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Samsung is still king of (smart) TV sales, but Vizio eyes the throne from second place

During the last quarter of 2013, Samsung and Vizio were far and away the leaders in market share for smart televisions, as well as for flat panel TVs …

iPad Still Dominates in Latest Tablet Web Usage Report

The latest report on tablets and web usage shows the iPad still holds a dominant position. The report from the Chitika online ad network looks at web usage on leading tablet devices during early January of this year – and looks to answer this question:<p><i>With the glut of new devices now in the hands</i> …

Gartner 2013 Tablets Report: iPad Leads in Tablet Sales, Not Market Share

The latest report from Gartner on the worldwide tablets market in 2013 shows the iPad is still the Number 1 selling tablet by quite a big margin, though Android is now the leader in market share.<p>As you can see in the chart above, iPad sales in 2013 outnumber the total sales for the next 4 …

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

Know what the fastest-growing demographic on Twitter is? Or how many new members join LinkedIn every second? The answers will surprise you!<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>If you’re managing social media for your business, it …

The Smart TV App Revolution Is Coming: Here's What You Need To Know

Its next logical destination: the living room, via smart TVs and set-top boxes connected to the Internet. Smart TV apps would represent yet another threat to the struggling pay TV industry.<p>In a new report, BI Intelligence looks at the data and trends behind the TV app market, explains why it's …

Apps

A day in the life of your apps: gaming, health and social

The latest report from analytics company Mixpanel provides plenty of insight into how Americans use their phones and tablets. Using 17 billion Web …

How to get and record cadence information on a spin or gym bike

Tonight, I had an epiphany. Or at least, I had an improvement upon an idea that I had planned for months.<p>One question I get a lot is how to measure …

How To Hire More Engineers In Less Time

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Bryan Schreier is a partner at Sequoia focusing on consumer and enterprise companies. He represents Sequoia on the boards of Dropbox, Hearsay Social, Inkling, Qualtrics, Thumbtack and TuneIn among others. Follow him on Twitter @schreier.</i><p>Got 990 free hours?<p>Not likely. Yet that’s how …

Indulge Your Way to Self-Discipline

Want to form a new worthy but less than pleasant habit like going to the gym? A new study suggests you should try pairing it with a guilty pleasure.<p>New Years is approaching so you’re probably already starting to think about resolutions and what worthy changes you should make to your life in the …

How Two Women Entrepreneurs Revived An Old Fitness Concept

Creating a consumer craze has always been an efficient and effective way to help new products reach the mass consumer market, especially in a personal consumer products industry that is responsive to fashion and faddism.<p>As discussed in a book I co-authored, The Seven Principles of WOM and Buzz …

EB13: New Wahoo Segment iPad App Lets You Virtually Bust Strava Segments on Trainer

The new Wahoo Segments iPad app ties into Strava and lets you find any segment, anywhere, and view any person’s time on that segment. Then, it lets …