More Online U.S. Retailers Shipping Globally

    Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Click the image for the full story. If you lived in Australia, would you buy from Macys.com? For a $100 item it might cost another $200 for the value-added tax (yes, that’s something we don’t have in America) plus shipping. Take a look at the international section of Macys.com.  

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Why You Can’t Win If a Story Goes Viral

Click the link for the story behind the story — how do you ever combat bad publicity that spreads like wildfire? The falsities spread about Apple’s working conditions in China: http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/16/this-american-life-retracts-episode-on-apples-suppliers-in-china/?hp

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Google, Facebook to Stand Trial in India

 Click the image for the full Wall Street Journal story As Amol Sharama reports: “Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are set to begin trial here Tuesday to face charges that they didn’t censor objectionable content from their sites, putting on stark display the legal risks for Internet companies chasing growth in India.”

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How to Create a Hugely Successful Global Internet Marketing Campaign?

    Click the image for the full story “Evian’s video of Roller Skating Babies was not only watched millions of times in the YouTube but it has also inspired a huge amount of different versions of this video with different sound tracks all over the world. This is a masterpiece of viral marketing. But note also […]

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In China: The Angry Birds Plan to Pummel Pirate Pigs

  Retail Industry    Click the image for the full story As Barbara Farfan reports: “Some version of of the Angry Birds digital game franchise has been downloaded 100 million times in China. That’s a lot of foul-feeling fowls and frantic flying fun. With all this brand recognition and, we can only assume, Angry Birds addicts, […]

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Global Internet Phenomena Report: Fall 2011

  Click the image for the full report “Sandvine’s Global Internet Phenomena Reports examine a representative cross-section of the world’s leading fixed and mobile communications service providers and are made possible by the voluntary participation of our customers. Collectively, Sandvine’s customers provide Internet and data service to hundreds of millions of subscribers worldwide.”

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Whom Do You Want Sitting Next to You on a Plane?

   Click the image for the full story Nicola Clark of the New York Times reports that: “This month, the Dutch carrier KLM began testing a program it calls Meet and Seat, allowing ticket-holders to upload details from their Facebook or LinkedIn profiles and use the data to choose seatmates.” Is this something YOU would […]

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