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  • Parents Gain Access to Marijuana Extract to Treat Childhood Seizures
    April Sintz is fighting to loosen marijuana laws for her 7-year-old epileptic son. She is one of hundreds of moms nationwide who have opened a new front in the drive to expand the drug’s legal use.While supplying pot to a child is bound to raise…
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  • Boston Whale Watching Boat Stranded at Sea All Night
    BOSTON — They weren't castaways, but like the tourists on Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expecting only a three-hour tour got much more after their boat was snagged by a mooring cable off Massachusetts and they were forced to spend a…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:33am -
  • Walk This Way: Smart Shoes Lead the Way for the Blind
    The days of burying one's nose in a phone trying to decipher directions could be over.Indian wearable tech startup Ducere Tech has created smart shoes called Lechal that can give the wearer directions without needing to look at a smartphone. Lechal…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:30am -
  • Booty-Shaking Retirees Recreate Pharrell's 'Happy' Video
    Finally, a "Happy" parody worth a bit of feet tapping.Sixty residents and staffers at the Diana Isaac Retirement Village in Christchurch, New Zealand pulled together their collective dance skills to create their own tribute to Pharrell's infectious…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:29am -
  • ManServants Startup Is Not a Joke and It's Not a Gigolo Service
    This guy is so handsome he turns heads and so chivalrous he acts as a human shield between you and life’s harsh realities. He doesn’t mind the silly pet names you call him, and he never complains about anything. The words, “As you wish,” fal…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:21am -
  • Sit Back and Enjoy These 6-Second Remakes of Classic Movies
    You know you've seen creativity at its finest when 120-minute movies are condensed into six-second segmentsLast week, we challenged our Vine community to recreate movies in short-form videos. Submissions ranged from comedies like Office Space and Do…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:08am -
  • George Zimmerman Is Now Guarding a Gun Store
    George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who was acquitted in the high-profile killing of teenager Trayvon Martin, is now working as a security officer in a gun and motorcycle store in Florida, according to a local police report.After midnig…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:48am -
  • Halfway to Iron Man: Hands On With the Myo Motion Control Armband
    Myo from Thalmic Labs is one of those smart and deceptively simple-looking inventions that has the potential to change the way we work and liveIt’s as easy to put on as a traditional armband, but is packed full of technology that lets it track bot…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:30am -
  • Asana Users: The iOS App You've Been Waiting for Is Finally Here
    Managing group projects can be overwhelming, particularly when you're dealing with a large team and need to make changes while in transit.Task manager Asana launched a redesigned iOS app Tuesday that makes it easier for teams to collaborate and help…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:30am -
  • 10 Weirdest Things Found in Outer Space
    It's easy to forget that there is an endless, unexplored space beyond our tiny planet Earth.This new video from All Time 10s is packed with tons of fun facts about outer space, touching on some the of strangest objects humans have discovered there…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:21am -
  • Prince Harry Takes the Throne as Most Regal Photobomber
    Like grandmother, like grandsonPrince Harry has arguably just dethroned his grandmother, the Queen of England, as the most regal photobomber in all the landSee also: 14 Extreme Selfies That Push Duck Face Off a CliffPost by Trevor Shailer.At the…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:19am -
  • Why Women Can't Get Enough of Turkey's Prime Minister
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — On a recent Friday evening, Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was met by hundreds of supporters at one of his first campaign events in Istanbul since announcing his bid to run for president.See also: Turkish Prime M…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • The Basketball World Cup: Who Team USA Should Bring to Spain
    Are you ready for the World Cup? It starts Aug. 30 in Spain! We speak of course, about the FIBA Basketball World Cup, a pseudo-clever rebranding of what was until this year known as the FIBA World Championship, a global hoops tournament held every f…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:56am -
  • Why Money and Inexperience Are Escalating Sexism at Startups
    It’s a story we’ve come to know well: A freewheeling, young startup founder captures the zeitgeist with a smart idea and attracts investors who are willing to stake him with millions of dollars. Then one day, his private views about gender and se…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:51am -
  • Peyton Manning Dancing to 'Rocky Top' Is Sweet as Soda Pop
