USA Today is taking its Personal Technology section to video. Tech columnists Ed Baig and Jefferson Graham will host “Talking Tech” with weekly segments becoming available on Thursdays. Video will be available at tech.usatoday.com or on iTunes.
The initial sponsor is AT&T with its branding campaign launched earlier this year. However preroll and synchronized banner units for Frontier Airlines, VisitFlorida and Microsoft’s “The Greatest Asset” spot played before the video during repeated refreshes. Prior to running the preroll unit, the screen says, “Video is always free thanks to support from our sponsor.” But at this point AT&T is not clearly visible as the advertiser.
They're arguably the most annoying video ad formats in existence, but soon they'll be a thing of the past, at least on YouTube.
On Thursday, Twitter reported its earnings for Q4 2016, and the results have raised questions about the company's long-term future.
From its $1.5 billion air cargo hub to its growing network of contract last-mile delivery drivers, Amazon is increasingly looking like a logistics company; but shipping and logistics giant FedEx isn't sitting idly by.
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