Unlike their western counterparts, we have seen these developing countries - with their young, increasingly tech-savvy populations - moving straight to new technologies, including wireless, mobile and app usage.
I entered the gates of Pumpehuset, a historical music site in the heart of Copenhagen, sporting my backpack and rubber shoes.
There seems to be a health app for everything. Sleep better, train for a marathon, stick to your medication schedule -- there's nothing you can't do when you've got a smartphone. But with more than 100,000 health and wellness apps available, the options can be paralyzing.
The shift from a product to service-based economy will also allow us to enjoy more resource-efficient services, while decoupling things like CO2 emissions from economic growth.
How does connectivity create new business or career opportunities for you? How might you capitalize on connectivity-as-a-business model to start up a new venture?
There is no doubt that the mobile web is going to grow in cultural and economic significance. Smartphone penetration in China has already climbed to 87 percent, which is above the global average of 78 percent.
Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't. But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets.
While record investment and innovation has positioned the U.S. atop the global mobile leaderboard, we will soon be catapulted into a completely new and groundbreaking frontier in wireless: 5G.
So what should we expect from the leader of this "new" Google? Here four things I think he should focus on as he takes the helm.
In 2014, 33% of U.S. travelers used their smartphones to book flights hotels, transportation, and tours. And most experts say that number is only going to grow, as more and more travelers turn to their iPhones and Androids to book travel.
Coworking spaces have been popping out all over the world but one brand has been building its presence around the world, the Impact Hub.
The college students of yesteryear packed their laptop computer and a graphing calculator when they went off to school in late August. Today's tech-fo...
Sometimes I am shadowboxing with a powerful opponent that I can't see, feel or understand. It is a mindless and undeterable attitude that reacts to me automatically based on a set of data I don't know and that has no interest in my unique perspective.
My team and I interviewed Queery Founder Hayley Thayer about the LGBTQ mobile app. In 2014, Thayer founded and incubated Queery in a graduate communication course in intimacy and technology with the aim of disrupting online dating experiences.
Those companies that become most effective at communicating and connecting with today's top talent will not only be acquiring the best leaders of tomorrow, they will also be acquiring a better way to connect with the hearts, minds -- and wallets -- of tomorrow's most powerful group of potential customers.
The proliferation of mobile phones and the findings above prove that there's never been a more opportune time for major mobile players to create business models designed for long-term social impact and business expansion. And someday the two will be inseparable.