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Emerging Technology
Four Vastly Different Industries Primed for Wearable Tech

As published to Entrepreneur Wearable technology got its greatest initial growth in the fitness industry, and it’s come a long way since 1984’s Casio’s Databank calculator watches. The true line of demarcation was introduction of 2008’s original FitBit, with true industry validation and surge generated by the Nike Fuel band in early 2012. Three years later, […]

Business Intelligence
A New Wave of HR Technology Is Disrupting the Market

As published to Entrepreneur There’s a pattern in the lifespan of human resources (HR) technology companies of the past two decades: they get gobbled up. The pioneering firms in HR technology from the late 1990’s to early 2000’s were mostly acquired by bigger enterprise companies in need of a few product parts. IBM acquired Kenexa, Oracle […]

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Study: California Tech Giant Stock Buybacks Fueling Income Inequality

As published to The Huffington Post A new study published in an article by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporterGary Cohn, are based on the research of former Harvard economist William Lazonick. Lazonick examines how large, publicly traded companies spending a significant portion of their net income on stock buybacks instead of reinvestment, may be exacerbating America’s […]

Social Media Tools
Real-Time Social Fan Data–Here at Last?

A company well known for delivering an easy-to-use, self-service social marketing platform enabling marketers to create campaigns on Facebook and Twitter in minutes, now promises to deliver social data just as quickly. Social marketing software company, OfferPop announced its new Integrated Social Marketing (ISM) platform that, for the first time, allows marketers to unlock real-time, actionable […]

Emerging Technology
Blow Out the Candles: The “GIF” Turns 25

GIFs. I was using them a lot in ’06 on my MySpace, but hadn’t thought about it much since. As it turns out, the image format turned 25 years old recently, and the “grown up” GIF is enjoying a resurgence of popularity. The GIF’s new notoriety is partly the result of faster computers and improved bandwidth, paired with popularity […]

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5 Cool Ways to Use the Modern GIF

As published on Business2Community GIFs. I was using them a lot in ’06 on my MySpace, but hadn’t thought about it much since. As it turns out, the image format turns 25 year old right about now, and the “grown up” GIF is enjoying a resurgence of popularity. The medium’s new notoriety is partly the […]

Emerging Technology
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Emerging Technology: The Best of CES 2012

Emerging Technology I didn’t go to CES this year, am told it turned out to be the largest on record, despite a slow economy and the lack of any hugely anticipated announcements or unveilings.  But Business Insider has a good article on the all the emerging technology showcased at “Best of CES.” Here’s the emerging technology that […]

Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

Based in San Francisco, he can be contacted via his social channels and at: andrefbourque@gmail.com

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