Topic : Retail

PayPal steps it up with OpenStack

Payment pro PayPal recently migrated from VMware to OpenStack. Sri Shivananda, the man who spearheaded the migration talks about the rationale behind the move, and shares his two cents' worth for CIOs contemplating a cloud switch.

Red Hat rides the IoT wave with open-source

Red Hat’s think tank has always sworn by open-source, and believes that it’s the key to unleashing next-gen technologies. With IoT storming the enterprise, the pitch remains the same. Here’s why Red Hatters believe open-source is where you ought to put your money.

Move over, robot. The co-bot is here

Robotics strangely conjures up apocalyptic images of bots going berserk, offing humans, or simply putting us out of jobs. The key lies not in ceding controls to robots, but collaborating with them. Enter: The co-bot.

How brick-and-mortar stores can beat the likes of Amazon

Online companies like Amazon that can analyze buyer behavior have a major advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers. However, artificial intelligence platforms tied to in-store sensors could eventually even the playing field.