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#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager, #MLKDay and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage, social citizens stood up for civil rights on #MLKDay, and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

What natural language processing is and why business intelligence will never be the same

While companies don't have the time to read everything that people say online, using natural language processing, businesses can gain useful insights using computing power, not human effort...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 Jan 2018

AFRICA

Consumer Electronics Show introduces Africa Tech Now

Africa Tech Now, the first Africa-dedicated event at the Consumer Electronics Show aims to showcase the African innovation ecosystem, positioning Africa as a major actor in digital transformation...

11 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

Buying top quality IT equipment prevents unexpected expenses

Whether your company is large or small, your network is the backbone of your operation. It's how you stay connected to each other, your vendors, and your customers...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

New research suggests organisations should embrace new messaging culture

Surge in consumers' use of messaging and social media is transforming their expectations of service, says new BT and Cisco research...

6 Dec 2017

UNITED STATES

Simple ways to protect your favorite gadgets

It doesn't take long to realize how much our personal gadgets enrich our lives, however, they too have their weaknesses. Since they're slender electronic devices, they're fragile...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 30 Nov 2017

UNITED STATES

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

UNITED STATES

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

UNITED STATES

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

UNITED STATES

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

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

UNITED STATES

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

UNITED STATES

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

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