Facebook plans to let users ‘unsend’ messages, just like Zuckerberg

Earlier this week, tech site Techcrunch reported that Facebook had retracted messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg from the recipients’ inboxes. The messages, sent with Messenger, were claimed to be a ‘security issue’, but there was some backslash from the community. Only Zuckerberg and other high executives had the privilege of having their messages deleted, whereas […]

Twitter removed over 1.2 million accounts linked to terrorism

Twitter removed over 1.2 million accounts linked to terrorism, according to the Dutch newspaper NU.nl. The removed accounts were part of the propaganda machine used by terrorist organisations worldwide.  The active war on terrorism at Twitter started in 2015, when Twitter decided to keep track of all deleted accounts linked to terrorism. In the second […]

Coincheck confirms takeover by Monex

Monex, the second biggest online broker in Japan is taking over cryptobroker Coincheck, according to Japanse newspaper Nikkei. An interesting move, since earlier this year Coincheck was hit by a hack, losing millions. The deal gives Monex full ownership over tradingplatform Coincheck, as well as the customer base. It’s not clear yet how large this […]

Harnessing the Advantages of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Retail Sector

Artificial Intelligence has forever been the term that people associated with Hollywood movies. Today, with the latest discoveries in the field of Artificial Intelligence, its applications in various segments are taking all industries by storm and that includes the retail sector. Now, you either live with AI or you just ‘leave’ the ‘show’. AI is […]

E-commerce fashion retailer Zalando announces opening in Lisbon

Zalando, German e-commerce fashion retailer, continues its global growth with the opening of its new technology hub in Lisbon. Zalando aims to expand its e-commerce platform and increase digital offers to connect people and fashion in multiple ways. The new technology hub in Lisbon will play a key role in this strategy by focusing on the development […]

Bitcoin,Litecoin,Ethereum: Amazon Coin is shaking up cryptocurrency markets

Bitcoin’s price has skyrocketed to unprecedented figure over the past several weeks while other cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin or Ethereum have failed to keep its price in check. After the rumours that Amazon will accept cryptocurrency as a payment option, Bitcoin reached new record high of $7,350. However, other cryptocurrencies, in particular Litecoin and Ethereum, struggled to keep up […]

E-commerce will outpace in-store spending for first time ever this holiday season

E-commerce is set to surpass yet another significant milestone in the world of retail. For the first time ever, holiday shoppers will spend more on e-commerce sites than they will in brick-and-mortar stores, according to a recent study. The survey, conducted by Deloitte, found that consumers will spend 51 percent of their budget online and […]

Top 10 consumer product trends in October

Not surprisingly, October’s product trends have been dominated by inspirations from Halloween and the ultra-popular TV show Stranger Things as well as ongoing trends like mobile phone accessories, subscription services, and innovations in food packaging. Here are 10 most important product trends in October based on a multitude of resources including crowdfunding sites and trend […]