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Why 'experiental' marketing will be a massive IT challenge

Marketing is all about experiences now; to succeed it will need the two-letter technologies: AR, VR and A.I. And to scale it will need smartphones, selfies, live-streaming and social media.

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Apple, the enterprise, and why mobile matters

Enterprises that are already mobile have a better chance in the future.

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What Apple users need to know about Bluetooth Mesh

Bluetooth Mesh offers a big improvement for home and industrial IoT. Here's what Apple users need to know about the new standard.

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Apple vs. Amazon in the transformation of retail

Apple is a retail brand, surfing the same seas as its competitors. Your life has become a service industry, and the supplier relationships you choose will also define who you are.

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A.I. innovation finds a home on mobile devices

Mobile apps powered by artificial intelligence are becoming better at anticipating user needs.

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Apple’s ARKit will make 3D printing mainstream

Apple’s ARKit will make 3D printing mainstream -- the $99 Obsidian 3D printer shows what’s coming

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Avoid the mouse trap: Old habits wreck new tech

New technologies that can revolutionize business and have powerful new UIs are emerging quickly. But most people are still tapping away on keyboards.

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Apple’s iOS 11 unlocks a future for IoT

With its move to open up NFC support for some iOS developers, Apple is opening IoT doors, while Hilton Hotels shows how to use smartphones to unlock them.

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What's next in IoT innovations?

Tom Soderstrom talks about the cutting-edge work happening at Jet Propulsion Lab in the evolving field of internet of things.

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AI and mobile apps: What really matters

More apps use AI to do things for us, such block and remove offensive posts on Instagram. Soon AI will take the limelight, and the apps will move the background.

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Mingis on Tech: What Cisco announced at Cisco Live

Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where the big story is Cisco's efforts to reinvent itself and push "intent-based networking."

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Mingis on Tech: The lowdown on Cisco Live

Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where this week's Cisco Live is under way. The big story: Cisco's efforts to move from hardware to software, security and "intent-based networking."

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A.I. starts to deliver in the enterprise, at last

After decades of unfulfilled promise, artificial intelligence is being put to real, productive use by some companies. Everybody else should be preparing for it.

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4 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While the full potential of blockchain is often not understood by business execs, that's not keeping companies from aggressively exploring how the secure, distributed ledger technology can save time and money.

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Take another look at wireless charging

The convenience and utility of wireless power is becoming hard to ignore.

A.I. meets music: how new tech is changing how people play instruments

Music has evolved widely throughout history. How does technology help in this evolutionary process?

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We need virtual assistants that talk to each other

A lot of companies have developed voice-based virtual assistants, but you still have to choose one and stick with it.You shouldn't have to.

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24% off Resqme Keychain Car Escape Tool 2-Pack - Deal Alert

Made in the USA and originally developed for first responders, this 2-in-1 safety and survival tool features a blade for cutting a seatbelt and a spring-loaded steel spike for breaking a side window. Keep in on your keychain, or clip...

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