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Articles tagged with: digital age

Pandora Sets IPO Terms, Expect $8 Per Share

The online radio company, Pandora Media Inc. has filed terms for $109.5 million IPO on Thursday. The owners of Pandora will sell 13.68 million shares at $7 to $9 a piece ($8 average), according to an amended filing with S.E.C. (Securities and Exchange Commission).

Pandora was launched in 2005, and was the first online radio service that used a special algorithm based on the Music Genome Project (a database built by teams of music experts that analyzes songs) to select a playlist for users based on preferred and disliked songs.

How To Prevent WikiLeaks

Digital information is driving the success of many companies, but how safe is it against theft or loss? There have been many occurrences of data loss both in the government and private sector. Yaki Faitelson (CEO of Varonis Systems) argues that “better metadata–information about data– plus better authorization and controls” are the three elements to prevent unauthorized information leaks(such as WikiLeaks).
Faitelson backs up his argument in noting that every employee collaborates digitally, sharing a large number of files and e-mails on multiple platforms. The problem in all this sharing is …