I am the CEO of redesignmobile.
I frequently write for VentureBeat. I also talk about technology on Bloomberg TV and CNBC. I have also written for TechCrunch and GigaOm.
I have special expertise in small business, social networking and mobile payments.
I am probably best known for my critique of Groupon and the daily deals space.
- Great advice from @joshelman on product hunt live producthunt.com/live/josh-elman 1 day ago
- RT @ReutersTech: Instagram adds features to keep up with young, messaging users reut.rs/1PJvpP8 1 day ago
- Restaurant recommendations by Uber? Using mass data to make recommendations viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2015/09/01/hil… 1 day ago
- “DoorDash Inks First Non-Restaurant Delivery Deal With 7-Eleven (Sans Slurpees)” forbes.com/sites/emilyinv… 1 day ago
- How long has Google been letting you scroll through recent tweets in search results? 1 day ago
- Street View on Google Maps is now available as its own Android app September 3, 2015
- Samsung has shown it’s serious about Tizen, but is it yet ‘The OS of Everything’? September 3, 2015
- Why ‘open’ doesn’t always win (but usually will) September 3, 2015
- Marketing Clouds and Video: A relationship just beginning to bloom September 2, 2015
- Salesforce acquires application development consulting firm AKTA September 2, 2015
- Funding Daily: Today’s tech funding news, in one place September 2, 2015
- Amazon launches AWS C++ SDK designed for game developers September 2, 2015
- Everything Lenovo and Motorola unveiled today at Europe’s biggest electronics conference September 2, 2015
- Google Maps now gives you more personalized restaurant recommendations on iOS and Android September 2, 2015
- Motorola explains why the Moto 360 display still isn’t a perfect circle September 2, 2015
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- Donald Trump is right
- If you’re going to own individual stocks, own these three
- Rakesh’s quick guide to investing for the lay person
- Thoughts on service startups
- My genius product/service list
- My genius list
- A few New Year’s changes to the @rakeshlobster twitter feed
- Bought a smart watch in the past 90 days on an AmEx or Discover? Don’t want it? Get your money back
- PR tip: Don’t use a celebrity’s death to pitch your company
- You have a friend who is depressed? Here’s what to do
- A look at Groupon's extremely lopsided merchant agreement
- Best practices for businesses considering Groupon, LivingSocial or Google Offers
- A sample Groupon merchant agreement
- Groupon, LivingSocial and daily deals - merchant FAQ
- Answers from the Insurance Information Institute on Airbnb
- LivingSocial merchant agreement
- Google Maps: extreme close up with Street View
- Why I'm joining Groupon
- Communicating amongst friends: how technology changes human relationships
- A wow experience from United Airlines. Wow.
Monthly Archives: January 2007
I’m on vacation next week and in Dublin the following week.
You can do a lot of things with your pictures these days – turn them into notecards, magnets, calendars, mugs, puzzles, stamps, T-shirts. With all the gimmicks credit card companies use to try to get you to pick their plastic … Continue reading
Farecast is one of my favorite sites for checking out airfares. It’s a data junkie’s dream – Farecast does for airfares what Zillow does for real estate data. You can slice and dice airfare data in a number of different … Continue reading
I’ve noticed lately how many of my friends and colleagues have adopted Gmail addresses. Although Gmail is still a very distant 4th place (after Yahoo!, MSN and AOL) when it comes to the broad Internet audience, it seems to have … Continue reading
The folks at Yahoo! Research have used flickr’s APIs to create a new way to look at the world. The TagMaps take tags from flickr and plot them on Yahoo! maps. The current implementation is slow and the display of … Continue reading