Top 5 Digital NewsMaker Of 2010

By ajay at December 28, 2010 | 2:38 pm | Print

Top 5 Digital NewsMaker Of 2010

As 2010 is approaching to end. This is the time to look back and understand the whole year’s happenings from different perspective.

So,we,at Visionwiz, is going to look at what is the most defining moments of 2010 in digital world? Here we will profile those Top 5 people who has completely shaken the digital world with their innovative thoughts, idea or products in 2010.In this series,first article is here:

Top 5 Digital NewsMaker Of 2010

1.

Few years back, who could have thought that one website can shake the world’s most powerful nation(US,UK) as they are nobody.But,Wikileaks has done what no other digital products or services has been able to do so far, that is, making internet act as a real social activist.Their way was good or bad that is debatable, but it was clear winner in 2010.

Profile:

Julian Paul Assange (born 3 July 1971) is an Australian journalist, publisher and Internet activist. He is the spokesperson and editor in chief for WikiLeaks, a whistleblower website and conduit for news leaks.Assange founded the WikiLeaks website in 2006 and serves on its advisory board.

2.

Apple has made many innovative gadgets since it came into existence .In right sense, apple has grown our hunger more for digital products since it came into digital world. And after successfully launching its digital iPad in 2010. Now we are more hungry for their products. They are clear winner and can be put into second place.(Steve Jobs’s master marketing technique has put iPad(e-reader device) more emphatically in all consumer’s mind. It has certainly changed the way we read. In short, our habit of reading has been changed by Steve Jobs in 2010.

Profile:

Steven Paul Jobs (born February 24, 1955) is an American business magnate and inventor. He is well known for being the co-founder and chief executive officer of Apple. Jobs’ history in business has contributed much to the symbolic image of the idiosyncratic, individualistic Silicon Valley entrepreneur, emphasizing the importance of design and understanding the crucial role aesthetics play in public appeal.

3.

Netflix has changed the dynamics of movie rental business.And their growth has been noticed by big Hollowood studios.Its current example is,their deal in august.

In August 2010, Netflix announced it had reached a five-year deal worth nearly $1 billion to stream movies from Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM. The deal increases the amount Netflix spends on streaming movies annually. It spent $117 million in the first six months of 2010 on streaming, up from $31 million in 2009. This deal adds roughly $200 million per year.

Profile:

Netflix is a subscription-based movie and television show rental service that offers media to subscribers via Internet streaming and via US mail In 1998 Hastings co-founded Netflix with Marc Randolph, the largest online DVD rental service, offering flat rate rental-by-mail to customers in the United States

4.

Techcrunch is world’s number one blog in technology reporting and its Founder (Michael Arrington)being in the news as his company has been acquired by AOL. Michael and his colleagues have made the TechCrunch network a byword for breaking tech news and insight into the innovative world of start-ups, and their reputation for top-class journalism precisely matches AOL’s commitment to delivering the expert content critical to this audience,” said Tim Armstrong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AOL.

Profile:

Founded by Michael Arrington, TechCrunch operates a global network of dedicated properties from Europe to Japan, as well as vertically-oriented websites, including MobileCrunch, CrunchGear, TechCrunchIT, GreenTech, TechCrunchTV and CrunchBase. The TechMeme Leaderboard ranks TechCrunch as the No. 1 source of breaking tech news online, followed by AOL’s Engadget.(TC)

5.

Lady Gaga is not digital personality but still we have profiled her here because she is one of the most talked personalities on internet. Remember her meat dress? Gaga is well-recognized for her outré sense of style as a recording artist, in fashion, in performance and in her music videos. Her contributions to the music industry have garnered her numerous achievements including two Grammy Awards, amongst twelve nominations; two Guinness World Records;and the estimated sale of fifteen million albums and fifty-one million singles worldwide. Billboard named her as the Artist of the Year in 2010 and ranked her as the 73rd.

Profile:

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American pop singer. She began performing in the rock music scene of New York City’s Lower East Side in 2003 and enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. ref-(wiki)

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