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Are carrier-free SIM cards on the way?

Does the fact that current SIM cards are tied to specific carriers actually benefit anyone other than the carriers? What if device manufacturers like Samsung and Apple could sell you smartphones with SIM cards already in them? Your network connection could change on the fly, or you’d have the …

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Mobile-Enabled Commerce Will Yield The Next $100B Startup

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Patricia Nakache is a partner at Trinity Ventures. She has active investments in companies including m-commerce players Care.com (CRCM), EAT Club, and ThredUP.</i> <i>Phil Carter is an associate at Trinity Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage consumer technology investments particularly</i> …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

98% of Google Play Revenue Came From Freemium Apps in May

More than 1.5 million apps are available for download on Google Play, but the store's main source of revenue isn't the apps that you pay for …

Top 10 tech trends for 2014: Wearables, 3D printers, mobile money, and more

Juniper released its top 10 tech trends for 2014 today. And if the research firm is right, our cities are going to get smarter, our money is going digital, and we’ll be printing a lot more products at home.<p>Here’s a quick overview:<p><b>1) Cities will get smarter</b><p>Cities will get increasingly smart as …

Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building …

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New Google Debit Card Draws Funds from Your Virtual Wallet

Google will release a prepaid debit card for use in stores and at ATM machines, the company announced Wednesday.<p>The Google Wallet Card will be tied …

This social video app is more popular than Facebook among Japanese teens

Facebook started in colleges. Japanese live video startup TwitCasting said yesterday that it owns 50 percent of the college market in Japan — and it’s coming here.<p>Twitcasting is a mobile service that you use to broadcast live and watch live video. As the name would suggest, you can update Twitter …

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

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NFC smartphone payments get ready for round 2: Isis about to go national

It seems like every time we talk about Google Wallet, and why the service isn’t seeing anywhere near the usage it should, the subject inevitably …

This Is The Only Mobile Payment System I Could Actually See Myself Using

A company called Simple is disrupting the banking space by making short work of all the pain points we've had to deal with in conventional banking for so long.<p>The company is the iPhone of banking. Using its app to manage your money, you see nothing but a beautiful and intuitive user interface. All …

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The Precise Art Of Mobile Push Notifications

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a</i> TechCrunch <i>columnist, and an investor – as a disclaimer for this post, he is an advisor to one of the companies mentioned here, Refresh. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>I may sound like a broken record when I …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone who wants to work out still can.<p>"This is a healthy way for a child to be punished because it's exercise."<p>"I find using lube and taking …

Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2014

Gartner just concluded its Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 in Orlando, gathering tens of thousands of IT executives. Among the most anticipated aspects of the gathering are the ruminations from the Gartner pontificators regarding IT trends. Among several trends shared were the Top 10 Strategic …

Cocaine, Oreos and our rat-like taste for credulous news

The story variously reported this week as “Oreos are equally as addictive as cocaine,” “Wanna a new drug? Try Oreos” and, almost lyrically, “Oreos are as addictive as cocaine to your brain” was picked up by the news media like a fresh doughnut off the tray at the morning meeting. The study, which …

The Future of Business Models #FutureOf

Learn how people's needs have changed, resulting in changes in future business models. This illustrated storyboard makes it easy to understand. by Jeremiah Owyang, Chief Catalyst, Crowd Companies. #FutureOf<p>Please note: some of the formatting issues (words smashed together) are not in the initial …

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32 Memorable Songs by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees of 2014

The 2014 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced, and they make up a list that is guaranteed to cause debates in bars and …

MMA Announces the 2013 Smarties™ Global Award Winners

<i>Arc Worldwide and Leo Burnett honored with “Best in Show” for their work with Chicago Shakespeare Theater</i><p><b>New York, NY 25 September 2013</b> –A stellar …

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The future of the Mobile Wallet is not in payments, but in organizing it

By now it should be clear: For any new mobile technology to take off and thrive, convenience and value must be abundantly clear to the consumer.<p>While the industry has been busy focusing on mobile payments, something interesting has happened. The non-payment mobile wallet has emerged.<p>The real …

Why Changing Your Desk Changes The Way You Work

To clutter or not to clutter? That is only one of many work-space issues. Let’s go beneath the surface.<p>What you’re working on is really important.<p>No, not the task on your to-do list–the actual surface that you’re physically working on. Your desk.<p>As people are getting more mindful of their workdays, …

9 Valuable Life Lessons We Learned From Gaming

An integral part of many a childhood, video games helped players develop more than hand-eye coordination. Many taught gamers about friendship, love …

'Dream of Pixels', The Reverse Tetris Game, Hits Android

"Dream of Pixels," a fun take on the classic Tetris game that lets you unpack blocks (instead of building them), is now available for Android.<p>The …

Reaching the 5 Types of M-Shoppers

The other day I was with my wife looking at an entertainment center at a big box store. As you know, the prices are less at a store like this because …

3 Ways Your Comfort Zone Is Restricting Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Expanding your comfort zone is great because of this…because of that…<p>Personally, I’m more of a consequence thinker. So when people explain a bunch of …

4 Ways to Live a More Meaningful and Simple Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Many of us read tons of information on how to live a more simple and happier life… finding happiness and connecting with our higher self to uncover …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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2013 05 BEA - ’Mobile is eating the World’

Successfully reported this slideshow.<p>We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.<p>377,394 views<p>Share<br>• Like<br>• ...<p>Published on May 17, 2013<p>seoheekim9 4 months ago<p>Clipping Path House (CPH) Graphics Media at …