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Pads Trump Smartphones This Holiday Season
The holiday season will be great for pads and tablets, but not so great for smartphones.
MALT: A New Killer Category
There is an entirely new category of wireless smartphone applications about to be launched, with the potential of making staggering amounts of money…Yet no one has heard about it. Surprise!
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The Big Shift: The End of the Era of Great Invention
We’re moving from an era when inventions paid off to an era when copying and theft makes more money.
Don’t let Snowden overshadow the real cyber threat
“China is stealing intellectual property to boost its economic development, writes Mark Anderson”
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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:02:34 -0800
Factual and Smaato Partner to Improve Mobile Ad Targeting with Rich ...
4-traders (press release)
"Mobile ad targeting has traditionally been a challenge, but by collaborating with Factual, we are giving advertisers an easier, more intuitive way to reach their target audience," said Ragnar Kruse, Smaato CEO. "Factual's Geopulse Audience solution ...
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:47:11 -0800
What's happening to the super-alternatives? Algae- and bamboo-based options
After assessing more than 100 sustainable technologies, Dan Simon felt that algae's potential surpassed the others. However, the President and CEO of algae production company Heliae, based in the USA, realised the biofuel route wasn't going to make ...
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:42:27 -0800
mHealth goes to college
According to the American College Health Association Spring '12 Survey, half of all college students get sick at least once a year, and 22 percent of them end up dropping a class, stopping work on a major research project or receiving a lower grade ...
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:33:44 -0800
The Rise Of VC Content Marketing
In June, Andreessen Horowitz – the $2.5 billion venture capital firm that has invested in such household brands as Groupon, AirBNB, Twtter, and Skype – hired former Wired Senior Editor Michael Copeland to lead its new content strategy. In an October ...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 00:11:46 +0000
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that William H. Janeway has been selected as the Ambassador for Economics by the SNS Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe ambassadors connect global communities and organizations with constructive, results-oriented FiRe initiatives and advise FiRe on topics within their respective focus channels of expertise. Described by The […]
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:55:56 +0000
From NPR and KPLU Radio: The holiday season will be great for pads and tablets, but not so great for smartphones, says Strategic News Service publisher Mark Anderson. Overall, Mark doesn’t think 2013 will end with high sales figures for technology, but there will be a few exceptions. Listen now
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 06:27:00 +0000
This section of the 11/18 SNS Global Report (SNS: “MALT: A New Killer Category”) has been selected as a critical article for others to read, beyond our membership. – mra To read the full issue, become an SNS member today. Click here to subscribe. We are all familiar with the threats China has […]