State of California tackles drought with IoT and Blockchain

State of California tackles drought with IoT and Blockchain

The Freshwater Trust (TFT), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to protect and restore freshwater ecosystems, is partnering with IBM Research and SweetSense Inc., a provider of low-cost satellite connected sensors, to pilot technologies which can accurately monitor and track groundwater use in one of the largest and most at risk aquifers in North America. Additional research […]

Fintech startup Yoyo is launching a new omnichannel solution

Fintech startup Yoyo is launching a new omnichannel solution

European fintech startup, Yoyo, has announced a new eCommerce solution for its already existing shopping platform, which is geared towards tracking retail transactions and loyalty programs. Currently, Yoyo Wallet gives consumers the ability to organise mobile and in-store payment options, rewards, offers, and itemised receipts all in one place. Yoyo’s new omnichannel features include multichannel one-click […]

Verizon Media uses VR to bring Abu Dhabi’s beautiful tourism destinations to life

Verizon Media uses VR to bring Abu Dhabi’s beautiful tourism destinations to life

On February 8, in partnership with Spark Foundry UK and The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Verizon Media announces a new VR 360º video experience, offering users the opportunity to virtually explore some of the biggest tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi. Created by RYOT Studio, the branching narrative within the video places […]

The mobile engagement market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 43.46% between 2017 and 2023

The mobile engagement market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 43.46% between 2017 and 2023

The mobile engagement market is expected to be valued at USD 4.44 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 38.70 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 43.46% between 2017 and 2023. That according to a new study by award-winning market research solution firm, Reportlinker.  Major factors driving the market include increasing use of mobile device applications […]

Huawei uses AI to ‘complete unfinished symphony’ by Schubert

Huawei uses AI to ‘complete unfinished symphony’ by Schubert

Huawei has used the power of AI and human expertise to compose the final two movements of Schubert’s famous Symphony No. 8. commonly known as the ‘Unfinished Symphony’. Symphony No. 8 has remained incomplete for 197 years and despite numerous attempts it remains one of the most intriguing pieces of unfinished symphonic music of all […]

PubMatic and Goodway Group introduce first fully transparent, agency-controlled SSP fee model

PubMatic and Goodway Group introduce first fully transparent, agency-controlled SSP fee model

PubMatic and Goodway Group announced that they have signed an agreement to place the management of the supply ad tech fee in the buyer’s control. This partnership between PubMatic and Goodway Group is the first to introduce a 100 percent transparent, agency-controlled fee model that empowers buyers to improve the efficiency of their programmatic supply path and drive […]

Zeotap launches Connect deterministic offline-to-online identity solution

Zeotap launches Connect deterministic offline-to-online identity solution

Mobile data and identity platform Zeotap has launched Connect, an identity solution which deterministically matches brands’ offline CRM data to mobile identifiers, helping brands to bridge the gap between offline and online data.  The company is already working with three of the top 10 global advertisers across several key verticals such as Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) […]

Mobile holiday spending was over 120 per cent higher than rest of year in 2018, says Button

Mobile holiday spending was over 120 per cent higher than rest of year in 2018, says Button

The holiday season in 2018 saw shoppers browse and spend 121 per cent more on mobile than the average mobile shopper prior to the holidays, according to a report from mobile commerce partnership platform Button. Button tracked mobile shopping within the Button Marketplace, which includes partnerships with companies like Amazon, Walmart, Uber, Hotels.com, eBay, and Boxed. The […]

VR series to be broadcast from the International Space Station for TIME and Felix & Paul Studios

VR series to be broadcast from the International Space Station for TIME and Felix & Paul Studios

Following a launch at the Sundance Film Festival, TIME and Felix & Paul Studios have made an exciting announcement. After sending VR cameras up to the International Space Station in December 2018, they are ready to start shooting a year-long VR project, ‘The ISS Experience’, that will provide people on earth a never-before-seen perspective of […]