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August 22, 2017

We’ve been reading a lot lately!

Real Estate News

TechCrunch: Online real estate agent eMoov picks up £9M backing

eMoov founder Russell Quirk, says that the new capital will be used to further enhance the company’s technology platform, in addition to an increase in marketing spend which “will be undertaken by a newly engaged, ultra-sophisticated marketing team”.

Bisnow: Aggressive Investment Activity In Real Estate Tech Space To Beget More Competition

Venture Capitalists keep investing big time in Real Estate Tech. For 2016, the investment in the sector was around 40% more than the previous year. This year the tendency maintains, while VCs wonder who will be the next Airbnb.

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About Alexa

MIT Technology Review: Growing Up with Alexa

Are digital assistants becoming a part of our children’s lives? The research firm eMarketer estimates that 60.5 million people in the U.S. will use a digital assistant at least once a month this year. Kids are growing up with this technology. What effect is it having in their lives? Take a look at this interesting article.

TechExplore: Alexa paired with exoskeleton could bring fresh step in mobility

A Canadian robotic company called Bionik Laboratories is currently working on a prototype exoskeleton that can respond to spoken instructions. Their goal is to help people who are hampered by a lack of mobility. By using Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa, the user will be able to command the device to complete easy tasks such as getting the mail or going to the kitchen. This could mean an outstanding improvement on the quality of life for people with limited mobility.

Boost your Content Marketing

Forbes: 7 Tech Trends That Will Shake Up Content Marketing in 2018

Technology development is revolutionizing just about every area of our lives and work, including content marketing. From creation to distribution to consumption, tech is forcing brands to rethink how they use content. In this article, you will find 7 tech trends that are sure to shake up content marketing in 2018.

Content Marketing Institute: 24 Experts Share How to Avoid Big Mistakes in Content Marketing

Creating relevant and engaging content for your users is not easy. It’s not just about writing a blog or posting on social media. The harder part? If you make a mistake everyone can see it. That’s why in this article, Ann Gynn from Content Marketing Institute gathers 24 Expert tips to avoid big mistakes in Content Marketing. If you have some interesting links you’d like to share, send them over to me at claudia @ Happy Reading!

About Claudia Martinez

Claudia helps the Marketing and Communications team to let our clients know what’s going on in PieSync by creating great content and managing our Social Media. She flew all the way from Venezuela to work with us. This retired surfer is full of energy and creativity.