September 12, 2014
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-The Economist’s special report on advertising and technology looks at how tech is changing life for ad agencies, data tracking and privacy issues, the pros and cons of advertising on mobile devices, and more.
-McKinsey examines how tech-driven disruption, emerging-markets growth and aging populations will upend management strategies over the next 50 years.
-The Economist cautions that the pace of growth in developing markets is slowing substantially.
-According to new research from Pew, the global public is generally “glum” about the future, especially in terms of their country’s economic prospects.
-The New York Times analyzes the tri-annual Survey of Consumer Finances from the Federal Reserve and finds that while savings are up, income is down for all but the wealthiest Americans. Businessweek spotlights the finding that only Gen Xers have seen their income and wealth rise since the recession.
-The New York Times looks at how Alibaba is bringing luxury goods to China’s middle class.
-With Apple’s upcoming smartwatch, Time’s “Never Offline” cover story examines “how wearable tech will change your life—like it or not.”
-Two New York Times op-ed contributors outline the impending “Digital Wallet Revolution” that Apple’s digital wallet and others could usher in.
-Apple’s smartwatch signals how we’re moving further away from words to other forms of communication, writes The Washington Post.
-TechCrunch suggests that Apple’s watch will drive wearables into the enterprise.