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Productivity Is Soaring at Top Firms and Sluggish Everywhere Else

by Davis Brand Capital on August 26, 2015 in strategic

A spirited debate is now under way on the future of technology and productivity. Some argue that the…

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What Matters Now: Digital Kids.

by Davis Brand Capital on August 11, 2015 in cultural

While a great deal of attention has been lavished on the habits and behaviors of Millennials (born in…

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True Love is Waiting for You on Uber, Yelp, Quizup, and All Your Other Apps

by Davis Brand Capital on August 7, 2015 in cultural

Within three weeks of launching in 2013, mobile trivia app QuizUp had become the fastest growing mobile game in…

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50 Smartest Companies 2015

by Davis Brand Capital on June 30, 2015 in strategic

Sometimes we hear that technology companies have lost their ambition. Too many great minds are pouring their energy…

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If You Can’t Control It, You Can’t Own It

by Davis Brand Capital on May 13, 2015 in strategic

When Green Mountain Coffee Roasters announced its quarterly financial results last week, the news was bad for the company—but…

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Portrait of the Modern Consumer

by Davis Brand Capital on May 7, 2015 in strategic

The ubiquity of technology has changed the traditional conventions and scripts for modern lifestyles. In a world where…

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The Future of Museums is Reaching Way Beyond Their Walls

by Davis Brand Capital on April 20, 2015 in strategic

The American Museum of Natural History has always been one of the most popular destinations in New York…

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This Smart Device Takes The Stress Out Of Insulin Tracking

by Davis Brand Capital on April 17, 2015 in design

Type 1 (and even some Type 2) diabetics rely on carefully balanced insulin doses throughout the day to…

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How IBM Plans To Help Reinvent The Modern Corporation

by Davis Brand Capital on April 13, 2015 in strategic

It’s no secret that big corporations are not what they used to be.  In recent years, we’ve seen…

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The Problem with Fake Meat

by Davis Brand Capital on April 3, 2015 in strategic

People want burgers. It seems hardwired. You can read Richard Wrangham’s Catching Fire to learn how man evolved…

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Realm Can Expand Its Reach With $20M Investment

by Davis Brand Capital on March 24, 2015 in economic

Realm, makers of a small mobile database that resides inside an app directly on a smartphone or other…

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Google is Making a Luxury Watch With Tag Heuer and Intel

by Davis Brand Capital on March 19, 2015 in strategic

TO WELCOME THE giant crowd at Baselworld, Rolex, Patek Philippe, Breitling, Hubot, and just about every other high-end…

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Alibaba Teases New Face Recognition Tool for Mobile Pay

by Davis Brand Capital on March 16, 2015 in economic

Alibaba may be about to take the concept of dining out on your face to a whole new…

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The Apple Watch’s Insanely Great Economics

by Davis Brand Capital on March 10, 2015 in economic

The most compelling case you can make for the Apple Watch is that it frees us from our…

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Smartwatch Pushes Apple Into High-End Fashion

by Davis Brand Capital on March 9, 2015 in strategic

Apple Inc. is technology’s luxury brand. Now it is crossing into high-end fashion, with a smartwatch that blurs…

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The Next Stage in the Battle for Our Attention: Our Wrists

by Davis Brand Capital on March 6, 2015 in strategic

News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated…

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Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2015

by Davis Brand Capital on March 4, 2015 in economic

Technology is perhaps the greatest agent of change in the modern world. While never without risk, technological breakthroughs…

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Apple’s Looming Watch Spurs Frenzy of Upgrades for Android Timepieces

by Davis Brand Capital on March 2, 2015 in cultural

As Apple Inc. prepares to release its much-heralded smartwatch, rival gadget makers are racing to upgrade their own…

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Making It

by Davis Brand Capital on February 20, 2015 in strategic

On February 5th, the day the beleaguered chain of Radio Shack electronics stores filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy,…

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Raspberry Pi 2 Review: A $35 Computer Can Do a Heck of a Lot

by Davis Brand Capital on February 18, 2015 in economic

Our computers have become too easy to use. Right out of the box, they’re ready to go. No…

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WeTransfer, Funky Dutch Cousin Of Dropbox And Box, Gets $25M To Go Large In The U.S.

by Davis Brand Capital on February 17, 2015 in economic

WeTransfer, the Dutch cloud-based web and mobile service that lets users send files to each other that are…

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Smart Hospital Robot is an Autonomous, High Tech Courier

by Davis Brand Capital on February 16, 2015 in economic

With the robotics industry rapidly advancing, one of the most exciting areas of development is within healthcare. We…

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Battle of the Wearables

by Davis Brand Capital on February 6, 2015 in cultural

It is not surprising that technology is front and center of the Davis Brand Capital 25 and of the innovation…

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Battle of the Brand Leaders

by Davis Brand Capital on February 6, 2015 in davis-brand-brief

This month, we explore how the best managers in the world navigate the strategic, economic, cultural and creative…

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The Chief Marketing Technologist: Luxury Or Necessity?

by Davis Brand Capital on February 3, 2015 in cultural

Three years ago, Gartner made headlines projecting that the CMO would outspend the CIO on technology by 2017.…

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15 Predictions for Tech and Design in 2015

by Davis Brand Capital on February 2, 2015 in design

It’s our favorite time of year, when frogs from around the world examine the state of technology’s future.…

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Are CMOs Poised To Take Over Technology Purchasing?

by Davis Brand Capital on January 29, 2015 in strategic

Today, most tech purchase decisions are still being made in the CIO/CTO suite. There is nothing new about…

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Did Microsoft Just Become Cool?

by Davis Brand Capital on January 22, 2015 in cultural

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella set what he called a “bold goal” at the Windows 10 launch event Wednesday:…

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Gates Foundation Sees a Better Future Driven by Technology

by Davis Brand Capital on January 22, 2015 in cultural

The lives of the world’s poor will improve more over the next 15 years than ever before, driven…

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Technology Is Latest Battlefront in Luxury Autos

by Davis Brand Capital on January 21, 2015 in strategic

The horsepower race is dead, giving way to advanced hybrid technology and smaller displacement engines. Digital technology has…

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Technology Enhances The Brand Experience

by Davis Brand Capital on January 20, 2015 in strategic

I’m no Dirty Harry, but I know what you’re thinking. As a CMO, you own the way customers…

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The Communication Of The Future Is So Real You Can Touch It

by Davis Brand Capital on January 20, 2015 in design

Early one morning last year Hiroshi Ishii, associate director of the MIT Media Lab, placed his hand on…

