To understand why Mark Zuckerberg is obsessed with killing the smartphone, you have to go back to a rare public testimony he gave in a Dallas courtroom earlier this year. Zuckerberg was there to testify in a lawsuit between game… Read More ›
Month: April 2017
Amazon introduced its latest Alexa-powered device, a gadget with a built-in camera that is being marketed as a way to photograph, organize and get recommendations on outfits. Of course, Amazon will then try to sell you clothing, too. The new… Read More ›
An advocacy group known for challenging the tech industry on privacy called on the Federal Trade Commission Thursday to investigate media reports that Uber could identify specific iPhone devices even after users deleted the ride-hailing app. Read more at The… Read More ›
Gold-crazed Indians now need nothing more than a smartphone to buy and sell the precious metal. Paytm, the country’s top digital payments platform, announced that users will now be able to purchase “digital gold” through its mobile app. Read more… Read More ›
In May of 2007, a few weeks before Apple’s iPhone hit shelves, Palm founder Jeff Hawkins took the stage at the All Things D conference and unveiled a new gizmo: a “mobile companion” that paired with your phone. It had… Read More ›
New findings were released by Nemours Children’s Health System that show 64 percent of parents polled have used or plan to use telemedicine within the next year for their child. The survey, Telemedicine in America 2017: Parents Use of Virtual… Read More ›
Computer scientists at Rice University in Houston say they’ve come up with a new mapping solution for interior navigational location detection by linking it to existing sensors in mobile devices: the gyroscope and accelerometer. Read more at FierceWireless.
Mattel and mobile game company Etermax have teamed up to take the classic Pictionary sketching game to mobile devices for the first time. The launch will be a big one for Etermax as branded games take on greater prominence in… Read More ›
Could targeted and interactive text messages to Medicaid patients improve disease management and boost primary care visits? That’s something Harvard researchers, in partnership with mPulse Mobile, plan to find out. Read more at mHealthWatch.