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7 SEO strategies to implement in 2015

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) sounds a bit like rocket science. With the right combo of this widget and that module, add in time, subtract theory and maybe the equation will produce a solution better than the last.<p>Like most technology, what was applied last year in online marketing efforts may …

Online Life

Smart Mirror Lets You Try On Clothes Outside The Fitting Room

For some people, shopping is entertainment. For others, it’s something to get through without visible or psychic damage.<p>Those emotions, either way, are likely to be heightened with the debut of MemoMi’s new MemoryMirror, a digital mirror that rolls video, 360-degree viewing and social networking …

eCommerce

Five Ways the Guy Behind Diapers.com Plans to Challenge Amazon — Again

Jet.com will give you the lowest price on the Web. And then make it even lower.<p>As far as hype goes, Jet.com is near the top in the e-commerce industry right now.<p>Founded by the guy behind Diapers.com, the company has raised $80 million in investments, and it hasn’t even launched yet. Mid-level …

The West Has No Idea How Fanatical Xiaomi's Fans Are

Just a year and a half ago it was valued at less than $10 billion.<p>The company put up $12 billion in revenues in 2014. So how has it done it? A new report by Bernstein Research sheds new light on the Asian company, and the secret behind its meteoric rise: An extraordinarily loyal fanbase.<p>Xiaomi …

A Lean Startup Approach to International Development

Trying to find solutions for the problems faced by people living at the bottom of the pyramid is frustrating and hugely expensive; experts say that three out of four development projects in Africa fail. PlayPump, a children’s carousel designed to help pump clean water in Africa is a typical …

Celebrity Instagram accounts make Aussie’s Triangl bikinis hot

Miley Cyrus is more famous for what she doesn’t wear, but when she does put some clothes on – even if they’re just three tiny triangles – they tend …

Editing Google's search results would damage free speech, judge rules

A San Francisco court declared that Google can arrange its search results however it likes, in stark contrast to the decision of European regulators.<p>Judge Ernest Goldsmith of the superior court of California in San Francisco declared that Google’s search results are protected under free speech laws …

Why Silicon Valley Shouldn’t Be the Model for Innovation

Worldwide, politicians and policymakers lust after innovation, proclaiming it to be the ultimate solution to all economic maladies everywhere. Practically every country aspires to create its own Silicon Valley.<p>What a bad idea.<p>Not only is Silicon Valley pretty much impossible to recreate as an …

Kevin Rose Plots A Luxury Ecommerce Empire Starting With New App Watchville

“I did not like watches my entire life,” Digg co-founder Kevin Rose tells me. That’s an odd admission for a man who just launched Watchville, an app that aggregates news from top wristwatch blogs, and offers an atomic clock tool to help you set your timepiece and its moon phases.<p>But Rose explains, …

Why No One’s Reading Your Marketing Content

There’s been plenty written about how to create smart digital marketing content. But less attention gets paid to what happens after you click “publish” and whether your videos, infographics, social media posts, and other pieces of content are actually reaching the right people. According to …

5 Ways Product Design Needs to Evolve for the Internet of Things

What does product design mean when products are no longer just physical goods? That’s the difficult question facing designers today. When machines are both connected and intelligent, they become a hybrid of products and services. Examples include pumps that anticipate when they will stop working, …

Why Australia is the third biggest market for luxury online retailer MatchesFashion

No wonder<p>Myer HoldingschiefBernie Brookeshas said international apparel retailers are “taking the cream off the cake".<p>Despite its small population …

The Chicest Tech Gifts for Women This Holiday Season

Gadgets that every woman on-the-go can appreciate.<p>From the latest in wearable tech to the best designer headphones and phone cases, these are the most stylish gadgets to give (and receive) this holiday season.

Xiaomi, The Chinese Smartphone Company That's Crushing Everyone, Is Earning A Lot More Money Than People Realize

Xiaomi is currently trying to raise $1 billion in funding, the Journal reports. As part of the fund raise, it has a document detailing its financial performance. The Journal saw that document, and it reports the following:<p>A table in the document showed that Xiaomi's net profit last year rose 84% to …

Haunted by the past: the man behind 1979 Revolution

Navid Khonsari is revisiting his roots with 1979 Revolution, a first-person immersive video game exploring the tumultuous Iranian events of that time<p>Frag counter-revolutionaries: Iran 1979-based video game to launch<p>During the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, Navid Khonsari was on the way to Canada with …

Tactics for Asking Good Follow-Up Questions

Whether you are looking to hire someone, decide whether to trust someone, or enter a business partnership, the better you are at judging people, the better off you will be. Unfortunately, most people are just plain bad at reading others. Several decades of research among psychologists has indicated …

Withings Activité Pre-Order Puts A New Price On The Undercover Activity Tracker: $450

French health and fitness device-maker Withings has kicked off pre-orders for its Activité watch/activity tracker, with a special pre-order page it publicized today to customers who registered interest in availability. The website is available to all, however, so head on over if you have an inkling …

Springleap Brings A New Model For Creative Design To Madison Avenue And Beyond

Springleap has traveled from its offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa, to Brooklyn to set up its global headquarters and bring a new model for crowdsourced design to the “Mad Men” of Madison Avenue.<p>The company started as a design competition website, allowing brands to post …

Adafruit's Becky Stern knows why we don't have stylish wearables yet

Becky Stern is probably the world's foremost expert in do-it-yourself wearable technology, which is why we felt compelled to pick her brain at Expand. Adafruit's director of wearables believes that the different languages that technology and fashion companies explains why we've yet to see a truly …

Holiday Travel Accessories to Make Your Life Easier

The holidays are almost upon us, which means it's time for family and friends, turkey, and stress. And, for many of us, it also means it's time to travel. There is no better travel companion than your trusty iPhone. As much as I love my new iPhone 6, when I’m on the road I like to bring along some …

Holiday Travel

Tencent-Backed Didi Dache Pursues Buses, Government Cars After Daughter of Lenovo's Liu Chuanzhi Joined

In July, Liu Qing, daughter of Lenovo founder and Chinese internet technology icon Liu Chuanzhi, made a dramatic career switch. She joined Didi Dache, a Chinese taxi-hailing app backed by Tencent Holdings, after working for Goldman Sachs for 12 years. “I wanted to do something different,” she told …

Randstad’s VC Fund Has $60M To Invest In HR Tech Startups Showing Early Traction

A strategic corporate VC fund set up this April by global HR services giant Randstad is looking to invest in startups working on the hard problem of matching people to jobs, and jobs to people, as well as coming up with more effective ways for employers to communicate with and motivate their …

The Sabah Dealer

Based in NYC, The Sabah reinvents the traditional handmade Turkish slipper with a modern silhouette. Founder Mickey Ashmore first fell in love with the slipper after receiving one as a gift while living in Istanbul four years ago. Comfort persuaded him to wear the shoes on worldly travels, but the …

Shoes

Man and Uber Man

Uber, Travis Kalanick’s smartphone-based car service, has been valued at $18.2 billion, but its C.E.O. still spends a lot of his time on the warpath. His enemies include the taxi industry, regulators around the world, his rivals, and even, on occasion, his customers.<p>Every now and then, when he’s …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

Shoes of Prey steps into Nordstrom in US expansion

Online retailer Shoes of Preyhas struck a deal with upmarket United States-based department store chain Nordstrom that could triple the footwear …

Applications are driving investment in deep learning startups

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / watcharakun<p>Deep learning, the popular approach to machine learning currently driving new capabilities in …