Most footage of the Himalayas is from a relatively low altitude. This video shows you the world’s tallest mountain range like you’ve never seen it before: from 20,000 feet. Be sure to watch in high-def.
he economy contracted 0.7% in the first quarter of 2015, revealing the truth behind how tough the start of the year was for the market, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis Friday.
we find that US digital-video advertising revenue from PC- and mobile-based video ads will top nearly $5 billion this year, and grow at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.9%. Total revenue will reach $13.3 billion by year-end 2020, according to BI Intelligence estimates based on historical data from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).
Now it looks as if it's not just the iPhone that is affected. Tests run by Samuel Gibbs for The Guardian found that the bug could also be replicated on Macs, iPads, and Apple Watches — meaning it's possible to crash almost any modern Apple device by sending a single message.
Smartphones are now the third most-owned CE product in the country, trailing only televisions and DVD/Blu-ray players, a key reason why ownership of digital content is now poised to surpass traditional content within the next few years.
According to the report, Amazon has already filed for paperwork to get trademark protection in more than 20 product categories, including milk, coffee, soup, pasta, and water, as well as household products such as razors and cleaners.
Uber, the fast-growing ride-hailing service with a reported $50 billion valuation, unveiled the first renderings this week for a massive extension to its headquarters in the Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco.
The two new adjoining buildings have nearly 425,000 feet of space in total — enough to fit "several thousand people," according to one source familiar with the project. The buildings and walkways between are designed feature a transparent glass design.
Local Projects instead created into a pair of 14-foot rings each built from 10 overlapping LCD screens that can respond to the gestures of an accompanying tour guide to offer real-time snapshots of city information.
Zaha Hadid Architects has completed work on a striking new £11 million (US$17 million) addition to the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Contrasting markedly with nearby Brutalist and Victorian architecture, the modernist Investcorp Building is clad in stainless steel and sees the architect's distinctive flowing style used to great effect.
Once installed, Awair, from San Francisco-based company Bitfinder, constantly monitors the air quality inside the home using a range of sensors. You can set Awair up to track the air quality with different purposes in mind, whether it's focused on reducing allergies or increasing productivity. It will then give you recommendations on how to change your behaviors to improve the air quality for that particular purpose.
The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, increased 3.4 percent to 112.4 in April from a slight upward revision of 108.7 in March and is now 14.0 percent above April 2014 (98.6) — the largest annual increase since September 2012 (15.1 percent). The index has now increased year-over-year for eight consecutive months and is at its highest level since May 2006 (112.5).
In all seriousness, the point of this was, of course, that many marketers these days are a bit obsessed – to put it mildly – with how to reach this new generation. One that is coming of age, entering the workforce and rapidly changing consumer dynamics as we know them.
Google’s senior vice president of products Sundar Pichai today announced that Gmail now has a total of 900 million users at the company’s annual I/O developers conference. That’s up from 425 million in 2012, the last time the company updated its official Gmail users stats. Pichai also noted that 75 percent of these Gmail users now access their accounts on mobile devices.
Domino's could have offered five-minute pizza delivery, and sometimes, without a doubt, they could have pulled that off. But promising something they could do virtually every time earned them a spot on the speed dial of millions of phones.
My email-marketing pet peeves aren't just about aspects of your emails but also how you run your programs and processes. Here they are, divided into two categories, Program Management and Email Practices:
The mermaid show started in 1947. Former U.S. Navy sailor Newton Perry came a year earlier to the then-wild area to pursue business. He cleared the spring, which was full of old, rusty appliances and discarded cars, and discovered a way to breathe underwater with an air hose and a compressor. Eventually he built a theater to start a show in the springs.
Yesterday at the Google I/O conference, Google brought the app store for Cardboard—the sub $5 cardboard adapter that turns a smartphone into a virtual reality headset—to the iPhone. In the process, Google beat Apple to the punch in offering a VR platform on the iPhone.
It’s already pretty easy to go shopping on the web, but Google may have a way to make it even easier. A new “Buy” button is set to make an appearance alongside Google Search results, said Google Chief Business Officer Omid Kordestani at the Code Conference on Wednesday.
The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este and the accompanying Villa Erba auction put on yet another spectacular show at the weekend, with 11 cars selling for more than a million dollars, 34 of the 39 lots on offer sold, and an average sale price of $880,000 per car.
Back at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show, Lamborghini gave the world a look at what a Raging Bull-badged utility vehicle would look like. Lamborghini has now put any doubt to bed, announcing this week that it is moving ahead with production of a luxury SUV.
Russ Bergeron's insight:
I can park it next to my Cadillac Pick-Up truck and 4-door Porsche.
The biggest focus was given to Android M, the new-generation version of Android, which is aimed at making the mobile operating system easier to use. Android M will also include Android Pay, the new digital wallet, and a whole bunch of improvements to app user permissions and privacy.
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