Amazon prepares online advertising programme: Amazon.com Inc. is gearing up to more directly challenge Google Inc.'s dominance of the online advertising market, developing its own software for placing ads online that could leverage its knowledge of millions of Web shoppers. (The Wall Street Journal)
The Internet of Things will be vulnerable for years, and no one is incentivized to fix it: The Internet is no longer just accessible from your laptop or mobile phone. It's now part of television sets, baby monitors, ovens and cars. It is increasingly embedded into medical devices and other critical devices. The Internet is everywhere and the Internet of Things (IoT) is a trend that will continue to grow.(VentureBeat).
The future of mobile commerce is commerce: Last week, I spoke with a well-known specialty retailer. They briefed me on the company's omnichannel marketing program, then asked for help finding a "really cutting-edge technology to really define our mobile commerce strategy." A few things struck me when I heard that. (Gigaom)