– Startups – News roundtable with Jason Nazar, Brian Alvey and James Altucher

In the inaugural News Roundtable edition of TWiST, Brian Alvey, Jason Nazar and James Altucher join Jason and Tyler to discuss the hottest topics in startups, tech and investing. Issues bandied about include the Huffington Post to AOL sale, Google’s +1 button and–buzzword of all buzzwords–the infamous, rumored bubble. 3:30-5:30 Ad for MailChimp, a comprehensive email solution for any size business. 5:30-8:30 Arianna Huffington and the AOL sale debate: Should she pay bloggers a one-time bonus? 8:30-11:30 Jason Nazar and Tyler, what are your takes on the issue? 11:30-23:45 A video was released of GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons killing an elephant in Zimbabwe. Right or wrong? 23:45-26:00 Google debuted +1 this week. Do you think this is window dressing or is there actually a product consumers want in social search? 25:00-25:45 What is the ideal consumer experience? 25:45-28:00 So if you +1 something, and somehow it was synced, and you saw I bought the Samsung 55 inch LED TV, that is important info to have in the search? Is this any kind of a game-changer? 28:00-29:30 What do you think is going on over there (Google) with regards to social? 29:30-31:00 Does the social network have to be tied to the search engine? Why can’t they create a dedicated URL for a social network? 31:00-32:15 What’s your experience with them, Jason Nazar? How are you dealing with Google and the content farms? 32:15-33:30 Do you think they actually made search better at the end of the day? By how much? 33
Video Rating: 5 / 5