ANGLR raises $3.3 million to create a Fitbit for fishing

July 19, 2018

ANGLR, a tracking system for fisherpersons, has raised a $3.3 million Series A to add AR and wearables to their already impressive package of fishing trip management and devices to help record fishing data. That’s right… they caught a big one! Nic Wilson and Landon Bloomer started this Pittsburgh-based company to build an app that can help record and plan your fishing trips. The system has been around for five…

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Ten predictions for digital media in 2018

December 5, 2017

Peter Csathy Contributor 2. Most other new premium OTT video market entrants in this beyond-crowded premium OTT video space — including so-called niche-focused OTT video services — will be swallowed up or simply languish, squeezed out by market leaders and the sheer scale of Google and Facebook, with which they simply can’t compete for ad dollars. Google and Facebook already own about two-thirds of that global digital advertising market. That…

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Budget US Android smartphones found secretly sending personal data to China

August 20, 2017

Commercial firmware pre-installed on someAndroid smartphone models soldin theUS has been found to besecretly sending highly sensitive data to a third party company based in China, according to analysis bysecurity firm Kryptowire. Personal databeing transmitted without users knowledge or consent included text messages, call logs, contacts, app usage data and even a users location. While smartphones with the firmware in question included the BLU R1 HD, pictured above, which is…

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