NAB 2018: ZOO Digital Adds Facial Recognition to Content Security Mix (Rapid TV News)

ZOO Digital is to debut a video content security feature that incorporates machine learning and facial recognition. The feature will address a major security risk by automatical... More

SAP’s Design Chief Explains How to Scale Design Across Organizations (Fortune)

How can new design strategies be scaled across an entire organization? The answer involves a internal transformation of company culture as well as an external shift in client relat... More

A Look at the Future of 5G-Powered Smart Cities (Adweek)

What will cities of the near future look like when buildings, cars, people and a whole slew of other things can communicate with each other? Earlier this month, tech companies a... More

Netflix’s Newest App Isn’t for Consumers, but the People Making Its Shows (Variety)

First, Netflix used technology to reinvent the way movies and TV shows are being watched. Now, it wants to do the same thing with the way they’re being made. To that end, Netf... More

Cisco and TIM: Together to Accelerate Italy’s Digitization (MESA)

Cisco and TIM, the leading service provider in Italy, announced a major agreement aimed at accelerating Italy’s digitization at Mobile World Congress. The two companies are engag... More

By Buying the Ring Doorbell, Amazon is Expanding Alexa’s World Once Again (Fast Company)

Amazon’s acquisition of the digital doorbell-cam company Ring is a perfect example of how the retail giant uses its Alexa Fund investment arm to get an early line on good technol... More

Smart Cities Set to Go Worldwide by 2025 (ITProPortal)

Countries around the world are set to enjoy a major burst in connected technology as “smart cities” increasingly become the norm, new research has predicted. A new report ha... More

Eight Trends that Will Define the Digital Assistant Wars in 2018 (Fast Company)

The Smart Display Wars Get Real - Amazon got a head start this year in moving Alexa from speakers to screens, first with the 7-inch Echo Show smart display, and then with the dimin... More

How AI and Copyright Would Work (TechCrunch)

Self-aware robots, androids or call-them-what-you-will have been part of science fiction almost from its beginnings. Recently in science reality, there’s been early, speculative ... More

Can Blockchain Supercharge the Gig Economy? (Dataconomy)

Countless words have been written in recent years about the rise of the ‘gig economy’. As the natural evolution of the freelance model, the gig economy is based on short-term a... More

How Advertising Could Develop on Alexa if Amazon Gives Brands Access (The Drum)

If any business is set to have a happy new year, it’s Amazon; the retailer closed the holiday season with more Prime members than ever before and record sales for its line of dev... More

6 Big Predictions for the Smart Home/Security Space in 2018 (Forbes)

#6: Machine learning and artificial intelligence starts to really pay off in the home (and enterprise) security space: Tired of all those false alerts on your “smart” doorbell ... More

Accenture Interactive’s Newest Client: The Vatican (AdAge)

There are better ways to speak to the people these days than a wave from the papal apartment balcony. So the Vatican's communications department has asked business-transformation s... More

Listen Up, Retailers: Don’t Ignore Voice Shopping (Bloomberg Gadfly)

With another Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the books, Inc. has issued a self-congratulatory press release about how it fared during the shopping frenzy. As is typical... More

Maserati Selects Accenture Interactive to Help Re-Imagine the Customer Experience (SCN)

Accenture announced that Maserati, the premium luxury vehicle manufacturer, has appointed Accenture Interactive to help enhance the full Maserati customer experience across all dig... More

Capgemini, Dassault Systèmes Partner to Bring Integrated Home Planning Solutions (SCN)

Capgemini and Dassault Systèmes today announced a technology and services partnership to deliver new cross-channel design solutions to the consumer goods and retail industry. With... More

The Way Online Shopping Disrupted Retail, Blockchain is About to Do to Freight, Logistics (HuffPost)

This technology, and really the concept as a whole, is the epitomized opposite of how the world of big business operates. Nationwide and global companies, all the way down to small... More

Adidas Launches Smart Shopping App, Tailors Suggestions Based on Consumers’ Personal Style (The Drum)

Adidas has launched its own AI shopping app, which has been specially designed to offer a personalised experience for every customer based on their style and behaviour. The move ma... More

Strategy, Not Just Technology, is Key To Creating Smart Factories of the Future (Chief Executive)

Opportunities abound today for manufacturers to boost their productivity, increase efficiency and better serve their customers. And many manufacturers are implementing new IoT init... More

Microsoft Azure, United Technologies Partner on IoT, Smart Buildings (ZDNet)

United Technologies, which makes everything from elevators to aerospace engines, said it will use Microsoft's Azure platform and Dynamics 365 as a core part of its digital transfor... More