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Best Practices for Consumer Wearables

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released Best Practices for Consumer Wearables and Wellness Apps and Devices, a detailed set of guidelines that responsible companies can follow to ensure they provide practical privacy protections for consumer-generated health and wellness data: “Fitness and wellness data from apps and wearables provide significant benefits for users, but it […]

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A Practical Privacy Paradigm for Wearables

A Practical Privacy Paradigm for Wearables

The Future of Privacy Forum recently published an excellent whitepaper on the discussion of privacy and data security in the wearables market: Throughout the United States and around the world, consumers are beginning to rely on devices and technologies that take advantage of the Internet of Things, the growing network of connected objects uniting the […]

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22 Ecommerce Growth Hacks

RJMetrics and Qualaroo put together an excellent whitepaper on innovative ways to acquire, convert, and retain your customers in an Ecommerce environment. They also aim to give an introduction to some of the best online tools for Ecommerce marketers as well as inspiration to invent the next great growth hack. “Growth hacking is a blend […]

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Wearable Computing Market On 78% Growth Rate

Shipments of wearable computer devices will reach 19.2 million in 2014, tripling shipments in the previous year, and climb to nearly 112 million units in 2018, according to market research organization IDC. The ramp represents a compound annual growth rate of 78.4 percent. Early adopters have been buying fitness monitors such as Nike FuelBand, Jawbone […]

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KPCB Internet Trends 2013

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report finds continued robust online growth. There are now 2.4 billion Internet users around the world, and the total continues to grow apace. Mobile usage is expanding rapidly, while the mobile advertising opportunity remains largely untapped. The report reviews the shifting online landscape, which has become more […]

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MacBook is not booting / charging anymore

I just encountered this problem twice within one week so I quickly wanted to share the solution with you. So if your MacBook or MacBook Pro is just not rebooting or charging anymore then you will probably need to reset the System Management Controller (SMC). Here’s how: Resetting the SMC on Mac portables with a battery […]

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State Bird Provisions

I’m excited to be going to the now famous ‘State Bird Provisions’ run by Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski tonight. They were just recently rated #1 in America’s Best New Restaurants by bon appétit magazine: After a successful run at the city’s legendary Rubicon, the couple took an almost three-year leave from the restaurant game, cooking instead […]

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google+ more than i expected

today google+ made further headlines introducing “games” to their latest inception of their next attempt to conquer the social web. at first i thought “whatever, i have never played a single game on facebook, so why should i care about introducing games to google+?” but there is a bigger picture here, google has tried numerous […]

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