What’s the Fuss about Weibo users?

Yes, what’s the fuss about Weibo users? I mean, why are outsiders trying to critique the micro-blogging site? So what if the site has only 10 million active users, or 130 million? Does it matter? Why, is it because of their IPO? Are these “investigators” their competition? Or are they simply media that’s just trying…

Is Bloomberg just scared, or something?

Late last month, Bloomberg editor Ben Richardson resigned because of a spat with his bosses regarding the handling of a report on the hidden financial ties of families of Chinese officials and a wealthy businessman. So, what happened? As Richardson stated in his email to JimRomenesko.com: “I left Bloomberg because of the way the story…

Motorola. Dropbox. And Dennis Woodside.

As we understand, there are always some positioning going on in most every competitive organization there is; and for this feature, it’s basically about Dropbox as it hired Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside last month and even before the deal of Motorola to Lenovo materialized. Well, inspite of having Android, Google actually sold Motorola (which it…

Newsweek and its Turnaround Strategy

What’s Newsweek’s turnaround strategy again? Focus on “deep reporting” and investigative stories: “create your own weather if you must”? Well, this was actually quoted of its Editor-in-Chief Jim Impoco when the weekly news magazine planned on getting back on print after a 14-month hiatus. Incidentally, Newsweek then got into a controversy after a purported report…

Issue: Lenovo adopts Motorola

Sure you have heard of Lenovo acquiring Motorola from Google, but what gives? Lenovo says its short-term quarterly earnings is going to hurt a bit. Well of course, Motorola is down and you not only acquire its name but its financial condition as well. Then again, what can Lenovo do for Motorola that Google wasn’t…