Fifteen big trends for the evolving digital age

Updated on May 30, 2014 The latest sets of analysed data on current and next internet trends from the peerless Mary Meeker, US venture capitalist and analyst, and her colleague Liang Wu, present a buffet of valuable metrics and compelling insights into the scope of the global online world and those shaping it, evolving it and driving it relentlessly onwards. Just the summary description is compelling, giving you glimpses of the rich content within: The latest edition of the annual…

FIR Speakers and Speeches: Livia Giulia Zuppardo on Google+ at #b2bhuddle

Many companies use social networks in their B2B marketing. According to Google, the advent of Google+ broadens the horizons for businesses by adding a social layer across all Google’s services that adds identity, relationships, and sharing to the mix. In her keynote presentation at The B2B Huddle on May 2, 2013, held at Oracle’s UK headquarters, Google+ Product Specialist Livia Giulia Zuppardo presented examples of companies innovating in the social media space using Google+. She explored how the platform –…

The FT’s digital revolution bears fruit with fastFT

Updated on May 29, 2013 An intriguing-looking package arrived at my house on Saturday, delivered by special courier. "fastFT Markets Survival Kit," said the little pink card tied with red ribbon to the top of the square box. I knew immediately who it was from – the Financial Times: the combination of the pink-coloured card and that "FT" logotype were instantly recognizable. Opening up the box revealed some rather nice goodies (more on those in a minute) accompanied by a…

WordPress ten years on

Ten years ago, on May 27, 2003, WordPress was released. It wasn’t the first software that enabled anyone to write their thoughts down and publish them online for the world to see. But its free and open source credentials along with its extensible plug-in architecture made it an easy choice for anyone to start blogging at a time when the landscape was dominated by blogging software and platforms that were somewhat complex to learn and most cost money. Ten years…

Good reasons to be at LeWeb London in June

In ten days time, LeWeb London takes place. The overall theme is the sharing economy; the speaker line-up is fabulous, the agenda is compelling and, so, far, over 850 people have booked to be there on June 5 and 6. This third LeWeb conference in London – to complement the winter LeWeb Paris that’s been happening every year since the mid 00s – looks set to be as good as every LeWeb in recent years, and will once again feature…

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