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Der Zombie der deutschen Warenhaus AG

Zu besten Zeiten schöpften die Warenhäuser große Teile der deutschen Kaufkraft ab, heute teilen sich die übrig gebliebenen Konzerne Karstadt und Kaufhof weniger als drei Prozent. Aber reicht das noch für beide?
2018-06-23

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Polémique autour des dépenses de l'Elysée

L’Élysée a commandé une nouvelle vaisselle à la Manufacture de Sèvres, pour 50 000 euros. Selon Le Canard enchaîné, la facture pourrait être dix fois plus élevée. Un montant qui passe mal alors que le président a déclaré que les aides sociales coûtent "un pognon de dingue." Aujourd'hui, la polémique connaît un nouveau rebondissement avec l'usage de l'avion présidentiel. En France toujours, TF1, M6 et France Télévisions vont créer une plateforme de vidéo à la demande pour concurrencer Netflix.
2018-06-15

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Erdogan et la diaspora turque en France : une popularité entretenue par les médias officiels

Erdogan et la diaspora turque en France : une popularité entretenue par les médias officiels

Facebook tests ‘subscription Groups’ that charge for exclusive content

Facebook is starting to let Group admins charge $4.99 to $29.99 per month for access to special sub-Groups full of exclusive posts. A hand-picked array of parenting, cooking and “organize my home” Groups will be the first to get the chance to spawn a subscription Group open to their members. During the test, Facebook won’t be […]
2018-06-20

Pew: Social media still growing in emerging markets but stalled elsewhere

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s (so far) five-year project to expand access to the Internet in emerging markets makes plenty of business sense when you look at the latest report by the Pew Research Center — which shows social media use has plateaued across developed markets but continues to rise in the developing world. In 2015-16, roughly four-in-ten adults […]
2018-06-19

Facebook mistakenly leaked developer analytics reports to testers

Set the “days without a Facebook privacy problem” counter to zero. This week, an alarmed developer contacted TechCrunch, informing us that their Facebook App Analytics weekly summary email had been delivered to someone outside their company. It contains sensitive business information, including weekly average users, page views and new users. Forty-three hours after we contacted […]
2018-06-22

FB Messenger auto-translation chips at US/Mexico language wall

Facebook’s been criticized for tearing America apart, but now it will try to help us forge bonds with our neighbors to the south. Facebook Messenger will now offer optional auto-translation of English to Spanish and vice-versa for all users in the United States and Mexico. It’s a timely launch given the family separation troubles at […]
2018-06-21

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Facebook tests ‘subscription Groups’ that charge for exclusive content

Facebook is starting to let Group admins charge $4.99 to $29.99 per month for access to special sub-Groups full of exclusive posts. A hand-picked array of parenting, cooking and “organize my home” Groups will be the first to get the chance to spawn a subscription Group open to their members. During the test, Facebook won’t be […]
2018-06-20

Instagram hits 1 billion monthly users, up from 800M in September

Instagram’s meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after passing 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users. That massive audience could be a powerful draw for IGTV, the longer-form video hub it’s launching for creators […]
2018-06-20

Prisma co-founders raise $1M to build a social app called Capture

Two of the co-founders of the art filter app Prisma have left to build a new social app. Prisma, as you may recall, had a viral moment back in 2016 when selfie takers went crazy for the fine art spin the app’s AI put on photos — in just a few seconds of processing. Downloads leapt, art […]
2018-06-18

Facebook prototypes tool to show how many minutes you spend on it

Are you ready for some scary numbers? After months of Mark Zuckerberg talking about how “Protecting our community is more important than maximizing our profits,” Facebook is preparing to turn that commitment into a Time Well Spent product. Buried in Facebook’s Android app is an unreleased “Your Time on Facebook” feature. It shows the tally […]
2018-06-22

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Securities: Ethereum, ICOs & Traditional Financial Regulatory Framework

In what continues to be a fascinating journey, the legislative process is slowly but surely being applied to cryptocurrencies, with the US regulatory authorities extending what appears to be a reasonably well thought out and measured approach to engaging with the emerging crypto-asset space, in particular with regards to the application of securities legislation to […]

The post Securities: Ethereum, ICOs & Traditional Financial Regulatory Framework appeared first on Coinjournal.

