Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

… business model than competition from Google, however. “That’s not the cause of ad tech’s weakness by itself,” Wieser said. “Those are not very good businesses. They’re mostly commoditized.” Either way, noted venture capitalist Fred Wilson predicted in January that it would be virtually impossible to find funding for an internet advertising business this year. “The ad:tech market will go the way of search, social, and mobile as investors and …

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The Saudi Prince, the Sheikh and a Gulf Renegade

June 9, 2017

… engage Prince Mohammed, 31, who was appointed deputy crown prince by his father, King Salman, in 2015. The ambitious prince, known as MBS and who is also Saudi defense minister, emerged as the driving force behind a reform plan unveiled last year that’s meant to drag his country, shackled by the strict teachings of an 18th century imam, into the 21st century economy. His model may have been Dubai rather than the more conservative Abu Dhabi of Bin Zayed, but the relationship endured. …

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Apple gave us new Photos, Maps, and Siri: Check out what you missed at WWDC

June 6, 2017

… display model to go along with the standard 21.5-incher and 27-inch Retina 5K powerhouse, giving users a new eye-popping choice the displays are 43 percent brighter than the last generation, supporting 1 billion colors. Image: apple Each of the iMacs include Intel’s powerful new Kaby Lake chips, and the new Radeon graphics chips are a focus, especially on the 27-inch model, which could be a powerful tool for VR developers. MacBook and MacBook Pro refresh Apple gave both the ultra-thin …

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4 Scientifically-Backed Reasons You Should Choose Experiences, Not Things

May 29, 2017

Picture this: Youve just finished working your busiest time of the year. For all your efforts, you receive a nice paycheck. To reward yourself, you look for places to spend your hard-earned money. What would you choose out of these options? 1. A brand new TV or a vacation abroad? 2. A piece of jewelry or a multi-course meal at a restaurant? 3. The latest phone model or a class on learning a skill? All of these questions point toward how we should spend our money. Should we spend it on material …

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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

… myself. I played the sport through high school, college, and professionally in Germany, so I’ve worn football helmets for my entire life including the Riddell Speed model the Precision Fit system is built on but I’ve never experienced anything like this. A standard model of the Speedflex helmet. Image: riddell When I played youth football, helmets were given out to players without much thought, with a few pumps of air and a hearty slap on the side of the head to check if it …

May 28, 2017
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VS Angel Stella Maxwell Reveals A Bold Trend You Can Rock At The Beach This Summer

… Angel? LOL, literally no one. On Tuesday, May 23, Elite Daily had the chance to speak with model Stella Maxwell about her workout advice and the bold trends shell be rocking this summer. When I asked Stella to give me advice on how to look my best while working out in the warm weather, she suggested I check out the new ballet inspired Victoria Sport collection, White Hot Summer. If you go directly to the VS website, youll see the gorgeous collection on the homepage. Stella said the sportswear …

May 25, 2017
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Bulletin bets that online shopping brands still want storefronts

… store. Image: bulletin The company announced this week that its raised a $2.2 million seed round from some high-profile investors, including Flybridge Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Afore Ventures, and Y Combinator. Some of that money will go towards expansion beyond New Yorks city limits with planned projects in Los Angeles and possibly elsewhere. Perhaps the most remarkable part of Bulletins business model is that the web-born brands actually pay for the privilege of appearing in its chic IRL …

May 19, 2017
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Of course people can’t stop speculating about Apple’s design for the iPhone 8

The successor to the iPhone 7 Plus (seen above) could look just like these leaked pics.Image: lili sams/mashable We’ve heard a ton about what’s probably coming with the iPhone 8 but we still don’t even know for sure if Apple has even decided on the flagship’s final design. The company’s indecisiveness about the final version of the flagship’s anniversary model has reportedly been one of the factors in its rumored delay, along with more technical issues, like …

May 19, 2017
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