Milos Radovic

357 Flips | 15 Magazines | 65 Likes | 78 Followers | @milosradovic | On a mission to inspire people -- Digital Business Developer at Swisscom -- Lecturer for #Mobile and #DigitalMarketing -- Co-Founder @wetalkdigital

74 Things That Blew Our Minds in 2017

The Atlantic’s science, technology, and health reporters learned a lot this year.<p>This past year, reporters on <i>The Atlantic</i>’s science, technology, and health desks worked tirelessly, writing hundreds of stories. Each of those stories is packed with facts that surprised us, delighted us, and in some …

Great Depression

Microsoft launches new healthcare division based on artificial intelligence software

Microsoft is setting up a new healthcare department at its ­Cambridge research facility, as part of plans to use its artificial intelligence software to ­enter the health market.<p>The computer giant has created the division as part of its commitment to “transform healthcare” using technologies such …

Artificial intelligence will change our world

Johannesburg - Medicine will look and be practised differently in the future.<p>Already, digital health and, in particular, artificial intelligence are …

Is blockchain tech the missing link for the success of IoT?

Blockchains use a decentralized network to support online transactions, a notion that was proven with the rising popularity of Bitcoin – the technology’s first true application. With a distributed nature, it is basically a self-powered ledger that meticulously maintains the same immutable record of …

Blockchain

Vocalytics analyzes your body language to make you a better public speaker

Vocalytics, one of the many projects that came out of our Disrupt SF hackathon this weekend, wants to make you a better public speaker.<p>The project uses machine learning to analyze videos of your performances and gives you feedback on your body language. The team trained the system to look for your …

Instagram is growing faster than ever

Instagram appears to be picking up new users faster than ever before: the company just announced that it’s hit the milestone of 700 million monthly active users. It’s the shortest time Instagram has ever taken to add 100 million to its total.<p>Instagram launched in October 2010 and didn’t reach 100 …

How to Bridge Marketing and Sales in Your Buyer’s Journey

Content marketing isn’t a nice-to-have these days; it’s an incredibly effective and necessary tool. Whether it’s increasing brand recall with an …

Google’s new AI solution will help make Android phones smarter

Google is always looking to improve its mobile services, and its latest efforts will see the company turn to a new method called “federated learning.”<p>…

Attack of the apps

Robbie Forkish Contributor<p>Robbie Forkish is VP of engineering at Appthority.<p>It seems like a fair trade: Get your favorite mobile apps for free, be shown annoying ads in return.<p>But that’s not all you’re doing in return. In reality, this trade has you giving up a great deal of personal information. …

Apps

Amazon Seeks To Recapture Music Fans With New Streaming Service

Today, Amazon announced the debut of an on-demand music-streaming service called Amazon Music Unlimited. With a subscription model like Spotify and Apple Music, Amazon will charge standard subscribers $10 per month; for Amazon Prime subscribers, just $8 a month; and for users of its Echo devices, …

Microinteractions: the secret of great app design

The best products do two things well: features and details. Features are what draw people to your product. <i>Details</i> are what keeps them there. And …

Why mobile designers must focus on creating 'micro-moments'

Start with the questions, trending searches and terms customers really use in each moment. This helps you decide what to invest in and also how to market against what users are trying to do.<p>Starting with intent also helps you understand how to address the questions people ask most. Ask yourself, …

UI Design

Smartphones next big thing: “Pre-Touch”

Androids and Windows Phones and iPhones rejoice, the next big thing you didn’t know you wanted but now need is almost here. Pre-Touch. A system with …

Material Design towards the Dark Side on Wear 2.0

Color is one of the peculiar aspects of Material Design, one that takes part in the expression of its <i>bold, graphical, intentional style</i>. The ink that …

Drop partners with Bosch to let users monitor their oven remotely

This could actually go a ways toward easing my obsessive dial checking on the way out the door in the morning. Drop, they of connected kitchen scale fame, is partnering with Bosch to bring an added layer of connectivity to the German appliance maker’s kitchen devices.<p>The deal, announced at IFA in …

Smart Homes

Conversational chatbots are yielding superior user interfaces

It may be hard to believe all the hype out there about chatbots – if only because there’s just so darn much of it out there right now to believe. But I’m here to attest that bots are not just a fad. Based on the early returns we’ve witnessed since developing one to use with our community of sports …

Chatbots

This Tiny Drone Can Be Your Streaming Eye in the Sky

BERLIN — If you want a bird's eye view of the world, you can now turn to a drone that's smaller than most birds. Next week, drone maker Mota starts …

After 9 years, the smartphone boom is finally over

Now, just over nine years since the introduction of the iPhone, it looks like the boom is over.<p>Data from analyst firm IDC released this week suggests that smartphone market growth will only be up 1.6% in 2016 versus 2015, with 1.46 billion phones sold. In 2015, it was up a solid 10.6% versus 2014. …

Tim Cook

12 beautiful apps that just won Apple design awards

Apple is all about style, so to win a design award from the company is a pretty big deal indeed. A total of 12 Apple Design Award winners were …

These are the lasers that will knock out terrorist drone swarms

The laser weapons of the future will stop swarms of land, air, and sea targets with pinpoint precision and the speed-of-light.<p>"We have all the core pieces now to be able to put together laser weapons systems," said Rob Afzal, a senior fellow with Lockheed Martin's Laser and Sensor Systems division …

Prototypes

CITI: 10 innovations that will completely change the future of the global economy

We can't become more productive without new technology, strategies, and markets — and huge innovations can create economies all to themselves, according to Elizabeth Curmi, an analyst at Citi Global Perspectives and Solutions.<p>New innovations like the internet of things and electric cars are …

World Economy

Calm down. Apps aren't dying.

No, the app business isn't dying.<p>Newly published research suggests that app downloads are dramatically slowing both in the United States and abroad, …

How Blockchain Technology Could Change The World

There’s a lot of hype in the air about blockchain technology at the moment. A recent World Economic Forum report predicts that by 2025 10% of GDP will be stored on blockchains or blockchain related technology. This means it’s probably something which everyone involved in business should take notice …

Blockchain

Dlodlo's V1 promises VR in a slim form factor (hands-on)

The lightweight headset features a 2,400x1,200-pixel display, a 105-degree field of view and works with your smartphone.<p>Dlodlo, pronounced "dodo", is the latest company entering the virtual reality market. The Shenzhen, China-based company showed off its new device, the Dlodlo V1, at an event in …

Start A Fire

Program Amazon's new Dash button for tasks, not products

I have a trio of Amazon Dash buttons scattered around my house to lend a hand when I run low on flushable wipes, whey protein powder and dish soap. There's really no downside to trying them out, since the online retailer reimburses you for the device after your first purchase. Amazon's latest Dash …

Naked Labs enters the fitness tech fray with body-scanning mirror

What if your reflection in the mirror could tell you to get your lazy butt back to the gym? We have the technology.<p>A San Francisco startup called Naked Labs began taking preorders for its 3-D body scanning system today.<p>CEO and co-founder Farhad Farahbakhshian says the company’s Naked 3D Fitness …

San Francisco

Self-Driving Delivery Robots Are Coming To A Sidewalk Near You

You’ve heard of self-driving cars. But what about smaller autonomous vehicles?<p>Dispatch, an early-stage startup, announced on Wednesday that it has raised a $2 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz to build delivery robots that are smaller than humans. These mini-vehicles can deliver …

Virtual Reality: Die Potenziale für den Online-Handel

Die Revolution Virtual Reality (VR) nimmt immer mehr an Fahrt auf. Insbesondere im Bereich Gaming und Marketing sehen viele Branchenteilnehmer enorme …