Ivan Yamshchikov

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Immersive Indoor "Rain Room" Where Visitors Don't Get Wet Arrives in Los Angeles

<i>Rain Room</i> is an initiative that explores the combination of art with technology by lending users the ability to control the weather. An immersive experience, people are invited into a “cacophonous interior downpour,” in which they are able to walk through a mystical rainstorm without getting wet. …

Jesse Eisenberg’s new Lex Luthor could be Silicon Valley’s Gordon Gekko

Are we starting to wake up to mixed blessing of tech bros?<p>If you're the kind of person who follows the news or lives attentively in the world -- where numerous jobs have been destroyed by digital "innovation," where tech money has converted entire regions of the country into middle-class-free zones …

Amazon wants air space for delivery drones

Amazon Prime Air project vice president Gur Kimchi used a NASA convention in California on Tuesday to fly the idea of dedicating separate air zones for commercial drones.<p>Kimchi proposed setting commercial drone zones between 200 and 400 feet (61 and 122 meters) above the ground, with a no-fly …

Preview - Fed eyes mixed bag of data as new rate regime nears | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is meeting with the possibility of an interest rate hike squarely on the table, but with a different issue center stage: Is the worst of 2015 over?<p>The United States Federal Reserve Board building is shown behind security barriers in Washington October …

Apple Confirms Vehicles Are Collecting Maps ‘Street View’ Data in US, UK and Ireland

- Jun 10, 2015<p>Apple has confirmed that it has been using a fleet of vehicles to collect street-level images for the “street view” feature in its …

England

85% of India Retailers in 2015 say Email Marketing as Their Primary Channel for Customer Engagement

OctaneGo.com celebrates the ReTechCon (Retail Technology Concave) being organized by RAI by releasing the 3rd edition of its Retail e-Marketing …

eCommerce

‘Pictures are being used for talking,’ says social app’s boss, as he tries to help people understand why children are taking ‘a zillion photos’<p>What is Snapchat? A question asked by a growing number of parents over the past couple of years, as they noticed their children flocking to the social app. …

Apps

How Marketers Are Plotting To Use Neuroscience To Control What You Buy

Ever felt exceedingly pleased with yourself after splurging on a luxury good?<p>Blame marketers, who are becoming increasingly sophisticated and increasingly Orwellian. Case in point: A recent study published in the <i>Journal of Marketing Research</i> used brain imaging tech to test how the amount of grey …

Modernizing Business Process with Cloud and AI

Who, Besides Millennials, Are Marketing Targets

According to a recent Marketing Charts report, marketers are focusing a lot of energy on Millennials; their lives are deconstructed on many different …

Brands Find Power In The Little Data

One could argue that marketing has never been less instinctive – and maybe that’s not a bad thing. For years, decision makers fidgeted and vexed as …

Instagram Surpasses Facebook in Marketing Engagement

In many ways, Facebook has long stood as the golden standard for social marketing engagement and success. But, a new study by Quintly suggests …

Marketing Buzzword Wars: Personalization Abandoned for Relevancy and Context

Consumers expect personalization from marketers, but increasingly they are turned off by the word "personalization" itself.

Customer-Centric Marketing: Listen to your customers if you want to live

In order for a business to thrive, it is imperative to listen to customers. While this may seem like obvious advice, it is worth examining the degree …

Gucci online: old-world tradition meets modern digital marketing

<b>Despite only 5% of luxury brands’ sales coming from online, digital marketing is still vitally important for their success. Tom McNamara and Asha</b> …

Public Relations

Has Social Media Replaced Traditional Forms Of Marketing?

Ask anyone and the answer will always be the same. Ask a traditional marketing person that what are the channels that you should be employing as part …

Mystery of Earth's Water Origin Solved

Instead of arriving later by comet impact, Earth's waters have likely existed since our planet's birth.<p>The water that makes Earth a majestic blue marble was here from the time of our planet's birth, according to a new study of ancient meteorites, scientists reported Thursday.<p>Where do the oceans …

Poll gives GOP's Ernst a 7-point edge in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — Joni Ernst has charged to a 7-point lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in a new Iowa Poll, which buoys the GOP's hope that an Iowa victory will be the tipping point to a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate.<p>Ernst, a state senator and military leader, enjoys 51 percent support …

Meet 5 "Zombie" Parasites That Mind-Control Their Hosts

Hairworms turn crickets suicidal, wasps make spiders spin their last web, and more.<p>Zombies may still be a thing of fiction, but some parasites more or less turn their hosts into the walking dead.<p>These masters of mind control manipulate their hosts from within, causing them to act in …