In September 2007, 75 students walked into a classroom at Stanford. Ten weeks later, they had collectively amassed 16 million users, $1 million dollars in advertising revenue, and a formula that would captivate a generation. The class—colloquially known as “The Facebook Class”—and… Read More ›
Day: February 4, 2018
Apple users haven’t been spared in the great computer chip debacle. The U.S. tech giant has confirmed that all its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown. Read more at… Read More ›
This year, local ads on mobile devices sold by pure-play mobile providers will hit $19 billion, according to a new forecast from BIA/Kelsey. In addition, traditional media players will sell another $3.1 billion in mobile ads in 2018, the research… Read More ›
A warehouse worker reaches for a high shelf, a wristband wrapped around each arm. The company-issued wearables track the location of every product the employee handles while occasionally vibrating to guide their movements. The gadgets aren’t in use in any… Read More ›
Amazon’s Alexa is now able to send SMS messages to a contact in a user’s smartphone. At launch, text messages can only be sent with smartphones running the Android operating system in the United States. Read more at VentureBeat.
Tailored and Interactive Text Messaging Improves Chronic Condition Medication Refill Adherence in Medicare Patients
According to the findings of a new three month study, tailored and interactive text messaging are powerful tools when it comes to boosting chronic condition medication refill adherence in Medicare patients. Read more at mHealthWatch.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted to update the country’s wireless emergency alert system, aiming to ensure that local officials only sound alarms on Americans’ smartphones when those citizens are truly in harm’s way. Read more at Recode.
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has come out against the Trump administration’s desire to nationalize a secure 5G network. Any 5G plan would require FCC approval, leaving the future of the Trump administration proposal in serious doubt. Read… Read More ›