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LifeLock Acquires Lemon Mobile Wallet

by Adam on December 16, 2013

LifeLock announced a few days ago that they had completed the acquisition of Lemon, Inc, a mobile wallet innovation company, for just under $50MM in cash, and an amount of unvested equity that’s commiserate with deals of this type (whatever that means). You can read more about news of the acquisition here: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/leading-identity-theft-protection-company-120000660.html While it […]

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Losing Your Waze

by Adam on May 12, 2013

While this post coincides somewhat nicely with the rumors circling that Facebook may be in talks to acquire the popular social traffic mapping app, Waze, it’s both a coincidence and a departure from that aspect of the tech media reporting. My interest in the company is far more fundamental and wasn’t quite apparent to me […]

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Pubwest and the Future of the Bookstore

by Adam on October 26, 2012

I’m attending Pubwest this week, which those in the book world may know is in Keystone, CO. I have to suspect that the decision to be in Keystone was motivated by a combination of the membership’s locality in Colorado, the need for a cost-effective conference model, and a general love by those who live here […]

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The Future of Cookbook Publishing – Part Two

by Adam on February 18, 2010

The article from Chow.com (see Part One of this post for more info) got me thinking in a number of ways about all that we’re doing digitally at The Harvard Common Press and as an industry. One of the biggest things that sticks out for me is the idea of selling recipes via the iTunes […]

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The Future of Cookbook Publishing – Part One

by Adam on February 18, 2010

Back in December 2009, Bruce Shaw (the President of Harvard Common Press) and I had a chance to sit down for an interview with Lessley Anderson, Senior Editor at Chow.com, to talk about the changing landscape of cookbook publishing in relation to new digital avenues. This article is the product of that interview, with many […]

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