525% Increase In Time Spent In Mobile Apps For Shopping

The Rise of the App & Mortar Economy Posted by Simon Khalaf on Fri, Jan 25, 2013 LINK Retail is among the world’s largest industries. The top 10 global retailers are made up of 5 from the U.S. and 5 from Europe, collectively driving annual revenue in excess of $1.1 trillion. The U.S. Commerce Department…

Facebook faces lawsuit for allegedly scanning private messages

Contributor: John Ribeiro @Johnribeiro   Jan 2, 2014 8:50 PM  as originally posted in PCWorld Facebook has been accused of intercepting private messages of its users to provide data to marketers, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in a federal court in California. The social networking company scanned plaintiffs’ private messages containing URLs (uniform resource locators)…

On Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives: How the Digital Divide Affects Families, Educational Institutions, and the Workplace

How the Digital Divide Affects Families, Educational Institutions, and the Workplace By Azzia Zur, B.A.(Digital Native) & Ofer Zur, Ph.D.(Digital Immigrant) Table Of Contents [one_half first] Not all Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives are Created Equal Grouping People According to Their Relationships to Technology Differences between The Digital Immigrants & Digital Natives[/one_half] [one_half] Multi-tasking Vs.…