    Before you read any further, put on your headphones and adjust the volume to a comfortable levelAll good? Now you can really appreciate the full awkwardness of Peyton Manning dancing to the musical stylings of The Osborne Brothers. The Denver Bronco…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:27am -
  • James Franco Teaches You How to Take the Perfect Selfie
    Actor, prankster, selfie connoisseur — James Franco is a man of many (questionable) talents. Franco appeared on The Tonight Show on Monday and revealed the secrets of selfie-snapping to Jimmy Fallon. The key is giving the "stone look." (We're no…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:05am -
  • Connie Britton and Geena Rocero Join the Social Good Summit
    Connie Britton, the famous actress from Nashville and Friday Night Lights, and Geena Rocero, a supermodel and transgender activist, are confirmed to speak at the 2014 Social Good Summit. At the event, world leaders, grassroots activists and global ci…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:01am -
  • For the New York Times, a Profit Shortfall
    It's the same old story for the New York Times: Digital subscriptions continue to rise, but not enough to offset falling revenues and earnings.Profit fell 21% to $55.7 million or $0.07 a share, versus the average analyst estimate of $0.085 in The Ne…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:52am -
  • Twitter Looks to Break Out of Its Earnings Slump
    A busy second quarter of 2014 will be overshadowed if Twitter is unable to convince investors that its user growth is back on the upswing when the company reports earnings on Tuesday afternoon.The social media company is set to release its report af…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:23am -
  • Fiery Skies and Black Clouds: Gaza's Long, Burning Night
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the fighting…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:14am -
  • At Least 22 Civilians Were Killed in Ukraine Today
    At least 22 civilians were killed on Tuesday as violence between government forces and pro-Russian separatists engulfs eastern UkraineThe use of unguided rockets has dramatically escalated the violence in the area in the weeks after Malaysia Airline…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 7:36am -
  • 20 Private Thoughts From the Backseat of an Uber Car
    At the end of an exhausting day, it's comforting to know that with just a few taps on your smartphone, a car will be on its way to pick you up and deliver you to your front door.Some of the best thinking gets done while seated in the back of an Uber…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 7:30am -
  • Feeling Successful Doesn't Require a Huge Salary, Study Finds
    How much money do you need in order to feel successful? Most people say it doesn't require an overflowing bank account, according to new research.Even though nearly two-thirds of workers aren't yet satisfied with their earnings, most think they can…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:45am -
  • 10 Heroic Women of World War I
    Strong, inspiring women can be found everywhere — including the front lines.It's been 100 years since the First World War, one of history's most fatal conflicts. In commemoration of the Great War's centenary, MyHeritage.com is highlighting the im…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:30am -
  • 12 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Resume Easier to Review
    There's some debate about how many seconds a recruiter spends looking over a resume, but we can all agree that it's not a lot. With such limited time to get important information across, anything you can do to make your resume easier to skim could…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:15am -
  • Save Battery Life With These 7 Lite Versions of Your Favorite Apps
    Apps help you stay connected and can improve your daily efficiency — that is, as long as they don't drain your phone's battery first.As apps become more sophisticated, they tend to become battery hogs, tooSocial media, email and other applications…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:04am -
  • The Benefits of a Test-Drive Before Making a Full-Time Hire
    As a small business owner, you don't have the time or resources to waste on a lengthy hiring process. When you think you've found the right person for the job, you'll likely want to get him or her on board as quickly as possible. But first impression…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:45am -
  • 17 Majestic Mountains That Take Your Breath Away
    There's so much beauty in the world, if you just look up — unless you're a city-dweller. You're probably going to just see a lot of scaffolding. Or if you're lucky, some pigeons pooping off a telephone wire.Skyscrapers aside, countless sights of b…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:30am -
  • Your Dream Job Doesn't Exist Yet. Here's How to Land It Anyway
    Waiting for the perfect position to pop up in your LinkedIn feed? Can’t find job descriptions that nail down your skills and goals in your daily search results? If you've been searching for your dream job and haven’t found it, it’s possible tha…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:15am -
  • 7 Things We'd Change About LinkedIn
