Chaos erupted on the UK's roads on Wednesday when the most widely used parking payment app's service was offline for more than half of the day. RingGo Parking's mobile app and website were unavailable
A few hours ago, I occasioned upon an article by Rose Leadem of Entrepreneur Magazine. Speaking of the advent of eCommerce leading to the possible replacement of brick-and-mortar stores, she said, “even
The first phone calls to investors were met with laughter and derision. Gal Fridman and his team were pitching a new kind of internal combustion engine. The idea was simple: a single piston firing continuously
The era of the CMO has arrived. Chief marketing officers are more important to the success of global businesses — and more powerful — than ever before. Marketers are not only executing on corporate strategy,
Facebook is making a series of design tweaks to Live. Here’s why. This week, Facebook is quietly deploying a few major changes to a product that’s becoming increasingly prevalent in the way news is reported:
If you’ve been struggling on your quest to catch ’em all in Pokémon Go, PokeNotify is certain to help you step up your hunting game. Available for Android, it’s an app for the smash-hit AR game that sends
The former hedge fund manager, who comanaged GLG's global macro fund and retired in 2004 at 36, focuses more on real-life economics. "I think trying to pretend everything is a science is a lunatic," Pal
The London-based startup has raised the Series A round from Austrian early stage fund Speedinvest, which backed Finnish startup bank Holvi before it was acquired by BBVA, and Global Founders Capital, VC
By now, you’ve probably heard of Snapchat. It’s an app that lets you send quickly disappearing messages, photos, and videos, either directly to select friends or to everyone who follows your Snapchat It’s
New feature launches in Japan today If you've ever tried getting around when traveling in a country with an unfamiliar language, you might have had trouble figuring out what all the businesses around are,
Cannes Lions, which kicks off on Saturday (June 18), is arguably the biggest advertising event of the year. So it comes as no surprise that Snapchat on Friday rolled out a flashy new YouTube video touting
Parking sensors are not cheap. These little bumper-savers can cost hundreds of dollars on their own, and they're often lumped into packages costing far more than that. One company thinks it can out-do
A controversial overhaul of the National Lottery has reversed a sales decline in the flagship Lotto game but failed to stop overall revenues generated by Camelot UK’s draw-based games from falling. Last
You’ve probably heard it’s hard to make money in the App Store, but not for a small few. Last quarter, a staggering 94 percent of App Store revenue generated in the U.S. went to just the top 1 percent
Not all of Apple’s patents are focused on turning the iPhone into something as worthy as a next-gen medical data gathering device. A newly-published document reveals that Apple has considered an invention
Commissioning teams experiment with using data from Twitter and Facebook as well as from 6 million-plus people who have signed up for BBC iD The BBC is following Netflix in using online viewing data to
In AV circles, there’s a diminishing, but still a strong number of smart TV holdouts who just refuse to accept that the devices have anything worthwhile to offer, other than a little more convenience.
It’s easy to see a rainbow when it’s in the distance, but more difficult to discern when you are in its midst. Though it’s still early days, we’re now in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution.
Google, Tesla, and even Toyota have promised a self-driving car. In essence, that implies that cars will be connected to the cloud and a specific network that helps people stay safe while getting to and
YouTube announced a new ad format today that’s all about brevity. In a blog post, Product Manager Zach Lupei said YouTube has been exploring formats that are better-suited for smartphone video watchers.
A majority of people use TouchID or a passcode Apple on Friday divulged a fascinating iPhone statistic: owners unlock their device, on average, 80 times a day. The company disclosed the figure during press
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a goldmine waiting to happen, says a new report from management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.. However, according to its findings, we may be waiting a long time. The tech