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Roambee enables digitisation for enterprise supply chain, logistics

IoT smart logistics and asset monitoring company, Roambee, has introduced mobile monitoring technology that combines BLE/Wi-Fi/GSM hotspots and beacons to provide granular visibility for package-level delivery and asset management

25 Oct 2017

UNITED STATES

Pixel smartphone upgrade highlights Google push into hardware

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google last week unveiled new versions of its Pixel smartphone, the highlight of a refreshed line aimed at weaving artificial intelligence deeper into modern lives

9 Oct 2017

UNITED STATES

New Google earbuds offer real-time translation feature

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google on Wednesday introduced new Pixel earbuds that the company says are capable of real-time translation of conversations in different languages

5 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Ikea buys on-demand help startup TaskRabbit

Ikea has announced a deal to acquire on-demand help startup TaskRabbit as the world's largest furniture retailer grabbed a seat in the online sharing economy

29 Sep 2017

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Airbnb enters restaurant reservation business

Rent-a-room giant Airbnb is now in the restaurant reservation business, hoping to provide customers with a memorable meal before they drift off in their home away from home.

29 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Amazon beefs up Echo lineup and Alexa skills

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Amazon has unveiled upgrades to its Echo speakers and announced that Alexa smarts will be built into BMW and Mini automobiles by the middle of next year

28 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Google weaves touch controls into Levi Strauss jacket

Levi Strauss this week begins selling a denim jacket with touch controls woven into the fabric in the first fashion offering stitched from a collaboration with Google

26 Sep 2017

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Nest looks to shake up home security

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Nest has set out to shake up the home security market, unveiling an internet-age alarm system

22 Sep 2017

UNITED STATES

Where does business process automation work?

Business process automation (BPA) is possible thanks to the evolution of technology, automating workflows sometimes towards points where human intervention is not needed

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ask and you shall receive in world of voice shopping

Ordering pizza from the sofa without lifting a finger has joined the list of modern-day conveniences thanks to a hot trend in voice-commanded smart speakers

4 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Uber to go public, launches Movement tool

NEWSWATCH: Things have no doubt been abuzz at Uber with new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wanting to take the company public in the next 18 to 36 months. In addition, the company has officially launched its Movement tool

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Sep 2017

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Four signs your business website needs an SEO audit

The only time the word “audits” pops up in your business shouldn't be when it's time to deal with tax- and accounting-related issues - or when the IRS comes looking for you

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 1 Sep 2017

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Save your bills while calling abroad - Tips to avoid encountering monster phone bill

If you're a frequent business traveler, you may have to factor in yet another cost while traveling abroad, that of meeting outrageously high fees for making international mobile calls and for using the internet

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 28 Aug 2017

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Google and Walmart team up to take on Amazon

Walmart, the world's biggest retailer, and Google, the internet's predominant search engine, are teaming up in an attempt to challenge Amazon

24 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Apple axes iPod nano and shuffle

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Touch became the last iPod standing late last week as Apple removed nano and shuffle stand-alone digital music players from its lineup

31 Jul 2017

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Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July

10 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

Microsoft announces 'some' job cuts

Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganising its global sales operations

7 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Apple opens first store in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Apple opened its first store in Taiwan on Saturday with more than a thousand shoppers flocking to the site located in the island's landmark skyscraper and tallest building, Taipei 101

4 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

Samsung to invest $380m in new US plant

NEW YORK, US: Samsung plans to invest $380 million and hire nearly 1,000 workers for a new manufacturing plant for home appliances in South Carolina

29 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises

Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years

21 Jun 2017

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