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25 Disruptive Technology Trends for 2015 – 2016

by Davis Brand Capital on January 20, 2015 in design

With every new year comes a landslide of predictions and trends to guide us into the new year.…

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GoPro Plunges After Apple Gains Remote Camera Patent

by Davis Brand Capital on January 14, 2015 in economic

GoPro Inc. (GPRO) shares plummeted 12 percent, their steepest decline since August, after Apple Inc. (AAPL) was granted…

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How Intel Gave Stephen Hawking a Voice

by Davis Brand Capital on January 13, 2015 in design

Stephen Hawking first met Gordon Moore, the cofounder of Intel, at a conference in 1997. Moore noticed that…

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5,000 Marketing Technologists Say 2015 is the Year of Social, Local, Mobile (Again)

by Davis Brand Capital on January 13, 2015 in strategic

It’s not like we’ve never heard of solomo (social, local, mobile) before. In fact, it’s been the next…

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A World Transfixed by Screens

by Davis Brand Capital on January 9, 2015 in cultural

The continued massive growth of connected mobile devices is shaping not only how we communicate with each other,…

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Whirlpool Hopes to Take a Spin with Virtual Reality

by Davis Brand Capital on January 9, 2015 in strategic

Whirlpool was on top of the appliance/technology convergence two years ago when it launched its Sixth Sense Live…

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Your Dog May Soon Get Outfitted With Wearables

by Davis Brand Capital on January 7, 2015 in design

Will your dog or cat someday sport Web-connected wearables? That’s what PetSmart’s senior manager of integrated media Jessica…

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Chinese Gadget Makers Vie for Brand Recognition

by Davis Brand Capital on January 6, 2015 in strategic

Most Americans have a house full of gadgets made by Chinese manufacturers, but are hard-pressed to name a…

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11 More Cool Gadgets From CES: Robot Plant Feeders, Bossy Yoga Mats, and Alien Speakers

by Davis Brand Capital on January 6, 2015 in design

The main CES expo hall opens to the public on Tuesday morning, complete with its acre-sized booths, huge…

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This Is the Year Wearables Will Stop Being So Ugly

by Davis Brand Capital on January 6, 2015 in design

Fitness trackers are getting a whole lot more stylish. The latest batch of wearables lets you have your…

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Stellé Audio Marries High-End Fashion With Wearable Necklaces and Earbuds

by Davis Brand Capital on January 5, 2015 in design

This year, the wearable jewelry makers are showing up in force at the 2015 International CES, the big…

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This Vending Machine Will Deny You Snacks Based on Medical Records

by Davis Brand Capital on December 17, 2014 in cultural

Businesses often stand by the motto ‘the customer is always right’ — but are they? We’ve already seen…

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Girls Who Code Expands To Get More Young Women In Computer Science Majors

by Davis Brand Capital on December 15, 2014 in cultural

The computer science gender gap struggle in Silicon Valley is real. A mere 17 percent of Google’s tech…

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American Express Expands in Silicon Valley with Technology Hub

by Davis Brand Capital on December 12, 2014 in strategic

American Express is expanding its presence in the heart of America’s technology corridor. The financial services company today…

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Technology Is Ruining Our Memories—And Also Might Be Making Us Smarter

by Davis Brand Capital on December 12, 2014 in cultural

With Facebook and cellphones, we no longer have to remember our friends’ birthdays or their phone numbers. A…

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Wearable Tech Is Getting There. Next Challenge: Actually Look Good

by Davis Brand Capital on December 11, 2014 in design

If we’re being accurate about it, “wearable technology” isn’t new. Pocket watches, wristwatches, winter coats, and pieces of…

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Trends to Watch in 2015: From Algorithmic Accountability to the Uber of X

by Davis Brand Capital on December 8, 2014 in strategic

Year-end technology prediction lists can be dull fodder devoted to pie-in-the-sky concepts, outlandish marketing claims or rehashes of…

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If Archaeologists Uncovered Today’s Society, It Might Look Like This

by Davis Brand Capital on December 5, 2014 in cultural

When Mount Vesuvius erupted and covered Pompeii with volcanic ash, it preserved an Italian city as it existed…

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Wearable Tech Projected to Win Over Consumers This Holiday—and Beyond

by Davis Brand Capital on December 3, 2014 in cultural

The consumer electronics industry is off to a strong start this holiday season, and a new survey shows…

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Google Glass to Get Intel Inside, Says New Report

by Davis Brand Capital on December 1, 2014 in economic

Google Glass will get an Intel-powered overhaul in its next generation, according to The Wall Street Journal. The…

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Health Tech and The Digital Revolution

by Davis Brand Capital on November 21, 2014 in design

The Design Museum has launched Health Tech and You – a search for the best new health tech…

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Intel Goes For Big Bang With Jim Parsons Spot

by Davis Brand Capital on November 21, 2014 in design

“The Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons is linking with Intel for his first brand endorsement. The tech…

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Corning Welcomes a New Day With The Glass Age—and Gorilla Glass 4

by Davis Brand Capital on November 20, 2014 in design

Corning, the U.S. glass manufacturer responsible for protecting the majority of our phones, tablets and laptops, is promoting…

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American Surveillance Now Threatens American Business

by Davis Brand Capital on November 17, 2014 in cultural

What does it look like when a society loses its sense of privacy? In the almost 18 months…

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Banding With Pebble, Domino’s Wants a Slice of Wearable Tech Action

by Davis Brand Capital on November 14, 2014 in strategic

Domino’s is extending its popular Pizza Tracker technology into a smartwatch-friendly platform, enabling customers to keep tabs on…

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Digital Transformation is About Empathy First and Technology Second

by Davis Brand Capital on November 12, 2014 in strategic

Every day, there’s seemingly yet another disruptive trend that emerges out of nowhere which affects consumer behavior and the future…

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Urban Outfitters Tries Pinging Your Phone in the Fitting Room

by Davis Brand Capital on November 6, 2014 in strategic

Once the hip place for college kids to load up on ironic T-shirts and random tchotchkes, Urban Outfitters…

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Domino’s Becomes A Tech Company That Happens To Make Pizza

by Davis Brand Capital on November 5, 2014 in economic

If we asked you to name a few technology companies, Google or Microsoft might come to mind. But…

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7 Marketing Technologies Every Company Must Use

by Davis Brand Capital on November 4, 2014 in strategic

With over 1,000 companies trying to sell some type of marketing technology in over 40 categories, it’s not…

