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The world’s first virtual grocery store – all you need is a smartphone to shop

The world’s first virtual grocery store – all you need is a smartphone to shop

…The world’s very first virtual grocery store opened this summer in Korea. This isn’t an online supermarket, which we’ve seen before, but it’s an actual store location where customers can purchase virtual items. Shoppers see the items on the shelves as if they [Read More]

Android fastest growing smartphone in UK – beats out Blackberry

Android fastest growing smartphone in UK – beats out Blackberry

More than double the share of second-placed BlackBerry. New figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for the 12 weeks ending August 7th 2011 show how fast the Android OS is growing in the UK. Mobile Entertainment [Read More]

Sex Goes Mobile

Sex Goes Mobile

Under the terms of the agreement, Private will offer a German language site with operator integrated billing to users on the SexGoesMobile affiliate network. This network already hosts a selection of content from adult studios worldwide and offers ‘a variety of niche [Read More]

Payfirma offers mobile payment app for Canadian Blackberry

Payfirma offers mobile payment app for Canadian Blackberry

Just one month after Payfirma’s iPhone Virtual Point of Sale App went viral in Canada, the Company is now proud to announce the release of its Blackberry Mobile Payment App for Canadian merchants to accept credit card on their Blackberry devices instantly. Financial Post [Read More]

NASA creating new ‘astrophysics’ game with Canadian game studio Project Whitecard

NASA creating new ‘astrophysics’ game with Canadian game studio Project Whitecard

NASA’s educational efforts have blossomed in the digital age. Its website is choc-full of gorgeous multimedia, and astronauts themselves are tweeting from orbit. Now NASA seeks to “gamify” the serious science of astrophysics — that is, create a commercially viable [Read More]

New data shows mobile and social biggest trends in banking

New data shows mobile and social biggest trends in banking

New data from the UK’s Office of National Statistics demonstrates the critical importance to banks of mobile and social channels to the consumer, with 91% of young adults connected to social networking sites, and nearly half of all Web users accessing the Internet via [Read More]

Quiz – Where were 70% of all virtual goods sold last year?

Quiz – Where were 70% of all virtual goods sold last year?

  Pretty much every U.S. Internet start-up today has a social and mobile component to its business; it’s standard operating procedure in 2011. But a rising number of American companies also have a third focus of their growth strategies: China. “Going to China” is [Read More]

Retailer Algonquin Outfitters boosts brand with virtual contests

Retailer Algonquin Outfitters boosts brand with virtual contests

Over the last few years, customers have sent so many photographs into Algonquin Outfitters’ photo contests that Randy Mitson, the firm’s marketing director, has started to assemble a virtual Algonquin Park by plotting them against a map. The entries – which Mr. Mitson [Read More]

Korean firms turning to online games for better marketing

Korean firms turning to online games for better marketing

Firms are turning their eyes to the online game industry for better marketing not only in Korea but also in the overseas markets. SK Telecom, the country’s top mobile carrier, said Monday it would join hands with NHN, operator of well-known online game portal Hangame, to [Read More]

First ever 3D video space video recorded by NASA astronaut

First ever 3D video space video recorded by NASA astronaut

NASA astronaut Ron Garan operated the Erasmus Recording Binocular (ERB-2) camera in Europe’s Columbus laboratory, showing the International Space Station as never before in high-definition quality . While talking about the work on board the Station, he enhances the sense [Read More]

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Cloud computing saves health care industry time and money

Cloud computing saves health care industry time and money

The cloud’s vast computing power is making it easier and less expensive for [Read More]

Internet addiction get closer to being classified as a mental illness

Internet addiction get closer to being classified as a mental illness

Think twice the next time you play a videogame or surf the Net: ‘Internet-use [Read More]

New ‘gamification’ school opens for kids in the classroom

New ‘gamification’ school opens for kids in the classroom

GameDesk, a nonprofit organization that develops game-based learning initiatives, has now [Read More]

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