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  • Twitter is having revenue problems because its ads are too expensive
    Twitter’s revenue issue isn’t going away. It’s only getting worse. We told you back in April that Twitter’s growth problem had expanded into an advertiser problem. On Twitter’s Q2 earnings call Tuesday afternoon, it became clear that…
    - 24 mins ago, 26 Jul 16, 8:51pm -
  • Full transcript: Documentary director Alex Gibney on Recode Media
    Gibney’s newest film, “Zero Days,” tackles the Stuxnet virus that sabotaged Iranian nuclear facilities. On a recent episode of Recode Media with Peter Kafka, documentary director Alex Gibney spoke with Peter about his newest film, "Zero…
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 7:00pm -
  • Qualcomm has agreed to pay nearly $20 million to settle sex discrimination claims
    The deal, which still needs court approval, requires changes to the company’s policies and procedures. Chipmaker Qualcomm is set to pay more than $19 million to settle claims that the company discriminated against female employees.The propos…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:15pm -
  • Apple is still shrinking
    iPhone, China, Mac — all down again. Here’s a good sense of where Apple is right now: Its only two growing businesses are the iPad — where unit shipments fell year over year but revenue grew — and its Services business — mostly iTunes…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:10pm -
  • Twitter still has revenue problems, and its stock is down big
    Twitter missed Wall Street’s revenue estimates. Again. Twitter reported Q2 earnings on Tuesday and investors aren’t happy. The key issue is likely Twitter’s Q3 guidance. The company says it is targeting $590 million to $610 million in re…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 3:23pm -
  • James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ series is coming exclusively to Apple Music
    It’s more video ammo for the battle against Spotify. As Apple and Spotify continue to jockey for position in the Great Music Streaming War, they’re investing in video content to augment their music offerings in order to attract new subscrib…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 2:59pm -
  • Here’s how you can watch former President Clinton’s DNC speech on Tuesday night
    But first, you can rewatch Michelle Obama’s excellent Monday night kickoff. Before we get to Tuesday’s Democratic National Convention speakers, let’s just take a moment to talk about what happened on Monday night. Michelle. Obama. The F…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 1:27pm -
  • In the wake of a fatal crash, Tesla will quit using Mobileye's chips for Autopilot vision
    The car company will likely work on its own image-recognition technology. Weeks after a fatal Tesla accident involving the company’s semi-autonomous tech sparked probes from federal agencies, Tesla parted ways with Mobileye, the startup that…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 1:23pm -
  • For only $30,000 you can build Facebook’s new camera to film 360-degree videos
    The blueprints are now available online. Facebook needs more video content, especially video content that looks cool in virtual reality. The future success of its VR headset, the Oculus Rift, depends on it. Why would you pay for VR technology…
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 12:20pm -
  • Apple is about to reveal its confidence in the next iPhone launch
    Investors have “extremely low” expectations. When Apple reports its June quarter results today, it’s expected to post its second straight quarterly revenue decline.Specifically, analysts project Apple will report about $42 billion in rev…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 11:19am -

TechCrunch Headlines

  • Watch TechCode’s Demo Day here
     TechCrunch is pleased to bring you TechCode‘s Demo Day today, Tuesday July 26th from Mountain View, California. TechCode’s U.S. accelerator program focuses on artificial intelligence and hardware startups that already have a prototype. The goal…
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 7:09pm -
  • Deep learning software knows that a rose is a rose is a rosa rubiginosa
     We can’t all be botanists, unfortunately, but most of us do have smartphones, and that may be a start. A computer vision system built by Microsoft Research Asia can identify thousands of species of flowers with nothing but a picture. Read More
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 7:04pm -
  • What the NTSB knows about the fatal Tesla crash, so far
     The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a preliminary report on the fatal crash involving a 2015 Tesla Model S and a 2014 Freightliner Cascadia truck in Williston, Florida in May. Unfortunately, the report yields no major new insight…
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 7:04pm -
  • Everything you need to know about Apple’s huge third quarter
     Apple’s third quarter results came out today. They’re pretty good! Or, at least, not bad — and good enough to keep investors happy. Very happy, actually: the stock jumped more than 7%, recovering pretty much all of the value it lost when it r…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 5:58pm -
  • How Facetune and Enlight became top photo apps
     Jerusalem-based Lightricks knows what it takes to stand out amongst the thousands of photo apps. They’ve done it twice — with Enlight and also Facetune, which is currently the top photo app in the U.S. according to App Annie. We caught up with…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 5:49pm -
  • Apple R&D spending is up as the company looks to new products
     The big takeaway from today’s Apple earnings call: The company is investing in the future. While it’s true that revenue took a dip from $49.61 billion this quarter last year down to $42.4 billion, Cupertino’s research and development spendin…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 5:35pm -
  • Apple’s revenue dives 33 percent in Greater China
     China impacted Apple’s bottom line quite a lot this quarter — and not in a good way. But the company still plans to invest in the country, Apple CEO Tim Cook said right after the company announced its earnings for Q3 2016. Read More
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 5:18pm -
  • Did Russian government hackers leak the DNC emails?
