Tag: consumer

Use AI to weather the upcoming data deprecation storm

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more This article was contributed by Tara DeZao, product marketing director, AdTech and MarTech at Pega Last summer’s announcement that Google’s third-party cookie deprecation has been pushed out to […]

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FTC sues to block Nvidia’s $75B bid to buy Arm

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Nvidia‘s $75 billion takeover of Arm Holdings for antitrust reasons. The lawsuit signals the start of more aggressive FTC […]

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AI-powered ecommerce platform Convious raises $12M

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Convious, the Amsterdam-based company that offers an AI-driven ecommerce platform for the experience economy, today announced it has raised $12 million. Convious says its technology enables dynamic pricing […]

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SiFive moves into high-end RISC-V processors with P650 design

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more SiFive, a pioneer of processors based on RISC-V computing, unveiled its SiFive Performance P650 processor at the high-end of the processor market. The design for the P650 processor, […]

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Seagate launches 20TB hard disk drives for enterprises and data freaks

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Seagate Technology is launching some pretty beef hard disk drives that can store 20 terabytes of data for enterprise applications. The Fremont, California-based company said the move is […]

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Will SiriusXM Rob ‘Jim And Sam’ Fans Of Their Daily ‘Golden Jubilee’?

SiriusXM’s Jim Norton and Sam Roberts with Stevie Van Zandt. @JimAndSamShow “When you got to wake in the morning … your best friends are up and performing,” the opening to SiriusXM’s Jim and Sam show’s theme song by The Faceplants justly begins. Jim and Sam hosts Jim Norton and Sam Roberts have been “up and […]

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Report: Applications and critical data vulnerable to attack

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a report by Synopsys, 97% of software and systems targets tested during 2020 were found to contain a vulnerability. Furthermore, 30% of the targets had high-risk […]

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Report: Zero-trust architecture is expected to increase cybersecurity efficacy by 144%

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more As 2022 quickly approaches, Symmetry Systems and Osterman Research have released a report detailing how organizations plan to deploy zero-trust architecture, with 53% of respondents citing high-profile ransomware […]

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‘Tis the season for cyberattacks: 3 tips for protecting your business

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more This article was contributed by Johanna Baum, CEO, and Founder of S3 Cyberattacks, or the threat of an attack, might be top of mind during the festive season […]

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Borussia Dortmund: Champions League Elimination Should Ring Alarm Bells For Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund was eliminated by Sporting from the Champions League on Wednesday (Photo by … [+] Octavio Passos/Getty Images) Getty Images It is a catastrophe on many different levels; Borussia Dortmund is out of the UEFA Champions League after a 3-1 defeat to Sporting CP on matchday 5. “It’s a horrible defeat,” Borussia Dortmund head […]

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Why siloed SaaS tools do not play well with others

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more This article was contributed by Buddy Brewer, GVP &GM, Partnerships, New Relic In Slack channels and Zoom calls across Silicon Valley, no business buzzword has more cache at […]

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At Least 27 Migrants Dead After Boat Sinks Crossing English Channel, French Authorities Say

Topline At least 27 migrants attempting to make their way from France to the United Kingdom died Wednesday when their boat sank, French police said, in the largest loss of life this year amid a record-breaking surge of people crossing the English Channel. An inflatable craft carrying migrant men, women and children crosses the shipping lane […]

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Nice and Google Cloud team up to improve customer interactions

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Nice CXone, one of the more pleasantly named IT software providers around, is hooking up with Google Cloud, aiming to create more effective customer self-service systems that integrate […]

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No-code conversational sales solutions provider Whatslly gets $11M

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Whatslly, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based company that offers enterprise-level conversational sales solutions for customer-facing interactions, today announced it has raised $11 million. Whatslly provides a no-code plug-and-play solution […]

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Report: AI has assisted half of all business owners during the labor shortage

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more A new report from Unsupervised indicates that one in two business owners implementing AI say it has helped their business during the labor shortage. As companies continue to […]

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Target Will Keep Stores Closed Every Thanksgiving— See Which Other Stores Are Closing For The Holiday

Topline Target stores will stay closed on Thanksgiving moving forward, marking a shift from prepandemic Black Friday sales starting early and making the temporary coronavirus policy adopted by many retailers a permanent practice. Thanksgiving Day shoppers push loaded-up carts during the Black Friday sales at a Target store in … [+] Culver City, California, on […]

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Report: Only 21% of remote workers say they are aware of cyberthreats

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a new report by Unisys, 61% of hybrid and remote workers feel primarily responsible for maintaining their digital security, yet only 21% are aware of sophisticated […]

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Deprecating the cookie: The impact of eliminating third-party identifiers

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more This article was contributed by Josh Perlstein, Chief Executive Officer of Response Media The digital marketing world is becoming even more complex: 62% of customers prefer personalized products […]

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Report: 55% of Americans say paying ransoms encourages more cybercrime

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to new research from next-gen data management company Cohesity, more than half (55%) of Americans said that paying ransom only encourages more ransomware and cybercriminal activity. The […]

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Nikeland debuts on Roblox as its latest persistent gaming space

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Nike is opening its Nikeland immersive world experience on Roblox today. The brands are rushing into Roblox, the user-generated content platform that […]

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Kim Kardashian West Funds Flight To Bring Afghan Girls’ Soccer Team To U.K.

Topline  More than 30 teenage female soccer players from Afghanistan’s youth development team landed in a London airport with their families Thursday to begin new lives after American reality star Kim Kardashian West paid for a chartered flight to bring the players to the U.K. Kim Kardashian West arrives at the “Saturday Night Live” afterparty […]

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Nreal Light AR glasses hit U.S Verizon stores on November 30

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Nreal said it will begin selling its Nreal Light augmented reality glasses in Verizon stores in the U.S. on November 30. That’s […]

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Report: Nearly half of online shoppers will cut ties with a retailer if personal info is compromised

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more A new report from NTT Application Security has found that 94% of consumers understand the risks of online shopping. However, 46% say they would stop shopping with a […]

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Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait Sells For $34.9 Million—The Most Ever For A Latin American Artist

Topline One of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s final self-portraits broke several art market records Tuesday when it sold for $34.9 million, the highest price ever realized for artwork by a Latin American artist at auction. An art handler holds Frida Kahlo’s final self-portrait “Diego y yo” while on display during a press … [+] preview […]

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How OfferFit uses self-learning AI to stop customer churn

Running a business optimally isn’t only about finding and convincing customers to buy your product. It’s also about retaining customers who’ve already bought your product so they will remain loyal to you. Stopping customer “churn” has long been a big business behind the scenes, but historically it’s been a slow, tedious process. Boston-based marketing-tech startup […]

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Report: 91% of attacks on tech platforms now come from bots

According to a report from Arkose Labs, recent data predicts a 60% increase in online fraud across all industries. Arkose Labs released new data on the latest fraud trends, revealing increasingly frequent threats during the holidays, rising attacks by bots, and a resurgence in attacks on travel companies. As shoppers fill their online carts, account […]

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Real Estate Tycoon Harry Macklowe And His Ex-Wife’s Art Collection Nets $676 Million In First Of Two Auctions (Photos)

Topline The first of two auctions to unload the art collection of New York real estate tycoon Harry Macklowe and his ex-wife Linda fetched $676 million Monday evening, putting the 65-piece trove on track to break the record for the most expensive art collection ever sold at auction after the second half hits the block […]

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Report: New banking trojans rise 80% each year

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  According to Nokia’s 2021 Threat Intelligence Report, the number of new banking trojans increased 80% year-after-year in the first half of 2021. These trojans, which were found to be particularly active in Latin America and Europe, specifically […]

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