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4 ways to scale your app organically to a million users in just four weeks

I first wrote about video chat app Rounds in September, noting that it’s fairly frictionless and comes with a bunch of great features. The fact that …

Wireless Connections & Wi-Fi – Mobile Network Evolution

Every time a new generation of mobile network has been introduced – 2G networks transitioning to 3G, and 3G evolving to 4G, there have been concerns about the user adoption and capacity utilization. And each time skeptics have been proven wrong.<p>By 2020, smartphones will represent 48.1% of global …

What does China think of Apple Pay? Let’s ask the internet!

If you want to know whether Apple Pay will catch on in China, who better to ask than Chinese internet users?

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India makes an ambitious move toward a cashless society

The dream of a cashless society for India is not too far off.<p>This past weekend, the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) – essentially the …

Coin and MasterCard want to make everything you wear a payment device

Coin has primarily been known for making one of the first "smart" credit cards that can switch between multiple cards. That hasn't worked out so well, but it has meant that Coin has learned a thing or two about how to integrate payment systems into hardware. So the company is teaming up with …

Apple Explores Augmented Reality Navigation For iPhones

Apple has two new patent applications out today (via AppleInsider) that show it’s been working on boosting the iPhone’s navigation abilities with augmented reality features. The patent describes a way that the iPhone could use its camera in combination with on-device software to generate virtual …

A new app hopes to get people talking on their phones again

Voice calls have been dying, replaced by photos and texts. The Cord app wants to change all that<p>We’ve reached an odd point in the evolution of messaging. My wife and my aunt both have large Android phones, but can’t stand the virtual keyboards. They speak a message out loud which Google translates …

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s amazing the difference a good tool can make – and the extra time it takes to get work done without a …