Mary Meeker on the rise of the internet for marketing and public relations

Stephen Waddington

1 An Internet connected world by 2026. Mark 2026 down in your diary as the year when everyone in the world is able to get online, based on current adoption rates. #2 Internet usage, planning tools, paid and social mashups, human computer interface, and social business are highlights of Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Report. Mary Meeker, an analyst turned venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB), has published her annual Internet report for 2017.

FIFA secretary general: ‘I’m being as transparent as I can’

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FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke announced Wednesday that the soccer organization would postpone bidding on the 2026 World Cup because of its ongoing bribery scandal. A decision on the 2026 World Cup host country was supposed to come at the FIFA congress in Kuala Lumpur in May 2017.

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#FuturePRoof podcast: strawberry picking

Stephen Waddington

Mark 2026 down in your diary as the year when everyone in the world is able to get online, based on current adoption rates. #PRFest, Cannes, the General Election, the Meeker report and image recognition are all among the topics discussed on the latest #FuturePRoof podcast. Sarah Hall and I recorded a new edition of the #FuturePRoof podcast on Monday. Here’s what you’ll learn. FuturePRoof conversation at #PRfest about the value of public relations.

Will Trump’s travel ban mean forfeiting hosting the World Cup?

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s chances of hosting the 2026 World Cup. President Trump’s often divisive policies are causing ripple effects in the sports world. Trump’s latest iteration of what many call the “Muslim ban,” which denies entry to the United States to non-U.S.

GM to sell two European lines to PSA Group for $2.3B

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billion euros by 2026 by combining development costs, factory investments and purchasing. That will help Opel generate an operating profit margin of 2 percent by 2020 and 6 percent by 2026. European automaker PSA group is hoping that size matters.