Mobile Trends & Tech

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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5 New Ways to Target Facebookers with the Contact Info You Already Have

We recently learned how Facebook advertisers will soon have the ability to target advertisements based on the email addresses and phone numbers they already have. Inside Facebook first announced the news and it’s since then been confirmed; the relationship between Facebook users and a business’ customer base will be bridged. While full details on how this feature will […]

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Human-Influenced Search – Interview with Blekko CTO, Greg Lindahl

As published on Technorati Human Touch Data Years ago the federal government launched a project where they had millions of documents that needed to be assessed and then declassified. It was much too large a job for human curation, so a method needed to be designed and implemented that would assure one hundred percent accuracy […]

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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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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 […]

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So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star? reKiosk’s Social, Self-Publishing Solution

As published on Social Media Today The 1967 Byrds classic song, “So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star” includes a memorable verse: “Sell your soul to the company/Who are waiting there to sell plastic ware.” And that’s the way it was for so many artists for so long. With digital, Apple, adaptivity, […]