Trump Hauls Out Google Conspiracy Theory for Another Airing


Perhaps still reeling from what’s widely viewed as the bruising he took in a debate watched by more than 80 million people on TV earlier this week — countless more online — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday opened a campaign rally with a previously discredited attack. Trump began his speech at the Waukesha, Wisconsin, event by touting an online Google poll that showed him up two points nationwide — but then followed that by saying Google’s search engine was biased in favor of his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

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Hard-Pressed Pebble Sheds 25 Percent of Workforce


Pebble — once viewed as the little smartwatch company that could — last week cut its worldwide workforce by 25 percent, according to news reports. That’s reportedly about 40 people, but actual figures are hard to come by because Pebble is privately held. The company has raised $46 million, but CEO Eric Migicovsky blamed the layoffs on the difficulty of raising funds in Silicon Valley. “Pebble was an early innovator but always had an uphill battle to take on the big boys of consumer electronics,” noted Cliff Raskind of Strategy Analytics.

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T-Mobile accused of downgrading YouTube video quality without consent

Article Image T-Mobile is reportedly downgrading the quality of YouTube clips viewed by customers, even though the service isn’t a partner in T-Mobile’s Binge On program.

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Advertising Online? How's Your Viewability?


Viewability — that is, a display or video ad’s ability to be viewed effectively on a Web page — is the most critical factor in any video or display ad campaign. However, a surprisingly large percentage of display and video ads lacked either visibility or longevity, the two most important pieces of viewability, in recent studies. Visibility is the ability to gain immediate exposure within a target audience, and longevity is a video’s ability to maintain a long-term presence. How exactly can a marketer ensure short- or long-term viewability?

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Rumor: Apple may soon update iPad mini with A8 CPU, 802.11ac Wi-Fi

With last year’s iPad mini 3 upgrade largely viewed as a disappointment, sporting the same processor and form factor as its predecessor, a new report says Apple may be looking to soon rectify that with a fourth-generation model featuring upgraded internal specifications.



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Whodunnit? 4 Suspects in CRM Murder Mystery


Although it’s often mistakenly viewed as a technology, CRM is really a discipline — and it’s not a solo discipline, like a martial art or meditation. It’s a team discipline, one in which every customer-facing employee can make a contribution. Whether those contributions are positive or negative depends on the teammates. In most cases where CRM is decreed to have “failed,” the cause isn’t the technology — it’s usually the failure of someone within the company important to the CRM process to commit to the concept.

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