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SMX East is next week! Will we see you in NYC?

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Digital marketing guru says St. Louis is best place for new Amazon headquarters

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Microsoft's anti-malware sniffing service powers Edge to top spot in browser blocking tests

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Oculus looks to improve VR app discovery with content-based search

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Safeway Rolling Out Apple Pay This Month in United States

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Cool personal finance apps that just might save you money

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Omaha's downtown data center: First National Technology Solutions

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SMX East is next week! Will we see you in NYC?
Next week in New York City, search marketers from across the world will gather for — three days of actionable tactics, mind-expanding education and awesome, valuable networking events. We really hope to see you there! If you haven’t already booked your ticket, there’s still time. Here’s a rundown of your options: All Access passes pack the most punch. You get access to all of the sessions, keynotes, clinics, the entire Expo Hall, networking events, meals and refreshments, complimentary shuttle services, free WiFi and more   Read More ...
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Traders bet on obscure e-commerce stock in speculation over bitcoin's blockchain technology
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Digital marketing guru says St. Louis is best place for new Amazon headquarters
ST. LOUIS, Mo. _This Thursday is the deadline for cities trying to win the contest to land Amazon's second headquarters. The craziest stunt so far, Tucson, Arizona tried to send a giant cactus to Amazon's Seattle headquarters. Here in St. Louis, digital marketing guru Aaron Perlut penned an article for techcrunch.com stating that St. Louis is the best choice and there is no one singular selling point   Read More ...
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Microsoft's anti-malware sniffing service powers Edge to top spot in browser blocking tests
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Oculus looks to improve VR app discovery with content-based search
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You can now take out cash with your smartphone at some Wells Fargo ATMs
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Digital Marketing Channels are Flatlining. Here's What to Do to Stay Afloat.
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Nvidia wants to put license-plate-sized data centers into self-driving taxis
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Microsoft looks at whether Russians bought US ads on search engine
Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was looking into whether Russians bought U.S. election ads on its Bing search engine or on other Microsoft-owned products and platforms, after rival Google said it had discovered such ads on its products. “We take reports of misuse of our platform seriously. We are therefore investigating and if inappropriate activity is found, we will take steps to minimize such misuse in the future,” a Microsoft representative said in an email to Reuters   Read More ...
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UPDATE 1-Microsoft looks at whether Russians bought U.S. ads on search engine
(Adds comment from Microsoft) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was looking into whether Russians bought U.S. election ads on its Bing search engine or on other Microsoft-owned products and platforms, after rival Google said it had discovered such ads on its products.   Read More ...
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Microsoft looks at whether Russians bought US ads on search engine
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Microsoft looks at whether Russians bought U.S. ads on search engine
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Microsoft looks at whether Russians bought U.S. ads on search engine
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Data-center provider Switch surges in debut
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More details on Facebook's $1 billion data center in Henrico County
details emerged on Facebook Inc.'s pending arrival to Henrico County at a Thursday morning news conference. Facebook will invest $1 billion in Virginia as part of its plans to build a 970,000-square-foot data center at White Oak Technology Park in Henrico County. As part of a new renewable energy tariff designed by Facebook and Dominion Energy Virginia, hundreds of millions will go toward the construction of solar facilities to help make the data center powered with 100 percent renewable energy   Read More ...
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Bing Ads rolling out Dynamic Search Ads to US and UK
Advertisers in the US and UK can now run Dynamic Search Ads (DSA) in the Bing Ads platform. DSA support is available in the platform’s online interface today, and it will roll out to Bing Ads Editor throughout October. How DSA works DSA is an automated way of allowing Bing to serve ads to searchers without an advertiser having to specify certain keywords or landing pages to target   Read More ...
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Google Tez: 2 Reasons Why The New Google Mobile Payments App Threatens Visa And Mastercard In India
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Here are Bank of America's favorite e-commerce stock picks
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BRIEF-Extreme Networks to acquire data center business directly from Brocade Communications
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USA Today Network’s VR ad studio head, Holiday marketing prep & the GDPR
Marketing Day: USA Today Network’s VR ad studio head, Holiday marketing prep & the GDPR Amy Gesenhues on October 2, 2017 at 4:00 pm Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Oct 2, 2017 by Marcus Miller Wondering how to obtain the elusive “position zero” in Google search results? Columnist Marcus Miller discusses how to target answer boxes and related questions   Read More ...
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USA Today Network’s VR ad studio head: We’ve shown there’s an audience for VR ads
For the USA Today Network, virtual reality and 360-degree content is more than just hype. It’s becoming a revenue driver. For roughly a year and a half, the Network has been working with advertisers to develop immersive branded content that can be distributed across its media properties. The effort is spearheaded by the GET Creative unit, which launched in March 2016 as an in-house agency charged with executing projects for advertisers that can be promoted in all media that the USA Today Network operates in — including virtual reality (VR)   Read More ...
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Safeway Rolling Out Apple Pay This Month in United States
