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[BRAND GENIUS]#COKESELFIE: COCA-COLA ISRAEL DEVELOPS ‘SELFIE-SNAP’ BOTTLE. TAKE A LOOK:

It’s a special bottle with a built-in camera that, when tilted at 70 degrees, automatically takes a picture and posts it to the user’s Snapchat, as well as Coca-Cola Israel’s Facebook page and Instagram. The special bottle was developed by Gefen Team in Israel for Coca Cola’s big “Summer Love” event in Israel. The same… Continue reading [BRAND GENIUS]#COKESELFIE: COCA-COLA ISRAEL DEVELOPS ‘SELFIE-SNAP’ BOTTLE. TAKE A LOOK:

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[AUTOBRANDS]#NEWS: VOLVO IS RECALLING 74,000 UNITS OF ITS’ SEDANS DUE TO FAULTY SEAT BELTS. READ:

​Volvo is recalling about 74,000 U.S. vehicles for an issue that might cause a seat belt to inadequately restrain passengers in a crash. The recall impacts each Volvo S60, S90, V60, XC60 and XC90 vehicles from the 2016-17 model years, Volvo spokesman Jim Nichols said. Nichols said the issue is caused by a connecting pin… Continue reading [AUTOBRANDS]#NEWS: VOLVO IS RECALLING 74,000 UNITS OF ITS’ SEDANS DUE TO FAULTY SEAT BELTS. READ:

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[BRAND] #WARS: APPLE SALES DIP ON iPHONE 7 AS XIAOMI MIX ANNOUNCES DEBUT IN CHINA MARKETS. READ:

Apple announced in October 25, 2016 its profit over the past quarter fell 19 percent to $9 billion, pulled down by a drop in iPhone sales. The world’s biggest company by market value said revenue in the fiscal fourth quarter fell to $46.9 billion from $51.5 billion a year earlier. The results were largely in… Continue reading [BRAND] #WARS: APPLE SALES DIP ON iPHONE 7 AS XIAOMI MIX ANNOUNCES DEBUT IN CHINA MARKETS. READ:

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[BRAND GENIUS]#DESIGNTHINKING: MICROSOFT SURFACE STUDIO LAUNCH MAY SNATCH THE CREATIVE COMMUNITY FROM APPLE iMAC; SETS UPGRADE TO MS PAINT 3D APP. READ REVIEW, WATCH AD:

Apple-style product-porn ads have become a marketing cliché, but this new video by Microsoft for its new Surface Studio all-in-one computer arguably out-Apples Apple and sets a ridiculously high new bar for the genre. Watch the introduction of Microsoft Surface Studio: At its Surface Event, Microsoft announced the much-anticipated desktop PC, dubbed Surface Studio. It’s… Continue reading [BRAND GENIUS]#DESIGNTHINKING: MICROSOFT SURFACE STUDIO LAUNCH MAY SNATCH THE CREATIVE COMMUNITY FROM APPLE iMAC; SETS UPGRADE TO MS PAINT 3D APP. READ REVIEW, WATCH AD:

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[BRANDS]#GENIUS: SAMSUNG ADMITS THE NOTE 7 IS A FAIL, PLANS TO LAUNCH GALAXY TAB A 10.1 WITH S-PEN THIS WEEK.

            Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Following the recent reported cases involving the Galaxy Note7, the South Korean Technology giant, Samsung has reported that it hasn’t yet figured out what triggers explosions in the Galaxy note 7, however Samsung is reassuring customers that they are still working with relevant regulatory… Continue reading [BRANDS]#GENIUS: SAMSUNG ADMITS THE NOTE 7 IS A FAIL, PLANS TO LAUNCH GALAXY TAB A 10.1 WITH S-PEN THIS WEEK.

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[AUTOBRANDS]#GOGREEN: APPLE ENDS PRODUCTION OF APPLE CARS! EMPLOYEES FIRED!!

​A new report claims Apple has ditched plans for its self-driving car, and some commentators are not impressed.  In its place is a plan to develop an autonomous driving system, so the company can either work with manufacturers to give their car Apple-powered capabilities, or later return to the idea of building a car from… Continue reading [AUTOBRANDS]#GOGREEN: APPLE ENDS PRODUCTION OF APPLE CARS! EMPLOYEES FIRED!!