     By now, it’s pretty clear that Russian hackers are responsible for breaches of the Democratic National Committee networks that occurred last summer and in April of this year — several forensic security firms have found evidence that traces the…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 5:17pm -
  • Here’s why NASA is launching an asteroid sample return mission for the first time
     On September 8, NASA will launch the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on a mission to an asteroid and return a sample of it back to Earth — NASA’s first mission of this type. In doing so, NASA hopes to learn more about the early formation of the solar sy…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 5:15pm -
  • You can now use Venmo to pay for things inside other apps
     In January Venmo announced that users will soon be able to use Venmo to pay inside other apps, similar to how most e-commerce apps already offer PayPal or Apple Pay as payment options. And now (well, technically tomorrow) the feature is leaving…
    - 4 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:58pm -
  • This new brain-scanning technique is literally mind expanding
     Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between science and technology ó almost all the time when it has to do with the brain. But this research from MIT that allows for vastly improved scans of the networks inside the brain is too cool to pa…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:39pm -
  • The new number crushing Twitter: revenue growth down from 60% to 20%
     Twitter has a new number that’s killing its share price, down 9.5% in after-hours following grim earnings. First there was the user growth problem that still plagues it. Twitter’s monthly user count grew less than 1% this quarter and just 3% th…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:21pm -
  • Apple’s cash on hand decreased for the first time in nearly two years
     Apple just reported earnings for Q3 2016, and the company soundly beat analyst’s expectations. However, there was one number that we’re not used to seeing. Apple’s cash on hand actually decreased for the first time in seven quarters. Cash on…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:16pm -
  • iPhone, iPad and Mac sales are down, but Apple only cares about services now
     Apple just reported its Q3 2016 earnings, and investors are sending its stock through the roof. While the company managed to beat analysts’ expectations, Apple is selling less iPhones, iPads and Macs than last year during the same period. The lon…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:07pm -
  • IPO on horizon, subprime lending startup Elevate adds $545M in credit from Victory Park Capital
     With an IPO on the horizon, subprime lender Elevate will have an additional $545 million credit faculty to support its growing customers. Elevate’s niche right now is providing loans to borrowers with creditscores between 575 and 625. As the co…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:04pm -
  • Lifting children’s economic prospects through technology
     In 2016, Forbes reported there were 159 technology billionaires, and four of the 10 richest people in the world made their money in the tech sector. We believe there are opportunities for these technology developers to play a differential role in p…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:00pm -
  • What Peter Thiel doesn’t understand about US innovation
     Thiel sees the American government locking down innovation and keeping it out of the hands of the American everyman. Instead of innovation for all, he described a dystopian world of governmental incompetence and stifled innovation. But Thiel i…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 3:58pm -
  • Ava launches a wearable to help couples conceive
     Tracking your period, peeing on a stick and carrying around a thermometer have been the dominant technologies over the past 20 years to help families conceive. If it sounds outdated, that’s because it is. TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield a…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 3:54pm -
  • Tinder subscriber growth disappoints Match investors
     Match Group reported second quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday. At first shares rose about in initial after-hours trading, but then they were down 5% as investors were disappointed by subscriber growth and guidance for the year.The owner…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 3:39pm -
  • Apple Music picks up Carpool Karaoke as a standalone series
     So, here’s something I wasn’t expecting: Those Carpool Karaoke segments on James Corden’s Late Late Show are being turned into a standalone show — a show that’s been picked up by Apple Music. According to a number of stories in the Hollyw…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 3:38pm -

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  • Most Americans aren't ready to evolve into 'transhumans,' study says
    Despite the mainstreaming of science and technology-powered fitness and health initiatives in recent years, a new survey indicates there's a limit to what we'll accept in the race to become "superhuman." SEE ALSO: Implanted Prosthetic Arm Moves Us…
    - 1 hour ago, 26 Jul 16, 8:00pm -
  • How your Android phone could save you in an emergency
    For some Android users, calling for help is about to get upgraded.Dialing an emergency number the UK and Estonia will now instantly send information about your location if you're calling from an Android device, Google announced yesterday. With the…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:35pm -
  • Watch out Samsung! China's LeEco is coming for you with Vizio buyout.
