Posts tagged “E-commerce”
Analysis: As margins compress and revenue growth of smart TVs slows, ad tech represents a high-growth, potentially lucrative endeavor for the device manufacturer and expands its operating system (OS) in Samsung smart TVs. Given Samsung's annual revenue of over $170 billion, TBR believes the $50 million spent to acquire AdGear represents a small but timely strategic move.
Instacart joins Amazon in targeting triangle residents for fast, customized delivery of products - but the Silicon Valley startup is focused on satisfying your hunger for fresh foods and other staples. And Instacart is working with several high-profile partners.
App Store ads; Yahoo patent sale; save reindeer app; smart car insurance discounts; Singapore net security
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Apple will start showing ads in the App Store; Yahoo plans to sell 3,000 patents; app may save reindeer; a look at discounts for smart car technology; and Singapore moves to improve Internet security by cutting government works off from the net.
If you are wondering about what "beacons" are and why Raleigh startup Reveal Mobile continues to be successful in attracting investors, a whitepaper from Juniper Research offers insight into what's developing as the next loyalty shopping rage.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: The MacArthur Foundation offers $100 million for big problem solving; Wal-Mart to test Uber and Lyft for grocery delivery; Samsung takes on Fitbit; and an ex-Oracle employee accuses the tech giant of accounting chicanery.
Stephen Wiehe, who took SciQuest private and pivoted the firm then took it public, is now taking it private again. Why? WRAL TechWire talks with Wiehe, one of the Triangle's longest-serving CEOs, about the deal.
A new report finds that more than 400 million people are now blocking ads on their mobile phones. That's a 90 percent surge in one year. Adblocking is now a rapidly growing threat to firms that rely on mobile advertising dollars.
More female game developers; seized bitcoins to be auctioned; Beijing tracks elderly; SpaceX success
In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: More women are learning video game design; seized bitcoins to be auctioned; China is tracking its elderly; and another success for SpaceX.
The world is embracing cloud computing, from consumers to the largest enterprises choosing to store data in centers provided by the large (Amazon, for example) to small. But are these providers giving you a fair deal? You might want to check after the British Competition and Markets Authority issued a report bashing companies for possibly breaching consumer law. A UK analyst labels what providers are doing "malpractice."
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba won -- and ultimately lost-- a friend in Washington using legal methods long deployed by corporate America: money and influence. A month after it became the first e-commerce company to join the IACC, Alibaba got kicked out. Here's the backstory + a mini profile with facts you need to know about the company.
Analysis: Salesforce puts an emphasis on intelligence to fuel its next wave of growth, says Technology Business Research Analyst Kelsey Mason.
Implant to fight addiction; Alibaba's woes; Google beats Oracle in Android suit; Microsoft-Facebook undersea cable
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The FDA approves a drug-oozing stent to fight addiction; Alibaba won - and lost - a big friend in Washington; Google prevails over Oracle in big Android suit; and Microsoft teams with Facebook for an undersea cable project.
Tech links: Peter Thiel-Gawker war; Snapchat raises $1.8B; AT&T bids for Yahoo; Red Hat boosts Ansible; IBM breakout coming?
In today's wrapup of technology headlines impacting on the Triangle: The backstory of billionaire Peter Thiel's war against Gawker; Snapchat raises $1.8 billion; AT&T may be battling Verizon for Yahoo; Red Hat gives a boost to Ansible, the Durham startup it acquired; and TheStreet says IBM is posed for a "breakout."
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter revises tweet multimedia limits; more ads are coming to Google Maps; Facebook makes changes in news after meeting with conservatives; and Apple's Tim Cook says apps are the future of TV.