Barry Bryant

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Why Are Internet Users Cutting the Cord?

A growing percentage of American households are cutting the cable TV cord each year. According to January 2016 research, cost is one of the top …

Affinity Content: The Key to Growing Your Community - Copyblogger

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The War on Losers

<b></b> <b>By Bill Maher</b>Peabody Energy, the world’s largest coal company, filed for bankruptcy last week. It was worth $20 billion in 2008; now it’s worth $38 …

The Slaves of Dubai

<p>The BBC's Ben Anderson travels to Dubai, the jewel of the Arab world, and discovers that it's almost entirely built upon imported slave labor.</p><p>For months, the BBC’s Ben Anderson hung out around the glittering, insane towers springing up in Dubai trying to infiltrate the community of …

84 Percent of Millennials Don’t Trust Traditional Advertising

Social media has changed the way brands engage with their consumers, say marketing experts from Crowdtap, Weight Watchers, and MRY, who believe …

Mobile and Digital Rewards Programs Are Most Used In-Store Technologies

Retailers are increasingly using in-store digital technologies to enhance the customer experience, and ultimately, drive purchases of products. …

A 3D Printed Dress Inspired by Petals, Feathers, & Scales

Just over a year ago, Nervous System launched a new 4D printing system, Kinematics, that led to the production of a completely wearable dress made of …

Six million dollar man's bionic eye becomes reality

<i>The latest version of the telescopic contact lens, compared to a quarter (for scale). (Image Credit: Eric Tremblay and Joe Ford / EPFL)</i><p>Other vital improvements include giving the lens more oxygen permeability by putting in minuscule air channels approximately 0.1 mm wide to allow oxygen to flow …

The feds are 'blown away' by Smart City Challenge submissions

Back in December, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the Smart City Challenge, through which midsize cities can compete for up to $50 million in funding to develop the connected city of the future. As of Friday, the DOT has finished collecting submissions, and it's been taken aback …

LinkNYC part of Qualcomm smart cities strategy

LinkNYC, an ambitious project to convert old New York City phone booths in public Wi-Fi access points, is still in the beta phase, but project backer …

Wireless

47pc want real-time promotions – few retailers offer them: report

Retailers are not keeping up with shoppers’ mobile needsSubstantially more shoppers want to use their smartphones while shopping compared with a year …

News: Wearable Sales to Increase 18.4% in 2016

When I worked at British Telecom’s research division at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk back in 1996, several colleagues were involved in early wearables …

Your phone could soon liberate you from supermarket lines

Imagine an entire shopping trip without long lines or human interaction. The days of suffering through a mile-long-line on a shopping excursion might …

Mobile Payments Market Industry Top News

Share Email<p>Welcome to 2016 — and at least the seventh year that everyone says will be <b>the</b> year of mobile payments. But it might just be a year that we …

FinTech

L’Oréal's Stretchable Skin Sensor Forms Its Own Product Category — CES 2016

With L’Oréal and PCH, connected devices and cosmetics collide to bring us a UV-ray patch<p>Under the Las Vegas sun at this year’s CES, L’Oréal and PCH …

Under Armour Launches A Suite Of Connected Fitness Products, Changing The Way Athletes Live

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2016 -- Today, Under Armour (NYSE: UA) unveiled the brand's first-ever Connected Fitness product portfolio and launched a new UA …

‘Binge On’ Blowback

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has apparently stirred up a hornet’s nest.<p>Binge On, the company’s new zero-rated streaming option, was already a topic of …

Net Neutrality

Fashion Icon Iris Apfel Is Designing Wearables For WiseWear

The company’s line of bracelets can send distress signals in emergency situations—and are fashionable to boot.<p>In 2010, Jerry Wilmink’s grandfather got up in the middle of the night for a glass of water. While he was up, something went terribly wrong: His grandfather fell and broke his hip. He was …

Red Carpet

Barry Bryant - Inventor, innovator (@massmediamobile) | Twitter

Barry Bryant - Inventor, innovator Retweeted Near Field Forum<p>Barry Bryant - Inventor, innovator added,<p>0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes<p>Why do only 1 out …

Why Collaboration Is the Only Path to Social Progress

It's an exciting week ahead for social entrepreneurs, nonprofit directors, corporate philanthropy leaders and anyone playing at the nexus of technology, investment, philanthropy, international development and business. At the Social Innovation Summit, all of us are coming together to explore the …

Entrepreneurship

Is the FCC ready to think outside the set-top box?

That unsightly and costly metal box that funnels cable or satellite service into your TV might be going the way of the black rotary-dial telephone — in the technology trash heap.<p>A holdover from the early days of pay television, the set-top box is an energy-inhaling contraption that also sucks money …

5 Insights & Predictions On Disruptive Tech From KPMG's 2015 Global Innovation Survey

• 15% of U.S. tech leaders see biotech/digital health/healthcare IT as the most disruptive consumer-driven technology in the next three years.<br>• 13% of U.S. tech leaders predict data and analytics will be the most disruptive enterprise technology in three years.<br>• Global tech leaders predict cloud …

Lumo Aims For The Running Market With Launch Of “Smart” Pants To Improve Runners’ Posture

Lumo, makers of the Lumo Lift posture correcting device, have released something to help runners create better form, too.<p>Called Lumo Run, it’s a wearables system consisting of Lumo “smart garments” – shorts for men and capris for women – and a device that fits inside the pocket of these garments …

The Ascent Of Ad Blockers Clears The Way For More Engaging Adtech

Consumers hate ads. Why? Ads are often irrelevant, boring and annoying. This ad-hate wouldn’t be a problem but for the fact that ads pay for mostly everything we watch, listen to, read and otherwise enjoy.<p>The Downward Trend of Ads<p>Big companies are now enabling, even encouraging, consumers to use …

What the octopus can teach us

It can change color and shape. It can taste with its skin. It has a beak like a parrot, venom like a snake and ink like an old-fashioned pen, and it can pour a 100-pound body through an opening smaller than an orange. You'd have to turn to science fiction or go to outer space to find an animal more …

Method Patent Claims

<i>by Dennis Crouch</i><p>The Patent Act opens the door to patenting of “any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter.” In recent …

Patents

How Internet of Things May Transform the Insurance Industry

IOT means any object with a capability to transmit data through Wi-Fi, bar codes, Bluetooth, sensors or radio frequency identification.</i> …

How your buying behavior can predict your gender

Let's pretend you just tested out a new soap, and were pretty pleased with the results. Not only did your skin feel fresh afterward, but it left you …

Gilt Shows How Apps And Online Shopping Are Coming To Apple TV

Apple's betting that the future of TV is apps, and Gilt envisions consumers tossing aside the second screen to shop from their televisions.

Smart TV