Friday the 13th Tech News

This Week in Tech: Friday the 13th Edition

Sure, Apple showed off new products, state attorneys general are investigating Google and WeWork may not be worth what it claimed. Here are some of other tech stories you might have missed this week: Uber’s Employer Status The California Legislature on Wednesday passed a bill known as AB-5, which will make it more difficult for…

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A “Super Pumped” Blog Post

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the San Francisco launch of Super Pumped, written by New York Times reporter Mike Isaac and hosted by The Verge’s Casey Newton. As an avid fan of Silicon Valley tech stories, the Booksmith, a bookstore in the historical Haight neighborhood that held the event, was the place…

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This Week in Tech: Jack gets hacked, and more cybersecurity news

It’s the Friday after Labor Day. If you’re still whirling from the holiday weekend, short week at work and start of the NFL season, you may have missed some big-time tech news. But it’s okay – we have you covered. Here are the most trendy-worthy stories that our B2B PR teams have been monitoring. Jack…

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This Week in Tech: International Edition

It’s the final days of August and SHIFTers are digging up their passports and heading everywhere from Cabo to Paris, which has us thinking outside of the U.S. Here are some of the international stories that got SHIFTers talking this week: All About India Many U.S. businesses have recently turned their eyes towards India. With…

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A Toast to the End of Summer (Fridays)

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and that means that one of SHIFT’s most beloved perks—Summer Fridays—is coming to an end. What are Summer Fridays? Well, every year between Memorial Day and Labor Day, SHIFTers can leave at 3 PM to take advantage of all that summer has to offer. Pretty sweet, right?! What…

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Beyond Domain Authority: What Else To Analyze

Is Domain Authority still a critically important metric in the world of SEO? Short answer: yes, absolutely — but it shouldn’t be used alone. Let’s revisit the purpose of Domain Authority (DA). At its core, DA is an objective predictor of the ranking potential of a website against a competitive set, measured on a 0…

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This Week in Tech: Summer Friday Edition

School’s back in session and we’re gearing up for our last Summer Friday*, so fall must be fast approaching. Here are a few of the stories that caught our attention this week while we wait to bust out our Patagonia vests: Startup Takes on Alexa & Siri This week, Engadget profiled Mycroft, a startup taking…

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Will Football Streaming Outpace Radio? A Sports Marketer’s Prediction

According to a recent Spotlight Survey, this is an important date for 53% of consumers who classify themselves as professional football fans. An interesting trend is how people will consume football games this year. Based on information from last year’s season, of the 53% consumers that are football fans: 70% watched on TV, 30% listened on…

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This Week in Tech: Is WeWork A Tech Company?

It’s Friday. You know what that means – time to read all about the latest, most trend-worthy tech news our B2B PR teams have been monitoring all week. Here’s your rundown: WeWork files to go public WeWork filed to go public on Wednesday – but should that be considered tech news? I was debating whether…

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3 Tips For Crisis Planning

Crises happen. Whether it’s a natural disaster or one that has developed internally, a crisis can occur at any time on both a large or small scale. What separates those companies who manage a crisis well versus those who find themselves on the year-end blunders reel is one simple act: Practice. While you can’t always…

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