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Google Provides a Clearer View of Glass

After nearly two years of research, testing and developers-only access, Google announced Wednesday that consumers would finally be next to view the world through Glass, the company's augmented-reality glasses project. Those users can participate, however, only if they are the winners of a social med...

Burger King Grilled, Jeep Sideswiped During Twitter Hacks

The Twitter accounts for fast-food chain Burger King and automaker Jeep were taken over by hackers this week, prompting calls for stronger authentication practices while forcing marketing professionals to once again confront the shadowy regions of social media. Burger King was the first brand to rep...

M-Commerce Is on a Tear, Survey Says

Mobile commerce sites showed growth during the 2012 holiday shopping season as they gave consumers more on-the-go options for buying and researching products, according to the latest ForeSee Mobile Satisfaction Index. ForeSee, a customer experience analytics firm, saw the Index jump two points over ...

Harris Poll Delivers Top Reputation Ranking to Amazon

Amazon, purveyor of everything you would need for a Valentine's Day dinner -- wine, food, romantic music, a DVD of Casablanca -- received a lot of love from respondents to the 2013 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient study released this week; it rated Amazon the top spot among 60 of the most visible U.S...

Stan Lee Sketches Web Portal for Kids

Comic book legend Stan Lee wants kids to join him on his next superhero adventure. The 90-year-old creator of Spider-Man and cocreator of Iron Man, Thor and the rest of the Avengers, this week launched Stan Lee's Kids Universe as part of a joint venture between his POW! Entertainment and 1821 Comics...

Twitter Buys Bluefin to Solidify Hold on Second Screen

The tweets were flying this week, and not just about Beyonce and blackouts at the Super Bowl. Twitter was itself the subject of tweets following the announcement late Monday that it had inked a deal to buy social TV analytics firm Bluefin Labs. Terms were not disclosed. Bluefin Labs, founded in 2008...

Online Warm-ups: Super Bowl Advertisers’ New Game Plan

As the U.S. prepares for kick-off of Sunday's Super Bowl, advertisers already have their plays in motion. Many of the commercials are already viewable online, and ads get support from online components. Over the past few years, the brands who buy air time for the Super Bowl have begun posting their ...

Is the Time Ripe for BlackBerry?

BlackBerry 10 may have had its thunder stolen by "BlackBerry" -- that is, the announcement that "Research In Motion" has been deep-sixed, and the company name is now the same as its iconic brand. The rebranding is an effort to put more juice behind the launch of the highly anticipated new BB10 opera...

Pinterest Plays With More Prominent Pics

Pinterest, the social scrapbooking site that has quickly captured the Web's attention, this week rolled out a beta test of a redesigned look that features larger pictures and a new way of navigating pages. The biggest change to Pinterest is that images are larger, and there's more information on pin...

Customers Just Want to Be Tweeted Right

It's fairly common practice today for major brands to have a social media team at the ready to respond to customer complaints on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. The practice is so widespread that the Call Center Satisfaction Index report released last week by CFI Group found that ...

Bronto Remarketing Engine Slices and Dices Retail Customer Preferences

Bronto Software this week released a significant update to its Bronto Marketing Platform: a remarketing engine that helps retailers link online and in-store purchases in order to create targeted email messages that speak to the individual user. New features allow marketers to collect data such as pu...

VCs and Fitness Products: The Shape of Things to Come

Browse any mobile app store and you'll find a number of apps relating to monitoring activity and tracking fitness while you work out and train. Shelf space is increasingly dedicated to fitness-related gadgets including activity monitors and other workout gear. Now there are massively multiplayer-sty...

Facebook’s Graph Search Turns Up Privacy Issues

Facebook's introduction of Graph Search has been greeted with -- wait for it -- complaints about privacy. Graph Search is a feature Facebook introduced to allow users to enter parameter-based searches to find friends -- and friends of friends -- who share certain interests. A search for "friends who...

Hot Trends at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show

At this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the auto industry made gestures toward smarter navigation and entertainment systems, as well as streamlining the SUV category. NAIAS and the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas are scheduled around the same time each year, and the ...

Microfunding: How Fitness Tech Entrepreneurs Get That Rosy Glow

Microfunding sites such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo and newcomer ClickStartMe are making it possible for entrepreneurs and inventors from small-scale to established companies to get the momentum they need to put out a product. One category that is seeing a lot of activity is sports and fitness. New ca...

BB10 Buzz: Brilliant Marketing or Boom Goes the Dynamite?

Just days away from Research In Motion's Jan. 30 launch of the BlackBerry 10 platform, which includes a new operating system and a fresh lineup of phones, the advertising machine has yet to churn into action. That doesn't mean RIM isn't busy building buzz, however. Several press releases have fueled...

DeleteMe Mobile App Helps Keep Data Brokers at Bay

Data brokers are watching your every move online. They track the sites you visit, articles you read, purchases you make, and even the names of your children. To cut through the red tape of monitoring and removing stored information, online privacy company Abine is offering a mobile version of its...

USC Report Links Ad Networks to Piracy Sites

Kim Dotcom didn't make his millions from the illegal downloads that took place on Megaupload, the now-defunct site he ran. Rather, he mostly made his money from ads that ran on the illegal download site, which highlights a need for ad networks to do a better job policing their stable of publishers. ...

Those Spicy Snapchat Vids Don’t Self-Destruct

So you thought those photos and videos you sent using Snapchat or Poke -- you know, the embarrassing ones -- were supposed to self-destruct after being viewed by the intended recipient? Not so fast. It turns out that there's a way to save them that doesn't require a lot of skill or expense. When an ...

Amazon Primes Programming Pump With 6 Original Pilots

One of the features of Amazon Prime, in addition to free two-day shipping, is access to free video content. To sweeten the deal, Amazon is using its Amazon Studios division to produce original content: The company has ordered six pilots for original series, which will become available on Prime Insta...

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