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  • Judah Vs. The Machines: The race for prowess against a toy car
     In the latest installment of Judah vs The Machines, Judah ventures down to Anki, a company combining augmented reality and artificial intelligence to entertain fans of racing games. Anki utilizes smartphone cameras and a dedicated app to recreate t…
    - 10 mins ago, 27 May 17, 12:00pm -
  • Silicon Valley law firm Gunderson Dettmer’s legal advice for Pied Piper
     Gunderson Dettmer is the law firm a good majority of tech startups turn to in the Valley for fundings, mergers, licensing and other deals and it’s been in the business of offering tech companies everyday legal advice to everyone from Oracle t…
    - 45 mins ago, 27 May 17, 11:25am -
  • Could the UK be about to break end-to-end encryption?
     Once again there are indications the UK government intends to use the law to lean on encryption. A report in The Sun this week quoted a Conservative minister saying that should the government be re-elected, which polls suggest it will, it will move…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 May 17, 11:00am -
  • Drones aren’t having their mainstream moment yet
     Write about technology for any amount of time, you’ll get run through the hype wringer. It’s impossible to avoid. After all, it’s the excitement of new technologies that drew so many of us to this field in the first place. And when DJI debuts…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 May 17, 10:07am -
  • Chaos as global IT failure takes out all British Airways flights out of London
     British Airways has a problem. It’s new IT system has completely crashed five times inside a year, and today it added a sixth global crash to the roster. All flights from Heathrow and Gatwick have been cancelled until at least 6pm in London tonig…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 May 17, 9:31am -
  • Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down
    Sprig is shutting down, Sergey Brin is building a giant airship, Nielsen’s latest data show a ton of people still watch content on TV and bitcoin experiences an outage from all the bitcoin ups and downs. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
    - 14 hours ago, 26 May 17, 10:00pm -
  • Reid Hoffman, Bill Gates, Sam Altman invest $30 million in Change.org
     LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman announced today that he’s making a big bet on Change.org, the site for social justice petitions. Hoffman is leading a $30 million round, with other investors including big names like Bill Gates and Y Combinator p…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 May 17, 8:34pm -
  • Google has reportedly launched a new AI-focused venture capital program
     Google has launched a new venture capital program focused on artificial intelligence, Axios is reporting. Google declined to comment on the report, which states that the initiative will be led by longtime Google VP of engineering Anna Patterson and…
    - 19 hours ago, 26 May 17, 5:31pm -
  • The 18 most memorable quotes of Disrupt New York 2017
     TechCrunch Disrupt NY was one of the best yet, and we had a lineup of fascinating speakers discussing everything from CRISPR to online media. Here are a few of the highlights. Read More
    - 19 hours ago, 26 May 17, 4:51pm -
  • Weekly Roundup: DJI’s Spark drone, Mark Zuckerberg addresses Harvard
     This week, DJI announced a brand new drone, Mark Zuckerberg delivered the Harvard commencement speech and Airbnb’s internal data science program was announced. These are the top stories of the week. This post is also a newsletter, so you can sign…
    - 21 hours ago, 26 May 17, 3:36pm -
  • This robot arm’s AI thinks like we do about how to grab something
     Robots are great at doing things they’ve been shown how to do, but when presented with a novel problem, such as an unfamiliar shape that needs to be gripped, they tend to choke. AI is helping there in the form of systems like Dex-Net, which uses…
    - 22 hours ago, 26 May 17, 2:09pm -
  • Roborace autonomous car takes a lap in Paris
     At the Formula E Paris ePrix over the weekend, the driverless Roborace navigated a lap of the 1.9 km course all by itself — all 14 turns. Read More
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 12:09pm -
  • KidPass raises $5.1 million for its children’s activity subscription service
     KidPass, a monthly membership program that gives parents access to a variety of kid-friendly activities across their city, has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding, the startup reported this week. Currently live in New York, the new funds will a…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 12:04pm -
  • On-demand food startup Sprig is shutting down today
     The on-demand food business is tough, especially if you’re trying to handle all elements of the experience, like sourcing the food, cooking the food and delivering it. It’s a lot. That said, Sprig, the startup that makes and delivers its own fo…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 11:51am -
  • UK wants G7 to take collective action on online extremism
     The UK Prime Minister is using the annual G7 summit of seven of the world’s major industrialized democracies to push for more to be done about online extremism, including co-ordinating on ways to force social media platforms to be more pro-active…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 11:39am -
  • The Marc Newson Hourglass For Hodinkee shows us time is a nanoball
     “Can anyone tell me what this is?” the teacher asked. Outside the rust rains had come again and the building reacted by assembling a nano sphere shield. They would be inside until it stopped. None of the children were old enough for the skin ad…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 11:17am -
  • Sergey Brin’s giant airship will be world’s largest, serve humanitarian role
     Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building a massive airship, we learned in April, and now The Guardian reports some additional details about the purpose and nature of the project. It’ll be used both as a private luxury air yacht for Brin and his…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 11:15am -
  • Insurance startup Quilt adds life insurance to its portfolio of products
     The startup insurance application processor Quilt has added a life insurance product to its portfolio and has begun pitching its digital enrollment in 37 states across the country.In partnership with Generation Life (a 50-year-old insurance compa…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 11:06am -
  • Pickle is a TaskRabbit-style app for Generation Z
     Share economy startups which allow someone to ‘share’ their labour or skills have proliferated over the last few years. Even simple ‘share your skills’ communities with no commercial model have appeared such as Impossible. Now these compani…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 11:05am -
  • For one new fund, the question isn’t which corporate backer, but why not 10?
     Engage Ventures is a new, Atlanta-based accelerator fund for early-stage deals. It isn’t managing a ton of money — it just closed on $15 million for its debut effort — but it does have some interesting financial backers. Read More
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 10:59am -

