Category: Technology

B2B, E-payment & Security, Technology

PayPal CFO: Pandemic has created ‘inflection point’ for digital payments

March 5, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

PayPal has been one of the few benefactors of the COVID-19 landscape, as consumers were forced to pivot from in-person contact and conduct most transactions virtually. But the company isn’t lowering its expectations as the end of the pandemic grows […]

Marketing & Advertising, News, Technology

What Google’s rejection of post-cookie identifiers means for advertisers

March 4, 2021

Via: Mobile Marketer

Google has again disrupted the plans of advertisers and ad-tech providers looking to target and track consumers, saying that it will not build or use alternative user-level identifiers once third-party cookies are phased out. “People shouldn’t have to accept being […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

The Demise of the Cookie and the Rise of First-Party Data

March 1, 2021

Via: CMSWire

We live in a world where our every digital interaction is recorded, sometimes with our consent and other times without our knowledge. Over the last few years, tech behemoths like Facebook and Twitter have come under increasing scrutiny from regulators, […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

How to import your passwords to Apple’s iCloud Keychain via Safari

February 26, 2021

Via: The Verge

If you’re moving from LastPass (or another password manager you’re dissatisfied with), you may be tempted to simply go with the password manager that comes with your browser or operating system. It’s certainly an easy solution, and a reasonable one, […]

Platforms, Technology

YouTube announces supervised browsing of YouTube for tweens and teens

February 24, 2021

Via: Apple Insider

A new supervised mode for YouTube will feature account limitations and three content settings that help parents control what content their children will see. In an effort to create safer spaces for children, YouTube will open a beta program that […]

Technology, Website design and optimization

Web Design: Where’s the Happy Medium Between Too Much and Not Enough?

February 23, 2021

Via: CMSWire

Designing a website can at times feel like the story of Goldilocks and the three bears. A busy website, one laden with flashy graphics and excessive choices, can overwhelm customers. Too few choices may result in missed sales opportunities. What’s […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

Arizona bill could force smartphone App Stores to allow third-party payment systems

February 22, 2021

Via: Apple Insider

A bill that could force Apple and Google to allow third-party payment platforms for in-app purchases on the App Store has been introduced in Arizona and is slated for a vote in the state’s House of Representatives. The piece of […]

Platforms, Technology

Spotify HiFi one-ups Apple Music with lossless audio streams

February 22, 2021

Via: Apple Insider

Spotify is preparing to offer higher quality music streams to subscribers in a number of markets, with Spotify HiFi set to offer lossless audio, a feature currently not available on Apple Music. In its ongoing bid to fend off Apple’s […]

Analytics & Data, Technology

A marketer’s guide to Core Web Vitals and page experience

February 18, 2021

Via: Searchenginewatch

Optimizing user experience makes for a more delightful web experience for all. Back in May 2020, Google announced a major Page Experience Update was on the horizon, based on information taken from internal studies and industry research that demonstrates how […]

Analytics & Data, Technology

Were Digital Experience Platforms Ready for the Digital Onslaught in 2020?

February 17, 2021

Via: CMSWire

The Digital Experience Platform (DXP) market saw significant investment movement in the early days of 2021. Sitecore announced last month a $1.2 billion “private investment,” something it calls the “largest-ever capital investment in the martech space,” a questionable label whenever […]