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Why the tech industry needs a labor/union movement
The trend in this latest labor activism started in early April 2021 when some Google workers said they were creating a union to fight injustices. This created some debates and confusion among onlookers. For them, why would staff at a big tech company popular for free lunches and high salaries want a union? The move, […]
This week in apps; major events you need to know.
Google’s new ‘multi-search’ attributes hint at AR glasses’ future Google introduced a new “multi-search” feature in April that provides a way to search the web with both images and text at the same time. On Monday, during Google’s I/O developer conference, the firm disclosed an expansion to the feature, termed “Multisearch Near Me.” This feature […]
France fines Apple €25m, for slowing performance on older iPhones
French regulators have issued a €25 million fine against Apple, for slowing the performance of older iPhone without notifying users—the result of a probe that began in 2018, according to Tech Crunch. Apple will also be required to display a notice on its website for a month, informing users that regulators had found it had carried […]
Beyond Britain, Huawei makes inroads across Europe
After months of heated debate, Theresa May and her ministers have finally made a decision on how much of Britain’s new 5G network they are willing to entrust to Chinese multinational Huawei. In response to warnings from officials like defence minister Gavin Williamson, May’s National Security Council decided Huawei could participate in “non-core” aspects of […]
How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Mobile Technology
In today’s smartphone market, competing technologies are under substantial pressure to establish a lasting innovation advantage which will make their phone ‘smarter’ than rivals’. It’s not easy to stand out. Whatever ardent Android and iPhone platform users say, most phones in the same price segment come equipped with much the same hardware and software which […]
Did Apple just hobble Criteo's achilles heel ?
Apple caused some reverberations last week among ad-tech companies when it revealed that iOS 9 will permit “Content Blocking Safari Extensions”. In other words, the next release of iOS will allow users to install ad-blockers on its mobile browser, according to the documentation provided to developers at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Criteo’s stock plunged more […]
Codiki looks to bring true measurability and performance to the world of offline marketing
Two of the biggest challenges in marketing have long been tracking and measurability. While the advent of online marketing has gone a long way in helping to address these challenges, offline marketing such as direct mailings or handouts of paper flyers, remain largely immeasurable for many marketers. A rising player in the performance marketing space […]
Why are Apple ads in France advising against the iPhone 5C?
I’ve spent the week in Paris for LeWeb. One of the highlights of the trip has been riding in the Paris Metro, a highly visible symbol of what the French do best: combining world-class engineering with artistic beauty. Adverting is omnipresent in the Paris Metro (it’s no surprise that adtech is a growing part of […]