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Retail luxury goods market analysis provider Sky I.T. Group has upped its game to provide more buyer behavior analysis faster - and with more user depth. The next BriefingsDirect big-data use case leadership discussion explores how retail luxury goods market analysis provider Sky I.T....
Raspberry Pi()has come up with a computer for $5. Well, even the other Raspberry PIs were not very expensive($20 ~$30). It also attests to the fact that IoT is catching on. It has become so cheap that some magazine (MagPi) gave it away to its readers bundled with the issue.
Other technologies covered were: the huge growth in Internet users from 2B now to the over 5B. This will bring new cultural, political and economic ramifications. Smartphones will continue to be disruptive with newer and newer usage across the world impacting our daily lives. Robotics,...
I arrived early for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here in Las Vegas, in hopes of finding innovations for the Internet of things (IoT) that promise to disrupt enterprise business models. After attending a few pre-conference press events, I must say I’m underwhelmed. ...
Consumer VCs like to make light of the Founders Fund mantra ‘We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.' For those of us working in the enterprise, it's actually the reverse, "They promised us 140 characters, instead we got Workday." Since 2010, SaaS applications were sup...
The follow up article to Welcome to the Age of the Consumer: No Opinion Matters More Now we go into how to take advantage of those essential first few days or even minutes that you have your potential customer’s attention in order to follow through on heightened expectations of ste...
As folks come back from their August vacations, September is poised for another rapid-fire batch of consumer electronics announcements. Samsung, Sony, Motorola and Apple all have major launches scheduled in the next couple weeks, not to mention the IFA show. New smartwatch products are...
The Twitch videogame-streaming service went offline for several hours last night (Aug. 26), possibly as a result of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, which would make it the latest in a series of attacks on online gaming services. A hacker group called Lizard Squad claimed...
New technology enables mobile operators to quickly deliver high-quality audio streaming to subscribers without buffering or stallingOslo, Norway and Mountain View, Calif. - August 28th 2014 - Opera Software's Skyfire unit has added streaming audio optimization as a new feature to Rock...
Capturing the physical world anddigitizing it.Wael Ghonim, a former manager for Google in Egypt, and others used Facebook and Twitter to organize demonstrations throughout Cairo that ultimately forced a regime change.While Twitter, Facebook and YouTube received most of the publicity fo...
Tuesday 26 August, 2014 Boo-Keun Yoon, President and one of the Chief Executive Officers at Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., will deliver the opening keynote speech at 10:30a.m on Friday 5th September, at IFA 2014 in Berlin. In his speech, titled “Bringing Your Future Home,” Mr. Y...
Waterloo, Canada, August 19, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The LCR-Reader from Siborg Systems Inc. is the consumer’s choice model in the popular Smart Tweezers line of handheld LCR-meters. With just a touch and no-set up required, the device is able to determine the type of component and pr...
Headphones don’t care if you’re listening to terrible music while exercising, but a new pair from 50 Cent’s SMS Audio might judge your workout. The company’s just announced BioSport In-Ear, a set of wired earbuds with biometric capabilities to record heart rate ...
Samsung has bought SmartThings, the startup that makes smart-home controllers. While the companies did not disclose the price, sources said the South Korean consumer electronics giant paid about $200 million. SmartThings will continue to be run by CEO and founder Alex Hawkinson and ope...
The USB 3.0 Promotor Group, which is responsible for the development of the USB 3 specification, has announced the completion of the next-generation “Type-C” USB 3 connector, which has been designed to bring the USB 3 standard up to date with the evolving changes in the con...
It’s tough to come up more than a couple reasons why anyone should buy an Xbox One instead of a PlayStation 4 right now. Sure, the Xbox One is a great system with great exclusives (with more coming soon) and a great media hub. But what began as a console with next-gen potential now see...
Enterprise mobility is evolving at an incredible rate and it is hard to keep up with all the changes.  Let me try to get us all up to speed on Motorola Solutions.  Motorola Solutions bought Symbol Technologies (the rugged handheld and barcode device manufacturer) in 2007. &nb...
Sony on Tuesday announced that Share Play will arrive this fall as part of the PlayStation 4′s 2.00 software update. First announced during the PS4′s unveiling, Share Play will let any PSN friend hop into and play your games so long as he or she is a PlayStation Plus subscr...
Welcome to Connected Globe News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  ...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso ...
