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Frédéric Tardy, Chief Marketing & Distribution of AXA Group announces the creation of the AXA Lab

Silicon Valley

Forrester on Twitter: "62% of customers looking for a company on their smartphone expect a mobile-friendly website. #mobilemindshift http://t.co/rxCStFNL2H"

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The heart makers

Amazon’s next big innovation: ‘Prime Air’ drones for 30-minute deliveries

Your future Amazon packages could be delivered by a flying robot.<p>In a hyped-up 60 Minutes interview tonight, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos revealed the company’s latest shipping innovation: Prime Air, a service powered by “octocopter” drones that will deliver small packages in less than 30 …

15 Tech Trends That Will Define 2014, Selected By Frog

Drones, driverless cars, and the digital dragon of China are just some of the things that will change our economy, and our lives, this year.<p>Through a pessimistic lens, 2013 looked like the dystopian future we’ve been warned about. We learned the NSA can spy on our every word, right as Google shared …

Interview with Minh Q. Tran, Managing Partner of AXA Seed Factory

Startups

Microsoft and American Family Insurance launch startup accelerator for home automation

<i>The following post is from</i> <b>Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President of Developer Experience & Evangelism and Chief Evangelist for Microsoft.</b><p>On …

2014 CNBC's Disruptor 50

In the second annual Disruptor 50 list, CNBC features private companies in 27 industries—from aerospace to enterprise software to retail—whose …

Disruptive entrepreneurs: An interview with Eric Ries

Companies are all too aware of the disruptive power of technology. The author of <i>The Lean Startup</i> argues that the competitive reaction of many …

Health care in China: Entering ‘uncharted waters’

Multinationals are flocking to take advantage of the opportunities, but long-term success is by no means assured.<p><b>China’s health-care</b> sector continues …

Using big data to make better pricing decisions

Harnessing the flood of data available from customer interactions allows companies to price appropriately—and reap the rewards.<p><b>It’s hard to overstate</b> …

like Consumer App Arrives for the Internet of Things

The vision driving the Internet of Things is one of a world where the car tells you it needs a new belt, the iron notifies you it’s been on for a …

Shaping Tomorrow Login

Google to Spend a Billion or More on Internet Satellites

Internet access is common in the developed world, but many in emerging markets are just now getting online. For Google, one of the most visited sites …

Google Self-Driving Cars Are Learning to Navigate the Urban Jungle

Mercedes, BMW, Toyota, Nissan, Audi—major car companies say they’re working to make cars drive themselves. But all are lagging behind Google. The …

No More Malls: 5 Disruptive Techs Transforming Retail

Five technologies are converging to transform the retail shopping experience forever.<p>This is big. This isn’t Amazon, it’s Amazon x100. Very social, …