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Maximize Your Lunchtime Walk

Lunchtime can be a great time to get in a walking workout. Here are tips to make the most of 30 minutes of walking. In 30 minutes you can cover …

Square debuts thinner credit card reader with more device support

Mobile payments startup Square rolled out a new version of its credit card reader today, which offers some notable improvements over the previous model.<p>Square, which first teased the news yesterday via Twitter, debuted the new reader in a Vine video from Square user Blue Bottle Coffee earlier …

Digital and Social Behavioural Intelligence

IBM: These Are The Top 7 Social Trends That Will Emerge In 2014

Social Business has few advocates of change more vocal than one of its leading protagonists, Michael Krigsman of ZDNet. “With few exceptions, every company will face new challenges, competitors, and opportunities, as our society grows more connected,” he said in a recent article, and called on …

The Scary and Amazing Future of Work

Cubicles with low walls, open collaboration areas, desks and computers assigned as you show up for work. If you need to hold a private meeting or …

Analytics 3.0

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Nonsensical Infographic No. 5, 2009, digital<p>Those of us who have spent years studying “data smart” companies believe we’ve already lived through two eras in the use of analytics. We might call them BBD and ABD—before big data and after big data. Or, to use a naming convention …

Receipts: the digital future

The humble receipt is going digital - and it's about much more than saving paper<p>When Tesco introduced the Clubcard, it was sold to consumers as a way to save money. The message was: collect points, get reductions and sign up to receive offers and information about new products.<p>It was the first …

The Future

This Map Shows The Battle Between The World's Biggest Social Networks

<b>This map from Morgan Stanley is a fantastic insta-snapshot of the world's biggest social networks: how many users they have, where they're dominant, and how fast they're growing or shrinking</b>.<p>The only thing it's kind of missing are the new messaging platforms, like SnapChat, which theoretically pose …

Digital 'is not a strategy'

NEW YORK: Digital is not a strategy, but is rather a tool that supports corporate strategy, according to a leading industry figure.<p>Scott Galloway, …

Customer Experience

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …

REVIEW: Fitbit's New Fitness-Tracking Wristband, The Force

That's really just a fancy term tech wonks like to use when they talk about using gadgets to track everything you do in the real world — how many steps you've taken, how many calories you've burned, how well you're sleeping, and so on.<p>There are a bunch of gadgets and apps out there that promise to …

New iPhones, Microsoft’s Q4 and the Fitbit-Jawbone Showdown

In case you missed anything, here’s a quick roundup of the news that powered <b>AllThingsD</b> this week:<p>Comparing Wearables: Fitbit Flex vs. Jawbone Up and …

T-Mobile

Nike Sharing Its New FuelBand Data With Marketers

Nike hopes to become a vanguard of intimate, sensor-based advertising with the help of its activity-monitoring device, the Nike+ FuelBand.<p>Along with …

Jawbone brings UP Platform to Android devices in latest update

If you’re a Jawbone UP user with an Android device, “feature parity” is the phrase of the day today.<p>The company has just updated its Android app with …

Throwback Tech Cases Will Take You Back To The Future

<i>Editor’s note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech.</i><p>My first cell phone was heavier than my purse, but I carried it like it was the One Ring. Several years earlier, you couldn’t part me from my Game Boy, which, at the time, was just slightly cooler than the new …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

Elon Musk

Foursquare Is Making A Comeback?

Ever since it updated its app this fall, Foursquare users were interacting 60% more often than they did on previous versions of the app. Foursquare users also now spend 30% more time on the app.<p>Here's how Foursquare accomplished the feat: The team discovered it could use a technique called …

Four Square

Get a MyCharge Summit 3000 mobile charger for $18 shipped

This is my favorite power pack ever, as it simplifies every aspect of the device-charging process.<p>This is an update of a deal I wrote about earlier this year.<p>Given how utterly indispensable our mobile phones have become, it's no understatement to say that everyone needs a good travel charger. Of …

Gear & Gadgets