20 Jan 2017

Why 2017 is Going to be the Year of the Customer

The way customers view and interact with brands has been undergoing a long-term change; one that’s expected to reach a peak in 2017. Customers are now very much in the driving seat when it comes to their relationship with businesses. […]

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18 Jan 2017

The Challenges of Machine-to-Human Communication

Humanity stands at an odd junction in its relationship with machines. We’re sophisticated enough to have machines that talk to us as they check out our groceries, but jaded enough that these machines annoy us. Empty lifts inform non-existent passengers […]

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16 Jan 2017

The Current State of Mobile Gaming and Advertising

Revenue in the global gaming market reached over $99 billion dollars in 2016, with mobile generating 37% of total revenue. Mobile gaming is set to generate over $52 billion globally by 2019. Innovations in smartphone technology and the popularity of […]

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13 Jan 2017

How the Gig Economy is Impacting Legal Services

The career path in the legal sector has traditionally been one of two routes – private practice or in-house counsel. The rise of independent professionals has driven an employment revolution in the EU. Law firms and business alike are beginning […]

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11 Jan 2017

The Challenges Luxury Retailers Face in the Digital Landscape

Luxury retailers still haven’t quite tackled the problem of how to serve their audience online – and they are losing opportunities for sales by avoiding digital commerce. With competition between luxury brands increasingly tight, those brands that don’t make themselves […]

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09 Jan 2017

Mandarin’s Problem of Character Amnesia

They call it tibiwangzi: the problem of native Chinese speakers forgetting how to write their own language. Although it’s hard to understand if you’re from a Latin alphabet background, character amnesia is a very real and widespread phenomenon in Chinese […]

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06 Jan 2017

Should We Prepare for the Death of the Password?

Yahoo’s been hit by another major data breach – with 1 billion user accounts thought to have been affected. The beleaguered tech multinational has told all affected users that they need to change their passwords not just for their Yahoo […]

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20 Dec 2016

How Voice Search Will Impact Your SEO Strategy

The popularity and convenience that mobile devices bring to our everyday lives has led to not only mobile data surpassing desktop but an increase in voice search queries. In-app chatbots, digital assistants and social media have enabled mobile devices to significantly […]

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05 Dec 2016

Meet The Chatbots That Are Changing Our Everyday Lives

In 2003, Computer Science student Jiyou Jia conducted a study to discover if a chatbot could aid in the teaching of foreign languages. His conclusion was ’this kind of system can not work as a teaching assistant program in foreign […]

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01 Dec 2016

How the Cosmetics Industry Embraced Technology

According to Allied Market Research, the cosmetics market is expected to reach $390.07 Billion, Globally, by 2020. With its ability to reinvent itself using emerging technology and an array of entry price point products in its arsenal, it’s beaten the […]

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