    If you've never heard of LeEco, now is a good time to become familiar with it. The Chinese company that has been called the "Netflix of China" has a foothold in multiple industries such as video streaming, consumer electronics and automobiles. And…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 2:21pm -
  • Tesla driver killed in Autopilot crash was speeding, report says
    Joshua Brown, the Tesla driver who on May 7 died in a crash in Florida while the car's Autopilot was engaged was speeding, according to a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) preliminary report.SEE ALSO: Tesla is the only ca…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • Twitter's Android app gets an eye-saving night mode
    Attention night owls: Twitter is making it easier for you to use its app in the dark.The company just updated its Android app and added a dark-themed mode for nighttime viewing. The feature should make late-night tweeting a little easier on your eye…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 1:37pm -
  • BlackBerry unveils the DTEK50, its thinnest device ever
    BlackBerry is not done with handsets, yet.On Tuesday, the once-dominant cellphone manufacturer delivered its thinnest BlackBerry device to date, the DTEK50.The name is significant, since DTEK also applies to the BlackBerry's security watchdog softw…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 11:37am -
  • Twitter awards $10,080 to hacker for discovering security flaw in Vine
    Twitter has awarded an Indian white-hat hacker $10,080 (Rs 6,80,000) for discovering a security flaw in Vine, its short-form video platform. The hacker, Avinash Singh, was able to use the exploit to access the service's source code. SEE ALSO: India…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 11:30am -
  • Apple Music videos no longer use up your data, if you're on T-Mobile
    T-Mobile's Binge On service, which excludes certain video services from counting toward a user's monthly data plan, now includes music videos from Apple Music.In a blog post on Tuesday, T-Mobile CEO and president John Legere announced Apple's music…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 10:57am -
  • Venmo's in-app purchases are now available to everyone
    You'll soon be able to use Venmo for much more than just paying friends.Nearly six months after taking its first steps to expand beyond person-to-person payments, Paypal-owned Venmo is now opening up its in-app purchase abilities to all its users. B…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 10:45am -
  • Millennials, rejoice: Your dog can now take and text you selfies
    Saying goodbye to your pet when you leave for work is always hard, but what if your best bud could send you selfies while you're gone? The makers of too much time on their hands the cloud communications company Twilio bring you the Arduino Yun-powe…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 10:33am -

Search Engine Land Headlines

  • SearchCap: AdWords expanded ads, Google Maps UI changes & More
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: AdWords expanded ads, Google Maps UI changes & More appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 3:00pm -
  • How to use device bid adjustments, straight from Google
    AdWords will soon have the ability to set bids specific to each device type. Columnist and Googler Matt Lawson explains Google’s official POV about what that means when managing your campaigns.The post How to use device bid adjustments, straight…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 10:21am -
  • Google expanded text ads are live, and device bidding & responsive ads for native roll out
    Standard text ads will no longer be accepted as of October 26.The post Google expanded text ads are live, and device bidding & responsive ads for native roll out appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the full ar…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 10:00am -
  • The art of link building: Why creating connections is the key to success
    Columnist Ryan Shelley explains how good, sustainable link building is not just about getting a backlink, but about creating lasting connections that provide value to users.The post The art of link building: Why creating connections is the key to s…
    - 12 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 9:30am -
  • Use Power BI to supercharge your SEO
    Columnist Chris Liversidge explains how to take advantage of Microsoft’s Power BI (Business Intelligence) rollout to collect and analyze more data than ever before -- and find the SEO performance gaps you didn’t know about.The post Use Power BI…
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 8:45am -
  • Google Maps updates map design, highlights areas of interest and adds business photo carousel
    Check out the new look for the Google Maps imagery and features. It is subtle, but Google said it helps users navigate.The post Google Maps updates map design, highlights areas of interest and adds business photo carousel appeared first on Search E…
