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Advice - How is it that only a few business leaders and entrepreneurs seem to drive exceptional results and disruptive innovation in this rapidly changing market economy? These few seem more adept at executing market and technology turns, not...
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#NYCTech - FluentU is a new way to learn a language, using real-world videos, like music videos, movie trailers, news, and inspiring talks. You know – those things that native speakers see and hear, but on your level, to help you learn,...
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Tech - "Google it" is a phrase now ingrained into our daily lives. With over 900 million people using Gmail and 11.9 billion monthly searches, Google's dominance in online search is unquestioned. Even though you probably use it everyday,...
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Apps - 1999 - 5 years before Facebook launches, and 7 years before Twitter tweets its way onto the web. British technologist Kevin Ashton forecasts a time in the future where everyday things are interconnected via the Internet, and calls...
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Tech - A few weeks ago on Techlicious, we discussed how a large number of passenger airplanes are vulnerable to hacking through their in-flight entertainment systems. We didn’t have any proof at the time that the plane was vulnerable to...
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#NYCTech - …was an interesting question, and there was a panel, moderated by Melanie Shane, where that very question was discussed for 40 minutes during the Northside Festival in Williamsburg.Shane’s opening salvo: “AI is the last...
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Advertising - Last night, I was flipping through my Instagram feed when I came across a promoted post by a brand. I stopped my routine flipping for just a second longer than normal and then resumed thumbing through posts from friends, brands and...
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Drones - The drone industry is expected to climb to a whopping $8.4 billion by 2019, according to ABI Research. But most of that growth won't come from selling hardware.Instead, it's all the applications and services on top of the hardware...
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Lifestyle - There’s a lot of content available in today’s digital world. As soon as you find an interesting video or link, there are three or four more options available on a side bar on in your News Feed competing for your interest. The net...
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Mobile - We know mobile commerce is growing, but are global retailers keeping up?A recent study by Criteo examines the state of mobile commerce around the globe with some intriguing findings.The US Is Not the Global...
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Advertising - In-app advertising is gaining momentum as the mobile gaming market continues to grow across the globe. The new area of mobile marketing has acquired new focus, forcing the marketers to concentrate on the new trends.Mobile game...
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Tech - Since it's $1 billion valuation in May 2012, digital workspace company Evernote has set on a path to tap into mobile and wearable devices.Evernote, which has raised $325 million in 12 rounds from investors such as T. Rowe Price...
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Business - Nothing may say 2015 more than a company that claims it's "the Uber for drones."While the Federal Aviation Administration figures out how to regulate drones, it continues to approve their use. Nearly 400 "exemptions" have been...
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Mobile - According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Google’s gearing up to enter the mobile commerce game. The search giant will begin showing buy buttons in mobile search pages which will redirect clickers to Google’s own product...
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Tech - All eyes are on Jordan this month as leaders from government, business and civil society come together at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East And North Africa (MENA) with the common goal of creating peace and prosperity in the...
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Apps - We just started regularly using Instagram here at SMC. Though we admit for a while the cobbler’s kids had no shoes, Alex and Nate have generously volunteered to take over and start posting on SMC’s behalf.This little bit of...