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Why Many E-Commerce Sites Are Remaking Themselves as Mobile First

People who prefer to shop online do that because it is convenient, which is why they will consider which device better suits their needs.<p><i>Why are online shopping sites becoming mobile shopping apps? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from</i> …

eCommerce

FedEx And UPS: Why You Should Be Buying Package Delivery Stocks

Package delivery stocks UPS and FedEx experienced a stock price decline as news that Amazon would enter the delivery business raised concerns over …

Investing

Wine discovery app Vivino raises $20 million as its ecommerce business takes off

While Vivino has been known for its wine discovery service, the company is being transformed by its wine marketplace which has seen rapid growth.<p>That momentum has helped the company attract a new round of $20 million in venture capital, which it announced today.<p>“We are on a mission to enable all of …

Venture Capital

Understanding The Rise Of Distributed Commerce (And How To Capitalize On It)

People are shopping and buying in more ways than ever before due to a confluence of different but inherently connected technologies. You didn’t have to look far at CES this year to understand that the user interface that will manage our lives in the future is voice.<p>The simplicity of voice — “Alexa, …

eCommerce

Blockchain-Based 'Internet Computer' Gets $61M from Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain | Investopedia

Blockchain is now being used to build an “Internet computer.”<p>Top Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital, a …

Andreessen Horowitz

Come scambiare denaro tra amici via smartphone in sette app - Wired

Dire addio al denaro contante si può. Anche nelle spese minime di tutti i giorni e nelle <b>transazioni P2P</b> (<i>peer-to-peer</i>), cioè i piccoli pagamenti tra …

[Ticker] Blockchain is 'opportunity' for EU, says commissioner

Macedonia 'optimistic' on Nato despite Greek far right<p>Today, 09:23<p>Neither Greek nationalists nor Russia will stop it from shortly joining the Western …

Europe

Crypto Fund Predicts Zcash To Hit Over $62K By 2025

Grayscale Investments has released a report predicting that Zcash will reach over $62,000 per coin by 2025, assuming that by then the cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

Steve Wozniak explains one big problem he has with the iPhone X

After initially holding out on picking up an iPhone X, Steve Wozniak said last month that Tim Cook sent him one. While he hasn’t shared much about his thoughts on the flagship iPhone to date, last week he described some of his biggest frustrations with the iPhone X in a talk at the Nordic Business …

Steve Wozniak

Let Telegram Try to Build a Digital Nation

This upcoming ICO aims to bring cryptocurrencies to the masses.<p>Messenger apps have proven that they can double as powerful payment platforms -- just look at the trillions being spent using WeChat in China. But can it work for cryptocurrencies as well? Pavel and Nikolai Durov, the brothers who …

Cryptocurrency

Is online luxury the holy grail of retail - and 'Amazon proof'?

"It’s a big boys’ game … it’s not for the faint hearted,” South Africa’s richest man and chairman of Richemont, Johann Rupert, once quipped about the online luxury market.<p>But in the three years since, Richemont has become emboldened enough to plough a further €2.8bn (£2.4bn) to take full control of …

eCommerce

Latest HomePod hands-on praises sound quality & calls it an ‘excellent Siri ambassador’

Following Refinery29’s hands-on earlier this morning, Lance Ulanoff has now published his take on Apple’s HomePod after spending some time with it. Ulanoff dives into the sounds quality of the speaker, Siri integration, physical hardware, and more…<p>Ulanoff says that while he first used the HomePod …

HomePod

Stealthy Trueface.ai integrates with IFTT as the latest test-case of its facial recognition tech

Trueface.ai, the stealthy facial recognition startup that’s backed by 500 Startups and a slew of angel investors, is integrating with IFTT to allow developers to start playing around with its technology.<p>Chief executive, Shaun Moore tells me that the integration with IFTT represents the first time …

