Whatever you might say about HTC (and believe me, there’s plenty to say), at least the company takes some fascinating chance. As newly minted CEO Yves Maitre admitted to me at Disrupt a couple of weeks back, the once mighty smartphone giant has lost the thread in recent years. But if nothing else, the Exodus […]
It wasn't just Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Hillary Clinton who said things worth remembering in the last decade. A frustrated judge also questioned whether an overeager Apple lawyer was smoking crack, for example.
Pinterest is making it easier to control the recommendations users see in their home feed with all-new settings.The post Pinterest Gives Users More Control Over Content on Their Home Feed via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Reddit content can now be shared directly to Snapchat, which marks Reddit’s first-ever native content sharing capabilities.The post Reddit’s First Content Sharing Integration is With Snapchat via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
In a rare instance of bipartisanship overcoming the rancorous discord that’s been the hallmark of the U.S. Congress, senators and sepresentatives issued a scathing rebuke to Apple for its decision to take down an app at the request of the Chinese government. Signed by Senators Ron Wyden, Tom Cotton, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Congressional […]
LinkedIn is rolling out enhanced targeting tools to help advertisers reach more of the right audiences.The post LinkedIn Introduces Enhanced Targeting Tools for Advertisers via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Machine learning and AI may be deployed on such grand tasks as finding exoplanets and creating photorealistic people, but the same techniques also have some surprising applications in academia: DeepMind has created an AI system that helps scholars understand and recreate fragmentary ancient Greek texts on broken stone tablets.
Facebook pages are likely to see organic impressions go down as a result of changes to how impressions are calculated.The post Facebook is Changing How it Calculates Organic Impressions via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann didn’t plan for his family’s control of WeWork to end at his death but he expected it be controlled by future generations of Neumanns, too, says Business Insider, The outlet reports that in a speech Neumann gave to employees in January of this year, footage of which it says it has […]
Despite early-stage virtual reality market and augmented reality market valuations softening in a transitional period, total global AR/VR startup valuations are now at $45 billion globally — include non-pure play AR/VR startups discussed below, and that amount exceeds $67 billion. More than $8 billion has been returned to investors through M&A already, with the remaining […]
Tilting Point announced yesterday that it has acquired Gondola, a company that aims to increase to improve game monetization by optimizing in-game offers and video ads. Tilting Point CEO Kevin Segalla described his company’s model as “progressive publishing” — usually, mobile game developers starting working with Tilting Point because they need help with user acquisition, […]