Safeway has announced that it is in the process of rolling out Apple Pay throughout October in the United States. The grocery store chain through its Twitter account in response to a customer inquiry on Sunday.Safeway has 912 grocery stores in the United States, with over 500 along the West Coast in California, Oregon, and Washington. The tweet did not specify which locations will begin accepting Apple Pay this month   Read More ...
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UPDATE 1-Microsoft search engine Bing to focus on PC search market -CEO
(Adds background on Bing) By Angela Moon NEW YORK, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said on Wednesday the company’s search engine, Bing, will focus on expanding in the PC search market after losing its deal with Apple Inc’s voice assistant Siri. Earlier this week, Apple said it would replace Bing as its default search engine for Siri on iOS and Spotlight on Mac with Alphabet Inc’s Google   Read More ...
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Microsoft search engine Bing to focus on PC search market: CEO
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said on Wednesday the company’s search engine, Bing, will focus on expanding in the PC search market after losing its deal with Apple Inc’s Siri. Earlier this week, Apple said it would replace Bing as its default search engine for Siri on iOS and Spotlight on Mac with Alphabet Inc’s Google   Read More ...
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Report: 57% of smart speaker owners have bought something with their voice
There are roughly 20 million smart speakers now in the US. And more than half of device owners have used them to buy something, according to survey data from NPR and Edison Research. The data released this week is part two of a report first introduced in July. Called “The Smart Audio Report,” the data are based on a survey of 800 people who owned at least one smart speaker and an equivalent number who did not   Read More ...
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YouTube unveils new tools to create custom ads at scale, sequence videos & more
In the race for user attention in an increasingly competitive video advertising landscape in which multiple players are bidding for brands’ video dollars, YouTube announced new tools, during Advertising Week in New York City, Monday. Designed to help advertisers reach their audiences with relevant messaging, at scale, the new features touch on improved targeting options, creative offerings and measurement tools. Custom Affinity Audiences based on other Google data Custom Affinity Audiences allow advertisers to define audience targeting based on YouTube searches   Read More ...
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Cool personal finance apps that just might save you money
Apple Pay Cash will boost interest in financial apps later this fall. We look at some apps to solve money troubles. Wochit. With many Millennials turning to their smartphones to pay up, instead of digging into their wallets for cash, it's little surprise that everyone from start-ups to big banks want to smack a financial app on all those mobile wallets   Read More ...
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Pinterest signs visual search & advertising deal with Target to license its Lens technology
Pinterest has signed a deal with Target to license its visual search technology, Lens, the retail brand announced on Monday. In exchange for a multiyear ad spend commitment, Target will be the exclusive retailer in the US with access to Lens. The deal marks Pinterest’s second to integrate Lens into another company’s product. After debuting Lens , Pinterest signed a deal with Samsung in April to embed Lens within the hardware company’s line of S8 smartphones   Read More ...
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Bing Ads & LinkedIn graphs integration underway, more in-market audiences available
Micorosoft has been pretty quiet about any concrete efforts to integrate LinkedIn and Bing data for advertisers, other than to essentially say, “be patient, it’ll come.” On Monday, Corporate VP of Microsoft Search Advertising Rik van der Kooi gave a little more color to those plans during a speech at Advertising Week in New York City. Additionally, the company outlined ways in which Microsoft (and Bing Ads) continues to integrate artificial intelligence into its search offerings, including support for conversational search   Read More ...
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6 ways the Era of Bots could dramatically change how products are marketed and sold
Let’s assume that software bots continue to proliferate, grow more intelligent and capable, and even generate a bot-to-bot ecosystem, where yours talks to mine and they both talk to brands’. What then? The huge ripple effects on how products are marketed, priced and sold could be the real story, Gupshup co-founder and CEO Beerud Sheth told me recently. His Cupertino, California-based company, whose name is Hindi for “chit chat,” makes a bot and messaging platform for developers   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Amazon Web Services to open data centers in Middle East by early 2019
* Amazon Web Services announces opening of data centers in Middle East by early 2019 * Amazon.com Inc - New AWS Middle East (Bahrain) region will consist of three availability zones at launch Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Omaha's downtown data center: First National Technology Solutions
The data center has been operating in downtown Omaha for 20 years. Omaha's downtown data center: First National Technology Solutions The data center has been operating in downtown Omaha for 20 years. WEBVTT JAMES: ON THE CORNER OF 17TH ANDCAPITOL, SITS FIRST NATIONALTECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS.FOR 20 YEARS, IT'S OPERATED AHIGH-TECrtH DATA CENTER, WORKINGWITH COMPANIES ACROSS THECOUNTRY.>> WE PROVIDE DATA CENTER HOSINGAND CLOUD COMPUTINGCAPABALIITIES ACrtROSS A VARIETYOF DIFFERENT SYSTEMS ANDPLATFORMS   Read More ...
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Alibaba is much more than just China's e-commerce platform
Amazon and Alibaba are racing toward the $500 billion valuation mark, as the battle between two of the world's largest retailers escalates in markets from India to the U.S. While Amazon is focusing on expanding its e-commerce business in new markets, Alibaba is investing in companies around the world – ranging beyond e-commerce to also include virtual reality and social media   Read More ...
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Programmatic TV is the future: Here’s how to capitalize on the opportunity
The tide is turning: traditional TV advertising is slowing down, programmatic TV is rapidly expanding, and tech platforms and broadcasters are in frantic competition to claim this new, highly desirable market. All TV will eventually be bought programmatically Five percent of all TV ad spend in the US will be programmatic by 2019, according to research by eMarketer. Though modest-sounding, that’s an extremely rapid expansion from $640 million in 2016 to the $3   Read More ...
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