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Digital technology that breathes new life into the customer's experience

Gone are the days of mass marketing that consisted in categorising clients according to social criteria. Ever harder to convince and more connected than ever before, consumers are now looking for a unique experience. This obliges brands to take a highly personalised approached towards customer relations, by addressing personalised and contextualised messages to their clients through the full range of virtual and physical channels. This also involves knowing the consumer's background in detail, via their buying habits and their internet browser history.
Linux rules the IoT and mobile apps roost
6 Apr, 2017 09:00 am
Linux rules the IoT and mobile apps roost

Windows continues to remain the predominant operating system installed on over 90% of all PCs sold worldwide, but Linux has emerged as a leading platform for smartphones,...

Biometrics may replace paper tickets on UK railways
17 Feb, 2017 09:00 am
Biometrics may replace paper tickets on UK railways

Train passengers in the UK could one day pay for tickets and pass through turnstiles by using their fingerprints or iris scans,...

Scientists create erasable, light-sensitive ink
15 Feb, 2017 09:00 am
Scientists create erasable, light-sensitive ink

Researchers at the University of California at Riverside have developed a treatment for ordinary paper that makes it light-sensitive, allowing it to be marked using an ultraviolet light...

The future looks in focus
10 Feb, 2017 09:00 am
The future looks in focus

Researchers at the University of Utah have designed electronic glasses that automatically focus on objects both near and far according to where...

Batteries without blazes
7 Feb, 2017 09:00 am
Batteries without blazes

Scientists have created a new type of rechargeable lithium battery that substitutes the notoriously flammable component that triggered a series...

Smart tech, smart cities
3 Feb, 2017 09:01 am
Smart tech, smart cities

Technology holds the key to overcoming the challenges of modern urban living and achieving goals such as reducing carbon footprints and easing traffic congestion with a series of successful...

Start-up's card-free, mobile-free payments
2 Feb, 2017 09:00 am
Start-up's card-free, mobile-free payments

A new Singapore-based company has raised some $2 million in venture capital to back a new device allowing customers to pay for goods and services...

Harvard researchers 'create hydrogen metal'
1 Feb, 2017 09:00 am
Harvard researchers 'create hydrogen metal'

Harvard scientists claim to have cracked one of the "holy grails" of high-pressure physics by transforming hydrogen from gaseous state to metal...

Biometrics for the car of tomorrow
3 Jan, 2017 09:00 am
Biometrics for the car of tomorrow

Biometric identification, smart windows and cloud-based data storage are just of the three innovations unveiled at this year's CES technology forum in Las Vegas that are set to revolutionise...

Smartphone app adds facial recognition
12 Dec, 2016 09:01 am
Smartphone app adds facial recognition

British-based start-up Blippar has added a feature to its smartphone app that identifies people by scanning their faces.

Driverless tech turns cars into mobile offices
5 Dec, 2016 09:00 am
Driverless tech turns cars into mobile offices

The IT industry is laying the groundwork to add cars to corporate networks as driverless cars free up time for business people to work while travelling.

Samsung drives into auto sector with $8bn purchase of Harman
23 Nov, 2016 09:00 am
Samsung drives into auto sector with $8bn purchase of Harman

Mobile phone manufacturer Samsung's purchase of car infotainment provider Harman International Industries for $8 billion reflects how tech companies...

More punch for Intel's new 22-core server processor
22 Nov, 2016 09:00 am
More punch for Intel's new 22-core server processor

Intel says its Xeon E5-2699A v4 chip architecture offers more computing power for servers as the chipmaker seeks to keep its majority market...

Tableau unveils data wrangling software
16 Nov, 2016 09:00 am
Tableau unveils data wrangling software

Software developer Tableau says its Project Maestro will help customers with their large scale data wrangling needs when it becomes commercially available later this year.

Solar panels used for longer drone deliveries
10 Nov, 2016 09:00 am
Solar panels used for longer drone deliveries

Flexible solar panels allow drones to remain in use for longer periods of times compared to battery powered-devices, thanks to a Silicon Valley company and a Slovenia-based start-up...

How to avoid becoming 'digital prey'
21 Oct, 2016 09:00 am
How to avoid becoming 'digital prey'

All businesses will become either a digital predator or prey by 2020, according to a study by tech research and analysis group Forrester Research. In order to avoid becoming the prey...

The Blackberry's rise and fall
3 Oct, 2016 09:55 am
The Blackberry's rise and fall

RIM last week formally pulled the plug on its Blackberry handset, marking the end of an era for what was once the corporate smartphone of choice.

Travel industry embraces digital transformation
23 Jun, 2016 08:00 am
Travel industry embraces digital transformation

Connectivity of data across the full breadth of the travel journey is essential.

3D touch technology to replace 'old' touch
15 Jun, 2016 09:00 am
3D touch technology to replace 'old' touch

The ability to use fingertip technology that takes into account the amount of pressure applied with the touch will soon become a standard across all devices.

Business managers embrace the importance of APIs
10 Jun, 2016 10:00 am
Business managers embrace the importance of APIs

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are the glue that connect different apps, services and data together.

Government-as-a-platform emerging as key digital trend
15 May, 2016 03:50 pm
Government-as-a-platform emerging as key digital trend

The UK Society of Information Technology Management has published guidelines on how the concept of Government-as-a-Platform (GaaP) could be extended.

All applications to feature 'contextual communications' inside
10 May, 2016 03:30 pm
All applications to feature 'contextual communications' inside

When we talk about monolithic disconnected applications, these are simply the perfectly functional legacy apps that we have been quite happy with for the last quarter century and more...

Social platform Hootsuite opens up integration options
15 Apr, 2016 11:20 am
Social platform Hootsuite opens up integration options

Social media management system company Hootsuite has announced its new open APIs for the purposes of publishing, user management and URL analytics.

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