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MedIT. Reboot. iOS research. News and Press Releases. Let’s be honest: you don’t like checks.

News and Press Releases

You don’t like paying with a check, and you really don’t like getting paid with one. Yet even today, in 2015, you write a lot of them: over 13 billion checks every year are written for over $1 trillion. We introduced Square Cash in 2013 as the fastest, easiest way to pay anyone. All you needed was a phone number or email address, and a debit card. We launched the service for individuals, streamlining payments for everything from splitting the dinner bill to sharing vacation costs. Augmented Reality: Google Glass contractual restrictions. *Well well, this is gonna get interesting.

Augmented Reality: Google Glass contractual restrictions

“Google is barring anyone deemed worthy of a pair of its $1,500 Google Glass computer eyewear from selling or even loaning out the highly coveted gadget. “The company’s terms of service on the limited-edition wearable computer specifically states, “you may not resell, loan, transfer, or give your device to any other person. If you resell, loan, transfer, or give your device to any other person without Google’s authorization, Google reserves the right to deactivate the device, and neither you nor the unauthorized person using the device will be entitled to any refund, product support, or product warranty.” “Welcome to the New World, one in which companies are retaining control of their products even after consumers purchase them. OK Glass, RIP Privacy: The Democratization Of Surveillance. How’s this for synchronicity: Google Glass started shipping on the same week that CISPA passed the House, 3DRobotics unveiled their new site, and 4chan and Reddit pored over surveillance photos trying to crowdsource the identity of the Boston bombers.

OK Glass, RIP Privacy: The Democratization Of Surveillance

Cameras on phones. Cameras on drones. Cameras on glasses. You Lookin' At Me? Reflections on Google Glass. - Jan Chipchase - Voices. There is but one remedy for the Glass wearer — a bucket of ice water in the face whenever you suspect he has taken you unawares With the public beta launch of Google Glass, there has been a lot of discussion on why it will or won’t fail.

You Lookin' At Me? Reflections on Google Glass. - Jan Chipchase - Voices

The ultimate benchmark for success is high: After someone has tried Glass, can they imagine life without it? It’s the wrong question. Glass is Google’s unintentional public service announcement on the future of privacy. CTR Study: Mobile vs. Desktop. Get Your Copy of the Latest, Largest, and Most Reliable CTR Study Ever Conducted This blog post is an excerpt from a recent research study – part one of a three-part series released in September exclusively to our clients at Clarity ‘14, our annual user conference, prior to SMX East.

CTR Study: Mobile vs. Desktop

It’s the largest study of its kind ever done, and now, we’re making it available to everyone. When you download the complete study (there’s a form to the right ->), you’ll gain access to deep insights into brand vs. non-brand and specific industry CTR data. Overview Click through rate studies have been compiled by various researchers and companies since the advent of search marketing.

NeWeb. Mobility Muse. Web World Things. Next Web. NeWeb Modules. NeWeb Teams. Internetworking. 6.1 Portable Softwares. Mobile App Development.

CTR Study: Mobile vs. Desktop. 10+ Best Apps For Your Dropbox. If you’ve been using Dropbox for a while, you may not have noticed that a whole ecosystem of applications have been built up to use the service.

10+ Best Apps For Your Dropbox

Over time, these apps have sprung up to fill all of the little holes Dropbox left unfilled. There are apps now for just about everything. It’s possible to sync Google Docs to Dropbox, automatically send Gmail attachments to Dropbox, play music in a browser from your Dropbox music files, encrypt your Dropbox, easily host a website or blog in Dropbox, collect URLs and web clippings to Dropbox and to automate file syncs between all of your social networks and Dropbox. You can even view all of your Dropbox files alongside your Google Docs, Box files and FTP files in the one web interface. Autopoiesis & how hyper-connectivity is literally bringing the networks to life. When I started writing my book Living Networks in early 2002 I thought that it was important to demonstrate that the concept of ‘living networks’ was not just a metaphor, but a reality: we, together with the networks that connect us, are literally a new life form.

