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Airbnb And The Unstoppable Rise Of The Share Economy

On paper, Frederic Larson is just one data point in five years of U.S. government statistics showing underemployment in dozens of industries and stagnant income growth across the board. The 63-year-old photographer with two children in college was downsized by the San Francisco Chronicle in 2009. …

Pepsi Re-Ups Protagonist, Keeps Getting Social

In recent years, Pepsi has basked in the glory of industry-lauded moves like sponsoring Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime show and the …

Advertising Industry

Four Lessons From Start-up Nation's Two $868 Million Flops

When it comes to start-ups, attention focuses on the .01% of big successes and not the other 99.99% that fail or succeed modestly. So in the hype about Israel, the Start-up Nation, it’s worth remembering that most ventures fail. And May featured two such failures that burned through $868 million in …

Nest meet Glass, the learning thermostat lands on your eyes

The Nest learning thermostat and Google Glass have had a love child and it’s called Glass Nest. Developer James Rundquist got his Google Glass unit …

Coffee & Empathy: Why data without a soul is meaningless

While on my way back from New York, for some odd reason I started playing around with Foursquare and plotting my check-in data using a handful of …

Recovering Journalist

It's becoming hard to remember life before digital news. We now take for granted instantaneous availability of news and information on devices …

Not everyone loves Dove's Real Beauty Sketches video. Here are five reasons some critics are hating on it. http://adweek.it/ZEowDe

Gay students: invisible on campus?

Homophobia is an issue that affects all UK universities, says NUS LGBT officer Finn McGoldrick. So why, she asks, aren't institutions doing more to …

Why did Marks and Spencer lose its edge, and how can it get it back?

<b>Kirstie Allsopp, TV presenter, also designs a homeware range for M&S</b><p>I'm very proud to have a range in Marks & Spencer, although I think I can be …

We know when Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sleeps

It is a strange reality of our times that we have no idea what motivated Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to attack the Boston Marathon, if indeed he was involved, but we do know when he sleeps:<p>That’s our visualization of tweets by @J_tsar, a Twitter account that has been linked to Dzhokhar, one of the alleged …

Justice

Gay culture doesn't begin and end with Grindr and the scene

If I say the words "gay culture"', what do you think of? Pride parades with muscle boys in leather hot pants? Kylie Minogue? Antiquated drag queens …

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Here's The Future Of Advertising, According To Google

If you want to know where Google is going next in advertising–which is a large chunk of where a lot of online advertising overall is going–you need to ask Susan Wojcicki, the search giant’s senior vice president of advertising.<p>Wojcicki drives Google’s accelerating moves well beyond its search ad …

People Are Going To Start Talking To Ads On Their Phone

What Is A Voice Ad?<p>Wanting in on the booming mobile ad market, Nuance developed a way for people to chat with ads much as they do with Siri on the iPhone. Called Voice Ads, the technology works off the Internet connection of any iOS or Android mobile device.<p>Voice-recognition software has been …