Facebook: User Info Safe Under Controversial Cyber Legislation (National Journal)
If controversial cybersecurity legislation is passed, Facebook said Friday, it would not share sensitive user information with government officials.
Conferences for start-ups and entrepreneurs often feature “pitch contests,” slots in which aspiring entrepreneurs take to the stage to sell their ideas to the audience. Last month’s ArabNet conference, held in the Lebanese capital, was no different. What was different, however, was the number of pitches from female entrepreneurs.
Research in Motion was on the verge of adopting a strategy that would have opened the company’s BlackBerry network to competing phones before a change in management led to its downfall, a new report claims.
U.S. wireless data traffic grew by 123% from 2010 to 2011, from 388 billion megabytes to 866.7 billion MB, according to CTIA-The Wireless Association.
10x Startups Make Investor Pitches (Columbus Business First)
Could one of these be the next Instagram? It’s any entrepreneur’s dream that a mobile app or software startup becomes so popular that Facebook buys it for $1 billion 18 months later, but the 10 companies about to finish the latest round of Ohio State University’s 10x business accelerator program started out with cool ideas and $20,000.