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Emerging Trends Travel Startups Should Know About

The most successful travel startups will be the ones that are tech savvy, responsive to customer needs, and have the ability to remain flexible as …

The future of UX design

User experience design is often thought of as a new or emerging concept in Web design and app design. However, it has been around long before it was ever given the name “user experience.”<p>While the birth of the Internet didn’t focus at all on user experience or even design for that matter, as the …

UX Design

5 New Travel Startups Building Businesses Around Travel Hacking

This week we turn to five startups that represent an ongoing trend of travelers searching for hidden deals, hotel rooms to rent for a few hours, or …

Combining UX Design And Psychology To Change User Behavior

Have you ever wondered why your users do <b>not interact with your product the way you hope</b>? Persuading people to perform a particular action, like …

UX Design

From Airbnb: The Real Value Of UX Research

UX research isn’t about proving users hate carousels; it’s about embracing uncertainty, Airbnb’s Matt Gallivan writes.<p>When you spend your days studying how people use products, your intuition around such things gets pretty well-honed. You start to see patterns and themes. You reach a point where …

Meet 10 cool, young startups in India waiting to be funded

The media are full of stories about startups getting funded. But it’s equally important to bring to the limelight those that are yet to be discovered …

Startups

13 Asian Startups To Watch In 2016

2015 was an eventful year for the tech industry in Asia. Funding started to flow in India, which is expected to become the world’s second-largest Internet market soon, while many tech companies in China, South Korea, and Southeast Asia also hit key milestones. The following is just a tiny sample of …

The unicorns of China: 11 Chinese startups you need to know

The Chinese startup space is largely dominated by investments from two behemoths: Amazon equivalent Alibaba and internet giant Tencent. The two have driven up valuations of Chinese companies, many of which are similar to startups on the list of American unicorns.<p>Here are some of the most valuable …

Venture Capital

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer talks about the hardest parts of her job

Speaking at the Fortune Global Forum on Tuesday in San Francisco, Mayer explained:<p>"I think of leadership as listening," she says. Her mentor Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google's new parent company Alphabet taught her that her "job as an executive is to set a vision, listen to the team and …

EBay Finalizes Sale Of Enterprise Unit As Magento Relaunches As An Independent Company

In July, PayPal split from eBay, ending a 13-year marriage between two technology companies that had grown together to be worth more than $30 billion each. While shareholders watched that corporate divorce with great interest, eBay also used the opportunity to shed itself of some other weight, …

eCommerce

5 New Travel Startups Redefining the Model for Car Rentals

Car rental companies say they haven’t felt any pain from the ascent of new car rental startups or peer-to-peer car rental apps, but that argument …

1,000 Sign-Ups Before Launching a Product

In the middle of May 2015, I’ve launched my <i>“Minimum Desirable Product”</i>, the story of launch and initial validation can be found here.<p>At the moment …

The real reason Quirky, a startup that raised $183 million, went bankrupt in 6 years

There's been a lot of buzz covering the story of Quirky failing this summer (and filing for bankruptcy this week). It usually reads something like "venture backed company burns through mountain of cash without real business" or some other such garbage. I've found myself thinking a lot about the …

Apple is not following Jobs' script and that's OK

“Who wants a stylus? You have to get them and put them away, you lose them. Yuck. Nobody wants a stylus.”<p>It was 2007 and a still-robust Steve Jobs …

Building Smart City Security

Steve Durbin Contributor<p>Steve Durbin is managing director of the Information Security Forum where he focuses on strategy, information technology, cyber security and the emerging security threat landscape.<p>As urbanization intensifies and public sector technology initiatives advance quickly, the …

A Transforming Design For The New Bauahaus Museum

This concept for Dessau’s new Bauhaus museum features rotating sections that transform the space into a movie theater, concert hall, and more.<p>Although Walter Gropius’s famous “School of Building” was started in Weimar in 1919, it wasn’t until the Bauhaus moved to its second home in Dessau, Germany, …

Why every member of your team should be a UX expert

Building a culture of User Experience (UX) awareness requires education and leadership. You’ll need some buy-in from employees across the different teams to get them to believe that they should care about UX, even if it’s not part of their core job description.<p>UX is by nature multidisciplinary. It …

UX Design

Stupid things founders say about UX

<i>Yaniv Tross is the CEO of Tross Creative House, a creative agency for tech, based in Tel Aviv, Israel.</i><p>User experience (UX) meetings are usually pretty passionate affairs. That’s not surprising when your dear product is being challenged inside and out.<p>It’s like that friend who points out flaws in …

Product Management

The UK is testing out roads that charge electric cars as they go

LONDON — A trial in England is hoping to significantly boost the range of electric cars by introducing roads that can charge the vehicles as they …

Study: More People Use Uber, But Lyft's Users Are More Engaged

In the race for ride-hailing domination, Uber is far in front. But Lyft, its second-place rival, may be catching up.<p>Lyft’s users (that is, people who have the Lyft app downloaded on their phone) are more likely to open the app than Uber users are likely to open the Uber app, according to an …

Lyft

The Future Of The Web Is All About Context

Falon Fatemi Contributor<p>Falon Fatemi is founder and CEO of Node.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>2016 Will Be The Year Of The Sales Stack<p>Imagine a world where search engines proactively send recommended articles, people and companies to their users — and all of these recommendations are extremely …

Amazon Flex could be a new way to get your packages, report says

In Silicon Valley, one of the best sayings goes: Better to disrupt your own company, before someone else does it first. That may be the strategy in …

This Single Mom Got Fired, Started a Gym, and Is on Track to a Billion in Revenue

Ellen Latham went from being a fired as a single mother to co-founding Orangetheory Fitness, a multi-million dollar company. Here's how she did it.

Intel's 3D memory is 1,000 times faster than modern storage

Intel and Micron unveiled a novel new kind of non-volatile data storage device during a press conference on Tuesday. The chips, dubbed "3D XPoint" (pronounced "cross-point"), are being touted as the first new class of "mainstream memory" to hit the market since 1989. These new chips could soon …

Google Unveils “Purchases On Google,” Which Are Basically Buy Buttons In Mobile Ads

Google today announced a new feature called Purchases on Google, which will make it easier for consumers to buy products directly from mobile search ads.<p>The Wall Street Journal first reported that this was in the works back in May, with Google confirming the broad strokes of the news later that …

How to Make More Money on Every Sale Starting Now | Inc.com

<i>Do you want fries with that?</i> That one question is considered by many to be the single most profitable statement in all of commerce. Probably is. Unfortunately, the wording does not translate well in business-to-business sales.<p>Upselling has a generally negative connotation in today's …

B2B

The future of cards in Web design

According to The Complete Guide to an Effective Card-Style Interface Design: “The best card design is simple. It also features a rich content experience. For a successful card-style project, both of these elements must be present. But there are plenty of other design techniques that can add to …