Mighty Weekly 10/06

Mighty Things

For the Connected World

Mighty Weekly 10/06

In case you didn’t get a chance to catch all the mighty things happening in the connected world, we have curated and compiled a list of the best stories / news of the week. Don’t forget to subscribe by joining our publication on Medium to make sure it hits your email inbox every week!

Innovation
  • Established enterprises need to innovate to keep pace with the more nimble, smaller startups. How? By quickly building and launching minimum viable products and then iterating and pivoting based on market feedback.  Link
  • (Digital) transformation means dexterity and adaptability. Link
  • Almost every economist agrees: Uber makes us better off.  Link

Mobile
  • Foursquare accurately predicted iPhone launch sales using foot-traffic data.  Link
  • Implementing Apple’s 3D Touch at Instagram. Link
  • McDonald’s now accepts ‘two-second’ mobile payments in China.  Link

 Wearable Tech
  • ‪ Wearable devices may prevent falls among elderly patients. Link
  • Google Maps for Apple Watch doesn’t actually have any maps. Link
  • We take care of our health, but what about our Earth?  Link
  • Rumor: Google patents holograms for Glass. Link

 Internet of Things
  • How swarm drones are mimicking nature. Link
  • 35% of survey respondents say they are open to using VR for shopping if given a more realistic feel of the product.  Link
  • Honda’s experimental disaster response robot can climb ladders. Link
  • The FAA expects over 1 million drones to be sold at Christmas.  Link
  • Taking the “Hard” out of “Hardware”.  Link
  • GM already has 1 million connected cars on the road. Link
  • Self-driving taxis will begin trials in Japan next year.  Link
  • Smart cities and the Internet of Things. Link

 


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