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Why Titanium App Development is a Smart Move for Startups Who Need Apps

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Developing mobile applications is a challenge for every professional developer. They need to focus on each elemental aspect, while coding applications that are responsive, functional and compatible. Covering the bases for every feature is not exactly an easy task, even for the most talented developers. That’s why the Titanium application framework has emerged as one of the best for extensive mobile… Read more »


A Look Into the Future: 5G Network Speeds and When They’ll Arrive

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Mobile networks constantly evolve. In the 1980s, when wireless technology began to go mainstream, the 1G (first generation) analog networks supported the bulky, brick-like mobile phones from that era. The 90s saw the introduction of 2G digital networks, when Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) moved mobile phones beyond voice transmission into data and text messaging. Around… Read more »



Google’s Project Tango Phone Renders Real-Time Space-Motion; Is it Inspired by Batman?

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Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” is considered a cult superhero action movie, and–in my opinion–remains the most vivid and mesmerizing cinematic experience of recent years. So what drew me to this nostalgia about Bruce Wayne’s adventures, and what does superhero fiction have to do with the context here? Lucius Fox conceals his phone to map Lau’s location… Read more »


6 Cloud-based Tools For Creating Mobile & Web Apps

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Living in the age of the web, it has become essential to create applications for both the web and mobile platforms. In order to build the best apps, you need the best tools. But, there are many tools available in the market, so it can be tricky deciding which one is the most appropriate. In this post, I have compiled… Read more »


Will Dorsata’s Focus on Data Solve the Inefficiencies in America’s Healthcare System?

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America’s healthcare system is expensive, and part of this is because a good bulk of our spending on healthcare is wasteful. A 2012 report from the Institute of Medicine estimated that the United States loses some $750 billion dollars annually to the provision of unnecessary services, inefficient patient care delivery, excessive administrative costs, inflated prices, prevention failures,… Read more »


CommuteStream Launches Network to Use Mass Transit Patterns to Target Consumers

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This week, Chicago-based CommuteStream launched a platform to offer brands a new way to reach consumers based on commute patterns. Using “Predictive Geo-Targeting” to display content based on individual rider travel routines and preferences, applications that collect transit data can use the patent-pending technology to display locally relevant advertisements to riders using their app. This… Read more »


The Value of a Secret: What Startups Can Learn from Silicon Valley’s Latest Obsession

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Arguably the birthplace of corporate openness and workplace diversity, Silicon Valley has recently been plagued by the whisperings of its startups’ dirty little secrets. Thanks to Secret, the app that allows for the anonymous sharing of messages to one’s networks, the startup world is recently rife with confessions and revelations – none of which can be… Read more »


Keep Tabs On The Olympics With These 5 Apps

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The Winter Olympics come once every four years and only stay for a couple of weeks. Most of the world watches these fierce competitions with dropped jaws and wide eyes as top athletes contort their bodies in crazy tricks and world-record speeds. Unfortunately, the world doesn’t completely come to a halt for these inspiring events, and… Read more »


How to Bring your App to Market

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You wake up in the middle of the night, drenched in a cold sweat. Shakily, you grab a pad and paper and jot down the ideas that are swimming in your head. Overcome by exhaustion, your head falls back to the pillow and you fall back asleep. The next morning, you wake up and read the notepad… Read more »



Looking for Love: 6 Apps to Help You Find a Date Tonight

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Around 44 percent of American adults are single, so there are more than 100 million potential Mr. or Ms. Rights in this country alone. You probably won’t meet them knocking back beers, as only 9 percent of men and 2 percent of women have started a relationship at a bar or club. In the digital age, you’re… Read more »