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Stealth Marketing: How Brands Infiltrate Vine With Product Placement

mashable.com — With sights set on its 40 million users - many of whom are teenagers - advertisers are getting crafty in their efforts to break into ad-free Vine. The six-second video platform, which is owned by Twitter, is one of the largest social networks that doesn't yet run paid advertisements.
Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

Brands are getting sneaky to get their message across on ad-free Vine -- mashable.com/2014/07/22/sne…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @sfiegerman: "Some brands are paying over six figures for a contract that might include half a dozen [Vine] videos.” mashable.com/2014/07/22/sne…

Jul 22, 2014

"Some brands are paying over six figures for a contract that might include half a dozen [Vine] videos.” mashable.com/2014/07/22/sne…

Apple Reports Revenue of $37.4 Billion in Q3, Missing Estimates

mashable.com — Apple's third quarter profits beat Wall Street estimates, but sales came in a bit short. Apple reported earnings of $1.28 per share on revenue of $37.4 billion for the June quarter, beating Wall Street estimates for earnings of $1.23 per share but missing on revenue of $37.99 billion.
Jul 22, 2014

Apple’s third quarter earnings call wrapped up a few minutes ago. Here’s everything you need to know: mashable.com/2014/07/22/app…

Jul 22, 2014

Tim Cook on future acquisitions: “We don’t let our money burn a hole in our pocket.” mashable.com/2014/07/22/app…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @sfiegerman: Apple has completed 29 acquisitions since the beginning of the 2014 fiscal year, not counting Beats. mashable.com/2014/07/22/app…

Jul 22, 2014

Apple has completed 29 acquisitions since the beginning of the 2014 fiscal year, not counting Beats. mashable.com/2014/07/22/app…

Jul 22, 2014

Tim Cook on earnings call: “iPad sales met our expectations, but we realize they didn’t meet many of yours.” mashable.com/2014/07/22/app…

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U.S. Airlines Cancel Flights to Israel After Rocket Fire

mashable.com — Delta said it has canceled all flights to and from Israel after a rocket fired from Gaza exploded near Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion Airport on Tuesday. American Airlines, US Airways and United Airlines have reportedly suspended flights as well, according to Haaretz. BREAKING: Delta cancels all flights to Israel indefinitely, cites report of rocket near Tel Aviv airport.
Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

RT @mashable: Update: @United Airlines joins @Delta in announcing cancelation of flights to Tel Aviv on.mash.to/1rysVLc

Jul 22, 2014

RT @mashable: Update: @United Airlines joins @Delta in announcing cancelation of flights to Tel Aviv on.mash.to/1rysVLc

Jul 22, 2014

RT @mashable: Update: @United Airlines joins @Delta in announcing cancelation of flights to Tel Aviv on.mash.to/1rysVLc

Jul 22, 2014

RT @mashable: Delta cancels all flights to Israel. US Airways, United and American reportedly suspending their flights as well. on.mash.to/1jTrwMA

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U.S. Officials: No Evidence of Direct Russian Link to Plane

mashable.com — Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. They say the passenger jet was likely felled by an SA-11 surface-to-air missile fired by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine and that Russia "created the conditions" for the downing by arming the separatists.
Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

US senior official says the plane was most likely shot down 'by mistake' on.mash.to/1sMYIrW #MH17

Why Louisiana Is the Next (and Better) Hollywood

mashable.com — Though known best for crawfish, hurricanes and Mardi Gras, Louisiana is California's newest film industry rival. Currently, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are fighting crime with a Pelican State backdrop in 22 Jump Street. You may have watched Anna Kendrick sing her way through Baton Rouge in Pitch Perfect and soon in its sequel.
Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

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Comic-Con 2014: What to Expect

mashable.com — Get ready to nerd out unabashedly. There are plenty of reasons to be excited about Comic-Con 2014, whether it's for the panels from your favorite television shows or the big superhero movies that are coming down the pipeline. Or maybe you just really love cosplay.

The Yo Copycats Are Here and Not All of Them Are Joking

mashable.com — Jon Brod was surrounded by some of the most influential people in tech at the Fortune Brainstorm conference in Aspen, Colorado, last week when he received a message from his wife: "AHOY." Then he received another: "AHOY." And then another. "She was AHOY-ing me, 'I'm at the pool. I'm at the hotel.

HTC to Unveil Nexus 7 Successor and 2 More Tablets, Report Says

mashable.com — Out of all the new products and announcements Google made during its I/O developers conference last month, many were surprised that the company failed to mention its highly anticipated Nexus 8 tablet. Now, a new report claims HTC is preparing to unveil the Nexus 7 successor, along with two other Android tablets.
Jul 22, 2014

Mashable: HTC to Unveil Nexus 7 Successor and 2 More Tablets, Report Says owl.li/2Kyurq

Jul 22, 2014

Surprise, the Nexus 8 might actually be a Nexus..9? HTC to Unveil Nexus 7 Successor and 2 More Tablets, Report Says mashable.com/2014/07/22/htc…

Vine Loops Are Making Me Loopy

mashable.com — When Vine prankster Lele Pons recently broke the 1 billion loop milestone, I realized we finally had proof that the view measuring system Vine introduced on July 1 is a crock. Lele, who famously "does it for the Vine," has over 3.4 million Vine followers and many of her humorous and sometimes outrageous six-seconds bits have millions of loops.
Jul 22, 2014

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Russia Lays Out Its MH17 Evidence: 6 Questions It Can't Answer

mashable.com — The international community has increasingly settled on the U.S. government's assertion that Russia is responsible for arming the separatists in Ukraine who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Putin is a pariah as the European Union imposes additional sanctions against his inner circle.

Samsung's 105-Inch Curved Ultra HD TV Will Cost You $120,000

mashable.com — Decorating your mansion? Don't forget to leave room in the budget for Samsung's 105-inch curved Ultra HD TV, which goes up for pre-order Tuesday for about as much as a BMW M5, or $119,999.99. If you missed the unveiling at this year's CES, the TV is one of the largest to boast both Ultra HD (UHD) resolution and a curved OLED display.

Tripoli Airport Is Now a Battleground in Libya

mashable.com — More than 40 people have been killed over the past week in Libya as rival militias fight for control of the country's largest airport in Tripoli, the capital. The clashes began last week when Islamist-led militias from the city of Misrata launched a surprise attack on the airport, which had been under control of rival militias from the town of Zintan.

Amazon Debuts Wallet App for Rewards and Gift Cards

mashable.com — Amazon's Fire Phone doesn't go on sale for a few more days but the company has already begun to quietly roll out new apps for its first smartphone. The company launched Amazon Wallet, its first mobile wallet application, on the Amazon Appstore and Google Play.

Amazon Fire: The Phone That Makes You a Star

mashable.com — Mashable Choice highlights the products and services we've tested and would recommend to others. Consider it Liked, Favorited, +1'ed and Pinned. Amazon took its time in launching the Fire phone, and it shows. Where you might expect a device carelessly thrown together to capitalize on the popularity of the Kindle Fire tablets, you instead find a remarkably well-designed piece of technology.

Apple Q3 Earnings Preview: What to Expect

mashable.com — Wall Street has learned to love Apple again. Apple stock has surged by about 20% in the year to date thanks to an unusual 7-1 stock split, increased buybacks and renewed optimism for the company's product pipeline ahead of multiple rumored launches later this year.