Pierre-Luc Poulin

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The Oil Industry Is Missing An Opportunity Related To The Trump Tax Cuts

It has been quite a phenomenon over the last six weeks, since President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) into law: Company after company announcing one-time special bonuses, employee pay raises or expanded employee benefits as a result of the tax savings that will accrue …

Oil & Gas Industry

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook admitted it artificially inflated its average video view time metric.</b> It's embarrassing for Facebook, but probably not as bad as it seems.<p><b>2. Yahoo has confirmed a major data breach.</b> It could be the largest hack of all time — and it poses some serious questions about the Verizon deal.<p><b>3.</b> …

Advertising

Facebook has finally made its move against one of Amazon's biggest properties

Say what you will about people watching other people play video games live. The numbers don't lie.<p>Twitch is available on every game console to either watch games played or to broadcast your own. It's available on phones, tablets, computers, and set-top boxes like the Apple TV. It's the standard …

Social Media

How to Manage Instagram in 20 Minutes a Day

Share<p>Between managing Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, your blog, and your email newsletter, time is tight at work. You don’t have very much space in …

Mobile Photography

Google's Eric Schmidt has these 9 rules for emailing

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com.</i><p>By Eric Schmidt<p>Communication in the Internet Century …

The Real Roots of Midlife Crisis

What a growing body of research reveals about the biology of human happiness—and how to navigate the (temporary) slump in middle age<p>This summer, a friend called in a state of unhappy perplexity. At age 47, after years of struggling to find security in academia, he had received tenure. Instead of …

Facebook to Brands: No More Free Rides

Facebook announced a move this month that will make it more difficult for brands to reach their fans through purely organic marketing efforts. …

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Le suédois Spotify, numéro un mondial de la musique en continu, fait ses premiers pas en Bourse mardi à New York, au moment où --hasard du …

Apple execs: 'Beats Music is first subscription music service done right'

Some might see Beats Music as getting off to a disappointing start. Despite a big marketing push, the streaming music service has only 250,000 subscribers since it launched in January.<p>But, apparently, Apple really likes what it sees, enough to pony up $3 billion for Beats Music and Beats …

Playlist

Dropbox Alternative HubiC Now Offers 10TB For $13.50 Per Month

French hosting company OVH just updated its product offering for its Dropbox-like service called HubiC. Now, you get 25GB of storage for free, 100GB for $1.35 per month (€1), and you can opt for a whopping 10TB plan for $13.50 per month (€10).<p>Launched two years ago, HubiC has slowly but surely …

Google's $3.2 billion offer for Nest labs is approved by the FTC

Google’s offer to acquire Nest Labs, the hardware company behind the popular Nest internet connected home thermostat, has been given the official seal of approval by the Federal Trade Commission. The purchase gives Nest Labs’s shareholders $3.2 Billion in cash.<p>We expect that Google will keep Nest …

Android News

Facebook Wants to Be a Newspaper. Facebook Users Have Their Own Ideas.

Most people think of Facebook in a similar way: It’s a place to share photos of your kids. It’s a way to keep up with friends and family members. …

Social Media

In Five Short Years, Apple's App Store Changed Everything

It was five years ago today that the way software was made, distributed and paid for fundamentally changed.<p>Not very long ago, buying software for your computer was a much different experience than it is today. You’d have to go to a store—yes, a real brick-and-mortar type of deal—find the box of …

Why Facebook's Future Is In Mobile

When you first switch on an iPhone, you are asked for your Apple account. Switch on an Android device and nine times out of ten you’ll be asked for a Google account (the other ten percent will be Amazon asking Kindle users to log in). Windows Phone will ask for a Live account. BlackBerry will ask …