Category Archives: Marketing

Brands like HP and Apple try film to reach young consumers who skip commercials – Los Angeles Times

Nike, HP, Apple and other brands are investing in documentaries as an alternative to reaching younger consumers who are skipping commercials.
— Read on www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-brand-documentaries-20190611-story.html

Google’s core June 2019 algorithm change hurts Daily Mail

The search giant just tweaked its algorithm with a core update for June 2019, and there already seems to be an impact.

— Read on www.fastcompany.com/90360580/googles-core-june-2019-algorithm-change-hurts-daily-mail

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In the middle of the night do you know who your phone is talking to?

In the middle of the night do you know who your phone is talking to? Apple promises privacy, but iPhone apps share your data with trackers, ad companies and research firms – The Washington Post Apple promises privacy, but iPhone apps share your data with trackers, ad companies and research firms – The Washington Post

We ran a privacy experiment to see how many hidden trackers are running from the apps on our iPhone. The tally is astounding.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/05/28/its-middle-night-do-you-know-who-your-iphone-is-talking/

Lock Picker Tests Company’s ‘Improved’ Bike Lock After He Easily Cut The Original. And, Well… – Digg

The CEO of Ottolock did not have kind words for the Lock Picking Lawyer after the YouTuber snipped through the bike lock in seconds. But Ottolock has now released the extra-strength Hexband lock. Unfortunately, it’s still not strong enough.
— Read on digg.com/video/ottolock-review

Apple should make more iPad apps for the Mac – The Verge

Dieter Bohn argues that this year at WWDC, Apple should go all in and make nearly all of its consumer Mac apps with the new UIKit / Marzipan frameworks, including Mail, Notes, Messages, FaceTime, Photos, Reminders, and Calendar. Apple should just go for it, sooner rather than later, and ideally right now.
— Read on www.theverge.com/2019/5/29/18643448/apple-wwdc-preview-mac-ipad-apps-marzipan

Crazy/Genius: Why Should We Care About Privacy? – The Atlantic

The Atlantic podcast Crazy/Genius returns to explain how privacy became the most important idea on the internet—and why it’s still so confusing.
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/05/crazygenius-season-three-privacy-internet/589078/

My Take by Brownie Bytes

#Google #Facebook #Amazon and #Twitter don’t have our best interests in mind especially when it comes to privacy. They are amoral techies with an agenda that we cannot trust.