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Companies with digital platforms, such as Amazon and Tencent, will be unbeatable in the future

The crux of the existential crisis facing companies built before the digital revolution is whether they can transform from selling a service or product into a platform......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

The Future Of Cryptocurrency: A Chat With Elixxir CEO David Chaum

In the 10 years since "Satoshi Nakamoto" developed bitcoin and created the first blockchain database, companies like Elixxir have further revolutionized and specialized the digital currency's capabilities. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 6th, 2018

British treasury chief proposes ‘digital services tax’ on tech giants

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, Phillip Hammond, has proposed a new tax targeting technology companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon. The tax would take effect starting in April 2020 and generate about $512 million per year......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2018

Amazon and Nike are charting a course for the store of the future (AMZN, NKE)

Nike New technology is increasingly being infused into stores, and the results are finally starting to show. Tech-forward companies like Amazon and Nike are completely changing the idea of what it mean.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 29th, 2018

Amazon to become the third largest digital ad platform in the U.S.

Amazon.com Inc. is poised to become the number three digital ad platform in the U.S., according to eMarketer data, moving past Oath and Microsoft Corp. . The top two platforms are Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google. Facebook .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2018

Retail renaissance: How embracing digital sales is saving stores

Amazon's online success has forced retail companies to up the ante with e-commerce. CNN's Paul R. La Monica explains why some companies are keeping up and others have fallen behind......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnAug 22nd, 2018

Ignore Trump and Musk — here"s how to find companies whose CEOs think long term

Companies including Amazon, Tencent and Winmark have shielded themselves from short-term thinking, writes Michael Brush......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 20th, 2018

Ignore Trump and Musk — here’s how to find companies whose CEOs think long term

Companies including Amazon, Tencent and Winmark have shielded themselves from short-term thinking, writes Michael Brush......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 18th, 2018

Amazon gets half of online sales: report

As it launches another Prime Day today, Amazon is quickly leaving behind every other retailer hoping for a future in e-commerce.  New research out Friday from eMarketer, a research firm specializing in data in the digital marketplace, shows Amazon wit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Amazon captures nearly half of all e-commerce sales, report says

Amazon is quickly leaving behind every other retailer hoping for a future in e-commerce.  New research out Friday from eMarketer, a research firm specializing in data in the digital marketplace, shows Amazon with a staggering — and likely insu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2018

Research firm: Amazon captures nearly half of all e-commerce sales

Amazon is quickly leaving behind every other retailer hoping for a future in e-commerce.  New research out Friday from eMarketer, a research firm specializing in data in the digital marketplace, shows Amazon with a staggering — and likely insu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018

Supreme Court, Amazon Deliveries, Apple and Samsung: CEO Daily for June 28, 2018

Must-read business news, delivered every morning. Good morning. How can you tell if your company is truly committed to the future? That's one of the questions we wrestled with this week at the Fortune CEO Initiative, because companies that focus o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 28th, 2018

Amazon and Fidelity Labs Collaborated on a Virtual Reality Financial Agent

To show what could be possible in the future. Amazon and Fidelity Labs believe that in the future, people may talk to financial advisors in virtual reality to learn about how their stock portfolios are doing. The two companies debuted on .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 15th, 2018

Could future offices be homes for farm animals?

From a virtual jungle with digital animals leading you to your next meeting, to real pigs and alpacas boosting morale around the office - some companies are experimenting with giving animals a home at the office......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnApr 16th, 2018

Union Square tech hub gets $2 million to reinvent digital training

It wasn't just subsidies and a helipad that made Amazon choose Long Island City. The biggest attraction may have been the region's wealth of tech talent—which is only to say that the national... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork7 hr. 27 min. ago

Your next job interview may start with a text

More companies are starting the initial candidate screening process using text-messaging platforms......»»

Category: topSource: washpost12 hr. 12 min. ago

Amazon"s Bid for Disney"s Sports Networks Could Help It Beat Netflix

Amazon clearly seems committed to spend big to continue to pursue a sports-filled future. Amazon AMZN looks like .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nyt13 hr. 42 min. ago

Amazon's threat of buying sports rights should freak out traditional media companies - CNBC

CNBCAmazon's threat of buying sports rights should freak out traditional media companiesCNBCAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have given Disney CEO Bob .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews14 hr. 11 min. ago

Even small companies may be able to cut Amazon-like deals

A company doesn't need to be as big as Amazon to get a real estate deal. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral16 hr. 42 min. ago

Stocks take sharp losses; Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook drop

Big technology and internet companies tumbled.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 19th, 2018

Market slides as tech bears take a bite out of FAANG stocks

For the first time in seven years, all five tech companies that make up the so-called FAANG stocks — Facebook, Apple, Amazon.com, Netflix and Google — dropped into bear market territory on Monday. Both Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google par.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018