(Caption: In Ho Chi Minh and other Vietnamese tech hubs, some IT workers are seeking passion over profit. Image via Shutterstock) By Enrick Bui and Will Greene As Vietnam emerges as a global hotspot for offshore IT services, the country's tech workers have more employment opportunities than ever before. Show More Summary
CMO of the Week: Steve Fuller, of L.L. Bean, on Exploring Digital Frontiers March 05, 2015 In late 2014, an unlikely fashion icon emerged: L.L. Bean’s Bean Boot, which are still handmade in Maine and feature a design that hasn’t changed since 1912. Show More Summary
A recent developer briefing from Microsoft Corp. that found its way into the hands of the trade press this week reveals how Redmond plans to address the rise of containers in the cloud. The software giant is building the emerging … Continue reading ?
In serious emergencies, blood loss can be a rapid and unstoppable cause of death. Now, a team of researchers has developed an injectable enzyme that can stop wounds from bleeding. Could this be bye bye, Band-Aid? Read more...
Editor’s note: This is an excerpt by Matt Nish-Lapidus from our recent book Designing for Emerging Technologies, a collection of works by several authors and edited by Jon Follett. This excerpt is included in our curated collection of chapters from …
Two bits of news have emerged for anyone excited about Apple’s upcoming 12-inch+ iPad Pro. Sources from the Chinese supply chain suggest that the tablet will come equipped with Oxide LCD display technology, while a separate report from the Wall … Read more ›
One small screen — so many links. How do you keep them organized? Flynx, an Android app that has just emerged from beta, is a lightweight browser that runs in the background, offering an uninterrupted browsing experience for multitaskers. Show More Summary
Apple is supposedly going to refresh its MacBook line soon, both by upgrading the regular 11- and 13-inch models and by releasing a brand-new redesigned 12-inch MacBook Air model that should be slimmer than any previous laptop made by the company. Show More Summary
Every March, hundreds of video game developers flock to the Game Developers Conference to announce new games. But on Wednesday, news emerged that one key studio would never make a game again. Maxisthe developer of SimCity, and a studio Im comfortable calling one of the most influential of all timeis closing shop. Show More Summary
Until now, there was only one real name in the emerging world of virtual reality: Oculus, the company Facebook bought last year for $2 billion. But who would've thought that HTC, a company best known for making really nice Android phones, had something better in the works. Show More Summary
These days, CGI is everywhere, but in 1982 it was an emergent technology that signalled a new era for movie makers and broadcasters. Always on the cutting edge of technology at the time, popular BBC show Tomorrow's World (we miss you, Phillipa!) docu...
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. has acquired a little-known provider of network functions visualization (NFV) software called Connectem Inc. for its mobile traffic orchestration technology. The deal is the latest in a string of moves by Brocade aimed at seizing the … Continue reading ?
More than 2.5 billion people in the world don't have a bank account, meaning they lack access to loans, insurance, and emergency funds. Ajay Banga, MasterCard's president and CEO, thinks this is a huge injustice. In his eyes, the responsibility...Show More Summary
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has released its latest study into, well, the affordability of internet access. The study shows how big the challenge is on that front in emerging…
Perovskite solar cells are one of the fastest emerging alternative energy technologies. Their ability to be processed using traditional graphics arts methods while maintaining high light conversion efficiency makes applications like photovoltaics paints feasible. Show More Summary
Product visualization startup Cylindo has raised $1 million in new funding. CEO Janus Jagd told me the company emerged from his own struggles moving into a new apartment, where he and his girlfriend wanted to visualize how their living room would look with a bunch of new furniture. Show More Summary
Xiaomi, the Chinese startup that makes really nice phones that cost half as much as the iPhone, is growing like crazy in emerging markets like China and India. But, the four-year-old company is not selling its phones in the US and Western countries just yet. Show More Summary
While we patiently wait for services like Apple Pay to proliferate and eventually eliminate the need for plastic credit and debit cards, a new type of solution has emerged. Dubbed “smart cards,” these devices are capable of storing multiple...Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg outlined why he thinks Internet.org, a service to provide people in emerging markets with free access to some online applications, would help telecommunications carriers persuade customers to spend more on streaming content to their cellphones.
This week’s Smart World Series features an emerging business model to support the Internet of Things market, smart gadgets for first-time parents and healthier skin, and a flexible sensor for smarter cities, to name just a few recent developments. . For … Continue reading ?