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2016 Is the Year Small Businesses Must Develop Mobile Apps

Apps are no longer considered merely a “branding exercise” for small businesses. Business owners are becoming wise to the marketing power a well-designed, intuitive app can bring. From simplifying online purchases to providing easy-to-access information, the benefits are undeniable which is why small businesses must develop mobile apps to stay competitive. Why Small Businesses Must Develop Mobile Apps In previous years, ... Read More »

Is the Mobile App Already Dead? comScore Says We’re Nearing “Peak App” (INFOGRAPHIC)

Barring Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and other hugely successful names, many apps are actually rarely used or even downloaded by mobile device owners. Yet many businesses spend considerable time and resources creating apps to engage customers. A new study from comScore now says we’re nearing the “Peak App” moment, which suggests businesses should revisit their mobile app strategy. Highlights of the comScore ... Read More »

This Startup is Using Salt to Create an Alternative to Nuclear Energy

Creating alternative energy sources is certainly an important task. But it’s not necessarily one that’s going to be popular with investors, given the experimental nature and length of time such a project is likely to take. Transatomic Power is one company that’s working to create cleaner sources of energy. Co-founders Dr. Leslie Dewan and Mark Massie have designed a technology ... Read More »

Is Video Marketing the Future of Education?

The Internet makes our world smaller and our classrooms larger. Have you noticed the rise in online degrees? That’s the university system using a digital format to educate students in certain fields. The Internet itself is kind of like space, with undiscovered planets of knowledge in various corners of this universe.  Except we don’t need a spaceship to travel through ... Read More »

Detroit is Trying to Become the Next Major Tech Hub

0 Detroit isn’t exactly known as a tech hub. But some people and organizations are looking to change that. One such organization is TechTown Detroit, a non-profit business incubator located in an old General Motors factory in the city’s Midtown neighborhood. The TechTown Detroit building is a five-story building currently playing host to about 40 small businesses. And the organization ... Read More »

Is America in the Midst of a High Tech Entrepreneurship Boom?

If you read the business press, you probably think the answer is yes. The popular media is full of stories about start-ups like Facebook, Groupon, Instagram, Linkedin, Snapchat, Twitter, WhatsApp, Yelp, and Zinga. American entrepreneurs are starting high tech companies at a feverish pace, the media experts say. Perhaps you shouldn’t believe everything you read in the popular press. Careful ... Read More »

Facebook’s Messenger Day Is an Attempt to Take on Snapchat Stories

Facebook’s Messenger Day Is an Attempt to Take on Snapchat Stories In an another attempt to take on photo sharing mobile service Snapchat, Facebook has rolled out a new feature called Messenger Day which lets users post illustrated photos and videos that disappear after a day. TechCrunch reported Messenger Day – which reportedly tries to clone Snapchat’s Stories feature – ... Read More »

Review: Amkette Trubeats Sonix T30 is bettering its rivals, by some margin

Amkette Trubeats Sonix T30 is ideal and adequate for causal personal listening Click here for enlarge Portable Bluetooth speakers with compact form factor, multiple playback options and in-built battery are very popular with youngsters. They are easy to carry around, clutter-free to use and work with all Bluetooth-based smartphones, tablets and laptops. Delhi-based company Amkette has a new compact speaker ... Read More »

ZTE Announces Project CSX Winner Is a Eye-Tracking, Self-Adhesive Phone That’s Due in 2017

HIGHLIGHTS The device will have eye-tracking technology The winning entry suggests split-screen technology Entry suggests device will have self-adhesive properties Back in August, ZTE launched Project CSX – its attempt to crowdsource ideas for successful products. The company had asked users to submit their entries and tell the company what devices they want it to build in 2017. In September, ... Read More »

Anup Kumar: India’s kabaddi captain is leading by example

Anup Kumar (second from right) during the final against Iran in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup held in Ahmedabad. Photo: PTI Anup Kumar emerged from the hour-long team meeting sporting an autographed Australian rules football jersey gifted to him by the visiting Australian team. “Jab harte hain to meeting lambi hi chalti hai (when we lose, the meeting lasts longer),” ... Read More »