Weekly Digital News Roundup

Verizon Announces $4.8 Billion Dollar Deal With Yahoo’s Internet Business According to The New York Times, Verizon is seeking to build an array of digital businesses that can compete for users and advertising with Google and Fac...
Google Looks To Speed Up Mobile Ads According to The Wall Street Journal, mobile advertising has a problem – it’s too slow. So Google wants to put mobile ads on a diet. The company is expected to announce the launch of AM...
‘Mobile’ Set To Win Gold In Rio De Janiero According to CMO.com, this year’s Olympic games will find the world’s best athletes vying in a media landscape that’s very different from the 2012 games in London. ...
Facebook Reactions Are Coming To Virtual Reality According to Mashable, Since buying the virtual reality company Oculus, maker of the Oculus Rift, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made it very clear that the acquisition wasn...
Facebook Puts Maps In Ads  According to Marketing Land, Facebook is adding maps to its location-based local awareness ads to give brands a better chance you’ll visit their locations. And if you do, Facebook will now start telli...
Google’s Street View Plans Rejected By Indian Government According to Bloomberg, India’s Home Ministry has rejected Google’s plan to include photography of the country’s roads, tourist attractions, rivers and mountains in ...
Snapchat Redesigns Discover According to DigiDay, Snapchat’s top publishing partners, the ones that get exclusive access to the Discover section, are preparing for a redesign that could give them more ways to show off their con...
Google Gets Fashionable With Levi’s According to Yahoo Tech, Google is working on making a connected, technology-laced jacket that you’ll be able to wear in any type of weather, Google announced Friday. It’s called Jacquard,...