Inside the dystopian vision of the IAB’s new AR and VR advertising formats – Digital Content Next

You’re half-way through a gaming session and the world is breaking apart around you as you run from attacking aliens. Firing as you go, you turn a corner and suddenly your view is filled with the sight of a brand new sedan. You see a cute dog at your local coffee shop. When you lean […]

Another fitness-band company shuts down. But why?

This week, according to the Information, Jawbone shut down. That’s the company, valued at $3 billion, that brought us the Up fitness bands. So here’s the thing: Microsoft discontinued its fitness band in 2016. Nike discontinued its Fuel band in 2015. Meanwhile, Fitbit, the biggest remaining seller of fitness bands, is having a tough time. […]

Why People With Brain Implants Are Afraid to Go Through Automatic Doors

GIF Image Credit: Elena Scotti/Gizmodo/GMG, photos via Shutterstock In 2009, Gary Olhoeft walked into a Best Buy to buy some DVDs. He walked out with his whole body twitching and convulsing. Olhoeft has a brain implant, tiny bits of microelectronic circuitry that deliver electrical impulses to his motor cortex in order to control the debilitating […]

Amazon Prime members have access to one of the best smartphone deals out there right now – Business Insider

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon After offering their first unlocked phone through a partnership earlier this year, Amazon has started selling another. This time they’ve partnered with Motorola to offer the 4th generation […]