As it prepares for a potential initial public offering, Opower Inc., a company that runs innovative energy-efficiency programs for utilities, has been adding board members and tweaking its branding to align with successful software companies.
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In this morning's Web roundup, TrueCar Inc. round up new funding, in a milestone for the company as it recovers from its near collapse last year. HyperBranch Medical Technology Inc. aims to take on pharma giant Covidien PLC in the market for sealants used in cranial surgery.
The State of the Digital News Publishing Industry, According to the Internet
There must be something in the air, maybe the end of a crazy year, that’s making writers introspective. In the past week alone, there have been some very good analyses of the state of the digital publishing . Since it’s cold outside (unless you live in a place where it’s not cold o
Lately, there’s been talk of an emerging phenomenon that gives a whole new meaning to the term computer-assisted reporting.
New technology being tested and used by huge names in journalism allows computer programs to parse complex data and statistics and compose the information into a readable
If you’re looking for something other than cute animals or faux civil rights controverseries to inspire you on the internet, it’s arrived. It’s called NationSwell, a new media company that focuses on good things. Forget if it bleeds, it leads; NationSwell’s headlines are abou
If it turns out to be a slow news day, you can always tune into Sagework’s free, hour long, webinar today at 2pm EST. Last month, we wrote about their resources for journalists to better read financial documents. Today, Chairman Brian Hamilton will continue on that theme in the webinar on
Viewing Veterans' Issues Through a More Accurate Lens
There has been some coverage in recent weeks of the wrangling between Presidents Obama and Karzai over the terms that surround the exit of American combat forces from Afghanistan next year, but the details are lost on the average American because the media by-in-large stopped paying attention to the
Limited press access to the president and White House events is an important issue that goes right to the heart of America's democratic principles. President Barack Obama's White House is not the first administration to try to limit press access, but they have been more restrictive than most of the
As you may have heard, the other day Megyn Kelly of Fox delivered the breaking story that both Santa Claus and Jesus Christ were white. This came as a result of a previous story about a black woman writing about the possibility that Santa didn't always have to be white. Ms. Kelly related --For all
This story of corporate greed will make you so angry that you'll demand justice be done. The show Mythbusters is doing the exact same experiments and using the same exact words as MY new science series, This vs That and their producers and Discovery Channel won't pay me. They are using my ideas, my
Buick’s “Get Off The Phone” Ad Has Comedy Duo Rhett & Link Urging People To Get #InTheMoment
Buick’s latest advertising campaign is replacing automobile pitches with a public service announcement, encouraging everyone to pay more attention to what is going on around them. The campaign is being promoted on Buick’s “Get in the Moment” Tumblr blog, featuring the music..
Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: What Email Marketers Are Saying About Gmail’s Image Serving Change Google caused quite a stir Thursday with the news that it’s...
Google caused quite a stir Thursday with the news that it’s serving images in Gmail from its own servers, rather than from the sender’s servers. As we reported yesterday, Gmail open rates should become more accurate because images are displayed by default. But other data will go away...
Email’s far from dead. In fact, it’s one of the top activities on mobile devices. So are your emails and email marketing campaigns set to do all they can for success? Here’s an infographic with tips designed to help. The infographic is from the folks at Marketo, who provide an...