    You didn't really think sending the recruiter at your dream company a Facebook message would work, right?That's why you have LinkedIn, the definitive online platform for networking and finding new career opportunities. The website has effectively co…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:07am -

TechCrunch Headlines

  • MobileIron Pops 7% After Reporting Bigger Than Expected Q2 Revenue Of $31.5M
     Today marks MobileIron’s first earnings report as a public company. In the second quarter, the mobile device management company had GAAP revenue of $31.5 million, a per-share loss of $0.66 on a GAAP basis, and $0.52 on a non-GAAP basis. The marke…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 3:26pm -
  • Yelp Swings To Profitability In Strong Q2 With $88.8M In Revenue, EPS Of $0.04
     Today after the bell Yelp reported its second-quarter financial performance, including revenue of $88.79 million, and a profit of $0.04 per share. The company had net income of $2.7 million in the period, up from a $878,000 loss in the year-ago qua…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 3:13pm -
  • AgileBits Shows Off 1Password Login Extension For iOS 8 Apps
     At WWDC last month, Apple finally announced that it was opening up Touch ID to all app developers. Now, AgileBits is showing how its 1Password app will combine Touch ID with iOS 8’s Extensions to let you securely log in to any app without having…
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 2:38pm -
  • This Little Box Turns Your Existing iPhone Charger Into A Portable Battery
     Does the world need another portable battery meant to charge your devices in a pinch? Probably not.But I dig the minimalism of this one. Instead of requiring you to carry around yet another thing, it turns your existing iPhone wall charger into a…
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 2:34pm -
  • Why OKCupid’s Experiments Aren’t The Same As Facebook’s

    - 9 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 2:10pm -
  • Hilton Hotels Now Lets Your Choose Your Room With Your Phone
     Hilton Hotels is taking a page out of the airline playbook, giving users more control over the experience through their smartphone. The hotel chain has recently introduced a way for users to choose their room on their smartphone, and promises to ro…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 2:01pm -
  • Google Analytics Can Now Exclude Traffic From Known Bots And Spiders
     Google made a small but important update to Google Analytics today that finally makes it easy to exclude bots and spiders from your user stats. That kind of traffic from search engines and other web spiders can easily skew your data in Google Analy…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 1:55pm -
  • Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations With Coinbase
     Wikipedia, the decentralized community-powered encyclopedia, is now accepting donations in bitcoin, the decentralized community-powered cryptocurrency. The Wikimedia Foundation partnered with Coinbase to process the donations. Also new today, Coinb…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 1:13pm -
  • Credit Karma Rolls Out Free Weekly Credit Reports (Yes Really)
     Online credit monitoring startup Credit Karma is rolling out free credit reports. And no, it’s not a scam. Over the years, consumers have been burned by websites offering “free” credit reports which had more than a few strings attached. Af…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 1:07pm -
  • Net Neutrality Comments To The FCC Slow To A Crawl
     Comments submitted to the FCC regarding its notice of proposed rule-making on the net neutrality issue totaled 1,101,729 as of yesterday afternoon. An impressive number, but also a nearly unchanged figure.On July 18, the final day of the first per…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 12:48pm -

Latest Infographics

  • Tiger Farming: Trading in Extinction [Infographic] - Business 2 Community
    Tiger Farming: Trading in Extinction [Infographic]Business 2 CommunityIt was International Tiger Day yesterday so the people at the United Kingdom animal welfare charity called the Born Free Foundation launched an infographic to make people aware of…
    - 59 mins ago, 30 Jul 14, 10:36pm -
  • The Iliad's Best Murders And Murderers, In One Amazing Infographic - io9
    The Iliad's Best Murders And Murderers, In One Amazing Infographicio9When it comes to graphic violence, modern movies don't have crap on The Iliad. In an amazing infographic, Greek Myth Comix's Laura Jenkinson aptly shows the number of brutal deaths…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 3:49pm -
  • Use Infographics To Improve Communication With Staff - Investor's Business Daily
    Use Infographics To Improve Communication With StaffInvestor's Business DailyInfographics make dry material easier to absorb, she said: "People can pick through and choose the information that is most interesting and relevant to them. You don't neces…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 12:37pm -
  • Infographic: A guide to crowdfunding - Upstart
    Infographic: A guide to crowdfundingUpstartThe UpTake: If you're thinking about getting into crowdfunding, do your research. This infographic provides insight into how to get started, and a look at the different platforms. L ike other parts of the st…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 12:18pm -
  • Infographic: Ebola By the Numbers - TIME
