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Google Maps Solar Future
Google is making headlines with the announcement of Google Maps’ Project Sunroof which is sure to give the rising shift to renewable energy another big boost in terms of awareness and efforts to address climate change.
It’s not universally available yet but Google has a habit of making things happen faster than anyone thought possible. Google Maps’ Project Sunroof will help show how much sunshine hits your roof and what effect the installation of solar panels will have on your energy bill.
Amazon Ends Flash Advertising
Amazon is joining Apple and Mozilla in abandoning Adobe Flash. As of 1 September 2015 Amazon will no longer be accepting Flash ads on its ad network; stating that with recent updates to Firefox, Chrome and Safari, Flash based ads have become unreliable.
Struggles of Snapchat
Leaked financial documents from one-time Silicon Valley darling Snapchat is shedding light on just how much difficulty it’s had in monetising its vast audience. The company that once famously rebuffed a $3 billion offer back in 2013, lost more than $128 million last year.
Australia’s premier Analytics Conference kicks off in Sydney 8-9 September 2015, moving on to Melbourne 10-11 September 2015. Jim Sterne, Co-Founder of the Digital Analytics Association and currently its Chairman, will be here from the US as keynote speaker.
Benjamin Mangold, CEO and Co-Founder, Loves Data, has once again attracted a stellar line-up of digital advertising and digital analytics experts from around the world, ready to share their experience, tips and insights into industry trends.
Google has been amazingly supportive every year since Benjamin first brought the annual Google Analytics User Conference in 2012 in Sydney where he took the stage with Justin Cutroni, Google Evangelist, from Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California.
Google featured Loves Data’s Analytics Conference on the Google Analytics Blog last week. This year’s conference features additional masterclasses with technical and marketing streams.
Loves Data is running a competition to win a ticket to the 2015 Analytics Conference. We want to see if you can pick out unique patterns in what you'd normally see as the ordinary. So to win, upload a pic to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram showing a real-life example of data in the wild. More competition details are on our Instagram.