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How to perform acceptable daily exposure (ADE) calculations

On June 1st, 2015, the European Medicines Agency's Guideline on setting health based exposure limits for use in risk identification in the …

ACGIH approves new occupational exposure limit for peracetic acid

<b>New ACGIH STEL for Peracetic Acid</b><p>The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Board of Directors has approved the 2014 …

Google Play Store Ratings Drop

One of the worst nightmares of any developer is to wake up in the morning and find out their app’s rating has suddenly crashed. This is exactly what …

How to Make Your App More Engaging

Lindsay asks:<p>What's the best way to grow engagement in mobile apps?<p>First things first: Do you want to make an app that people like? Then maybe you …

The Datafication of Human Resources

A new buzzword has hit the business world: Datafication – turning an existing business into a “data business.”<p>Think about it this way: Facebook has “datafied” our friend network. Google has “datafied” our search and information retrieval. LinkedIn has “datafied” our professional connections. …

The 5 most important metrics for app engagement

<b>It’s an app world.</b><p>The mobile market has more than 1.5 billion users worldwide and makes up 15% of all internet traffic, according to Mary Meeker’s …

How To Sketch For Better Mobile Experiences

13 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 1: Idea And Design

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Prepare for change! This is not your father’s database industry

Open source software is about to blow up the database industry, and Hadoop is the nitroglycerin. This is not a good thing for the legacy software …

What the Companies Winning at Big Data Do Differently

Few industries illustrate the Big Data wars better than the media business. In TV programming, combatants like Netflix and Amazon challenge decades-old premium channels and other producers to gain watchers with original programming. Using their treasure troves of information on online customer …

What's the 'Internet of Everything' worth? $613 billion, Cisco reckons

Cisco Systems wants its customers to know that there is a huge amount of money to be made if they focus their strategy and IT budget on what the company and others call the Internet of Everything.<p>That's the idea that more than half of the people and 99 percent of the things on the planet are …

Google X Announces Project Loon: Balloon-Powered Internet For Rural, Remote And Underserved Areas

Google X, the secretive lab behind projects like Google Glass and Google’s self-driving cars, announced its latest project today: balloon-powered Internet access for those areas of the earth where regular terrestrial Internet isn’t a good option. Earlier this week, Google started testing these …

How Big Is Facebook’s Data? 2.5 Billion Pieces Of Content And 500+ Terabytes Ingested Every Day

Facebook revealed some big, big stats on big data to a few reporters at its HQ today, including that its system processes 2.5 billion pieces of content and 500+ terabytes of data each day. It’s pulling in 2.7 billion Like actions and 300 million photos per day, and it scans roughly 105 terabytes of …

Lessons of Steve Jobs: Guy Kawasaki at TEDxUCSD

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How do you find the best mobile health apps? HealthTap gets doctors to weigh in

With an estimated 40,000 mobile apps for iOS (s AAPL) and Android (s GOOG) that want to help you lose weight, track your fitness, manage chronic …

The future of propaganda: A Q&A with Sean Gourley about big data and the “war of ideas”

In 2009, Sean Gourley, an Oxford-trained physicist, gave a TED talk called “The Mathematics of War.” Gourley had been working with the Pentagon, the …

Motorola shows off insane electronic tattoo and 'vitamin authentication' prototype wearables

At the D11 conference today, Regina Dugan, SVP for advanced technology and projects at Motorola, showed off some advanced projects. The first was a prototype electronic tattoo on her arm from MC10, about which she quipped "teenagers might not want to wear a watch, but you can be sure they'll wear a …

Big data at work: 12 stories about reinvention

Big data has become something of a buzzword. Everybody talks about it, but its impact can be elusive. How is big data really changing the way …

Children's research centre boosts storage for DNA big data

New storage infrastructure means more patients will be able to benefit from next-generation DNA sequencing, according to Murdoch Childrens Research …

Big Data and Deep Learning: Big Deals or Big Delusions?

Big Data and Deep Learning are two major trends that will impact and influence the future direction and potential of innovation in the United States.<p>From the deluge of information on both trends over the past year, it would appear that they may be key drivers for the future growth of the American …

The Colbert Report

About the Show<p>The Colbert Report<p>As America's most fearless purveyor of "truthiness," Stephen Colbert shines a light on ego-driven punditry, moral …

Kevin Rose: Google Ventures' Millionaire Maker

He's got $300 million to spend every year to find and help develop the next big thing.

Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer on being Google’s first female engineer and her success in the Computer Science field.

How I Work: IDEO's Duane Bray On Creating Great Digital Experiences

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

Amazon’s Head of Mobile Interfaces - MIT Technology Review

Sam Hall doesn’t just eat his own dog food, as the Silicon Valley saying goes. He also orders it on his mobile phone.<p>As vice president of mobile …

Jony Ive paints a fresh, yet familiar, look for iOS 7

According to multiple people who have either seen or have been briefed on the upcoming iOS 7, the operating system sports a redesigned user-interface that will be attractive to new iOS users, but potentially unsettling for those who are long-accustomed to the platform…<p>The new interface is said to …

How User Data Evolves Into New Features

By Chris Dannen4 minute Read<p>We asked Andrew Hogue, Foursquare’s head of data and search, how his team uses millions of data points to decide what to …

Nielsen: Over 50 percent of US mobile users own smartphones, Android and iPhone sitting pretty

Smartphones crossed an important milestone in March, based on Nielsen's estimates. Just over half of cellphone owners in the US -- 50.4 percent, to be exact -- had a smartphone of some kind, making dumbphones the minority for the first time. The smartphone tale of the tape shows that the OS split …

Driving Consumer Insights With Mobile Analytics

Increasingly, your audience is spending time interacting with your brand on mobile devices every year. And hopefully your company has at least …