Apple Inc: No Comment

Apple Inc: No Comment

I went to sleep last night with TechCrunch reporting that Google was in late-stage talks to acquire Twitter. I woke up this morning with TechCrunch reporting that Apple is in late-stage talks to acquire Twitter. Co-founder Evan Williams reportedly rebuffed Google’s overtures. TC has a “normally reliable” source who says that Apple expects to announce […]

CrunchBase, Vator.TV…

CrunchBase, Vator.TV…

Three digital trends coalesce to offer a new “placement” opportunity for PR pros. They are: digital video as a communications vehicle, engaging A-list bloggers, and the wisdom of the crowds. In an interview with Beet.TV’s Andy Plesser, TechCrunch‘s NY-based co-editor Erick Schonfeld revealed details about CrunchBase, a “free directory of technology companies, people, and investors […]

Three Days in Moscow

Three Days in Moscow

If you happen to be one of my scant few followers on Twitter, you would have learned that I spent much of last week in Moscow. I was invited there to give two speeches on the changed dynamics of PR these last few years. The audience: about 100 corporate communications chiefs from Russia’s largest companies. […]

PR Comings & Goings

PR Comings & Goings

I’m not sure if it’s the time of the year, or whether the onset of cooler temperatures catalyzes a change in corporate communications chores. This week we learn of three significant departures from the upper echelons of our professional calling: Twenty-year News Corp. veteran and its spokesman Andrew Butcher departs the Murdochian empire to head […]