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The Apple Pay Challenge: Hey, This Thing (Mostly) Works!

fastcompany.com — When I resolved to leave my wallet at home and spend a week buying only those things I could pay for using my iPhone 6 and Apple's new Apple Pay service, I was prepared for the worst. I thought it might not work reliably--or at least turn out to be enough of a hassle to make me pine for my plastic.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @harrymccracken: Hey, this thing (mostly) works! (A progress report on my Apple Pay experiment.) fastcompany.com/3037435/the-ap…

Oct 22, 2014

Hey, this thing (mostly) works! (A progress report on my Apple Pay experiment.) fastcompany.com/3037435/the-ap…

6 Lovely Vacation Homes For Dogs That Will Make You Wish You Were A Dog

Oct 22, 2014

If you have been following #petweek at all, it cannot possibly surprise you that dogs have luxury vacation options: fastcompany.com/3037396/the-be…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @harmancipants: Cool, these vacation homes for dogs are nicer than anyplace I have lived/will ever live fastcompany.com/3037396/the-be…

Oct 22, 2014

Cool, these vacation homes for dogs are nicer than anyplace I have lived/will ever live fastcompany.com/3037396/the-be…

Tiny Mics, A Dog In A 3-D Printed Wheelchair, Emcee Who Barks: It's TED, For Pets

fastcompany.com — Purina's Better with Pets Summit was nothing like I pictured. First of all, it did not involve any booths showcasing cats and dogs wearing pet gadgets or new kinds of catnip treats or anyone, really, resembling a "cat lady." There were no animals dressed in elaborate superhero outfits--the event had a notable lack of pets entirely.

Your Dog Is Fat and Lazy: 3 Activity Trackers For The Quantified Pet

fastcompany.com — The age of the quantified dog--and, if you're willing to go off-label, quantified cat, horse, bunny, etc.--is here. Just as the Fitbit, UP and Nike+ FuelBand have allowed us humans to obsessively track each step we take and smack-talk slacking friends, we now can transfer all of those oddly competitive, occasionally compulsive, quasi-fitness goals to our animals.

Friends Don't Let Friends Share Fake News About Ebola

fastcompany.com — This is a public service announcement about Ebola: If you see a story from a source called the National Report, ignore it. Do not--repeat, do not--pass it along on social media. The National Report operates under the guise of satire, but is really just one of the most prominent of fake-news sites that gin up sensational headlines to scare people into clicking and sharing.
Oct 22, 2014

SMRT people on Facebook are sharing fake stories about Liberian exchange students infecting people. fastcompany.com/3037479/friend…

A Day In The Life Of An Office Dog

fastcompany.com — Julia Waneka has always brought Buster ("like Buster Bluth") to work. She picked up the 12-week-old Golden Retriever on a Sunday evening three years ago, and brought him to work the next morning. She was working at a PR agency at the time that had a dog-friendly policy.

Lulu Uses Men's Random, Lewd Questions To Educate Users

fastcompany.com — Because all men are irrevocably designed to be terrible at the Internet, a new feature released today in Lulu could one day become God's gift to the dating world.

What Does Your Brand Sound Like?

fastcompany.com — As the elevator doors open on the sixth-floor offices of Man Made Music's Midtown office, you hear tight, snappy notes tumbling into thumping beats. There's no discernible rhythm yet--the unseen drummer is just warming up for a different kind of recording session at Joel Beckerman's Manhattan-based sonic branding agency.
Oct 22, 2014

"When you send an email & hear that whoosh--you’re feeling relaxed your email when out" fastcompany.com/3037324/most-c… @kcifeanyi via @FastCompany

Vote Now: America's Next Top Office Dog Has Over 100 Dogs And They Are All Adorable

fastcompany.com — Fast Company's Reyhan Harmanci and Nikita Richardson share the secrets of creating the America's Next Top Office Dog competition. Over 300 companies sent in their office mates and over 100 dogs made it into the competition. Voting is open till Thursday and the winner will be announced after a run-off competition on Friday, Oct.

Oreo Tags Pop Culture

fastcompany.com — Bonin Bough is late. The global head of media for Mondelēz International, the $35 billion snack-food conglomerate, is scheduled to headline an Advertising Club breakfast in New York City, but he's nowhere to be found. Ever since Mondelēz decided that its flagship $2.4 billion Oreo cookie needed to have a personality and a voice in the culture, Bough has become impossible to pin down.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @MartinBeck: #mustread for marketers: Is Oreo's cutting-edge culture hacking selling more cookies? bit.ly/1sNdQnn That and more by @daniellesacks

Oct 22, 2014

RT @daniellesacks: The future of marketing through the lens of @Oreo. My latest investigation in @FastCompany's new issue. bit.ly/10mu6Cv

Oct 22, 2014

The future of marketing through the lens of @Oreo. My latest investigation in @FastCompany's new issue. bit.ly/10mu6Cv

Oct 21, 2014

#mustread for marketers: Is Oreo's cutting-edge culture hacking selling more cookies? bit.ly/1sNdQnn That and more by @daniellesacks