Lessons In Disruption From Dean Kamen


Lessons In Disruption From Dean Kamen

Want a crash course in coping with technology-driven change? Learn from the master and serial disruptor Dean Kamen. He offers his eight points in coping with the constant threat of disruption.


Virtual MVPD Usage Now Accounts For 10% of All OTT Streaming, comScore Says – Multichannel


Virtual MVPD Usage Now Accounts For 10% of All OTT Streaming, comScore Says

Research company said vMVPD customers were up 58% year over year to 4.9 million as of April


Will Les Moonves Hang On? Here’s Who Kept Their Jobs and Who Didn’t After #MeToo Accusations

Les Moonves is among many men who have been accused of misconduct since the #MeToo movement began. Here’s who kept their jobs and who didn’t
— Read on www.thewrap.com/will-moonves-hang-on-heres-who-kept-their-jobs-and-who-didnt-after-metoo-misconduct-accusations/

Fake numbers? Facebook misled advertisers with inflated ‘potential reach,’ lawsuit says – East Bay Times

Fake numbers? Facebook misled advertisers with inflated ‘potential reach,’ lawsuit says – East Bay Times
— Read on www.eastbaytimes.com/2018/08/16/fake-numbers-facebook-misled-advertisers-with-inflated-potential-reach-lawsuit-says/

Facebook has a plan to protect the U.S. midterms elections. Is it enough? – Recode

Facebook is once again a target — or perhaps a weapon — for people who want to divide American voters ahead of the 2018 midterms and destabilize support for government officials. The company has a plan for how it will defeat disinformation.
— Read on www.recode.net/2018/8/17/17686252/facebook-2018-midterm-election-plan-russia

SEC Probes Tesla Over Model 3 Production Disclosures – WSJ

The SEC began investigating last year whether Tesla misled investors about its Model 3 car production problems and subpoenaed a parts supplier. Separately, regulators are asking board members for details about their conversations with Elon Musk to take Tesla private.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/sec-pressing-tesla-directors-for-details-on-communications-with-elon-musk-1534450010

Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China – The New York Times

About 1,400 of the internet company’s employees have signed a letter demanding transparency, saying censored search results raise “urgent moral and ethical issues.”
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/technology/google-employees-protest-search-censored-china.html

Men’s magazine ABCs: Men’s Health in double-digit drop as free Shortlist holds firm – Press Gazette

Press Gazette has been reporting on British journalism without fear or favour since 1965. Our mission is to provide a news and information service which helps the UK journalism.
— Read on www.pressgazette.co.uk/mens-magazine-abcs-mens-health-in-double-digit-drop-as-free-shortlist-holds-firm/

Why the San Francisco Chronicle isn’t joining the editorial crowd on Trump – SFChronicle.com

When the Boston Globe called on the nation’s newspaper editorial boards to come together against President Trump’s “dirty war on the free press,” regular readers of The San Francisco Chronicle no doubt assumed we would be among the first in line. After all, in our unsigned editorials and in my Sunday column, this newspaper’s criticism of Trump’s efforts to delegitimize, threaten and neuter independent journalism has been clear, emphatic and repeated since the early days of his presidential campaign. But our editorial board will not be joining the estimated 300 newspapers which have signed on to the Globe’s pitch for a coordinated editorial campaign in Thursday’s editions.
— Read on www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/diaz/article/Why-the-San-Francisco-Chronicle-isn-t-joining-13159007.php

White House counsel asked FCC chair about Sinclair Tribune merger status | Reuters

White House counsel Don McGahn called the head of Federal Communications Commission in July to ask about the status of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc’s now abandoned $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co .
— Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-tribune-media-m-a-sinclair-ma/white-house-counsel-asked-fcc-chair-about-sinclair-tribune-merger-status-idUSKBN1L125K