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Running a $500,000 Retail Empire by iPhone

It took 20 years for web commerce to bring on the shopping mall apocalypse. The next transformation will happen much faster.

GOOGLE’S SELFISH LEDGER IS AN UNSETTLING VISION OF SILICON VALLEY SOCIAL ENGINEERING

This internal video from 2016 shows a Google concept for how total data collection could reshape society

Copywriting matters: Boring brands, take note.

Inspiring the internet to suck less, one website at a time. Nishi is on a mission to showcase & celebrate websites that aren’t plagued with business jargon, and talk to you like they’re a human.

Average Email Campaign Stats of MailChimp Customers by Industry

There are a lot of numbers in MailChimp’s free reports on email and marketing automation, but you might be wondering how your email-marketing stats compare to others in the same industry. What kind of open rates should companies like yours expect? How many bounces are too many? What’s an acceptable abuse complaint rate? The more context, the better.

What Everyone Should Know About RSS Feeds

Perhaps you’ve seen text or image buttons on various websites inviting you to “subscribe via RSS.” Well, what does that mean exactly? What is RSS, what are RSS feeds, and how do you get them to work for you?

This ‘Gray Hat’ Hacker Breaks Into Your Car — To Prove A Point

Cybercrime is expanding beyond computers and cellphones. Cars, washers and dryers, and even toasters are going online — an evolution of technology called the Internet of things.

10 IoT Startups You Need To Know

IoT is hot. And there is no shortage of companies in the space. We take a look at 10 IoT startups you need to know because they are doing something a little different or a little special.

Here’s how someone can track your location for $1,000

A new study by the University of Washington shows that any individual can use hyperlocal targeted ads to track your location within ten minutes. They can also access information like what apps you are using.

How the Robot Revolution Could Create 21 Million Jobs

With robots on the march, many tech visionaries foresee a world with far fewer jobs. The advance of artificial intelligence and automation, they say, will make much of the work people do obsolete. Some entrepreneurs such as Tesla Inc. founder Elon Musk predict so little human work will be left that a universal social-safety net…
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We’re designing minds’: Industry insider reveals secrets of addictive app trade

The average Canadian teenager is on track to spend nearly a decade of their life staring at a smartphone, and that’s no accident, according to an industry insider who shared some time-sucking secrets of the app design trade.