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Hacker News

  • Brood Awakening: 17-Year Cicadas Emerge 4 Years
    Article URL: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/brood-awakening-17-year-cicadas-emerge-4-years-early/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_BIO_NEWS&sf82100071=1Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14430871Points: 1# Comments: 0
    - 6 mins ago, 27 May 17, 12:04pm -
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics and Their Impact on the Workplace [pdf]
    Article URL: http://workplaceinsight.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/AI-and-Robotics-IBA-GEI-April-2017.pdfComments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14430854Points: 1# Comments: 0
    - 9 mins ago, 27 May 17, 12:01pm -
  • Why changes in Phoenix 1.3 are so important?
    Article URL: https://medium.com/wemake-services/why-changes-in-phoenix-1-3-are-so-important-2d50c9bdabb9Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14430841Points: 1# Comments: 0
    - 12 mins ago, 27 May 17, 11:58am -
  • Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin
    Article URL: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/russian-ambassador-told-moscow-that-kushner-wanted-secret-communications-channel-with-kremlin/2017/05/26/520a14b4-422d-11e7-9869-bac8b446820a_story.htmlComments URL: https://news.yco…
    - 12 mins ago, 27 May 17, 11:58am -
  • ChitChat Hustle With Darian Rosebrook
    Article URL: https://sideprojectlauncher.com/2017/05/27/chitchat-hustle-with-darian-rosebrook/Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14430819Points: 1# Comments: 0
    - 18 mins ago, 27 May 17, 11:52am -

Mashable Tech

Search Engine Land Headlines

  • SearchCap: Search trademark issues & search pictures
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Search trademark issues & search pictures appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for…
    - 21 hours ago, 26 May 17, 3:01pm -
  • Initial Interest Confusion rears its ugly head once more in trademark infringement case
    Columnist Chris Silver Smith details recent trademark infringement cases in which site search results pages caused legal issues for retailer sites. E-commerce businesses should take notice!The post Initial Interest Confusion rears its ugly head onc…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 11:02am -
  • Search in Pics: Google drum set, a deep blue room & Google sneakers
    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more. Google deep blue meeting room:…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 8:45am -
  • SearchCap: Google link warning, in-store sales & more SEM
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Google link warning, in-store sales & more SEM appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 3:00pm -
  • Google warns against misusing links in syndication & large-scale article campaigns
    If the primary purpose of distributing content is to gain links, both authors and publishers risk a Google penalty.The post Google warns against misusing links in syndication & large-scale article campaigns appeared first on Search Engine Land.Pl…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 12:24pm -
  • How to compare paid search and organic search without sounding foolish
    Which search channel is better: paid or organic? Columnist Andy Taylor argues that there is no simple answer to this question, despite what some practitioners may want to believe.The post How to compare paid search and organic search without soundi…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 10:16am -
  • New Quality Score metrics: What matters most, and how to improve your ads
    Looking for ways to gain an advantage in paid search? Columnist Kevin Lee has some ideas to increase Quality Score metrics and surpass your competitors.The post New Quality Score metrics: What matters most, and how to improve your ads appeared firs…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 9:05am -
  • Micro-wins: The true secret to AdWords success
    The PPC world is rife with stories of quick wins, hacks and tricks that lead to big gains in paid search performance -- but columnist Jacob Baadsgaard notes that the best results with AdWords accounts are often the result of many smaller wins over ti…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 8:34am -
  • Google expands offline attribution and launches in-store sales measurement
    Google is beefing up offline analytics with more store visitation and sales data.The post Google expands offline attribution and launches in-store sales measurement appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the full…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 10:11pm -
  • Mobile Marketing vs. In-Store Sales: Help! What’s the Correlation?
    Today’s consumers research products on the go, using their smartphones to find and choose at which nearby business to make a purchase or eat a meal. Most visit the store they select on the same day. Yet most marketers can’t – or don’t – opt…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 5:57pm -

