Hillel Fuld

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10 Steps to Creating an Engaging Digital Experience

In order to be effective, websites need to be multifunctional in design. They need to be built like a house: protecting against the elements, providing a comfortable living space with ample storage, meeting basic needs, etc. Your website should be designed to improve user acquisition, lift …

UX Design

To Build Trust, Brands Shouldn’t Interrupt the Intimacy of a Mobile User’s Experience

Fitting perfectly into the theme of Marketing In An Interruptive World put forth by Adweek and Bloomberg Media at a business breakfast last week, …

Advertising

How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping ECommerce

Discover how artificial intelligence is shaping eCommerce today. The age of AI and machine learning is upon us. Don't let your business get left …

eCommerce

AI Won’t Change Companies Without Great UX

As artificial intelligence algorithms infiltrate the enterprise, organizational learning matters as much as machine learning. How should smart management teams maximize the economic value of smarter systems?<p>Business process redesign and better training are important, but better use cases – those …

Artificial Intelligence

Why a user onboarding startup chose product redesign over growth

Product redesigns are never easy. While your developers and designers are taking your product apart and putting it back together again, they’re not …

Product Management

Flytrex lands $3M to make drone delivery a thing

When Amazon’s Jeff Bezos first talked about delivery by drones back in 2013, I scoffed that it was nothing more than PR fluff. The kind of future-gazing publicly listed companies do to help keep the share price afloat and reassure investors that they remain relevant.<p>But fast-forward three years and …

Drones

France is the first to use drones for its national mail service

It's no longer surprising to see postal services experimenting with delivering mail using drones. However, France is kicking things up a notch: its national mail service will be the first to deliver packages by drone on a regular route. DPDgroup, the express courier subsidiary of the mail service, …

Future Drones Will Fly as Silent as Owls, as Steady as Bees

Want to know what drones of the future will look like?<p>So does David Lentink, editor of Interface Focus, a journal that, as its title suggests, looks …

Drones

Ford studies using drones to guide self-driving cars

Ford Motor Co. is studying a system to use drones to help guide self-driving vehicles, including on off-road adventures, company officials said.

Transportation

Watch: This drone can detect humans and follow you around

DJI’s Mavic Pro folds to the size of a water bottle.<p>Since the Federal Aviation Administration opened its drone registry at the end of last year, sales of small unmanned aircraft have skyrocketed.<p>In December 2015, sales grew five and a half times from the previous year, according to NPD Group’s …

Drones

Here’s what we now know about Amazon’s secretive drone delivery program

Thousands of items on Amazon will be available for drone delivery.<p>Jeff Bezos shared a video Wednesday of a successful fulfilment of an Amazon order delivered via drone in the U.K.<p>It’s clear Amazon fully intends to move forward with drone delivery and will likely continue to collaborate with Trump’s …

Amazon

The 21 coolest tech startups in Israel

Israel continues to produce an impressive number of highly successful tech startups for a country with a population of just 9 million people.<p>The Middle Eastern country is sometimes referred to as "Startup Nation" thanks to the sheer number of entrepreneurs building businesses there, particularly in …

The company behind these pocket-sized military surveillance drones just got bought for $134 million

The Black Hornet is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.<p>The leading maker of thermal imaging sensors, Flir, bought a Norwegian drone maker for $134 million, the company announced Wednesday.<p>Flir acquired Prox Dynamics, which makes the Black Hornet, a tiny nano-drone used by the military and …

Drones

Apple could be using drones to improve Apple Maps data

Apple is putting a lot of effort to improve its Apple Maps data and design. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the company plans to use drones to track changes and improve mapping data over time. It would apparently be faster to use a fleet of drones rather than vans with sensors.<p>Apple …

Maps

DJI’s biggest competition in drones is itself

The company has released four drones in six weeks<p>Two years ago, I was chatting with a very smart venture capitalist about an investment he was making in the drone industry. The hardware side of the drone business would be quickly commodified, he told me, and the real value would be collected by the …

Drones

The future is here: Drones are delivering Domino’s pizzas to customers

It’s a brave new world—for pizza.<p>For residents of the town of Whangaparaoa in New Zealand, Domino’s pizza is now just a short drone delivery away. The company announced today that it delivered its first pizzas to actual customers using drones, after testing the service out this summer.<p>To order a …

Zipline raises $25M as it prepares to launch drone delivery medical supply service in U.S.

Zipline drone<p>Zipline, a San Francisco Bay-area company that’s using drones to deliver medical supplies such as blood, (and soon, medication and …

Corrected: Analysis - Consumer drone business stumbles, but commercial markets beckon

(Rewords paragraph 6 to make clear that retailers gave additional discounts on DJI drones in story released on Nov 11, 2016)<p>SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The fledgling drone industry is in the throes of change as weak consumer demand and falling prices drive startups to shift their focus to specialized …

DJI improves the performance of its largest drone

DJI sure seems to be squeezing a lot out of the final months of the year. While other hardware makers are working to push holiday gifts out the door, the company is making some upgrades to products that likely won’t end up under too many trees this December –though flying into them is another story …

Drones

Alphabet Taps Brakes on Drone Project, Nixing Starbucks Partnership - Bloomberg

The latest Google drones have just started taking flight in the real world. But the team behind the technology is slowing down, trimming headcount …

Drones

Viber follows Messenger, launches Public Accounts for businesses and brands

Viber, the messaging app with 800 million users owned by Japan’s Rakuten, is today taking the next step in expanding its platform as it seeks to compete against the likes of Facebook’s Messenger and WhatsApp not just for audience — but revenues. Today, Viber is launching Public Accounts, a new …

Messaging

Can Drones Safely Mix With Airplanes?

By<p>By 2025, the Federal Aviation Administration plans for drones to be flying along airplanes over the U.S. But full integration of manned and unmanned aircraft might prove more tricky than Congress expected.<p>Posted November 7, 2016

Drones

GoPro is recalling the Karma drone after just 16 days on the market

GoPro just issued a press release announcing the recall of the Karma drone. It just happened to be while the United States is watching the election results roll in. The press release is below. Customers can view return instuctions here.<p>The Karma drone was on the market for 16 days and GoPro says it …

Drones

GoPro Karma Review: This is the drone for GoPro diehards

M<p>eet the Karma, GoPro’s eagerly awaited quadcopter. The Karma is capable, packable, and easy to fly. And because it uses GoPro’s best cameras, the picture quality is superb.<p>In the end, GoPro is a camera company that made a drone. The Karma drone is first and foremost an accessory for GoPro cameras …

Drones

MyHeritage launches DNA testing service to help you uncover your family’s history

The popular online genealogy service MyHeritage today announced the launch of its MyHeritage DNA service for helping its users uncover more about their family’s history and ethnicity. Users who take the test, which currently costs $79 (plus shipping), will get a detailed ethnicity report that will …

Genealogy
World News

Intel unveils a drone made for aerial light shows

Intel isn't just using drone swarms to show off its robotics prowess -- it's building a business around them. The chip maker has unveiled the Shooting Star, a quadcopter drone tailor-made for light shows. Its companion software automates the animation process, telling the drone horde where to fly …

Parrot brings fancy follow-me features to its Bebop 2 drone

With a price tag of $550/£440, Parrot's Bebop 2 drone is aimed at budding pilots who want more than a toy, but can't justify spending four figures and up on a flying camera. The problem with getting something in between, though, is you can't expect all the features of more expensive drones. There …

Synereo raises $4.7m to meet its 'blockchain promise'

Synereo announced a grant project inviting developers to build decentralised applications for its platform.<p>Synereo, which is developing a …