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Mexico's Weak Peso Is Good for Business, Especially Tourism

While Mexico’s government grapples with how to help the peso recover from its doldrums, some of the nation’s biggest companies are finding ways to …

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance indicators (KPIs). Founders cannot hope to grow a company in any meaningful way without an almost obsessive focus on its KPIs.<p>Why? Because KPIs, if constructed correctly, give management …

Product Management

Marketing is in crisis, warns BT brand chief

The future of marketing is in an "existential crisis" because it remains under-invested and underprepared, BT's chief brand marketing officer Zaid …

This Famous Pizza Chain Is Being Eaten Up By Its Competition (and the Reason Why Is Very Sad)

Understanding the future means preparing for it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>When you think about having a pizza, what do you do?<p>Do you wonder about what kind of pizza you want? Do you focus on a particular brand, one for …

Pizza Hut

Bringg The Delivery Logistics Platform

Coca-Cola Has Created A New App For Small Retailers

The drinks company is trying to disrupt traditional supply methods with an on-demand app that helps facilitate coke deliveries to small …

Coca-Cola

Blockchain Will Transform Customer Loyalty Programs

Loyalty programs have proliferated across travel, retail, financial services, and other economic sectors. The average U.S. household participates in 29 different loyalty programs, according to the 2015 Colloquy Loyalty Census. The result is a maze of point systems and redemption options, with …

Blockchain

Why Creative Agencies Need to Think Like Consultants in 2017

As marketing becomes increasingly driven by data and technology, ad agencies are having to compete for business against a newfound rival: consulting …

Advertising

Curated resources for your startup

VoilaNorbert aims to help people find anyone email address by only having their full name and company domain.<p>Toptal is a marketplace where start-ups …

Opportunities for machine-learning startups: An investor perspective

Machine learning is a trending topic today and for good reason. It has enormous potential to transform entire markets and industries. But there’s also a lot of hype surrounding the technology. As an investor, I look for four key characteristics that I believe distinguish winners who are …

The Kyon smart pet collar is like an Apple Watch for your dog

In a pet technology market that consists largely of flimsy clip-on gadgets or veterinary surgical procedures, Kyon is introducing a high-tech dog …

The best TV show tracking app

TV consumption used to be fundamental. Before streaming services and over-the-top boxes, you would pick a cable package with a set number of …

Magic Number

Kibo. Hides your messages from prying eyes in any messenger or SMS chat with our secret keyboard

FAQ<p>Getting started<p>I've installed the app, but the KIBO keyboard did not appear in the available keyboards list.<p>To make the Kibo keyboard available, …

BLOCKS | The First Customisable Modular Smartwatch

YOUR DEVICE,<p>YOUR WAY<p>Choose the features you want, to build a device that’s right for you.<p>CUSTOMISABLE<p>Tailor your device to your needs.<p>UPGRADABLE<p>A …

Affordable Airplane Means You Don't Have to Be A Millionaire

With Icon's A5 aircraft, thousandaires can now own a piece of the sky<p>After nearly a decade of rigorous test flights, research and development and …

Airplanes

Luna Mattress Protectors - Premium Mattress Protector Products

A premium brand of mattress<br>protection products<p>Made in the U.S.A <br>Our Product Collection<p>Because not all <b>mattress protectors</b> are created equal<p>The Luna …

Mattresses

Go back in time with retro game cartridges that plug into your smartphone

Remember when video games were sold in cartridge form? If you’re a baby of the eighties, chances are you owned – or at least played – an original …

Star Wars droid BB-8 is real and you can take him home

Robots,Gadgets,Apps,Toys,Star Wars,Star Wars: The Force Awakens,Technology,Life and style,Film,Science fiction and fantasy<p>Robotics company Sphero partners with Disney to make pint-sized version of new Star Wars droid kids and big kids can now own

Robotics

Now available on the iOS App Store

LG Made A Full-Size Keyboard For Mobiles That Folds Into A Stick To Fit In Your Bag

If you ever wanted to stuff a full-size keyboard inside your (big) pockets or bag, then LG’s got your back with its newest product.<p>The Korean company has just unveiled a full-sized QWERTY keyboard for smartphones and tablets that rolls up into a stick for storage and portability.<p>‘Rolly Keyboard’ — …

Gear & Gadgets

Reworking MOON for OS X

I had been planning to do this for a while, but I recently took the time to write MOON for OS X. The goal was to basically port the app over from …

iArrow for iOS

iArrow lets you save locations or coordinates and then find your way (back) to them even if you don’t have an Internet connection. It also has the …

Butterfleye Is A Home Security Camera That Can Learn What Not To Record

Butterfleye is a hardware startup aiming to build a connected home security camera that avoids coming across as creepily prying.<p>In our over-surveilled digital times, putting an Internet-connected eye in your home could mean opening a peephole to unknown third parties. Or create a temptation for …

Home Security

Revolutionary new solar window tech can make any glass pane into a solar panel

If you’re thinking about going solar, we’ve got good news: your options have just been expanded. SolarWindow Technologies announced that their new …

Smart disc makes any surface into an Internet of Things remote control

Add / Remove As more devices join the Internet of Things, products such as Homey and Nuimo have been anticipating a demand for alternative, …

Target Rolls Out New Pilot Program To Track Customers In Stores

The company is testing a network of beacons in 50 of its stores that will be able to tell where customers are in the store and use that information to send targeted deals to their smartphones.<p>Target is rolling out a system of low-powered Bluetooth beacons to meld your physical in-store experience …

Ikea Is Buying Up Whole Forests, and So Is Apple

Ikea bought 83,000 acres of forest last month. In April, Apple bought 36,000 acres. What’s the reasoning behind these retail giants buying their own …