Matt Naffah

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57% Of Consumers Rely On Product Videos

If your brand doesn’t produce product videos, start now.<p>Consumers are watching them, viewing them, and making purchase decisions on e-commerce sites …

How 3D Printing Actually Works

Now that 3D printing — the process of making three-dimensional solid objects from digital designs — is available and affordable to individual …

Announcing a Live Chat With Disqus Founder Daniel Ha

Streaming live on <i>Mashable</i>, Disqus founder Daniel Ha will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, March 28. As part of the …

Report: Google Glass to Be Manufactured in the U.S.

Google Glass will be manufactured in Silicon Valley, the <i>Financial Times</i> reports citing people familiar with Google's plans.<p>The much-hyped gadget will …

Google Tests Same-Day Delivery Service in San Francisco

Look out Amazon: Google is finally getting into the same-day delivery business.<p>Google launched a new service Thursday called Google Shopping Express …

Can the Tablet Please Take Your Order Now?

As Wages Rise, Employers Consider Replacing Workers With Technology; Burger-Flipping Robot May Be on Horizon<p>Carla Hesseltine is considering buying a few tablet devices for her bakery so customers can place orders for her signature M&M cupcakes on their own, straight from the counter.<p>The reason: She …

China Worries Arise in Sprint Deal

The U.S. government is seeking oversight of network-equipment purchases as a condition for approving Softbank Corp.'s $20 billion acquisition of U.S. phone carrier Sprint Nextel Corp., a move that appears to be aimed at keeping out Chinese suppliers like Huawei Technologies Co., people familiar …

The Messaging Apps Taking on Facebook, Phone Giants

On a recent Saturday, Johan Dijkland, a 23-year-old student in Emmen, Netherlands, opened a free messaging app called Line on his iPhone. Then he tapped on a virtual sticker of a sleepy panda with a "good night" speech bubble and pressed send to a friend.<p>With that action, Mr. Dijkland's text joined …

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Brands Adjust to a 24/7 Marketing Model

In an always-on era, brands are forced to rethink the nine-to-five workday.<p>It takes human beings to run social accounts, to be at the ready for …

Ad of the Day: Gatorade

OK, so does everyone watch Game of Thrones? You all do, right? You know how Ned has those horrible nightmares about things that actually happen in …

New York Magazine Launches Enhanced iPad App

New York magazine is finally scrapping its digital replica app and launching a new interactive version of its weekly print magazine that was created …

The Next Leap in Social: 3D Printing

The technology that turns digital designs into tangible products -- 3D printing -- is beginning to have an impact on manufacturing, the supply chain, …

What Ad Tech Company Will IPO in 2013?

The advertising technology industry has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade. Money has poured into it in the hopes of a blockbuster exit. …

The Dreams of Agency People

<i>Agency Exec X writes about real life within advertising agencies. You can ask questions @agencyexecx.</i><p>People in agencies all dream of being something …