Verizon Logo Change and Store Design Update

There are few things guaranteed to generate more mixed messages from your customer base than a logo update, but smart companies proceed regardless and just accept that complaints and criticism is just part of the journey of updating or changing a company’s appearance. The latest company to experience the slings and arrows of this outrageous […]

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The State of Application Security & Piracy

When Arxan Technologies shared its research findings on the state of application security and how piracy is adversely affecting vendor sales and success, my interest was piqued and I asked if I could interview someone on the team about the findings. Here’s my interview with Chief Marketing Officer Patrick Kehoe about piracy, mobile platforms, and related. Read […]

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13 Million iPhone 6s Sales in a Weekend

Apple announced that it sold a staggering 13 million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus on launch weekend, a three day period from Friday morning until Sunday night, September 25, 26 and 27. I know, I popped by the Boulder Apple Store on the morning of the 25th and saw the faithful lined up, waiting […]

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A Virus that Spies on your Poker Hand

I’m fascinated by the ingenuity behind the latest virus to show up on the Internet, malware that targets people who play online poker through Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker. It lurks in the background and when those users are actually playing it spies on their hand and reports what they’re holding to a central server, […]

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Hasbro Games Launches Crowdfunding Competition

Traditional game companies don’t have a corner on the game market like they used to years ago. Mattel, Hasbro, you know the big players with their Monopoly, Clue, Trouble, Candyland, etc. But board games is a much bigger business now and crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter have completely changed the way that games come to market. […]

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Kickstarter Biz Loses Lawsuit, Has to Pay $$

When Altius Management managed to land full funding for its Asylum Playing Cards kickstarter campaign, raising $25,146 of its $15,000 goal to create some scary playing cards at $9/deck back in 2012, it had no idea how difficult the journey to fulfillment would be. In fact, by spring of 2013 (after promising delivery to backers […]

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