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Black Friday: By the Numbers [Interactive Infographic]

As published on Social Media Today and Business2Community The 2012 results are in, and Black Friday meant large volumes of transactions for U.S. retailers. With the proliferation of mobile computing, much of this volume occurs in the eCommerce space. Our interactive infographic captures this year’s trends and developments. TweetShareShare33 Shares

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Sustainability “Green” Mobile–Such a Thing as GreenMo?

As published on Social Media Today Sustainability “Green” Mobile Movement? This year has been full of great conferences featuring new technologies in the mobile application space. The convergence of Social, Local, and Mobile (SoLoMo) into a unified approach and integrated technology has been called “the proverbial Holy Grail of marketing” by some analysts. Next month in San Francisco, in […]

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Using Social to Prove a Point with an Ornery Industrial Typewriter

As written for Social Media Today Using Social to Prove a Point Cellairis makes what seems like the world’s strongest iphone screens. How strong are these things? So strong that merely tossing ’em off the roof of a building simply wouldn’t be enough. Nay. So these guys locked themselves into a room, racked their collective brain power, […]

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Measuring the World’s Happiness Through Mobile Achievement (Infographic)

As written for Business2Community When it comes to goals and achievement, we humans work in a particular way. We set a goal for ourselves, and when we reach it, dopamine is released and we experience feelings of happiness. Given this, would it be possible to collect happiness data from millions of mobile users? Mobile rewards company Kiip thinks […]

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Blue and Red States Agree on Mobile Bargain Hunting [Infographic]

A recent Rasmussen Report surveying likely voters in both June and July of 2012 found that the economy is the number one issue of concern in the current election. But regardless of political affiliation, bargain shopping is proving popular with everyone. Sense Networks, the original Big Data mobile location company, today announced the results of […]

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Driving Kids to Succeed through Gamification

As written for Business2Community Last week’s TechCrunch Disrupt conference profiled a lot of new and exciting technologies. Most impressive to me, however, are new ideas that meld real-life challenges with technological solutions. Munzee is a company doing just that. Beyond the Virtual, into Reality Taking gaming beyond the realm of the virtual, and making use of real-world […]

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Saya What? The Underserved 3.8 billion User Emerging Economy Mobile Market

As published on Technorati There are around 5.3 billion mobile subscribers across the world, meaning 77% of the world’s population uses a phone. Around 3.8 billion of these mobile users live in emerging economies. Mobile solution provider, and TechCrunch Disrupt start-up Saya (pronounced, Say-yah), wants to be part of that market—the unsaturated part. The company’s solution targets the most […]

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Mobile Ads: Vinny Prefers to Dine, Spicoli Heads to the Spa

Image: muaythaiislife.com The Great Debate Stereotypes of East Coasters and West Coasters have long been the material of late-night spoofs, movies, and cultural commentary. People from the West Coast brand their Eastern counterparts of being uptight and stressed out, while folks on the East Coast perceive them as having a laissez-faire approach to life. The generalizations go beyond mere […]