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 the…… Continue reading Apple Inc: No Comment

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 that…… Continue reading CrunchBase, Vator.TV…

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.…… Continue reading Three Days in Moscow

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 back…… Continue reading PR Comings & Goings