10 tech innovations that will revolutionize the digital world

Technology has been shaping the way we work and live for decades. As everything in our world is becoming increasingly digital, new software and applications continue to emerge and arguably make our lives easier.

Whether it’s artificial intelligence, a new web coding format or wearables, unique technology has the power to change the world. To find out what the next big technical innovation is and how it can make an impact, I asked 10 entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council:

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Help your children understand what’s on social media

“Do you know where your children are?” That was the question a public service announcement asked a few decades ago to parents who were watching TV at night.

Well, here’s a new question we should be asking parents, “Do you know what your kids are being exposed to on social media?”

Even if your children are not following politicians or news outlets, they are connected with friends, family, celebrities, and brands who are weighing in on some of the most politically divisive issues of our time.

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Socialglims Meerkat

Meerkat is moving away from livestreams and toward being a video social network

Remember Meerkat? If you were at SXSW last year, you probably do — but otherwise, perhaps not so much. The livestreaming app was something of a one-hit wonder. It catapulted the notion of mobile-based livestreaming to broader audiences, but somehow, somewhere along the way, Meerkat got outplayed.

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Socialglims Uber Taxi

Uber and Ola launch motorbike taxi services in India

Bangalore is the setting for the latest showdown between Uber and its fierce India-based rival Ola after both companies launched motorbike taxi on-demand services in the city.

Four-year-old Ola, which is backed by Tiger Global and has an alliance with Lyft and other Uber rivals worldwide, rolled out its pilot service last night, while Uber announced the arrival of UberMoto, which debuted in Thailand last month, this morning.

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Socialglims Myspace

Time Inc. purchases Myspace, may use it for content distribution

Wrapped up in an acquisition deal of the Viant company, Time Inc. has purchased a platform to distribute news stories in the form of the aging social network Myspace. While MySpace certainly doesn’t have the reach of Facebook, the site still brings in tens of millions unique views each month. Ideal for Time Inc., the company may be able to expose users to content from such media entities as Time, Entertainment Weekly, Sports Illustrated, People and Fortune.

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