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Rise of the robocar: are connected cars safer, or a target for hackers?

A pilot model of an Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Angelo Merendino/AFP/Getty Images A threshold was quietly crossed in the first quarter of 2016. For the first time, mobile carriers reported activating more connected cars than phones. At a vehicle tech demonstration in Manhattan…

Deal: Google Pixel XL and Sony Xperia X are 30% cheaper

If you are interested in exquisite deals for outstanding smartphones, look no further. If you are a fan of the Google Pixel XL but don’t want to cave into a massive price tag of about £720, today is your lucky day. The Very Silver version with 32 GB…

These Urban Tours are Spurring a Discussion About Income Inequality

  A “graffiti tour” in a New York City neighborhood is spurring a discussion about income inequality. Dazed writer Jonathan Turton took a “Free Tours By Foot” tour of the Bushwick neighborhood in Brooklyn which focuses on street art. Bushwick was an immigrant neighborhood in the 1950s and 60s that struggled…

Here Are 7 Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats From This Week

It’s been another interesting week in interactive marketing statistics and figures. Here are the seven that particularly caught our eye. 1. Insta-engagement Per SocialBakers’ research released today at the company’s Engage conference in Prague, Czech Republic, brands are getting three times more engagement on Instagram, while celebrities are garnering 3.6 times…

Is it a surprise PRs are getting top marketing jobs

When John Lewis announced its director of comms Peter Cross had been promoted to director of customer experience, a few eyebrows were raised. After all, John Lewis is a brand built on advertising. So the decision to turn to its most senior PR to help lead…