Thursday
Jul172014

Open sourcing your IP as a business strategy

The phrase “open source” probably conjures up the name Linux, an open source operating system for personal computers. Or perhaps Android, the open source phone operating system. You might even think of the Malaysian Public Sector Open Source Software Masterplan that calls for the widespread adoption of open source applications across government departments.

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Thursday
Jul102014

The rise and rise of social media marketing

The phrases online media, Web 2.0 and social media get bandied about quite a bit when you talk to people about the evolution of Internet media. Is there any difference among these catchwords? Or do they pretty much mean the same thing?

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Thursday
Jul032014

Will the Amazon Fire phone set the world ablaze?

It had to happen. It was just a matter of time before Amazon.com would come out with its own mobile phone, and it has just done that with the Amazon Fire. Technically an Android phone, the Fire is in some ways unlike any other phone out there.

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Thursday
Jun262014

Is web distribution the way forward for indie filmmakers?

Even if the name Joss Whedon doesn’t ring a bell, you would be familiar with his work. I’m sure you’ve heard of The Avengers? Well, he’s the director. And he’s currently hard at work on the sequel, The Age of Ultron, which is bound to be a mega-blockbuster when it’s released next year.

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Thursday
Jun192014

Local app developers bullish on outlook

There was a time when business owners actually debated whether or not to have a website. Similarly, this question was asked about social media pages. Today, any company worth its salt would have at least a very basic website and a Facebook and/or Twitter page.

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