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How Wearables Are Being Used For Social Good

by Davis Brand Capital on November 3, 2014 in cultural

Most wearables are focused on feeding off of self obsession: How many miles you ran in a day,…

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Dell’s Life After Wall Street

by Davis Brand Capital on November 3, 2014 in strategic

A year after spending $24.9 billion taking his computer company private, Michael S. Dell is gleeful to have…

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Today’s News Is All About ‘Technology And Stuff’

by Davis Brand Capital on October 31, 2014 in cultural

No, we’re not talking about Apple or Amazon or Big Data or the Marketing Cloud or Programmatic Buying.…

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Taco Bell, Outback Embrace New Tech

by Davis Brand Capital on October 28, 2014 in strategic

Food used to be what drove folks into restaurants. But these days, it’s also increasingly the technology behind…

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Wearable Health Technology Still Just a Novelty, Report Finds

by Davis Brand Capital on October 24, 2014 in cultural

Consumers have not yet embraced wearable health technology, but they could be persuaded to do so if given…

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Designing for the Medical Device Industry: The Future – Connected Health

by Davis Brand Capital on October 20, 2014 in design

With the explosion of wearable technology and legislation like the Affordable Care Act, the medical product industry is…

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Developing a Global Digital Strategy

by Davis Brand Capital on October 16, 2014 in strategic

How does a global company take advantage of digital technology? Johnson & Johnson’s vice president of digital strategy,…

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Make the Internet of Things More Human-Friendly

by Davis Brand Capital on October 16, 2014 in cultural

In early research, McKinsey emphasized that the distinctive character of the Internet of Things — which is predicted…

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Microsoft CEO: Women Don’t Need to Ask for Raise

by Davis Brand Capital on October 10, 2014 in cultural

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says women don’t need to ask for a raise. They should just trust the…

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Marriott, Wells Fargo Test Oculus Rift for Virtual Brand Experiences

by Davis Brand Capital on October 8, 2014 in strategic

The Facebook-owned Oculus Rift, by one account, “is the closest thing yet to a consumer-bound product that can…

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6 of the Best Ways IBM’s Watson is Powering Startups and Projects

by Davis Brand Capital on October 8, 2014 in strategic

In the past year, IBM’s Watson supercomputer has gone from something that had the potential to change the…

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Does Technology Need to be Fashionable?

by Davis Brand Capital on October 7, 2014 in cultural

Plenty of people ask if wearable tech is ever going to be truly wearable. Sometimes that question is…

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With New Ad Platform, Facebook Opens Gates to Its Vault of User Data

by Davis Brand Capital on September 29, 2014 in strategic

Facebook built itself into the No. 2 digital advertising platform in the world by analyzing the vast amount…

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Will Retailers Creep People Out With In-Store Beacons?

by Davis Brand Capital on September 23, 2014 in cultural

Technology and advertising experts have been heralding retail “beacons” — devices that send messages to shoppers based on…

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Geek Culture is Smart and Creative

by Davis Brand Capital on September 19, 2014 in cultural

Geek culture’s growing mainstream impact is often attributed to the rise of wealth in the information technology sector.…

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The Resurrection of Privacy?

by Davis Brand Capital on September 19, 2014 in cultural

Individuals living in modern societies have lost their privacy due to a combination of technological innovation, corporate and…

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5 Ways The 49ers’ Teched-Out Levi’s Stadium Is Changing The Game For Fans

by Davis Brand Capital on September 16, 2014 in design

On Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers debuted its $1.2 billion stadium to the regular-season crowd. Along with a…

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Fashion labels experiment digitally at London Fashion Week

by Davis Brand Capital on September 15, 2014 in design

Twitter is set to launch its click-to-buy button with Burberry – long at the vanguard of luxury’s adoption…

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Digital Transformation and the Race Against Digital Darwinism

by Davis Brand Capital on September 11, 2014 in strategic

Digital Darwinism is a fate that threatens most organizations in almost every industry. Because of this, businesses not…

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What Top Designers Think Of Apple’s New Smartwatch

by Davis Brand Capital on September 10, 2014 in design

Today, Apple unveiled three new products: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch, Cupertino’s…

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Smart Surface Offers Up Recipes Based on the Ingredients Placed Upon It

by Davis Brand Capital on September 4, 2014 in design

Computers are beginning to be able to process real world objects without the need for codes or tags…

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Plugged-In Over Preppy: Teenagers Favor Tech Over Clothes

by Davis Brand Capital on August 28, 2014 in cultural

For some teenagers, wearing last season’s jeans will always be unthinkable. But a growing number consider texting on…

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Born Digital: Meet Generation C, a New Generation of Connected Customers

by Davis Brand Capital on August 28, 2014 in cultural

Businesses today are met with unique challenges and opportunities that necessitate pause. For years, management models were developed…

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Top Five Health Innovations of the Week

by Davis Brand Capital on August 27, 2014 in design

This week’s innovations include a virtual service that provides on-demand doctors appointments and a weight loss app that…

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The Rise Of The Unicorns — Why Marketing Technologists Will Rule Modern Marketing

by Davis Brand Capital on August 22, 2014 in strategic

This week in Boston the first MarTech conference was held to encourage and support the increasingly important but…

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Botanical Engineering

by Davis Brand Capital on August 21, 2014 in design

How to plant a giant, interactive flower garden in the middle of the Nevada desert

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There’s Something Familiar About the ‘New’ Instant Gratification Economy

by Davis Brand Capital on August 21, 2014 in strategic

When I was a kid, I’d walk out the front door every Tuesday and bring in glass bottles of…

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There Still Isn’t One Good Way to Represent the Internet in Art

by Davis Brand Capital on August 21, 2014 in design

Last fall, one of the nation’s most prestigious performing-arts organizations devoted a great deal of money and time…

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The Primary Way to Report Harassment on the Social Web Is Broken

by Davis Brand Capital on August 21, 2014 in cultural

Death threats, violent misogyny, child pornography, copyright infringement. See any of those four very different things on a social…

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Electric Objects X Labs Will Sponsor Artist in Residence to Explore Creative Potential of Historical Data

by Davis Brand Capital on August 19, 2014 in design

Electric Objects brings visual objects from the Internet into our homes, a project that received overwhelming support and enthusiasm…

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4 Reasons Why Exponential Technologies Are Taking Off

by Davis Brand Capital on August 14, 2014 in cultural

Every so often, a novel technology emerges that propels society forward. The 1974 release of the first personal…

