Via News Release
“Minneapolis, MN: The Who’s Driving app, which aims to help parents instantly organize carpools, is now available for both iPhone and Android users. The new app eliminates the need for parents to use group texts, email chains, last minute phone calls and complicated spreadsheets to organize their children’s carpools. Instead, all communications about upcoming carpools exist within one interface in the Who’s Driving App.”
Marketers know the frustration of looking at an analytics report and not knowing what caused the click through rate for a specific product, or why a site visitor bounced from the page.
And having to settle with not knowing was just part of the gig — until now.
Precise Impression is a Minnesota mobile analytics startup combining pre-click and post-click data into a proprietary platform that manipulates the browser realtime in response to key data points.
By Brian Heater, TechCrunch
“The last couple of decades haven’t been particularly kind to the Polaroid brand. The once mighty king of instant photography (which had a heck of a mid-to-late 70s) declared bankruptcy in 2001 and again in 2008. These days, the brand name is licensed out and mostly shows up third-party products of varying degrees of quality.”
There’s a difference between a good photo and a great photo, although the subtleties are often difficult to appreciate in our current mobile environment.
Photo-sharing apps can go so far as to force a user to crop and compromise the integrity of their image so that it will fit within some pre-designated box.
When James Jones needed extra income to cover his tuition at Notre Dame University, the self-professed music junkie turned to his passion for the answer.
“My college life consisted of two things,” he says, all joking aside: “I studied and made music…my best friends were my turntables and my weekends were spent on the clock.”
By Tim Harlow, Star Tribune
“With all the grumbling and complaints about long security lines at MSP this spring, here’s something that will help travelers get through the airport faster. On Monday, the airport began using a new app that makes it easier and faster for international travelers coming back into the country.”
By Sam Schaust, Twin Cities Business
“With the number of individuals suffering from moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) expected to rise—65 million now to an estimated 80.6 million by 2034—so will the number of hospital admissions for asthmatic attacks.
Oftentimes with COPD, hospitals find patients require care due to poor adherence to the proper use of inhalers and similar treatment devices. In effort to curb device misuse and therefore lessen what researchers predict could become the third leading cause of death by 2034, 3M has introduced its Intelligent Control Inhaler, a digital inhaler that provides on-screen instructions and feedback to both patients and their health care provider via a smartphone app.”