Tag Archives: Wants

After Manohar Parrikar, Ally Wants Goa Top Job, No Call Yet: BJP Lawmaker

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday after a long illness. PANAJI:  The BJP-led alliance in Goa did not reach a consensus over the next chief minister in a late night meeting, a move necessitated by the death of Manohar Parrikar. Mr Parrikar, 63 died of a pancreatic ailment on Sunday at his private residence near Panaji. Union minister and senior ... Read More »

Why Tencent wants to be more like Facebook in advertising

Hong Kong/Shanghai: Tencent Holdings Ltd’s rise into a $500 billion company was fuelled by a culture of internal competition, where teams raced against each other to make ideas work. To become an advertising powerhouse like Facebook Inc., the internal barriers are starting to come down. The seven main business units of China’s largest company are working to synchronize data and study ... Read More »

Google Wants You to be a Google+ Beta Tester

Google+ is scouting potential beta testers, not just for the Android app, but for the platform itself. If you become a beta tester, Google says you’ll be testing out new features, chatting with the G+ product team, and providing many details about how you use the service. Here is what Google+ is looking for in a potential beta tester. Active poster ... Read More »

Moto C Plus India Launch: Lenovo Wants a Greater Share of India’s Affordable Smartphone Market

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo brand Moto on Monday launched budget smartphone Moto C Plus It is priced at Rs. 6,999 competing with Redmi 4 Lenovo wants to capture more of the affordable smartphone market in India Lenovo’s Moto brand is accelerating its efforts to cash in on the affordable smartphone (Rs. 6,000-10,000) segment in India with the launch of the Moto C ... Read More »

You Are Here Fox just put the guy who wants to blow up TV advertising in charge of sales

AN Airbnb host who advertised a “Harry Potter-inspired” cupboard under the stairs for £10 a night is a convicted paedophile, it has been claimed. Thomas Watton, was jailed for five years in 2013 for crimes against eight boys aged between 12 and 15. Sun Online and others reported yesterday that a man, now understood to be former X Factor contestant Watton, ... Read More »

Fox just put the guy who wants to blow up TV advertising in charge of sales

MAY 10, 2017, 10.51 PM FacebookLinkedinTwitterGoogle+Reddit Joe Marchese, president of advanced advertising products at Fox Networks Group, has warned that TV networks “bombard” people with too many ads.In fact, he’s advocated for giving people the choice to watch fewer adsduring network TV shows. He’s even advocated for consumers to use ad blockers. Yet on Wednesday, Marchese was named president of ... Read More »

US Wants Phone Makers to Lock Out Most Apps for Drivers

  The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car. The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also wants automakers to make infotainment systems easy to pair with smartphones. Drivers could still make ... Read More »

Google Won’t Build an Ad-Blocker Into Chrome, Wants to Fix Ads Instead

  At the Chrome Dev Summit 2016, where it was revealed that the popular Web browser now has 2 billion active users, Google also shared its stand on ad-blocking, and it should come as no surprise. Google’s primary revenue source is ads, and its approach is to fix what’s wrong with ads instead of putting them off the table entirely ... Read More »

Instagram Wants to Be Your One-Stop Shopping Destination

  For a week in May, some of Instagram’s designers, engineers and product managers met not at the company’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters but at a rented house, stocked with grocery store snacks. There, away from computers and armed with pencil and paper, they explored a question important for the photo-sharing app’s future: how do we get our users to ... Read More »

Huawei Wants to Beat Apple in Smartphones in 2 Years

  China’s Huawei Technologies wants to be the world’s second-largest maker of smartphones in two years, Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business group, told Reuters on Thursday. Having made its name as a builder of telecommunications networks, Huawei has been active in the consumer devices market for only a few years and is now the third-biggest smartphone maker ... Read More »