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Why Advertisers Can’t Wait to Get Their Hands on Your Selfies

by Davis Brand Capital on August 13, 2014 in strategic

By one estimate, consumers share some 1.8 billion photos every day. Hidden among many of those are hints…

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The Future Of Smart Things Is Dumb

by Davis Brand Capital on August 5, 2014 in design

Last weekend, I spent several hours updating the firmware for some lightbulbs in my home. Yes, I did…

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London Opens Door to Allow Driverless Car Testing on British Roads

by Davis Brand Capital on July 30, 2014 in economic

The U.K. government wants to jump start driverless cars on Britain’s streets, aiming to have road tests in…

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3 Reasons Why Tesla Can Scale Where Others Have Failed

by Davis Brand Capital on July 28, 2014 in economic

Companies and industries scale rapidly all the time. What makes Tesla’s announcement so important is that it comes…

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Sexism in Tech Runs Deep and Global

by Davis Brand Capital on July 28, 2014 in cultural

In the cool world of tech, gender discrimination is so uncool that it is rarely overt. But scratch…

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Four Lessons The UPS Store Learned After A Year Of 3-D Printing

by Davis Brand Capital on July 25, 2014 in economic

Almost a year ago, the UPS Store in San Diego was the first to launch retail 3-D printing,…

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Commercial Drone Platform Airware Raises $25 Million

by Davis Brand Capital on July 23, 2014 in economic

Airware, a platform for commercial drone development, announced Wednesday it raised $25 million in financing as it prepares…

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The Latest Statistics On Women In Technology Leadership

by Davis Brand Capital on July 22, 2014 in cultural

Silicon Valley Bank’s fifth annual Innovation Economy Outlook survey is out, and this year, SVB decided to focus…

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Quick, Wearables, Hide! The Ads Are Coming…

by Davis Brand Capital on July 17, 2014 in strategic

You knew it was inevitable. Screens on devices in the emerging wearable category could no more avoid ads…

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Apple and IBM Take On Corporate Market Together

by Davis Brand Capital on July 16, 2014 in strategic

iPhones and iPads moved an important step towards becoming staples of modern working life on Tuesday as Apple…

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The New Reality for CMOs: Marketing is a Massive but Fragmented Landscape

by Davis Brand Capital on July 15, 2014 in economic

At this year’s Google I/O, SVP Sundar Pichai got on stage to announce that Android had over one…

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Marketing Team Vitals: The “4 I’s”

by Davis Brand Capital on July 15, 2014 in strategic

Beyond “just” marketing, a marketer must now possess the technical know-how to drive adoption of technologies that improve…

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Spark Wants to Bring The Internet of Things Within Reach of Any Device

by Davis Brand Capital on July 8, 2014 in design

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a terrible, terrible term but what it represents is a world of…

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Want to innovate? Become a “now-ist”

by Davis Brand Capital on July 8, 2014 in cultural

“Remember before the internet?” asks Joi Ito. “Remember when people used to try to predict the future?” In…

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Broadcast Yourself(ie): If You Think Gen Y is Different, Wait Until You Meet Generation Z

by Davis Brand Capital on July 7, 2014 in cultural

If you want a glimpse of the future of technology and its impact on society, study how younger…

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Google’s New DevArt Exhibition is Creative, Quirky and a Whole Lot of Fun

by Davis Brand Capital on July 3, 2014 in design

Art is often perceived in two ways. Physical and digital. The former reminds us of tradition; famous painters,…

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Audio Device Turns Dance Moves Into Music

by Davis Brand Capital on July 3, 2014 in design

Interactive Music Battle’s connected technology reinvents music production as a simple, and social experience.

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You Should Learn to Trust Robots. It’s for Your Own Good

by Davis Brand Capital on June 10, 2014 in design

A robot could save your life, if you’re smart enough to let it.

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Commerce with Digital at the Core

by Davis Brand Capital on June 9, 2014 in uncategorized

Technology is at the core of today’s user experience. To participate in the opportunities of this new environment,…

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Time for Brands to Build Their Own Social Sites

by Davis Brand Capital on June 3, 2014 in strategic

Social networks have grown rapidly and gained genuine market power in a world where social conversations have become…

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Why Google Made Its Self-Driving Car So Darn Cute

by Davis Brand Capital on May 28, 2014 in design

The cute design minimizes fear about the risks of self-driving vehicles. This way, attention stays squarely on their…

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Nordstrom — Using Technology to Fight for Growth

by Davis Brand Capital on May 27, 2014 in strategic

Nordstrom remains focused on its defining organizational characteristic—service. Recognizing technology is changing the definition of what good service…

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Server Farm to Table

by Davis Brand Capital on May 23, 2014 in economic

If we know where our fresh food comes from, will we believe that it’s really “fresh”?

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Just a Drone Taking a Dog for a Walk, NBD

by Davis Brand Capital on May 22, 2014 in design

One New York City-based videographer used a drone to walk his golden retriever, and the video of the…

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The Mobile Elite: Meet The Most Influential People in Mobile Advertising

by Davis Brand Capital on May 20, 2014 in uncategorized

The ability to reach targeted consumers on mobile devices without having to interrupt their experience (and actually extenuate…

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Tracing the collapse of the ‘integral’ Kinect, in Microsoft’s own words

by Davis Brand Capital on May 14, 2014 in uncategorized

The Xbox One was revealed one year ago this month and, in that 12-month period, Microsoft has struggled…

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Big companies now have a hand in the collaborative economy

by Davis Brand Capital on May 13, 2014 in uncategorized

Mobile, social, and geolocation technologies have propelled collaborative commerce well beyond the realm of bartering and tag sales…

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Big companies now have a hand in the collaborative economy

by Davis Brand Capital on May 13, 2014 in uncategorized

Mobile, social, and geolocation technologies have propelled collaborative commerce well beyond the realm of bartering and tag sales…

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The History of Wearable Tech, From the Casino to the Consumer

by Davis Brand Capital on May 13, 2014 in design

Wearable technology is perhaps the most prolific trend in the tech industry today. From activity-tracking fitness bands to…

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The History of Wearable Tech, From the Casino to the Consumer

by Davis Brand Capital on May 13, 2014 in design

Wearable technology is perhaps the most prolific trend in the tech industry today. From activity-tracking fitness bands to…

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5 Tech Brands that Made Noise at NewFronts This Week

by Davis Brand Capital on May 8, 2014 in uncategorized

The third annual Digital Content NewFronts gala has come to a close, and the show that opened April…

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‘Your Story Is Your Strategy’ Says VC Who Backed Facebook And Twitter

by Davis Brand Capital on April 29, 2014 in uncategorized

Why are we doing this? Why does the problem need to be solved? Why should you join this…

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Forrester: Top Technology Trends For 2014 And Beyond

by Davis Brand Capital on April 28, 2014 in design

Physical and digital worlds are converging. As a result consumers expect uniform service whether they are in the…

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Nike Failed. Now Only Apple Can Save Wearables

by Davis Brand Capital on April 22, 2014 in design

This may be end of the FuelBand, the Nike fitness-tracking bracelet that once represented the future of wearable…

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Why Nike Is (Probably) Killing Off The FuelBand

by Davis Brand Capital on April 21, 2014 in uncategorized

Why wait for Apple to kill a bad product when you can team up instead?

