Mobile, Clouds & More

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Drone Commerce, Part 2: Global Internet Access

Examining Google’s plans for drone use from the POV of those who have built things that fly, the software that controls them and large-scale data platforms

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The Expanding (Digital) Universe: Visualizing How BIG a Zettabyte Is

A Zettabyte (ZB) is really, really big. By 2020 the Digital Universe will have 44 ZBs of data. Here are some interesting ways to visualize this vast amount of data.

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Building a Native Mobile App Experience—Without the App

By combining HTML5 and jQuery Mobile with Backbone.js you can provide customers many of the best elements of a native mobile app experience—without the hassle of building and releasing a native mobile app.

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Wickr Ultra-Secure Mobile Messaging: Imagine the possibilities for #mCommerce #BYOD

What if you could use MMS and SMS for BYOD and mCommerce–with military grade encryption–for free?

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Decisions, Decisions… Android, iOS, Windows 8 or HTML5?

The last month has introduced much new food for thought if you are trying to decide which mobile platform to build on first. As a result, it may seem harder than ever to choose your first mobile platform. It is not.

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An Opportunity Missed: The Olympics-as-a-Platform

Combining “Olympic App Competition” with open data and open social media policies would have made 2012 the most interactive Olympics ever.