The sequester, a series of federal budget cuts that went into effect in March, forced the FAA to cut employees’ hours by approximately 10% — air traffic controllers included. That loss is already causing cascading delays originating in some of the country’s busiest airspace, including New York and Los Angeles. Indeed, the Federal Aviation Administration […]
A new mobile app called Focus Twist mimics the experience of Lytro’s focus-shift technology on your iPhone, allowing you to change the focal point of a photo after snapping a shot. To create a photo, the app captures a number of different images of the same scene, focusing on a different object in each one. […]
With weeks of speculation, rumor-mongering and paranoid misinformation leaks, the NFL Draft is riddled by smoke screens and uncertainty But what if social media holds all the true answers? That’s the premise of some algorithmic number-crunching done by the online marketing company iProspect. The firm tracked mentions on Facebook, Twitter, blogs, message boards and other […]
In an effort to be a safer driver, many people, myself included, have started using voice-to-text mobile apps like Siri to keep two hands on the steering wheel However, a new study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute finds using voice-to-text apps to send and receive text messages while driving don’t increase driver safety. Christine […]
Facebook, Pandora and Twitter mobile ad sales soar, IDC says.
It’s the first move in Facebook’s new mobile-first design strategy.
Consumers using the microblogging platform’s apps will see ads interspersed with blogs.
The age of digital marketing brings with it new challenges, including how to respond during a national tragedy. Remember, as recently as Sept. 11, 2001, we had no MySpace, much less Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. Except for email, no vehicle for …