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How Design Can Save a Reputation

by Davis Brand Capital on April 18, 2014 in uncategorized

A few months ago, I wrote a post about five technologies in need of design makeovers in 2014.…

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The Rise of the Data Natives

by Davis Brand Capital on April 14, 2014 in uncategorized

Sometime at the start of the decade, YouTube was abuzz with viral videos of small children — yet…

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Forget the Selfie: Samsung Is Out-Innovating Apple in Marketing

by Davis Brand Capital on April 14, 2014 in uncategorized

It was the tweet heard around the world, but was it worth $1 billion? That was the value…

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Wearable Devices Are Powered By Its Owners’ Body Heat

by Davis Brand Capital on April 14, 2014 in design

Researchers have developed a “wearable thermo-element” that can generate electricity from one’s own body temperature when worn.

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First Look At The Nike+ Fuel Lab In San Francisco

by Davis Brand Capital on April 11, 2014 in uncategorized

Today, Nike opens its Nike+ Fuel Lab in San Francisco, a collaborative work and testing space in the…

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Can Fashion See Beyond the Present to Find Its Future in Tech?

by Davis Brand Capital on April 9, 2014 in design

For the companies and designers profiled in The Next Black, the minute-by-minute approach to designing and producing clothing…

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Microsoft Is Suddenly a New Company. But Is It Too Late?

by Davis Brand Capital on April 4, 2014 in strategic

Just a two months into the tenure of new CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft feels like an entirely different…

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A Billion-Dollar Bracelet Is the Key to a Disney Park

by Davis Brand Capital on April 3, 2014 in strategic

Walt Disney World has spent more than a year rolling out a $1 billion system that changes how…

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Mobile App Usage Increases In 2014, As Mobile Web Surfing Declines

by Davis Brand Capital on April 1, 2014 in strategic

New data from app analytics provider Flurry released today states that native app usage on smartphones is continuing…

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Digital Hub 2.0

by Davis Brand Capital on March 11, 2014 in uncategorized

My question last week ñ How Much Will CarPlay Cost ñ was not an idle one. Most readers…

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Google’s Sundar Pichai On Wearable Tech: ‘We Are Just Scratching The Surface’

by Davis Brand Capital on March 11, 2014 in design

Google may be commonly associated with Google Glass, one of the most striking, and perhaps strangest, wearable devices…

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Pizza Hut tests interactive table for ordering, payment

by Davis Brand Capital on March 5, 2014 in uncategorized

Restaurant chains across the industry are looking to leverage improvements in tablet technology to order and pay at…

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Technology: Rise of the replicants

by Davis Brand Capital on March 4, 2014 in design

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence now threaten the jobs of educated white-collar workers

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Interactive Virtual Reality In 3-D, The Newest Learning Tool

by Davis Brand Capital on February 28, 2014 in uncategorized

Remember the days when students would come to class armed with only a notebook and a textbook? In…

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What’s the Secret to Making Wearables That People Actually Want?

by Davis Brand Capital on February 27, 2014 in design

Last September, right around spring/winter Fashion Week, an unexpected group of people gathered for a round table discussion…

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Inside The Smart, Sensor-Laden Pill That’s Coming Sooner Than You Think

by Davis Brand Capital on February 19, 2014 in design

One of the entries in Co.Exist’s recent list of World-Changing Ideas for 2014 is the concept of ingestible…

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Do Millennials Believe in Data Security?

by Davis Brand Capital on February 18, 2014 in uncategorized

Millennials have a reputation for being the most plugged-in generation in the workplace. Experts have even suggested “reverse…

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How the internet of things could make media physical again

by Davis Brand Capital on February 17, 2014 in uncategorized

Not so long ago, every act of consumption began with a ritual. We pulled records from sleeves and…

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Is 2014 Finally The Year Of Mobile?

by Davis Brand Capital on February 6, 2014 in strategic

Attention: Announcing 2014, the third annual “year of mobile.” Yes, we have been hearing this line since 2012,…

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CMOs and CIOs Need to Get Along to Make Big Data Work

by Davis Brand Capital on February 4, 2014 in uncategorized

Variations of this Big Data story line are being played out in executive offices around the world, with…

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Learn, Unlearn And Relearn: How To Stay Current And Get Ahead

by Davis Brand Capital on February 4, 2014 in uncategorized

Adult education experts estimate that up to 40% of what tertiary students are learning will be obsolete a…

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Google Is Making A Land Grab For The Internet Of Things

by Davis Brand Capital on January 27, 2014 in strategic

Before this past December, when Google acquired seven robotics companies back-to-back, the company’s ambitions in the “Internet of…

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Google Is Making A Land Grab For The Internet Of Things

by Davis Brand Capital on January 27, 2014 in strategic

Before this past December, when Google acquired seven robotics companies back-to-back, the company’s ambitions in the “Internet of…

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Qualcomm Buys Massive Palm, Ipaq And Bitfone Patent Portfolio From HP

by Davis Brand Capital on January 23, 2014 in uncategorized

Is Qualcomm preparing for the revival of the personal digital assistant? The San Diego-based Qualcomm just announced that…

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Wearable Technology: A Fad or the Future?

by Davis Brand Capital on January 21, 2014 in design

Wearable technology is finally here. All of a sudden the kinds of gadgets that I, as a child,…

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Model View Culture, A New Tech Publication The Internet Actually Needs

by Davis Brand Capital on January 16, 2014 in uncategorized

Model View Culture hopes to counter the typical backslapping bromance tech beat by writing about and featuring the…

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The Smart Home And Office Devices From CES

by Davis Brand Capital on January 15, 2014 in design

The best part about the future is, baby, you’re living in it–literally. The “smart home” is becoming a…

