Marian Chiao

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The future of mobile is motion

When the Samsung Galaxy S4 debuted, there was a lot of hoopla over its Air Gesture and Eye Scroll features. With Air Gesture, users can simply wave a hand over the phone and it will respond accordingly, by answering a call or skipping to the next track. Eye Scroll uses eye movement to move up or …

Intel Bets on Video Everywhere With Investment in Taiwan's SanJet

Intel Capital, the investment arm of the world’s biggest chipmaker, made a bet on ubiquitous video today with a stake in SanJet, a Taiwan-based …

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Facebook’s Cutesy Annual Report To Partners Reveals First Country-By-Country Mobile Stats

TechCrunch has obtained never before published metrics showing Facebook’s international growth. Facebook sent some partners a playfully illustrated eMagazine called The Annual, but I’ve acquired a copy from a source and the stats inside are serious business. The report divulges user counts for some …

The best apps to make and save you money

Install the best money apps on your smartphones and tablets - here is Telegraph Money's pick of the bunch<p>If you are one of the millions who use a smartphone or tablet – perhaps one recently opened for Christmas – there is a good chance you have already downloaded several apps to make your life a …

These Apps Will Help You Make 2014 Less Filthy

This year, several notable apps that connect users with house cleaners have launched or gained traction. These include Homejoy, Exec and laundry service Prim. There are a lot of benefits to hiring a professional cleaning service but, unfortunately, I live outside the area covered by these apps. …

Did UX Kill Branding?

In the age of User Experience, what is <b>branding</b>? Is a brand just a logo, or is it more than that? Does the word <b>brand</b> even mean anything anymore?To …

Why Is Mindy Kaling On Tinder?

The same reason as everyone else: desperation.<p>One of the small joys of the Tinder — the popular lightning-round dating app — is seeing a familiar face in the sea of sad, scary, unbalanced and/or pathologically horny weirdos. In the past few days, Tinder users have reported being matched with the …

The Truth About Brainstorming Meetings

In the video, I politely rant about inefficiencies in the group brainstorming process and outline some key elements for doing it better.<p>We often …

Scientists invent hangover-free beer

<b>(Kzenon/Shutterstock)</b><p>Australian researches claim to have created an electrolyte-charged ale three times more hydrating than normal beer<p>Liz Fields<p>August 20, 2013 9:04pm (UTC)<p>Australia's ex-prime minister once broke a world record for sucking down a yard glass of ale. Now Oz is proud to announce that …

The Six Things That Will Change the Future of Payments

Well, it’s that time of year … summer is (sadly) coming to a close, the kids are headed back to school and 2014 strategic planning sessions are …

How Brands Design Customer Experiences Of The Future

Consumers not only expect great brand experiences, they believe they’re entitled to them.<p>In today’s digital age, consumers expect more from the …