Machine Learning

Why HomePod is actually a steal at $349

Don’t make the mistake of comparing HomePod to rival smart speakers and lamenting its $349 price tag. There are good reasons why the device costs more than three times as much as an Amazon Echo — and yet is still an absolute steal.<p>Apple is keen to point out that HomePod is an awesome music …

Bang & Olufsen

50 Cent Rakes in Millions Thanks to Bitcoin!!!

<b>50 Cent</b> took a chance on bitcoin years before anyone knew what cryptocurrency even was ... and it's paid off more than 7 million times over.<p>Rewind …

Cryptocurrency

Richemont’s $3.3 Billion Bid for Yoox Net-a-Porter Burns Online Luxury Skeptics

Richemont’s decision to plow 2.7 billion ($3.3 billion) into e-commerce by buying out Yoox Net-a-Porter SpA is a wake-up call to skeptics who thought …

eCommerce

Inside Amazon Go: The camera-filled convenience store that watches you back

The retail giant Amazon.com opened a new convenience store to the public on Monday with none of the hurdles of a traditional supermarket: At Amazon Go in Seattle, there are no cashiers, shopping carts or checkout lines to slow shoppers down.<p>But there’s a trade-off. In this store, the shoppers are …

eCommerce

Italy investigates both Apple and Samsung for slowing down phones

Italy is the latest country to throw its hat into the ring when it comes to investigating Apple for its purposeful slowing down of older iPhone devices.<p>In doing so, it joins countries including Brazil, South Korea, China, and France, which have all questioned Apple about its iPhone throttling …

Samsung

Tips and Tricks: Creating and Marking Up PDFs in iOS 11

As a contractor, I can tell you that PDF documents are the industry standard in my world. You don’t have to fuss with security settings or worry about them being altered the same way that you do with a Word doc, or other editable document style. If I am sending a customer a quote, it’s going to be …

iOS

This Startup Is Like Rent the Runway for Actual Diamonds

But what happens if you lose them?<p>Airbnb has changed the way we travel, Uber and Zipcar have changed the way we get around, and designer rental service Rent the Runway has changed the way we fill our closets. The latter is thriving, surpassing 8 million members in 2017, according to Adweek. It’s …

Tiffany & Co

Foursquare is finally proving its (dollar) value

In 2009, Facebook was just getting popular with moms and grandmas. People were playing Farmville. Twitter was just becoming mainstream. And Foursquare launched on to the scene.<p>Back then, Foursquare was just another social network, letting users check in to locations they visit and potentially …

Apps

The Top JavaScript Trends to Watch in 2018

If you’ve been living under a rock or buried in projects throughout 2017, this is the article for you.<p>A lot happened in 2017 that we’ve been …

Cloudflare Access aims to replace corporate VPNs

If you’re part of a reasonably big company, chances are there are certain resources that are only available via the intranet, internal network, or whatever your company calls it. A common way to access these from outside company property is a VPN, but VPNs are rather a clumsy solution — one …

PHP vs Node.js

<b>Our team is experienced both in PHP programming and Node.js development. We have a portfolio with both PHP-based applications and Node.js-based</b> …

The best mobile photo-editing apps

There's no shortage of photo-editing apps for mobile devices. But if you want to graduate beyond Instagram filters, the sheer number of listings on the App Store or Google Play can be overwhelming. We've sifted through dozens to find the ones worth your time (and money, in some cases).<p>A word about …

Apps
Social Media

Facebook’s Virtual Assistant M Is Dead. So Are Chatbots

It’s difficult to remember now, but there was a moment in early 2016 when many in the tech industry believed chatbots—automated text-based virtual …

Chatbots

How to easily share access to your Wi-Fi network without revealing the password

One of the oft-overlooked automatic features in iOS 11 makes it a cinch to give access to your Wi-Fi network to a friend by making it effortless to …

Wi-Fi

Blockchain: The next revolution in the food supply chain

Judy Fainor, IT expert and chief architect of Sparta Systems, explores how this technology could solve the transparency and traceability challenges …

Blockchain