How To Write A Killer Product Description And Helpful Tools You Can Use

The Importance of Product Descriptions Why do we write product descriptions? We could, potentially, just post the picture of the product we’re selling, add the price, and leave it at that. That should work, right? Customers would come by, see the product, presumably recognize it, and decide whether they want …

How Argodesign will help Magic Leap design the look and feel of spatial computing

One of the interesting talks during Magic Leap’s laborious three-hour keynote presentation last week was by Jared Ficklin, creative technologist and partner at Argodesign, a product design consultancy. Ficklin’s company signed on to help Magic Leap, the creator of cool new augmented reality glasses, in the creation of the next …

Star Trek Online’s Age of Discovery update launches from starbase

Perfect World today launched the Age of Discovery update for its online multiplayer game Star Trek Online. Age of Discovery takes inspiration from, Star Trek: Discovery, which will launch its second season next year. This update is only available on the PC version of Star Trek: Online. It’s coming to …

Google Translate’s camera now reads Arabic, Hindi, and 11 other new languages

Google today announced that the camera within the Translate app for iOS and Android is now able to translate 13 new languages including Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Thai, and Vietnamese. The update is available starting today and will be rolled out to Translate users worldwide in the coming days, a company …

Keys to Designing a Great Mobile Website Experience

With the sheer number of devices and screen sizes out there, responsive design has become standard protocol. It’s vital that we design for and test our websites to ensure that users can navigate and easily access content – regardless of how they’re accessing it. As with just about everything in …

French economic minister rebukes EU member nations for reluctance to tax tech giants

Speaking at a gathering of digital leaders in Paris this week, France’s economic minister called on fellow European Union nations to rally behind a proposal to levy a tax on tech giants. Bruno Le Maire, France’s Minister of the Economy and Finance, scolded other member European Union states for their indecision …

Episode 63: Secrets of Scale – Tips from the Rapid Growth of Click Funnels

Recently I had a chance to catch up with my friend and fellow entrepreneur, Dave Woodward.  Dave is the Chief Business Development Officer at ClickFunnels. He’s a motivator, a marketing mastermind, and an all around awesome guy. I first met Dave in 2009 or so when my business partner, Chris …

Episode 62 – How to Sell More Using Humor with Lianna Patch

Interested in better email campaigns, more persuasive product detail pages and more irresistible videos?  Maybe you need to start incorporating a little humor.   By now we’ve all seen a Harmon Brother’s video (Think Poo Pourri and Squatty Potty) and we’ve seen the magical effect those videos can have when …

Snyk raises $22 million to tackle open source’s security problem

Snyk announced today it has raised $22 million as the company seeks to plug the growing security holes in open source systems. “Our mission is to fix open source security, and that can only be done from within the open source community,” said Guy Podjarny, CEO and cofounder of Snyk, …

Project44 raises $45 million to grow its predictive visibility platform for shippers

Project44, a real-time “visibility” platform that lets companies such as logistics firms track their shipments of goods, has raised $45 million in a round of funding led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from Insight Venture Partners, 8VC, Chicago Ventures, Emergence Capital, Omidyar Technology Ventures, OpenView Venture Partners…Read More Source: Venture Beat Republished …

Verizon’s payment study shows businesses are more vulnerable to cyber crime

Compliance with payment security standards dropped for the first time in six years, making businesses more vulnerable to cyber crime, according to a new report from Verizon. Verizon’s 2018 Payment Security Report said that 52.5 percent of businesses surveyed were fully compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI …

Roblox acquires PacketZoom to improve mobile game performance

Back in September, kids virtual world firm Roblox raised $150 million in funding. Now it’s going to spend a little of that. Roblox has acquired mobile performance improvement firm PacketZoom for an undisclosed price. The team from PacketZoom will join Roblox to help ensure a continued quality mobile gaming experience …

Is this Microsoft’s HoloLens 2? (updated: probably not)

Microsoft has been working on a next-generation version of its HoloLens augmented reality system for some time, and it may or may not* have been revealed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. A new YouTube video titled OnSight: Virtual Visit to Mars shows multiple researchers using collaborative AR software “developed by NASA JPL for the…Read …

PlayStation reclaims top spot for gaming industry ad spend on TV

GUEST: Sony’s PlayStation 4 is back on the top, as EA Sports and Xbox muscle in while Nintendo drops. As kids went back to school, Nintendo decreased its spend in September to roughly $4.45 million, down from an estimated $6.2 million in August, and PlayStation overtook the top spot on the …

Ring of Elysium is more interesting than Call of Duty’s battle royale

The inevitable battle royale gold rush is upon us. Developer Treyarch tested its Blackout battle royale for Call of Duty last week. Now, Chinese megaconglomerate Tencent has launched Ring of Elysium. This last playe-standing shooter is available now for free on Steam. It shares many battle royale elements with its …

Escaping Your Average Business with Ultimate Escape Game

Ultimate Escape Game started the way many escape room companies start: As a way for investors to turn a profit. However, things have drastically changed over the last few years for this emerging industry leader. In 2015, the idea for UEG Atlanta was brought to a local investor by a …

Newzoo’s Peter Warman: Why big brands are diving into esports sponsorships

Peter Warman, game industry analyst and CEO of Dutch market researcher Newzoo, started following esports closely in 2013. He started looking into the numbers and comparisons to real world traditional sports, and began making projections about where it was going. Now esports has begun to explode, and Newzoo estimates it …

How game companies can boost cybersecurity and avoid Fortnite’s fiasco

The mobile gaming market is one of the fastest growing industries, and for the first time, market watchers forecast it to generate more than half of the global gaming market revenue in 2018. In the first half of 2018 alone, a total of 19.5 billion mobile games were downloaded across …

Sensor Tower: 25% of Switch owners have downloaded the Online app

EXCLUSIVE: Five million iOS and Android users have downloaded the Nintendo Switch Online companion app, according to mobile research firm Sensor Tower. This makes up about 25 percent of the console’s install base. The app launched in July, but Switch’s paid online service just started on September 18. The $20 subscription gives …