Tech & Innovation Trends

Snapchat hacked: 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers lifted

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Three days ago, ephemeral communication app Snapchat released a statement on its website responding to a group of security professionals at Gibson Security who posted what they claimed to be numerous exploits of the app’s API. The hot startup waved those claims away in the post: Theoretically, if someone were able…

The Wine Tasting Experience, Now Brought Online.
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The Wine Tasting Experience, Now Brought Online.

Note: Article originally published on Poached Mag. E-commerce has truly exploded in the past 10 years. Ordering things through the net used to be reserved for small-ticket items (remember eBay & blogshops?), and other items you don’t mind “taking a chance” on. Now it has evolved to include premium items, from clothing (Inverted Edge), to … Continue reading

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Consumers Trust Social Media Recommendations (And Facebook Most Of All) [INFOGRAPHIC]

Originally posted on The Information Age:
  Story provided by Mediabistro –  People trust product and brand recommendations from other people more than they trust traditional media or advertising channels, and friends and family recommendations on social media channels, particularly Facebook, are trusted most of all. The average consumer mentions specific brands over 90 times…

ColourSync by PeaTiX: Making QR Codes and Paper Tickets Obsolete?
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ColourSync by PeaTiX: Making QR Codes and Paper Tickets Obsolete?

Peatix is a global, mobile-centric event ticketing platform that provides event organizers with powerful tools to create, promote, manage and sell out events of all sizes. Since its inception in May 2011, Peatix has hosted over 15,000 events across Japan, Singapore, and the United States. And with the lowest ticket fees available and fully customizable … Continue reading