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Feature

Retail CIOs must balance security with innovation

When Home Depot and Target experienced large-scale security breaches on payment systems in 2014, it hit those top retailers hard: Criminals stole millions of consumers' debit and credit card data; the companies lost hundreds of millions of dollars in fines and lost sales; and their brand reputations suffered.

Amazon's Expected Smartphone Already Faces Skeptics

If Amazon announces a smartphone on Wednesday, as is expected, it will face an avalanche of skeptics.

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Interview

Technology is the Chief Ingredient Behind Running a Successful Retail Business: CIO of Tesco HSC

We spoke to Vinod Bidarkoppa, who joined Tesco HSC last year as Director (IT) and Chief Information Officer, and discussed the diverse aspects of his role in the retail business.

BYOD is a Reality & Organizations Will Have to Learn to Deal With it: LG India CIO

Daya Prakash, CIO, LG Electronics India Limited says the company sensitize employees about the security concern of BYOD.

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Video

Chetan Kulkarni–CEO, Vizury reveals the key to unleashing the full potential of Big Data

The boy wonder of digital marketing, Vizury harnesses big data to achieve five times higher sales conversions compared to the brands’ own websites. The man at the helm, Chetan Kulkarni shares the recipe to his secret sauce. 

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News

Infor Seeks to Strengthen Cloud Footing with $675M GT Nexus Buy

Infor made a $675 million bid to bolster its cloud and supply-chain management capabilities Tuesday with the announcement that it will acquire global order-management platform provider GT Nexus.

Collaborate launches PeerPass

Online peer-to-peer marketplace operator, Collaborate Corporation (ASX:CL8), has launched a new platform called PeerPass.

Checkpoint releases crime-fighting app for retailers

Security company, Checkpoint Systems, has released a mobile app to help retailers combat the threat of organised crime.

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Opinion

‘Innovators Are Not Smarter Than The Rest of Us’

According to James O'Loghlin, innovators are not smarter than the rest of us and don't have access to a special part of the brain -- they just do things differently.

Here's Why Amazon Drones May Never Land at Your Door

Amazon's distribution network limits the company's deliveries to just a tiny fraction of the US.

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Slide-Show

The math behind e-commerce getting appified

With Myntra being the latest e-commerce company to join the ‘app-only’ brigade, let’s take a look at the rationale behind the trend. 

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