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Marketing Charts Headlines

  • Brands’ Use of Slang on Social Media is Annoying, Consumers Say
    Consumers seem to have fairly clear ideas about brand personalities on social media, and the use of slang isn’t… woke. In a new study from Sprout Social, roughly 1,000 US social media users weighed in on brand personalities, with most feeling tha…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 9:30am -
  • US Millennial Affluents Expect Double-Digit Increase in Discretionary Spending
    Affluent Millennials are far outpacing their generational counterparts in discretionary spending growth, reports YouGov’s Affluent Perspective 2017 Global Study. Affluents in other age brackets, such as Gen Xers and Baby Boomers, plan to spend les…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 9:00am -
  • Traditional Media Still the Best Way to Reach Boomers, Advertisers Believe
    TV is, by a large margin, the best way to reach Boomers (born before 1965), according to marketers and agency professionals responding to an Advertiser Perceptions survey. Presented with 10 media categories and asked to identify the best one for rea…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 9:30am -
  • IT Decision-Makers Say They Notice Ads While Watching Video, Shopping Online
    Some 61% of IT decision-makers have an ad blocker installed on at least one of their devices, according to a Yahoo survey. The desktop (50%) – the device in which they spend most of their time – is the most common one on which they’ve installed…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 9:00am -
  • Demand-Side “Tech Tax” Takes 28 Cents From An Advertiser’s Programmatic Dollar, ANA Says
    In what it says is an attempt to establish some “accountability and transparency in programmatic media,” the ANA has released a report [download page] in which it estimates how the flow of spending from advertisers moves through the supply chain…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 9:30am -
  • Pay-TV Customer Satisfaction Back Down to the Industry Cellar
    Customer satisfaction with pay-TV companies has dropped this year, finds a new report [download page] from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). The index for subscription TV services fell to 64 on the ACSI’s 100-point scale, tied wit…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 9:00am -
  • Amazon Echo & Commerce: 1 in 10 Using Their Smart Speakers to Order Products
    Various analysts and experts are talking about the future of Amazon Echo as a commerce vehicle and Alexa’s potentially disruptive force in retail and for brands. But where do we stand now? New research from comScore [download page] shows that shopp…
    - 4 days ago, 23 May 17, 9:30am -
  • Here Are Americans’ Top Financial Concerns
    American adults’ biggest financial worry is the inability to pay the medical costs in the event of a serious illness or accident, reports Gallup in new survey data. A majority (54%) of the more than 1,000 US adults surveyed said they’re either ve…
    - 4 days ago, 23 May 17, 9:00am -
  • Inbound Marketing Prioritizes SEO as Traffic Generation Proves Challenging
    Proving ROI has long been a top challenge for marketers. But marketers participating in HubSpot’s latest annual State of Inbound report [download page] have bigger fish to fry: generating traffic and leads. In fact, growing traffic is not only a bi…
    - 5 days ago, 22 May 17, 10:30am -
  • 1 in Every 6 Retail Dollars Spent Online Goes to Apparel & Accessories
    Apparel & Accessories in 2016 consolidated its position as the top e-commerce product category, and new data from comScore [download page] shows how it has slowly gained a progressively larger share of online retail dollars in the last few years,…
    - 5 days ago, 22 May 17, 10:00am -
  • 6 in 10 Interested in Virtual Reality Presentations When Researching Vehicles
    Roughly 6 in 10 consumers surveyed across 8 countries say that besides traditional methods of research, they’d like to use Virtual Reality presentations when searching for information about vehicles. That’s according to Capgemini’s Cars Online…
    - 5 days ago, 22 May 17, 9:30am -
  • Security Breach Would Cause Many Youth to Lose Faith in A Company
    Among the several implications of a security breach is customer loyalty. So how do so-called “digital natives” feel about breaches, having grown up in a world where they are increasingly commonplace? New research [pdf] carried out by Forrester Co…
    - 5 days ago, 22 May 17, 9:00am -
