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CareerBuilder CEO Says Technology is Driving Jobs Growth

The release of today’s Jobs Report shows the lowest unemployment in the US since 1969 and CareerBuilder is now predicting that an additional 8,310,003 jobs will be created over the next 5 years.

Upwork CEO Pushing to Build a Freelance Economy at Scale

The world’s largest freelancing network Upwork raised $187 million in their initial public offering this week. They currently have 375,000 freelancers working for nearly 500,000 clients.

Hopper CEO Says that their Travel App Predicts Future Prices via Big Data and AI

Hopper, an AI-driven prediction travel app that competes with Priceline and Expedia, is somewhat under the radar but actually has been around for over 3 years and has over 30 million users.

CaaStle CEO: Our Clothing as a Service (CAAS) Technology is not Disruptive

The clothing as a service business model is not disruptive for clothing retailers says CaaStle founder and CEO Christine Hunsicker. “One of the big things about this technology is that it’s not disruptive.”

How Marketers Can Have a Great Voice in the C-Suite

Marketers often think that their voice is not listened to and that there is often a disconnect with C-suite execs according Unilever CMO Keith Weed.

Chinese People’s Liberation Army Implanted Malicious Microchips on Computer Servers Bound for U.S. Companies

An explosive Bloomberg Businessweek report details how China was able to pull off the most significant supply chain attack ever against American companies.

Microsoft VP on How Microsoft Competes with Amazon for Cloud Business

Microsoft is competing with Amazon for the enterprise cloud by focusing on being more than just a technology provider says Julia White, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Azure Marketing.

Turo is the Airbnb of Cars and Rental Companies Hate Them

Turo, the Airbnb of cars, allows private car owners to rent out their vehicles either online or via a mobile app says Turo CEO Andre Haddad.

Foursquare CEO: Facebook and Google Are Not Your Friends and Are After Domination

Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck said in an interview that “Facebook and Google are not your friends, they’re unreliable partners and are after domination.” He added in a blog post, “That’s why we’re building a company that stands apart from Google and Facebook as the most trusted, independent platform for understanding location.”

Search Marketers Should Reframe Around Precision Marketing

If you are just starting your career as a search marketer, Amanda Richman, CEO of Wavemaker which is the second largest media agency network in the world, says that you should “reframe it around precision marketing instead of search.”