/newsrooms launches TechPORTFOLIO to cover economic value of startup ecosystems

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Startups have ended the industrial era and have become the net job creators in many major markets across the globe. To follow this disruptive change, /newsrooms has launched TechPORTFOLIO, a social media-driven destination that covers the economic value and financial benefit of startup ecosystems as they emerge locally, nationally and internationally. “TechPORTFOLIO will explore the […]

The Next Revolution: “IoT” and AR in the Enterprise

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Another industrial revolution is underway. As the Internet of Things starts to drive manufacturing enterprises, the production of a “thing” no longer stops at the end of the assembly line. Companies now make devices that can change throughout their life cycles. The IoT blurs the lines between product, service and data, a phenomenon with powerful […]

Millennials and Cars

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Millennials share cars, they don’t buy them. True or false? /newsrooms correspondent Hilary Doyle gets into the numbers and facts at #CIAS2016. You may be surprised how this next generation is flexing its purchasing power. Sharing’s good for cookies, not so much for cars. Watch the video.

#InnovTFO and the Future of Education

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Technology has amplified the pace of innovation and business transformation. To stay competitive, governments, post-secondary institutions and educators are focusing on investments to make education more effective. Ontario’s French broadcaster TFO has taken the lead in advancing the discussion on education and technology. TFO’s Les Tablettistes brings together influential stakeholders looking at technology in education. […]

The Enterprise Augmented Reality Revolution Will be Live on Social Media

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It’s not often one gets to witness the birth of an entirely new era for an industry. And in fact, the rise of augmented reality in the enterprise will bring with it new developments in several industries, from manufacturing, to health care, retail and law enforcement. Recently, /newsrooms deployed a coverage team to Boston to […]

Building Authority for Brands in Regulated Industries Using Social Media

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#Risk. #Compliance. #Privacy. Regulation. Data protection. #B2B brands still worry a lot about the content on their social media channels. On top of these considerations is the perception that social media isn’t an ideal platform for engaging in serious conversations. Smart brands are pushing aside these misperceptions. In the last two years, /newsrooms has worked […]

Star Wars Revenue: Disney’s New Hope

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Updated 21Jan16 Disney’s ESPN faces another challenge, and this time it’s not cord cutting. Facebook is moving into sports content. According to re/code, Facebook users will be able to get “play-by-play updates, live stats and expert commentary … all inside of Facebook.” This social media sports content can only put more pressure on ESPN, which […]

Ad Blocking, Virtual Reality, Dark Social: What brands need to know for 2016

Ad Blocking, VR and Dark Social for 2016

The pace of change in media is accelerating and the stakes are higher than ever. Don’t look back, instead focus smartly on the year ahead. Here are 3 top trends and issues to keep in mind as the calendar rolls into 2016. Block that ad One of the most disruptive technologies to hit the media […]

Testing Cinemagraphs

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  /newsrooms is constantly experimenting with tools and approaches to tell compelling stories on social media. Right now we’re excited about cinemagraphs. A blend of video and still photography, cinemagraphs give the illusion of motion with the contrast of a static frame. According to Flixel, the makers of Cinemagraph Pro, cinemagraphs get viewed, on average, […]