This week, creative agency, Rufus Leonard launches 'Rufus Reinvents' - an annual event that invites millennials to tackle
At SXSW 2008, Foursquare was the star attraction. With a rapidly growing user base suggesting it was the first to crack the solomo enigma, it was on track to be a social giant. However a lack of product innovation has resulted in a steady decrease in users, and with only $2m revenue generated last year has led to some disgruntled shareholders.
Tired of social networking? Then you're in luck. There's now an anti-social network - and it promises to keep you as far
As the quality of cameras on mobile devices increases I can see why mobile photography is gaining in popularity. It can be fun and it's pretty instantaneous.
Just about every website and app these days uses crowdsourcing to magic up 'what's best' and this is a terrible mistake.
Social media site Foursquare allows users to 'check in' from their mobile device and computer from anywhere in the world
So, pub goers: start using FourSquare, checking in at your favourite pubs to let them know you're there, and to get your badge! And publicans, make sure your customers have got an offer on hand to get themselves that badge...
Mars has a new mayor. (On Foursquare). The $2.5bn Curiosity rover took a break from hunting for life on the Red Planet's
Your personal life is not a series of Apple product launches. You do not need to speak in code, or subtle intimation. "Three sleeps to go" is not a meaningful contribution to my life. "Sleep" is not a unit of time, and even if it were, you still haven't told me anything.
The notion of the Quantified Self is to take data from your every day activities to help map your behaviour to help you identify trends in the way you think, feel and act. You can then use this data to change your behaviour should you so wish.
Location-based social network Foursquare has announced a partnership with American Express to bring automatic rewards to
The London 2012 Olympics are about to get that much more social, as Foursquare announces that the Olympics venues will become
If you don't have a website, a blog, Facebook (personal and company page of course), Twitter account, a running LinkedIn profile, updated Gorkana listing, Polyvore, Pinterest, A Small World, an Android AND iPhone (one for function and one for peer recognition), oh and Foursquare - we simply become irrelevant if we aren't in the 'scene' of a young and highly competitive environment.
At a branch of Tesco Extra at the unpromisingly named Gallows Corner, in Romford, Essex, an unusual experiment has taken place. Customers owning smartphones installed with Android OS 2.2 or later were offered the chance to download a prototype app, which syncs their online shopping list, stored in their phones, with a map displaying the optimum route through the aisles to find their groceries.
In a world obsessed with finding technological solutions to everyday problems, ill-fated iPhone app Girls Around Me becomes the natural extension of the ladies' night.
Gathering data for tailored one-to-one messaging and smart marketing is rebooting retail on and offline, writes James Silver.
Whilst in Austin last week for SXSW interactive (SXSWi), I felt like I was pacing the streets of Grand Theft Auto, expecting a shoot-out at a drugstore or brawls and broken chairs spewing out from the bars on 6th Street.
It's 2012, the internet is an amazing place. We're online, we're meeting new people and we're cultivating our own personal spot of the world wide web to share information - as Yahoo! put it, "we're masters of our own universe".
We live in a commercially driven, high-tech world that has revolutionized our life. Homework is richer through Web search. Time is saved through Siri. People are connected across continents through Skype. But to what extent does this mean we are now virtually living?
First there was Webcameron, then an apparent U-turn at the time of that "too many tweets" comment. But David Cameron seems