Gaurav Sharma

56 Added | 15 Magazines | 2 Likes | 22 Following | 13 Followers | @gaurav2975 | A Digital Solutions' Architect and an Educationist. In love with mobility and technology. A doer in action and push myself both physically & mentally

What Is a Pinfluencer? Well, They Now Have Talent Agents.

First rule: Do not call them Pinfluencers. Or Pinstars. Or, most of all, Pinlebrities.<p>There are Vine stars. There are YouTube celebrities. There are Twitter personalities.<p>And now there are Pinterest* stars. Pinstars. Pinfluencers. Pinlebrities.<p>“Pinterest actually likes to call them Pinterest …

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Cycling

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

75% Of Twitter’s Ad Revenues Was From Mobile In Q4 2013

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) February 6, 2014 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Twitter, in its first quarter as a public …

Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …

Xbox Live among game services targeted by US and UK spy agencies

NSA and GCHQ collect gamers' chats and deploy real-life agents into World of Warcraft and Second Life<p>Read the NSA document: Exploiting Terrorist Use of Games & Virtual Environments<p>To the National Security Agency analyst writing a briefing to his superiors, the situation was clear: their current …

Twitter Is Taking A “Log-Out” Approach To Raise Usage, Awareness In Emerging Markets With USSD On Mobiles

Twitter is working hard to build up its profile and usage among people in developing markets, and today another piece of that strategy has come into focus. It has signed a deal with Switzerland-based mobile software company Myriad Group to provide access to Twitter via mobile devices without using …

Mobile rules Walmart: Accounted for 53% of Thanksgiving traffic, new mobile customers up 3 times

Black Friday is just beginning, but Walmart has already seen some impressive stats from shoppers on Thanksgiving day — especially when it comes to mobile.<p>The retail giant announced this morning that mobile traffic on its site during Thanksgiving made up 53 percent of total traffic (out of a …

Volvo Trucks - The Epic Split feat. Van Damme (Live Test)

Volvo

Of Course Gas Stations Will Use Facial Recognition Tech to Serve 'Relevant' Ads

Because who hasn't seen Minority Report, right?<p>Say you're at a gas station. Say you're buying some supplies—bottled water, coffee, maybe some M&Ms—before you head back to your car. And as you're buying your loot, an ad pops up on a screen next to the cash register: it is really relevant to you. …

Smartphone cameras can give away PIN codes, researchers warn

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p><i>Correction: This article originally said the user’s eyes were what gave away the code, but it is in fact the orientation</i> …

Are You Fit to Ride?

Find out where your body needs a boost with these cycling-specific fitness assessments.<p>Too many cyclists with bulging quads still struggle with a squishy core, wobbly hips, or stiff shoulders. On the bright side, fixing those issues will make you a more efficient rider, says Darcy Norman, a trainer …

Health

According to a new study, Facebook knows when you’re going to get dumped

If you want to know if your love life is on track without having to explicitly ask your partner, apparently you can turn to Facebook. A new study …

Research

15 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Here are 15 tips from top experts, recent scientific research and our own savvy staffers that will turbocharge your training without taking more time

Florida State University

Happy Birthday! 5 big milestones from 5 years of Android

Google has seen, clearly, taken the world by storm with Android, its mobile operating system. At last count, IDC said Android controlled nearly 80 …

Mobile

Hear Steve Jobs Convincingly Dismiss Tablets 10 Years Ago

It has only been three years since Apple introduced the iPad, and it has been a tremendous success ever since. That makes it all the more interesting to hear Steve Jobs convincingly dismiss tablets, at the first All Things Digital conference in 2003, ten years ago, to Walt Mossberg.<p>We’ve skipped it …

Consumer Engagement: Why Your Brand Should Have a Mobile Application

1. Mobile is the new, engaging space in which to advance your brand’s presence<p>“‘Mobile is the new face of engagement,’ Mr. Schadler [Principal …

40% Of YouTube Traffic Now Mobile, Up From 25% In 2012, 6% In 2011

It’s hard to get people to concentrate long on anything on their phones and tablets, yet YouTube seems to be the exception. The video service is quickly going mobile, with small screens making up 40% of its traffic now compared to 25% last year, Google said on its earnings call today. In 2011, just …

The Massive Growth In Mobile Media Consumption Explains Why The Mobile Industry Is Refocusing On Content

A recent report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's subscription research service explores these trends and identifies the businesses that stand to gain most from them.<p>We discuss how tech companies, social networks, and app developers are shifting business models to accommodate their growing …

Advertising

2013 App Revenues Projected to Top $15 Billion

Mobile apps have taken their cash-generating prowess to an entirely new level this year.<p>By the end of 2013, IHS projects that the app ecosystem will …

The Mobile War Is Not Over

Let’s step back to January 2007. Do you remember what your job was at that time? I was already an industry analyst covering mobility, and at that time, the space was less fascinating to cover. Back in January 2007, Google had acquired YouTube for $1.65 billion only a couple of months before. …

1 Million+ Apps Later, Apple Says Developers Have Made $13 Billion On Its Platform

The iOS App Store now has over a million apps, which have been downloaded 60 billion times. The news broke this morning at the Apple event taking place at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, when CEO Tim Cook took the stage, prefacing the day’s announcements with a recap of the …

Oculus Rift dev kit to be available soon, consumer model expected to run Android

The revolutionary Oculus Rift virtual gaming system should be making waves when it’s released— it markets itself as the one true virtual-gaming …

Oculus Rift

Six Mobile Myths

Design for the mobile web been a subject of much discussion over the past few years.<p>The sharing of information and experience has helped us all to …

A glimpse at the future of the global smartphone market

In some ways, South Korea is a snapshot of where global smartphone trends are heading. The country leads the world in smartphone market penetration …

Core Values

Get faster with our midsection makeover—no crunches required<p>You probably know that a strong core is key to ­riding better. But you may be surprised that there’s more to your core than just abs, and that relying on crunches alone won’t do the trick. Too many cyclists forget the muscles that cycling …

Workouts

Survey: what do Indian shoppers buy online during Diwali festival? (INFOGRAPHIC)

India’s cashback and coupon site Cashkaro has come up with a user shopping preference study. The study, conducted on the eve of upcoming festival …