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Apple unveils smart home experiences in its retail stores worldwide

Unless you’ve had a chance to try some Apple HomeKit products in someone’s home or apartment, it can be hard to understand how it all works. In order to help with that, Apple has unveiled interactive HomeKit experiences in 46 of its retail stores worldwide.<p>Now, when you go into Apple’s new retail …

Home Automation

"First toothbrush with artificial intelligence" debuts at CES 2017

This smart electric toothbrush collects data about users' brushing habits, even when not connected to its corresponding app.<p>Kolibree, a tech firm …

The U by Moen is the first WiFi-connected shower, complete with precise temperature control, timers, and an app

Everything's internet-connected these days, be it toothbrushes, thermostats, fridges, lights, CO detectors... or a shower. Yep, that's right: Moen, …

Hands-on: WeMo Dimmer and Google Home make home automation seamless

Google Home + WeMo is a recipe for home automation bliss.<p>Belkin's WeMo brand has been in the business a long time, and by now it knows how to make a …

Immigration and Urbanization (1865-1914)

<b>Immigration & Urbanization<br>(1865-1914)</b><br>Section 1<br>The New Immigrants<p>Immigrants migrated from Asia, Northern and Western Europe, Southern and Eastern …

Smarter cities can help cut emissions in half by 2040 | The Plunge Daily

As a planet, we have some serious climate targets to meet in the coming years. The Paris Agreement, signed by 192 countries, set an aspirational goal …

Google Earth's stunning time-lapses show the growth of cities over three decades

From London's East End to Botswana's Shashe Dam, we've been changing the landscape.<p>A series of time-lapse videos released by Google Earth show the …

Michigan's urban, rural divide on display in new Census data

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau give a glimpse into the social and economic differences - ranging from age and education to income and housing - …

Urban governance key to quality of life

Africa’s future is urban. Quality of life for Africa’s city dwellers will, however, directly depend on the quality of urban governance. Urbanisation …

A Complex Portrait of Rural America

New Census data show that the real differences between the city and the country may not match up with popular perception.<p>That rural-urban divide you’ve been hearing about? It happened back in 1920, when the number of Americans who lived in cities overtook those who lived in the countryside.<p>In the …

Census data shows widening divide between urban and rural America

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows widening differences between the nation's rural residents and urban dwellers, bolstering a decades-long …

Demographics

How Costco appeals to millennials and Gen Z without specifically targeting them

Dive Brief:<p>Costco executives say that its stores are seeing growth among millennials and Gen Z, though the retailer hasn't been specifically …

Want to Connect with Millennials? You Better Get on Snapchat

Since its inception in 2011, Snapchat has managed to defy detractors who declared it yet another photo, video and messaging platform that parents and …

Marketing

What Are Millennials Doing Wrong When It Comes to Their Careers?

<i>What are millennials doing wrong when it comes to their careers? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Tom Sullivan, Software Sales, Writer, Communicator, on Quora:</b><p>I think the biggest problem we …

Quora

Why a Purpose-Driven Mission Is Key to Motivating Millennials

Inspiring the youngest workers to achieve their full potential starts by shifting your mindset to build beautiful relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lazy, entitled, delusional, narcissistic and unreliable are just some of the buzzwords managers are using to …

Nonprofits

Millennials will flock to ETFs

<b>The Australian exchange traded product (ETP) industry will see an increasing number of millennial users, a substantial growth in the number of active</b> …

The Key to Marketing to Millennials Is Passionate Influencing

87 million individuals in the United States comprise the Millennial Generation. They’re far larger and more diverse than the Baby Boomers before them …

Marketing

Why Millennials Have to Begin Roth IRA Contributions Today

By Sergey Sanko<p>In Personal Finance<p>We all know that it’s important to save for retirement. At some point, we’ll either become too old to work or we’ll …

3 Ways Wellness Can Help You Recruit And Retain Millennials

The quest to understand millennials has challenged many employers. It’s impossible to deny that millennials are slowly but surely taking over the workplace–as the youngest in this generation are now starting to enter the professional workforce. This an exciting time for businesses. After all, …

Employee Engagement

How technology can shape retail habits among Millennials and baby boomers

It should be no surprise that Millennials and baby boomers are two key demographics with opposing shopping habits. But the two diverse groups are …

eCommerce

To continue stoking the world economy, cities must adapt to changing demographics

The decline in population growth in cities is forcing them to adapt in order to maintain a healthy global economy, write Jaana Remes and Jonathan …

Demographics
Smart Cities
Smart Cities
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Policing
Internet

Investing in the future of urbanization

For roughly a year, Niko Bonatsos, a managing director at the venture firm General Catalyst Partners, didn’t make a single investment. He was meeting with startups daily, as it’s his job to do. But Bonatsos, who steered General Catalyst to Snapchat in 2012, was finding it hard to be inspired by …

Startups

With Internet Of Things And Big Data, 92% Of Everything We Do Will Be In The Cloud

You don’t need Sherlock Holmes to tell you that cloud computing is on the rise, and that cloud traffic keeps going up. However, it is enlightening to see the degree by which it is increasing, which is, in essence, about to quadruple in the next few years. By that time, 92% percent of workloads will …

IaaS

Las Vegas streetlights are powered by your footsteps

Las Vegas is famous for its lights, bright sunny days and copious pedestrian traffic. That no doubt made it the perfect place for clean tech startup EnGoPlanet to test new LED streetlights powered by both photovoltaic panels and kinetic footstep pads. Married with a battery, the setup not only …