Stories by Sharon Gaudin

A.I. and virtual reality may propel future of retail

Retail is no longer about having the latest products on shelves in brick-and-mortar stores or having a cool website. Artificial intelligence and virtual reality are the new tools consumers will use to go shopping.

Written by Sharon Gaudin05 Feb. 16 05:25

Facebook masters mobile, carrying company to record earnings

Facebook's efforts to figure out how users want to connect when they're on the move is paying off. The social network's latest earnings report show that mobile is carrying the company, pushing it to record fourth-quarter results.

Written by Sharon Gaudin29 Jan. 16 07:54

Global public Cloud market expected to hit $US204bn in 2016

The worldwide market for public Cloud systems is projected to hit $US204 billion this year, a 16.5 per cent increase over the $US175 billion market in 2015, according to analyst firm Gartner.

Written by Sharon Gaudin26 Jan. 16 22:29

The tech revolution could change (or erase) your job by 2020

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is under way and while it could lead to the loss of more than 7 million jobs over the next few years, it will add jobs in areas like computer science, math and engineering.

Written by Sharon Gaudin26 Jan. 16 07:42

Thanks to tech, stores are evolving into showrooms

By 2025, some stores will be operating as showrooms, providing customers with an experience and product information but little inventory, with purchases shipped from warehouses to the shoppers' homes, according to an IBM report.

Written by Sharon Gaudin18 Jan. 16 22:08

Twitter may expand 140-character limit

Twitter may be getting ready to allow tweets with more than 140 characters, a lot more, according to reports.

Written by Sharon Gaudin05 Jan. 16 23:03

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