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Brant DeBow

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Brant DeBow is BiTE’s co-founder and CTO. He knows pretty much everything there is to know about Behavior Driven Development, and is a highly sought after speaker on the competitive advantage of new technologies. He’s an amazing teacher and a pretty good indoor skydiver.

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Smartphones Give 69% a Better Shopping Experience

Smartphones Give 69% a Better Shopping Experience Retailers take note. We’ve been saying this for a while, 2014 will be the year that apps change retail. It would appear that consumers are already quite clear on the advantages, accordingly to a new study: “A majority (69%) of consumers said their smartphone was a critical tool …

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Google’s New Business Model – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

Google’s New Business Model – stratēchery by Ben Thompson There’s been a theme emerging with Google’s acquisition of Nest last week that this represents Google becoming more serious about the consumer device space. Ben Thompson illustrates why that might be and what benefits it has for Google. One thing is for sure, in acquiring Nest …

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Apple to refund $32.5m to parents

Apple to refund $32.5m to parents Apple settled recently with the FTC about refunding In-App purchases made by children on their parents’ accounts. Tim Cook said they settled because it was what they were planning to do anyway and he wanted to avoid a lengthy lawsuit. For background, in previous versions of iOS, there was …

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What’s really going on with the Starbucks mobile app information leak, and what you need to know

What’s really going on with the Starbucks mobile app information leak, and what you need to know With Starbucks’ app being the clear leader in mobile payments, any word of a possible lapse in security is bound to get news. Nick Arnott breaks down what really happened and what the real security risks are. 


One diabetic’s take on Google’s Smart Contact Lenses

One diabetic’s take on Google’s Smart Contact Lenses Not everyone is happy about the earlier linked Google smart contact lenses for diabetics. Om Malik, himself a diabetic, has a few reality checks for the potential product. After stating his admiration for the scientists at Google and how much he appreciates them working to help diabetics, …

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Introducing our smart contact lens project

Introducing our smart contact lens project Google with an interesting innovation – contact lenses that track blood sugar levels for diabetics. The constant need to check blood sugar levels, and the danger of not doing so, for diabetics makes this a potentially helpful product, if they can bring it to market. 


American Eagle To Launch iBeacon Trial Next Month

American Eagle To Launch iBeacon Trial Next Month iBeacons represent a whole new way from brands (especially retail) to communicate, engage, serve and rewards customers. American Eagle continues to be on the leading edge with mobile. I can’t wait to go into an AE retailer next month and see this work first hand. 


Go Ahead, CES 2014 – Prove There’s Tech I Want To Wear | TechCrunch

Go Ahead, CES 2014 – Prove There’s Tech I Want To Wear | TechCrunch Darrel Etherington with an excellent take in the current slew if “wearable” tech. His point amounts to this: if you’re selling a consumer device, then show me something normal people would immediately see the value in wearing. Don’t come with something …

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