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Curated Customer Journeys Level the Retail Playing Field

The concept of omnichannel retail has taken hold to the point where many businesses have begun exploring the benefits of providing and integrating offline, online and mobile platforms aimed at engaging customers.  This ability to reach out acr.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireMay 19th, 2017

Honda Is Using IBM Watson to Drive Real Changes in Quality Assurance

This IDC Buyer Case Study examines how an automaker, Honda, implemented a cognitive system using text analytics to help it respond faster to customer feedback. The solution included IBM's Watson Explorer Advanced Edition and has provided Honda a clea.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 15 min. ago

IDC"s Worldwide Marketing and Intelligence Taxonomy, 2017

This IDC study is a reference guide for budget management and cost control. It can serve as the foundation for sales, marketing, and finance executives to better demonstrate fiscal management capabilities to C-level executives and to improve decision.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Americans are more satisfied with Apple’s iPhone SE than its larger-screen rivals

While larger screens seem to be dominating the smartphone market, the iPhone SE took first place in the Annual Customer Satisfaction Index -- receiving a score of 87 out of 100. The Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and iPhone 7 Plus trailed closely behind. The po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 15 min. ago

No cuffs necessary! This sensor can read blood pressure from your fingertip

Researchers at U.S.-based biometrics company Valencell have invented new technology that lets users measure their blood pressure level simply by touching their phone. It could arrive with future smartphones. The post No cuffs necessary! This sensor c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 39 min. ago

BrandPost: IT Orchestration Takes The Field

In 2015, a professional football team asked us to help upgrade their stadium with a wireless network built to handle over 70,000 fans and increased usage during upcoming college and professional championship games. It was a tall order, and IT Orch.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Xbox 360 architect is spearheading Microsoft’s quantum computing project

Microsoft's Todd Holmdahl, who oversaw the hardware design of the Xbox 360, is now hard at work on the company's ambitious plans to catch up with its rivals in the field of quantum computing. The post Xbox 360 architect is spearheading Microsoft̵.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Amazon Sets Up Shop in the Heart of the Publishing Industry

At physical bookstores like the new one opening in Manhattan this week, the company is drawing on its vast troves of customer data to shape the design......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

China Censored Google"s AlphaGo Match Against World"s Best Go Player

DeepMind's board game-playing AI, AlphaGo, may well have won its first game against the Go world number one, Ke Jie, from China -- but most Chinese viewers could not watch the match live. From a report: The Chinese government had issued a censorship.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

Amazon Brings Its Physical Bookstore To New York

Amazon's first New York City bookstore, Amazon Books, will open to the general public on Thursday morning, marking Amazon's highest-profile move into bricks-and-mortar retail to date. Even as the book shop is a physical bookstore, some "Amazon" eleme.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 59 min. ago

Thecus N2810 Pro 2-Bay NAS

The N2810 Pro from Thecus uses an Intel Celeron N3160 Quad-Core CPU, which offers sufficient computing power for entry level users who are on a tight budget. It also supports high-speed transfers using two Gigabit Ethernet interfaces and co.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

Every AMD Radeon RX graphics card you can buy for PC gaming

Radeon roundupImage by Brad ChacosNot all graphics cards are created equal. Both AMD and Nvidia offer a wide range of graphics cards designed for tasks as varied as adding basic 4K video support to a home theater PC to playing gorgeous video games at.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News20 hr. 31 min. ago

Are you sure it"s not just in sleep mode?

In the wake of a very bad thunderstorm, this field service pilot fish is dispatched to a client's restaurant to test and replace a patch cord after lightning blew up the cable modem."My ticket said to replace the cord between the cable modem and t.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News20 hr. 39 min. ago

ASE lands FOWLP packaging orders from Infineon, says paper

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reportedly secured orders for providing fan-out wafer-level packaging (FOWLP) service for Infineon Technologies' power management (PWM) chips, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 59 min. ago

ConsumerScape 360: 2017 Survey Results by Country

This IDC Pivot Table discusses 2017 results of IDC's ConsumerScape 360 Survey by country. We've compiled country-level results for all ConsumerScape 360 Survey questions. It includes questions related to TV, TV accessories, PC, smartphone, tablet, de.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

‘Injustice 2’ Review

'Injustice 2' makes subtle, but meaningful mechanical improvements, while offering an admirable cinematic story and addictive new loot system to keep you playing for the long haul. The post ‘Injustice 2’ Review appeared first on Digital T.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Google simplifies sharing notes, calendars and photos with family

Google knows that a large part of its customer base probably have families. That's why it introduced a family plan option to Google Music a couple of years ago, as well as Family Library sharing for the Play Store last year. When YouTub.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Ask Slashdot: ISPs That Respect Your Online Privacy?

New submitter Rick Schumann writes: According to this story just posted here on Slashdot, Comcast is playing about as dirty as they can get. This is just about the last straw for me; are there any ISPs in the United States that actually respect your.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

IDG Contributor Network: Educating the public about security – are we doing it all wrong?

In 2016 consumers were exposed to a larger number of high profile data breaches than any year previously. According to the Breach Level Index, 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 million data records being compromised worldwide, an increase of 8.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

IDG Contributor Network: Educating the public about security – are we doing it all wrong?

In 2016 consumers were exposed to a larger number of high profile data breaches than any year previously. According to the Breach Level Index, 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 million data records being compromised worldwide, an increase of 8.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

iPhone SE tops US customer satisfaction survey

Most smartphone companies today seem to follow the mantra that bigger is better; handsets that come with larger, ‘Plus’ variants are often preferred over their smaller counterparts. But in the annual American Customer Satisfaction Index (.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017