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This year at VidCon, YouTube shared some new metrics that really drive home how much it’s dominating mobile video usage and how quickly its service is gaining viewers on TVs.

We live in a technology-driven world, where mobile devices are an essential part of our lives. In the span of just one year (2015-16) the App Store and Play Store recorded 18.5 million app downloads, proving the fact that we are getting increasingly dependent on apps.

In the last twelve months, we’ve witnessed a huge surge in the development and adoption of chatbots, artificial intelligence (A.I.), and machine learning. Many startups, including my own (ReplyYes), are utilizing A.I. and chatbots to help consumers engage with brands through their mobile devices in interesting and creative ways. Examples include the Domino’s chatbot, which enables customers to order a pizza through Facebook Messenger; the Burberry chatbot for London Fashion Week, which helps customers order products they see on the runway; and Lowercase Alpha, which helps founders and friends of Chris Sacca’s venture capital firm Lowercase discover some of the best new apps in the world.

Shanhai Capital has led a consortium to acquire Analogix Semiconductor for more than $500 million. The chip company makes semiconductors that enable high-resolution displays.

Communication is key, especially when it comes to effectively managing a company’s workforce.

Online marketing is one of the most powerful promotional mediums available to modern businesses. While this platform allows for unparalleled control over how your message is perceived by consumers, your marketing strategy need be adjusted to suit the changing trends in media consumption.

We’ve been talking about the need for more transparency in mobile advertising for quite some time, so what’s the holdup? Turns out the answer is simple: We haven’t been ready.

The use of mobile technology is on the rise, with employees using their smartphones on a regular basis. And, if you're an employer, this increase isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

The self-driving car is on a roll. Some estimate that in just four years, there will be 10 million self-driving cars on the road, and at Ford, word is self-driving cars are just five years away from changing the world. Apple and Google’s parent company, Alphabet, are both reportedly eyeing real estate buys that would house their self-driving car operations. Meanwhile Uber is testing self-driving cars, and some think that self-driving cars will first hit the cars-for-hire market.

It’s no secret that mobile is rapidly becoming the end-all-be-all in consumption. In fact, in 2015, nearly half of Google search traffic came from mobile devices. On average, Americans spend about five hours a day on their phones! Forrester calls this the “Mobile Mind Shift” — the expectation that you can get what you want, immediately, and in context.