    Infographic: Ebola By the NumbersTIMEThe number of Ebola cases have continued to climb this week in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and now a recent victim in Nigeria. Here's everything you want to know about the disease. Sources: WHO, CDC, Mayo Clini…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 11:16am -
  • Infographic: Only 8 Percent of Sci-Fi Films Feature Protagonists of Color - ColorLines magazine
    Infographic: Only 8 Percent of Sci-Fi Films Feature Protagonists of ColorColorLines magazineA new infographic form Lee & Low Books details just how lacking fantasy films are in the diversity department: only 14 percent of movies feature a female prot…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 10:48am -
  • Top 10 high risk professions [Infographic] - LifeHealthPro
    LifeHealthProTop 10 high risk professions [Infographic]LifeHealthProAccording to an infographic provided by Easy Life Cover, an insurance company based in Ireland, fishermen and fishing workers, like those on Deadliest Catch, perform the second deadl…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 6:45am -
  • What's The Current State Of The American Dream? (Infographic) - Fast Company
    What's The Current State Of The American Dream? (Infographic)Fast CompanyA recent study shows we're less hopeful about achieving the "American Dream," but that the dream itself is shifting into something new. By Samantha Cole. What do we consider “…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 4:52am -
  • How Europe's ATV Space Cargo Ship Works (Infographic) - Space.com
    How Europe's ATV Space Cargo Ship Works (Infographic)Space.comThe European Space Agency's Autonomous Transfer Vehicle (ATV) is an automatically piloted robot cargo craft that supplies the International Space Station. Launched from the Guiana Space Ce…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 7:21pm -
  • The Five Best Places In The World To Start A Company (Infographic) - Fast Company
    The Five Best Places In The World To Start A Company (Infographic)Fast CompanyThe Five Best Places In The World To Start A Company (Infographic). Which country has the lowest tax rates? The highest graduation rates? The most stable economy? By Rachel…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:51am -

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  • Cortana Expands To Other Markets, Becomes “Xiao Na” In China

    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 4:04pm -
  • SearchCap: Expedia A Google Hotel, Google Penguin Is Punitive & Right To Be Forgotten Condemed
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: UK House Of Lords Condemns Right To Be Forgotten The House of Lords in the UK has little power in government or p…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • UK House Of Lords Condemns Right To Be Forgotten
    The House of Lords in the UK has little power in government or policy making except at the margins. Similarly, the British upper house’s recent condemnation of the European Right to Be Forgotten (RTBF) will have little practical impact in the UK or…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 9:58am -
  • Expedia Becomes A New York City Hotel After Google’s Pigeon Local Update
    On June 24, 2014, Google released a major local search algorithm update, we named Pigeon. Google told us the new algorithm will lead to a more useful and relevant experience for searchers seeking local results. But like with any new algorithm launch,…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 9:04am -
  • Penguin: Google’s Punitive Algorithm – And A Call To Google To Fix It
    For many years, a staple of my discussions with people who had been penalized by Google was the following advice: “Don’t worry — at Google, there is a culture of letting you repent of your sins and then be forgiven.” Even if you had made some…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 8:09am -
  • SearchCap: Bing Safety, Yandex Earnings & Bing Ads New Look
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Bing Ads Is Getting A Slick New Look That Will Feel Familiar Bing is unveiling a new look that will start showing…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:03pm -
  • SPONSOR MESSAGE: Content Marketing & Link Building Together
    Join us Tuesday, August 5th at 1:00 EDT (10:00 PDT) to hear Jon Ball, Page One Power’s co-founder and CEO, discuss content marketing and its impact on link building. Attendees will learn why links are still relevant and how link building and conten…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Bing Ads Is Getting A Slick New Look That Will Feel Familiar
    Bing is unveiling a new look that will start showing up in the web interface next week. The new design makes trend graphs immediately visible, has simplified navigation and generally looks a lot like Google AdWords. That’s by design, of course. The…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:18am -
  • Spanish Law To Force Google To Index And Pay For Local News
    There’s a basic feeling among traditional news publishers throughout Europe, and among some in the U.S., that Google has benefited enormously from their content but failed to offer anything in return. Furthermore, many publishers see Google as dire…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:44am -
  • Ratings Come To Google Product Listing Ads In The U.S.
