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Free pics turned into ads: Wikipedia outraged as North Face brags of site exploit

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Free pics turned into ads: Wikipedia outraged as North Face brags of site exploit
Clothes brand North Face has bragged about scoring free ads and top Google rankings by swapping scenic photos on Wikipedia for pictures of their clothes and calling it a “collaboration.” Wikipedia says their site was “defaced.” The outdoor-wear outlet North Face let the world know they had gamed the free internet encyclopedia in an surprisingly Read More

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide

1 month ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials. FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Read More