Thursday, February 11, 2016
Karl Greenberg, 5 hours ago
  • West Bengal Rolls Out Tourism CampaignEconomic Times

    The tourism department of West Bengal (located between India and Bangladesh) has rolled out a campaign targeting foreign tourists, with digital takeovers in major Indian airports. The boards tout sites like the Darjeeling hills, islands of UNESCO world heritage site Sundarbans, tea gardens of Dooars, wildlife of north Bengal, tribal and natural beauty of the Junglemahal area, and the terracotta art of Bishnupur. Ogilvy & Mather was hired to do the job. Read the whole story...

  • Tesla Reports Strong Revenue On Model SAutomotive News

    Tesla Motors set a record for deliveries in the fourth quarter in spite of sagging oil prices. While the maker of all-electric luxury also posted a net loss of $320 million, up from $108 million a year earlier, the company, in the first earnings report since the fall launch of the Model X, reported $1.2 billion in fourth-quarter revenue, a 30% increase over the third quarter and a 27% increase year-over-year. Read the whole story...

  • Facebook Launches Captioning For Video AdsBusiness Insider

    People watch about 100 million hours of video on Facebook daily, but they aren't listening. That means Facebook is only getting a piece of the message across, if any. They need to think Charlie Chaplin. Facebook is doing that with product updates for mobile video ads, including a new caption tool. Before, advertisers had to embed their own captions, now there's a tool that does for them. Read the whole story...

  • It's Not Just Millennials Who Are Nixing The CarNPR

    More Americans are throwing away the keys. And it's not just young Americans who are doing it. Fewer middle-aged adults are bothering to get or renew their driver's licenses. A researcher at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute found declines in the number of drivers, across the board up to age 54, between 1983 and 2014. The younger they are, the bigger the declines. There are 20% fewer 18 year olds driving now, for instance. Read the whole story...

  • LeBron Is Animated On Cartoon Network's 'Teen Titans Go!'NYSportsJournalism.com

    Last June, during the NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, an admittedly weary LeBron James said he was not sleeping well and staying up to watch "Teen Titans Go!" on Cartoon Network. The creators of the animated show obviously heard him because James will make a guest appearance playing himself in an episode titled, "The Cruel Giggling Ghoul," set to air Feb. 11 as part of an All-Star Jam. Read the whole story...