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Coca-Cola’s Alan Boehme is taking the CTO reins at Procter & Gamble

The former global CTO of Coca-Cola, Alan Boehme, is trading the effervescent world of soda pop for the day-to-day necessities of detergents, deodorants and diapers at Procter & Gamble, TechCrunch

Coca-Cola has built a commercialization ‘Bridge’ to startups worldwide

Why would a 131-year-old soda company with $44 billion in international sales possibly want to partner with small, pre-revenue technology companies emerging from places far-flung from its Atlanta head

Coca-Cola closes Founders startup incubator

After opening to much fanfare three years ago, Coca-Cola is shutting down The Founders program, according to a published report in Innovation Leader. Under this program, the company nurtured young

Coca-Cola made a selfie bottle; luckily humans only have 1,000 years left

Coca-Cola may be thinking of Snapchat Spectacles with its latest marketing ploy, a selfie-snapping bottle that features a camera in what can only be described as a bottle boot with USB out for transfe

Blippar redesigns its visual search app with a focus on discovery

Blippar, the augmented reality app that gives you a deeper look at the world around you, has today unveiled a redesigned version of the app that focuses on discovery. Blippar’s visual search too

The Keurig Kold Is A Space Oddity In The World Of Soft Drinks

The Keurig Kold is such an odd product that it almost looks like it came from a distant world where no one cares about corn syrup ingestion. Clad in white plastic and covered in grills, the case is fa

Twitter’s ‘CashMoji’ Campaign With Coke Also Leverages Niche And Vine

Now that we can see that the custom emojis on Twitter are an ad unit, there are a few more interesting things to point out about the campaign with Coke. It appears that the company has leveraged stars

Twitter’s Custom Emojis Make Their Debut As An Ad Unit With #ShareACoke

A few months ago, I wondered out loud if Twitter was missing the boat by not charging for its custom emojis. I mean, brands want to spend money on ads. I bet they’re salivating over having their

Apple Watch And The Future Of App Design

The launch of the Apple Watch represents the latest proof point that we’re only going to have more devices to consider when designing mobile apps. Not only does it represent a huge opportunity for m

I’m Not Sure This Will Actually Happen If You Spill Coke On Your Computer, But I’m Willing To Try

Did you guys see that Coca Cola Super Bowl commercial? You know the one. It opens with a weird montage of people who are sad because of the Internet, then segues into a Tron-style data center, wher

Coca-Cola Hopes Its Startup Incubator Is The Real Thing

Suddenly major brands are looking to get into the startup funding game, whether we’re talking GE, Yammer or even non-tech brands like McDonald’s. Coca-Cola is another consumer brand lookin

The Path To Successful Digital Transformation Starts With Pockets Of Innovation

I’ve been hearing about “Digital Transformation” for a couple of years now, and as I’ve wandered the halls of Web Summit this week in Dublin, I’ve heard lots of talk abou

Spotify Details New Global Partnership With Coca-Cola

Right now I'm sitting in a room covered in Spotify and Coca-Cola logos. That's because Spotify and Coke have just announced a global partnership to help both brands expand their ubiquity. The folk

Beverage Companies Go Sustainable With Biodegradable Plastics, Ramped Up Recycling

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Now there's robotic Coca-Cola vending machines running around Tokyo

Apparently there’s a Coca-Cola robot running wild through the streets of Tokyo, ostensibly promoting the sugar water drink at passers-by. The initial write-up has more than one quip that made me

Bill Gates invests in Mexican brewery

  Bill Gates now owns 3-percent of the world’s second-largest Coke bottler and Mexico’s second-largest brewery. I say good for you, Mr. Gates. Cascade Investment LLC, the asset manage

Coca-Cola Cherry Zero Reviewed

On an especially hot day like today, you’ll probably want to cool off and have a refreshing beverage. But which should you choose? A soda? A bottle of Jack Daniels? Here’s my take on the n