Samuel Hinson

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Marijuana Officially Legal in Washington, D.C. (For Now)

As of Midnight Thursday, marijuana is now legal in Washington, D.C. However, how long weed stays decriminalized in the nation's capital remains to be …

What McDonald’s Is Doing on Snapchat [Infographic]

The Snapchat marketing train just keeps picking up steam.<p>Agencies and brands have been jumping aboard since late summer 2013, and this week, …

Sumpto Wants To Be The Klout For College Students

Like a growing number of students, Ben Kosinski attended multiple universities over the course of his collegiate career. Although these schools differed wildly in culture and the makeup of their student bodies, the one thing that seems to remain true at any school, he says, is the level of …

Nintendo ending DS and Wii online multiplayer in May

Nintendo has announced that it will end support for its online multiplayer service on the DS and Wii. Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection will shut down on May 20th, meaning that games will no longer work online; offline features, however, will continue to work. Wii apps like Hulu, YouTube, and the built-in …

Now Brands Will Be Able to Flirt With Each Other on Facebook Too

Brand-on-brand action has gotten pretty steamy on Twitter in the last year, with companies constantly interacting (sometimes romantically) via the …

Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air

Jeff Bezos is nothing if not a showman. Amazon's CEO loves a good reveal, and took the opportunity afforded by a <i>60 Minutes</i> segment to show off his company's latest creation: drones that can deliver packages up to 5 pounds to your house in less than half an hour. They're technically octocopters, as …

Wearables Market Heating Up, With More Than 17M Bands Forecast To Ship This Year, Says Canalys

The wearables device market is still in its infancy but it’s growing fast — with more than 17 million wearable bands forecast to ship this year, according to a new forecast by Canalys.<p>It reckons 2014 will be the year that wearables become a “key consumer technology,” and is predicting the smart …

Franchises Boost Disney's Quarterly Earnings

The main takeaway from Walt Disney stellar earnings announcement today is that franchises are the company’s life blood so don’t expect them to go away any time soon.<p>The company reported revenues of $12 billion, up 9% from last year, and net income of $1.8 billion, up 33% over first quarter …

Netflix to spend $3bn on TV and film content in 2014

Netflix is committed to spending almost $3bn on TV and film content in 2014 and more than $6bn over the next three years, as the cost of securing international rights and commissioning new shows continues to mount on the streaming giant's balance sheet.<p>The US company also announced this week that …

How Millennials Are Shaping The Future Of Business Travel

A new generation of business travelers is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with. Millennials, the generation of tech savvy digital natives currently in their twenties and early thirties, will account for nearly half of the workforce by 2020, bringing with them vastly different travel habits …