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Technology Trends: Cars, Moon Rovers, and Hoverboards

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Opportunities for incorporating new technology into products and services abound in the transportation industry. Consumers are ready to see the same user experience they have with desktop and mobile devices transition to their commute, and developers are doing their best to deliver. From self-driving cars to electric car-sharing services, transportation is undergoing a facelift. This week, we bring you the latest innovations and initiatives in the transportation industry, including cars, moon rovers, and hoverboards.

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Technology Trends: Monetizing Social Media

Technology Trends: Monetizing Social Media

Within the past month, many social media platforms, including Instagram and Pinterest, have announced how they are planning to change all of that with “buy buttons.” These platforms, among others, will now have a way to create direct sales conversions, which couldn’t have come at a better time. This week, we highlight different social media platforms that want to help you connect with customers while producing direct monetary results.

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Technology Trends: Google I/O

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I/O is Google’s annual conference at which its leaders announce their latest developer products and services. The amount of new technology introduced this year was almost overwhelming. From mobile payments to the Internet of Things (IoT) to virtual reality, Google is integrating itself with the modern consumer experience in a myriad of ways. This week, we bring you some highlights from the event and what these new offerings could mean for your marketing efforts.

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Technology Trends: Computer Chips

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As technological innovation continues to grow, our computers have shrunk and processing speeds have increased. Big data, cloud services, and the Internet of Things are creating greater needs for faster computers, and there has been a push in the tech industry to create the next evolution of computer chips. For example, there have recently been several developments in this area, from chips that use infrared light to computers that cost $9. This week, we highlight the latest advancements in computer chips from developers.

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Technology Trends: Google’s Search Algorithm

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Last month, Google updated its search algorithm to favor mobile-responsive websites. The change comes as more consumers and Internet users are accessing the web through their phones. Since Google is the primary means by which users search for content on the web, a change to its algorithm is bound to make a large impact. This week, we bring you articles that review what the changes are and how they could affect different companies and countries.

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Technology Trends: Live Streaming

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A variety of mobile apps are currently in use that allow you to share and browse photo and video content. So what’s next? Experiencing what others are experiencing, right now. Live-streaming video apps are not new, but it seems that users are now more ready to use them. Two major live-streaming mobile apps - Meerkat and Periscope - have recently been released, providing a platform on which users can share live feeds of what they are doing.

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Technology Trends: Artificial Intelligence

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As computers’ systems and capabilities expand, artificial intelligence (AI), or intelligence exhibited by computers, is finding a stronger foothold in the technology community; investors pumped funds into 16 start-up AI companies in 2014, compared with only two in 2010. AI seems to hold promise for the future, but some are concerned about our ability to control the cognitive capability of these super computers. Steven Hawking and other esteemed scientific and technology public figures have expressed concern over the advancement of AI. Will AI help us or harm us?

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