If you’re familiar with media CEO and web visionary Tim O’Reilly, you know he’s been pitching a simple message around value for some time: create more of it than you capture.
mobileTechThursday, by Steve Guengerich What a week, huh? First Google buys Motorola Mobility. Then, slipped in there quietly, Time Warner Cable buys Insight. And finally, HP announces that it’s getting out of the PC business, ceding mobile to Apple and letting Dell battle Lenovo and the other APAC manufacturers for what’s left of the laptop [...]
Despite growing national concerns over a shortage of mobile technology talent, Mutual Mobile today announced the addition of 70 new hires in the second quarter. In response to increasing demand for best-of-breed mobile applications, the nation’s largest mobile strategy and development firm is expanding their team of experts to provide enterpise clients with a holistic approach to mobile. Mutual [...]
Earlier in the year the good folks at Google announced that they were going to start taking StreetView into some actual retail establishments. A much more difficult task than driving a car around the city street. Last week I was at J. Black’s and bumped into one such interior photographer. The place was rather dark, [...]
It’s being circulated in the New York Times and Techcrunch that Google Ventures has purchased $25M in shares of HomeAway from existing shareholders at a reported valuation of $1.4B. Techcrunch speculates that the company is seeing revenue of $200M and putting a healthy $70M per year to the bottom line. That would be a price to earnings ratio of 20, which is slightly lower than the average of 21 of the S&P 500 (someone should check my Wall St. math on this).