  • Top 10 Marketing Charts of the Month – April 2017
    This month’s quick-hit set of top charts includes the following topics: traditional TV viewing trends and live vs. OTT viewing; Netflix vs. cable-TV subscriber count; biggest video ad challenges; youths’ purchase influencers; teens’ top social…
    - 8 days ago, 19 May 17, 9:30am -
  • When Boomers Buy Alcohol, They Typically Have A Specific Brand in Mind
    While roughly three-quarters of Boomers (76%) and Millennials (73%) plan their alcohol purchases ahead of time, some 18% of Boomers (vs. 11% of Millennials) buy impulsively and 16% of Millennials (vs. 7% of Boomers) say they’re reminded while sh…
    - 8 days ago, 19 May 17, 9:00am -
  • Most Americans Still Prefer Saving to Spending
    Some 59% of Americans say they prefer saving money to spending money, compared with 38% who favor spending, according to the latest Gallup survey on financial habits, fielded among 1,019 adults. This represents a 6-point drop in the share of savers…
    - 9 days ago, 18 May 17, 9:30am -
  • Consumers Say They’re Most Likely to Make Aspirational Purchases in Apparel and Tech
    While quality may be key to loyalty, consumers also are very focused on prices when making retail purchase decisions, according to a survey of 1,000 adults from Ask Your Target Market (AYTM). In an environment where consumers prefer to save rather th…
    - 9 days ago, 18 May 17, 9:00am -
  • Email in Q1: Consumers Engage on Friday, Convert on Saturday
    Consumers aren’t turning away from marketing emails, says Yes Lifecycle Marketing [download page], noting that in Q1 new subscribers featured more prominently in marketers’ databases than in the year-earlier period. But it’s not all roses: whil…
    - 10 days ago, 17 May 17, 9:30am -
  • AM/FM Radio Listeners Mostly Undeterred by On-Demand, Streaming Options
    More than 9 in 10 radio listeners listen to local AM/FM radio stations for at least an hour per day, and that amount of time may be going up rather than down, according to the latest annual TechSurvey report [download page] from Jacobs Media. Indeed,…
    - 10 days ago, 17 May 17, 9:00am -
  • How Are B2B Firms Measuring Account-Based Marketing?
    Account-based marketing has seen a surge in popularity of late, and B2B marketers are reporting increasing effectiveness of the tactics they’re using. But how are they measuring success? A new study [download page] from Demand Gen Report provides s…
    - 11 days ago, 16 May 17, 9:30am -
  • Social Now Seen As Top Distribution Platform for Digital Video Campaigns
    The pendulum seems to be swinging towards social platforms as the most important partners for digital video campaigns, according to a Trusted Media Brands Inc. (TMBI) survey. Some two-thirds (68%) of marketers and advertisers involved in digital and…
    - 11 days ago, 16 May 17, 9:00am -
  • So How Many Millennials Are There in the US, Anyway? (Updated)
    Marketers focus a lot of energy on Millennials. Their lives are deconstructed on many different levels, from their media habits to their investment priorities. Those analyses are all helpful in their own right, but –  stepping back to the big pict…
    - 12 days ago, 15 May 17, 10:01am -
  • B2B Marketers Keep the Focus on Content
    There’s no content fatigue setting in among B2B marketers, according to the 2017 Digital Trends in B2B [download page] report from Econsultancy and Adobe. Not only is content marketing by far the top digital priority for B2B marketers this year, bu…
    - 12 days ago, 15 May 17, 10:00am -
  • Local Programming A Key Differentiator for Pay-TV
    While the cord-cutting trend continues, many consumers are reluctant to completely eliminate pay-TV, with local channels (55%) cited as a key strength that isn’t available on OTT services such as Netflix, per Hub Entertainment Research.
    - 12 days ago, 15 May 17, 9:30am -
  • Retail Brand Equity: Millennials More Favorable Than Boomers
    The Harris Poll recently released its 29th annual EquiTrend Study, and newly-released analysis based on the research indicates that Millennials award higher brand equity than Boomers to most retail categories. The brand equity ratings – based on fa…
    - 12 days ago, 15 May 17, 9:00am -
  • These Charts Show How Facebook’s Ad Revenue Growth is Far Outpacing its Audience Growth
    We recently reported on Facebook’s growing average revenue per user (ARPU), which Ampere Analysis notes has increased sixfold in the US between 2012 and 2016 (to almost $20). We decided to take a look at Facebook’s earnings reports from another p…
    - 15 days ago, 12 May 17, 9:30am -

