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Is 2017 the beginning of the end for the app economy?

For the last few years, apps have seemed set to dominate the way customers interact with brands. In 2016, Apple’s App Store grew by an average of nearly 2500 apps per day, and Google Play downloads are expected to triple by 2020.<p>At the same time visits to brand websites seem to be declining in …

Airlines warn of disruption if no quick Brexit aviation deal

DUBLIN/BERLIN (Reuters) - Britain must prioritize aviation in Brexit negotiations if it is to avoid major disruption to air travel, budget carrier Ryanair (RYA.I) warned on Wednesday, echoing growing concerns across the sector as Britain triggers its exit from the European Union.<p>A Ryanair aircraft …

British Airways

People won’t stop staring at their phones, so a Dutch town put traffic lights on the ground

As anyone who lives in a city knows, public sidewalks these days are a free-for-all of pedestrians staggering along, zombie-like, staring intently at the screens of their phones. As well as infuriating other pedestrians, there’s some evidence that this behavior increases our chances of being hit by …

Social Media

SoftBank wants autonomous shuttle on public roads by 2020

Japan could have a fleet of self-driving shuttles on the road within three years, if SB Drive, a new entity created by tech conglomerate SoftBank, reaches its target date for commercialization.<p>SB Drive wants to have a range of autonomous vehicles serving the public in the next five years, and has …

Microsoft to license its patents for internet-connected cars to Toyota

Microsoft has agreed to license its patents for Internet-connected cars to Toyota, its first such deal with an automaker and a signal that it may be willing to partner with others.<p>The tech giant, which announced the deal on Wednesday afternoon, holds a treasure trove of patents that include car …

Internet of Things

Our cities are getting smarter and you probably didn’t even notice

Imagine having to take out the trash only twice a month, or knowing what parking spots are available before arriving at your destination and swiftly paying for them via your mobile phone.<p>The term “smart cities” conjures up images of futuresque, <i>Minority Report-</i>style communities in which every car is …

Smart Cities

Ford's FordPass app is the beginning of the end of car ownership

DETROIT — "Mobility" has become a buzzword in the automotive industry. It's not enough anymore to simply make safe, reliable cars anymore. Brands now …

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning