Marketing Day: Apple Posts Q3 Numbers, “Christmas in July” Checklist & Nike On Top

by Amy Gesenhues
Here's our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Apple Posts Record Q3 Revenue Numbers In June Earnings Report Apple has released their third-quarter financial earnings this afternoon, reporting $37.4 billion in quarterly revenues and $7.7 billion in quarterly net profit.Read the full article

  • EU prepares to step up investigations - 3 readers - Regulators are preparing to step up their investigations into the company on several fronts, including revisiting a proposed settlement over its search-engine practices that has met with unprecedented opposition.

  • Saatchi Gets a New Head of Strategy - 4 readers - Saatchi & Saatchi's head of strategy for the Americas is leaving for another Publicis Groupe shop and Saatchi has filled the role with an insider.  Photo: Zander Taketomo Succeeding Claudine Cheever as chief strategy officer is Wanda Pogue, a Saatchi veteran who most recently was a global planning director on Procter & Ga

  • That's all folks! Final gTLD app gets approved - 3 readers - ICANN has finally finished evaluating all 1,930 new gTLD applications from the 2012 round. Indian conglomerate Tata Group's dot-brand .tata passed Extended Evaluation (pdf) on Friday, having appare...

  • The Million-Dollar Play To Make The Internet More Meaningful - 3 readers, 48 Tweets - Meet the creators of the Meaningful Content Fund, who would like you to click on this important story, not that cat video.

  • Amazon Quietly Launches Its Consumer-Facing Mobile Wallet App, Amazon Wallet | - 3 readers - Amazon's first attempt at its own mobile wallet application, designed for use at the point-of-sale, has made a quiet debut on the Amazon Appstore and on..

  • For Its First Google Glass Effort, EBay Adapts Its RedLaser Product Finder App | - 3 readers, 2 Tweets - Back in March 2013, eBay said it would start to work on applications for Google Glass -- the idea being that the Android-powered, head-mounted computer could..

  • Pinterest Hires the Man Behind Axe Marketing at Unilever - 3 readers - Pinterest has a new advocate, David Rubin, who was a vp at Unilever in charge of marketing hair care products. At Pinterest, he's the new head of brand, working with users and businesses to encourage more activity on the platform.

  • comScore Releases June 2014 U.S. Online Video Rankings - 2 readers - comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore Video Metrix® service showing that 186.9 million Americans watched online content videos in June 2014. Google Sites ranked as the top video content property, BrightRoll Platform was the top video ad property, and VEVO topped the list of ...