Marketing Land

  • Marketing Day: Google ad measurements, link warnings & StepsAway
    Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.Please visit Marketing Land for the full article.
    - 21 hours ago, 26 May 17, 3:03pm -
  • Micro-wins: The true secret to AdWords success
    The PPC world is rife with stories of quick wins, hacks and tricks that lead to big gains in paid search performance -- but columnist Jacob Baadsgaard notes that the best results with AdWords accounts are often the result of many smaller wins over ti…
    - 22 hours ago, 26 May 17, 2:03pm -

Wired Top Stories

  • 7 Decades of Ferrari F1 Evolution in One Bellissimo GIF
    The key to staying relevant in F1 is to never stop evolving. The post 7 Decades of Ferrari F1 Evolution in One Bellissimo GIF appeared first on WIRED.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 May 17, 9:00am -
  • Security News This Week: Bug Bounties Pay But Piracy Doesn’t
    Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Bug Bounties Pay But Piracy Doesn't appeared first on WIRED.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 May 17, 8:00am -
  • Why Are Colleges So Hostile to Fantasy Writers?
    College English departments aren't often havens for genre fiction. But some fantasy writers are starting to change that. The post Why Are Colleges So Hostile to Fantasy Writers? appeared first on WIRED.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 May 17, 8:00am -
  • Take a Load Off With These 6 Swanky Camping Hammocks
    Looking for a free-floating, ultralight shelter on the go? We've got you. The post Take a Load Off With These 6 Swanky Camping Hammocks appeared first on WIRED.
    - 5 hours ago, 27 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Space Photos of the Week: Jupiter, Is That You?!
    Jupiter's full of angry cyclones, it's summer solstice on Saturn, and there's a monstrous supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. The post Space Photos of the Week: Jupiter, Is That You?! appeared first on WIRED.
    - 6 hours ago, 27 May 17, 6:00am -
  • Ecologists Are Drowning in Sea of Data. These Tools Could Help
    To assess the ocean's health, ecology's "rugged individualists" learned to get with the big data program. The post Ecologists Are Drowning in Sea of Data. These Tools Could Help appeared first on WIRED.
    - 6 hours ago, 27 May 17, 6:00am -
  • Meet the Nerds Coding Their Way Through the Afghanistan War
    Inside the Defense Digital Service's mission to Afghanistan. Their mission? Make the tech tools used by the US military suck a little less. The post Meet the Nerds Coding Their Way Through the Afghanistan War appeared first on WIRED.
    - 6 hours ago, 27 May 17, 6:00am -
  • Bitcoin Has Come Roaring Back—But So Have the Risks
    The bitcoin boom is back. But the only real rule with cryptocurrencies is uncertainty. The post Bitcoin Has Come Roaring Back—But So Have the Risks appeared first on WIRED.
    - 6 hours ago, 27 May 17, 6:00am -
  • After Win in China, AlphaGo’s Designers Explore New AI
    Google's DeepMind lab is retiring its Go-playing machine, with an eye on so much more. The post After Win in China, AlphaGo's Designers Explore New AI appeared first on WIRED.
    - 7 hours ago, 27 May 17, 5:30am -
  • War Machine Is Your Sneak Peek at Netflix’s Blockbuster Future
    Brad Pitt's combat satire is the streaming service's riskiest original film yet. But where does the company grow from here? The post War Machine Is Your Sneak Peek at Netflix's Blockbuster Future appeared first on WIRED.
    - 21 hours ago, 26 May 17, 3:03pm -

CMO Headlines

eMarketer

  • Newsroom: Instagram Audience in France Still Growing
    <p>Nearly 20% of internet users will access the social network in 2017 London, UK (May 23, 2017) — Nearly seven years after its launch, Instagram has yet to completely catch […]</p><p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.emarketer…
    - 5 days ago, 22 May 17, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: Snapchat, Facebook Fuel AR Growth
    <p>VR has been slower to catch on in the US New York, NY (May 22, 2017) — In 2017, 40.0 million people in the US will engage with some form […]</p><p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.emarketer.com/newsroom/index.php/snapchat-fa…
    - 6 days ago, 21 May 17, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: Nearly Half of France’s Internet Users Tune to OTT Video
    <p>Paid subscription uptake rising as streaming video use becomes commonplace London, UK (May 16, 2017) — Over-the-top (OTT) video service usage has made steady progress in becoming a mainstream activity […]</p><p>The post <a rel="nofoll…
    - 12 days ago, 15 May 17, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: Digital Banking Widespread in France
    <p>Mobile banking rising more slowly London, UK (May 10, 2017) — The majority of France’s internet users will bank online in 2017, according to eMarketer’s first-ever forecast of digital banking […]</p><p>The post <a rel="n…
    - 18 days ago, 9 May 17, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: Voice-Enabled Speaker Usage to Grow Nearly 130% This Year
    <p>Amazon controls 70% of the voice-enabled speaker device market New York, NY (May 8, 2017) — While still far from mass adoption, virtual assistants are becoming more widely used by […]</p><p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.e…
    - 20 days ago, 7 May 17, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: Mcommerce Moving Closer to Mainstream in Germany
    <p>Mobile proximity payment adoption also creeping up London, UK (May 4, 2017) — Buying online with a mobile device and using a phone to pay for goods and services at […]</p><p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.emarketer.com/ne…
    - 24 days ago, 3 May 17, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: Digital Video Is UK’s Rising Star
    <p>UK adults’ average time spent watching digital video will near an hour per day in 2017 London, UK (April 20, 2017) — Digital video usage is becoming a significant part of […]</p><p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.…
    - 38 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: In China, Time Spent on Mobile Internet Continues to Grow
    <p>eMarketer’s latest forecast estimates adults will spend more than 1.5 hours daily with smartphones London, UK (April 19, 2017) — The mobile internet, accessed via smartphone, is capturing a growing […]</p><p>The post <a rel="no…
    - 39 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: eMarketer Releases New Programmatic Advertising Estimates
    <p>In 2017, programmatic display spending will reach nearly $33 billion New York, NY (April 18, 2017) — Despite the negative press around programmatic advertising following the YouTube ad controversy, programmatic […]</p><p>The post <a re…
    - 40 days ago, 17 Apr 17, 11:01pm -
  • Newsroom: eMarketer Unveils New Estimates for Mobile App Usage
    <p>App time will make up nearly 20% of total media time this year New York, NY (April 11, 2017) — Americans are spending more time within mobile apps and less […]</p><p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.emarketer.com/newsroom/in…
    - 47 days ago, 10 Apr 17, 11:01pm -