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[AUTOBRANDS]#GREENCARS: THE TERM ‘SELF DRIVING TESLA’ IS MISLEADING IN ADS; GERMANY WARNS.

​The German government wants Tesla Motors Inc. to stop using the term “Autopilot” in its advertising, claiming the word is misleading and potentially dangerous. Germany’s Transportation Ministry confirmed it asked Tesla  to change the wording, according to sources on sunday.  “In order to prevent misunderstanding and incorrect customers’ expectations, we demand that the misleading term… Continue reading [AUTOBRANDS]#GREENCARS: THE TERM ‘SELF DRIVING TESLA’ IS MISLEADING IN ADS; GERMANY WARNS.

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[ADVERTISING]#TVC: THE MERCEDES BENZ E-CLASS 2017 TV COMMERCIAL. WATCH AD:

The Mercedes Benz E-CLASS 2017 sure looks like a cross between the C-class and the S-Class. Packed with a 2.0liter; 4 cylinder turbo engine mounted on a mix of aluminum chassis and steel suspensions that come with optional selectable dampers between sports and comfort, the E-Class packs a punch of 9-speed automatic transmission delivering over 241… Continue reading [ADVERTISING]#TVC: THE MERCEDES BENZ E-CLASS 2017 TV COMMERCIAL. WATCH AD:

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[BRANDS]#DESIGNTHINKING: UNDER ARMOUR TEAMS UP WITH AUTODESK TO MAKE THE FIRST 3D PRINTED SNEAKERS; UA ARCHITECH. WATCH TV AD:

Under Armour entered the 3D printing field by creating their first 3D printed shoe in the early quarter of 2016 precisely March.. The shoe, called the UA Architech, has a specially designed midsole that can only be created by a 3D printer.  Under Armour worked with the 3D design company Autodesk to create what they… Continue reading [BRANDS]#DESIGNTHINKING: UNDER ARMOUR TEAMS UP WITH AUTODESK TO MAKE THE FIRST 3D PRINTED SNEAKERS; UA ARCHITECH. WATCH TV AD:

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[AD OF THE WEEK]#TVC: THE NEW MERCEDES MAYBACH VISION-6 JUST MADE A MOCKERY OF DRIVELESS CARS. WATCH AD:

The 18.5-foot long 2+2 Mercedes Maybach Vision 6 concept car made its debut last week at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The enormous hood, low roof line, and rear-positioned passenger compartment are meant to be a “reinterpretation of classic, aesthetic principles” while still exhibiting an aerodynamic design. That’s important because the car is said to… Continue reading [AD OF THE WEEK]#TVC: THE NEW MERCEDES MAYBACH VISION-6 JUST MADE A MOCKERY OF DRIVELESS CARS. WATCH AD:

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[BREAKING NEWS] #GOGREEN: CHINA UNVEILS ITS FIRST ELEVATED STRADDLING BUS THAT WOULD MAKE BRT AND BIG CITY TRAFFIC LOOK WHIMSICAL. WATCH VIDEO:

Yesterday in the north-eastern city of Qinhuangdao, Hebei province; New China TV announced the testing of the futuristic straddling bus that moves over traffic on a dedicated parallel road track. Watch 60sec infomercial here: The electricity powered 2m-high Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) straddles the cars and allows them to pass underneath it. The bus is able to… Continue reading [BREAKING NEWS] #GOGREEN: CHINA UNVEILS ITS FIRST ELEVATED STRADDLING BUS THAT WOULD MAKE BRT AND BIG CITY TRAFFIC LOOK WHIMSICAL. WATCH VIDEO:

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[COMMUNITY] #CSR: US-BASED FEMALE PILOT SPEARHEADS CAMPAIGN  FOR BETTER SCIENCE EDUCATION IN NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS. READ:

​A Nigerian Aerospace Engineer and pilot based in Florida, USA, Onyema Ajuogu, has taken a bold step to promote the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), among youngsters in developing countries.  As the founder/president of Benignant STEM Innovation Foundation, she has traversed many countries, including Central America, teaching young girls to take advantage… Continue reading [COMMUNITY] #CSR: US-BASED FEMALE PILOT SPEARHEADS CAMPAIGN  FOR BETTER SCIENCE EDUCATION IN NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS. READ: