Uber and Lyft Finally Come to Pittsburgh (Hallelujah!)

If you’ve ever tried to take a cab in the city of Pittsburgh, you know that the entire process is usually a nightmare. Every ‘Burgher has one or ten horror stories about unreliable cabs and shady jitney drivers.  And we’ve all had the awkward and embarrassing experience of exposing our out-of-town friends and family to our less than reliable cab service.

But recently, something changed.

Enter Uber and Lyft.

If you’ve never heard of Uber, don’t call it a taxi, or even a rideshare. They prefer, instead, to be known as a “personal driver” service. Lyft, on the other hand is just fine with rideshare, considering they currently rule the peer-to-peer rideshare market in the US.

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B2B Digital Marketing Budgets Trending Upward: Where Will You Spend Yours?

Earlier this month, AdAge released the results of its annual B2B Marketing Outlook Survey.  Their findings indicate that B2B digital marketing budgets will rise in 2014, especially for video and social media.  According to the survey, a staggering 80% respondents say their budgets are going to go up this year, a 13% increase over the year before.

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Net Neutrality Overturned: How Will Online Video Be Affected?

In case you missed the panic and predictions of death and destruction – there was a landmark net neutrality decision handed down on January 14. The US Court of Appeals in Washington, DC, sided with Verizon over the Federal Communications Commission when it comes to net neutrality. The court said that the FCC overstepped when it barred broadband Internet providers from slowing or blocking select web traffic.

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