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Why Google Just Paid $3 Billion for a Thermostat Company

by Davis Brand Capital on January 14, 2014 in uncategorized

It has been a couple years since Google announced a multi-billion dollar acquisition that caused peoples’ jaws to…

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2014 Marketing Trends You Probably Haven’t Heard

by Davis Brand Capital on January 13, 2014 in uncategorized

It’s that time of year. I’m hopped up on eggnog and ready to go! Last year’s “10 Marketing…

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The Intersection Of SEO & Web Design

by Davis Brand Capital on December 20, 2013 in uncategorized

As technology advances and web usage evolves, so do SEO best practices. Web designers now have more choices…

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IBM reveals its top five innovation predictions for the next five years

by Davis Brand Capital on December 18, 2013 in design

The IBM “5 in 5? is the eighth year in a row that IBM has made predictions about…

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Why We Don’t Trust Technology Companies

by Davis Brand Capital on December 17, 2013 in cultural

Last October, T-Mobile made an astonishing announcement: from now on, when you travel internationally with a T-Mobile phone,…

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Stop Whining About Uber’s Surge Pricing

by Davis Brand Capital on December 16, 2013 in uncategorized

The car-summoning service came in for some criticism over the weekend. Users know that at times of high…

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The iWallet Is Coming

by Davis Brand Capital on December 9, 2013 in uncategorized

This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint…

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How Digital Transformation Drives Business Value

by Davis Brand Capital on December 5, 2013 in strategic

The operational benefits of business intelligence gathered through digital (and social) are often overlooked by organizations. Company silos…

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10 Innovations That Improved the World in 2013

by Davis Brand Capital on December 4, 2013 in design

Never before in history have new innovations unfolded so quickly, and that pace will only keep accelerating. But…

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When Marketing Is Strategy

by Davis Brand Capital on November 22, 2013 in uncategorized

The strategic question that drives business today is not “What else can we make?” but “What else can…

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The Internet Of Everything: Where Technology And Innovation Meet To Make The World A Better Place

by Davis Brand Capital on November 14, 2013 in uncategorized

What will the future be like? As depicted in today’s popular movies and books, the future is either…

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15 Amazing Designs That Were Impossible to Make 15 Years Ago

by Davis Brand Capital on November 5, 2013 in design

Post-digital is a confusing phrase. It’s hard to know what people mean when they throw it around—are we…

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Design as a New Vertical Forcing Function

by Davis Brand Capital on October 21, 2013 in design

Design has emerged as a new forcing function in the historical cycle of business integration. It’s what lets…

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People Would Rather Buy a Self-Driving Car From Google Than GM

by Davis Brand Capital on October 10, 2013 in strategic

Nearly every automaker is working on some form of autonomous vehicle technology, but according to a new study,…

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Soon, touchscreens at malls and stores will touch you back.

by Davis Brand Capital on October 8, 2013 in design

Ultrahaptics is a new technology, designed for retail, allowing giant touchscreens to give users physical feedback as they…

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Apple Plans Major Expansion of Its In-House Design Team

by Davis Brand Capital on September 9, 2013 in strategic

Move Comes Amid Industry Trend of More Marketers Bringing Agency Services In-House

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Will Someone Please Design Wearable Devices That Aren’t Fugly?

by Davis Brand Capital on July 16, 2013 in design

If there’s one reason to hope for an Apple iWatch, it’s so that the wearable technology market has…

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We Owe Everything to Digital

by Davis Brand Capital on July 11, 2013 in cultural

Digital technology has transformed our world, opening up and bringing the everyday to culture and heritage.

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Apple wins patent on opaque-to-transparent bezel tech

by Davis Brand Capital on July 2, 2013 in strategic

The company’s patent will hide portions of a device’s display until it’s actually needed.

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Managing Multiple Brands In Social

by Davis Brand Capital on June 11, 2013 in strategic

Social media has become an increasingly complex undertaking for large companies.

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New Data Reveals Apple’s Flawed iPhone 5 Marketing Strategy

by Davis Brand Capital on June 3, 2013 in strategic

Millennial and teen iPhone purchase intent dropped sharply. Has Apple lost its cool?

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Your Kids Have the Same Media Habits as You Do

by Davis Brand Capital on May 29, 2013 in strategic

When it comes to technology, you don’t stand a chance against your kids. Born into a digital world,…

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An Insider’s View of the Myths and Truths of the 3-D Printing ‘Phenomenon’

by Davis Brand Capital on May 28, 2013 in uncategorized

The 3rd power law of 3-D printing: Everything from cost and time to amount of material increases to…

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Davis Names Top 25 Brand Leaders for 2012

by Davis Brand Capital on May 7, 2013 in strategic

Top-performing Brand Managers Beat Both Dow and S&P 500 in 2012Apple Again Takes #1 Spot on List Dominated…

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Why Digital Clothing Won’t Need Batteries

by Davis Brand Capital on April 25, 2013 in design

For wearables to really take off, we’ll need powerful and sophisticated devices that are light-weight, elegant and small…

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Men Are More Likely Than Women to Use Mobile Shopping Technology

by Davis Brand Capital on April 24, 2013 in strategic

When it comes to mobile shopping, the gender gap is alive and well.

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3 Awesome And Inspiring Inventions From The White House Science Fair

by Davis Brand Capital on April 23, 2013 in design

Some of the nation’s young brainiacs were honored today at the annual White House Science Fair.

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New York Wheel Could Create New Outdoor-Ad Opportunities

by Davis Brand Capital on April 22, 2013 in design

Developers Seeks Sponsors by Touting Attraction’s Technology, Social Media Potential

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Digital Transformation – Who You Gonna Call?

by Davis Brand Capital on April 4, 2013 in strategic

Technology often leads too much change, but with digital transformation the consumer, rather than the technology, is in…

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A mountain of paperwork bumming you out? Build a custom tablet like this police officer did.

by Davis Brand Capital on April 4, 2013 in strategic

Marc Costa, a New Jersey police officer, found himself dealing with an excess of paperwork on the job.…

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Nuance Announces Voice Ads, So You Can Talk To Mobile Advertising

by Davis Brand Capital on April 1, 2013 in uncategorized

These are ads that you can actually have a (limited) conversation with, potentially creating a much more interactive…

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Enterprise-Class 3D Printers To Drop Under $2,000 By 2016, Says Report

by Davis Brand Capital on March 29, 2013 in design

3D printing is still in its infancy. But, to use an overused phrase, it is the future. From…

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How Interactive Displays Are Helping Customers Buy Smarter

by Davis Brand Capital on March 15, 2013 in strategic

The use of interactive digital displays are helping to provide customers with an immersive experience that engages multiple…

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Philips Turns Pane of Glass Into a 3D TV

by Davis Brand Capital on March 15, 2013 in design

Aiming to create an “object of desire” rather than just another TV, Philips’ designers have created a TV…

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The electronic tattoo that can monitor patient symptoms remotely

by Davis Brand Capital on March 15, 2013 in design

Repeat trips to the doctor could become a thing of the past thanks to a new technology that…

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NFC Poised To Accelerate Direct Marketing

by Davis Brand Capital on March 13, 2013 in strategic

It enables marketers to deliver content via an embedded NFC chip that allows wireless communication when a user…

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5 Trends That Will Drive The Future Of Technology

by Davis Brand Capital on March 12, 2013 in strategic

The future of technology is, ironically, all too human.

