Category: Tech News

Tech News

How to Bake Customer Success into Your Operations

August 13, 2019

Via: CMSWire

When the first software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions debuted in the late 1990s, the nature of technology businesses fundamentally changed. Before, software came with commitment. People paid dearly in time and money for on-premises systems that they could hardly imagine changing. With […]

Gadgets, Products, Tech News

The Galaxy Home isn’t dead: Samsung says it’s working to ‘refine and enhance’ Bixby smart speaker

August 8, 2019

Via: The Verge

It’s been a year since Samsung announced its Galaxy Home smart speaker with Bixby on board, and the device was a total no-show at yesterday’s Unpacked event. But Samsung has confirmed that the project isn’t canceled. “We’re continuing to refine […]

Platform development, Tech News, Technology

Is conversational commerce just hype?

August 6, 2019

Via: Get Elastic

Last summer Priya Anand of The Information published a well-researched report about the rarity of product purchasing done by Amazon’s Alexa users in 2018. The key takeaway: only 2% of those with Alexa-enabled devices actually made voice-directed purchases in 2018 […]

Mobile, Products, Tech News

ZTE releases first 5G phone in China

August 5, 2019

Via: The Verge

ZTE has become the first phone manufacturer to release a 5G handset in China with the launch of the Axon 10 Pro 5G today, reports state-run news agency Xinhau. Announced back at MWC in February, the Axon 10 5G comes […]

Tech News, Technology, Website design and optimization

New bill would ban autoplay videos and endless scrolling

July 30, 2019

Via: The Verge

Snapstreaks, YouTube autoplay, and endless scrolling are all coming under fire from a new bill, which is sponsored by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), targeting the tech industry’s “addictive” design. Hawley’s Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology Act, or the SMART Act, […]

Reviews, Tech News

GoCycle GX e-bike review: fast, fun, and foldable

July 29, 2019

Via: The Verge

No Compromises” is a claim that many companies make but few deliver on. It’s also the slogan for GoCycle, a British maker of premium folding electric bicycles. Folding bikes are meant for the first and last mile of multimodal urban […]

Tech News

Gartner Calls Out Pace of Change, Microsoft and Musk Company Partner and Other News

July 26, 2019

Via: CMSWire

With the rapid introduction of new technologies into the workplace market, it would be reasonable to assume that those that invest are on top of their digital strategies and know exactly what they are doing when it comes to digital […]

Computer, Products, Tech News

Why Apple’s Macs can now ditch Intel x86

July 24, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

Rapid changes in the chip industry over the past five years Five years ago, I wrote “Five barriers that might hold Apple back from moving Intel Macs to custom ARM chips.” While those factors did explain why Macs haven’t transitioned […]

Tech News

Honor announces its first phones with pop-up selfie cameras

July 23, 2019

Via: The Verge

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has announced its first phones to feature pop-up selfie cameras. When combined with their side-mounted fingerprint sensors, this means the Honor 9X and 9X Max have almost entirely bezel-less displays, with no display notches or hole-punches in […]

Tech News

Twitter’s new design and Amazon anti-competition probe – News roundup

July 19, 2019

Via: Smart Insights

This week has seen Twitter launch it’s new design for desktop users, with the jury still being out on how it is being received. Amazon is set to face a probe to see if it is using third-party seller data […]