Technology

The Design-Led Future of Work According to Infosys (Verdict)

In June, multinational technology consultancy Infosys opened its Brilliant Basics experience design and innovation studio in London’s creative hub Shoreditch. Company president R... More

Amazon Commits $700M to Retrain Workers in New Skills (Bloomberg)

Amazon.com said it will spend $700 million to retrain about one-third of its U.S. workforce in skills needed to thrive in the new economy. The e-commerce giant, which is increasing... More

Apple Opens App Design, Development Accelerator in China (TechCrunch)

Apple has opened a design and development accelerator in Shanghai — its first for China — to help local developers create better apps as the iPhone maker looks to scale its ser... More

Infosys Adds French Polish Via Tennis Tech (IDG)

Infosys was Roland-Garros' official "digital innovation partner" and the firm used the French Open to unfurl a wide range of tech shots, from artificial intelligence and machine le... More

YouTube Music Will Automatically Download Your Favorite Songs (Engadget)

YouTube Music is making it easier to keep listening to your favorite tracks even when you're away from a consistent internet connection. The app is getting a new feature called Sma... More

England’s Football Teams Have a New Secret Weapon: Better Data (ZDNet)

The Football Association is using the cloud to process huge amounts of data and create an automated approach to player performance analysis. The FA is using Google Cloud to create ... More

Digital Edition of MESA’s Spring ‘M&E Journal’ Goes Live (SCN)

The Spring edition of the “M&E Journal” from the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) is now live, offering nearly 30 articles authored by executives from Hollywood... More

Infosys, Microsoft to Accelerate Digital Transformation, Innovation in Smart Buildings and Spaces (SCN)

Infosys announced a collaboration with Microsoft to deliver smart buildings and spaces solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction, facilities management and real est... More

The Platform Economy: Why APIs, Integrations are Crucial (CMO)

The platform economy, driven by the rise in big data, new algorithms, and cloud computing, has been on the uptick for years now. Individual platforms are built on Web application p... More

Big Data, AI are Surging the Growth of the Gig Economy (IE)

Moonlighting', 'side hustle' and 'solopreneurship' – all of these terms have become highly familiar both for businesses and the younger representatives of the global workforce. T... More

Etsy Connects With Google Cloud to Improve Search, Boosting Sales (SCN)

Etsy is using machine-learning technology from Google to boost sales, reports The Wall Street Journal. Etsy in 2017 began shifting its resources to Google Cloud, a move 'partly mot... More

Building the Intelligent Supply Chain (Digitalist)

An intelligent supply chain connects people with processes and things to enable visibility, communication, planning, analysis, simulations, and execution. These processes are orche... More

With the Power to Change the World, Here’s Why the U.S. and China are Fighting Over Our 5G Future (SCMP)

With so much at stake, maybe it’s no surprise that China and the US are now locked in a titanic struggle over leadership of the 5G race, as billions of dollars of economic benefi... More

LiveTiles, Search365 Create Real-Time Search Platform (ARNnet)

LiveTiles has inked a strategic partnership with ISV Search365, combining technologies to create a sophisticated information discovery tool, featuring real-time file search and res... More

World Password Day: Is it Time to Do Away With the Traditional Password? (Verdict)

We’ve all heard the advice – don’t use the same password for two services; don’t use simple or frequently used passwords; use special characters and numbers. Yet, according... More

Seeking the Localization Utopia (ZOO Digital Blog)

In the last year, we’ve seen streaming platforms expand worldwide and become dominant studios. We’ve seen global studios turn themselves into platforms. We’ve seen local and ... More

SAP to Fund Internal Collaboration Startup Ruum (SCN)

SAP will invest an additional €10 million in Ruum by SAP to help the solution grow its business quickly. The project management software was initially developed by a team of SAP ... More

How Much Information is Too Much? (DMN)

The research is overwhelmingly clear: consumers want brands to know them, and to anticipate their needs to create an immersive experience that includes their likes and discards the... More

Five Exciting AI Outcomes in the Next Five Years (Avanade Insights)

Media chatter featuring “robots taking over jobs” can incite anxiety, causing a slow embrace — even fear — of artificial intelligence. But is this a valid argument? How I s... More

Tech and Data are Turning the Ad Agency Business Upside Down Too (Forbes)

For all the disruption technology and Big Data have wrought on Hollywood, they've cause perhaps even more transformation in the industry that pays for much of what Hollywood does, ... More