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October 18, 2013, 8:45 PM

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Justin Huskamp / DoubleClick Advertiser Blog:
DoubleClick Bid Manager Joins FBX, Facebook's Real-Time Bidding Exchange  —  Partnership has been key to Google's success as a rising tide lifts all boats.  So we're excited to announce a new way to help our clients succeed by working with Facebook to participate in FBX, their real-time bidding exchange.
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
Apple: No, We Can't Read Your iMessages (And We Don't Want to, Either)  —  Touting its commitment to user privacy in the wake of the NSA surveillance scandal earlier this year, Apple said that the end-to-end encryption protecting its iMessage instant-messenger service is so secure that even the company itself cannot decrypt it.
Laura Hazard Owen / GigaOM:
Aereo comes to Detroit on October 28.  Can it really hit 22 cities by the end of 2013?  —  Aereo is coming to Detroit and surrounding counties on October 28, the company announced Friday.  —  Detroit is the thirteenth city where Aereo has announced plans to launch this year.
Killian Bell / Cult of Mac:
Apple Recalls MacBook Air Flash Storage Sold Between June 2012 & June 2013  —  Apple has recalled 64GB and 128GB flash storage drives that were used in the previous generation MacBook Air.  The systems were sold during June 2012 and June 2013, and those affected qualify for a free flash …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
40% Of YouTube Traffic Now Mobile, Up From 25% In 2012, 6% In 2011  —  It's hard to get people to concentrate long on anything on their phones and tablets, yet YouTube seems to be the exception.  The video service is quickly going mobile, with small screens making up 40% of its traffic …
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Nokia Quietly Shuttering Pioneering Location Network Dopplr Nov 1st, 4 Years After Acquisition  —  Nokia has very quietly shuttered the social travel service Dopplr today, just over four years after acquiring it back in 2009.  Nokia placed an announcement on the Dopplr homepage that says the service …
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Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Hybrid Data Storage And Backup Company Nimble Storage Files For $150M IPO  —  Nimble Storage, the developer of flash-optimized, hybrid storage and backup solutions for the enterprise, has filed its S-1 with the SEC today.  The company aims to raise as much as $150 million in the offering …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Microsoft employees transform lives in biggest year yet for charitable giving  —  Giving program raised $125 million for nonprofits and schools around the world in 2015, including the company match of employee contributions.
iQ by Intel:
3D Fashion Technology Brings Sci-Fi to the Runways  —  An Eagle Borg costume made of leatherette and plastic turned fashion designer Monica Vaverová into a 3D printing pioneer in the Czech Republic.
Zoho:
Track customer loyalty with the Net Promoter Score  —  Many marketers would unequivocally state that the Net Promoter Score (NPS) is the primary measure of success in any industry.  Also, it is an excellent tool to measure loyalty.
Worldpay:
What consumers have to say about Bitcoin, P2P, social spending and more  —  We asked 7000 digital consumers how they expect to pay for digital goods & services in the future.  The results are in.
Igloo:
Sharing project successes keeps McGough employees engaged in their Igloo intranet  —  An interview with Bri Frei, Marketing Coordinator at leading construction firm, McGough.
 

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