the Google sale accomplished three lifelong goals for me: allowing me to set aside enough to pay for my twin toddlers’ college educations, funding my wife and my retirement account, and giving us a financial cushion that means I’ll never have to work at a job I don’t love. It also meant that, overnight, I can pay some karma forward and start investing in startups that I’m excited about Selling...
If you don’t have a competitor you’re: A) in the wrong market B) self denial C) both. Source: https://twitter.com/jowyang/status/87931819143606272
Urbanesia, Exportnesia, Fanesia, Golfnesia, Kuponesia, Gajinesia, Jogjanesia, Travelnesia, Dotnesia, Exponesia. Did I miss anything? lmk
Detik.com Operator Bought For ‘No Less Than’ $40m
Jakarta Globe reported that Detik’s valuation when bought by Para Group was between $40-100 million. That’s a big range of speculation. The executive, who asked not to be identified, said Agranet had been picked up for “no less than $40 million.”He said Chairul made his first bid for the company two years ago, offering $40 million to Detik.com’s investors, and hired Credit Suisse to...