Lyft Adds Precision Pickup at Venues Nationwide

All of us that use Lyft or Uber have been frustrated with trying to awkwardly communicate to the driver which door you at when exiting an arena, only to have to walk a block to meet the car. Lyft is…

The Education Technology Revolution is Still on its Way

AOL founder and internet visionary Steve Case in his new book, “The Third Wave” says that the Education Revolution will be: More personal. More Individualized. More data-driven. Even though there have been many technological solutions that fit the spirit of…

What is Your Best Time-Saving Hack?

LinkedIn Influencers provided some of their strategies on saving time. “Any email you can answer in 2 minutes or less, answer now,” says Betty Liu, Founder/CEO at Radiate, Inc.

Twitter Partners with Pepsi to Launch Promoted #Stickers

Twitter announced the launch of Promoted #Stickers as a new marketing tool for brands. Twitter launched #Stickers for users back in June for those wanting to add some fun to their tweets. “Starting today, brands can create and promote custom…

Amazon Kinesis Analytics Announced for AWS Developers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is making available Amazon Kinesis Analytics, enabling continuous querying of streaming data using standard SQL. This allows developers to create SQL queries on live and continuous data for real-time analysis. No new programming skills are needed.…

How to Use Twitter to Improve Customer Service

In a recent CXweek event, Twitter Sr. Product Marketing Manager Jeff Lesser gave an interesting talk about how to use Twitter to improve customer service. “At Twitter we like to think that we have the best platform for doing customer…

9 Expert Tips to Closing a B2B Sale

Closing a B2B sale is a process that involves understanding your customer and making them believe that your product or service will without a doubt improve their business. Your entire sales process should be built around that principal. 9 Expert…

Facebook Blocks the Ad Blockers, Refuses to Pay Ransom

Facebook is using technology to blend ads into their HTML, making ads indistinguishable to their content in order to prevent ad blocking. This only works when viewing the full HTML version of Facebook, not their mobile version or their mobile…

How Companies Can Solve the China Puzzle

Amy Karam, author of the book, The China Factor:Strategies to Compete, Grow and Win in the New Global Economy, recently was interviewed at Google’s Mountain View campus, providing insight for companies to better compete. “The main intention of “The China…

A YouTube Introduction to 360-Degree Video and Virtual Reality

“360 is a video format that unlike traditional video, is capturing in full 360, so full spherical,” commented Kurt Wilms, Senior Product Manager at YouTube. “When we talk about 360 at YouTube, we’re talking about filming content and viewing content…