Combinatorial Innovation There are so many new technologies today: tablets, geolocation, video chat, great app frameworks. It is easy to cherry-pick off “combinatorial” innovations that seem compelling, and can maybe even be monetized readily. But all those innovations are inevitable. If our technologies afford a certain possibility, they will occur. “That’s not a company, that’s [...]
Whenever I hear someone talking about hardware software mashups I can’t help but get excited. Check out this story about how a Manhattan Coffee Shop has replaced their cash register with an iPad. Not only do Cash Register’s take up valuable space, but they are typically not very easy to re-configure. With an iPad as [...]
A few days back the hot topic was Google’s AI driven car program. Apparently, they are not alone. A German company is putting driverless Taxi’s to work there using similar technology. The next time you want to catch a cab it may be with the help of your iPhone or iPad. The guys from RideCharge [...]
Over the last two weeks we have been to startup and emerging tech events in Florida. Next week we are headed to Atlanta. On top of all of this we are in the process of talking to startup founders who have been nominated to present at the Social Matchbox coming up on April 29th. So [...]
We just heard from Social Matchbox alumni Jon Mervis. He wants to help you one up your friends with iPads by hooking you up with an iPad hand set in 11.43 carats of diamonds. Price: $19,999. Get yours today. There is also the $2.5 Million Dollar Diamond iPhone in case you would like a companion.
When the iPhone launched people camped out, contests with the iPhone as a prize were announced, and companies formed as a direct result of the new iPhone application developer platform. The buzz surrounding iPhone development has simmered down a bit since then, but that is about to change. The sheer numbers of people talking about [...]