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Internet of Things and the Modern Value Chain

IoT-driven supply chain<p>The article explores the benefits of implementing modern best practices and designing digital, IoT-driven supply chains to …

Six Ways To Define Your Internet Of Things Strategy

By 2020, an estimated 50 billion devices around the globe will be connected to the Internet. Perhaps a third of them will be computers, smartphones, tablets, and TVs. The remaining two-thirds will be other kinds of “things”: sensors, actuators, and newly invented intelligent devices that monitor, …

Get Ready for More Mobile Ads on Your iPhones as Apple Launches New iAds

Apple is finally showing it is serious about mobile advertising. Its iAd business has gone through several iterations and struggled, and the company …

Majority Of Digital Media Consumption Now Takes Place In Mobile Apps

U.S. users are now spending the majority of their time consuming digital media within mobile applications, according to a new study released by comScore this morning. That means mobile apps, including the number 1 most popular app Facebook, eat up more of our time than desktop usage or mobile web …

Airlines are mobile but responsive design is not on the radar [INFOGRAPHIC]

The majority of the world’s top 50 airlines (76%) have a dedicated mobile website but none are using responsive design according to a study.<p>The …

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Responsive Website v. Native Mobile App

Depending on your designer and the size of your website, a responsive Web design often takes far less time to create then does a mobile app since there’s no app store approval or extensive guidelines to follow as compared to what Google Play, the Apple app store and the Windows Phone app store …

Point Your iPhone at Something You Like, and Amazon's New App Buys It

Amazon just keeps making it easier for you to buy everything on the web. If the company continues to have its way, you'll never need to go to the …

InMobi Goes Native

[caption id="attachment_40528" align="alignleft" width="156"] A mocked-up app showing the native ad unit, encouraging users to download the Deer …

How Mobile Is Bridging Brick and Mortar’s Data Gap

Smart marketers know that offline marketing techniques like in-store promotions, events, and free samples are powerful techniques for delighting customers and driving sales. The challenge? There’s limited data to prove it.<p>Meanwhile, the Internet has spoiled us. Thanks to tools like Google Analytics …

Mobile Is The Future Of Everything

I recently had the chance to interview Sunita Kaur, Director of Asia for Spotify (full interview coming soon) and I walked away convinced more than ever that the future of everything is mobile. The day is soon coming when using a desktop computer that resides in a large box and is attached to a …

Automatic Album Maker Moment.me Launches A New Service For Mobile Event Websites

Apps that help users make sense of their ever-growing photo collections through automatic organization and curation would seem to make sense, and offer a service people need. But over the past year or so, we’ve seen these types of startups fail, pivot or simply stagnate. Everpix is no more, for …

iBeacons Aren’t Just For Retail: Placed Lets You Use Them As iPhone Quick Launchers At Home

There has been a lot of talk about iBeacons since they launched with iOS 7 last fall, but much of the focus has been on how they benefit retailers and add to the in-store shopping experience. They have a much broader range of potential use, however, and part of that is consumer-focused, too. Placed …

Starbucks iPhone App With Digital Tipping And Shake-To-Pay Now Available

The Starbucks mobile app with digital tipping options, previewed last week, has arrived in the App Store. iPhone users can grab it now, and get the new digital tipping option if they’re based in the U.S., plus a feature where you just shake your phone to bring up the barcode baristas need to scan …

How to Actually Succeed on Google+

“Our philosophy and strategy is platform agnostic, so, it can tie into many different platforms,” said Curtis Midkiff, Director of Social Engagement at the American Red Cross.<p>According to Midkiff, this philosophy is to craft a visually focused story about the Red Cross and to engage with people …

More leaked evidence suggests Amazon really is preparing its own smartphone

Dating back as far as 2012, there have been rumors claiming that Amazon is preparing to launch a smartphone. Most of these rumors have been all talk and no real substance, but things have certainly started to heat up recently.<p>Early last month the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that Amazon was actually …

eBay appoints MediaCom as media planning and buying agency for EMEA region accounts worth €100m

eBay has appointed MediaCom as the lead media planning and buying agency for EMEA, estimated to be worth €100m in total, with the UK accounts …

Square to replace its digital wallet app with one that lets you order dinner

Square pulled its Wallet app from the App Store Monday in order to make way for something new: Square Order. With Wallet, you could check in to a restaurant and pay your bill using just your name. With Order, you can still pay, except now you can select your artisan grilled cheese while en route to …

iBeacon is set to change the way Londoners shop. Here’s why

iBeacon is about to change the way Londoners shop.<p>Stores in London’s huge Brixton neighborhood will begin using iBeacons in conjunction with the so-called Brixton Pound, a cryptocurrency created to encourage locals to spend their cash at stores within the community. The ambitious project will …

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REPORT: Apple Is Already Developing Its First Smart Home Devices

Although Apple unveiled its HomeKit platform for developers at this year's WWDC, the company is now working on actual hardware products for everyday users.<p>Gurman's sources haven't specified exactly what types of devices Apple is working on, but they did reportedly say that the connected home space …

Hands on with Project Tango, Google's wild shot at making devices see the world

Today at Google I/O we spent some time at the Project Tango booth; if you’re not familiar with Tango, it’s a new technology Google is working on that will allow phones/tablets to give “human-scale” sense of space and motion.<p>Project Tango was born out of ATAP over a year ago with the very first …

Mobile Apps or Mobile Web? Both, Sometimes.

The mobile Web isn't dead yet, in part because people who use apps often use the Web at the same time.<p>People are spending an increasing amount of time using apps on their phones, at the expense of the mobile Web. That’s worrisome, says Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon.<p>Could be.<p>But before you write …

Africa's mobile boom powers innovation economy

<b>Innovation is happening all over Africa in all different sectors, from education to energy, banking to agriculture.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessIs tech saving the music industry?Business travel in hi-tech faceliftCan tech combat modern slavery?Battery technology playing …

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Kontakt.io Begins Pre-Orders for WiFi-Enabled Cloud Beacon

Beacons have the potential to radically change how we interact with physical stores, and Kontakt.io believes it has the best products to lead the charge. The company today unveiled its latest device called the Cloud Beacon, which comes with a crucial new feature: Wi-Fi connectivity.<p>Most …

Gadgets - DGiT

Choosing the right iPad in 2018<p>Frederick Blichert2 days ago<p>Each iPad has different features that help it stand out. Want to make sure you're picking …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …