Topic: Mircosoft

Tomorrow's CMO Will Be Plugged Into the Entire Marketing Cycle

Introducing the Chief Everything Officer

The checkout screen at the gas station knows more about you than you think. Illustration: Shaw Nielsen   As the gas station clerk scanned each of the snacks I purchased during a recent…

These Will Be the 6 Hottest Categories at CES

Drones, robotics, awesome TVs and more

Wearables will be even more wearable. TVs more viewable. Drones more available. 3-D more printable. This year's Consumer Electronics Show will feature everything from biometric socks to 3-D scanners, and…

Bloomberg’s Paul Marcum Is Trying to Make Business Videos Go Viral

He's up for anything

Photo: Alfred Maskeroni Specs New gig Global head of digital video, Bloomberg Old gig Director, global digital marketing and programming, GE Age 45 Twitter @jpmarcum You started at Bloomberg in January as the global head of…

Retailers Hope to Bag Rivals' Customers on Twitter

Poaching purchasers via social 'conquesting'

Google “conquesting” has long been an e-commerce practice where marketers buy ads targeted at consumers searching for other brands’ products. But for holidays 2013, ’tis the season for poaching customers…

A Glimpse Into Bay Area Agency Venables Bell & Partners

Its founder’s unlikely success

Specs Who (l. to r.) Lucy Farey-Jones, partner, executive strategy director; Bob Molineaux, founder, president; Paul Venables, founder, executive creative director; Paul Birks-Hay, managing director; Kate Jeffers, head of client services;…

AdColony Knows the Secret to Better Click-Through Rates

Ask Coke, Kraft and Honda

Specs Who (l. to r.) Mike Owen, chief revenue officer; Will Kassoy, CEO; Nikao Yang, svp, new business development and marketing What Mobile video ad platform Where Los Angeles offices If you’ve ever noticed…

Brands Brace for Deluge of New Domains in April

P&G, Coca-Cola, Microsoft and dozens more call for a pre-emptive strike

The launch of hundreds of new top-level domains, such as dot-app, dot-music, even dot-sucks, is only two months away, and skittish advertisers are bracing for a return to the Web’s…