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Apptimize lets your team do mobile A/B testing with just a couple clicks

Nancy Hua used to make millions of dollars a year as an algorithmic trader, she but left to start Apptimize, which she believes is the “larger opportunity.”<p>Apptimize helps companies perform mobile A/B testing for iOS and Android. Today it announced it has closed $2.1 million in seed funding and has …

10 Ways to Pay Using Your Mobile Smartphone

<i>Jon Norris is a freelance content specialist for audience.io and writes for the Fueled blog. This post comes courtesy of Fueled, a mobile design and development company based in New York and London.</i><p>The mobile wallet dream may still be a way off for the average consumer, but a cashless and cardless …

Apple keeps its options open with patent for iBeacon- & NFC-compatible secure payment system

While it seems likely that Apple is intending to eventually establish iBeacon as a wireless electronic wallet system, rather than the existing NFC system commonly used in parts of Europe and Asia, a patent filing published today incorporates both protocols. It also allows for other forms of …

Shopkick testing iBeacons in 100 American Eagle locations in largest roll out yet

Deals and rewards app Shopkick is continuing to push support for Apple’s iBeacon technology adding 100 American Eagle Outfitter locations (<i>via GigaOm</i>) to its iBeacon test bed.<p>Shopkick previously introduced iBeacon support, or shopBeacon as it brands it, to select Macy’s retail locations ahead of …

Hershey and 3D Systems team up to make 3D-printed chocolate candy

The chocolate in the candy aisle could soon begin to look a lot weirder. 3D Systems announced today that it will partner with the Hershey Company to develop "innovative opportunities" in 3D-printed food. The multi-year agreement will have 3D Systems working with Hershey to come up with new ways of …

3D printed pizza is coming sooner than you think

For some odd reason, pizza always seems to be at the forefront of emerging technology. It was the first food you could buy via online ordering, the …

Watch This Freaky Gyro Cube Balance Perfectly, Defying Gravity

All Google wants for Christmas is a bunch of scary ass robots. Clearly, the big ticket items under the tree are Big Dog and the rest of the Boston …

Augmented Reality Is Almost Everywhere

There is less difference between our work and home devices, our tablets and our mobile phones. They are not meant for “work” or for the “home.” We just use them wherever we are. The idea of a balance or even the concept of an enterprise hardware manufacturer seems quaint.<p>The difference, really, is …

Analysts Expect 3D Printer Shipments To Grow Ten Times Before 2017

Hardware analysts at IDC are estimating that 3D printer shipments will grow 10 times in the period between now and 2017. Printers, once the provenance of hackers and engineers, will soon be household commodities.<p>“Print is extending beyond output on media to the creation of an actual object, and …

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Machine Learning as a Service: Swift IQ Predicts the Future

Swift IQ belives Machine Learning as a Service (MLaaS) will become a key market in the near future as more providers look to integrate predictive …

HP’s 3-D Printer Is a Marvel That You Probably Won’t Own - MIT Technology Review

There’s an inescapable aura of science fiction surrounding 3-D printing. If we can already print medical implants and jet parts, surely household …

Check out this connected water sensor that makes its own power

Here’s a nifty project running on Dragon Innovation’s crowd funding platform. Driblet, a Wi-Fi connected water sensor that recharges its battery …

Why Apple's 'indoor GPS' plan is brilliant

Nearly a year and a half ago, I predicted that Apple was hatching a "secret plan to kill the cash register." Now that plan has a name: It's called …

First Data Quietly Buys Payments Startup Clover; Launches Point Of Sale Platform For Merchants

Last year, payments processing giant First Data quietly acquired Andreessen Horowitz-backed mobile payments startup Clover to help the company expand into point of sale for small businesses. Today, First Data is debuting its point of sale platform to small and medium-sized businesses, Clover.<p>As …

New tool lets you visualize just about anything in 5 minutes (maybe less)

There’s a new web tool called Raw that makes it really easy to do some advanced visualizations on data in just a few minutes. (Hat tip to Nathan Yau …

Digital Marketing Transit Map

Know where you're headed<p>Digital territory is wide and complex. To plan and manage effectively, you need a firm grasp on operational areas, …

Digital Marketing

5 Ways Cities Are Using Big Data

New York City released more than 200 high-value data sets to the public on Monday — a way, in part, to provide more content for open-sourced mapping …

Big data for Smart cities – How do we go from Open Data to Big Data for Smart cities

<i>Note: This is a long blog. You can download pdf version here Big Data for Smart cities: How do we go from Open Data to Big Data for Smart cities ..</i> …

My course on Big Data algorithms for Smart cities at City science – UPM (Madrid)

<b>Background</b><p>After a year or so, I have made some progress on the idea of Big Data algorithms for Smart cities and I will try and elaborate here in this …