15 Stories You Need To Know Today

15 Stories You Need To Know Today

Apple still at the top of most innovative companies, how music affects your work at the office, and the coffee bean could be extinct by 2080.... Links to start your day with.

Andrew Vaterlaus-Staby
  • 13 november 2012

Apple shells out $21m for swiss clock design. DVICE

Is cursive writing going to be a thing of the past? TechCrunch

Apple still tops the list of most innovative companies. Wired

Could coffee become extinct by 2080? Triple Pundit

Got A employee who is planning to  buy Black Ops II? He’s probably going to call in sick tomorrow. Venture Beat

Google ad revenue surpasses all US print publications combined. Mashable 

Lance Armstrong distances himself from Livestrong. Huffington Post

A study concludes that viewers are likely to leave your video if it does not load in 2 seconds. GigaOM

Coke revamps its website to tell its story. New York Times

Groupon shares sink as deals fall through. Business Insider

Venice ‘high water’ floods 70% of the city. Guardian

UK Parliament to investigate why Starbucks pays such litte tax in Britain. Guardian

How music at the office affects your work life. Bloomberg Business Week

How Zara grew in the the world’s largest fashion retailer. New York Times

Why Samsung is the brand that is able to outsell the iPhone. Bloomberg Business Week


Machine Printer Uses Coffee Drips To Create Intricate Portraits

Arts & Culture
Technology Yesterday

Why Nest Doesn't Get The Holidays

PSFK founder reacts to the damaging effects of poor email marketing

Children Yesterday

Robots Could Be Joining Dubai’s Police Force In 2017

The real-life RoboCops can salute, shake hands and collect traffic fines


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Travel Yesterday

Parka Hides And Charges Portable Devices

Bolt is a jacket that lets people carry and charge their various electronics without the need for an outlet

Food Yesterday

Yelp's New 'Yelfie' Feature Lets Diners Take Selfies

The update is designed to encourage people to attach a selfie when they share their experiences

Design & Architecture Yesterday

Build Your Own Savory Cheese Advent Calendar

A British food blogger has created a guide to building a different kind of holiday surprise

Fitness & Sport Yesterday

Floating Gym Concept In Paris Is Powered By Your Workout

The proposed design from Carlo Ratti Associati lets passengers ride a stationary bike as they travel through Paris along the Seine River


Future Of Retail 2017
Transformation Strategies For Customer-First Business

PSFK Op-Ed november 22, 2016

Digital Strategist: Why “Big Sensing” Is Key To Retail’s Future

Bud Caddell, Founder of NOBL, shares why the most capable and useful asset in any retail environment is the workforce

PSFK Labs december 1, 2016

Retail Spotlight: Home Depot Reimagines How Employees Conduct Tasks

The home improvement retailer puts the customer first by initiating local fulfillment centers and simplifying freight-to-shelf inventory management

Syndicated Yesterday

What Does The Future Of Android Look Like In A World With The Pixel?

Google’s decision to make its own phone might have looked like a blow to the likes of Samsung but the reality is much more interesting

Retail Yesterday

Customer Service Expert: Why Offline Retail Has Better Data Than Online Retail

Healey Cypher, Founder and CEO of Oak Labs, shares why we should be thinking about the physical store as an e-commerce site

Fashion Yesterday

Alexander McQueen Designs A 3D-Printed Umbrella

3D-printed fashion arrives in time for the winter season

Work Yesterday

Why Training Associates To Be Advocates Is Key To Retail Success

In our Future of Retail 2017 report, PSFK Labs discusses strategies to prioritize customer service, which begins with associate advocates

Media & Publishing Yesterday

Netflix Creates Binge Candle To Celebrate A New Season Of Gilmore Girls

The streaming service developed a special layered candle that creates candle with episode-specific smells


Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders

Arts & Culture Yesterday

Interactive Film Tells A Story About Living With Cancer

A moving song written by a father of a cancer patient comes alive in a 3D environment

Automotive Yesterday

Audi And LEGO Exhibit Autonomous Vehicle Installation

The installation at Design Miami explores the 25th hour, which represents bonus productive work or play time

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