Microsoft is looking to turn school buses into Internet-enabled hotspots in an experiment that’s aimed at helping students in rural Michigan do their homework. Read more at The Washington Post.
One potential solution for kicking your smartphone addiction: play dumb. Read more at USA Today.
As location-aware advertising goes mainstream—like that Jack in the Box ad that appears whenever you get near one, in whichever app you have open at the time—and as popular apps harvest your lucrative location data, the potential for leaking or… Read More ›
Android user loyalty is higher than iOS users, according to new research from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP). The study also says Android and iOS loyalty has remained steady since early 2016, and has now reached the highest levels yet…. Read More ›
Amazon has started having package delivery personnel take photos of packages that have been delivered, unattended, to a customer residence to confirm to customers that the package was delivered and where it was left. Read more at Mobile Marketer.
Enough. It’s time. You’ve decided to reclaim your morning commute by spending it on something substantive. No more bottomless Instagram feeds and auto-playing YouTube videos for you! Read more at Wired.
With their new mouthguard-mounted head impact monitoring system, Prevent Biometrics hopes to help researchers collect as much data about head impacts as possible. And with that data, they hope to change how athletes and coaches deal with concussions for the… Read More ›
While consumers are using smart home speakers to listen to music and answer questions, they’re also increasingly using them to buy things. Voice shopping is already a $2 billion business and projected to grow to $40 billion within four years…. Read More ›
Libertana Home Health is using Amazon’s Alexa to give residents at one independent living program an mHealth assistant, ready to dispense reminders, check on schedules and contact care providers. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.