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Artisanal, Reluctant Branding Pioneer, Dies at Age 474

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Artisanal</i>, a word that fought early in his career to ensure recognition of craftsmen for their …

Gamification the Next Step for Clean Tech Marketing?

Gamification, which is frequently referred to as the use of game mechanics, such as points, badges, leaderboards and challenges in non-game settings, …

Pizza Hut delivery app for Xbox 360 and Kinect lets you gesture and yell for food

Microsoft and Pizza Hut are planning to release a new app on Tuesday that lets hungry gamers order food straight from their Xbox 360s, reports <i>Polygon</i><i>.</i> The pizza delivery service will arguably make things easier for people that are too engrossed in the action to order over the phone, online, or …

IN PROGRESS

On March 10, 2016, Digital Signage Connection launched a new website. We are still in the process of migrating the content from the archives of our …

16 of the Coolest Smartphone Connected Appliances (list)

If you only use your smartphone for texting, Tweeting and playing games, you’re missing out. Thanks to an influx of new high-tech appliances, your …

frog

COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

The Next Wave In Branding: Merging Experiences Across Markets

It’s time to start thinking strategically about designing user experiences for interconnected ecosystems like health care, argues frog’s Fabio Sergio.<p>User experience–also known as UX–is often referred to as the sum of all interactions with a brand’s products and services. In today’s connected …

Dropbox, Spotify, Gmail, Skype: Are We In A Subscription Bubble?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ezra Galston is a VC at</i> <i>I2A Fund, a young entrepreneur at</i> <i>Foundation Capital, a Kauffman Fellows Finalist and a second-year MBA student at Chicago Booth. He focuses on early-stage technology investments. Follow him on Twitter @EzraMoGee.</i><p>It seems like nearly every tech business has …

All eyes on the sharing economy

WHY pay through the nose for something when you can rent it more cheaply from a stranger online? That is the principle behind a range of online …

LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

LinkMe is an LED smart bracelet that connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and displays SMS and social media updates in text that scrolls across your wrist.<p>Smartwatches and smart bracelets promise convenience – it’s easier to glance at a device on your wrist than it is to dig out your buzzing …

Ecosystems Rule Over Products Now. Here’s How Samsung’s Designers Are Coping

In order for designers to navigate the complex ecosystem of digital platforms, they’ll need to master business modeling and become comfortable working across disciplines, says Samsung’s design chief, Sunghan Kim.<p>A few days before I grabbed a beef chilli lunch in London with Sunghan Kim at Samsung …

Innovation

Moving from closed to open digital ecosystems - the case for compatibility

Just as we have genetic and ecological connections, we also live inside digital networks. Networks of networks, even. The internet. Some of these …