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OpenTable takes out its wallet for restaurant sales analytics startup Copilot

OpenTable, the company that built technology for making restaurant reservations online, has bought Copilot Labs, a startup with an app restaurants can use to track business relative to other restaurants.<p>OpenTable announced the news in a blog post yesterday; the startup joined OpenTable last month. …

Someone’s developed the world’s first contactless payment system for wands

<b>Sadly, we can’t magic up a few more zeros on our bank balance, but it seems it is at least now possible to make contactless payments by …

FinTech

Restaurants seek mass appeal with mobile apps

July 29, 2016<p><b>By Kevin Nix, President & CEO, Stellar Loyalty</b><p>According to RetailMeNot, one in four U.S. consumers have at least one restaurant app on …

Ecommerce Website Design: 4 Features to Improve Conversion Rate

Across the board, companies within various industries tend to measure their success online based on their conversion rate. Whatever the objective of a website is, from completing a purchase, requesting a quote, or making an appointment, these actions and conversions are what all marketing …

How Entrepreneurs Can Become Better Leaders

There’s been a long-running conversation about leadership. A sort of "chicken before the egg" type debate. Are people born with it (leadership) or is …

How This Korean Beauty Startup Uses Data to Keep Up With Trends

With Dollar Shave Club’s recent $1 billion sale to Unilever and Wal-Mart’s $3 billion acquisition of Amazon competitor Jet.com, e-commerce is looking …

Apple has wiped out the gender pay gap

Women and minorities at Apple are finally being paid the same as men<p>Apple claims that it's managed to completely eliminate the gender pay gap from …

A kick in the pants for Apple Pay and Android Pay

One of the unintended consequences of a bungled rollout.<p>If you think Joanna Stern’s critique of the new generation of credit card chip readers in …