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Why Would I Want My Underpants Connected to the Internet?

There was a session at the recent GeekWire Summit on how the IoT explosion will impact retail stores where underpants were discussed. It’s humous but very illustrative of how every item in every store, electronic or not, will be tracked.

Thinking About Using AI to Recruit New Staff? Amazon’s Failed Experiment Might Have You Thinking Twice

Companies that are planning to use artificial intelligence for recruitment should think twice before doing…

NYU Stern Professor Scott Galloway: Amazon is a Monopoly that Should be Broken Up

NYU Stern Professor Scott Galloway says that Amazon is a monopoly that should be broken up. “When one company can take down the price of any other company, almost by a third, just with press releases, the markets are no longer competitive.

Finery: A Hot Startup That Seeks To Be the Digital Wardrobe for Women

Finery, which was just listed in CNBC’s Upstart 100 list of promising young startups, keeps track of all your clothing purchases and creates a digital wardrobe and then helps style you in the clothes you already own.

Adobe CEO: “Adobe Has Really Been on a Tear”

Digital marketing pioneer Adobe has really been on a tear says Adobe President and CEO, Shantanu Narayen. Adobe acquired commerce cloud platform Magento for $1.68 billion and then acquired Marketo for $4.75 billion.

ThirdLove Leveraging Data and Tech to Successfully Compete With Victoria’s Secret

How does a startup compete with a huge brand like Victoria’s Secret which by some accounts has nearly a 50 percent market share? By being different and utilizing technology and data.

Ecommerce Startup Zola Seeks to Reinvent the Wedding Industry

In 2013, Shan-lyn Ma and Nobu Nakaguchi realized through their own experiences that they could not only improve on but literally reinvent the wedding industry, so they started Zola.

What are Retargeting Ads and Why Should Your Business Use Them?

Online retailers and small businesses understand how crucial advertising is in driving traffic to their…

How the World’s Largest Online Travel Company Used Acquisitions to Grow

Glen Fogle, CEO of Booking Holdings says that it is through acquisitions that the company was able to grow as big as it is with revenue now exceeding $12 billion per year.

Upwork CEO Pushing to Build a Freelance Economy at Scale

The world’s largest freelancing network Upwork raised $187 million in their initial public offering this week. They currently have 375,000 freelancers working for nearly 500,000 clients.