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Yesterday | MediaPost

Beacons, Beacons, Everywhere Beacons

Following the launch of in-store beacons in North American stores of Lord & Taylor and Hudson's Bay this week comes along some research indicating that this is barely the tip of the beacon iceberg.


Tue Jul 29, 2014


Ad Industry Can't Decide Whether ...

Almost ten years ago, Joe Jaffe wrote a book entitled: "Life After the 30-Second Spot."


Related Topix: Boston University, Marketing

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Poynter Online

Should publishers be taking better advantage of evergreen content in their archives?

For most publishers, less than 10 percent of June page views came from traffic to evergreen articles - stories that were more than three days old by's definition .


Related Topix: Fox Interactive Media, Startups, Facebook

The Post-Standard

Syracuse University grad says goodbye to 'Syracutie' clothing brand

The Syracuse University alumna announced on Sunday in an email to her Syracutie customers that she's closing up the online clothing store on August 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Silicon Alley Insider

Cisco Executive: An Internet Troll Is Ruining My Life And Now I'm Fighting Back

What if you woke up one day and found that someone had posted a litany of unfounded accusations about you on a website? What if you tried to ignore the website but then discovered it was popping up at the top of search results on your name, keeping you from getting job offers, making people at work snicker about you behind your back, even ... (more)


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Blog News

Sys-Con Media

ChoiceStream Raises $7.5 Million to Grow Its Programmatic Advertising Business

This round marks ChoiceStream's first new-investor-led financing since the company's 2011 transformation into a pure-play demand-side advertising platform.


Related Topix: Media Buying, Advertising


Why Today Is Different From The 1914 Outbreak Of World War I

Business Insider July 27 2014 Why Today Is Different From The 1914 Outbreak Of World War I Gus Lubin With the world caught in a series of potential proxy wars from Ukraine to the Middle East and tensions ratcheting in East Asia and elsewhere, many have compared the present to 1914, when a trigger event in Sarajevo activated military alliances and ... (more)


Sat Jul 26, 2014


Build a better business with Stephen King?

Business Insider , that bastion of cultural and intellectual values, has just pulled together "22 Lessons From Stephen King On How To Be A Great Writer," for its Strategy section, more usually associated with juicy topics like "9 Traits Of Highly Promotable Employees" and "How To Reduce Stress Without Even Leaving Your Desk."


Related Topix: Stephen King, Vocal, Durham, ME

Thu Jul 24, 2014

LA Observed

Media and news notes: Thursday 7.24.14

Three-quarters of people surveyed across the state want to see their local water providers require reductions in use during the drought, a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California found.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California, Cedars Medical Center, Medicine, CedarsSinai Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Connecticut Post

Should kids get fortunes?

They're among the world's richest people, but don't expect them to share their incredible wealth with their offspring.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Warren Buffett, Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Texas

International Business Times

Top 10 Amazing Google Features and Tricks To Know [Watch Videos]

With millions of people hitting the Google search engine home page every day, many may have not known that there exists a plethora of amazing features and tricks on this Web site.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, BuzzFeed

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Oregonian

Everything on The New Yorker's website is free all summer

The New Yorker launched a redesign of its website and promised more online-only content and easier navigation.


Related Topix: New York


Report: 44% of AT&T customers are on unlimited plans that haven't been available since 2010

According to new statistics from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, a large proportion of AT&T customers are on grandfathered data plans.


Related Topix: AT&T, T-Mobile, Marketing, Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

Silicon Alley Insider

Why This New York Tech Startup Makes Everyone's Salary Transparent

One of the unspoken traditions of corporate life is keeping salaries secret. If, for example, an employee somehow discovers that a coworker with the same job is paid $20,000 more, a fiasco may arise.


Florida, Georgia, Maine Lead Nation in Military Enlistments

When it comes to military enlistments, three states lead the nation with people between the ages of 18 and 24 from Florida, Georgia and Maine being more than twice as likely to join up than their contemporaries in places like North Dakota.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Why FX Gives Louis CK Way More Freedom Than HBO Ever Would

So it wasn't exactly surprising when, a few years later, Louis C.K. shot a half hour sketch comedy pilot for HBO, but the network decided not to pick up.


Related Topix: Louis C.K.

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's What's Next For Lyft, A $700 Million Ridesharing Company That's Battling To Launch In New York

Lyft still has some work to do ahead of its efforts to launch in New York, but the ridesharing startup is definitely making progress.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Just A Forklift Forklifting A Forklift Forklifting A Package

These innovative forklift operators have figured out how to extract a maximum amount of lift from their rigs, with a maneuver likely to make OSHA inspectors sigh.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Carl Levin, Goldman Sachs, Investment Services, Financial Services

Silicon Alley Insider

Stakes Are High For De Blasio After 'Troubling' Smartphone Video...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio held a press conference Friday afternoon to address the death of a 43-year-old grandfather named Eric Garner, who died while being taken into custody on Thursday by NYPD officers who were investigating the sale of untaxed cigarettes.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Manhattan's Skyline Will Look Dramatically Different By 2020

Midtown Manhattan is already home to a huge number of skyscrapers, but the next generation of towers being built between New York YIMBY , a website that covers architecture, construction, and real estate in New York City, recently created renderings that show how all these new buildings will change the look of Manhattan, and shared them with ... (more)



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