Thanks To Netflix, The Biggest Advertising Revolution Has Begun

Let me tell you a secret about the world’s most powerful stocks—ones that made early investors very, very rich. Alphabet (GOOGL), one of the world’s most influential tech companies, has handed investors 2,000%+ gains. Facebook (FB), a social media dominator and the sixth-biggest company in the world, has handed investors 400%+ gains. Amazon (AMZN), the king of online shopping, has handed investors 10,000%+ gains. These three stocks all have one secret trait that drove their stock prices to the moon. It’s not that they’re tech companies. It’s that they’re advertising companies in disguise. When you think of Facebook, Google, and Amazon, you see a social network, search engine, and online store. But in truth, all three are in the business of amassing millions of eyeballs—which they can later sell to advertisers for hundreds of millions of dollars. While it’s too late to get in on those stocks for quick triple-digit gains, there’s one up-and-coming advertising giant, thanks to Netflix. There’s a good chance you have its technology in your living room, but may not know it’s quietly infiltrating the advertising industry. In fact, this stock has set out to flip the most expensive ad i...

SAN JOSE – Apple today offered up a bounty of announcements at its Worldwide Developers Conference

SAN JOSE – Apple today offered up a bounty of announcements at its Worldwide Developers Conference during a 2.5-hour keynote that included the unveiling of a new Mac Pro, a highly revamped iOS 13, a new iPadOS and  changes to the upcoming macOS “Catalina.” Many have implications for enterprise users. That’s what Sidecar is about. The ability to use your iPad as a second screen with your Mac is useful, but the game-changing element is that it runs wirelessly as long as the devices are within 30 feet of each other. It lets you mirror the Mac desktop, or use the iPad as an additional screen. This means you can run macOS apps — including powerful Mac Pro apps — using your iPad to control what’s happening. This feature will be helpful to Apple users with multiple devices and especially valuable to studio engineers, scientific researchers, or anyone who’s wanted to run Mac apps on an iPad. Apple Pencil support also means you can use your iPad like a Cintiq with your Mac. The iPad its getting its own dedicated operating system, iPadOS. This is a highly capable operating system festooned with features to make these devices even more productive. Highlights: A much-improved iteration of S...