Do Not Track – Don’t waste your time

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Yahoo announced that it will ignore “do not track” signals from browsers – meaning the incognito setting that IE, Firefox, Chrome allowed. Yahoo says that there is no “single standard emerge that is effective, easy to use and has been adopted by the broader tech industry.”  Yahoo recommends that people using Yahoo use Yahoo’s own […]

Pinterest in the present time

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No questions – Pinterest is popular. Over 30 billion pins – talk about bookmarks!  There are more than 750 million boards (topics). Traffic comes from mobile. But what is the rate of decay? Or maybe it doesn’t matter – maybe people are following and pinning for the present moment only. Pinterest doubles total number of […]

Google buys UK retail forecasting firm Rangespan

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Internet giant Google has bought Rangespan, a UK start-up that uses data science to help retailers determine which products to sell and when. Founded in 2011 in London by former Amazon employees, Rangespan is the third UK start-up to be acquired by Google this year. On its website, Rangespan wrote: “We are very happy to […]