Friday, December 9, 2016

Uber launches gift cards in 35K retail locations across the U.S.

Starting Monday, you can buy an Uber gift card in stores. The ride-hailing company is now selling gift cards at Walmarts nationwide and plans to introduce them at CVS and Target. Uber popularized...

Microsoft signs cloud-computing pact with Adobe

Two of the world’s biggest marketing and sales platforms are getting together. Microsoft and Adobe announced today a new partnership that will see the two companies use and promote each other's cloud...

Twitter is adding in-app customer service features for brands

Twitter's been improving its customer-support functionalities for marketers for months, upgrading direct messaging and customer feedback capabilities. The social giant wants to be seen by retailers and other marketers as a...

Google’s 10 new commercials to refresh you what Duo is

Google really wants people to use its new video chat app Duo. So much so that it made not one or even two, but five different video ads promoting the service. The...

iOS 10 is now available to download

Apple's biggest update to iOS is now available for existing devices. iOS 10 can be downloaded from the general part of the settings page on compatible iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad...

Vimeo launches video marketing for business platform

Vimeo is adding a new membership tier to its platform aimed at businesses looking to create high quality video content. Of course, Vimeo already has a few paid tiers, but those are...

Apple officially unveils the iPhone 7

It’s finally here. After months of leaks and speculation, Apple has finally announced the iPhone 7- ironically, via their own Twitter account before it its actual keynote event (the tweet has since...

China consortium buys ad-tech venture Media.net for $900 million

Media.net, a player in the ad-tech space, announced on Monday that it had been acquired by a Chinese Consortium from serial internet entrepreneur Divyank Turakhia’s Starbuster TMT Investments in an all-cash...

Microsoft acquired Genee to integrate A.I. scheduling in Office 365

Microsoft today that it acquired Genee, an AI-powered scheduling assistant bot that specializes in planning meetings for large groups or when organizers don’t have direct access to the calendars of everyone involved. Genee’s...

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is now available

The day you've been waiting for is finally here, Galaxy device fans. Samsung's newest flagship phone, which we called the best Android device of the year, even topping the already impressive...

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Twitter Direct Message button lets you share messages privately

Twitter has introduced a Direct Message (DM) button that allows users to share tweets privately. The Direct Message button appears as an envelope right...