Friday, September 23, 2016

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    • Bing Shopping Campaigns Now in Bing Ads Editor Bing

      Microsoft announced the release of Bing Shopping Campaigns in Bing Ads Editor v11.4 in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, France, and Germany. Advertisers can now manage Shopping Campaigns, Product Groups, and Product Ads. Prince Bajracharya, Bing Ads engineer, wrote in a post that advertisers now can add the Campaign Type attribute to the Campaign entity, which lets the user create either Shopping campaigns or Search and Content campaigns. There's also a new Shopping tab in the editor pane to Store ID, Country/Region of sale, and Campaign priority. ...Read the whole story

    • The AI Behind Google's New Messaging AppForbes

      Allo, Google AI-enhanced answer to ‘smart messaging’ on mobile, is here. Designed to keep users from straying outside the app to search for things on the internet, Allo is the first Google product to feature its AI “assistant.” Suggestions from the assistant are meant to be conversational, and can be plugged into existing conversations or had between you and Google alone. Google is expected the start rolling out the assistant to other products this fall, starting with Google Home, as part of the company’s ongoing push toward AI. Allo comes on the heels of Duo, Google’s video calling app, which has been downloaded 10 million times since it was ... ...Read the whole story

    • Google Doodle Celebrates 358 Years Of Britain's Love Of TeaThe Telegraph

      Exactly 358 years ago, the first ad for tea in England appeared in a publication describing it simply as a "China Drink." Europeans were reportedly drinking Chinese tea as early as the 16th century, thanks to the maritime exploits of led by Dutch and Portuguese traders. It was being sold in British coffee shops in the 17th century, but it was mainly the wealthy who enjoyed a cuppa. ...Read the whole story

    Publishers Should Love Google And Facebook, Tackle News-Thieving Parasite Start-Ups Instead

    Why are the news organisations rounding on Google and Facebook who send them millions of readers. Surely start-up parasite brands using social to pass on stolen articles are the real enemy? ...More