SnapChat has proven its offering brings this unique value -- with a service that is more akin to a conversation than most digital communications that boast cloud storage.
Goldman Sachs predicts that the Internet of Things (IoT) will connect 28 billion devices by 2020. This is no small number compared to the 1 billion PCs and 6 billion mobile phones out there today.
There's now a technology to replace almost everything in your wallet. Your cash, credit cards, and loyalty programs are all on their way to becoming obsolete.
Most of us tend not to have especially deep loyalties to these myriad tools, so we might have three fitness apps on our device, collecting significantly similar data, but each with different data visualizations or other features that make them unique.
That's right, the app that was once used primarily for nude photos wants to be a legitimate source for news. Snapchat has negotiated some kind of contract that makes it exactly that: a useful source for easy to consume news content.
With 25 billion "things" already connected, the fast-emerging Internet of Things ecosystem is a new hub for mobile innovation and economic growth. But what exactly are all of these gadgets connecting to the web?
Earlier this month, the American Psychological Association released their annual Stress in America report. Not surprisingly, according to the report, millennials are the most stressed-out generation, followed by Gen X.
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Small businesses are poised to harness the power of mobile technology to compete for the best talent. Here's why the odds are in their favor.
You need to create a strategy to reach your customers within the dominant ecosystem or miss engaging with your customers entirely on mobile devices in a meaningful way.
Microsoft's triumph was driven by standards and economics. Corporate IT picked IBM and hence Microsoft. Clone competition drove costs down. Scale and platform effects made PCs and eventually Windows ubiquitous. The iPhone is driven by the consumers. No IT folks pushed iPhones. End users demanded it.
Snapchat is becoming a very complex, deep product. They initially rocketed because there was no faster, more lightweight way of sending a photo. Now their new content channels are hard to find all the way to the right of the app.
Software is already leveling the playing field. If we work together, there's no limit to what we can accomplish in a software-driven world.
Angel investments in Europe are increasing and into diverse sectors. In the latest survey made by European Business Angels Network (EBAN), a total of 7.5 billion Euros have been invested in the early stage market in 2013.
We are undergoing a once in a century transformation and this is the opportunity to scale many new services that will improve the lives of billions in the near future.
Across the Global North, online banking solidifies its dominance and apps like Venmo simplify mobile payments. In the Global South, people with little money to their name struggle to open bank accounts, get loans, and make payments.