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retail, shopping, smartphone

Adobe has announced a range of new features for retailers during the 2018 NRF Big Show in New York this week. First up, Adobe has launched a connector which allows marketers to pull in their big data stored in Hadoop into Adobe Campaign. This will allow marketers to leverage big

outdoor signage, out of home, digital signage

Digital out of home signage now makes up almost half of the out of home category’s revenue, according to figures from the Outdoor Media Association. In 2017 digital out of home revenue accounted for 47.3 per cent of total net media revenue, up from 40.2 per cent in 2016. Sign

Cargo ship, Maersk, logistics

Shipping giant Maersk has teamed up with IBM to develop a blockchain-based system designed to streamline global trade. The two companies have formed a joint venture — 51 per cent owned by Maersk — to commercialise the blockchain platform they began working on in June 2016. The companies want to

Digital transformation

IDC has launched a digital transformation performance scorecard in Asia Pacific, which outlines key performance indicators to effectively measure the digital transformation performance of organisations. Digital transformation (DX) is no longer a theoretical topic but being executed within many organisations in APAC. IDC’s 2017 C-Suite Barometer for Asia/Pacific reveals that

Scanning qr code

The number of QR code coupons redeemed via mobile will reach 5.3 billion by 2022, up from an estimated 1.3 billion in 2017, according to a new study from Juniper Research. The new research, Mobile & Online Coupons: Leading Vendors, Technologies & Market Forecasts 2017-2022 finds that the use of

Alibaba AI Labs, which leads the development of Alibaba’s consumer AI products, and semiconductor company MediaTek, have announced a strategic collaboration in IoT initiatives including smart home protocols, customised IoT chips and AI smart hardware, with the aim of fostering the development of a connected world in the IoT era.

The latest ad spend forecasts from Dentsu Aegis Network shows slower growth than originally predicted in Australia and key markets around the world. Overall global ad growth is predicted to grow 3.6 per cent in 2018, down from the 4.3 per cent growth Dentsu predicted in June 2017. Sign up

New data from Juniper Research has found that the development of smart grids linked to smart cities could result in citizens saving $14 billion per annum in energy bills by 2022. This is up from the $3.4 billion saving estimated for 2017, resulting from smart meter rollouts, energy-saving policies and

robot, AI, machine learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) features will become a critical product differentiator for smartphone vendors that will help them to acquire new customers while retaining current users, according to Gartner. As the smartphone market shifts from selling technology products to delivering compelling and personalised experiences, AI solutions running on smartphones will become

Does it work? That’s the main concern of IT leaders responsible for implementing customer-facing retail technology. Ensuring customer-facing technologies work properly after launching was identified as a hurdle by 60 per cent of respondents in the recent Riverbed Retail Digital Transformation Survey. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The