PBS Series pours into the emerging smart cup market.
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 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
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
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 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.
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 ?
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 plans to launch "mixed crews" of U.S. and Russian members on each flight as a contingency in case of emergencies
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
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.
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...
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, 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
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
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
"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
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
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...
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