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March 20, 2018 20/03/2018

5 Key Technologies that Power Smart Cities

The idea of smart cities is no longer some far off concept or fodder for the latest sci-fi movie plot. As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to expand, more and more cities are jumping onboard and adopting cutting-edge technologies. In fact, experts are projecting that the industry will become a $400 billion market by the year 2020, generating 60%...
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March 5, 2018 05/03/2018

The (Not-So-Simple) Science Behind Viral Content

Not only have we all seen them. Most of us have also probably shared them. We’re talking, of course, about popular content on social media. You know – those precious videos of babies hearing for the first time or the ones showing funny pet antics. The silly quizzes. The must-try food or drink recipes. What makes content like this so...
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February 28, 2018 28/02/2018

Participating at EdHack Raval to help with educational challenges

Last weekend we had the pleasure to participate at EDHack Raval, a new laboratory for educational innovation. The event focused on generating projects and finding solutions to local educational challenges through the Hackathon methodology. It was an open and free 2-day event where several people worked in teams to transform education in Raval, a neighborhood in Barcelona.   What were...
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February 23, 2018 23/02/2018

What Are Malvertisements and How Can You Protect Yourself?

Picture this. You’re on your smartphone, surfing Facebook and you click on this interesting article. Once the article opens, you are suddenly bombarded by popups trying to redirect you to other pages. There’s a name for these popups. They’re called malvertisements and they can range from being mildly annoying to actually spreading dangerous malware to your devices. Let’s take a...
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February 20, 2018 20/02/2018

How On-Demand Service Apps are Improving Our Lives

These days, society is running non-stop. People are getting busier and busier by the day. Thankfully, technology is once again providing us with innovative tools to make our lives easier. We’re talking about on-demand service apps, which enable anyone with a smartphone to conjure up just about any service imaginable. Don’t have time to stop at the supermarket? No problem....
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February 6, 2018 06/02/2018

What Will the Smart World of Tomorrow Look Like?

If we look back to how the world was just a decade ago, it’s pretty amazing how many changes have occurred. Between the rollout of artificial intelligence engines, like IBM’s infamous Watson, the widespread adoption of intuitive speakers, like the Amazon Echo or Google Home, and a growing love for virtual reality technology, life as we’ve known it has changed...
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January 31, 2018 31/01/2018

Should We Be Concerned about Smartphone Addiction?

Roughly three-quarters (77 percent) of Americans own smartphones, and those people spend an average of 2 hours and 51 minutes on their phones each day. That computes to about 86 hours a month. What’s more, 61 percent of smartphone users admit that they even use their devices in the bathroom. Let’s face it. Americans love our smartphones. But are we...
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January 17, 2018 17/01/2018

The Best Way for Businesses to Adopt AI Technology

Artificial intelligence is a hot topic, with people on one side of the argument admonishing about how it will eliminate human jobs and their opponents praising its potential to revolutionize the workplace. One thing’s for certain, though the technology is relatively new, it doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon. For forward-thinking businesses, the opportunity for early adoption is...
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January 8, 2018 08/01/2018

5 Smart Home Product Trends to Watch for in 2018

In case you hadn’t noticed, our lives – and our homes – are getting smarter. That’s thanks in large part to advances in technology such as the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT). Over the past few years, we’ve seen increasing adoption of smart gadgets for the home, from locks and light bulbs to security systems and appliances. And...
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