Twitter officially launches ‘threads,’ a new feature for easily posting tweetstorms

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Pocket

Twitter today is announcing the launch of a new feature that will allow people to more easily post tweetstorms – that is, those series of connected tweets that have grown to become a popular workaround for getting past Twitter’s character count limitation in order to share longer thoughts.

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Twitter officially launches ‘threads,’ a new feature for easily posting tweetstorms

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Pocket

Twitter today is announcing the launch of a new feature that will allow people to more easily post tweetstorms – that is, those series of connected tweets that have grown to become a popular workaround for getting past Twitter’s character count limitation in order to share longer thoughts.

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2017 was the year digital ad spending finally beat TV

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Pocket

We’ve been headed here for a while. But this was the year it actually happened: Advertisers spent more on digital than traditional TV.

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Google launches three new photography apps for testing experimental technology

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Pocket

Google today is launching a trio of new photo apps – a part of new series of what it has dubbed photography “appsperiments.” (Get it? Ha ha.

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Technology Innovation Isn’t Just for Tech Companies

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Pocket

Information-technology executives at companies of all kinds in the Drucker Institute’s Management Top 250 ranking of the most effectively managed U.S.

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Exclusive: Uber’s Chinese rival Didi Chuxing to enter Mexico next year – sources

Posted by on Dec 9, 2017 in Pocket

MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Didi Chuxing, China’s ride-hailing behemoth, plans to expand into Mexico next year, intensifying its global rivalry with Uber, according to two sources familiar with the plans.

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YouTube to Launch New Music Subscription Service in March

Posted by on Dec 9, 2017 in Pocket

YouTube plans to introduce a paid music service in March, according to people familiar with the matter, a third attempt by parent company Alphabet Inc. to catch up with rivals Spotify and Apple Inc.

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Apple is buying Shazam at a big discount

Posted by on Dec 9, 2017 in Pocket

Apple plans to buy Shazam, the song-recognition company, for hundreds of millions of dollars. The deal, which could be announced as soon as next week, is expected to value the company at around $400 million, according to three people familiar with the deal.

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15 Stunning Data Visualizations (And What You Can Learn From Them)

Posted by on Dec 2, 2017 in Pocket

We’re drowning in data. Everyday, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created. This is the equivalent of 90% of the world’s information–created in the last two years alone. Now this is what we call “big data.”

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Google Trends now surfaces data from News, Images, YouTube and Shopping verticals

Posted by on Dec 2, 2017 in Pocket

Google announced today it’s expanding the focus of its Google Trends service – the site that lets anyone track what the world’s web searchers are looking for in both real time and non-real time.

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