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Technology giants have maintained their position atop Boston Consulting Groups’s most innovative companies list. Apple, Google and Microsoft take the top three spots respectively, with Amazon and Samsung rounding out the top five. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Digital natives crowd the top of the 2018 rankings, holding

Facebook last week announced a redesign of its news feed to prioritise posts from friends and family over those of news publishers. While struggling news organisations are likely to take a hit on their social traffic, the move suggests that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been paying attention to criticisms

Acquiring Disney may make Apple’s products more valuable due to exclusive content and streaming rights, but it also goes against what Apple is good at – what does it know about running theme parks? With US President Donald Trump’s tax reform to be implemented this month, Apple will be able

Alibaba claims their artificial intelligence model has bested humans for the first time in the world’s premiere machine reading-comprehension test, paving the way for more advanced consumer facing AI. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The Chinese tech giant’s deep neural network model now owns the highest rank for

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

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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

It’s easy to be a bit amused about Kodak’s new blockchain and cryptocurrency, the KodakOne. The old photography company is the classic case of a firm that failed to keep up with technological change. Read More: Kodak Announces Its Own Cryptocurrency And Blockchain Platform But now Kodak is exploiting one of

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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

The world’s largest annual consumer technology show — CES 2018 in Las Vegas — ends today and some of the most exciting gadgets this year were on display in the augmented reality (AR) marketplace. This follows the news, announced in December, that 2018 will be the year the previously secretive