Technology

10 Artificial Intelligence-Driven Technology Trends for 2018 (CMS Wire)

2. AI Tackles Big Data - Wilson Raj, global director of customer intelligence for SAS, also sees AI playing a major role in the coming year, necessitated by the growth of data size... More

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

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

How Far Can Voice Recognition Go? 7 Marketing Implications (Forbes)

Voice recognition tech comes in many varieties, and despite being less than a decade old (in its modern form), we’ve already started to get used to it as an essential technologic... More

The Convergence of AI and Blockchain: What’s the Deal? (HackerNoon)

It is undeniable that AI and blockchain are two of the major technologies that are catalyzing the pace of innovation and introducing radical shifts in every industry. Each technolo... More

Through the Fog Smartly: Unleashing the Power of IoT (DXC Technology Blog)

It took a few years, but most enterprise professionals these days now have a firm understanding of cloud computing, how it works, and what it can do for an organization or individu... More

The Future of Retail is Invisible (Capgemini Blog)

“Conversational commerce” was first identified by Chris Messina in 2015; this concept outlined a future for retail based on messaging and voice interactions via digital platfor... More

AI, Other New Technologies Make ‘Smart Cities’ Even Smarter (Forbes)

Linda Currey Post, Oracle: As people increasingly migrate to cities in search of jobs, services, and other urban benefits, local governments are turning to emerging technologies to... 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

AI Could Save Television Advertising with Advanced Personalization (VentureBeat)

Artificial intelligence is changing almost every aspect of modern life, and the television advertising industry is no exception. Thanks to more advanced methods of data collection,... More

IBM Expands Watson Data Platform to Help Unleash AI for Professionals (SCN)

IBM today announced new offerings to its Watson Data Platform, including data cataloging and data refining, which is designed to make it easier for developers and data scientists t... More

Can Artificial Intelligence Beat Musicians at Their Craft? (TNW)

Should musicians, whose job relies on the unpredictable and mysterious workings of human imagination, heed the warnings about artificial intelligence driving humans into unemployme... More

Is Augmented Reality the Next Killer Smartphone App? (Morgan Stanley Blog)

When mobile game Pokémon GO launched in July 2016, it quickly became one of the most successful apps of all time, with more than 500 million downloads in the two months after its ... More

Walmart’s Future May Involve Digital Voice Assistants, VR Shopping (Fast Company)

When you think of Walmart, you probably think of the big-box retail stores that are sprinkled from coast to coast. It’s the biggest retailer in America, with more than 4,000 bric... More

Is Technology Really Going to Destroy More Jobs Than Ever Before? (Futurism)

You’ve probably heard that a robot is going to take your job. It’s an oft-repeated refrain, heralded in article headlines and speeches from luminaries such as Elon Musk and Ste... More

HITS Fall: Blockchain Presents Opportunity for M&E Industry, DXC Exec Says (SCN)

Blockchain technology provides a good opportunity for the media and entertainment industry to overcome security and other challenges facing the Hollywood supply chain, according to... More

Cisco Bought AppDynamics, Wider Application Intelligence Vision Now Clarified (Forbes)

We know that apps and all manner of (software) applications drive the way we all use our devices and that software runs the world. If these precepts are accepted, we can perhaps re... More

How Google Aims to Bring TV Advertising Into the 21st Century (The Drum)

TV has traditionally been top of the food chain in terms of ad spend, but all that changed in the US last year when it was surpassed by digital. As the leading online advertising p... More

Why Blockchain is the Medicine, Not the Cure for Advertising’s Problems (The Drum)

According to Forrester, governments and businesses in Asia Pacific are starting to embrace blockchain technology to drive digital innovation and create more business opportunities.... More

NeuLion, Sky, Rogers Media Experts to Discuss DRM Content Protection Challenges Nov. 15 (SCN)

It’s among the more pressing questions today for media and entertainment companies today: when looking at content protection technologies and services, should I just build my own... More