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The Future of Retail: How to Succeed in the Next Five Years

Brianna Peterson

Brianna Peterson

28 Oct 20

Retailers today around the globe are facing an uncertain future. From a huge acceleration of digital shopping, overnight retail changes amidst a global pandemic, to changing consumer behaviors and expectations, it’s often hard to know where to focus…

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Google Acquires Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

1 Nov 19

Tech giant Google announced that it would buy Fitbit, a leading wearable electronics manufacturer, for $2.1 billion today. The move marks Google’s second high-profile investment in wearable technology this year, after its January 2019 $40 million…

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Huawei Will Recover from Android’s Ban

Wee Teck Loo

Wee Teck Loo

21 May 19

The news that Google has suspended business with Huawei to comply with the U.S. government's blacklisting of the company was confirmed with a tweet from Android’s official Twitter account. Huawei’s consumer business contributed to nearly half (48%)…

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Google Buys HTC: Buying a Friend for US$1.1 billion

Wee Teck Loo

Wee Teck Loo

22 Sep 17

HTC, a pioneer in the development of the Android hardware, halted the trading of its shares and announced that Google has bought a part of HTC’s workforce that’s currently working on the Pixel phone. HTC reported revenues of NT$16 billion (US$0.5…

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Apparel Category to Drive Product-Based Digital Commerce Growth: Think with Google Partnership

Michelle Evans

Michelle Evans

22 Sep 16

A decade ago, there was skepticism at the idea of selling clothes online. However, apparel is now one of the biggest growth stories on the product-based side of the digital commerce universe. Euromonitor International estimates that a total of US$1.7…

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Digital Trends: September 2014

Pavel Marceux

Pavel Marceux

11 Oct 14

In the first edition of this monthly tech trends podcast, Pavel discusses the Alibaba IPO, Google's monopoly case in Europe and Apple's move into mobile payments. Download as MP3

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HP Split: Double the Trouble

Wee Teck Loo

Wee Teck Loo

8 Oct 14

Hewlett-Packard Development Co LP (HP) announced on Monday (6 October) that it plans to separate into two new public companies: Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. The only choice HP has been struggling to achieve revenue and profit growth since…

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Big Data, Unique IDs and Prescriptive Analytics: Revolutionising Online Travel Marketing

Angelo Rossini

Angelo Rossini

16 Sep 14

Some of the most interesting recent developments in travel technology concern big data and prescriptive analytics. The convergence of these technological developments and the possibility of identifying online consumers through unique IDs are going to…

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IFA 2014: Flagship Smartphones Aplenty but is Anyone Buying?

Wee Teck Loo

Wee Teck Loo

12 Sep 14

Manufacturers were rushing to showcase their flagship smartphones at the IFA trade show in Berlin, ahead of Apple Inc’s event on 9 September. Samsung Corp showed the fourth generation of its mammoth Note family and Sony Corp introduced the Xperia Z3…