Digital Daily Dozen 1/9/17

Ad Trade Groups Push for Standardized Mobile Viewability Metrics

New open source code initiative supported by IAB and 4A’s, but Facebook and Google have yet to commit to add tracking code to apps…

http://www.wsj.com/articles/ad-trade-groups-push-for-standardized-mobile-viewability-metrics-1483729376

 

Nokia re-enters the smartphone arena with its first Android handset

At long last, Nokia is answering its longtime fans’ prayers with the launch of its first Android smartphone

http://thenextweb.com/mobile/2017/01/09/nokia-re-enters-the-smartphone-arena-with-its-first-android-handset/

 

FTC Sues D-Link Over Security Concerns

The Federal Trade Commission has charged equipment manufacturer D-Link Corporation with failing to adequately secure its wireless routers and Internet cameras.

http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/292394/ftc-sues-d-link-over-security-concerns.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=headline&utm_campaign=99449

 

Tech Industry Largely Optimistic About Trump, Poll Shows

More than half of “technology elites” are optimistic about the industry’s future in the next administration, according to a new poll released this week.

http://www.insidesources.com/tech-industry-largely-optimistic-trump-poll-shows/

 

 

BroadbandTV Expands Into Southeast Asia, Middle East

BroadbandTV, the internet’s biggest multichannel network by views, is launching in eight countries — Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt.

http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/broadbandtv-international-expansion-1201954039/

 

 

Survival Guide 2017: Ad Tech Turns Digital Duopoly Into Three-Way Brawl

Amazon, Facebook and Google this year are set to square off in an unprecedented battle for programmatic ad dollars that’s sure to send shock waves throughout the industry — but will hopefully give marketers and publishers more options in the process.

http://adage.com/article/print-edition/survival-guide-2017-ad-tech-turns-duopoly/307409/?utm_source=daily_email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=adage&ttl=1484523421?utm_visit=2012622

 

 

Data Could Be the Next Tech Hot Button for Regulators

For decades, dominance in the technology industry was based on software or hardware. Now it is increasingly based on who owns the best data.

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/08/technology/data-regulators-google-facebook-monopoly.html?emc=edit_th_20170109&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=78463356&_r=0

 

 

FBI blacks out most details on hack of terrorist’s iPhone

A heavily redacted Friday evening data dump by the FBI revealed almost nothing about how the agency was able to break into the locked iPhone of one of the gunmen in the December terrorist attack in San Bernardino

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2017/01/07/fbi-iphone-terrorist-san-bernardino-syed-rizwan-farook-foia-lawsuit-ap-vice-usa-today/96280458/

 

 

10 years of the iPhone: How Apple changed pretty much everything in the enterprise

In the space of a decade, Apple’s iPhone has gone from being a consumer craze to the single product that most affects the design and operation of enterprise IT, turning a controlled, top-down environment into something far more open.

http://www.networkworld.com/article/3155485/ios/10-years-of-the-iphone-how-apple-changed-pretty-much-everything-in-the-enterprise.html?idg_eid=a4b380e2be74a6c88f0cea4210169d79&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NWW%20Daily%20AM%20Alert%202017-01-09&utm_term=networkworld_daily_news_alert

 

 

Meredith Contacts Time to Express Interest in Merger

Meredith Corp. has contacted Time Inc. to express interest in a potential merger, according to people familiar with the matter, rekindling a possible tie-up that died in 2013.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-05/meredith-contacts-time-to-express-interest-in-merger

 

 

Facebook has a new head of news partnerships

Facebook has hired a former NBC and CNN journalist to lead its news partnerships team, a major hire as the platform deals with criticism over its role in spreading misinformation around the election.

http://mashable.com/2017/01/06/facebook-head-of-news-partnerships-campbell-brown/#hJCYp7R8gaqA

 

 

The NBA is streaming a game live to Facebook for the first time — but only in India

The NBA will livestream a regular season basketball game directly to Facebook for the first time on Sunday, but there’s a catch: The game, a matchup between the Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings, will only be available to Facebook users in India.

http://www.recode.net/2017/1/7/14200860/nba-facebook-livestream-inda-warriors-kings

 

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The Digital Daily Dozen is distributed weekdays (usually) by Dom Caristi or Heather Vaughn as a service of the BSU Digital Policy Institute. The articles are culled from various e-newsletters. The content is not original – only their compilation in this mailing is.