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Tag Archives: New York Times
Under-18 student data should be sacred
When I was really young I really believed that PF Flyers would make me “Run Faster, Jump Higher!), and had I had the ability to purchase I would have purchased as many pairs as possible. Fortunately my mother knew better … Continue reading
WalMart tightropes the brick and mortar world to the online world
Maybe you missed it last week. The little Article in the New York Times – Reporting that Wal-Mart is falling behind in the area of online sales – far behind Amazon.com for example. In the world of online sales WalMart … Continue reading
Regulating personal drones – will they become the property of the FAA?
Ever since I saw the piece on CBS 60 Minutes last month where Amazon’s Jeff Bezos coyly introduced a product not quite ready for prime time – the Delivery Drone, I’ve again been thinking about personal drones. A January 2nd, … Continue reading
The end of bookstores is NOT at hand
The New York Times story last week regarding bricks and mortar AND online bookstore Barnes and Noble noted that The nation’s largest bookstore chain, Barnes & Noble said on Tuesday that its revenue decreased 8 percent, to $1.7 billion, in … Continue reading
Acxiom – a huge data marketing company that knows things about you
Having been in the direct marketing business for much of my career I have been familiar with Little Rock, Arkansas-based Acxiom including yesterday when he formally introduced http://www.aboutthedata.com an Acxiom website that offers consumers the chance to review some of … Continue reading
Posted in Advertising, Best business practices, Data collection, Data driven marketing, Living in the World Today, Marketing stuff, Personal Privacy Tagged Acxiom, Allaboutdata.com, Dun & Bradstreet, Experian, Julie Brill, New York Times, Personal data collection, Scott Howe, selling consumer data Leave a comment
Facial recognition software demonstrates 1984 is finally here – thirty years late
When I read the article yesterday I could feel my eyes get a little wider and my jaw drop just a bit. An article that started out as such: ‘The federal government is making progress on developing a surveillance system … Continue reading
Google isn’t being evil but maybe a bit greedy
I have a great deal of respect for Google as a company. Their platforms work well for users and have shown the world how cloud computing can be a part of everyday life. As a marketing services company Google AdWords … Continue reading
A $10 bottle of wine isn’t what it used to be
If you hate or don’t drink wine at all this post will be of little interest. However, if you have been a regular consumer of wine you already know that these are the days of wine and roses for wine … Continue reading
What’s behind the cyber Monday print ads for Omaha Steaks?
Today is ‘Cyber Monday’ the Monday after the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday and stories abound from the start of the shopping weekend kicked off by ‘Black Friday’. Of course as everyone now knows the sales began on Thanksgiving evening itself. … Continue reading
Will I ever buy another laptop again?
On Tuesday October 23rd Apple introduced its smaller tablet called the iPad Mini. Later this week Microsoft is launching its new tablet called the Microsoft Surface. It will run on software called RT (not the forthcoming Windows 8) at first … Continue reading