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Why regulators are likely to reject a Sprint/T-Mobile deal

Why regulators are likely to reject a Sprint/T-Mobile deal | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Reports have surfaced that Sprint is interested in acquiring T-Mobile, but T-Mobile's recent success with its 'Uncarrier' strategy is likely to sway regulators to block any deal that takes T-Mobile out of the game.
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Fisher-Price Releases Baby iPad Chair - PSFK

Fisher-Price Releases Baby iPad Chair - PSFK | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Parents and bloggers are outraged at Baby's First iPad Stand, but does it simply reflect a growing reality?
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The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing

The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Uber can charge what it likes, and that has some people muttering that the car-service company is to blame for all our economic ills. Humbug.
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Charter prepares Time Warner Cable offer at below $135/shr -source

NEW YORK, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc is preparing to send an offer letter to acquire TimeWarner Cable Inc as soon as next week, a source close tothe matter said on Friday.The offer...
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The economics underlying airline competition | McKinsey & Company

The economics underlying airline competition | McKinsey & Company | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Budget carriers face difficult odds moving into the most profitable sector of the airline industry. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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The Airline Industry Is Expecting Its Best Profits Ever In 2014

The Airline Industry Is Expecting Its Best Profits Ever In 2014 | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The global airline industry should make a net profit of $19.7 billion in 2014, an all-time high.
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Google Opens Its Online Exhibition Interface to All

Google Opens Its Online Exhibition Interface to All | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Today, Google launched Google Open Gallery, which opens its online exhibition tools to any artist, museum, archive, or gallery.
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GA13's curator insight, March 20, 2014 1:30 AM

Ignore this for the proposal, it's just really interesting re: the museum aspect.

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This Is Advertising’s Next Great Leap Forward

This Is Advertising’s Next Great Leap Forward | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The next leap in advertising is literally the ability to leap across screens. Picture a brand’s multipart marketing story that begins on your tablet and ends on your smartphone.
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Delayed Train? Skeptical Boss? M.T.A. Will Give Passengers a Late Note

Delayed Train? Skeptical Boss? M.T.A. Will Give Passengers a Late Note | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Since June 2010, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has given more than 250,000 Subway Delay Verification notes to passengers to excuse their tardiness.
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5 Challenges Your Brand Will Face When It Comes To Mobile Monetization – MRY Blog

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Leaked Uber Numbers, Which We’ve Confirmed, Point To Over $1B Gross, $213M Revenue | TechCrunch

Leaked Uber Numbers, Which We’ve Confirmed, Point To Over $1B Gross, $213M Revenue | TechCrunch | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Today, Valleywag got its hands on leaked screenshots of Uber's dashboard, along with a series of numbers from two weeks ago that show raw revenue, signups,..
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No Twerking at FTC's 'Blurred Lines' Native Ad Event, Loads of Insight

No Twerking at FTC's 'Blurred Lines' Native Ad Event, Loads of Insight | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
If those speaking at today’s hearing are any indication, there appears to be universal agreement around labeling paid content as such.
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Joe Stewart, Creative Director At Huge, On Making User Experience Pop

Joe Stewart, Creative Director At Huge, On Making User Experience Pop | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Facebook acquired Instagram for $715 million. Pinterest hit 2.5 billion monthly page views. Were living in image-obsessed times. How should businesses...
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Ad of the Day: Airbnb Builds Birdhouse Versions of 50 of Its Most Intriguing Listings

Ad of the Day: Airbnb Builds Birdhouse Versions of 50 of Its Most Intriguing Listings | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
It's the allure of Airbnb, but also its biggest stumbling block—its rental listings are not impersonal hotel rooms but actual people's homes.
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Facebook Slightly Tweaked How The Site Works — And It Screwed An Entire Profession

Facebook Slightly Tweaked How The Site Works — And It Screwed An Entire Profession | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Social media marketing firms are going to have to figure out new core competencies or they are going to go out of business.
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What Online Ads Really Cost - Digiday

Which costs the most: a homepage takeover of Yahoo, AOL or YouTube?
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Just Adding a Chief Data Officer Isn't Enough

Just Adding a Chief Data Officer Isn't Enough | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Incentives need to be aligned, too.
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Vice Media Buys a Tech Company to Experiment With Content Distribution

Vice Media Buys a Tech Company to Experiment With Content Distribution | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Vice Media announced that it was buying Carrot Creative, a digital agency that creates apps, websites and games for media companies and brands.
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The Lobotomy Files: Forgotten documents reveal government lobotomy of U.S. troops.

The Lobotomy Files: Forgotten documents reveal government lobotomy of U.S. troops. | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The Veterans Administration administered lobotomies to roughly 2,000 U.S. World War II veterans for treatment of mental disorders.
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Facebook Brand Pages Suffer 44% Decline in Reach Since December 1 | Ignite Social Media

Facebook Brand Pages Suffer 44% Decline in Reach Since December 1 | Ignite Social Media | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
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The TIME Invention Poll | TIME.com

The TIME Invention Poll | TIME.com | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
ABOUT THIS POLL The TIME Invention Poll, in cooperation with Qualcomm, was a survey of 10,197 people in seven mature markets (South Korea, the U.S., Germany, Sweden, Australia, the U.K.
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Facebook Hires "Deep Learning" Expert To Lead Artificial Intelligence Research Lab

Facebook Hires "Deep Learning" Expert To Lead Artificial Intelligence Research Lab | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Yann LeCun's research focuses on deep learning--a branch of machine learning in which researchers aim to emulate humans auditory and visual systems.
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Beatport “Bloodbath” As Dance Music Startup Lays Off Engineers | TechCrunch

Beatport “Bloodbath” As Dance Music Startup Lays Off Engineers | TechCrunch | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
"These guys will trash the office if we don't send someone there", Beatport worried, so it flew HR to its San Francisco office to fire the whole engineering..
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Much Ado About Native Ads - Digiday

The most amazing thing about the Federal Trade Commission’s workshop about native advertising Wednesday morning is that it happened at all.
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Twitter Is About To Officially Launch Retargeted Ads | TechCrunch

Twitter Is About To Officially Launch Retargeted Ads | TechCrunch | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Twitter is ready to roll out retargeted ads fueled by browser cookies, sources confirm. Twitter could make the announcement as soon as tomorrow, expanding..
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