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Consumers Want Control Over Smart Technology: Finn Partners

People who don’t trust anyone else want more control for themselves, right? Sure enough, that’s what integrated communications firm Finn Partners found when they asked consumers about smart technologies.  People were more enthusiastic about smart home appliances than self-driving cars, which only means they haven’t read enough science fiction about renegade vacuum cleaners. Ever pragmatic, they were three times more likely to cite cost than privacy as an obstacle to smart home tech. Finn will also send a copy of the study on request.

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Datorama Genius Offers AI-Generated Insights

May 23, 2017

Let’s try some actual industry news today. (So crazy, it just might work). Customer Data Platform vendor Datorama has released “Genius”, an artificial intelligence-powered feature that continuously monitors data the system collects and provides marketers with actionable insights such as which audience segments are responding above average. The system watches how marketers respond so it can learn which insights they find most useful and offer similar ones in the future.

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Google Kills FLoC, Runs Out of Bird Metaphors, Offers Topics API

January 26, 2022

Google has given up on its FLoC cookie-less targeting initiative, which faced insurmountable privacy objections. The replacement, which mercifully does not reference anything bird-related, is Topics API, which will offer three recent interests for each individual based on sites they have recently visited.  The loss in targeting and tracking power is so huge that you wonder if Google is purposely showing what tighter privacy is costing the industry. Or maybe they’re just kneecapping competitors.

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