Chicago-based writer Jason Ankeny is the executive editor of Fiercemobile content, a daily electronic newsletter dedicated to mobile media, applications and marketing.
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How serial entrepreneur Mike McCue successfully positioned Flipboard at the forefront of a new era of digital media.
"We've crushed cars and motor homes. We've even driven tanks through barns," says founder Tony Borglum
By getting people to share a part of their bandwidth, upstart Fon wants to build a no-cost web-access world.
The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing.
ASAP54 matches users' photos of apparel and accessories to identical or similar product images stored in its database.
Withings has created a series of health-care devices designed to integrate seamlessly with your smartphone.
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Hiring platform Smarterer wants employers to ditch the resumes and evaluate job candidates through assessment tests.
Any company can create word-of-mouth ad -- all it takes is a clever idea and skillful execution.
Jonah Berger, a marketing professor a the Wharton School of Business, has identified six key drivers of virality.
Are champions born or are they made?
Aereo, which snatches over-the-air TV signals and streams them on the internet for a few dollars a month, is determined to prevail over the TV networks trying to bring it down.
With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices.
The Sunset Marquis isn't just a place where entertainment icons stay and play--it's a Hollywood legend in its own right. Here's your all-access pass.
Videography company Aerial Media Pros captures hard to get shots at a fraction of the traditional cost.
Apparel startup Homage combines period-correct design sensibilities with contemporary production techniques.
Apps & Software
Crowdstar's new Covet Fashion app lets fashionistas style a digital mannequin by mixing and matching real-world garments and accessories -- all from their phones.
Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy?
Dispop sources click-worthy banner-ad proposals from a network of designers.
Country music's crossover appeal is spurring interest in western apparel.
News and Trends
Gamification, a principle for applying gameplay mechanics and theories to everyday problems, is growing in popularity. Here's how your small business can start playing.
News and Trends
In addition to helping business owners solve problems around customer engagement and retention, gamification can enhance staff relations.
Entrepreneur wanted in on the multibillion-dollar mobile gaming business. So we decided to build our own iPhone game and share everything we learned with readers. Here's the painfully true story of B
Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business mark
Slice aims to make everyday items both nicer to look at and easier to use.
Brian Spaly's latest venture, Trunk Club, bucks conventional retail models.
The convergence of social media, mobile interactivity and geolocation technology has given rise to a new marketing trend: SoLoMo. The name may be a mouthful, but it could signal the next evolution of
Struggling to convey your startup's value to consumers? Team with the right design firm for branding that fits.
Your brand draws customers to your business. Here are the elements you should consider when designing it.
Apps & Software
Ribbon allows for one-click payments via any user platform.