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5 Trends That Will Drive The Future Of Technology

by Davis Brand Capital on March 12, 2013 in strategic

The future of technology is, ironically, all too human.

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The Memex in Your Pocket

by Davis Brand Capital on March 7, 2013 in design

The idea that we could invent tools that change our cognitive abilities might sound outlandish, but it’s actually…

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Why The Human Body Will Be The Next Computer Interface

by Davis Brand Capital on March 5, 2013 in design

Fjord charts the major innovations of the past, and predicts a future of totally intuitive “micro gestures and…

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You Can’t Help Loving Tech Companies ‘” They’re Designed That Way

by Davis Brand Capital on March 1, 2013 in strategic

What is it about tech that allows these corporate giants to enjoy so much love?

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Armband Lets You Wirelessly Control Devices, ‘Unleash Your Inner Jedi’

by Davis Brand Capital on February 27, 2013 in design

It’s like harnessing the Force: A new armband uses the electrical activity in your muscles to let you…

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Four Big Data Misconceptions

by Davis Brand Capital on February 27, 2013 in uncategorized

Big data is quickly becoming a bigger buzzword in 2013, and it clearly cannot be ignored by today’s…

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Explain It to Me Again, Computer

by Davis Brand Capital on February 25, 2013 in uncategorized

What if technology makes scientific discoveries that we can’t understand?

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Social pollution masks? Winning wearable tech ideas

by Davis Brand Capital on February 21, 2013 in design

Frog Design asked designers to invent wearable tech concepts, with results ranging from interactive tree displays to a…

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Advertising Growth Shows That for Many, Tablets Are the PC

by Davis Brand Capital on February 14, 2013 in uncategorized

By the end 2013 tablets will account for 20 percent of Google’s paid search ad clicks in the…

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Art museum app enables patrons to follow visitor-created tours

by Davis Brand Capital on February 12, 2013 in strategic

Hoping to give visitors their own platform for curation, the Cleveland Museum of Art has launched its Artlens…

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Five Ways to Adapt Your Media For a Post-PC World

by Davis Brand Capital on January 30, 2013 in strategic

With media consumption shifting to mobile platforms in an increasingly fragmented environment, media companies face the uncomfortable prospect…

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Bill Gates: My Plan to Fix The World’s Biggest Problems

by Davis Brand Capital on January 28, 2013 in uncategorized

In the past year, I have been struck by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.…

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Video-Hungry Newspapers Let Outsider Play Editor

by Davis Brand Capital on December 6, 2012 in strategic

NDN has grown because online publishers can’t get enough video content (and the ad dollars that come with…

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CMOs: Here’s How To Stay Relevant In 2013

by Davis Brand Capital on December 6, 2012 in uncategorized

Many CMOs seem to be struggling to gain alignment and to build consensus across their lines of business…

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Soundcloud Revamps Site, Announces New Numbers

by Davis Brand Capital on December 4, 2012 in strategic

They’ve hit a market ’reach’ of 180 million users a month across mobile and web platforms and re-vamped…

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Exclusive – Inside Orca: How The Romney Campaign Suppressed Its Own Vote

by Davis Brand Capital on November 13, 2012 in strategic

One factor is emerging as the essential difference between the Obama and Romney campaigns on November 6: the…

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Stitcher Aims To Build Talk Radio’s First Search Engine

by Davis Brand Capital on November 1, 2012 in strategic

For now, trending topics are a feature buried within a temporary feature at the corner of the Stitcher…

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Streaming Radio Service 8tracks Relaunches On iPhone

by Davis Brand Capital on October 26, 2012 in uncategorized

8tracks is a streaming, not on-demand, music service. Its some 600,000 mixes are uploaded by a small portion…

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Big Brother, Now at the Mall

by Davis Brand Capital on October 12, 2012 in design

Shoppers at the new International Finance Center Mall in Seoul can find their way around the four-story complex…

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Retailers Are Media Companies In Denial

by Davis Brand Capital on August 31, 2012 in strategic

The technology surrounding today’s retail landscape has changed, and with this change comes a myriad of innovative opportunities…

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The Meaning of Ownership in an Era of Digital Objects

by Davis Brand Capital on August 28, 2012 in strategic

Author and interaction design researcher Richard Banks shares his thoughts on the interaction between storing memories digitally and…

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Starbucks Schools Other Retailers on Mobile Payments

by Davis Brand Capital on August 24, 2012 in strategic

The Seattle-based coffee giant’s year-and-a-half-old mobile payment program may be the largest of any retailer in North America.…

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Need For Data Forces CIO-CMO Alliance

by Davis Brand Capital on August 23, 2012 in strategic

Being relevant-at-scale helps marketers to truly benefit from a competitive advantage in the market. At the heart of…

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From Bots to Spimes: Emerging Technologies Offer Early Glimpse of Our A.I. Future

by Davis Brand Capital on August 1, 2012 in strategic

Web bots, the “internet of things”, machine learning and other converging technological advancements offer an early glimpse of…

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IBM to CMOs and CIOs: Work Together or Become Irrelevant

by Davis Brand Capital on July 25, 2012 in uncategorized

“What’s becoming clear is that in order to stay relevant and remain competitive in today’s uber-digital and social…

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Co-Design in Innovation

by Davis Brand Capital on July 24, 2012 in uncategorized

Co-design from business to product design solutions is seen as a potential new avenue for breakthrough innovation in…

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Some MLB All Stars Should Thank Twitter As Much As Talent

by Davis Brand Capital on July 6, 2012 in uncategorized

Texas Ranger outfielder Josh Hamilton got there because he deserves it. But please, three San Francisco Giants were…