Autopoiesis & how hyper-connectivity is literally bringing the networks to life

To show this I drew on the literature on autopoiesis, which was proposed as a new way of understanding the nature of life, and wrote a lengthy introduction to the book. My editor, very rightly, thought it was the wrong way to begin the book, and the introduction never saw the light of day. MIT Media Lab: Reality Mining.

Minutes.io — the best meeting tool since pen & paper* Reliable multicast. A reliable multicast protocol is a computer networking protocol that provides a reliable sequence of packets to multiple recipients simultaneously, making it suitable for applications like multi-receiver file transfer or streaming media.

Reliable multicast

Overview[edit] Reliability[edit] Existing or proposed protocols[edit] Google Glass: Imagine an iPhone Glued to Your Face. For the last several weeks, speculation about what Google Glass could mean to the world has been rampant but access to the wearable technology has been incredibly scarce.

Google Glass: Imagine an iPhone Glued to Your Face

Well, a week ago, Science Inc. partner Peter Pham got the rare opportunity to take Google Glass for a brief test spin in San Francisco and gave his reflections on the experience to Adweek. "They are the future," said Pham, a Silicon Valley vet who is probably best known for co-founding the mobile app Color.

"One of the coolest, futuristic things I've ever touched. Voyage au cœur des smartphones et des applications mobiles avec la CNIL et Inria. Beaucoup plus qu'un simple téléphone, le smartphone est un compagnon de tous les instants et un véritable ordinateur de poche pour gérer le quotidien, s'informer, se divertir.

Voyage au cœur des smartphones et des applications mobiles avec la CNIL et Inria

Il comporte aussi un ensemble de capteurs embarqués ou connectés. Le smartphone a donc une place à part dans la galaxie des appareils numériques et joue un rôle de " hub de notre vie digitale ". Wickr Lets Your iPhone Send Both Encrypted And Self-Destructing Messages. Self-destructing messages could replace texting if Wickr has its way. Think of all the messages you text each day. Many of them have probably been forwarded to other people and archived in places you don’t even know. Well, self-destructing messaging app Wickr, has released new features today that it promises will protect you from that uncertainty.

Wickr is a messaging app that lets you send photos and texts that self destruct after a specified period of time. Wickr. Wickr iPhone Privacy Walkthrough. Kevin Smith/Business insider In the age of social networks and oversharing will there ever be an opportunity to keep our information private? As the internet grows the short answer to that question may be "no," but luckily there are people like Nico Sell and Dr. Robert Statica who have created an incredible app called Wickr. Oh God a Snapchat for Video Is Coming. Vidburn Snapchat For Video. Vidburn - Lamplighter Games. Vidburn. App of the Week: Vidburn. Snapchat: Sexting tool, or the next Instagram? Snapchat is a fast-growing mobile app that lets users share photos and videos that quickly disappear. Competition from Facebook Poke may have spurred popularity of mobile app SnapchatSnapchat lets users send images or videos that disappear after a few secondsPopular with young users, Snapchat has a reputation as a "sexting" toolCreators downplay its use to send nude pictures, say short-term sharing is fun.

How To Use Snapchat. Snapchat, a Growing App, Lets You See It, Then You Don’t. A Warning about SnapChat, Teenagers, and Online Photo Sharing. Instagram, Snapchat, and Cinemagram: Which Photo Sharing App to Use. Instagram. Overcoming UDID Deprecation by Using GUIDs. As posted yesterday, the UDID is being deprecated from from iOS 5 and will possibly be phased out in iOS 6. Apple responds to iPhone SMS security vulnerability. Yesterday I reported on revelations that iPhones may be particularly vulnerable to an SMS spoofing attack. Prey. Elearn Magazine: If Mobile Learning and Support are Wonderful, Why aren't They Everywhere? There is much to like about mobile learning and mobile support. Ode to Mobile Performance Support by Allison Rossett.

Vocabulaire Twitter : 15 Mots et Symboles à Connaître ! Lorsque l’on débute sur Twitter, on peut se sentir un peu perdu notamment à cause du vocabulaire et symboles spécifiques à l’utilisation de Twitter. Mobile Computing information, news and tips - SearchMobileComputing.com. Mobile Application Analytics.