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Consumer Needs, Not Innovation by Itself, Will Drive Design for Motorola and Lenovo

It’s rare to listen to a company’s executives speak critically about their unsuccessful product. Phrases like “ahead of its time” or “didn’t live up to its potential” are much more common, so once Kouji Kodera, Senior Vice chairman, Product Management, Motorola Mobility talks about the danger of innovating without thinking about the customer’s needs, and specifically points to the Motorola Aura as an example, it catches your attention. “The Aura was a beautiful phone whose ...

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This New Smartphone App Can Help You Track And Check Famines

Scientists have developed the simplest way to monitor food security using a smartphone app, which mixes weather and soil wet data from satellites with crowd-sourced information on the vulnerability of the population to malnutrition and other relevant socio-economic data. Drought and failure will usually be expected by observance the weather and measure soil wet. However other risk factors, like socio-economic ...

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