The news business is booming right now, at least online. Critics consider web journalism to be a thriving business but this recent trend could be responsible for the influx of news apps flooding the market.
LINE, the Korean messaging app that first became popular in Japan, is also experiencing tremendous success outside of Asia. Like WhatsApp, LINE lets users make free voice calls and send free text messages from anywhere in the world. Jeanie Han, the woman who heads up LINE's presence in the US and Europe, spoke to us about LINE's phenomenal growth at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The tablet and smartphone have invaded the workplace and are changing everything about the way we work. Office-bound employees are now free to roam and work on their personal devices. Road warriors and field workers now have a device as powerful as a PC that fits in their pockets.
When Yahoo hired Marissa Mayer to be its CEO in July 2012, it was because she is considered a technology product genius. The hope was that she would save the company by fixing its current stable of products and come up with some new ones – the next Pinterest, Snapchat, or Instagram.