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Why You Need to Consider Investing in an Enterprise App Now

By | Sep 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Enterprise apps have become increasingly more commonplace in the business world because they’re specifically designed to help companies make the best decisions and solve their problems as easily as possible. But if you’re a small business owner and you don’t yet have an enterprise…

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5 Powerful Ways Big Data Is Transforming Oil and Gas Operations

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 9:00 pm

The oil and gas industry is one of massive proportions – from the equipment to the decade-long projects to the billions in revenue. No one knows mega projects better than this industry. So, how are they effectively managing billions of dollars, high-risk projects, remote…

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UK Copyright Extension Is “A Direct Assault” on 3D Printing

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 9:31 am

A recent UK copyright law extension that applies to “artistic works” that are industrially manufactured is, according to Rick Falkvinge, founder of the UK’s Pirate Party, “a direct assault on the 3D printing revolution.” The extension will be for designed objects like furniture: Previously, these…

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3 Creative Ways to Advance Your Omni-Channel Retail Business

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm

For a successful company, every platform, every avenue is a sales opportunity. A retail business can’t afford to bury their head in the sand any longer. Whether you are a charming seaside boutique or a large departmental store, you need to have an omni-channel…

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Tech Is Changing These 3 Processes in the Home Loan Industry

By | Aug 5, 2016 at 11:00 am

Mortgage rates are at near-historical lows. Even without the far ranging impacts of the recent Brexit (which the market is slowly correcting for), now is a great time for people who need to get or refinance a mortgage. But surprisingly, very few people are…

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Eye-Interaction Technology Is Transforming VR and AR

By | Jul 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Eyes are vital to interaction. There is no more powerful social interaction than when eyes meet. From staring down opponents to eyes meeting across a crowded cafe, being able to look into another’s eyes — or even looking at a shirt you’d like to…

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David and Goliath: The Battle Between E-cigarettes and the FDA

By | Jul 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm

E-cigarettes have become hugely popular over the years as people start using them instead of tobacco. It is estimated that global sales are increasing by 25 percent annually, a dream product for entrepreneurs around the world as global sales hit US $6 billion this…

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Why Are Companies Still Rejecting Remote Work?

By | Jul 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Technology has brought many innovations to the workforce. From the increase of work and productivity apps, technology has helped the workplace move forward in a variety of ways. But even so, there’s still a significant amount of companies that are still rejecting the possibilities…

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To Make Money, Online Publishers Need to Offer a Trial Period

By | Jun 30, 2016 at 9:45 am

Digital news has a revenue problem: ads are dropping off, and subscriptions are down now that everyone expects high-quality news for free in their Facebook feeds. Adding injury to this previously existing injury, Facebook itself is optimizing its feed to focus on items shared…

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The App Slowdown Isn’t Happening Anytime Soon

By | Jun 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm

When it comes to tech, trends are constantly changing. And with the uncertainty of the industry, it’s possible that many brace for the worst to happen – just in case. For the app industry, there is some concern that the sway of popularity could…

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On-Demand Services and Domination of the Sharing Economy

By | Jun 23, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Business and the economy have been impacted greatly by the Internet and digital trends – with everything from e-commerce markets to user engagement trends being dictated by digital trends, it’s important that businesses understand how to use this information to their advantage. But how…

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Inside America’s Emerging Gig Economy [Infographic]

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Today’s work climate has created an influx of emerging trends. From the rise of remote working to freelancers, the economy has created the gig economy – an economy that places emphasis on workers taking control of their work and guiding themselves through business without…

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Your Guide to Creating the Right PR Campaign in 2016

By | Jun 3, 2016 at 11:55 am

PR is an ever-changing medium. It has to be to keep up with the many industries and environments that it encompasses and in today’s connected world, those changes are more rapid than ever. PR trends come and go, some rise to sit firmly within…

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Are Bots Good for Business?

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm

One of the latest trends in technology have come from the emergence of bots. From Facebook to Google and Amazon, projected bot projects are beginning to line up the market. But as much as the tech community is excited for the emergence of bots,…