Its proximity to the sea makes The Philippines extremely susceptible to natural hazards. On average, eight or nine tropical storms make landfall each year, posing significant risk to the national economy and to the livelihoods of the most vulnerable populations. In 2013, for example, Typhoon Haiyan decimated 1.1 million tons of crops, including 33 million coconut trees, and wiped out the productive assets of coastal families that depend on agriculture, including coconut farmers.
Recently, the UK's National Crime Agency launched a new campaign designed to educate families about the dangers of sexting.
Marketing can be one of those disciplines when tactics and strategies vary greatly based on the industry your business is in. Some businesses prefer traditional media, direct mail and face-to-face personal selling.
Because we believe that every entrepreneur is a mobile entrepreneur, I am hosting a series of webinars for entrepreneurs with Mobile Future where you can learn more about building the A team - not just top-shelf skills, but also how to attract, compensate and retain great talent.
The Echelon Asia Summit was started back in 2009 with the goal of bringing Asia's top startups, innovators and investors into one conference hall. I got to attend this year's summit, listen to the speakers, speak with delegates and sit down with startup thought leaders in Asia.
After watching the DARPA Challenge and observing the rapid advances of computing, artificial intelligence and sensor technologies, I see Rosie from The Jetsons being very close to reality. These technologies are all advancing at exponential rates. And exponential technologies can be deceptive. Things move very slowly at first, but then disappointment turns into amazement.
Your customers are inundated with messages every day from friends and family, work colleagues, and a slew of marketers trying to cut through the clutter. Bank notifications, news updates, and fitness tracking also land on the mobile phone.
If you've been following the trends lately, you know how important mobile - specifically mobile advertising - is for your business. It's vast. It's growing. And it's surprisingly underutilized as an ad platform.
It's a wild world out there in cyberland and after years of struggling to come up with viable financial plans to keep themselves afloat at a time of immense disruptive change to their traditional business models, along comes news that the online goal posts have once again shifted.
Here are the Top 10 Game Changing Tech Trends that I think deserve special mention. Every business must embrace mobility as a new business model. Mobile transactions, content, offerings, business processes, customer engagement and security will create a more agile mobile enterprise.
How do you know exactly how many calories sirloin steak and mashed potatoes has? Or the nutritional value and breakdown of carbs and fats of your Sunday brunch? Anthony Ortiz, the CEO and founder of Fitly, may have the answer with SmartPlate.
Nowadays, there truly seems to be an app for everything. Whether it's having your dinner delivered straight to your door with a push of a button or scheduling the nearest personal trainer to come to your house for your leg day workout, the mobile space doesn't cease to impress.
That mobile is the new buzzword is no surprise. News and content consumers want their regular fixes on the go, everywhere, all the time, and newspapers are having a hard time keeping up. So the Innovations report offers papers the following advice to jump on the mobile train before it leaves the station.
Now we are about to experience another leap forward -- in the next five years almost every human will be connected by a device to the net. Only those under one may escape being connected, although many of them will no doubt be playing with their parents' devices.
We're already in graduation season and Father's Day is quickly approaching. That means everyone's looking for the perfect gifts for dads and grads. In the rapidly growing technology industry there are hundreds of wonderful options for gifts, finding the right one for the celebrant can be tricky since it's such a crowded field.
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