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6 THINGS RETAIL CIOS NEED TO KEEP IN MIND IN 2017

6 THINGS RETAIL CIOS NEED TO KEEP IN MIND IN 2017

According to Forrester, U.S. online holiday sales will total more than $100 billion in 2016, [...]

8 RETAIL TECHNOLOGY PREDICTIONS FOR 2017

8 RETAIL TECHNOLOGY PREDICTIONS FOR 2017

Shoppers opened their pocketbooks wide over the holidays in 2016, pushing retail growth estimates (the [...]

YAHOO WILL BECOME ALTABA, LOSE MAYER AFTER VERIZON BUYOUT

YAHOO WILL BECOME ALTABA, LOSE MAYER AFTER VERIZON BUYOUT

Yahoo intends to change its name to Altaba once the sale of its internet portal to [...]

SNAPCHAT JUST GOT WAY EASIER TO USE THANKS TO A NEW SEARCH BAR

SNAPCHAT JUST GOT WAY EASIER TO USE THANKS TO A NEW SEARCH BAR

Snapchat is confusing to use. That’s part of what makes it fun, because it’s sort [...]

FACEBOOK LAUNCHES FAKE NEWS REPORTING TOOL IN GERMANY

FACEBOOK LAUNCHES FAKE NEWS REPORTING TOOL IN GERMANY

Facebook plans to deploy a tool to deal with fake news in Germany in the [...]

FACEBOOK PLANS NEW DATA CENTER IN DENMARK

FACEBOOK PLANS NEW DATA CENTER IN DENMARK

Facebook has chosen Odense in Denmark as the site of its third data center outside [...]

CISCO’S SPARK BOARD LOOKS LIKE AN IPAD — AND ACTS LIKE ONE

CISCO’S SPARK BOARD LOOKS LIKE AN IPAD — AND ACTS LIKE ONE

The Spark Board meeting device that Cisco Systems introduced on Tuesday is not so much [...]

WHY FAKE NEWS IS A TECH PROBLEM

WHY FAKE NEWS IS A TECH PROBLEM

News used to be reliable. While "fake news" has always existed, we enjoyed a halcyon period [...]

ALPHABET EARNINGS SURGE ON MOBILE, YOUTUBE

ALPHABET EARNINGS SURGE ON MOBILE, YOUTUBE

Alphabet reported significantly higher revenue for the fourth quarter of 2016 on the back of [...]

WHY FAKE NEWS IS A TECH PROBLEM

WHY FAKE NEWS IS A TECH PROBLEM

News used to be reliable. While "fake news" has always existed, we enjoyed a halcyon period [...]

GERMAN CONSUMER GROUPS SUE WHATSAPP OVER PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES

GERMAN CONSUMER GROUPS SUE WHATSAPP OVER PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES

WhatsApp's privacy policy change allowing Facebook to target advertising at its users has landed the [...]

EU SOLVES ROAMING PUZZLE BY CAPPING WHOLESALE MOBILE CHARGES

EU SOLVES ROAMING PUZZLE BY CAPPING WHOLESALE MOBILE CHARGES

Mobile network operators have grumbled that plans to abolish roaming fees across the European Union [...]

LENOVO’S YOGA A12 ANDROID 2-IN-1 HAS FUTURISTIC TOUCH PANEL KEYBOARD

LENOVO’S YOGA A12 ANDROID 2-IN-1 HAS FUTURISTIC TOUCH PANEL KEYBOARD

Lenovo is ditching the hard keyboard for a cool new touch one on its new [...]

MIT researchers are using AI and wearables to detect conversational tone

MIT researchers are using AI and wearables to detect conversational tone

For most, wearables are little more than pedometers – ways of gauging how much one’s [...]

Nextdoor to acquire “assets” of UK local social network Streetlife

Nextdoor to acquire “assets” of UK local social network Streetlife

In what is being billed as a “multi-million pound” acquisition, San Francisco-headquartered Nextdoor is purchasing [...]

Kill them with candor

Kill them with candor

After failing to secure another round of funding and shutting down my startup, Katch, I’ve [...]

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s [...]

Intel powered the drones during Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show

Intel powered the drones during Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show

There were 300 drones dancing behind Lady Gaga during the Super Bowl halftime show. They’re called [...]

Amazon Echo spot ‘primes’ Super Bowl audience for drone delivery in the US

Amazon Echo spot ‘primes’ Super Bowl audience for drone delivery in the US

Although Amazon ran a Super Bowl ad for Echo, its delivery drones stole the show. The e-commerce titan’s Super [...]

Critics be damned, Apple’s AirPods are dominating wireless headphone sales

Critics be damned, Apple’s AirPods are dominating wireless headphone sales

Maybe people don't care that much about losing Apple's new AirPods. In the days right before [...]