Earth Day, an annual event rallying support for environmental protection, will take place this Saturday, and marks the event’s forty-seventh anniversary. A growing environmentally-conscious consumerism among millennials has helped support green initiatives as more and more businesses “go green.”Read more
As massive amounts of data are stockpiled in databases and CRM platforms, executives are turning to data analysts to make sense of it all. But why are so many businesses still struggling to turn location data into profitable outcomes?Read more
The debut of Apple’s iPhone in 2007 ushered in a location data revolution. The exponential rise in mobile devices, crowdsourcing applications, and smart gadgets connected within the Internet of Things over the last decade, however, has generated an unprecedented amount of location data leading to what some are calling Location Data 2.0.Read more
On April 3, 2017, the U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting 2018 applications for H-1B Visas. The H-1B program permits U.S. employers to temporarily hire foreign workers with specialized skills each year. In January, however, members of the House of Representatives introduced H.R.670: High-Skilled Integrity and Fairness Act of 2017, a bill proposing significant changes to the current H-1B application process.Read more
Data-tracking devices, from wearables to time and task management applications, have become a quotidian and normalized aspect of most Western societies. From Fitbits to sleep trackers – a question like, “How many steps have you taken today?” – is regularly asked by employers and friends over drinks at Friday happy hour.Read more
Good maps lie at the heart of any location application. When analyzing data on maps, proper design can be the difference between interesting and insightful. But effective design is easier said than done.Read more
In the age of global technopolis, open government data reigns. In 2016, 70 countries participated in the Open Government Partnership, a big increase from just 7 in 2011, and 52 countries hosted their own open data portals.Read more
When California went on record as experiencing one of the most exceptional droughts in history, even “untouchable” movie stars were fined for watering their lawns.Read more
Anticipation for one of the formative insider tech experiences is mounting. With 2,200 exhibitors and over 100,000 tech and mobile professionals from 200 countries descending on the Catalan capital, there are several sessions that will be truly revelatory for 2017 and years to come. Remember how crazy the industry went...Read more
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