All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘interviews’

Nate Silver, Master Prognosticator, Talks to Google’s Chief Economist

Nate Silver became a household name this past election season, as his election predictions wound up being the subject of some partisan bickering. Whether you loved him or hated him in the final months of the campaign, he was vindicated on election day when he nearly perfectly called every race – 31 out of 33 state Senate races, as well …

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Louis C.K. Talks reddit, Pushing the Comedy Limits, and More with Tony Hawk

If you were ever curious about what it would be like to see skateboarding legend Tony Hawk sit down and interview the greatest living comic, Louis C.K., wonder no more. Hawk caught up with Louis C.K. during one of the comedian’s tour’s stops in Detroit and proceed to discuss a wide range of topics including reddit, Louie, Dane Cook, and …

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Mark Zuckerberg Talks Medvedev, Fashion on Russian Late Night

As you may have heard, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is currently on a highly-publicized trip to Russia. Yesterday, he toured the city of Moscow, visiting the Red Square and a McDonalds. He then met with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to discuss technology and expansion in the country. Of course, Zuckerberg knows that Russia is a big market that’s basically …

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[EXCLUSIVE] Would Reaching 1 Million Gamerscore Be The “Greatest Gaming Goal Ever Accomplished?”

To some, gaming is a casual hobby. To these people, it’s fun, but none of their life goals involve feats achieved with a controller in their hand. Ray Cox is not one of these gamers. Cox is a Guinness World Record Holder, his claim to fame being the guy with the highest Gamerscore on the planet. I’ve been playing Xbox …

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Exclusive: How Universal Does Social Commerce, And Why Your Business Should Do It Too

Universal Pictures is using Facebook to create buzz and drive ticket sales for a number of its new films, including Big Miracle, Safe House, and The Lorax, and is utilizing social media management platform Friend2Friend for some social commerce efforts. We had a conversation with Friend2Friend CEO Roger Katz to learn more about Universal’s efforts, how his company is working …

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Exclusive: Raditaz Music Service Launches As “Evolution of the Pandora Model”

A new Internet radio startup launched today, called Raditaz, which thinks of itself as “an evolution of the Pandora model,” adding a location layer for discovering music based on what’s trending in various regions around the US (and later, around the world). In an exclusive interview with WebProNews, the company’s CEO tells us why he thinks another entrant into the …

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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason 60 Minutes Interview: Twitter Reaction

Did you get a chance to catch Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on 60 Minutes? If not, you can watch the full interview, as well as some post-interview commentary from interviewer Lesley Stahl here. Here’s what some people who tuned in to watch the interview had to say about it on Twitter: @dhhDHHGroupon scored a sweet deal with 60 Minutes to …

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Google Will Bend It Like Beckham Next Week

Direct-kick bending and H&M underwear model David Beckham is giving his fans on Google+ a treat: an exclusive live interview on YouTube. As part of their @Google Talks program, which features assorted cultural figures discussing “their recently published books and capturing the popular and intellectual zeitgeist of the day.” Beckham doesn’t have a book coming out or anything like that …

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Google Engineer Exposes Interview Myths

We all know someone who would stab a family member to get a job at Google. Working for the Mountain View, CA company is the Holy Grail of tech jobs. And the stories about interviews at Google are the stuff of legend. In fact, if you Google “google interview questions” (in quotes, to get better results), you get 1.75 million …

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Bob Costas Interviews Jerry Sandusky: Twitter Expresses Shock, Praise

On last night’s installment of the new NBC Monday night show “Rock Center with Brian Williams,” legendary sportscaster Bob Costas held a phone interview with former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, you know that Penn State has been embroiled in a huge scandal involving allegations of …

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Facebook’s Open Graph and Online Video

Believe Entertainment Group is an online video content producer probably best known for the Lebron James cartoon The Lebrons. Its co-founders have worked on Seth MacFarlane’s “Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy” and MeinSpace.com, an online effort to support Sacha Baron Cohen’s Bruno. Believe Entertainment uses social media channels as venues for talent to engage conversations with fans, as well as events …

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Christine O’Donnell’s Piers Morgan Interview: The Two React On Twitter

Does everyone remember Christine O’Donnell? The former Tea Party candidate for the U.S. Senate from the state of Delaware made an appearance on “Piers Morgan Tonight” last night. And by make an appearance, I mean a brief appearance, as O’Donnell cut the interview short and walked out on the host. Her 2010 campaign for the Senate will probably be remembered …

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