Ioannis Agadakos wants to keep you—and your stuff—safe. Agadakos’ research involves using the internet of things in two ways: safely identifying users, and safely tracking their stuff. His solution? An implicit authentication smart system that monitors your behavior and learns… Read More ›
Amazon.com is rolling out U.S. pickup points where shoppers can retrieve items immediately after ordering them, shortening delivery times from hours to minutes in its latest move into brick-and-mortar retail. The world’s largest online retailer has launched ‘Instant Pickup’ points… Read More ›
The Walt Disney Co. secretly collects personal information on some of their youngest customers and shares that data illegally with advertisers without parental consent, according to a federal lawsuit filed late last week in California. Read more at The Washington… Read More ›
The Mobile Now Act, a bill aimed at opening more spectrum for 5G services, has moved one step closer to becoming law after the Senate approved the measure Thursday. Read more at Wireless Week.
After 10 days as the White House’s communications director, Anthony Scaramucci is out. His downfall? A particularly candid late-night phone conversation with New Yorker writer Ryan Lizza. Like mosts journalists, Lizza recorded his call not just for posterity but for proof. After all, it’s hard… Read More ›
A prominent privacy rights watchdog is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate a new Google advertising program that ties consumers’ online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mortar stores. Read more at The Washington Post.
Conductor, a leading global content intelligence platform, announced the launch of its Conductor Insights mobile app, the first mobile app for marketers to conduct keyword research from their mobile devices, enabling them to explore keyword trends, topics, and competition on-the-go…. Read More ›
A judge recently declared as unconstitutional a local Wisconsin ordinance mandating that the makers of augmented reality games get special use permits if their mobile apps were to be played in county parks. Read more at Ars Technica.
Ford has launched a digital outdoor campaign for its new Fiesta model which can display a mobile ad on smartphones belonging to people whom its geofencing technology detects have consumed content that is relevant to the car. Read more at… Read More ›
In a first of its kind study, Urban Airship analyzed the 90-days after first app open for 63 million new app users, comparing retention rates of those who received push notifications with those who did not. Read more at MediaPost.