Uber is known for having a corporate culture that reveres aggressive attitudes and stepping on toes. CEO Travis Kalanick appears to also bring that same credo to his interactions with drivers.
In a dashboard video, published by Bloomberg on Tuesday, Kalanick is shown arguing with his driver over fares. The argument gets heated and ends with Kalanick telling the driver to stop blaming Uber for his problems.
LinkedIn has neglected two big opportunities Facebook is now capitalizing on: helping lower-skilled workers and people who aren’t actively looking for a job. Today Facebook is rolling out a slew of new Jobs features we spotted it testing last year. They could hurt LinkedIn’s growth prospects and divert recruiting ad dollars.
As usual in the beginning of the month we acquaint you with world top M&A deals in IT. Here is our list of November deals. The first company is an acquirer and the second one is the acquired company.
Last month we’ve published an article about remarkable M&As of August 2016. This September world-known companies were rather active in acquisitions, too. Here is a list of the freshest M&A transactions.
Apple, the tech company, is negotiating with McLaren, the car manufacturer, according to the Financial Times. Yes, you’ve read that correctly. These negotiations have been ongoing for months and could lead to an acquisition, or at least a strategic investment.
More precisely, Apple is talking with McLaren Technology Group, the parent company of all things McLaren, including McLaren Automotive.
The way we thought of apps back in 2008 is how we’ll view artificial intelligence five years from now; 2016 will look like the AI stone age.
Although apps have created completely new behaviors, especially in the fintech space with mobile banking and shared payments, the app economy, unfortunately, seems to be reaching a peak, and monetizing an app has become an uphill battle.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is an important business phenomenon, especially in business spheres connected with IT and innovations. August 2016 was rich in companies’ acquisitions. Let us introduce you a list of fifteen companies which have acquired businesses last August. The list is drawn up in date order.
Gift-giving platform Joi from UAE has received investment from 500 Startups. The plan of the investments is rather ambitious – to make Joi the ultimate online gifting platform in the region.
While the amount of the investment is undisclosed, the representative of 500 Startups confirmed that typical individual investments range between $50,000 to $100,000.
Over the year, Online Advertising & Marketing has gained a lot of magnitude among both small and large business organizations around the world. Promotion of businesses over the online space has proven its value in terms of shaping the profits for them, to a great extent. This approach of drawing more customers to patronize services and products comprise of a lot of particulars not everyone is well aware of. Defined in simpler terms, however, SEO or Search Engine Optimization is a market discipline that is focused on faster growing visibility in non-paid search engine results. It serves as an important tool used in online marketing to facilitate the websites of these businesses, increase their customer base and improve ranking in search engine generations, with aim of giving perfect online visibility to businesses through their websites.
The Middle East region is one of the thriving parts of the world, rich in mineral and other resources. It has drawn large businesses and trade groups to invest and expand their business processes here. There are many big names and brands in the western world that have shown faith in small businesses and startups in Middle East. But how can these startups come in the business radar of the bigwigs from West and other Asian and European nations? The answer to this question lies in the use of SEO services. Well! The SEO strategy for small businesses in Middle East can make them appear among the first ranked websites in the local search results of the Arab countries. This can make the small businesses and startups to reach out and connect to big investors in West who might be in search of a reliable online partner to collaborate with and make bigger investments. Moreover, mobile SEO in Middle East is one of the greatest strategies as most Arabic users prefer surfing net on their mobile phones.