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Leading in an Age of Decreased Face-to-face Communication

by Davis Brand Capital on July 3, 2012 in strategic

A monumental question for leaders in any organization to consider is: How much greatness are we willing to…

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“Office On The iPad” App CloudOn Raises $16 Million, Is Adding Group Collaboration

by Davis Brand Capital on June 21, 2012 in uncategorized

CloudOn – yes, the company known best for bringing Microsoft Office to the iPad ñ has just closed…

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Unlock All Of Your Passwords Just By Standing Next To Your Computer

by Davis Brand Capital on June 15, 2012 in uncategorized

Ford has created an app that unlocks all of your internet passwords when your mobile device is close…

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The iPhone may be late to features, but only Android users care

by Davis Brand Capital on June 14, 2012 in strategic

Android users are correct to complain that the iPhone often gets new features that are old for Android,…

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Apple Still Has It

by Davis Brand Capital on June 12, 2012 in strategic

There will be plenty of bits spilled over the next few days about whether Apple is going extinct,…

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Google+ Local Unlocks the Power of Zagat

by Davis Brand Capital on May 30, 2012 in strategic

Google+ rolled out on Wednesday a new ’Local’ tool that allows users to share and find information about…

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Bad Tech Etiquette To Avoid at Work

by Davis Brand Capital on May 29, 2012 in strategic

Technology has simplified communications for most businesses, but the increased use of conference calls, video conferencing, and instant…

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Culture Clubs: Creation, Navigation, Conversation

by Teri A. Schindler on May 2, 2012 in strategic

Has every generation felt the pace of change as keenly as we do? Avid watchers of PBS’s Downton…

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The Flight From Conversation

by Davis Brand Capital on April 23, 2012 in uncategorized

In the silence of connection, people are comforted by being in touch with a lot of people —…

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Adidas Brings You the First ‘Smart’ Soccer Match

by Davis Brand Capital on April 12, 2012 in uncategorized

Adidas will embed its miCoach data tracker in uniforms worn by players competing in the 2012 AT&T MLS…

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Empathize Like A Doctor, Design Like An Entrepreneur

by Davis Brand Capital on April 3, 2012 in uncategorized

Every day it seems that we read about the launch of a new startup or technology application claiming…

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In an Open-Source Society, Innovating by the Seat of Our Pants

by Davis Brand Capital on April 2, 2012 in strategic

The Internet isn’t really a technology. It’s a belief system, a philosophy about the effectiveness of decentralized, bottom-up…

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Amazon vs. Apple: Competing Ecosystem Strategies

by Davis Brand Capital on March 21, 2012 in strategic

The innovation game is changing. Delivering great products is no longer sufficient for success. And as the Fire’s…

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Customized Jeans That Will Never Make Your Butt Look Big Are The Future Of Shopping

by Davis Brand Capital on February 15, 2012 in strategic

The future of shopping means every garment–and shopping experience–can be customized to fit both your body and your…

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The Coming Tech-led Boom

by Davis Brand Capital on January 30, 2012 in uncategorized

In January 2012, we sit again on the cusp of three grand technological transformations with the potential to…

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A New Challenge for Web Freedom

by Davis Brand Capital on January 27, 2012 in uncategorized

The Internet is celebrated as a machine that runs by itself, but this is not quite accurate. The…

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Coming to Terms with the Consumerization of IT

by Davis Brand Capital on July 14, 2011 in cultural

The corporate e-mail server is down, but work doesn’t grind to a halt. Everybody just switches to Gmail,…

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Curation, Community and the Future of News

by Davis Brand Capital on June 24, 2011 in cultural

Thinking back, I’ve always considered news as a dialogue rather than a monologue. I’ve preferred conversations to speeches.…

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Android Invasion

by Davis Brand Capital on October 11, 2010 in design

How a tiny piece of software created by a few Google engineers is ushering in the mobile revolution…

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Glitch in the Coming Advertising Singularity

by Davis Brand Capital on October 7, 2010 in strategic

It sounds absurd, but you can’t argue that in the marketing industry we’re seeing very real progress toward…

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10 Industry Challenges Successful Marketers Have Overcome

by Davis Brand Capital on October 5, 2010 in strategic

The one constant in the marketing industry is that it is ever-changing. Over time marketing has faced countless…

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The Case for a Chief Marketing Technologist

by Davis Brand Capital on September 29, 2010 in strategic

We have entered a Golden Age of marketing technology. There are now thousands of software applications built for…

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The Shape-Shifting Future of the Mobile Phone

by Davis Brand Capital on September 23, 2010 in design

At TEDxBerlin, Fabian Hemmert demos one future of the mobile phone — a shape-shifting and weight-shifting handset that…

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A Tech World That Centers on the User

by Davis Brand Capital on September 13, 2010 in cultural

If you pull out your smartphone and click the button that says “locate me” on your mapping application,…

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A Tech World That Centers on the User

by Davis Brand Capital on September 13, 2010 in cultural

If you pull out your smartphone and click the button that says “locate me” on your mapping application,…

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Is The Internet Making Us Stupid — Or A New Kind of Smart?

by Davis Brand Capital on September 10, 2010 in uncategorized

As I mentioned a few weeks back, I’m reading Nicholas Carr’s book “The Shallows.” His basic premise is…

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Is The Internet Making Us Stupid — Or A New Kind of Smart?

by Davis Brand Capital on September 10, 2010 in uncategorized

As I mentioned a few weeks back, I’m reading Nicholas Carr’s book “The Shallows.” His basic premise is…

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A Cartoon Love Affair

by Davis Brand Capital on September 9, 2010 in uncategorized

A Japanese resort town has created real-world getaway packages for men and their virtual schoolgirl dates. It’s weird…

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A Cartoon Love Affair

by Davis Brand Capital on September 9, 2010 in uncategorized

A Japanese resort town has created real-world getaway packages for men and their virtual schoolgirl dates. It’s weird…

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The Next 5 Years in Social Media

by Davis Brand Capital on September 8, 2010 in cultural

Over the last five years, social media has evolved from a handful of communities that existed solely in…

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The Next 5 Years in Social Media

by Davis Brand Capital on September 8, 2010 in cultural

Over the last five years, social media has evolved from a handful of communities that existed solely in…

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Luring Shoppers to Stores

by Davis Brand Capital on August 26, 2010 in uncategorized

It’s Steven Spielberg’s futuristic “Minority Report” come to life. Marketing companies are experimenting with a new wave of…

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