December 2016

Superflex’s robot suit is meant to help mobilize aging populations

Wearable tech is often geared toward the super-fit or the able-bodied, whether it’s tracking intense activities or your basic daily step count, but one company in Silicon Valley is focusing instead on building a “smart” suit for the aging population. Superflex, a Menlo Park, California-based startup that’s just coming out…



Watch all the highlights from Blis Golden Shaker 2016

As we all get set to welcome in another year, it’s also a time to reflect on the highlights and one for the Singapore media industry was the Blis Golden Shaker Competition 2016. Team Vizeum were crowned champions this year but all the teams added to the drama, be that…


28 Experts Share Social Care Predictions for 2017: Part 2

28 social media and customer service experts answer three questions about what happened in social care in 2016 and what might be coming in 2017. Question #2: What’s one thing you’ve learned in 2016 about social customer service that will help guide your strategy for next year?


Social VR Launches On Samsung Gear; Oculus Rift Next

Virtual Reality just went social and the first offering from a major player is coming to mobile-based VR viewers with immersive VR system support next year. While social VR was also an area of focus at a recent VR Hackathon, Oculus just launched two new social-based VR offerings called Rooms…


The 4 Largest Holding Companies Are Now Involved in Federal ‘Bid Rigging’ Probe

The federal government’s investigation into allegations of antitrust practices at major ad agencies has expanded to include WPP, the world’s largest holding company. WPP this morning released the following statement on its website: “WPP confirms that, similarly to Interpublic, Omnicom and Publicis, three of its subsidiaries have received subpoenas from…





12 Biggest Tech/Media Platforms by Audience Reach

Time to publish another first, as the first ever source for a statistic related to tech, mobile, media and advertising. As I do my various workshops and seminars, my clients invariably love my numbers and the one they have most asked for, was a comparison of the different media and…