Whole Foods Get 25% Boost in Shoppers Due To Amazon Price Cuts
My two most recent visits to my local Whole Foods Market, including this past weekend, were distinctly different from preview visits. Lots more shoppers and some friendlier produce prices. Apparently this is what is called another “Amazon Effect” and it really should come as no surprise.
WhatsApp Poised To Make Money From More Than Billion User Base
Finally, WhatsApp is poised to make money from its more than a billion user base. While the Facebook-owned messaging service is currently free, the company is busy making plans for businesses to tap into the huge potential of its user base for a fee..
Small Business Owners Optimism Rises To Its Highest Level in 10 Years
Since the start of the Trump administration, there has been a noted increase in optimism among small business owners regarding their future prospects. In fact, data from both Gallup and the US Chamber of Commerce confirm that U.S. small businesses haven’t been this upbeat about the current situation in almost a decade.
How Apple Could Become the World’s First Trillion Dollar Company
The race to become the first trillion-dollar company is on as three of the tech industry’s behemoths, Apple, Amazon, and Google, continue to rake in profits recently boosting their market value. However, the latest reports seem to favor the Cupertino based iPhone manufacturer in beating its rivals in the race. Buoyed by positive investor sentiment, Apple shares just reached a historic high last month and, for the first time, catapulted its market capitalization to $800 billion, just 200 billion dollars shy of the 1 trillion mark.
Jeff Bezos The World’s Richest Man for One Day
Move over Bill Gates. Someone finally managed to topple the Microsoft founder from his number one spot on the world’s richest list; a spot that he has occupied for over four years.
Create a Digital Marketing Strategy for Your Startup
Launching a startup is exciting for entrepreneurs, especially in this day and age where technology has made doing business easier and more efficient than ever before. Technology has opened up a ton of marketing methods that allow you to sell your products and services and build your brand. These days, a startup may be able to bypass traditional marketing tactics via print and TV but most will need to utilize a digital marketing strategy to reel in and retain customers.
Apple iPhone 8’s New Feature Might Delay Its Release
Apple has a history of being secretive about their products until they are launched. However, that does not stop leakers from revealing some details about them.
Amazon Could Block In-Store Price Comparisons
A patent purchased by Amazon may pose potential privacy issues. Named, “Physical Store Online Shopping Control,” this technology has the capability to track shoppers within their brick-and-mortar stores.
Facebook Offers $250,000 for Original Content
Social media giant Facebook has started to farm out original content as it linked up with Buzzfeed, Group Nine Media, Vox, and others for its future video service.
ParlAI Expected To Revolutionize Conversational AI Systems Across Different Platforms
Facebook has rolled out ParlAI (pärˌlē), which is expected to revolutionize conversational AI systems across different platforms..
Microsoft and LinkedIn Primed to Challenge Salesforce CRM
Since Microsoft’s $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn three days after Christmas 2016, little has been heard from what would be Microsoft Dynamic’s bold upgrade to the CRM industry. But the picture has become much more clear since Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recently gave Reuters the details of upgrades to its sales software that integrates data from LinkedIn..
Revenge of Zuckerberg About to Snap Spiegel
Yes, the headline is campy, but there is no denying the battle for supremacy and which side has gained the upper hand.
Cloud-Based Contact Center Service From Amazon
Amazon has released Connect, a contact center as a service hosted in the AWS cloud. The service is based on the same contact center technology Amazon has built for their own use.
Win March Madness Bracket Using Cloud Analytics
Welcome to the first of two days of low workforce production and nail biting moments that lead into 3 glorious weeks March Madness. The first round of 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off today and it should be another doozy of an experience. With everyone scrambling to get their brackets in before the 12:15pm EST, hundreds of thousands bracketologists spent the last few days studying stats, algorithms, trends, match ups, or just favorite mascot to complete their winning pool entry(s).
Google Emails Site Search Customers Telling Them Service is Ending
Google Site Search is being discontinued according to multiple reports. Google emailed its Site Search customers saying that starting April 1, 2017, new purchased and renewals of GSS will not be available. The product will completely shut down on April 1, 2018.
The Myths and Truths About The Way Google Hires
“Today we are going to talk about two things,” said Sean McGaughran, Engineering and Technology Recruiter at Google. “One, we are going to talk about some common Google myths and busts them and two, we are going to talk about how Google actually hires.”
Over 1.7 Billion Bad Ads Taken Down by Google Last Year
Google more than doubled the amount of ads it took down in 2016 from its platform compared to 2015, removing over 1.7 billion “bad” ads. Why take down so many ads? “Ultimately, bad ads pose a threat to users, Google’s partners, and the sustainability of the open web itself,” said Scott Spencer, Google’s Director of Product Management for Sustainable Ads.