AdExchanger Headlines

  • Eric Franchi, Ad Tech Vet: The Exit Interview
    AdExchanger |If you work in ad tech, you’ve probably crossed paths with Eric Franchi, co-founder of early ad-net-turned-creative-ad-platform Undertone, somewhere on the conference circuit. Franchi has set his sights on new endeavors, as the longti…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 12:02pm -
  • It Always Makes Sense For Apps To Send Personalized Messages… Except When It Doesn’t
    AdExchanger |New York-based coffee lovers probably want to receive targeted push notifications with discounts on lattes at their favorite Brooklyn coffee house – but not if they’re traveling in Chicago that day. It’s hard to get that level of…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 8:49am -
  • What Does ‘Attribution’ Mean?
    AdExchanger |"Data-Driven Thinking" is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s column is written by Matt Voda, CEO at OptiMine. At a recent attribution conference, I was surpri…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 7:30am -
  • Agencies Rethink Pricing And Service Models As CPGs Cut Spend
    AdExchanger |The past couple of years have been tough for CPGs, as consumers move toward fresher and healthier items and ecommerce disrupts the way goods are sold. The Q1 earnings season has only reinforced the trend. At Kellogg’s and Kraft-Heinz,…
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  • The Perennial Struggle: Making Sense Of The Data Flow Of The Business
    AdExchanger |“The Sell Sider” is a column written for the sell side of the digital media community. Today’s column is written by Chris Martellotti, co-founder at Wholetone Media. We are sitting in the middle of a giant shift, as advertisers an…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 11:05pm -
  • Comic: The Unified Auction
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    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 11:04pm -
  • DSPs Have A Transparency Problem Too; Amazon's One-Click Shopping Patent Expires In September
    AdExchanger |Here's today's AdExchanger.com news round-up... Want it by email? Sign-up here. TL;DR Supply-side companies have taken heat lately over nontransparent fees, but demand-side platforms (DSPs) aren’t off the hook either. DSPs squeeze a…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 11:03pm -
  • Podcast: Rubicon CEO Michael Barrett On Take Rates And Industry Change
    AdExchanger |Welcome to AdExchanger Talks, a podcast focused on data-driven marketing. Subscribe here. Rubicon Project's new CEO, the storied Michael Barrett, comes into the studio for the latest episode of AdExchanger Talks. And he doesn't disappo…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 12:50pm -
  • Advertisers Forgive Facebook Measurement Blunders, But An MRC Audit Is Still Top Priority
    AdExchanger |Marketers aren’t all that wound up about Facebook’s recurring ad metric errors. Bugs happen, said Alok Gupta, data science manager at Airbnb, speaking at a measurement event hosted by Facebook on Wednesday. “You’re never going t…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 11:12am -
  • Demandbase Gets $65 Million In Series H Funding To Double Down On AI
    AdExchanger |Businesses spend around $40 billion a year on digital content marketing, and Demandbase, which announced a $65 million financing round on Thursday, is looking to cut itself a slice of the pie. Led by existing investor Sageview Capital w…
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Google Developers Blog

