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The People v. O.J. Simpson and Game of Thrones Dominate the 2016 Emmys

Broadcast TV left on the outside looking in, again

On the night before the 2016-17 TV season began, the television industry honored its very best shows and actors at the 68th Emmy Awards—and the broadcast networks once again found…

What Ad Buyers Really Think About Google, Facebook, Twitter and Everything in Between

A candid discussion with 7 insiders

The major digital media platforms—full of big gains, big hype and often a lack of transparency—have made the advertising universe a complicated, fragmented place. And with eMarketer predicting digital ad…

From Microsoft to Self-Driving Cars, Invention Springs From Data

True breakthroughs come from product insights

In June, Microsoft bought LinkedIn, one of the largest acquisitions in the history of tech, and it boils down to one thing: data. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said as much in…

Amazon Dedicates September to Comedy by Releasing 4 Series, Including One From Woody Allen

Transparent also returns

The broadcast networks aren't the only ones rolling out most of their comedies when the new TV season kicks off in September. Amazon will debut four of its comedies, including…

Amazon Prime Day Sales Were Up 60%, and Robot Vacuum Cleaners Sold Like Crazy

23,000 Roombas purchased

If you are tired of hearing about Amazon Prime Day, well, put your hands over your ears because there are more on the way. The e-retail giant's self-created holiday Tuesday generated 60…

HGTV and Food Network's New Amazon TV Apps Let You Shop With Your Remote

Couch-potato commerce

Good news, Lazybones. If you have electronics and lawn care products to buy this weekend, you might not need to get off your living room sofa. HGTV and Food Network today…

Pinterest Adds a Shopping Cart and Visual Search to Challenge Amazon

Shopping while pinning just got easier

Shopping is getting easier on Pinterest Pinterest Pinterest has long positioned itself as the go-to platform for social shopping, and today it announced a number of new features that will make…

Google Beats Out Apple as the World's Most Valuable Company at $229 Billion

BrandZ's annual study ranks the top 100 businesses

Alphabet—Google's holding company—is also the world's most valuable alpha dog. Today, Millward Brown and WPP released their annual BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands, which tracks the worth of the…

How Amazon Saves You From the 'Showhole' When You Don't Know What to Binge Next

With Fire TV, you find a new show instantly

It's one of the unhappy side effects of binge-watching—that deep emptiness you feel inside after burning through your favorite on-demand series.  Amazon calls the common condition a "Showhole," and two new…

You Can Now Order Condoms With the Touch of an Amazon Dash Button

Trojan and 77 more brands join service on April Fool's Eve

Amazon has announced Dash buttons for 78 brands, including Red Bull, Energizer, Illy Coffee, L'Oréal Paris Revitalift, Slim Jim, Clorox and—safe-sex advocates will like this one—Trojan, the condom company. So now…

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