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Google Android Wear watches can already help you manage tasks but ToDoist thinks it has a better solution. That’s why the company is shrinking down its popular to-do app to fit on a smaller screen: ToDoist for Android Wear support is now included in the free app.
American businesses lose an estimated $37 billion a year due to meeting mistakes. Steve Jobs made sure that Apple wasn't one of those companies. Here are three ways the iconic CEO made meetings super productive.
There’s no shortage of great journalistic content being produced right now. From video interviews to longform writing to entirely reimagined storytelling vehicles, journalistic creativity and heft are at a high. But how do you pay for it? Legacy media operations are still tinkering with their business models to incorporate new and old revenue streams in a diversified mix that fits with their mission and market. There’s also been experimentation in financing grassroots news pursuits and individual reporter-derived news projects. Here are the more interesting and popular journalism funding models that were at play during 2014:
AdBlock Plus, the service that prevents ads loading on sites a user visits, is on the face of the natural enemy for publishers, as the ads it blocks remain the main source of online revenue for most. Even when the service allows publishers to pay to appear on AdBlock's whitelist, allowing ads that meet certain criteria to appear, that has implications for publishers, as Steve Chester of the Internet Advertising Bureau expressed at a debate on the subject at Kingston University:
Apple today confirmed to the New York Times that its mobile payment service, Apple Pay, has expanded in recent weeks to include more than a dozen new banks and retailers. This expansion in the mobile payment service follows an earlier surge in new participants, which included the Disney Store app, Sephora and Tickets.com.
Publishers faced a number of challenges over the past year, from hashing out ebook pricing terms with Amazon to adapting to slower ebook growth. Looking ahead, it can be difficult for publishers to envision where the most promising opportunities lie.
It will account for a stunning 26 percent of U.S. ad dollars by 2018
Having lobbied hard for a Spanish law that forces Google to pay royalties for using snippets of articles in its News service, and having since seen the company say it would shut down Google News in Spain because it doesn’t make money off it anyway, Spain’s publishers are now trying to stop that closure.
Media commentary currently is full of skepticism for news companies pursuing technology as a business, but the conversation has arguably missed the mark.