Clever milk carton changes color as the milk gets closer to expiring
Simply Measured released a report focusing in on Google+ brand page adoption and engagement since inception. One constant across all of the data is growth.
- Report: 6 Months In, Google+ Brand Pages Show Continued Growth (marketingland.com)
- Marketing Day: May 10, 2012 (marketingland.com)
- Google’s Freshness Algorithm in Action (smallbusinesssem.com)
- Luxury Brands Have Highest Google+ Brand Engagement (webpronews.com)
- Dismiss Google+ At Your Own Risk (marketingvox.com)
The Internet connects not only people: machines communicate with one another online as well. The rapidly developing “Internet of things” will soon become part of our everyday lives.
“First telecommunications cables connected computers located in different places, then wireless networks and smartphones formed a network of people. Now it is time for an Internet of things,” summarises Professor Sasu Tarkoma from the Department of Computer Science of the University of Helsinki, when discussing the history of telecommunications.
The “Internet of things” refers to a system where various objects and devices communicate with each other. In practice, this can refer, for example, to a postal parcel whose journey can be monitored thanks to an ID tag or microchip attached to it.
A new research project entitled The Internet of Things was recently launched in Finland with EUR 6 million funding from the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation as well as other contributors. The project partners include seventeen companies, seven institutes of higher education and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
CISPA may have cleared the U.S. House of Representatives, but the fight isn’t over. It’s shifted to the U.S. Senate. Here’s CNET’s FAQ on what you need to know about this particularly controversial Internet bill.
The growth of Google over the last decade has been fast and steady. They haven’t had the skyrocket moments that marked the rise of many tech companies but they’ve never really slowed down either. As a company, they have been running a marathon but done so at a pace one-notch below a sprint very similar to Apple. The growth is scary to some. Should we be worried?
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This is one of the weirdest and coolest Tumblrs we’ve seen.