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Amazon to change retail by eliminating check-out lines
Amazon employees are testing a new brick-and-mortar store, called Amazon Go, in Seattle that lets customers using an app bypass the checkout line.
Virtual teleportation now possible with Microsoft
Using a combination of mixed reality displays and 3D cameras, users of Microsoft’s “Holoportation” technology can interact with remote participants as if they were in the same physical space.
NetSuite set to go global under Oracle’s flag
As part of Oracle, NetSuite plans to localise its products for many more countries while expanding its data centre capacity, sales operations, partner channel and other assets to reach customers in those new areas.
Juniper boosts cloud analytics tech with AppFormix buy
Looking to bolster its cloud analytics and machine learning technologies, Juniper has announced its intention to buy startup AppFormix for an undisclosed amount.
Oracle announces plans to acquire Dyn
Oracle has announced plans to acquire Internet performance and DNS provider Dyn in an effort to pump up its cloud-based offerings.
Intel to invest $250 million on self-driving cars
Intel’s investment arm, Intel Capital, plans to spend more than $250 million of additional new capital over the next two years to drive the development of autonomous driving technology.
Is WhatsApp missing a trick?
Avaya Director for Sales Engineering for the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Savio Tovar Dias gives his take on WhatsApp’s most recent announcement and how it can be instrumental in improving customer experiences.
WhatsApp finally launches video calling
In a move that many of its users have been eagerly waiting for, WhatsApp is adding video calling to its apps.
7 ways to take back control of your cloud strategy
Gaining visibility and control over cloud apps is the first step in putting IT professionals firmly in the driver’s seat with respect to cloud IT planning. Here are seven actions that will empower IT professionals in the cloud generation –
Why trust matters in the digital era
Megha Kumar, Senior Research Manager, Software and Enterprise Solutions, IDC Middle East, Turkey and Africa, explores the value of building a culture of confidence throughout the public and private sectors in the era of IoT and Blockchain.
The importance of IT and HR collaboration
IT and HR are both fundamental departments in every business and a lot of what they do directly impacts bottom line. We take a look at how collaboration between these two crucial business arms can further a business’ success.
Is your OS ready for the fourth Industrial Revolution?
Hozefa Saylawala, director, Middle East, Zebra Technologies, explores how a change in mobile operating system could make the difference in enabling the workforce of the future.
Facebook names new CIO
Facebook has announced the appointment of Atish Banerjea as its new CIO. Banerjea replaces Tim Campos, who earlier this year announced he was moving on from the social media giant to start a new company.