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Will a Facebook IPO Trigger a New Wave in Business?

Venture capitalists can be a bipolar lot. Elation is often followed by depression followed by another emotional high. This quarter's Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Index declined for the third consecutive quarter, landing at a 3.27 out of 5. Yet, the outlook may not be as dire as this index may imply.

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CEOs Tackle Technology

In November, more than 65 CEOs gathered in Silicon Valley to assess how mobile, cloud, social media and analytic technologies are altering the ways companies and consumers function on a daily basis—and ultimately transforming the competitive landscape. In partnership with the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education, Chief Executive hosted one of its signature CEO-only events at Stanford’s Schwab ...

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The Case for Establishing a ‘Digital Strategy’ C-Level Office

Spending on digital-related initiatives and activities now accounts for 10% or more of all expenses at many companies — and that spending is forecasted to increase at double-digit rates for the foreseeable future across most industry segments. The City of New York just hired a Chief Digital Officer. Most major ad agencies have a CDO too. Should your company hire a c-level digital officer too?

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Take One Tablet and Call Me in the Morning

Whenever an amazing new technology debuts, entrepreneurs start producing accessories or applications that can be used to enhance the end user’s experience. These add-ons can range from sophisticated phone apps to elegant docking units to tiny loudspeakers to colorful carrying cases.

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