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5G Sounds Great, but We Must Ensure it Won’t Ruin Internet Equality (TNW)

It’s hard to understand the exact impact of 5G connectivity, but we must pay attention to its risk to create an even bigger digital divide. Some experts predict that 5G will offe... More

How TikTok Holds Our Attention (New Yorker)

On the popular short-video app, young people are churning through images and sounds at warp speed, repurposing reality into ironic, bite-size content.... More

Digital Advertisers Look to Connected Cars to Push Industry Forward (Street Fight)

Is the connected car market driving innovation in digital advertising, or is pressure from advertisers pushing automakers to commit more deeply to building connected cars? The answ... More

The New Generational Divide: Screen Size (Bloomberg)

Younger people today are very comfortable with a small screen and older people are not. Both younger and older people can be found staring at their phones for texts or email or dir... More

At New York Fashion Week, This Hi-Tech Experience Steals the Show (Forbes)

As SAP expands its growing presence in the fashion industry, its technology will be hitting the runway for the third time in September, showcasing tech-enabled designs and a newly ... More

The UFC Has Surpassed the NFL on Instagram, and There are Two Big Reasons (Forbes)

We all know how popular the NFL is in the United States, but recently, the UFC surged past them in the area of Instagram followers. As of the publishing of this article, the UFC ha... More

Three Keys to Better Data Management in the Digital Economy (Digitalist)

If data is the new currency of the digital economy, then the companies that succeed will be those that manage their data most effectively. What’s needed is a comprehensive data m... More

Target Teams Up With Disney on Interactive In-Store Shops (Star Tribune)

Leaders of the two companies announced at the D23 Expo that Target will carve out Disney-branded shops in 25 of its stores. As part of the deal, Target also will roll out an enhanc... More

HBO’s Next Big Idea: Recommendations From Actual Humans (Wired)

Recommended by Humans is a "human-powered" recommendation tool that, instead of gleaning what you might like by looking at your viewing history and the shows beloved by people like... More

What’s Behind Apple’s Podcast Strategy? (Vulture)

Last week, Bloomberg dropped a fascinating scoop that Apple, the long-time impartial steward of the podcast ecosystem, is apparently planning to finance original podcasts that woul... More

Once Upon AI Time in Hollywood (IT Pro)

Cinelytic is one of the companies offering AI tools to the film industry to help predict box office success. Founded by producer and director Tobias Quesisser (CEO) and former NASA... More

Report: SEO Vital in Age of Voice Search (CMO)

A fresh study has shown the most essential ranking factors behind voice searches are the same as the familiar SEO factors already in existence. Voice assistants are expected to dom... More

The Secret to Success on YouTube? Kids (Wired)

In a new report, the Pew Research Center said that in the vast ecosystem of YouTube’s English-language videos, children’s content and content featuring kids under 13 are some o... More

The Future of Content Moderation Emphasizes Words Not Ideas (Forbes)

As society contemplates the future of online content moderation, much of the emphasis to date has focused on censoring ideas rather than moderating how those ideas are expressed.... More

Quibi Plans Bite-Size Shows for Mobile Phones – Will Millennials Buy In? (LA Times)

If Hollywood and Silicon Valley created a baby, they might call it Quibi. At least, that’s how veteran film mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg and tech executive Meg Whitman view their fle... More

Hello, Brave New World! (NPR)

The advent of streaming has changed our relationship to music, but where is it taking us? What's the logical conclusion?... More

Spotify Taps Into Pop Culture Nostalgia With Disney Hub (Forbes)

Furthering its niche content offering, Spotify partners with Disney to house the studio’s musical content in one place on the app – the Disney Hub. The dedicated hub will unite... More

Big Data is Dead – Long Live Big Data AI (Forbes)

Digital transformation is finding out what data can do to your business decisions and actions. It’s focusing your company on mining and benefiting from its second-most important ... More

Spotify, Apple Music and Rivals are Secretly Fixing Your Mainstream Taste in Songs (CNET)

The meteoric popularity of streaming has lifted fortunes across the recording industry. But streaming also has been quietly shoring up the indie sector that exists outside the big ... More

Inside Apple’s Team That Greenlights iPhone Apps for the App Store (CNBC)

The app review process has grown in importance as Apple increasingly emphasizes its App Store services as a source of revenue and iPhone security as a key selling point. In additio... More