Crown, a new app from Tinder’s parent company, turns dating into a game

If you’re already resentful of online dating culture and how it turned finding companionship into a game, you may not be quite ready for this: Crown, a new dating app that actually turns getting matches into a game. Crown is the latest project to launch from Match Group, the operator of a number of dating […]
2018-06-15

Facebook launches Brand Collabs search engine for sponsoring creators

Facebook wants to help connect brands to creators so they can work out sponsored content and product placement deals, even if it won’t be taking a cut. Confirming our scoop from May, Facebook today launched its Brand Collabs Manager. It’s a search engine that brands can use to browse different web celebrities based on the […]
2018-06-19

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Dieses Handy ist nicht für jedermann

Es ist wasser- und staubdicht, sturzgeschützt und hat einen riesigen Akku. Und es ist handlich wie ein Brikett. Das Outdoor-Handy von Land Rover muss man wollen und brauchen. Ein ungewöhnliches Handy im Test.
2018-06-22

„Wir befinden uns in einem Handelskrieg“

Der Handelskonflikt zwischen den USA und der EU geht weiter. Vergeltungszölle auf US-Produkte sind in Kraft getreten. Ist das noch ein Streit oder schon ein Krieg? Darüber spricht Dietmar Deffner mit Karsten Junius, Chefökonom von Safra Sarasin.
2018-06-22

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Zölle auf einen US-Mythos

Der US-Motorradbauer Harley-Davidson, der von den frisch erhobenen EU-Zöllen betroffen ist, rechnet als Folge mit höheren Preisen und einer Beeinträchtigung der Nachfrage in der EU.
2018-06-22

Ex-Tesla-Mitarbeiter erhebt schwere Vorwürfe

Ein Mitarbeiter soll Arbeitsabläufe bei Tesla bewusst sabotiert und vertrauliche Daten weitergegeben haben. Der Techniker wurde nun entlassen und verklagt. Bei CNN geht er in die Gegenoffensive.
2018-06-22

Gegen ein Maskottchen ist sogar George Clooney chancenlos

Mitten in der Begeisterung für Social-Media-Kampagnen und bekannte Werbeträger entdecken Firmen plötzlich wieder ihre Liebe zu einem uralten Marketing-Instrument: überlebensgroßen Maskottchen. Denn die haben einen großen Vorteil.
2018-06-22

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Polémique autour des dépenses de l'Elysée

L’Élysée a commandé une nouvelle vaisselle à la Manufacture de Sèvres, pour 50 000 euros. Selon Le Canard enchaîné, la facture pourrait être dix fois plus élevée. Un montant qui passe mal alors que le président a déclaré que les aides sociales coûtent "un pognon de dingue." Aujourd'hui, la polémique connaît un nouveau rebondissement avec l'usage de l'avion présidentiel. En France toujours, TF1, M6 et France Télévisions vont créer une plateforme de vidéo à la demande pour concurrencer Netflix.
2018-06-15

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Happn takes on Tinder Places with an interactive map of missed connections

Dating app Happn, whose “missed connections” type of dating experience connects people who have crossed paths in real life, is fighting back at Tinder. Seemingly inspired by Happn’s location-based features, Tinder recently began piloting something called Tinder Places – a feature that tracks your location to match you with those people who visit your same […]
2018-06-21

Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it’s taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company, which was found to be compromised by Russian trolls whose disinformation campaigns around the November 2016 presidential election reached 150 million Americans, has been increasing its efforts […]
2018-06-21

Facebook tests ‘subscription Groups’ that charge for exclusive content

Facebook is starting to let Group admins charge $4.99 to $29.99 per month for access to special sub-Groups full of exclusive posts. A hand-picked array of parenting, cooking and “organize my home” Groups will be the first to get the chance to spawn a subscription Group open to their members. During the test, Facebook won’t be […]
2018-06-20

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