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Video and gallery: Phoenix Am 2011
Phoenix Am A look at the skaters that set fire to the course at the 2011 Phoenix Am contest. Gallery The dust has settled in the desert out in Phoenix Arizona and this year's big Phoenix Am winner is Zero and C1rca's all-terrain-vehicle, Ben Hatchell. Taking in everything that went on over the...
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Goldman's April Fools Joke Is, Again, On Its Clients
The biggest news this morning in corporate land is certainly the acquisition of National Semi by Texas Instruments. Which is why we were not surprised to see that Goldman was moving to "Not Rated" rating on both companies. What did surprise us, however, is that up until yesterday afternoon, Goldman had a Sell Rating on National Sem i, and, define irony, Buy on Texas Instruments. From the ...
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Google Must Censor Google Instant In Italy For Derogatory Suggestions
ZDNet UK reports the Court of Milan has ruled that Google has to filter the auto-completions that Google Instant provides in Italy. The issue is that someone was searching for a particular name and Google offered search completions for the name with con man or fraud.
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How Startups Can Use Metrics to Drive Success
One of the things I discuss the most with the portfolio companies I'm involved with is that "you manage what you measure." It's a very important concept for me because in a startup you are constantly under pressure and have way too many distractions. Having a set of metrics that you watch & that you feel are the key drivers of your success helps keep clarity. And the more public you can make ...
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