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IBM is focusing its retail solutions around three key imperatives: shopping and customer experience; merchandising and supply networks; and operations and innovation. These imperatives include products such as Watson Marketing, Watson Commerce, Watson Merchandising and Watson Supply Chain. Potential use cases addressed by these products include enhancing product selection and design, improving marketing campaigns, improving customer services, and optimizing talent management.
Astronaut Gene Cernan died less than six weeks after another American space hero, John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962. Their flights weren't the first or last of the Mercury and Apollo eras. Yet to the public they were the bookends of America's space age glory.
Digital assistants, called bots, will be the most amazing technology advances we see in our homes in 2017, says former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned-academic and author Vivek Wadhwa. But is dependency a risk?
UNC-Chapel Hill has formally launched its Carolina Angel Network, pledging some $2 million to match angel investments made into UNC-related startups. A UNC professor, investor and entrepreneur, leads the fund.
More than 70 percent of households with broadband access now utilize in-home Wi-Fi, and the availability of fast connectivity is encouraging users to link more devices than ever, says Parks Associates.
When it comes to smartwatches, the hype about complex, multifunctional devices is fading - fast - with consumers deciding to buy a greater number of simpler devices, reports Juniper Research.
Signing and closing a merger, acquisition, joint venture, licensing agreement, or other strategic transactions involves many moving parts that are often overlooked or not fully understood for their complexity. Here are 10 reminders about closing a successful deal.
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I was sad when I heard that Oliver Smithies had died on Tuesday. I felt a deep admiration for this man. And I know everyone who had the good fortune to meet him shares this recognition of loss.
Chaperone Therapeutics,which recently teaming up with the nonprofit ALS Therapy Development Institute of Cambridge, Mass., to explore potential treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is looking to raise new equity.