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 8:04am -
  • SearchCap: Verizon buys Yahoo, Google Maps wifi mode, Google AdWords features
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Verizon buys Yahoo, Google Maps wifi mode, Google AdWords features appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visi…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 16, 3:00pm -
  • Google’s Smart Bidding will soon include ability to set Target CPA by device in AdWords
    Smart Bidding reporting is getting more robust, and the bid automation tool will continue to take more conversion signals into account, says Google.The post Google’s Smart Bidding will soon include ability to set Target CPA by device in AdWords a…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 16, 12:22pm -
  • Google sunsetting AdWords Converted Clicks in September
    The Conversions metric finally takes over for AdWords' original conversion tracking method.The post Google sunsetting AdWords Converted Clicks in September appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 16, 10:57am -
  • 5 annoying AdWords bugs only the pros know
    AdWords is a great tool, but it's not perfect! Columnist Todd Saunders documents some common issues, bugs and complaints with the AdWords interface that he'd love to see addressed.The post 5 annoying AdWords bugs only the pros know appeared first o…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 16, 9:40am -

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  • Benchmarks? Top-Performing Email Marketers Are Way Ahead of the Pack
    Marketers often pay attention to benchmarks, which are useful to get a sense of what one might expect from a campaign (though individual results almost always vary from the average!). But as a recent study [download page] from IBM Marketing Cloud dem…
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • Branded Content Seen More Effective Than Pre-Rolls For Various KPIs
    Branded content – such as educational online video series or TV show brand integrations – is more effective than pre-rolls in driving a variety of KPIs including brand recall and purchase intent, research from Nielsen has found.
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • As MarTech Understanding Becomes Critical, Where Will Marketers Invest Next Year?
    Behold the marketing technologist: about 2 in 3 marketers in the US and Europe believe that understanding marketing technology is becoming increasingly important for successful senior marketers. That’s according to a new report from DataXu [downloa…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 16, 9:30am -
  • Video Ad Viewability Rates Across Devices And Countries
    Video ad viewability seems to be improving from last year, reports Google in its 2016 Global State of Play report [pdf]. Some 66% of video ads were viewable on the web and in apps (excluding YouTube) across devices in April 2016, up from 54% in the y…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • These Industries Have the Highest Equity With American Consumers
    The food industry has the highest overall brand equity with US consumers, details the Harris Poll in releasing further data from its latest EquiTrend Study. The food industry’s composite score of 65 (based on familiarity, quality and purchase consi…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • Mobile to Exceed Fixed Devices in Global Video Consumption This Year
    For the first time, consumers around the world will this year spend more time watching videos on their mobile devices than on fixed devices (desktops and smart TVs), Zenith predicts in a new forecast. Mobile video consumption is expected to reach alm…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • Marketers Finding Email Personalization Effective, Web Content Personalization Difficult
    The most important goal of a data-driven marketing strategy is to personalize the customer experience, with this of far greater importance than customer acquisition or measuring ROI, according to the latest study [download page] from Ascend2 and its…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • These Brands Are Enjoying the Best Buzz So Far This Year
    New data from YouGov BrandIndex reveals the brands that had the best “buzz” in the first half of this year. It’s a good list to be on, considering that word-of-mouth tops all paid media in purchase influence among American consumers, and has a…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • More Than 1 in 4 Companies Outside the US Claim to be Mobile-First
    Some 27% of company marketers agree that they are mobile-first organizations, up from 19% last year and 13% the year before, new research [download page] from Econsultancy and Adobe has found. Based on a survey of more than 4,000 marketing, digital a…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • Most Millennials Are Comfortable Not Carrying Cash
