Digital Assistant

Virtual assistants can hear hidden commands but people don’t know

Many people have grown accustomed to talking to virtual assistants in their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm, etc. But someone else might be secretly talking to them too and you completely don’t know. This can be security problem to you.

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Starbucks Coffee

Learning leson from digital transformation in Starbucks

Starbucks experienced a crisis in 2008, with the slump in the revenue and closed stores. “Digital transformation” is the magic pill to put Starbuck back into growth orbit.

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Smarter IoT

New technology announcements portend a smarter IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is about to get smarter. Leading technology vendors have recently announced new products and integrations intended to push greater intelligence to the edge, derive deeper insights through analytics, and heighten security.

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O2O Online to Offline

O2O merging of online and offline in the retail world (Part 2)

Online business channels are increasingly considered as an alternative, rather than a competitive method to traditional business. Retailers are trying to “marry” these two things together in O2O.

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Middle Ages

The Internet of Things is sending us back to the Middle Ages?

Internet-enabled devices (Internet of Things) are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers recently broke into a casino through its fish tank. The tank had internet-connected sensors measuring its temperature and cleanliness. The hackers got into the fish tank’s sensors and then to the computer used to control them, and from there to other parts […]

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O2O (Online to Offline)

O2O merging of online and offline in the retail world (Part 1)

Why online and offline retailers are aiming to the territory of each other as well as how O2O is growing along with that trend. In the recent years, the line between offline & online is blurred in the retail list are expanded, moving toward to omni-channel experience.

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Diagnosing cancer

Diagnosing cancer much easier thanks to augmented reality microscope

Google Research this week revealed an AR microscope (ARM) capable of detecting cancerous cells in real-time with the help of machine learning. Locating cancer with a standard microscope is a difficult and time-consuming process, with a raft of information for doctors to study and investigate.

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8 Best Practices that a CTO Must Follow to be Successful

8 best practices that a CTO must follow to be successful

CTO is not just a guy who sits down in his office and has deep technical thoughts. He must be a very talented person because he has to create an internal culture, a technology friendly approach that would be aligned with the company’s goals and strategies.

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YouTube

YouTube is using AI and humans to remove unsuited videos

According to the Digital Trends, YouTube states that they had deleted over 8 million videos in the period from October to December 2017. Thanks to automated tools, they managed to scan and remove over 5 million videos before they reached a single view.

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HTTP2 for faster and safer Internet

What is HTTP/2 and why you should apply to your website?

HTTP/2 offers a dramatic speed boost as the line can be kept open and a lot of stuff can be sent at once. HTTP/2 is a newish protocol that will drastically speed up the web. It uses new technologies to take away one of the biggest bottle necks of the web introducing full multiplexing connections.

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