The topic of authenticity, self-discovery and representation of our True Selves comes up frequently in any conversation about social media, whether it be among those who work within the space, or when talking with people who have an inherent distrust of the digital landscape. For those who operate within the space, being able to determine the shill from the professional is a point of not only personal preference but also professional effectiveness. On the other hand, when talking with people whSee Original Article
The timing of this book couldn’t have been better. Yes, we’ve been talking about “mobile” for a few years now, but recently Apple jumped into the fray for real, offering Apple Pay to its millions of iPhone users. This is one of the first salvos in what will become a war for your credit card. (WalMart, CVS, and others have already fired back with their own system.) And let’s not ignore Taco Bell’s “all-in” approach, launching its own unique paymenSee Original Article
Slack Technologies is the latest startup to join the billion-dollar valuation club.
Slack, a startup that builds tools for employees to communicate and collaborate in the workplace, announced Friday that it has raised $120 million in funding at a $1.12 billion valuation. The significant valuation and funding round, which was led by Kleiner Perkins and Google Ventures, is all the more notable considering the startup launched publicly less than a year ago
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