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Smart Lock Maker Suspends Operations

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor Otto debuted their digital lock back in August. Four months later, the company suspended their operations. The company suspended production just ahead of the holidays. “You’re not in charge of your own destiny, and the margin for error is a lot smaller,” said Sam Jadallah, founder and CEO, Otto. “Building…

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ANA Acquires a New Word: WOMMA

By Chrissie Cluney Contributing Editor The Association of National Advertisers has acquires the Word of Mouth Marketing Association, which was founded in 2004. This follows similar acquisitions such as the joining of the Advertising Educational Foundation in 2015. It is presently known as the ANA Educational Foundation. “Just as our previous acquisitions allowed us to increase…

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Apple Provides Battery Replacements

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor Apple has announced that their battery replacements for impacted users with an iPhone 6 or later is available. The company was initially aiming for a late-January announcement in the United States when it first offered the discount. This followed controversy regarding its admission that the battery had slowed down older…

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InFocus Mobile launches Vision 3 in India

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor US-based technology company InFocus Mobile launched “Vision 3” budget smartphone. Its price is Rs 6,999 or approximately $110 in United States currency. The device offers a 5.7-inch full-vision display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 for better visual experience. “InFocus ‘Vision 3’ offers a full-vision display, clubbed with good camera…

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Manning Departs Ebiquity

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor Nick Manning, chief strategy officer of Ebiquity, is departing after 10 years as a director of the media auditing and insight firm. He was a senior figure in UK media for nearly three decades after co-founding Manning Gottlieb in 1990. “Nick stands tall in the media industry and has played…

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