Topic: mobile

Mobile Development Stories

Consumers today are comfortable using their smartphones as their primary shopping devices, and trends suggest that desktop shopping will continue to fall behind. Anything a retailer can do to attract this growing group of mobile-savvy customers will be a smart business plan.

For years we have heard some version of the now almost clichéd phrase "Email is dead." However, the need for having an email account has barely diminished. Recently many tech companies have been investing in making the email experience better than what it has been traditionally.

The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, an industry consortium for delivering standards for simpler, stronger authentication, has released final 1.0 specifications for an open standard to replace commonly used single­ factor username and password logins.

With 60 percent of the world not having Internet access, companies are using creative technologies to bring Internet access to remote areas of the world. Anuj Magazine highlights some of the latest efforts, including satellites, balloons, and drones.

Today, everything seems to have an internet connection associated with it. The Internet of Things is ushering in a transition of greater opportunities for just about everyone who knows how to take advantage of it. Here are three skills that you’ll need to better leverage an ever-connected society.

For the most part of his early career, Dick Fosbury was an average high jumper. After Fosbury questioned the normal jumping technique and then mastered another technique, he went on to win Olympic gold. Anuj Magazine highlights some lessons we can learn from Fosbury and other innovators.

Wearables have taken a huge leap in the marketplace over the last year. These devices continue to make inroads in domains such as fitness, health, and entertainment, but a new segment wearables are beginning to focus on is communication. We'll see how people decide to use these new gadgets.

Everything seems to have some sort of embedded software or Internet connection associated with it—from your Google Glass to your smartwatch, down to that iPhone resting in your pocket. This, in essence, is the “Internet of Things," and its progress could be slowed without net neutrality.

Google's foray into research is not new, and one of the areas that Google has invested in is life sciences research. During the past year, Google has been in the news for the health care technological advances that it’s working on, such as the detection of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease.

China’s biggest online sales day, Singles' Day, shattered previous records this year, bringing in 9.3 billion dollars. The undeniable winner was Alibaba, the e-commerce giant with 80 percent of China's online market share. As the retail marketplace changes, here are some things to keep in mind.