Frisco, TX, August 11, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Tango Networks, a leading technology provider of Business Mobility Services to service providers, channel partners and enterprises, today announced it will demonstrate its portfolio of Business Mobility Solutions at the CCA Annual Convention Se...
News reports and incidents regarding issues with reliance on cellphones for event, incident or other monitoring and operations activities requiring mobile communications continues to surface. In this context, those responsible for finding, purchasing and using critical hand-held commun...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
Santa Clara, CA, August 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Sensory, Inc., the industry leader in speech and vision technologies for consumer products, is pleased to announce that its pioneering TrulyHandsfree™ voice control technology is featured in the voice-activated Vocca light bulb adapt...
Welcome to Connected Globe News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  ...
Friday 1 August, 2014 The iPhone 5S is no longer Britain's most popular mobile, having been overtaken by the iPhone 5C The LG G3 enters the chart at a respectable 7th place following its launch Apple and Samsung's flagship handsets have hogged the top five spots all year The...
When pricing information for the closed beta of Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming service leaked last month, many PS4 owners were up in arms over prices of up to $30 for 90-day rentals of games like Final Fantasy XIII-2, which sell new on disc for roughly half that price. While So...
At the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year it was clear Microsoft had a problem: exciting new hardware like Pebble, Nest, and various fitness bands were not fully supported on Windows. Companies appeared to be ignoring Microsoft’s platforms in favor of iOS and Android. Thanks t...
Cisco has been ridding itself of consumer products for some time, which is why it was surprising to see Cisco at the International Consumer Electronics Show this year. According to CEO John Chambers, however, the new IoE (Internet of Everything) plan at Cisco is set to change the traje...
New York, NY, July 28, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2015), the leading international conference dedicated to driving the advance of networked consumer technologies, will hold its 12th annual meeting of global communications experts...
Cambridge, 28 July 2014: Spectral Edge (www.spectraledge.co.uk) today announced that it is working together with Colour Blind Awareness, an organisation that raises the awareness of the needs of the colour blind, to trial its new image-enhancement technology, EyeTeq. EyeTeq uses mathem...
David Walters joins as CTO of leading automotive diagnostics provider to help shape delivery of its multi-channel, multi-device strategy.James Bagan comes onboard to accelerate European Sales growth. 25 JULY 2014 - Wheatley, Oxfordshire. Autologic Diagnostics today announced the appoin...
New platform for next.co.in increases conversion rate by 50% and customer satisfaction by 20%Jena, Germany, July 24, 2014 - Indian consumer electronics giant Videocon Industries Ltd. has launched a new online and TV shopping channel for its subsidiary, Next Retail India, based on the I...
UPnP+ demonstration for Cloud and IoT to take place at IBC 2014Amsterdam - 23 July 2014: Global home networking standards group, UPnP Forum, is driving UPnP+ forward, using the Cloud to connect the Internet of Things (IoT) to the things you will have in your home and make those things...
Dallas, TX, July 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Over the last 15 years, John Lee has starred in best-selling fitness DVDs; built cutting-edge training centers and fitness platforms; founded a non-profit organization focused on fitness, health and wellness; created a social media platform to co...
Friday 18 July, 2014 Road safety campaigners are warning that mobile phone distraction will become a bigger killer on the UK’s roads than drink driving by 2015. The numbers of motorists using mobile phones to make calls, texts or social media updates whilst driving has risen t...
Companies collaborate to deliver linguistics recording across multiple devices for comprehensive voice complianceMadrid, Spain - July 17 2014 - Fonetic, the leaders in voice recognition and linguistics analytics for the financial services sector, today announced a partnership with Tang...
Fairfield, CA, July 15, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Linear Solutions, Inc. leaps into Fairfield California Satellite Communications Market...Expansion includes two locations by year end, 2014. Recognizing the need for not just excellent but sustainable customer and client service in the cable ...
From mobile phones and tablets to laptops and desktops, today’s consumers are using an ever-increasing number of devices to access the Web, search for information, make purchases and more. In fact, for the first time in U.S. history, consumers now use smartphone and tablet apps more th...
Los Altos, CA, July 14, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Board of Directors for ADOMANI, Inc. announced today the election of Jim Reynolds to its Board. Mr. Reynolds is a 13-year veteran in the school, commercial and transit bus industry, most recently serving as the President and CEO of A-Z Bus...