Below are some marketing and technology websites that I find of interest. Recommendations are welcome.

The Verge is a technology news and media network managed by its editor-in-chief Nilay Patel, and operated by Vox Media. It publishes news items, feature stories, product reviews, and podcasts. Whatever you wanted to know about the current state of affairs in tech, science and tech-related culture, and then some. Visit website.

WSJ Business & Tech used to be one of the best sources to get your no-nonsense daily fix on technology and business. It's gone and replaced by "Tech" in the online version of The Journal and "Business and Finance" in the offline version (aka paper version).  Still one of the best, even though diluted with finance. Visit website (subscription required).

MIT Technology Review is a technology news magazine and website managed by its editor-in-chief Gideon Lichfield, and published by MIT. It publishes news items and feature stories with strong emphasis on emerging technologies. It publishes an annual list of the top ten breakthrough technologies. For the 2017 top ten list, visit website.

Growth Hacking is a process of trial and error experimentation in marketing and product development so as to arrive at an effective manner at which to grow a startup. It usually refers to unconventional and occasional controversial marketing tactics that spurs growth. For long-form stories of growth hacking, Visit website.

Andrew Chen is writer and consultant/advisor/investor focused on mobile products and metrics, tech, startups and user growth. His claim to fame is his newsletter on growth/metrics in which he's written hundreds of articles covering, among other topics - mobile apps and its sequence of acquisition, engagement and retention. Visit website (subscription required).

Mashable is a news and media network managed by its founder and CEO Pete Cashmore. It published news items, feature stories and videos. Whatever you wanted to know about the current state of affairs in social media, tech, and other related digital culture and then some. Visit website.

The Center for Complexity in Business of the Roger Smith School of Business, University of Maryland uses techniques from complex systems to study how the adoption of new innovations spreads through networks, and how organizational performance depends on relationships that individuals in the organization maintain. Visit website.

Agent-based Markets are markets whose growth are primarily driven by personal interactions among potential and current adopters. This site explains and demonstrates the use of agent-based modeling in the growth of innovations through social networks, in addition to posting recent papers on the subject. Visit website.

Marketing in Israel is an academic conference that has been running continuously for the past 17 years in Israel. It has been held at the business schools at Bar Ilan University, Ben Gurion University, Hebrew University, Interdisciplinary Center, Technion and Tel Aviv University. Its aim is to present new research, encourage collaboration and cement the sense of community of marketing researchers in Israel. Visit website.

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