    Spotted in a test back in May, product ratings and reviews are officially rolling out on Google Product Listing Ads as of today — just weeks ahead of the full transition to Shopping Campaigns. Available in the U.S. only for now, consumers will begi…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:32am -

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  • What Are Youths’ Biggest Clothing Style and Brand Decision Influencers?
    Clothing is one of teens’ top spending categories, per recent research from Piper Jaffray – but what influences their style and brand decisions when it comes to clothing and accessories? A recent survey commissioned by Forest City and conducted b…
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  • How Millionaire Investors Are Using Social Media
    Roughly three-quarters of Millionaire investors (with $1-5 million in net worth, not including primary residence) report using social media platforms, with Facebook (57%) the most commonly-used, according to [download page] a Spectrem Group study. Li…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 8:23am -
  • Revised Global Ad Spend Growth Forecast for 2014, by Medium
    Source: Warc Notes: Global ad spending (estimated based on 13 markets) is expected grow by 5.8% this year, represented an upward revision of 0.6% points from Warc’s January forecast, with the US hewing close to the average with 5.5% growth. Warc pr…
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  • News Consumption on Large Tablets in Q1, by Age and Gender
    Source: Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute Notes: Slightly more than 6 in 10 large tablet owners reported using their devices to get news stories or other content provided by news organizations in the week prior to the survey, with this behavior…
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  • Top 10 at Domestic Film Box Office, Weekend of Jul. 25-27, 2014
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  • What Users Value in the Website Experience (Hint: Performance)
    When it comes to a great website experience, internet users consider performance more important than fresh content, consistent experiences across mobile and desktop, and personalized content, finds Limelight Networks in a study entitled “The State…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:29am -
  • “Upscale” Gen Xers and Baby Boomers Compared
    The Shullman Research Center has released a new report, this time focusing on the Gen X (34-48) generation. Having already released their report on Baby Boomers early this month, the new study provides an opportunity to compare and contrast the atti…
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  • Which Brands Have the Best Buzz Among Millennials?
    Source: YouGov Notes: Google tops the buzz rankings for the first half of this year among US Millennials; research released late last year also found Google to be Millennials’ “most-loved” brand. Nike, Amazon.com, YouTube and Apple round out th…
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  • US Android Smartphone Users’ App Activity, by Time of Day
    Source: Strategy Analytics Notes: Some 39% of Android smartphone users’ daily application activity takes place between the hours of 5PM and midnight, per data from Strategy Analytics’ AppOptix platform. The analysis suggests that app engagement t…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:55am -
  • Q2 E-Commerce Trends: Mobile Traffic Grows; Paid Search Remains Valuable
    Smartphone traffic to online merchants continues to grow, but tablet traffic remains more valuable, according to the latest quarterly performance index from MarketLive, providing further support to the notion that smartphones are for research, tablet…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 9:40am -
  • Loyalty Programs: Which Incentives Do Users Find Attractive?