  • What's new from Firebase at Google I/O 2017
    Originally posted on the Firebase Blog by Francis Ma, Firebase Group Product ManagerIt's been an exciting year! Last May, we expanded Firebase into our unified app platform, building on the original backend-as-a-service and adding products to help de…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 12:00pm -
  • Announcing the Women Techmakers Udacity Scholarship
    Posted by Amy Schapiro and the Women Techmakers team The community of women in tech is growing in numbers and influence, which we witnessed firsthand just last week at Google I/O, Google's biggest developer conference of the year. Our total attendee…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 10:49am -
  • Announcing the fourth class of Launchpad Accelerator featuring new countries!
    Posted by Roy Glasberg, Global Lead, Launchpad Program & Accelerator We're back at it again and excited to welcome an inspiring group of startups from all over the world for the 4th class of Launchpad Accelerator. This time around, startups from Asia…
    - 4 days ago, 23 May 17, 12:26pm -
  • Google I/O: New Ways to Put Users at the Center of Your Apps and Payments
    Cross posted from Inside AdMobPosted by Sridhar Ramaswamy, Senior Vice President, Ads and CommerceI/O is a magical time at Google. Every year, thousands of developers gather in Google's backyard to share new product ideas and learn about our latest…
    - 8 days ago, 19 May 17, 12:55pm -
  • The Modern Mobile Web: State of the Union
    Cross posted from the Chromium BlogPosted by Rahul Roy-chowdhury, VP Product Management, ChromeWhat a difference a year makes. Last year at Google I/O, we shared that the mobile web was open for business. New technologies such as AMP and Progressive…
    - 9 days ago, 18 May 17, 1:44pm -
  • Google I/O 2017: Empowering developers to build the best experiences across platforms
    By Jason Titus, Vice President, Developer Product GroupIt's great to be in our backyard again for Google I/O to connect with developers around the world. The 7,200 attendees at Shoreline Amphitheatre, millions of viewers on the livestream, and thousa…
    - 10 days ago, 17 May 17, 4:17pm -
  • From Actions on Google to the SDK, the Google Assistant is getting better for developers
    Posted by Brad Abrams, Product Manager for the Google AssistantFive months ago, we announcedan early version of the Actions on Google developer platform for Google Home. Since then we've been focused on growing your audience, expanding the platform's…
    - 10 days ago, 17 May 17, 4:10pm -
  • Introducing the TensorFlow Research Cloud
    Posted by Zak Stone, Product Manager for TensorFlowResearchers require enormous computational resources to train the machine learning (ML) models that have delivered recent breakthroughs in medical imaging, neural machine translation, game playing, a…
    - 10 days ago, 17 May 17, 1:59pm -
  • Get ready for Google I/O 2017
    Posted by Mónica Bagagem, Product Marketing ManagerWe’re excited to be hosting Google I/O 2017 next week at the Shoreline Amphitheatre! The agenda for May 17-19 is packed with rich, technical content. Here are some tips to help you make the most…
    - 15 days ago, 12 May 17, 12:48pm -
  • Build beautiful apps and websites with modular, customizable UI components
    Posted by Adrian Secord and Omer Ziv, Material DesignMaterial Components lets you build easily for Android, iOS, and the web using open-source code for Material Design, a shared set of principles uniting style, brand, interaction, and motion. These c…
    - 15 days ago, 12 May 17, 11:00am -
  • Updating developer identity guidelines and registration processes to protect users
    Posted by Naveen Agarwal, Identity TeamLast week, we took immediate action to protect users from a phishing attack that attempted to abuse the OAuth authorization infrastructure. Today, we’re supplementing those efforts to help prevent these types…
    - 16 days ago, 11 May 17, 7:38pm -
  • TensorFlow Benchmarks and a New High-Performance Guide
    Posted by Josh Gordon on behalf of the TensorFlow teamWe recently published a collection of performance benchmarks that highlight TensorFlow's speed and scalability when training image classification models, like InceptionV3 and ResNet, on a variety…
    - 17 days ago, 10 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • Google I/O 2017 on your mobile devices
    Posted by Mónica Bagagem, Product Marketing ManagerI/O is just a couple of weeks away… 9 days to be exact! As we get closer, we know many of you are excited to start customizing your I/O schedule so that you can make the most of the three festival…
    - 19 days ago, 8 May 17, 12:04pm -
  • AIY Projects: Do-it-yourself AI for Makers
    Posted by Billy Rutledge, Director of AIY ProjectsOur teams are continually inspired by how Makers use Google technology to do crazy, cool new things. Things we would've never imagined doing ourselves, things that solve real world problems. After tal…
    - 23 days ago, 4 May 17, 11:01am -
  • Start planning your Google I/O 2017 schedule!
    Posted by Christopher Katsaros, Product Marketing ManagerWhether you're joining us in person or remotely, we're looking forward to connecting with you at Google I/O, on May 17-19. It's the best way to learn about building apps for the Google Assistan…
    - 29 days ago, 28 Apr 17, 12:44pm -
  • Introducing the Google Assistant SDK
    Posted by Chris Ramsdale, Product ManagerWhen we first announced the Google Assistant, we talked about helping users get things done no matter what device they're using. We started with Google Allo, Google Home and Pixel phones, and expanded the Assi…
    - 30 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 12:01pm -
  • Using field masks with update requests to Google APIs
    Originally posted on the G Suite Developers BlogPosted by Wesley Chun (@wescpy), Developer Advocate, G SuiteWe recently demonstrated how to use field masks to limit the amount of data that comes back via response payloads from read (GET) calls to Go…
    - 37 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 10:00pm -
  • Expand your color palette with new tools for Material Design
    Posted By: Rachel Been, Creative Lead, Material Design The Material Design Guidelines are a living documentation of visual, interactive, and motion design guidance across platforms and devices. Beyond guidance, Material Design is a also system that s…
    - 51 days ago, 6 Apr 17, 12:00pm -
  • Santa Tracker, open-sourced and delivered
    Posted by Sam Thorogood, Developer Programs EngineerSanta Tracker is a holiday tradition here at Google. Every year, you can celebrate the season with games, holiday experiences and educational content throughout December: not to mention watching San…
    - 52 days ago, 5 Apr 17, 12:06pm -
  • Using field masks with Google APIs for partial response
    Originally posted on the G Suite Developers Blog by Wesley Chun, Developer Advocate, G SuiteWhen you write applications using Google APIs (not just G Suite ones, but most Google APIs including YouTube or Google Cloud Platform APIs), it's important to…
    - 52 days ago, 5 Apr 17, 8:00am -
  • Noto Serif CJK is here!
    Posted by Xiangye Xiao and Jungshik Shin, Internationalization Engineering teamToday, in collaboration with Adobe, we are responding to the call for Serif! We are pleased to announce Noto Serif CJK, the long-awaited companion to Noto Sans CJK releas…
    - 54 days ago, 3 Apr 17, 6:00pm -
  • Updates to end user consent for 3rd-party apps and Single Sign-on providers
    Originally Posted on G Suite Developers BlogPosted by Rodrigo Paiva, Product Manager & Nicholas Watson, Software Engineer, Identity, and Wesley Chun, Developer Advocate, G SuiteAt Google, we're mindful of keeping our users' data and account informati…
    - 54 days ago, 3 Apr 17, 2:00pm -
  • Introducing the Mobile Sites certification, for web developers
    Posted by Chris Hohorst, Head of Mobile Sites TransformationMobile now accounts for over half of all web traffic1, making performance on small screens more important than ever. Despite this increase, a recent study by Google found that the average ti…
    - 54 days ago, 3 Apr 17, 12:00pm -
  • A new issue tracker for G Suite developers
    Originally Posted on the G Suite Developers BlogPosted by Ryan Roth, Developer Programs Engineer & Wesley Chun (@Wescpy), Developer Advocate, G SuiteYou may have read recently that the Google Cloud Platform team upgraded to Issue Tracker, the same s…
    - 57 days ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:36am -
  • Game developers rejoice—new tools for developing on Actions on Google
    By Sunil Vemuri, Product Manager for Actions on GoogleSince we launchedthe Actions on Google platform last year, we've seen a lot of creative actions for use cases ranging from meditation to insurance. But one of the areas where we're especially exci…
    - 58 days ago, 30 Mar 17, 11:00am -

