Tim Nudd's Top 10 Technology Stories of 2014 The year's big wins and fails from Twitter to Tinder

Here are the 10 most-read technology stories published on in 2014:

December 26, 2014, 7:21 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Netflix Films Unscripted Spots in Real People's Homes on Movie Night The joy of watching together

Tis the season to pile into the family room and argue over what to watch on Netflix. R/GA Los Angeles runs with that general theme—sweetened significantly—in its new Netflix campaign, themed…

December 23, 2014, 11:24 AM EST

Ad of the Day: It's Hump Day All Over Again in Geico's New Commercial Classic spot has unforeseen repercussions

Spoofing your own ads. It's what you do. The Martin Agency's work for Geico has often been hilariously self-aware. The whole "So easy, a caveman can do it" thing was advertising…

December 22, 2014, 11:34 AM EST

Corning and the MythBusters Guys Show You How to Get Millions of Views on a 10-Minute Pre-Roll Product testing that's fascinating and fun

Who wants to watch 10 minutes of industrial product testing? If Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are doing it, the answer is millions. The co-hosts of Discovery Channel's MythBusters filmed two…

December 22, 2014, 9:20 AM EST

Can This Beer From CP+B Make You Suddenly, Incredibly Creative? Follow the instructions and find out

Science recently confirmed what we previously had only suspected—that alcohol, in the right amount, does tend to produce the most creative thinking. Professor Jennifer Wiley and her team at the…

December 19, 2014, 2:46 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Hyundai's 'Exobaby' Might Be the Oddest Metaphor Yet for Its Drivers Feeling safe yet?

It's tough to make babies the star of car commercials, seeing as they're a long way from driving age. Not that advertisers haven't tried. Now, Hyundai jumps in with perhaps…

December 18, 2014, 3:37 PM EST

Hootsuite's Holiday Video Is 40 Minutes of an Owl Perched by a Roaring Fire Really, why overcomplicate it?

Hootsuite knows how to celebrate the holidays. On the heels of its great Halloween ads, the social media aggregation site has now rolled out a simple, awesome Christmas ad playing…

December 17, 2014, 4:16 PM EST

14 Brilliant Outdoor Ads That Rocked the Real World in 2014 Beautiful, subversive, playful and magical

As usual, many of this year's most inspired and delightful advertisements weren't found on TV, in print or online. They were found outside, where marketers played off the real world…

December 17, 2014, 6:57 AM EST

The 13 Biggest Brand Fails of 2014 The year's silliest, scariest and stupidest screw-ups

What were they thinking? That's about all you ask from the marketers on this list of 2014 brand fails, which run the gamut from arrogant to sexist to obscene to just…

December 16, 2014, 12:03 PM EST

Johnnie Walker Goes Walking After Midnight in New Year's Eve Ad Filmed on a Moving Stage Inside BBH's single-take spot

One of the great ads of the past decade was the 2009 Johnnie Walker spot, filmed in a single take, with the brilliant Robert Carlyle telling the brand's history while…

December 16, 2014, 7:40 AM EST