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Article: Sharing Economy in Japan a No-Go

In Japan, not only have few internet users employed sharing economy services, many have never even heard of them. Japan’s experience contrasts dramatically with data from Singapore and Vietnam......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerApr 21st, 2017

Article: Google Maps Partnership Boosts European Ride-Hailing Service BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar is getting some help when it comes to staying top of mind among long-distance travelers in Europe, with users now able to book rides through Google Maps......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Article: Survey Signals Facebook Slipping in South Korea

Facebook’s status as the primary social media platform in South Korea is waning, according to a survey by DMC Media. But Facebook may be losing out to a friendly competitor—Instagram......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Article: Got a Complaint with Brands? Take It Up on Social Media

A survey of US internet users from Sprout Social found that many aren’t afraid to call out brands when they’re being dishonest or unresponsive......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

In iOS 11, Safari will strip out Google AMP links for shared stories

 Anyone haunted by annoying link cruft will be relieved to hear that iOS 11 will transform Google AMP links back into their original forms when sharing a story from Safari. MacStories Editor Federico Viticci first spotted the change, which appea.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 45 min. ago

Three things that every startup should consider before the fundraising tide goes out

 Now is the time for startups to engage in strategic planning so that future liquidity needs will be met. This article discusses market trends and how debt financing and other protective measures can engineer optionality that can help a startup.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 45 min. ago

Yoga and meditation improve mind-body health and stress resilience

A new research article investigates the effects of yoga and meditation on people by looking at physiological and immunological markers of stress and inflammation. By studying the participants of an intensive three-month yoga and meditation retreat, t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

This Week In Sales: Dragon Quest XI On Top For A Fourth Week Straight

Another week, another top charting for Dragon Quest XI and Splatoon 2. Check out the latest software and hardware sales performance in Japan from sales tracker Media Create. Read This Week In Sales: Dragon Quest XI On Top For A Fourth Week Straight o.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

We Can"t Stop Checking the News Either. Welcome to the New FOMO

An anonymous reader shares an article: Countless studies have shown that social-driven FOMO (fear of missing out) stems from a person's primitive desire to belong to a group, with each snap, tweet, or post a reminder of what separates you from them......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 29 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch: What to expect

Samsung will unveil its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone at a press event on August 23. Thanks to plethora of leaks and rumours, we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the Korean manufacturer. In this article, I will give a lowdown of Sams.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News16 hr. 37 min. ago

Microsoft releases fix for botched Office 2016 patch, KB 4011093

Late last night, Microsoft released a new Office 2016 patch, KB 4011093. According to the KB article, it fixes a bug in the Aug. 1 Office 2016 non-security patch KB 4011051, which left hyperlinks in Excel 2016 non-functional.It also fixes two addi.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News19 hr. 57 min. ago

Please Japan, cough medicine flavoured Kit Kats sound like a terrible idea

Please Japan, cough medicine flavoured Kit Kats sound like a terrible idea.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 hr. 21 min. ago

Guy discovers big brother is his rideshare driver, trolls him mercilessly

It's hard enough finding a rideshare driver during peak hour, but imagine getting your brother, too.  The stars aligned for Praveen Raj, who was surprised to get matched with his elder brother on ride-sharing app Grab, on Tuesday. SEE ALSO: Uber.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 hr. 57 min. ago

Microsoft unveils Project Brainwave, a real-time AI platform running on FPGAs (Mary Jo Foley/ZDNet)

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet: Microsoft unveils Project Brainwave, a real-time AI platform running on FPGAs  —  Microsoft is sharing more details about its plans for bringing its deep-learning platform to customizable chips — a step.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Article: Twitter Feels the Heat in UK Over Response to Abusive Posts

Critics of Twitter in the UK say it’s not doing enough to address threatening and hateful speech. But the platform has rolled out new tools in recent months to combat the problem......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Article: Choices for Food Delivery in China Just Slimmed Down

China’s food delivery market leader Ele.me has already secured the backing of Alibaba. Now it looks to close out the competition by buying Baidu’s platform......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Article: Data Feed for August 23, 2017

A scan of new data from around the world.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Article: Content Marketing Tools Are Becoming More Diversified

Email marketing technology is central to an organization’s content marketing effort, but there’s more to an effective campaign than just an email solution......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Article: Listen In: Are Brand Advertisers Rethinking Their Use of Digital?

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," senior analyst Patricia Orsini and senior director of forecasting Monica Peart discuss whether brand advertisers have been spooked by concerns about brand safety online......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Article: Simon Malls" Chatbot Strategy Delivers Deep Personalization at Scale

Patrick Flanagan, vice president of digital marketing and strategy at Simon Property Group, and Christian Brucculeri, CEO of Snaps, talk about the hurdles associated with building a retail chatbot......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Article: Instagram, Snapchat Adoption Still Surging in US and UK

The shares of the US and UK populations using Instagram and Snapchat at least monthly will rise by double digits in 2017, according to eMarketer’s latest forecasts of social network usage in those countries. But social network leader Facebook&r.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017