For what seems like forever, Twitter has been the white-hot startup staring at a critical, unanswered question: How will it translate hype, and seemingly never-ending traffic growth, into profits? Yesterday the company announced its intentions to offer corporations the opportunity to sponsor Tweets. So-called “Promoted Tweets” will appear when people search for particular terms. Only […]… Read More

So Apple’s iPad arrives this weekend, and the reviews have started to pour in. I’ve ordered mine and will pick it up the next time I swing through the United States. I suspect the Anthony family will use the iPad to browse magazines, watch videos, and waste time with applications, with the laptop reserved for […]… Read More

Why is it so difficult for established companies to pull off the new growth that business model innovation can bring? They don’t understand their current business model well enough to know if it would suit a new opportunity or hinder it, and they don’t know how to build a new model when they need it.… Read More

Today there are regular reports about the great things that will come from nanotechnology, energy harvesting, and bioscience. Five years ago, seemingly everyone talked about the promise of home networking, the potential of handheld devices, and the future of digital imaging.… Read More