Posts tagged “E-commerce”
Startups, entrepreneurs, executives, investors and several of the Triangle's top tech and life science companies share the spotlight, taking home 12 awards at the fifth WRAL TechWire Awards. Plus, the first five members of TechWire's Hall of Fame are honored as are several Editor's Choice Award recipients.
Cybercrime and data breaches are going to hit businesses with an $8 trillion headache over the next five years, a new report says. Yet businesses are planning to increase defense-related spending only 8 percent annually even as cyber costs soar 30 percent. Is AI the solution?
The SEC broke major ground last week in a crackdown on "fake news," taking action against 27 web sites and individuals for publishing stories "touting company stocks" that were produced by writers "secretly compensated" to boost the shares. This is "fake news" with real consequences, and you as a reader need to be wary.
More than 500 million people will be using "contactless" payment systems within the next five years as growth surges by more than 50 percent, says a new report. Apple is the dominant provider - but don't forget Paypal.
Raleigh-based Sageworks - a finalist in WRAL TechWire's annual awards program - is the winner of a top honor in the commercial banking industry for its "Electronic Tax Return reader" software solution.
A new report from International Data Corporation shows that Lenovo's troubled server group is showing signs of recovery - at least in terms of sales targeting cloud information technology spending. Meanwhile, Cisco sales surge, cutting into market share held by leaders HP and Dell.
MediaPost's Gavin O'Malley published this commentary: "In some respects, the mobile boom is officially over in the States. Indeed, Adobe's latest global mobile report found double-digit declines in both app installs (38%) and launches (28%) over the past two years." So what can companies and app developers do to counter the trend?
LoLo, a mobile rewards program, partners with small businesses to encourage people to shop local, reports ExitEvent.
The number of people using instant messaging services through chatbots will more than double to 4.2 billion over the next four years with artificial intelligence that enables smarter apps driving demand, says a new report.
The U.S. Senate and FCC are changing rules about how service providers can utilize customer data, but that doesn't mean pay-TV subscribers like the intrusion, especially of personalized ads targeting them based on individual information.
When news broke that Windsor Circle, one of the Triangle's best-known emerging entrepreneurial companies, had laid off nearly half its staff, CEO and co-founder Matt Williamson didn't duck media questions. "Buck stops with me," he says. Some senior staff also were reduced to consulting roles, but Williamson insists the company;s culture hasn't been damaged.
Windsor Circle co-founder and CEO Matt Williamson explains why the company is changing its focus to larger customers - and why the move meant the layoffs affecting nearly half the firm's staff.
The chief executive officer of marketing technology firm MaxPoint Interactive saw a 68 percent increase in pay last year, according to the company's proxy statement filed Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The bulls are running for three tech giants: Oracle, due to its cloud business growth, Salesforce, thanks to numerous big deals, and Workday, with sales growing to Fortune 500 clients, are all on a roll, say analysts at Technology Business Research.