Beats by Dre: the expensive tech trend that’s setting music trends
Part fashion “it” item, part economic status symbol, part music lover must have, Beats are the only brand anyone cares about. But as a full-time college student, full-time music lover, and part-time DJ at a top-40 radio station, for me the most intriguing part of the Beats phenomenon is not its ubiquity, or its crossover into fashion, or its stature. Beats don’t just play music; Beats make music.
What’s up with WhatsApp?
Facebook recently acquired WhatsApp, a mobile messaging service, for $19B. $19 billion – that’s the number everyone is talking about. How can a mobile messaging company started less than 5 years ago be worth almost as much as Nicaragua’s GDP?