As smart phones increasingly become the focus of the shopping experience, the primary role for brick and mortar retailers is often degrading into that of a showcase for shoppers who want a physical connection with products -- before they purchase at lower cost elsewhere.
Alexander Calder's hanging mobile Snow Flurry is one of his most popular works. The delicate white kinetic sculpture is reminiscent of snowflakes. It comes from the artist's own collection and has been widely exhibited.
Putting together a social strategy can get confusing, costly and time consuming.
Just about a year ago, in December 2011, the one-millionth mobile app was released. That's a whole lot of apps, and the number has only grown throughout 2012 -- and will continue to do so in 2013.
Summary of fact: people are more mobile and social and spending more of their time connected that ever before. And yet so many businesses, notably in the B2B space, have customer service and support organizations that are not ready for the mobile, social, and hyper-connected era.
There's no denying it: mobile devices are revolutionizing the way our students access higher education.
Will Facebook's new partnership with Apple's iTunes keep the Wall Street love flowing? Facebook's stock rose last week on the promise of a rosy mobil...
Every election cycle, we hear about the divide between urban and rural voters. But what I see most often in my rural backyard is opportunity -- supported by new technologies that have begun to eradicate the distance penalty that used to limit economic success in rural America.
Despite the certainty of the success of m-commerce, there are still a handful of companies that have been slow to invest in the technology. Why is this when the evidence suggests that ignoring it could result in lost sales, and ultimately leave them 'left behind'?
By Noah J. Nelson When a game requires a joystick, virtual versions just don't cut it for me. The same is true for tilt based controls for racers a...
Within this bitterly contested presidential campaign are at least three valuable lessons for anyone who wants to win by becoming the favorite choice in their market.
Voters used to be the ones obsessing over details of a candidate's personal life. Now the tables have turned. Campaigns research the personal lives of the voter.
Lady Gaga's Little Monsters online community, designed by Backplane, quickly attracted a million unique visitors soon after launching in July 2012. Without relying on Facebook, Lady Gaga is able to host a specific interest, purpose-driven global community.
Nipping at Google's heels. That's what U.S. federal agencies and some foreign governments have been doing. But the issues they've looked at are trivial. It's time we all looked at the larger ones.
s it unlawful for Google to collect and organize vast volumes of information about you, your family, and your business and then to use that information to try to alter your behavior? Nope. Is Google a threat to our civil liberties? Yep.
As good as Google is at providing information, it should not and must not be allowed to conduct business as usual. It must and will eventually be regulated, just as the phone companies and credit bureaus are regulated. Fundamental civil liberties issues are at stake.