Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Netflix CEO’s gift will transform generations

netflix ceo

Seems like there’s been a rash of tech CEOs getting into the charity field lately. Now, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has joined them. The co-founder of the streaming service said he wants more kids to have better and easier access to good educations, so he created at $100 million fund dedicated to making that happen.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

OPEC and Electric cars

5WPR CEO RONN TOROSSIAN - Opec on Electric Cars

OPEC has some bad news for fans of electric cars. Because of course they do. When your business involves doing something that someone else wants to stop, it’s definitely in your best interest to point out how bad they are at their job. Which is pretty much what a recent report published by OPEC does.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Richt Returns to Miami


Less than a week after he was named the next head coach of the University of Miami Hurricanes football team, UM alumnus Mark Richt showed up at a Canes basketball game … to the delight of the packed house. When the heir apparent to the Miami coaching dynasty headed out onto the hardwood, those die hard basketball fans of the Top 20 Hurricanes exploded, offering a huge ovation to the man that has been tasked with returning Miami to its glory days.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

How To Manage Angry Comments in Real Time

Ronn Torossian Crisis PR

Great Britain runs on trains - for many people it is how they commute, travel, and even do business. So is it any wonder when things go wrong, as they often do, people have taken to tweeting about it. Since everyone knows the twitter accounts of the various British train services they get included when customers get hacked off – or maybe they are “tracked off.”

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

What brought these automakers together?

5WPR CEO - GM Honda

GM and Honda for several months have been co-developing next-gen fuel cell systems and hydrogen storage technology. 2020 is their target for releasing cars using the new technology they develop. Sharing expertise and creating more economic sourcing strategies is a new idea for automotive companies.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Samsung Accused of Stealing Ideas

Samsung - Ronn Torossian Blog

Recently, after years in court, a three-judge panel dropped the hammer on Samsung, and Apple is laughing all the way to the bank. According to the ruling, Samsung smartphones can no longer copy specific iPhone features. These features include the very popular trifecta slide unlock, autocorrect and quick link software, all of which reportedly “directly mimic” similar features on the iPhone.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Tech PR: Amazon Debuts the Six-Pack Tablet

Amazon 6 Pack - Ronn Torossian

If you needed any more notice that the digital tablet has become the latest Former Luxury Item to Become a Necessity, look no further. Amazon recently released a $50, seven-inch Fire tablet. Yes, $50. Sure, it’s bottom of the line, but, hey, you can even buy the thing in six packs like your favorite microbrew. Yes, seriously. A tablet for every room in your house.