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‘I Am Bread’ is Coming to iOS

A genre of game is emerging, or at least becoming more popular lately, in which the main challenge is acclimating yourself to very difficult control schemes. I’m talking about games like QWOP, Octodad, and Surgeon Simulator. A newer entry in this burgeoning genre is I Am Bread, a much less gory game from the makers of Surgeon Simulator 2013. […]

Sony's 'Music Unlimited' Service Shutting Down After Failing to Emerge as Viable iTunes Alternative

Sony announced on Wednesday that it will be shutting down its Music Unlimited on-demand streaming music service ahead of launching Spotify on PlayStation Music. Music Unlimited will shut down in all 19 countries it operated on MarchShow More Summary

An eCommerce ‘River’ Runs Through India

Digital River, a global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, has set its sights on India, one of the world’s foremost emerging mobile markets and a nation with an increasing fascination with online shopping. This week, representatives...Show More Summary

5 Awesome Podcasts from Social Media Experts You Should Listen to Now…Or Later

Podcasts aren’t new, but in 2014 they came back in a really big way. 2014 saw the first podcasts “celebrity” emerge in Sarah Koenig, the host and producer of Serial, a spin-off of NPR show/podcast This American Life. Serial drew millions...Show More Summary

A New Industry: These Groups Love Freelancers

A booming market emerges: The Freelancer Economy is predicted to be 40% of the American workforce in just five years, and the startups that power them have been funded over $10B – and a whole new class of organizations have emerged to support, empower, and connect freelancers.

Adiós: Cointerra goes bankrupt as Bitcoin mining now uneconomical

Bitcoin mining company Cointerra Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Texas after a fall in the price of Bitcoin made its Bitcoin mining business uneconomical. Problems at Cointerra first emerged January 14th when it was sued by Utah-based C7 Data … Continue reading ?

It’s Hoovertime: Suck Up More Conversions Through Lead Magnets

Content has long been king--but how has content marketing truly changed with the emergence of social media? The real x-factor has been the proven dominance of lead magnets. Creating high quality leads and then placing them exactly where you want in a lead funnel has made lead magnets the "irresistible bribe" that we have always associated with this type of offering.

NASA will keep using Russian Soyuz ferry craft

NASA plans to launch "mixed crews" of U.S. and Russian members on each flight as a contingency in case of emergencies

Here’s a copy of Uber’s emergency surge pricing agreement with the state of New York

The “Hashtag-Blizzard-of-2015? has come and gone in New York. And despite dire warnings from meteorologists that the city would be blanketed in 20-30 inches of snow, the final snow-counts across the 5 boroughs were more in the 6- to 10-inch range. Show More Summary

Apple Inc's once slower Q2 now getting a boost from China's Lunar New Year holiday

Over the last fifteen years, brisk sales of iPods and then iPhones once predictably surged in a winter quarter Christmas wave that then ebbed during the March quarter. Since 2011, however, China has emerged as a counterbalance with its own massive holiday season: Lunar New Year.

Feds Are Spying on Millions of Cars With License Plate Readers

We've known for a long time that federal authorities have a lot of license plate readers at their disposal, some of which they surely use for nefarious purposes. However, new details have emerged that show exactly how nefarious those purposes are. Does secretly spying on millions of Americans and seizing property sound nefarious enough to care? Read more...

Samsung’s iPhone 6 nightmare is unfolding before its eyes

Even though it’s still selling a massive number of smartphones each quarter, Samsung’s sales and revenues have been suffering lately as the company faces increased competition in emerging markets. Another big factor has been the battle with Apple’s 2014 iPhones, which have both been selling tremendously well since their launch. Show More Summary

Fuse Raises $2.8M For Design-Centric App Development Platform

Fuse, an Oslo and now Palo Alto-based startup offering a iOS and Android app development platform, emerged from stealth today while also announcing $2.8 million in new funding as it heads to launch. The funding was led by investor Northzone, a Nordic firm and Spotify backer. Show More Summary

Epoxy partners with top MCNs to makes multi-platform content management less of a pain

With the emergence of online video stars that rival traditional Hollywood celebrities in popularity and influence, it’s no surprise brands are turning to digital platforms to reach consumers. But with fans spread across YouTube, Instagram, Vine, Twitter, and Facebook, it’s harder than ever to manage and measure the impact of these brand messages. Show More Summary

The 15 Hottest Tech Companies In Cambridge

Cambridge was filled with technology companies long before London's new startup scene began to emerge. The cluster of hardware and software companies in Cambridge has even been dubbed "Silicon Fen." The city is a tech hotspot because...Show More Summary

Can Drones And 3-D Printers Save Lives? Emerging Technology Choices in Humanitarian Response

"We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction." With these words, Microsoft founder Bill Gates helps frame an important moment for the humanitarian response community. Show More Summary

The Immediate Future of Data Management

by Jelani Harper Trends in the Data Management space tend to emerge rapidly and mature slowly. Those that will most impact the way that Data Management is conducted throughout the coming months are explored below. These capabilitiesShow More Summary

A Brief History Of Emergency Alerts On Your Phone

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As I sit here, in my calm, non-snowpocalpysed city reading Twitter, there's one definite theme emerging from snowbound New Yorkers: alcohol is a good coping mechanism! But also, everyone is getting unsolicited alerts about the weather on their phones. Here's why. Read more...

Your app survival kit for the 2015 blizzard

With a "potentially historic" blizzard on the way, millions of Americans are already in emergency preparedness mode. But while stocking up on food and other essentials is a given, loading your smartphone with the right apps can alsoShow More Summary

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