    US loyalty program users are considerably more likely to participate in loyalty programs to save money than to receive rewards, finds a survey conducted by TechnologyAdvice. Of the options listed, almost 6 in 10 respondents chose “saving money” a…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:41am -
  • The 10 National Brands With the Best Local Digital Marketing
    Source: Placeable Notes: From a pool of 280 national brands, Meineke emerges as the one with the best local digital marketing, based on Placeable’s new assessment that measures brands across 4 quality dimensions: Visibility (site effectiveness and…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:58am -
  • Primary Binge-Viewing Sources, Among US Households
    Source: Centris Marketing Science Notes: Some 44% of US households surveyed during Q1 2014 said they binge-view TV shows (defined as watching 3 or more episodes of a TV show in one day), with 17% using more than one method. DVR (28%) emerges as the m…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:39am -
  • Who’s Using Digital Wallets?
    While more than 8 in 10 US adult smartphone users are aware of digital wallets, only about one-third have used one, according to a new study [download page] from Thrive Analytics. Results from the survey indicate that roughly 8 in 10 digital wallet…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 9:30am -
  • Consumer Spending Trends: Deal-Seeking Behavior Prevalent
    Consumers are more likely to be found shopping around for deals than making impulse purchases and going shopping just for fun, details Gallup in newly-released survey results. Some 83% of respondents reported having purchased generic or store brand g…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 8:15am -
  • US Marketing Research Industry Seeing Pre-Recession Levels of Activity
    Source: Marketing Research Association Notes: Business activity in the US marketing research industry just turned in “the most positive 12 month period in the history” of the MRA’s report, which dates to the 4th quarter of 2007. The Research In…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 7:39am -
  • Top Retail Websites’ Load Times Still Slowing
    Source: Radware [download page] Notes: The median load time for home pages of the top 100 US retail websites (as ranked by Alexa) has slowed yet again on a year-over-year basis, increasing from 7.2 seconds in Summer 2013 to 10.7 seconds in Summer 201…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 6:56am -
  • What Are Personalization’s Biggest Challenges and Opportunities?
    Personalization is an area of growing importance, recently found to be US digital marketers’ most important future area. Yet research indicates that marketers continue to struggle with it, and many industry respondents have trouble linking data to…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:25am -
  • The Best Times to Prospect to IT Executives
    It takes a substantial amount of persistence to get a qualified appointment with an IT executive, details a study by LeadJen [download page] of lead generation campaigns targeting lists of IT executives over a three-year period from 2011 through 2013…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:30am -
  • Broadband Users’ Mobile Video App Use, by Age Group
    Source: The Diffusion Group (TDG) Notes: Not surprisingly, late Millennials (18-24) are the most likely to be using a mobile video application at least once a month, with 63% reporting doing so, per TDG’s research. A majority in the 25-34 (56%) and…
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  • Facebook in Q2: Mobile Accounts For 62% of Ad Revenues; 81% of MAUs
    Source: Facebook [pdf] Notes: Facebook’s advertising revenues grew by 67% year-over-year in Q2 to almost $2.7 billion, of which mobile comprised 62%, up from 41% share a year ago. Some 63% of Facebook’s more than 1.3 billion monthly active users…
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  • Consumers: Email Marketing Success Depends on Brand Trust, Relevance
    Consumers only have 4-5 brands that they always open emails from, details Silverpop [download page] in a study based on a survey of close to 4,000 consumers in the US, UK and Germany. With respondents averaging online purchases from only 3 brands eve…
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  • How CMOs and CIOs Feel About Collaboration
    Last year, 44% of global CMOs surveyed by Accenture felt that there was no need for alignment with CIOs. This year’s Accenture study of the CMO-CIO relationship finds a rapprochement of sorts, with 83% of IT executives feeling a need to align and i…
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  • Social Media Sites Ranked by User Satisfaction
    Source: American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) [download page] Notes: Customer satisfaction with social media websites improved by 3 points year-over-year to an average score of 71 on the ACSI’s 100-point scale, which nevertheless ranks 4th-lo…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 7:40am -
  • Global B2C E-Commerce Sales Forecast to Grow by 19.3% This Year
    Source: eMarketer Notes: B2C e-commerce sales will grow by 19.3% this year to reach $1.47 trillion, per eMarketer’s estimates. Growth rates will slow beginning next year through the end of the forecast period (2018), for an overall compound annual…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 6:54am -

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  • What Snowpiercer’s Video-on-Demand Success Means for Indie Films
    In an unprecedented turn of events, the indie sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer's video-on-demand releasing bringing in almost as much money as its theatrical run. Should other films follow suit?
