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Call Conversions: the Blind Spot Threatening Digital Marketing ROI
Marketing Bootcamp

Call Conversions: the Blind Spot Threatening Digital Marketing ROI

Most metrics and analytics ignore conversions on cellphones. Is your ROI calculation completely wrong?
Blair Symes
Apple Unveils iPhone 7, and Nintendo's Mario Makes the Jump to Smartphones
Apple

Apple Unveils iPhone 7, and Nintendo's Mario Makes the Jump to Smartphones

The world's best-known technology company said the iPhone 7, starting at $649, would have one, zooming 12-megapixel camera. The 'Plus' edition, starting at $769, would feature two cameras.
While Apple Sets the Stage for iPhone 7, Many Are Already Waiting for 8
Apple

While Apple Sets the Stage for iPhone 7, Many Are Already Waiting for 8

The world's most valuable publicly traded company is expected by blogs and analysts to reveal an iPhone without a headphone jack today.
Samsung Trips on Quality Control in a Rush to Beat Apple
Samsung

Samsung Trips on Quality Control in a Rush to Beat Apple

The company recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets including South Korea and the United States after finding its batteries were prone to ignite.
Google Suspends Modular Smartphone Project
Google

Google Suspends Modular Smartphone Project

Google isn't making Project Ara hardware anymore, but the device could live on if another company wants to license the technology.
The Important Lesson Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Apple Computer That Sparked a Revolution
Radicals & Visionaries

The Important Lesson Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Apple Computer That Sparked a Revolution

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak's first dream machine just sold at auction via Charitybuzz for $815,000.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apple Proposes 5 New Emoji Professions
Emoji

Apple Proposes 5 New Emoji Professions

Everyone needs an artist emoji.
Clothes Dryers of the Future Could Also Build Smartphones
Smartphones

Clothes Dryers of the Future Could Also Build Smartphones

An MIT design allows phone components to automatically snap together in a centrifuge.
These 5 Retail Innovations Could Actually Make You Want to Shop in a Store Again
Retail

These 5 Retail Innovations Could Actually Make You Want to Shop in a Store Again

Brick-and-mortar stores have a lot to learn from online marketplaces.
Lydia Belanger
Huawei's Global Smartphone Shipments Jump in First Half
Huawei

Huawei's Global Smartphone Shipments Jump in First Half

Huawei aims to surpass market leaders Samsung and Apple within five years to become the world's top smartphone vendor.
Pop Quiz: How Smart Are You About Your Smartphone?
Smartphones

Pop Quiz: How Smart Are You About Your Smartphone?

Your PC is more than a replacement for the bygone typewriter. Your smartphone is way more than a phone.
Pratik Dholakiya
Apple's iOS 10 Is Now Available in Public Beta -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Apple's iOS 10 Is Now Available in Public Beta -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Dating app Bumble is launching a professional networking service called BumbleBizz.
Grace Reader
Smartphones Lift Samsung to Best Profit in More Than 2 Years
Samsung

Smartphones Lift Samsung to Best Profit in More Than 2 Years

The mobile division likely was the top earner for the second straight quarter, raising the question of whether the South Korean company can sustain this strong momentum in the face of competition from Apple and cheaper Chinese rivals.
BlackBerry Ditches Classic Model Smartphone
BlackBerry

BlackBerry Ditches Classic Model Smartphone

The company launched the Classic less than two years ago hoping it would resonate with customers yearning for a physical keyboard in a world of touchscreens.