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Embedded fuel cells power smartphones for a week… and could run the world

 People love their smartphones but hate poor battery life. We love having access to the world’s information at our fingertips but tire of the need to constantly plug in to the world’s electricity grid. The recharging model of batteries fails us — the marketplace is ready for a new approach to portable power. Read More

Embedded fuel cells power smartphones for a week… and could run the world

Asia’s mobile-first economy and how the West is feeling the effects

 Asia-Pacific leads the global digital infrastructure as home to half of the world’s mobile phone subscribers and the largest number of wireless Internet connections. However, the region also has historically attracted less than one-third of global mobile marketing spend — making its role in the digital economy largely underrepresented amongst its western counterparts. Read More

Asia’s mobile-first economy and how the West is feeling the effects

How Android gets to 100% market share

 Android commands more than 80 percent of the mobile OS market share globally, and just less than 60 percent in the U.S. But you wouldn’t know it here in Silicon Valley — almost everyone I know has an iPhone. As the consumer technology landscape evolves over the next five years, however, there are a number of reasons to believe that Android, and the Google stack more broadly, could… Read More

How Android gets to 100% market share

Why Quartz’s news app is so much bigger than news

 Have you tried the Quartz News app, yet? Please do. Imagine a text conversation with a bot that sends you a news topic. You’re then presented with two choices: Either tap a string of relevant (and surprisingly entertaining) emojis, which is like pressing “learn more,” or tap an “anything else?” button to have another topic served. Read More

Why Quartz’s news app is so much bigger than news

Your mobile phone bill is sparking an edtech renaissance

 Have you ever noticed that 90 cent charge at the bottom of your phone bill? Little did you know, that is the key to fueling a renaissance in education technology. Read More

Your mobile phone bill is sparking an edtech renaissance