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 5:57pm -
  • Buying Madbits, Twitter Wants Image-Search Super Powers
    To understand why Twitter just bought an artificial intelligence company called Madbits, it helps to watch a video where a modern day computer learns to play a 35-year-old video game. Captured at a conference in Paris this spring, the video (see abov…
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    Here's today's AdExchanger.com news round-up... Want it by email? Sign-up here. Embracing Automation More than 98% of online publishers in the US are taking a data-driven, programmatic approach to audience engagement, according to a new Winterberry G…
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  • Salesforce Integrates More Of ExactTarget, But Paid Media Still A Hobby
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TEDTalks - The Ultimate Source for Inspiration

If you were raised to hate, would you choose tolerance? (Book trailer)
If you were raised to hate, would you choose tolerance? (Book trailer)"Everyone has a choice. Even if you're trained to hate, you can choose tolerance. You can choose empathy." An astonishing true story of an American boy train...From:TEDViews…
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David Kwong: Two nerdy obsessions meet — and it's magic
David Kwong: Two nerdy obsessions meet — and it's magicDavid Kwong is a magician who makes crossword puzzles — in other words, a pretty nerdy guy. And for his next trick ... TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of t...From:TEDViews:81220…
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Ge Wang: The DIY orchestra of the future
Ge Wang: The DIY orchestra of the futureGe Wang makes computer music, but it isn't all about coded bleeps and blips. With the Stanford Laptop Orchestra, he creates new instruments out of unexpected...From:TEDViews:50900 1504ratingsTime…
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Ze Frank: Are you human?
Ze Frank: Are you human?Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being? Ze Frank suggests a series of simple questions that will determine this. Please relax and follow the prompts. Let...From:TEDViews:245983 4866ratingsTime:04:35More in…
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Nikolai Begg: A tool to fix one of the most dangerous moments in surgery
Nikolai Begg: A tool to fix one of the most dangerous moments in surgerySurgeons are required every day to puncture human skin before procedures — with the risk of damaging what's on the other side. In a fascinating talk, find ou...From:TEDV…
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Karima Bennoune: The side of terrorism that doesn't make headlines
Karima Bennoune: The side of terrorism that doesn't make headlinesKarima Bennoune shares four powerful stories of real people fighting against fundamentalism in their own communities — refusing to allow the faith they love ...From:TEDViews:…
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George Takei: Why I love a country that once betrayed me
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Heather Barnett: What humans can learn from semi-intelligent slime
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Lorrie Faith Cranor: What's wrong with your pa$$w0rd?
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Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist"
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Billy Collins: Two poems about what dogs think (probably)
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Shaka Senghor: Why your worst deeds don't define you
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7 Lessons from Randy Gage on How He Made $10 Million
7 Lessons from Randy Gage on How He Made $10 Millionhttp://www.randygage.com/10million/From:Prosperity TVViews:4575 49ratingsTime:01:23More inNonprofits & Activism
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Victim or Victor?
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The Prosperity Decision
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How Much is Enough?
How Much is Enough?http://www.randygage.com/ 'How much is enough' is really a pejorative question and one that keeps you from reaching your true abundance. Watch this show to f...From:Prosperity TVViews:3466 102ratingsTime:03:58More…
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What are You Taking for Granted?
What are You Taking for Granted?http://www.randygage.com/ 'What are You Taking for Granted?' Human nature is we take things - and people - for granted. But a big part of prosperity is how y...From:Prosperity TVViews:2845 70ratingsTime:…
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Hope vs. Belief
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