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As the sun sets on day one of SXSWi 2016, energy is high and the city of Austin is buzzing. As a SXSW first timer I was warned that patience is a virtue and to get ready to stand in...

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Advertising Age: How the Shift from Swiping to Inserting Cards Will Accelerate Mobile Payments

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POV: Will Verizon Rescue Yahoo?

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POV: Twitter Gets Conversational

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Mobile Marketer: Adaptive Mobility at CES

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Campaign: Connected Shopping at CES

LAS VEGAS — Retail has emerged as one of the most important verticals at the Consumer Electronics Show. New devices on the show floor help consumers engage with brands and purchase. You can't even mention drones without discussing how...

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