Month: August 2011

New site agenda

This blog will from now on only mention news related to Abiro regarding its business, projects and competence areas, and possibly other ventures related to Abiro and Anders Borg. The old blog at abiromobilenews.blogspot.com has been permanently removed. The old

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Stating the obvious

Data Shows Positivity Works Better Than Negativity in Social Media I could have guessed that, but maybe I should be a bit more positive in my posts from now on.

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Idea for a robot project

A smartphone contains all that’s needed for it to be an excellent robot controller, for a relatively low cost (certainly compared to buying its functionality separately), and you have at least one already: a very fast CPU and lots of

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Google as a black box

Students Have No Idea How Google Works Well, do you know how your car, TV or PC work? I figured not. We all take commodities for granted. Admittedly I’ve been asked many times how the hell I’m able to dig

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Robots to the aid of soldiers

Throwable robots act as smart grenades I know, it’s a sinister topic, but this is just hinting at what will come in the near term future. I imagine autonomous robots that can perform surveillance on their own based on set

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HP + SAP?

A very interesting thought indeed. Why HP needs to merge with SAP – VentureBeat

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On loyalty marketing

I loved John Ribbler’s comment: “What are the drivers of customer loyalty?” To put it differently: Marketing is (also) about marketing the value of marketing, and now the terms are loyalty marketing, engagement marketing, social media etc, so beware. On

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Infograph on the future of video

Focus – The Future of Video Renting Distributors and distribution technologies come and go, so Blockbuster should rightly go, or have to evolve into an on-line video distributor (like Netflix). Video will of course be downloaded or streamed in the

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Kinect + 3D printer = Instant cloning / mini-me

Be your own souvenir [The Conference] – Media Evolution The Media Evolution conference takes place August 24 to 25 in Malmö, Sweden.

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TouchPad is on fire

HP’s TouchPad fire sale- The fallout – Business Tech – CNET News Why do a “fire sale” in the first place? That was pretty idiotic. What’s the hurry? If you have remaining stock, try to sell it for full price

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