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From pollution to weather, next-gen wearables will tell us more about our world

An effective fitness tracker is basically like a passive-aggressive personal trainer on your wrist. It gathers information on the inner workings of …

Brazil

Returning to the Super Bowl in 2015, Dove Men+Care Aims to Challenge Male Stereotypes

After debuting its first advertisement campaign during the 2010 Super Bowl, Unilever's Dove Men+Care will make its second appearance in the upcoming …

Advertising

Report: Americans Are Poorer Since The Recession Ended, Wealth Inequality Continues To Increase

The wealth gap between races continues to widen despite recession recovery.<p>While it could be debated to no end whether or not the Great Recession is …

Search

By 2020, Millennials will comprise more than one of three adult Americans. It is estimated that by 2025 they will make up as much as 75 percent of …

How to Build a Secret Army of Innovators

Software company Adobe didn't want innovations, it wanted innovators. Here's how the company figured how to fail fast by funding 1,000 internal projects.<p>Plenty of businesses strive to be innovative by spending millions of dollars launching new products. While new research from Global Innovation …

Innovation

Why Social Media Analytics Can't Tell You About Your Customers

“Don’t for a minute think that what social media analytics are showing you is a representative picture of how your customers as a whole see you,” cautions Alexandra Samuel VP of Social Media at tech company Vision Critical . Since the most enthusiastic users of social are atypical as customers, she …

Microsoft finally sold more Xbox Ones than Sony did PlayStation 4s

Building on its success from last month, Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One was the number one selling console for November -- ending the PlayStation 4's almost year-long top spot. As Redmond tells it, by way of NPD Group data, its latest console was the best selling in the United States and …

7 Crucial Web Design Trends For 2015

Looking back at 2014, we can see some spectacular trends emerging in the web design landscape: code-free design platforms, parallax effects, …

Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

A collection of some of the best stock photos in our library this month, hand-picked by our content specialists on …<p>For store owners, WooCommerce …

Spotify tackles the paralysis of choice through friends

Here's the weird thing about choice: it breeds indecision. And the more choice you have, the harder it is to simply settle on something... anything. It's a serious challenge facing streaming services like Spotify that put literally millions of options at your fingertips. Today the Swedish company …

6 Ways Big Data Will Shape Online Marketing In 2015

Initially big data seemed to be something only available to the biggest businesses. Analytics are now being built into almost every application, however, making the technology accessible to businesses of all sizes. As businesses realize the power of information to create successful marketing …

11 Of The Best Strategic Brand Partnerships In 2014

Strategic partnerships can be a highly effective way to build businesses. 2014 saw some stellar examples that have enabled brands to compete in new markets, offer unique competitive advantages in their own markets, gain new distribution, or benefit from a positive brand imagery halo. Here are my 11 …

Brand Publishers Are Ditching Facebook in Favor of Microsites

Brand publishers are more aware that they’re really just renting social media space on Facebook and are moving resources away from the social network.<p>…

Marketing

Mobile marketing drives digital ad spend skyward

As a growing number of consumers look to smartphones and tablets advertisers will soon spend as much on computing devices as TV.<p>According to the …

Is Google Glass on the brink of going mainstream, or the brink of failure?

We’ll wear just about anything on our wrists. From watches to jewelry and emblems of our favorite charities and causes, humans have never been afraid …

Wearable Tech
Music Industry

Crystal Ball: Top 10 economic predictions for 2015

The global economy muddled along this year, with the resurgence in the U.S. economy helping to offset slowing growth in Europe, Japan and China.<p>So, …