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We’re all connected now, so why is the internet so white and western?

We recently passed a milestone in the history of human connectivity – people online now ​make up the majority​ of the world’s population. This has largely gone unnoticed, but it is an important moment and not just for statistical reasons. North American and European internet users now make up only about a quarter of the world’s users. Furthermore, while countries ... Read More »

The 9 best smart home gadgets of 2017 (so far)

Boosting your home’s tech skills sadly isn’t quite as easy as sticking in some extra RAM or upgrading the firmware. But thanks to 2017’s best new smart home offerings, you don’t need to knock down walls or embark on a rewiring disaster either. Whether you’re looking for a garden watchdog, some programmable buttons, or a fix for your home’s infuriating internet blackspots, this ... Read More »

So Long, Twitter Dashboard — We Hardly Knew You

TweetDeck it wasn’t and now, Twitter Dashboard is toast. The social media site says it’s now ditching Twitter Dashboard — an app specifically designed for businesses — on Feb. 3. That’s only six months after Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) introduced Dashboard. And this is just the latest anti-development for Twitter. The social media site continues to appear to lag behind the others, ... Read More »

Why Are Angel Investors So Undiversified?

The Angel Capital Association’s latest research effort, the American Angel Campaign, highlights how woefully undiversified the typical angel investor is. The median angel made just two investments in 2015, the research effort’s initial analysis reveals, and had made only ten investments in his or her lifetime. This is a huge problem. As super-angel David S. Rose and others have highlighted, ... Read More »

Why the Supreme Court special education case about a boy with autism is so sickening

(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) There is something sickening about a case the Supreme Court just heard about a boy with autism and what level of public education he — and other students with disabilities — deserve. Here’s some background: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is a federal law requiring public schools to provide children with disabilities a “free appropriate public ... Read More »

If Google Has a Mobile First Strategy, So Should You

There is a tendency within the digital sphere to uphold a future-oriented mindset. From social media to SEO, from algorithms to user experience, our approach and practices maintain a forecasting nature. Trends and methods are always observed and developed with the next step in mind and the future in sight, the end goal being to evolve with complexity and instinct ... Read More »

Why Are So Many Chinese Phone Brands Now in India?

HIGHLIGHTS Chinese smartphones command almost half the 4G market in India. India uses similar spectrum as China, making it easy to localise phones. E-Commerce firms also play a big part in solving logistics challenges. Around six to seven years ago, Chinese smartphone brands were not very active in India, but today, this no longer seems to be the case. According ... Read More »

Meizu Pro 6 with a 6GB of RAM: Everything we think we know so far

It seems smartphone fight is just going to get fiercer in the Chinese market as Meizu has sent out media invites for an upcoming event on April 13 in Beijing. The company is expected to launch the much-rumored Pro 6 flagship smartphone, which is making headlines for quite some time now and is believed to feature 6GB of RAM paired ... Read More »