Backlash against tech giants hindering Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto plan, executive says — Financial Post

Growing public mistrust of technology giants is making it more challenging for Sidewalk Labs LLC to gain support for its high-tech neighbourhood in Toronto, according to an executive at the firm. Read More via Backlash against tech giants hindering Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto plan, executive says — Financial Post Continue reading Backlash against tech giants hindering Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto plan, executive says — Financial Post

Watches Are Yet Another Easy Way Rich People Make Their Money Into More Money — TONY88

As tattooed rockers, tech bros and Instagram influencers pile into the tweedy world of watch collecting, prices for sought-after classics from brands like Rolex, Omega and Patek Philippe are shooting up. In some cases, they have doubled in just a couple of years. These next-generation collectors see old timepieces not just as a subtly stylish […] via Watches Are Yet Another Easy Way Rich People Make Their Money Into More Money — TONY88 Continue reading Watches Are Yet Another Easy Way Rich People Make Their Money Into More Money — TONY88

The Green Study Useful Insights

Whenever a blog post gets any attention, I receive comments and emails from new bloggers asking for advice. This is all very flattering and for a few moments, I puff myself up to expound on guidelines about blogging. Except they’re only guidelines for me. What works for me, serves my purpose, meets my needs as […] via Blogging in the Age of Twitter and Other Bits of Unsolicited Advice — The Green Study Continue reading The Green Study Useful Insights

Google Publisher Better Ads Standards?

Google has introduced a tool for publishers to help them identify how annoying and intrusive their site’s ads are. The new tool, called Ad Experience Report, measures how well a site’s ads comply with the Better Ads Standards, which are determined by the Coalition for Better Ads. Publishers can also refer to Google’s new best […] via Google Introduces Tool for Identifying Annoying Ads on Your Site. — Ryker Technologies Continue reading Google Publisher Better Ads Standards?

SnapChat Exclusively for TimeWarner

A recent move by Time Warner Cable shows that Snapchat is still an attractive marketing tool. The company announced that it will pump $100 million into producing content exclusively for Snapchat. Though investors may be shying away from the Snap Inc.’s stock after initial excitement surrounding its IPO, Time Warner’s move signals that content companies […] via Time Warner drops $100M on Snapchat content — Site Title Continue reading SnapChat Exclusively for TimeWarner

Instagram Buff Hello Paris

By Theadora Brack Juggling social media platforms like a smooth operator (if I squint), I’ve recently added Instagram to my grapevine repertoire. That’s right. During the month of November, I created a short stack of photographs of Paris—a baker’s dozen, to be exact! Pirouetting straight to the point: I am hooked. So stay tuned for […] via Paris: Calling All Instagram Buffs — Paris: People, Places and Bling Great ideas for novelist and professionals. -Ronald Brown Continue reading Instagram Buff Hello Paris