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Archive for January, 2017

New Book Is Truth Serum For Uber, Airbnb And ‘Sharing’

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

A new book takes stock of Uber, Airbnb and the sharing economy — capturing both the allure and perils of this radical new style of business. The author, Bloomberg’s Brad Stone, is renowned for his earlier biography of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

For Opening Ceremony And Google Pixel, Fashion Week Is About Fast Access

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

As more brands move to a see-now/buy-now collection model, Opening Ceremony and Google Pixel took instant access one step further. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Do Dark Matter And Dark Energy Affect Ordinary Atoms?

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

The answer is almost certainly yes, but only in the tiniest of ways. Explaining why requires looking closely at the nature of atoms, and what it means for dark stuff to affect them. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

SAPVoice: Lenovo’s “Disciplined” Supply Chain Drives Global Leadership

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

Over the last decade, Lenovo has been going global with the acquisitions of IBM’s personal computer business and Motorola Mobility. Read how the company has been revamping its now worldwide supply chain to keep pace. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Were PayPal’s strong mobile results due to its One Touch checkout?

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017
Venmo enjoyed astounding growth in Q4

Venmo enjoyed astounding growth in Q4

PayPal Holdings Inc. Q4 results revealed a 17 percent increase in revenue and optimism for its One Touch platform, an outcome that might lead competitors to speed up rollout of frictionless payments.

During the PayPal earnings call, the company proposed a few of its priorities for …read more

Source:: Mobile Commerce Daily feed

Mobile wallet spend to increase by more than 30pc this year: report

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017
The study showered praise on PayPal for investing in mobile payments infrastructure

The study showered praise on PayPal for investing in mobile payments infrastructure

In keeping with the boom in mobile wallet adoption by both consumers and brands alike, a new report from Juniper Research claims that global spend through mobile wallets will increase to $1.35 trillion this year.

The Mobile Wallets: Service …read more

Source:: Mobile Commerce Daily feed

The History of Credit Cards

Monday, 30 January, 2017

EVO Canada would like to share this infographic from PSC Systems showcasing amazing facts about our industry. See below:

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Latest iPhone 8 Leak Reveals Apple’s Delicate Decision

Monday, 30 January, 2017

The latest iPhone news suggests that the idea of wireless charging over an air gap measured in feet is unlikely to happen in 2017’s flagship model. Instead any wireless charging will likely use the inductive method, limiting charging to a few millimetres above a base plate. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Pearson Cutting E-Book Rental Prices

Monday, 30 January, 2017

Following a bad forecast, Pearson PLC has decided to cut e-book prices to better compete in the digital textbook market. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

EA: How Services Revenues Are Helping Improve Its Operating Efficiency

Monday, 30 January, 2017

Electronic Arts had a good 2016, which has positively impacted the company’s stock price. Its current market price is almost 15% higher than its year-ago high. During the last year, the company not only managed to improve its top line, but was also able to improve its operating efficiency. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology