Research & Development

Uber tests code system to hitchhike in very crowded places

Anyone who has needed to use Uber arriving from a trip at an airport knows that this can be a big headache. In addition to the traffic that this generates on the spot, many other people are having the same difficulties in doing the same thing, not to mention that the driver kills himself to find who

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Supply chain, e-commerce and technology: what to expect in the next few years?

Technology, globalization and connectivity: these are just a few terms that have been changing supply chain management in recent years. A significant part of this transformation is directly related to the popularization and consolidation of e-commerces, which have contributed significantly to transf

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5G: the road to success for telcos and OTTs

Content, entertainment, media, messaging, VoIP and more. All this is part of the OTT ecosystem that companies have considered the new revenue drivers and springs for the deployment of 4G and 5G technologies. As cellular technology progresses to take advantage of the improved performance of the Inte

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How to invest in business innovation?

Innovation has become common sense, a kind of oasis or holy grail of the corporate world. Every company (and every manager) is in search of some insight that will revolutionize the way the business operates and open doors to a new level of results. The problem is that, in the midst of this frenzy, t

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How to use predictive analytics to grow business

Predictive analysis is nothing more than the use of statistical algorithms and machine learning to anticipate future results based on historical data. It sounds like science fiction, but this tool is already a reality and is revolutionizing the market and making a difference in business decision mak

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9 emerging technologies that will shape the digital future

The factory of the future needs to bring together next-generation ERP, machine learning, integrated sensors throughout production, augmented reality training, mobile visualization and predictive flow scheduling, secure networks and cloud-based tools to manage workflow. Not to mention the need to re-

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Robot dog promises efficiency and security in order delivery

German company Continental is known for suppliers of tires and automotive articles. At the CES 2019 technology fair in Las Vegas, a product took people to take advantage of the brand: an autonomous robot dog that promises to deliver orders efficiently and safely in a smart city. According to Contin

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36 startups for you to keep an eye on 2019

New ideas pop up every minute in every part of the world - and many of them turn into businesses that, even small ones, aim at transforming our lives and the planet. Market insight firm CB Insights has unveiled in its "Game Changers 2019" report the 36 startups that should draw attention next year a

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10 technologies that will change the world by 2030

If you could do an futurology exercise, what would you think are the technologies that will change the world by 2030? Answering this question is not a simple task. Many experts always try to make predictions like these, but few get it right. However, given what is happening today in universities, l

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Amazon tests boxes without servers in large stores

Amazon.com is testing unattended carton technology for use in larger stores and is experimenting with technology in Seattle, the Wall Street Journal reported. The technology works well in a small store format, but is more difficult to employ in larger spaces, with higher footings and higher sales v

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Airbnb can start building and selling houses in new project

One of the most famous PowerPoint slides in modern business is one that says "the world's largest room rental company has no room," alluding to Airbnb. Well, this premise may fall to the ground. The co-founder of the company said on Thursday (29) that the company could move to invest in construction

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Soon your badge will be a chip under your skin

A Swedish microchip company has been sought after by British companies wishing to improve their security systems and prevent employees from accessing restricted areas. The solution is radical: they want to deploy the small devices under people's skin. As the Business Insider points out, the main be

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Volkswagen will compete with Tesla selling $ 23k electric car

According to a source at the Reuters news agency linked to Volkswagen (VW), the company is preparing to discuss the commercial project behind its electric car - still unnamed and unannounced - on Nov. 16 at a board meeting of directors. Among the details to be signed at the time are the price and pr

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Tesla will be able to be guided away with the smartphone

Tesla drivers will be able to drive their vehicles in the distance, like remote-controlled cars. The aim is to facilitate parking and get on board when space is minimal. Six weeks from now, according to Elon Musk - and we all know how timely they are "flexible" - "all Tesla customers will be able t

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Conscious Innovation

By Michael Graber Michael Graber is the managing partner of the Southern Growth Studio, an insight, innovation, and growth firm, and the author of Going Electric. Learn more at www.southerngrowthstudio.com Readers of this column understand how the role of business itself is morphing. Technolo

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