Editor’s Note: This guest post is written by Nir Eyal , a founder of two startups and an advisor to several Bay Area incubators.
HTML5 versus native apps.
Pilcrows And Flows: The Fragmentation Of Media In A Web Of Flow
Deep packet inspection, a creepy and invasive targeting technology, is looking to make a comeback, this time armed with opt-in consent and incentives for users. The technology, which involves scanning data packets for information on where they come from and what they contain, fell out of favor a few years ago following consumer uproar and congressional hearings, after ISPs tried to use it to target subscribers with ads based on where consumers surfed online.
Date / / Category / Uncategorized In the last decade, the online world has been ruled by two, twin forces: The Crowd and The Algorithm. The collective “users” of the Internet (The Crowd) create, click, and rate, while mathematical equations add scalability and findability to these overwhelming quantities of data (The Algorithm).
By Lars Erik Holmquist of the Mobile Life Centre, Kista, Sweden The rate of innovation in mobile services is just about to take a quantum leap.
Editor’s note: Legendary investor Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures .
There are few people who know the ins and outs of the web as well as Joe Hewitt . For the past decade, he’s had his hands deep in everything from Netscape, to AOL, to Firefox, to Facebook (where he currently works). Hewitt also knows a thing or two about the iPhone.
Editor’s note: This story is part of our Microsoft-sponsored series on cutting-edge innovation.
I keep hearing people throw around the word “curation” at various conferences, most recently at SXSW. The thing is most of the time when I dig into what they are saying they usually have no clue about what curation really is or how it could be applied to the real-time world.
Web design is a fickle industry.
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Editor’s note : Group buying sites are growing like mushrooms.
One of the most popular areas for startups today is “local.” I probably see a couple of business plans a week that involve local search, local news, local online advertising, etc. Here’s the biggest challenge with local.