Unreliable rewards trap us into addictive cell phone use, but they can also get us out.
In 1930, a psychologist at Harvard University called B.F. Skinner made a box and placed a hungry rat inside it. The box had a lever on one side. As the rat moved about it would accidentally knock the lever and, when it did so, a food pellet would drop into the box. After a rat had […]
Instagram may be going back to its roots. After the ephemeral Snapchat-like Stories, reports are now indicating Instagram could be about to bring LIVE video to its mobile app.
After a few app launches of our own, observing many more, talking with several app developers and testing cool services, we have a pretty really good idea of what can be done to make an app a success.
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Total revenue for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) is projected to increase from $5.2 billion in 2016 to over $162 billion in 2020, according to the IDC.
NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With cloud computing rapidly reshaping the software industry, PwC has ranked the 25 Fastest Growing Cloud Companies to help understand what drives success when vendors move to the cloud.
In a recent IT sector survey, nearly 67% of the respondents revealed that the business methodologies they followed were either ‘leaning towards agile’, or ‘purely agile’. Of course, there is a fairly large section of entrepreneurs who still favour the ‘Waterfall’, or the sequential, production strategy. From the very outset, a mobile app company has […]
I have been playing Pokémon Go this week to try to figure out what the buzz is all about, and I can see why so many people are hooked. Pokémon Go is an augmented reality game app in which you walk around capturing virtual Pokémon in the real world. In terms of app downloads for […]
Chinese investors are upping the ante in mobile games. A recent near-$9 billion deal for the firm behind “Clash of Clans” showed buyers from China were willing to place huge bets on the sector. Now comes a $4.4 takeover of Playtika, an Israeli maker of casino-style games. If anything, this move looks even bolder.