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Amazon's Expected Smartphone Already Faces Skeptics

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

CIO Not the Only One to Blame for Target Breach

'You almost have to be a superhuman with 25 hours a day to spend on security issues to be an effective large retailer CIO these days. And that simply doesn't exist.'

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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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News

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.

Millennials Skip Traditional Customer Service for Online Troubleshooting

When millennials encounter problems with products or services they typically try to solve issues on their own, but if they need customer service or technical support they want a rapid response via online chat or social media, according to a recent survey performed by Kelton Global for Salesforce's Desk.com. These self-service, on-demand expectations are beginning to rub off on Gen X-ers and Boomers, as well, and they're resulting in wake-up calls for many companies.

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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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