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Hackathon Group Dynamics

Are you curious what a hackathon is or contemplating to attend one? I recently participated at a hackathon event and if you read this article, you’ll get some grasp of what the event is and what you should do to be successful in one. This is the first of a two-part post and focuses on […]

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If you’re discounting your app, you need to say so!

Have your app sales gone south last Black Friday? If you’re still wondering what was the problem, this article will show you what went wrong.

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Sound Code: Subliminal Data Transmission through Audio Waves

Have you heard of sound code? It may be the next big breakthrough in marketing and online commerce. It could also be an exotic technology only applicable to a few very specific set of industries.

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The Proliferation of Apple Clones: A Conspiracy Theorist’s Perspective

HP, Samsung, and others are cloning Apple’s successful product designs. Is it because they’re simply not creative or is it the result of internal politics and the lack of long-term focus of their respective leaders? Only those in the respective companies boardroom’s inner circle have knowledge of what’s actually happening. But a conspiracy theorist can […]

Are you an entrepreneur? Here are introspection points to see if you got what it takes to start and run your own business.

The entrepreneur’s DNA: 8 questions to ask yourself if you have it

Are you an entrepreneur? Here are introspection points to see if you got what it takes to start and run your own business.

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Checklist for Publishing to the App Store

You’re about to submit an app to the Apple’s App Store, Android App Market, or Windows Phone Marketplace? STOP and read this article first before you do. A binary doesn’t make a product and here’s a checklist of the things that you need to have so that your product gets noticed.

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How I Prematurely Killed My Second Game

I was in the middle of working on my first iPhone game and was so excited about iOS games, I began having ideas for more games. Then I realized that these won’t make it through the noise and tough competition in the App Store and decided to pivot from making games. Here is the back […]

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Living Costs in Redmond, Washington

Are you considering to move to Washington State, USA and trying to get a feel of how much you need to live over there? Perhaps you have a job offer to migrate to Seattle or Redmond and want to know how much salary you should ask? Read this post for answers to your questions.

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Finance for Developers: A Concise Tutorial

You’re a smart developer but yet you’re having trouble planning your finances and keeping your credit card debt in control. Then it’s likely that you don’t really understand what money is and how to manage it properly. I can help you help yourself in keeping your finances under control by giving you an understanding of […]

Competitive Dimensions in Hiring Power

How to Get Employees for Your Startup (and Compete with MegaCorps for People)

If you’re running a startup and wanting to hire star performers for your company, you should know how to compete with the hiring power of large established companies that many good talents are drawn to. Likewise if you’re a recruiting agent and have a startup as your client, don’t repeat the same mistakes that hundreds […]

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Caveats on Shared Web Hosting

Do you host your website in a managed web hosting environment? Be careful since they may not be as “professional” as you might think they are. Here are some tips on how to cope with less-than-professional web hosting companies.

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The Demise of Mobile Advertising

Personal mobile entertainment devices are killing advertisements in public places. Among the casualties is Singapore’s TV Mobile that displays television-like programme for commuters in public buses, supported by advertisements. The outlook is looking bleak for advertising agencies as attention spans are getting shorter and broadcast-type advertisements are approaching a point of diminishing returns.

Employee dis-empowerment can cost you money

Employee dis-empowerment can cost you money

I experienced yet another example on how not empowering employees can cost you real money. Or perhaps from a different point of view, how Singaporeans are so engrossed on “doing things right” instead of “doing the right things”. This particular event occurred with a couple Subway baristas in Raffles City basement.It was an ordinary morning […]

Do you enjoy reading publications like TechCrunch, FastCompany, or even HackerNews? You might be addicted to entreporn. Curious what entreporn is? Read on.

Entreporn: A Dictionary Definition

Do you enjoy reading publications like TechCrunch, FastCompany, or even HackerNews? You might be addicted to entreporn. Curious what entreporn is? Read on.

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