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3 Executive Insights for Application of Artificial Intelligence in eCommerce

Daniel Faggella | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Daniel Faggella

At the recent VentureBeat MobileBeat conference on July 13, a panel of executives assembled to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on the future of commerce.

Should You Hire A Virtual Assistant?

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

There comes a time in every successful startup company where you have to outsource work. As a business owner, you know that your time is valuable, and it should be spent doing the important things you excel at.

Avoid Solopreneur Burnout: 3 Tips to Keep You Sane and Satisfied

Erin Hook Kelly | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Erin Hook Kelly

Starting to feel jaded? Frustrated? Beyond exhausted? If you're at the point where your to do list is more of a novel than an achievable list, and you aren't sure HOW you can get it all done, you're at risk of business burnout.

This Past Month's Apple Acquisitions: Increased Prevalence of Leading Companies Incorporating Machine Learning in Consumer-Facing Technologies

Lars Hard | Posted 10.21.2014 | Huffpost Code
Lars Hard

The roles of big data and machine intelligence are becoming increasingly visible in our day-to-day lives. That doesn't necessarily mean that tomorrow ...

Will Mobile 'Virtual Assistants' Propel the Future of Medicine?

Jonathon Dreyer | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathon Dreyer

The future of a quality, efficient health care system rests in our ability to press industry players to embrace collaboration and push for the creation of a connected ecosystem where, from patient to payer, mHealth technology acts as the ember to spark ongoing innovation.

Witness The Dawn Of Crowdsourced Flirting

Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.03.2013 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

We all know what it's like to suffer through a first date -- the canned conversation, awkward good night hug/kiss, forced laughter. Rather than endure all that alone, artist and programmer Lauren McCarthy has hired a team of anonymous online strangers to help her through the awkwardness.

We're Falling In Love With Our Phones

Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.17.2013 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

A survey of 1,000 cell phone owners commissioned by Nuance, a provider of voice recognition software, suggests that people are developing closer relationships with the virtual assistants on their smartphones.

Virtual Assistants: Interview With President Of IVAA

Lynda Resnick's Blog | Lynda Resnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Our lives have become virtual -- virtual money (ATM cards), virtual sales clerks (online shopping carts), virtual relationships (texting). So why not ...