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It takes just $1000 to track someone’s location with mobile ads

October 19th, 2017 at 10:00 am » Comments Off

When you consider the nagging privacy risks of online advertising, you may find comfort in the thought of a vast, abstract company like Pepsi or Nike viewing you as just one data point among millions. What, after all, do you have to hide from Pepsi? And why should that corporate megalith care about your secrets out of […]



Best Buy bets on adults remotely monitoring their aging parents

October 13th, 2017 at 10:12 am » Comments Off

By 2020, 45 million Americans will be caring for 117 million seniors. The retailer offers a $29 monthly monitoring service using internet-connected gear.



Co-founder Vitalik Buterin believes Ethereum can be bigger than Visa

September 19th, 2017 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin believes the blockchain-based platform has the potential to rival financial institutions like Visa in scale. Before it can, however, it needs to increase the speed with which it can process transactions.



A.I. will fundamentally change how we manage content

September 8th, 2017 at 9:35 am » Comments Off

Content management is about to undergo a foundational shift as artificial intelligence and machine learning bring long-sought order to enterprise content. As the volume of content has increased, the ability to manage it all seems to have eluded us. Ironic, since Content Management Systems were supposed to solve the enterprise content organization problem.



Let’s face reality: US Teens engage with iMessage more than any other social platform

August 22nd, 2017 at 10:58 am » Comments Off

No one really seems to talk about it or acknowledge it, but iMessage is where a lot of mobile usage is trending towards, particularly for Gen-Z, and there are many good reasons why.



Web design trends being followed in 2017

August 7th, 2017 at 10:27 am » Comments Off

The web is evolving rapidly with all latest technologies and techniques. Ever improving tools allow for easier design interfaces and interactions.



The most-loved social network among Americans isn’t the one you think

August 3rd, 2017 at 9:17 am » Comments Off

Google+ has topped the American Consumer Satisfaction Index’s 2017 list evaluating how users feel about Internet social media companies. Yes, Google+.



Amazon’s Alexa has gained 14,000 skills in the last year

July 8th, 2017 at 12:56 am » Comments Off

Amazon’s Alexa is gaining knowledge at a rapid clip.



The tiny satellites ushering in the new space revolution

July 5th, 2017 at 5:41 pm » Comments Off

Planet Labs and other companies are sending hundreds of low-cost satellites into orbit. We’re only beginning to understand how that will change life on Earth.



Blockchain: The Next Generation of the Internet

July 3rd, 2017 at 9:28 pm » Comments Off

Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, could soon give rise to a new internet era even more disruptive and transformative than the current one, according to a white paper, Realizing the Potential of Blockchain, published by the World Economic Forum today.



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