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E-Commerce"s Biggest Obstacle May Be Slow Postal Services

Long-time Slashdot reader rudy_wayne writes: J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison recently said that e-commerce companies' biggest challenge is that they are all expanding their businesses and pushing for faster delivery, but UPS, Fedex and especially the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 19th, 2017

Deloitte Digital: Rethink Business, Then Apply Technology

This IDC Market Note presents IDC's impressions from Deloitte Digital's event at its digital garage in London in May 2017, discussing the principles and methodologies in digital transformation as well as client examples. It also provides consulting,.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

The unsexy source of Amazon"s profit hot streak

Amazon may swallow up nearly half of every dollar spent on online shopping, but that isn't what's fueled its nine-quarter profitability streak. The real money flows from a northern Virginia server compound from which the company powers Netflix, Slack.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

This may be the best Apple ARKit application we"ve seen yet

What do you get when you mix a classic music video with augmented reality? Watch to find out. Augmented reality has been touted as technology that will revolutionize everything from shopping to surgery, but let's not forget how delightful.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Specific area of the brain helps keep the body young

Your hypothalamus might be the actual fountain of youth. Enlarge (credit: Daniele Meli) Age may not be a state of mind, but the brain is definitely involved. That's the conclusion of a study published on Wednesday in the journal Nature, which.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 51 min. ago

Biggest, longest, heaviest, and more: here are the largest airplanes in the world

With the unveiling of the Stratolaunch, the list of the biggest planes in the world just got a little bigger: Check out what other giant aircraft are ranked at the top, and how they flies the skies. The post Biggest, longest, heaviest, and more: here.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

Trends with Benefits: YouTube Red/Google Play Music merger & iPhone 8 rumors

The YouTube Red and Google Play Music merger could shake up streaming music and a new leak may show us an important feature of the iPhone 8. The post Trends with Benefits: YouTube Red/Google Play Music merger & iPhone 8 rumors appeared first on Digit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

The biggest airplanes in the world

With the unveiling of the Stratolaunch, the list of the biggest planes in the world just got a little bigger: Check out what other giant aircraft are ranked at the top, and how they flies the skies. The post The biggest airplanes in the world appeare.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 59 min. ago

Two storms set to undergo bizarre "Fujiwhara" dance, leaving only 1 standing in the end

Tropical cyclones, including hurricanes, are nature's most massive and powerful storms. They can span hundreds of miles in width and are so fearsome that they can wipe out entire coastal communities in a matter of hours.  These storms may be mig.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 51 min. ago

Google admits it has too many music streaming services

It looks like Google is finally admitting what we all already know: The company has too many damn music streaming platforms.  YouTube's head of music confirmed on Thursday that the company plans to consolidate its two music streaming services in.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 43 min. ago

Google Play Music and YouTube Red could merge into the ultimate streaming service

YouTube executive Lyor Cohen wants Google to create the Voltron of music streaming services. Could you, off the top of your head, name the differences between Google Play Music, YouTube Red and YouTube Music? Do you know which one offers more s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

Microsoft’s bug bounty system now offers up to $15,000 for finding flaws

Getting a first look at Microsoft's Insider Builds through its Fast and Slow ring program might be attractive in its own right, but now the software giant is offering thousands of dollars to those who find critical flaws in them. The post Microsoft&#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 31 min. ago

Jeff Bezos: Five things you may not know about Amazon"s founder

Five things you didn't know about the man whose wealth overtook Bill Gates' for a day......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News9 hr. 51 min. ago

Despite stellar reviews, sales disappoint for LG’s G6 smartphone

The LG G6 may have been excellently reviewed, but sales of the phone reportedly fell short of the company's expectations. So why the slump? Well, it could be because of the terrible timing of the G6's release. The post Despite stellar reviews, sales.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

Apple Discontinues iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle

From a report: Apple today removed the iPod nano and iPod shuffle from its website and online store around the world, suggesting the iconic portable media players may be discontinued. Apple continues to sell the iPod touch. Beyond new colors and stor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

Samsung Said To Open Its Pay Service, Could Make It Available On Rival Companies" Smartphones

Samsung Pay, the second most OEM-Pay mobile payments service (only second to Apple Pay), may be available on smartphones from other manufacturers, according to a report. From an article: Samsung is in talks with other device makers about bringing Sam.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

Google Play Music and YouTube Red may merge into the single streaming service we all want

A new mega streaming music service may be coming to your phone. In a panel discussion at the New Music Seminar conference in New York, a YouTube exec has confirmed what we all hoped would happen one day: YouTube Red and Google Play Music are plann.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago

How I use Android: Google Photos manager Indy Khare

Sure, your phone is a finely tuned productivity tool—but it's also a powerful personal computer that's practically always in your pocket. No matter how business-ready your mobile device may be, you're bound to take advantage of Android's non-wor.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago

A stuntman’s résumé may have revealed that Rockstar is working on ‘Grand Theft Auto 6’

Actor and stuntman Tim Neff has sparked speculation that Grand Theft Auto 6 could be further into development than expected, having apparently provided a motion capture performance for the project. The post A stuntman’s résumé may have reveal.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago

Google will soon merge YouTube Red and Play Music into one service

Google has confirmed it will re-position the two streaming services into a single offering, following a report earlier in the year that the teams behind music on Google Play and YouTube had merged. The post Google will soon merge YouTube Red and Play.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago

YouTube exec reveals Google Play Music and YouTube Red will merge

If you weren’t aware that Google offers a buy-one-get-one free deal with YouTube Red and Google Play Music, Google wants to clear up any confusion and will eventually merge the two services. The post YouTube exec reveals Google Play Music and YouTu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago