Crunch Report | Uber Responds to iPhone Tracking Report

Crunch Report April 24 Today’s Stories  Uber responds to report that it tracked devices after its app was deleted LinkedIn hits 500M member milestone for its social network for the working world Amazon’s driverless tech team focuses not on building it, but on how to use it DJI’s new FPV goggles let you control your drone with head movements The NYT brings its news – and a mini crossword… Read More

Facebook launches telco infrastructure accelerator with Orange

 Back in February, the Facebook-led Telecom Infrastructure Project led a call to put $170 million into startups focusing on solutions to improve infrastructure: the switching technologies, engineering, cabling and other components that go into building networking for internet and other communications services. Today comes one more advance on that front: Facebook and the TIP are working… Read More

Tesla to double its Supercharger network in 2017, topping 10K chargers globally

 Tesla is getting ready to produce the Model 3 at volumes unprecedented for the company, but it hasn’t forgotten about that other key ingredient in the electric vehicle mix – charging infrastructure. The automaker announced today that while it began 2017 with over 5,000 Superchargers installed globally, it will end the year with double that, offering 10,000 Supercharger… Read More

VideoBlocks launches stock photo marketplace that gives photographers 100% commissions

VideoBlocks, a subscription-based provider of royalty-free stock media, announced the launch of its artist-friendly stock photo marketplace. Artists who contribute photos will receive 100 percent commission from sales of their photos on the marketplace. The Reston, Va.-based company hopes to disrupt a market where stock photo prices have dropped while commissions have been cut. VideoBlocks […]

Google adds TV inventory to DoubleClick Bid Manager so advertisers can measure video campaigns across linear and digital

With viewing habits shifting from the living room environment to multiple online platforms spread throughout the house and elsewhere, broadcasters and advertisers face a unique set of challenges in their efforts to capture consumers’ attention across screens. In recognition of this hurdle, Google is now adding traditional TV inventory to its DoubleClick Bid Manager platform in the […]