Imagine a smartwatch that surreptitiously scans your body for telltale signs of disease. Over time, it detects a quiver in your heartbeat — the pattern of a common heart condition. An alert prompts you to seek out further testing for atrial fibrillation, an irregular… Read More ›
Month: March 2018
It’s been a good five years since Apple came out with the iOS 7 operating system that allowed millions of iPhone owners to block annoying callers (and worse offenders) for the first time. Since then, the art of blocking hasn’t changed… Read More ›
If there was any doubt that the proliferation of smartphones has had a significant impact on podcasting, a new report by Nielsen will put that to rest. Read more at MediaPost.
YouTube’s app specifically for children is meant to filter out adult content and provide a “world of learning and fun,” but Business Insider found that YouTube Kids featured many conspiracy theory videos which make claims that the world is flat,… Read More ›
Jason Terry knows he’s breaking the rules, but he can’t help it. In the Milwaukee Bucks’ locker room 75 minutes before a matchup with the visiting Washington Wizards, the veteran guard’s eyes are lowered, in deep inspection of his phone…. Read More ›
Ever downloaded an app through Facebook? Time to check your privacy settings. Read more at USA Today.
With so many smart glasses showing up as prototypes and, sometimes, as finished consumer products, we have to ask ourselves: Where is this all going? Read more at Wired?
Today, consumers only spend $2 billion through voice shopping with smart speakers such as the Amazon Echo and the Google Home. But over the next few years, that amount is likely to soar. Read more at MediaPost.
The FTC is looking into whether Facebook violated a 2011 consent decree concerning how it handled the personal data of 50 million users and how that data was transmitted to Cambridge Analytica without those users’ knowledge. Read more at Bloomberg.
Facebook and Google will receive a combined 56.8% of U.S. digital ad investment in 2018, a decrease from 58.5% last year, as Amazon and Snapchat experience growth. Read more at MarketingDIVE.