IBM Research Blog

  • Upping the microservices game with Istio: A microservice mesh
    In June last year I reported here the open sourcing of Amalgam8 – a microservice fabric first to provide a central control over layer 7 routing across a mesh of microservices that constitutes a cloud app. The value of Amalgam8 is in removing the bu…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 4:21pm -
  • New app lets crowds use their phones to display a single message
    More than 4 million people, across every state in the US, participated in the January 22 Women’s March. And the recent Earth Day marches spanned six continents. The messages were clear – but there were hundreds if not thousands of them (from pink…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 5:54pm -
  • The Power of Blockchain + Watson
    The impact of disruptive digital technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain goes well beyond finance and payments, touching all aspects of the real economy. This is an underappreciated fact, and it’s what makes these technologies so e…
    - 5 days ago, 22 May 17, 8:53am -
  • A funny thing happened on my way to Maker Faire
    Normally on Friday mornings, I’d be winding my way up a canyon in the hills south of San Jose to IBM Research – Almaden, where I work as an advisory engineer and scientist for our research in magnetoelectonics, spintronics and related fields. Ins…
    - 8 days ago, 19 May 17, 3:25pm -
  • Computational Neuroscience
    New Issue of the IBM Journal of Research and Development   Understanding the brain’s dynamics is of central importance to neuroscience. Our ability to observe, model, and infer from neuroscientific data the principles and mechanisms of brain dynam…
    - 8 days ago, 19 May 17, 7:00am -
  • A quantum experience at Maker Faire
    We are taking our new 16 qubit quantum processor on the road, to the Bay Area Maker Faire, from May 19-21. I’ll be there, along with 15-20 other IBMers from our Almaden lab. Our goal: help you learn about quantum computing – and why it’s awesom…
    - 9 days ago, 18 May 17, 8:41pm -
  • Training Watson to see what’s on your plate
    Today, we’re introducing our latest AI research in the form of a new beta feature: the IBM Watson Visual Recognition food model. This feature provides a built-in capability for recognizing 2,000+ different foods within images, providing enhanced sp…
    - 9 days ago, 18 May 17, 9:00am -
  • Facilitating Peer Review with Cognitive Computing
    Applying for or allocating funding for scientific research takes up a significant amount of time and energy, both from the scientists and the national foundations that evaluate the science itself. Almost 10 percent of the NSF budget is allocated to t…
    - 11 days ago, 16 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Under pressure: New ptychography technique examines stressed atoms in 3D
    In a small lead hutch-protected chamber at Argonne National Labs is a nano-probe that bombards nano-sized electronic devices, like a transistor, for example, with x-rays. Think of it as a CT scan. But for atoms. It’s building a 3D model of that dev…
    - 12 days ago, 15 May 17, 10:51am -
  • On blockchain and leaning in with new IBM Distinguished Engineer Vita Bortnikov
    Vita Bortnikov has had to cross quite a few bridges – from her childhood in Ukraine, to choosing a career path after only two years in Israel, and through her years at IBM. What seemed like a cut-and-dried choice to 18-year-old Vita – mathematics…
    - 16 days ago, 11 May 17, 2:50am -
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