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Mark Zuckerberg calls for universal internet access to combat poverty. This New Google Project Is So Futuristic You Won't Be Able To Understand It. La realtà virtuale del dato. Monese Launches In U.K. To Let Immigrants And Expats Get A Mobile Banking Account. Beyond the hyperbole that loyally follows fintech in the U.K.

Monese Launches In U.K. To Let Immigrants And Expats Get A Mobile Banking Account

(and elsewhere in Europe), the country’s banking sector is on the verge of facing some genuine disruption. That includes the trio of ‘challenger banks’ making headlines — Mondo, Starling, and Atom — but there are other startups looking to take a significant slice of the banking pie. Or in the case of Monese, which sees a throttled launch today, grow the banking pie in the U.K. and European Union. Technology is making science fiction come real.

The latest technological advancements and modern inventions have endowed us with evolution in our lives.

Technology is making science fiction come real

In old days, people used to consider such innovations miracle. At present the availability of latest gadgets, computing devices, mobile phones and other electronic items have made our life convenient &. Easy. Further, as the technology is advancing with fast pace, you must be thinking what may come next? The Unbearable Lightness of the Internet. Shopping Made Psychic. AS almost everyone knows, we have entered a period in which companies can predict people’s purchases, often with uncanny accuracy.

In the near future, they might even use those predictions to enroll you in special programs in which you receive goods and services, and are asked to pay for them, before you have actually chosen them. Call it predictive shopping. Some companies already encourage people to sign up for recurring purchases and deliveries — in a way, an extension of automatic bill payment. Amazon Wants to Ship Your Package Before You Buy It. Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace. Resources are sometimes hoarded.

Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace

Facebook, Smart Tech, and the End of Language. Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg hosted an online Q&A session on his personal Facebook page.

Facebook, Smart Tech, and the End of Language

Emoji 'fastest growing new language' – News and Events, Bangor University. A Bangor University professor has teamed up with mobile giant TalkTalk to launch a new national PR campaign to help understand emojis – the picture based language.

Emoji 'fastest growing new language' – News and Events, Bangor University

Drunk man arrested in Japan for attacking 'emotion-reading' robot. This is the future of retail: Robotic fitting rooms and magic augmented reality mirrors. Brick and mortar retail businesses are under immense pressure to innovate now that ecommerce has become a normal part of consumer behavior.

This is the future of retail: Robotic fitting rooms and magic augmented reality mirrors

Thankfully for retailers, technology can be just as disruptive in a physical store as it can be online. At the recent DX3 digital marketing conference, self-described ‘Retail Prophet’ Doug Stephens set up an installation to show off the various technologies that can help retail compete with online. Dubbed the ‘Retail Collective,’ the effort aimed to move beyond homogeneous single-brand demonstrations with a collaborative approach. Your Connected Product Could Be Your Best Customer Engagement Tool - ReadWrite.

Brian Solis is a digital analyst, anthropologist, futurist and author of X, What’s the Future of Business (WTF), Engage!

Your Connected Product Could Be Your Best Customer Engagement Tool - ReadWrite

And The End of Business As Usual. In a time when connectedness is part of everyday life and people have become online media platforms, customer experiences either work for a company or against it. Those experiences, now widely spread and shared so easily, have become the new brand. The new normal: five ways that retail is set to change under the influence of digital shopping. A new round of digital disruption is set to change forever the way shoppers buy, a new report concludes.

The new normal: five ways that retail is set to change under the influence of digital shopping

Retailers will respond by fully digitising the end-to-end customer experience, from the store onwards, predicts Forrester’s The Future of the Retail Experience. Report author Nigel Fenwick says that customers’ expectations of the ‘normal’ in-store experience will change as they become more used to digital experiences. That in turn, he argues, will mean all retailers must provide similar experiences, or risk losing customers. Forskningsdatabasen.dk. An Introduction to Marketing with New Technologies: Part One - All Told Stream from Allison + Partners.

The future is now.

An Introduction to Marketing with New Technologies: Part One - All Told Stream from Allison + Partners

For years, communicators and marketers have been dabbling in the latest and greatest technologies in an effort to lead innovative businesses, capture headlines and incite viral conversations online. Every year, we see brands activate new tech stunts at major industry conferences and premier tech playgrounds such as SXSW. But the big question is, what’s out there and how can your brand use new technologies for consumer spotlight and a competitive edge?

Joe Firmage’s radical plan to simplify the Internet, Part 1. Legendary Internet entrepreneur Joe Firmage is back, and he plans to turn the Internet upside down.

Joe Firmage’s radical plan to simplify the Internet, Part 1

Again. He did it once before with USWeb in the 90s, designing and building Internet sites, intranets, and applications for more than half the Fortune 100 and thousands of startups. Now his new venture — 15 years and tens of millions in the making — called ManyOne, plans to do the same for a public (and for businesses of any size) dazed by the complexities of setting up websites. And worse, mystified about getting page rank on search engines — and even worse, creating their own successful apps. ManyOne — which is now operational — lets anyone buy domains and set up a website via a series of forms, in literally minutes.