Online retailer Amazon hopes to have mini drones delivering packages to customers in just 30 minutes, its chief executive, Jeff Bezos has claimed. The mini drones are powered by electric motors and it is hoped they could cover areas within a 10-mile radius of distribution centres, allowing Amazon to cover areas faster at a lower cost.
One of the most anticipated tech events in Europe is the Web Summit. Ireland has been a host to this big event, attracting startups, engineers, media and investors from all over the world, while Dublin is flooded with excited geeks looking to exhibit their products and of course network.
Some time ago, an interesting infographic explaining social media went viral. It was not the first attempt to explain the differences between various social media, yet it was the first ever to introduce a new concept: donuts!
As Nir Eyal (founder of two startups and an advisor to several Bay Area companies and incubators) mentions in TechCrunch, companies reinforce a customer’s behavior by linking to the promise of reward. Not only that, but in order to survive the competition nowadays, they are building entire desire engines.
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