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Precision Farming Act Would Give Farmers Access To Broadband Internet

Like it’s done for many other industries, the internet is improving the agricultural sector.Farmers are making more use of the internet to access …

Farming

The land grab for farm data

Jason Tatge Contributor<p>Jason Tatge is the CEO and co-founder of Farmobile.<p>Farmers are adopting smart-sensor technologies and connected farm equipment more quickly than ever, stretching each season to eke out greater yield from finite acreage.<p>This rise in so-called precision agriculture has …

What do Monsanto’s Plans to Open Up its Digital Platform Mean for the Agriculture Industry?

Monsanto has made the first move towards building a centralized and open digital platform for farmers to access agronomic data and analysis from a …

10 Bold Predictions For Precision Agriculture

The future of technology in agriculture has never looked brighter, or more confusing than it does in 2016. We at <i>PrecisionAg</i> magazine have been at …

Agriculture

The 2016 #AgCatalyst is Looking for Your Registration

It is the third annual AgCatalyst, an event coordinated by AdFarm. This year the theme is <i>“AgCatalyst 2016: Finding the best possible path to our</i> …

Using Drones to Track Differences Between Crop Varieties

A closer look at one seed and fertilizer retailer’s strategy for managing a soybean test plot<p><i>By Kaylee Fagan, Contributing Writer</i> <i>@DroneDeploy</i><p>When it …

Unmanned Aircraft

What is AgTech?

With global food security, water scarcity, and climate change as major geopolitical issues, <b>Agtech offers hope</b>…<p>Labor automation, bio engineering and …

Farming

Farmobile is plowing an agricultural revolution by empowering farmers with data

Farmobile is finding serious traction with is its model that empowers farmers to make decisions with data.

Victorian Era

DJI announces $15,000 agricultural drone designed to spray crops

DJI is known for its consumer drones; the Phantom 3 series is our recommendation for the best drone you can buy. But the Chinese company's latest model, the eight-rotor Agras MG-1, goes in another direction entirely — it's designed for agricultural use. The primary use of the Agras is spraying …

From Native To Hybrid App Development And Back

Roi Kraus Contributor<p>Roi Kraus is the CTO of LTG Exam Platform.<p>If you’re running an early stage startup, you know how to make the most of limited resources. From getting the most bang out of every marketing buck to jockeying the pace of a small development team, you must execute quickly and …

KMC Announces Release of KMC Commander Internet of Things Platform for Building Automation - KMC Controls - Building Geniuses

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - San Antonio, Texas<p>KMC Controls, a leader in building automation systems, today announced the launch of its …

Internet of Things

Eric Greenberg's Wrap Raises $12.7 Million for New Type of Mobile Storytelling

The company hopes to settle the long-running apps-versus-mobile-Web debate by creating something that is the best of both worlds.<p>The debate of apps versus the mobile Web is a long and frankly tired affair that has raged for years.<p>Apps are potentially more powerful and sticky, but also costly to …

Placemeter Uses Computer Vision To Help Businesses And Cities Measure Vehicle And Pedestrian Traffic

If you own a business, you probably want to know how many people walk into your stores. If you’re a city, you may want to know how many people use a given sidewalk or drive down a certain street. You could measure all of this with some basic sensors or WiFi pinging, but that’s either not very …

VirtualBox

6 Steps Developers Need To Take To Harness The Internet Of Things

With the promise of limitless applications, the Internet of Things has commanded the attention of developers and tech professionals alike. In fact, Google just announced that its new Brillo operating system is designed specifically to position Google as a key player in this burgeoning field. Brillo …

Twitter now lets Periscope users sign in with just their phone number: no account needed

After just six weeks on the market, Twitter has announced that it has added major new features to its streaming video app, Periscope, including the ability to sign up for the service without a Twitter account.<p>The updates, free for all users, were announced in a Medium post a short while ago and …

Social Media

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

We Can't Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership

It’s official: John Deere and General Motors want to eviscerate the notion of ownership. Sure, we pay for their vehicles. But we don’t own them. Not …

Google to websites: Be mobile-friendly or get buried in search results

Google is introducing a new algorithm that affects how mobile search results appear — a significant change that will take anywhere from several days …

Google is making a giant change this week that could crush millions of small businesses

The algorithm will start favoring mobile-friendly websites (ones with large text, easy-to-click links, and that resize to fit whatever screen they're viewed on) and ranking them higher in search. Websites that aren't mobile-friendly will get demoted.<p>About 60% of online traffic now comes from mobile …

Mini Augmented Vision concept brings crazy-looking AR glasses inside the car

At the Shanghai auto show later this month, BMW subsidiary Mini will show off its Mini Augmented Vision concept, specialized eyewear that projects a bunch of relevant information into the driver's view. According to the press release, the list of functions is pretty long: users can see navigation …

Enterprise mobility use cases - United States

— James, CIO, Multinational bank<p>“My responsibility is to keep sensitive health information private and secure.”<p>— Peter, CISO, Regional hospital …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Run a Meeting: Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Brilliant. Passionate. Overbearing. Impatient.<p>Steve Jobs's management style has been described in many ways, both positive and negative. Love him or hate him, there's no denying what he accomplished: Within a short time, he built the most successful company on the planet.<p>Before that, though, Jobs …

Entrepreneurship

10 Important iOS 8.2 Apps

Attempting to get to grips with Apple's already bulging iOS app store is a frustrating and near-impossible job for anyone with a partial interest. New additions cram into what little space there already is with many, many apps going completely unnoticed.<p>If you’re looking to expand your app …

Apps

Internet of Things in Pharma & Healthcare

Internet of Things (IoT) in the health and wellness industry are evolving from a machine-to-machine interaction to that of a person-to-machine …

Internet of Things

The “Momento Pearl” Smart Jewelry Offers A Digital Upgrade To The Keepsake Locket

“Smart” jewelry today largely includes functional gadgets designed for health-tracking functions, or those offering some sort of alerting feature, like rings that vibrate when you receive texts or calls. But now, a new piece of smart jewelry called the “Momento Pearl” is combining technology with …

Wearables And Other Gadgets Aim To Finally Kill Off The Password

Passwords have a big problem: They’re not very secure, and no one likes using them. That’s why you now find Web browsers, password managers, and mobile phones all trying to take some of the pain out of the process.<p>Today’s technology is looking for hardware and software solutions, with the iPhone’s …

Sprint Newsroom | Sprint Newsroom

<b>Employees |</b> Approximately 28,000 employees<p><b>Customers |</b> 54.6 million (as of 3/31/2018)<p><b>FY 2017 Revenue |</b> $32.4 billion<p><b>Headquarters |</b> Overland Park, …

Employment