    Almost two-thirds (62%) of American adults feel that it’s likely the US will be a cashless society in their lifetime, reports Gallup in recent survey results. Separate results from the study indicate that Millennials will be leading the charge to a…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • Digital Health Tools Find A Willing Consumer Audience
    Doctors – at least in Europe – have concerns about the potential for consumers to misinterpret digital health data and for digital health tools to fuel hypochondria. But failure to adopt these tools and the data they generate risks leaving doctor…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • Getting to Know Gen Z’s Shopping Behaviors
    Those poor Millennials. They don’t even like their own moniker, and now they’re in danger of being supplanted in the marketer popularity stakes by Gen Z. As it stands, though, right after (perhaps) becoming the largest generation in the US, Mille…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • Which Ads Do Internet Users Dislike the Most?
    American adults are almost twice as likely to dislike (61%) as to like (34%) advertising, per recent research from YouGov. So which types of ads get the blood boiling the most? HubSpot has some answers, based on a survey conducted among more than 1,0…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • How Many of Your Brand’s Emails Are Actually Read As Opposed to Skimmed?
    Having an email be opened is one thing – and a challenge in its own right. But what happens next? Are emails typically read, skimmed or just glanced at? A new report [download page] from IBM Marketing Cloud examines such engagement metrics based on…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • PR: What Are the Benefits of Top-Tier Feature Coverage?
    Feature coverage obviously carries with it an increase in brand awareness, but does it translate to a sales boost? That was the question asked of more than 500 US CMOs, marketing VPs, directors and managers by Bospar in a recent survey.
    - 8 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • APAC to be the Regional Leader in Digital Ad Spend, but North America Tops in Per Capita Spend
    Digital advertising spending in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region will overtake North America for the first time this year, forecasts Strategy Analytics. APAC digital ad spending is projected to increase by 18.2% this year to $59.7 billion, edging North…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • CMO Role Evolves to More Strategic Business Leadership
    CMOs are taking on a more strategic role within their organizations, gaining responsibility for a wider array of profit and operations targets and capturing a greater influence in the brand experience, per a new report [download page] from Forreste…
    - 8 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 9:30am -
  • Triggered Email Response Rate Benchmarks in 2015
    Just 2.3% of emails sent last year were triggered emails as opposed to business as usual (BAU) emails, but this small fraction of messages accounted for an outsized 9% of clicks and 9.7% of all email-driven revenues, per a Yes Lifecycle Marketing ana…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • Half of Q2’s “Breakthrough” Video Ads Were Digital-Only Spots
    Ace Metrix has released its list of Q2’s top “breakthrough” ads, based on almost 2,000 TV and digital ads tested during the quarter. Breakthrough ads are those that combine the highest “Likeability” and “Attention” scores as measured vi…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • Profiling The 1 in 4 TV Households Without Pay-TV
    1 in 4 US TV households now lack cable and satellite reception, reports GfK in newly-released data from a survey of 3,009 US households. While these households are fairly evenly split between cord-cutters (stopped paying for pay-TV) and cord-nevers (…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • 11 Stats to Inform Your Marketing and Advertising in Canada
    How likely are digital ads to reach their intended targets in Canada? The broader the target, the better, according to recent data from Nielsen, which found that ads targeted to 18-49-year-olds were on-target 71% of the time. Digital ads targeting a…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • Sharing Economy: Travel and Finance Update
    More than 1 in 3 American adults are likely to use sharing economy services – such as AirBnB or Uber – during their summer vacation this year, reports Ipsos in a survey conducted on behalf of Allianz. That’s more than double the proportion (17%…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • One-Fifth of Subscription Business Churn Is Involuntary
    The average churn rate for subscription businesses hovers between 8 and 9% throughout the year, a new study reports. Based on an analysis of 25 million transactions throughout 2015, Recurly says [download page] that churn rates peaked in Q1 at 8.8%,…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • Streaming Video Subscriptions Driven by Desire For More Content
