David Smith

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A Triad of TV Giants Wants to Create a New Standard for Targeting. Who Else Will Come on Board?

As they head into this year’s upfront talks, the ad sales chiefs at Turner, Fox Networks Group and Viacom—Donna Speciale, Joe Marchese and Sean …

Advertising Industry

WATCH: Blue Jays baserunner pulls off the acrobatic home plate dive of the decade

We haven't seen this since 'Major League 2'<p>Ever since the rules were put in to limit collisions at home plate, I've lamented that runners on close …

Check out the mind-blowing Sensus Smart Guitar that won best startup at Midem in Cannes

<i>Disclosure: Midem paid for my hotel and travel to the conference, where I served as a judge for a startup-pitching contest.</i><p>Over the past weekend, I got a chance to see and hear from 20 impressive music startups — working on everything from aggregation to hardware — at the Midemlab startup contest …

Startups

Apple CarPlay: A guide to connecting your iPhone to your car

Getting a new car is fun, until you get into the infotainment system. Car makers -- whose expertise is in vehicles, not software -- tend to build overly complicated systems that make you feel like a caveman using a smartphone for the very first time.<p>That's not a good thing when you have other …

Take a look inside this Hyperloop pod to allay your claustrophobia

While its rival Hyperloop One is more focused on using the far-out transportation system to move freight — the startup recently announced plans to study using the Hyperloop to move cargo between the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles — Hyperloop Transportation aims to convince skeptics that its …

Spoiler alert! April Fools' on the Internet

A wise man once called April Fools' Day "the worst day of the Internet of the year," and odds are that you'll feel the same at some point on Monday. It's April 1, the day when "don't trust anyone" isn't just a casual motto — one of very few mantras that'll help you retain your sanity.<p>There, there. …