How often have you checked your social media accounts today? Feeling unplugged is a problem for many people. This infographic from mylife.com illustrates how people are addicted to social media, and what they rather do than give up their Internet lifeline.
Two out of three people are afraid they’re missing something important on email, Facebook, Twitter, or other accounts. In the same survey, three out of five people wished there was a solution to monitor their various communication options.
This infographic is based on the survey by Harris, and conveys a growing trend—social media overload...
Wired How Foursquare Is Forcing Social Networks to Check In or Check Out Wired I spoke with Dash prior to the keynote session he hosted here at the South by Southwest Interactive conference on Monday, where his interview subject was none other than...
The 19th century was a century of empires, 20th century was a century of nation states and the 21st century will be a century of cities...
This outstanding infographic (courtesy of postscapes.com) begins with some information about our current state of urbanization.
Did you know that 1.3 million people are moving to cities each week?! It then explains the need for smart cities and delves into what is required to establish these intelligent connected environments, how the smart city may take various forms in the developing worlds and what specific technologies are necessary to achieve such grand goals in practice.
Mobile phones are already well on their way to replacing cameras, cash, maps, remote controls, handheld gaming systems, boarding passes, tickets, cash registers, calculators, notepads, and much more. And they’re becoming globally ubiquitous: 1.6 billion phones were shipped last year; and by the end of this year, 1.4 billion smartphones will be in use.
So the question is not so much what smartphones can do, it’s what can’t they do. And the strategic imperative for organizations is to understand how they are going to meet the challenge of that change.
A week after sharing its vision of the top 15 emerging technologies, Forrester shared its view of the near future of mobile in analyst Thomas Husson’s report, released today.
Here are the top 10 implications for mobile, according to Husson:
Mobile applications can be one of the best ways to keep your consumers engaged with your brand as they are on the move. But first you have to decide whether or not you actually need it. Here’s how to make that decision.
Restaurant chain Olive Garden is making location a major focal point in a mobile advertising campaign to get consumers to try out a line of low-calorie entrees. Olive Garden is using a few different advertising creatives to drive ...
Everplaces Offers Location-Based App Builder To Businesses, Bloggers ArcticStartup Last night Everplaces announced they're offering a new B2C app builder to business and bloggers who wish to create their own location-based app.
Hadoop was named after a toy elephant, sounds like a Dr. Seuss character, and it's the hottest thing in big-data technology. It's a software framework that makes short work of a tall task—managing really big data.