Baltic Tech Hubs

We will visit Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn, the upcoming tech hubs from September 18 to 22. 2017 to meet with local Startups and Incubators as well as Public Trade Associations. There´s evidence that the Baltics could be a role model for social and cultural change and the commitment to digitization

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Why Scraping is a Billion Dollar Deal – LinkedIn versus HiQ Labs

scraping

Scraping stands for automatically collecting data from publicly available social profiles – in our example Linkedin Here´s the background:   Founded in 2002, LinkedIn is a social networking site focused on business and professional networking. It currently has over 500 million users; it was acquired by Microsoft in December 2016 for $26.2 billion. LinkedIn allows…

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Wearable Fitness Trackers – Impact Update 2017 08

Wearables 2017

Consumers are opting for low-end Wearable Fitness Trackers or smartwatches. This has led to Xiaomi’s emerging lead in the marketplace and to Apple’s growing prominence. Xiaomi’s good run has continued after a research firm found that the Chinese firm has ranked top for sales of wearable devices worldwide for the first. Sales of Fitbit devices, meanwhile, plunged by…

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