The State of Social Media 2011: Social is the new normal Brian Solis inShare889 Part 6 in a series introducing my new book, The End of Business as Usual…this is not content from the book, this series serves as its prequel. The state of social media is no insignificant affair. Patent Applications by Country - Top Search Trends Posted by Neil on Saturday, December 22, 2012 0 China’s patent office received more applications than any other country’s in 2011, according to the World Intellectual Property Organisation, a UN body which follows 125 patent offices. China received 526,412 applications, exceeding those to America and Japan. Globally filings rose by 7.8% last year, breaking the 2m mark. Growth was over 7% for the second year running, thanks largely to another surge in China (which has accounted for 72% of the world’s patent-filing growth between 2009 and 2011; America contributed 16%). Almost 1m patents were granted in 2011; Japan approved the most.
Your Professor Tweets More Than You How many of y’all are friends with your professors on facebook? I have friended a couple of my past teachers, but not very many. I feel that the learning community didn’t really know to jump into the social media wave, but they ultimately went for it. Over 90% of college faculty engages with social media compared to less than 50% of other professionals. Those in higher education seem to care less if students know about their real life as to someone with a business client. James Bond declines to use Sony's latest z4 experia for his upcoming 007 movie To market the Xperia Z4 smartphone ..Sony offered James Bond star Daniel Craig a $5 million fee to promote the latest James Bond movie Spectre . However the offer was rejected by both daniel Craig and Director Sam Mendes , as they dint want brand james bond " brand personae to be " affected by any marketing tieups unless Sony's Z4 was indeed the best across its category. Earlier James Bonds movie have had product placement tie ups with KFC,BP, Avis among several others However in most of bonds movie he uses a satellite phone and not a smartphone . This is based on some hacked email transcripts which was revealed during last december haccording to internal emails ,producer Barbara Broccoli, the daughter of James Bond movie series creator Albert Broccoli, wanted Sony to bolster its $18 million commitment to marketing Spectre with payments to the cast and crew for using its phones.
Social Consumers and the Science of Sharing [INFOGRAPHIC] If you're buying a car, do you check Facebook? Or do you read up on Kelley Blue Book values and scour the company website for every spec, from horsepower to miles per gallon? What about music — do you check Top 40 radio charts or scope out what your Facebook friends are actually listening to on Spotify? Social media has infiltrated the purchasing funnel, helping consumers make informed decisions, from what to have for lunch to where to go on vacation. has online streaming killed he DVD star ? Has the Streaming service killed the DVD Star ? Well there's a compelling case that streaming video is killing its predecessors. This year, it is estimated, there will be 3.4 billion movie views online, compared with 2.4 billion disc views. Streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu Plus have racked up tens of millions of subscribers. It's easy to see why — viewing a movie on a streaming service costs a fraction of the price of viewing a movie on disc. .
Social Thievery: Will Your Tweets Get You Robbed? [INFOGRAPHIC] Social networks are an information gateway that allow people to share and connect in ways that were never previously possible. They can also be a pretty clever way to rob your neighbors. Burglars are starting to realize the criminal possibilities of social media. For example, Foursquare or Facebook can show when somebody is away from their home or traveling for the weekend. What better time to ransack when your victim is in Aruba? how toyota motors pioneered the second revolution in supply chain « Retigence Technologies Blog how toyota motors pioneered the second revolution in supply chain Posted on While Ford Motors is considered to be the ” innovator” which also coincided with the first supply chain revolution in 1910-1920’s. While Ford motors tighly integrated supply chain was limited to making a single ( T Model) and manufacturing any model as long as it was black. Toyota motors heralded the second revolution in the supply chain, that allowed the final assembly and manufacturing of key components in house.
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