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AI breakthrough: Otter.ai app can transcribe your meetings in real time, for free

The startup has pulled off a feature that artificial intelligence giants and natural language processing software have been working on for …

Can Blockchain Technology Challenge YouTube, Netflix?

Online video content is already a huge industry. Giants like YouTube have effectively controlled the marketplace to such a large degree that they …

Blockchain

The Murder That Shook Iceland

Retail chains are in big trouble. Shedding sales, jobs and market cap, the implosion of the retail economy is a "silent crisis" sending shockwaves …

Market Cap

Retro alert: The ad spenders ditching digital for TV, radio

Some of the world's biggest advertising spenders are fed up with the digital supply chain and are yanking digital dollars from ad campaigns to put …

AdTech

What's an ICO? 'Big 4' Consulting Firms Are Getting the Question

Clients of the world's four largest professional services firms are expanding their interest in the blockchain sector in line with its recent …

Icos

Patreon doubles in a year to 1M paying patrons and 50K creators

Patreon’s novel idea of fans just directly paying the artists they love is having its hockey stick moment. Patreon tells TechCrunch that in a year, it’s doubled the number of monthly active paying patrons to 1 million, and the number of active creators to 50,000. It’s now on track to pay out $150 …

Startups

11 Startups that Prove Deep Learning and AI are Changing Marketing Forever

So far, 2017 has been the year of AI/Machine Learning startups for marketing, search, content and social media. It’s been fascinating to see all of the new companies popping up. Each week on the VentureBeat VB Engage podcast, it seems that Stewart Rogers and I are talking about yet another new …

Marketing

Difference between B2C & B2B Ecommerce

When it comes to eCommerce, what's the real difference between marketing to B2B and B2C consumers? Here's what you need to know.<p>When you think of …

eCommerce

Omnichannel Is Dead. Long Live Omnichannel.

“Omnichannel” has been one of retail’s favorite buzzwords for years now. At this week’s recently concluded (and excellent) ShopTalk conference, several speakers challenged the relevance of omnichannel. This conversation is long overdue.<p>The shift from a “multichannel” strategy–being active in …

eCommerce

The Complete Beginner's Guide To FinTech In 2017

You may have heard the relatively new term “FinTech” bandied about, but what actually is it? And why is it important for <i>all</i> entrepreneurs to know about and understand?<p>FinTech stands for Financial Technologies, and in its broadest definition, that’s exactly what it is: technologies used and applied …

Mobile Payments

Five major changes coming to the tech world

Technology in the workplace is developing at a blistering rate. Both consumer tech and uniquely business-orientated innovations are completely …

5 ways accountants have mastered AI

The new way of thinking about AI is to see it doing time-consuming tasks, freeing up space for accountants to do the serious thinking and to exercise …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Trends Appear in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2016 - Smarter With Gartner

You won’t be surprised to learn that blockchain, still five to ten years from mainstream adoption, nears the peak of the Gartner Hype Cycle for …

Fully understand the Fintech Ecosystem with this report

(BI Intelligence)<p>We’ve entered the most profound era of change for financial services companies since the 1970s brought us index mutual funds, …

Dlodlo V1 is a VR headset that doesn't look like a headset at all - Pocket-lint

Finally! A virtual reality headset that won't take over your whole head nor kill your neck after five minutes of use.<p>Chinese VR startup Dlodlo plans …

Why Chinese Investors Are Pouring Money Into This California Virtual Reality Startup

Foreign investors are betting big on consumer virtual reality being the next big thing in TV broadcasting.<p>California startup NextVR recently raised …

Virtual Reality

16 Stunning Statistics that Forecast the Future of the Internet of Things

When we started this decade, the Internet of Things was a basically a buzzword, talked about by a few, acted upon by fewer, a challenge to save for …

3tags.org

The New Normal: How Virtual Reality Will Revolutionize The Way We Do Life

<i>Screenshot: BBC.com</i><p>According to Wikipedia, virtual reality isa computer technology that replicates an environment, real or imagined, and simulates a user's physical presence and environment to allow for user interaction.<p>The idea of virtual reality has been around for as early as over two decades …

Virtual Reality

Your Startup’s Pitch Needs Only These 10 Slides

Guy Kawasaki shares the layout for a perfect pitch.<p>Pitching your startup to investors just might be the most nerve-wracking aspect of starting your …

What You Need to Know about the Latest Trends in Virtual Reality Technology

The concept of VR isn’t new. In fact, you could say it dates all the way back to the invention of the stereoscope in 1838 when Charles Wheatstone …

Virtual Reality

New technology could add product placement to old TV programmes

Described as ‘product placement on steroids’, the technique is being premiered for Bushmills whiskey on Vice’s TV channel<p>Your favourite episodes of Friends could soon come with added product placement following the rollout of new technology that digitally inserts branded goods into pre-existing …

Advertising

Samsung Takes a Different Approach to Mobile Payments

Smartphone leader Samsung Electronics has for years been a spectator as Apple built a services “ecosystem” supporting its products. But now, as the …

FinTech

Why Customer Lifetime Value Matters (and How to Calculate It for Your Business)

How do you measure your online store’s success? Do you typically focus on things like sales and revenue?While these metrics are useful for tracking …

Customers

Popularity Of Subscription Boxes Means Rethinking How E-Commerce Logistics Work

Subscription boxes are a hot retail category, but the business has a problem, especially when it comes to beauty product boxes. While other companies …

eCommerce

Solar panels that also use rain for power could change the world forever - Pocket-lint

Solar power is fast becoming a more energy efficient green power conversion source, but mainly in sunny places. A breakthrough with graphene could …

This isn’t China: The “Amazon of India” will be Amazon and “Uber of India” will be Uber

I was at a conference the other day, speaking on a panel with VCs and angels, when we were asked a question: With the softening of valuations and the famous Flipkart markdown, is there still a large internet opportunity in India?<p>My friend and co-panelist from a large VC fund jumped up and trotted …

Market Cap