Author Archives: TheEditor
(Fast Company) — First there were rumors based on some patent applications and thus it seemed Apple was going to use face recognition tech from its acquisition of Polar Rose in future iPhones. Thenhackers digging through the code inside a beta test version of iOS 5 found hooks that confirmed face recognition was going to be a big [...]
(Bankrate) — Tipping can be daunting. While most of us know that it’s appropriate to tip our server at a restaurant, it’s not always clear whether to tip the hotel concierge, funeral chaplain or dog groomer. If you leave a tip, how large should it be? Is 20 percent an across-the-board solution? Will your tip [...]
by Wayne Hodges It’s over. The ‘Big Texas’ wolf in sheep’s clothing has been revealed. Thanks to a report in the Washington Post, the world is now cognizant of the infamous “Niggerhead” rock entrance at the hunting grounds of Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry’s family. How insane? Now picture the Perry family discharging firearms near [...]
by Cynthia Wright The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Sprint was entering into an agreement with Apple to purchase over $20 billion worth of iPhones over the next four years. While neither company has confirmed nor denied this recent news, it has reverberated significantly (both positive and negative) within the technology community as consumers [...]
(CNNMoney) — Many people might not recognize the name Steve Stoute. But they probably know his business partner — Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z — and many of his clients — State Farm, Samsung, Hewlett-Packard and Reebok. The 41-year-old entrepreneur is the founder and CEO of Translation LLC, an advertising, branding, marketing and consulting company. With Translation, [...]
(BET) — For years now, people have been working at how best to defeat the Black unemployment problem in the United States, which has grown to epidemic proportions amid America’s latest longstanding recession. African-American joblessness is now at about 17 percent, almost eight points higher than general unemployment. While economists and politicians debate about how best [...]
(Wall Street Journal) — Retailers are coming to terms with a new reality: the consumer who traded down during the recession and never came back. Buffeted by high unemployment, heavy debt loads, falling home values and high food and gas prices, these shoppers have been whipped into a permanent state of consumer caution. They buy [...]
(New York Times) — 1. It’s almost impossible to underestimate money’s role. Arguments about money, whatever they may be, often lead to divorce. There’s no question that a relationship is better when the financial side of life is stable, both people know what’s going on and work together to make decisions. So we shouldn’t ignore money in [...]
Notwithstanding the crazy, their strategies are spot on.
New report makes it very plain.