Intel’s Holiday Pop-Up Store Sounds Like The Opposite Of Christmas

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Description:  Intel will open a series of pop-up shops around New York City this holiday season, starting with one in the city’s Nolita neighbourhood. Source: Fast Company Date: November 14, 2013  Intel is opening a series of pop-up shops around New York in an attempt to woo holiday shoppers. But without a gift-worthy, flagship product, what’s the draw? Anyone who has… Read more »

Canadian Agency Launches Viral Video for View-Buying Service

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Description: Canadian company John St. has created a viral video about viral videos. The video outlines their fake company “buyral” which supposedly incorporates a system of employed “clickers” who are hired to simply give your video views, and in turn, make your video go viral. Source: TechVibes  Date: November 6th, 2013 Toronto-based agency John St. is creating buzz… Read more »

Five Social Video Trends to Watch in 2014

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Description: Advances in social media and online marketing techniques are rapidly increasing to new heights everyday. Here are some social video trends to be on the look out for the coming year. Source: Techvibes Date: October 24, 2013 Social Media and online video are fast moving and sprouting quickly into new dimensions. Increasingly, businesses are learning… Read more »

Bundled up: Rogers bets on a digital future for magazines

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Description: Rogers hopes to add online magazine publications to its database available to wireless and cable subscribers. Digital publications also offer an advanced way to track reader trends to entice advertisers. Source: The Globe and Mail Date: September 26, 2013 Rogers Media is taking a lesson from its parent company’s cable division, as it bundles all… Read more »

Microsoft’s New Scroogled Video Says Google Will Read Your Valentine’s

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Description: Microsoft launched another anti-Google video this Valentine’s day as part of its “Scroogled” campaign. It’s not often that tech companies try to smear the competition, so why is Microsoft doing this now? Source: TechCrunch Date: February 10th, 2013 “Don’t want Google snooping on your Valentine?” That’s the question Microsoft is asking today in its… Read more »