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Shopping Apps Are Now The Fastest Growing Thing In Mobile

With Snapchat’s rise and Facebook’s$19 billion WhatsApp purchase, 2014 seemed like the year of the messaging wars.<p>Turns out, ecommerce was the real mobile star of the past year. According to mobile analytics firm Flurry, shopping app usage grew faster than any other category of apps. Sessions on …

Apps

Will.i.am heads to Davos economic summit, following Matt Damon

Will.i.am will swap his big chair on The Voice UK for the snow-covered peaks of Davos next week, to seek support from world leaders for his charitable foundation.<p>The rapper and music producer-turned-tech investor will be rubbing shoulders with more than 40 heads of state and government as the Swiss …

Al Gore

Mobile Advertising Is Outstripping Growth In TV, Radio, And All Digital Ad Mediums, Many Times Over

<b>Access Full Forecast Data For Each Format/Medium By Signing Up For A Trial Today >></b><p><b>The mobile ad market will grow the fastest</b>: Mobile advertising revenue, which includes mobile search ads, mobile web and in-app display ads, as well as video ads on mobile, will top $32.6 billion in 2018, and reach a …

Digital Advertising

Cyberattack causes physical damage for the second time ever

Amid all the noise the Sony hack generated over the holidays, a far more troubling cyber attack was largely lost in the chaos. Unless you follow …

The Hypr-3 lets you make secure payments with your finger

The Hypr-3 is like Apple Pay, for any device with Bluetooth.<p>LAS VEGAS -- The Hypr-3 is a thin, light gadget that aims to lend the power and convenience of mobile payments to any device with Bluetooth connectivity. An app serves as a mobile wallet to securely store your credit and debit cards, but …

Those making $1,000+/month on side projects – what did you make?

As it's a new year 2015, let's re-open this topic to see how things are going on this front :)<p>It can be a SaaS app, a mobile app, or any side project …

These Are the Most Ingenious Gadgets From CES 2015

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

CES 2015: the trends and technologies to look out for

It's already time to kick off the new tech year in style at the the International Consumer Electronics Show, which is being held in Las Vegas this …

Mobile marketing & commerce trends from 2014 & into 2015

<b>Mobile seems to have been one of the most important trends in digital marketing and ecommerce for the past five years now.</b><p>The technology evolves and …

Mobile Devices

Who’s the true enemy of internet freedom - China, Russia, or the US?

Recent reports that China has imposed further restrictions on Gmail, Google’s flagship email service, should not really come as much of a surprise. While Chinese users have been unable to access Gmail’s site for several years now, they were still able to use much of its functionality, thanks to …

Privacy

Google could face criminal proceedings in Italy if it doesn’t clean up its act on privacy

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr / davekellam<p>Google(s goog) could face criminal proceedings, as well as a €1 million ($1.35 million) fine, in …

Pizza Compass Is The One Android (And Android Wear) App That Every College Student Needs

It's entirely possible to find the nearest pizza restaurant using Google Maps. Or Yelp. Or even just searching in the browser of your choice. But why …

Wear OS

Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>History has shown that those with an optimistic outlook on life are the ones who usually find the most success.<p>For me, changing my negative mental attitude to a positive one resulted in a completely different lifestyle, both personally …

12 free email marketing templates for small businesses

<b>We love email marketing here at Econsultancy. It may not be the hippest, sexiest method of driving traffic to your business but by gosh it …

The 11 biggest hacks and security breaches of 2014

2014 was a year like no other for technology. Security was on the forefront of many people’s minds, all while Android truly came into its own in the public eye – not just for enthusiasts but for the typical consumer as well. Numerous verticals received the Android treatment, namely in the domain of …

Security

Dark Mail Technical Alliance

Our Mission<p>To bring the world our unique end-to-end encrypted protocol and architecture that is the 'next-generation' of private and secure email. As …

In 2014, Southeast Asia inched towards its first billion dollar exit

People <i>love</i> Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba and China’s richest man. Like other successful entrepreneurs, people hang onto his every word (even if …

Working adults are too busy emailing to care about social media

This new Pew Research survey might explain why the most active people in your Facebook friends list are your grandparents and selfie-loving high school cousin. The research firm asked over a thousand adults online what role technology plays in their work lives, and according to the results, those …

Tokyo police figure Mt. Gox bitcoin heist was an inside job

It's been about ten months since the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange turned out the lights, blaming hackers or a bug in the blockchain as reasons why 850,000 bitcoin it held had suddenly disappeared. Today the Japanese paper <i>Yomiuri Shinbun</i> (English) reports that Tokyo Police investigating the events have …

Bitcoin

Free the drones

ONE of this year’s top-selling Christmas presents is a drone. For $50 you can buy a tiny quadcopter with a video camera, perfect for snapping a …

Silicon Tally: Our romance is off the Hinges

As a nonprofit news organization, what matters to us is the same thing that matters to you: being a source for trustworthy, independent news that makes people smarter about business and the economy. So if Marketplace has helped you understand the economy better, make more informed financial …

Online Dating

When Christmas means delivering trees and Chinese food

December 24, 2014 | 4:30 AM<p>2,000 workers<p>That's how many workers are currently employed by e-commerce company Alibiba to weed out counterfeit products on the site. An additional 200 workers will be hired next year. Another 5,400 volunteers also look for counterfeits. Between the start of 2013 and …

Christmas Trees

Sean Parker donates $24 million for allergy research

Sean Parker, the tech entrepreneur who founded Napster and the first president of Facebook, donated $24 million to Stanford University to create a center for allergy research.<p>Parker suffered from severe food allergies all his life, and with his gift, joins a long line of philanthropists who have …

Short-let apartments spark Paris row as Airbnb thrives

<b>The Airbnb internet phenomenon is a boon for tourists, who find accommodation in popular destinations at a fraction of the cost of a hotel.</b><p>But in some cities the explosion of holiday lets is beginning to cause serious concern.<p>The authorities in Paris are so worried about the drain on residential …