Sean McKenna

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Dropbox just got a little bit better for designers

Dropbox, already a pretty popular tool for designers, is updating its site this week with a couple of features for — you guessed it — designers.<p>“Over the next few days,” Dropbox warned us, the company will roll out three features: support for .Eps files; an update to the site’s image previewer, …

Digital breakthrough: Times advertisers agree to pay same rate for tablet edition as print

Times advertisers are to begin paying the same rate for display advertising in the title's tablet edition as they do in print.The agreement, reached …

The Brain

Trapped Into Selling Magazines Door-to-Door

Traveling crews have been exploiting young workers and scamming customers for decades—and neither law enforcement nor Congress has been able to do anything about it.<p>“Oh my God, can you grab him?” I shouted at the woman at the door, as my 3-month-old puppy darted out into the cold and I tried to …

Selling

There is no 'One Size Fits All' for Content Marketing

Here’s the truth: one of the worst pieces of advice for marketers is that there is a formula for successful content marketing. I know, for many of …

Havas Media: Viewability standards ‘kind of a joke’

Havas Media, a division of Havas Media Group, is moving viewability of ads it buys front and center.<p>Adam Kasper, chief media officer at Havas Media …

New Apple Newsstand apps from business magazines take opposite approaches to digital editions

<i>From Australia, Bite dental magazine uses the Adobe DPS to produce a native digital edition, while Georgia’s SBI uses a PDF solution to launch a new</i> …

Condé Nast: TNM's look at the latest digital edition sales trends

<i>The New Yorker reports gains in digital paid circulation with its latest publisher’s statement, bucking an industry-wide trend towards lower digital</i> …

A year in review: Major changes in digital publishing foretold in late 2013 news items

<i>Newspaper companies began sell offs in late 2013, others talked of spin offs, and publishers began complaining that Apple had lost interest in their</i> …

Time and People Magazines Trim Print Circulation Guarantees

Time and People, two of the nation's largest magazines, are reducing their print circulation guarantees to advertisers.<p>Time is cutting its …

Advertising

Focus on Digital Starts to Pay Off For U.K. Newspaper Brands

Legacy publishers who focus on digital have been offered a glimmer of hope as Rupert Murdoch's The Times and The Sunday Times recently announced a …

People.com Uses Beauty Giveaways to Collect Consumer Data

Figuring out what consumers want is a constant struggle for brands, especially when said consumers include the ever-elusive millennial female. Rather …

The devaluing of the digital magazine advertising page

<i>AdAge reports that MediaVest is putting the squeeze on magazine publishers, telling them their digital editions will no longer be counted as part of</i> …

Apple replaces 'Free' button on App Store with 'Get'

iOS users trawling the App Store for the latest and greatest free apps might be surprised to find that the ‘Free’ section of the App Store is no …

Samsung reportedly sold 40% fewer Galaxy S5 smartphones than expected, considering management shake-up

According to people familiar with the matter, Samsung is on the cusp of a major management shake-up. This news comes from the Wall Street Journal and …

Report finds $15.1-billion in efficiency gains from IT offshoring

Information technology offshoring contributed $15.1-billion in net efficiency gains to Canadian businesses between 2001 and 2013, mostly in the form of cost savings, according to a new report.<p>But the impact of offshoring on IT employment in Canada is minimal, the report by market research firm IDC …

Apple tops $700-billion valuation with iPhone, iPad demand

Apple Inc., already the world's largest company by market capitalization, hit a new record value: $700-billion (U.S.).<p>Shares of Apple rose 0.8 per cent to $119.59 at the start of trading in New York Tuesday, giving it a valuation of more than $701-billion, a milestone that no other U.S. company has …

Safari's default search engine could be Bing or Yahoo by next year

Apple’s default search engine is Google. That means anytime you fire up Safari on your laptop, tablet, or phone, you’ll be searching with Google. But …