    Research has for some time suggested that streaming video acts more as a complement to – rather than a replacement for – traditional TV. A recent survey [download page] from IBM Cloud Video lends some weight to that assertion, with respondents in…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • Few Young Americans Very Satisfied With the National Media
    Young Americans are “less enthusiastic” about the news than their older counterparts, and are less voracious consumers of news, according to a report [pdf] from the Pew Research Center and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Just 27% of 1…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 8:00am -

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  • Article: In the UK, Consumers Still Struggle to Trust Mobile Payment Apps
    One in five smartphone owners say they don’t trust anyone to make them a mobile wallet—and no brand got agreement from more than 43% of smartphone users as far as its trustworthiness. Older respondents are least likely to trust mobile pay…
    - 22 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Article: By 2020, Digital Travel Outlays Will Top $817 Billion Globally
    eMarketer estimates worldwide digital travel sales—which include leisure and unmanaged business travel sales booked via any device—will rise 13.8% in 2016 to nearly $565 billion. Double-digit growth in emerging markets, particularly those…
    - 22 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Article: Most of the World's Mobile Connections Are in Asia-Pacific
    Just over half of all mobile connections in the world exist in Asia-Pacific, according to one source, and the share is expected to get slightly larger in the next few years. The region currently has almost 2 billion more mobile connections than the N…
    - 22 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Article: Google Still Dominates the World Search Ad Market
    This year, Google will generate $57.80 billion in total digital ad revenue worldwide, an increase of 9.0% over last year. As Alphabet looks toward reporting quarterly results this week, Google’s ad revenues represent 30.9% of the total worldwid…
    - 22 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Article: UK Internet Users Reject In-Store Shopping
    Internet users in the UK overwhelmingly prefer digital channels for keeping up-to-date with the latest products, attaining detailed product information, and even simply browsing products. And nearly a third say they’re shopping less in stores t…
    - 22 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Article: How Engaging Are In-App Ads for Smartphone Users in South Korea?
    More advertisers in South Korea are spending on in-app advertising, but those brands considering an investment need to keep a watchful eye on performance. Research suggests many of the country’s smartphone users are engaging with these mobile a…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Article: App Usage Inches Up in Germany
    Around half of all residents ages 13 and older now own a smartphone, according to research, and 87% of those use apps regularly. Yet many consumers aren’t tempted by new apps.
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Article: Facebook Gets Strong Majority of World's Social Ad Spending
    Facebook stands tall as the largest recipient of social media advertising dollars in the world—by a long shot. eMarketer estimates that the company, which will report earnings this week, will take in more than two-thirds of social media ad reve…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Article: Netflix Reports Churn as Subscribers Leave over Price Increase
    While there were actually more US subscribers in Q2 than Q1, growth was not as fast as Netflix hoped. The issue can be attributed to an unexpected exodus of subscribers whose monthly membership rate rose from “grandfathered” rates.
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Article: Retail Emails Soon Lead to Sales
    For nearly a third of retailers, the average customer makes a purchase within the first 48 hours of signing up for marketing emails, June 2016 research found. And for approximately a quarter more merchants, customers first buy within a week of email…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: Asia Set to Become Largest Digital Travel Sales Market
    <p>China on pace to surpass US London, UK (July 14, 2016) — Digital travel sales in Asia-Pacific will surpass those in North America next year, making it the largest regional market […]</p><p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www…
    - 12 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: Smartphone Shopping Driving UK Retail eCommerce Sales
    <p>London, UK (June 27, 2016) — UK retail ecommerce sales are set to exceed £67 billion in 2016, fueled by some impressive growth in smartphone-based buying, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast. […]</p><p>The post <a rel=…
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