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Data suggests airports are wasting their time with mobile apps – Tnooz

New data suggests that airports may be wasting their resources by creating mobile apps, when other marketing efforts might produce more merchandizing ROI. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.tnooz.com Maybe only 3% of apps are still active after 30 days, but … Continue reading

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Google Maps Just Added An Incredible New Feature To Its Mobile App – 93XRT Radio

Google Maps has become an excellent on the go resource when commuting from point A to point B. Inevitably, things happen and you’re forced to stray from your route. Sourced through Scoop.it from: wxrt.cbslocal.com That’s nice Google. On Wednesday I … Continue reading

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About 100 DOT workers now testing digital driver’s licenses – KCRG

AMES — Someday, workers at an Iowa driver’s license station may ask, “Do you want a regular license, or an app for your smartphone?” That “someday” could actually be only a short time away. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.kcrg.com Your … Continue reading

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Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle — Or Change Its Target

If a hacker attacks your TrackingPoint smart gun over its Wi-Fi connection, you may find the weapon is aiming at a different target than you think. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com Hacking has a number of different meanings. My involvement … Continue reading

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Mobile travel and millennials: Are hack events the key to a thriving tourism industry?

The WTM Africa discussion around millennials and mobile has rehashed a few useful insights into what travellers expect when it comes to travel information in the palm of their hands. Source: traveller24.news24.com It seems that things have moved on quite … Continue reading

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StartupBlink maps startups, accelerators and coworking spaces around the globe – The Next Web

Ever wonder where the next startup boom might happen around the globe? A close look at StartupBlink might be of help. The site features a world map of startups, accelerator programs, coworking spaces and more. Source: thenextweb.com This is awesome, … Continue reading

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5 Mobile apps mesh public safety and civic engagement – Need CPR skills or to report a crime?

Mobile apps mesh public safety and civic engagement Source: http://www.statesmanjournal.com 5 really interesting apps described here give a great example of location based apps that are low cost and can save lives. Need someone with CPR skills while you’re waiting … Continue reading

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Privacy Protections Unite Carmakers – Sci-Tech Today

Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. have signed onto a set of principles they say will protect motorists’ privacy in an increasingly digital era. Source: http://www.sci-tech-today.com It’s interesting how information pops … Continue reading

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Skip check-in; latest hotel room key is your phone

Hotels don’t want guests to have to linger at the front desk — or even stop by at all. Source: seattletimes.com This is really interesting and I’m no Luddite, but I’d love to know that there is real security attached … Continue reading

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Cut the cord: Four wireless options for turning your car into a tech-savvy cabin – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Cut the cord: Four wireless options for turning your car into a tech-savvy cabin New York Daily News In other words, if you enjoy being able to search for subway directions with ease and speed, you’ll … Continue reading

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