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Turning down the cost of utilities in retail

Turning down the cost of utilities in retail

Energy is the fourth largest in-store operating cost for US retailers (after labor, rent and…

Putting digital process innovation at the center of organizational change

Putting digital process innovation at the center of organizational change

When it comes to mergers, acquisitions, or divestitures, IT professionals are necessarily focused on the…

Pursuing the global opportunity in food and agribusiness

Pursuing the global opportunity in food and agribusiness

Food and agribusiness have a massive economic, social, and environmental footprint—the $5 trillion industry represents…

By 2025, Internet of things applications could have $11 trillion impact

By 2025, Internet of things applications could have $11 trillion impact

The Internet of things, the term used to describe the use of sensors and other…

Peering into energy’s crystal ball

Peering into energy’s crystal ball

Back in 2007, McKinsey did two pieces of groundbreaking research that still inform how I…

Pharma’s next challenge

Pharma’s next challenge

Emerging markets have now overtaken the EU5 economies (Germany, France, Italy, the UK, and Spain)…

The construction productivity imperative

The construction productivity imperative

Around the world, ever-larger capital projects are being undertaken. Better project management and technological innovation…

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Turning down the cost of utilities in retail

Energy is the fourth largest in-store operating cost for US retailers (after labor, rent and marketing). A typical hypermarket may have energy bills of $500,000 per year, for example. While overall energy costs differ by type of retail format—between about 4 and 9 percent of in-store operating costs—they also vary widely between stores of the…

Turning down the cost of utilities in retail

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has always been the Peter that Apple robbed to pay Paul (the iOS release cycle), I was concerned Apple would be writing checks it couldn’t cash. Later that year, iOS 6…

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

The New Moto X And Moto G Are Incredibly Cheap Yet Powerful Phones

Motorola has just unveiled its new lineup of smartphones, the Moto G, Moto X Style and Moto X Play. While these phones are mostly updated versions of their previous iterations, Motorola is sticking with its key advantages — price, customization and less bloatware. The Moto G is a 5-inch Android phone that costs $180 without…

The New Moto X And Moto G Are Incredibly Cheap Yet Powerful Phones

Dealstruck Finds $10M More For Small Business Lending Marketplace

Carlsbad-based Dealstruck, the online small business lending site led by Ethan Senturia, said this morning that it has raised $10M more in a funding round. The funding came from Community Investment Management LLC. In a related move, Dealstruck said it has added Robert Riedl as its Head of Capital Markets; Riedl as previously COO of…

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has always been the Peter that Apple robbed to pay Paul (the iOS release cycle), I was concerned Apple would be writing checks it couldn’t cash. Later that year, iOS 6…

TechCrunch

The New Moto X And Moto G Are Incredibly Cheap Yet Powerful Phones

Motorola has just unveiled its new lineup of smartphones, the Moto G, Moto X Style and Moto X Play. While these phones are mostly updated versions of their previous iterations, Motorola is sticking with its key advantages — price, customization…

Report: Recent App Store Algorithm Change Points To Crackdown On “Keyword Stuffing”

Last week, we noted a recent change to the App Store’s algorithm which appeared to have more…

Gigster Does The Dev Dirty Work To Turn Your Idea Into An App

Got a startup idea? That and some cash is all you need to get a…

De Blasio Administration Reaches Deal With Uber

The administration of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is dropping plans to cap…

Victorious Says Its Video Apps Have Gotten 250M Views

Victorious, a startup building mobile apps where YouTube stars can interact with their “superfans,” says…

Ibotta’s New Shopping List Finds Cash Back And Rebates As You Add Items

Mobile savings app Ibotta, which got its start by targeting millennial shoppers who no longer seek out…

Editorial

Putting digital process innovation at the center of organizational change

When it comes to mergers, acquisitions, or divestitures, IT professionals are necessarily focused on the…

Pursuing the global opportunity in food and agribusiness

Food and agribusiness have a massive economic, social, and environmental footprint—the $5 trillion industry represents…

By 2025, Internet of things applications could have $11 trillion impact

The Internet of things, the term used to describe the use of sensors and other…

Peering into energy’s crystal ball

Back in 2007, McKinsey did two pieces of groundbreaking research that still inform how I…

Pharma’s next challenge

Emerging markets have now overtaken the EU5 economies (Germany, France, Italy, the UK, and Spain)…

Turning down the cost of utilities in retail

Energy is the fourth largest in-store operating cost for US retailers (after labor, rent and marketing). A typical hypermarket may have energy bills of $500,000 per year, for example. While overall energy costs differ by type of retail format—between about…

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