• FLUID Is A Smart Water Meter For Your Home

    FLUID Is A Smart Water Meter For Your Home

    Did you take a shower this morning? That’s 30 gallons of water down the drain. Flush the toilet a couple of times? That’s another four or five gallons. Run the dishwasher, too? Add another six gallons, at least. The average American consumes 80 to 100 gallons of water each day — the equivalent of around 700 half-liter water bottles. And that number doesn’t include… Read More

  • Fluid Uses Facebook Chat And Status Updates To Help Retailers Make Shopping Social

    The integration of shopping and social networking features is not a new phenomenon. eBay launched eBay Neighborhoods a few years ago, Hearst acquired social shopping service Kaboodle, and there’s Jellyfish, which was bought by Microsoft. Retailers themselves have half-heartedly embraced social networking as a marketing tool, adding branded Facebook pages, creating profiles on social… Read More

  • Fluid Is Great For People Who Are More Comfortable With Desktop Apps

    One of the driving forces of Web 2.0 has been the concept of bringing applications that were once the exclusive domain of the desktop to the web. There’s no shortage of examples; online email negates the need for a desktop client such as Outlook or Mac Mail, Google Docs, ThinkFree and Zoho are suppose to negate the need for Microsoft Office. And yet many, many people still prefer their… Read More