Topic: retail

Blockchain will be the killer app for supply chain management in 2018
This year, blockchain testing programs will evolve from pilot tests to real-world platforms, and supply chain management is among the industries the…
Server vendors push flex pricing to challenge cloud providers
For some time now, server unit sales have been steadily dropping for the major x86 server vendors as enterprises draw down their on-premises hardware…
Google launches AutoML Vision in bid to ‘democratise AI’
Google has launched a suite of easy-to-use tools that allow developers with limited machine learning expertise to train custom models. AutoML…
New Zealand power retailer moves into bitcoin bill payments
NextGen Energy is now accepting bitcoin payment for electricity bills, as the Nelson, New Zealand-based power retailer explores new and emerging…
How Axxis creates a long-lasting customer service strategy
In July 1990, Mathew Dickerson sold the first mobile phone in Dubbo, New South Wales (NSW), just as the mobile network went live across the town. The…
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Chandresh Dedhia appointed as IT head at AHWSPL
Chandresh Dedhia has joined Ascent Health & Wellness Pvt Ltd (AHWSPL) as Head of Information Technology. Ascent caters to about 20,000 retailers…
Which IT skills are in hot demand this year?
PHP and Drupal developers are just two of a variety of sought after skills as demand heats up this year, according to a new report.  The Hays…
Induslnd Bank, Dynamics to introduce India’s first battery-powered interactive payment card
IndusInd Bank and Dynamics at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”) announced plans to introduce the first battery-powered, interactive payment…
Capgemini, PTC launch CoE for smart connected products in Mumbai
Capgemini and PTC announced the opening of a Center of Excellence (CoE) located at Capgemini’s office in Mumbai. The facility is designed as a…
Manthan launches in-store personalization for retailers
Manthan, a global player in retail analytics technologies and a pioneer in customer-obsessed marketing solutions that leverage advanced analytics and…
Metldown report: HP recalls 50,000 batteries
HP said this week that it's recalling about 50,000 consumer notebook batteries for free, which were originally sold as part of a HP notebook itself…
Security trends 2018: biometric hacking, state-sponsored attacks, daring cyber heists
There are only a couple of near-certainties for cybersecurity in 2018: that the market will continue to be buoyant and that attacks will become more…