The traditional search engine will evolve into a digital personal assistant that tracks your activities and automatically delivers helpful information, according to Microsoft's Stefan Weitz, whose excellent book takes an optimistic view of this future while acknowledging the potential pitfalls.
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The success of every department depends on the CxO's fluency of the apps and underlying cloud technology that power -- and are produced by -- organizations in the digital age.
A recent ITG research report indicates that people are adopting Apple Pay. Google Wallet is also doing better than expected and Apple's awareness of mobile payments may be helping.
Ahead of the Christmas break, Google has rolled out a slew of Drive updates that improve file format support, file sharing and document search.
Websites and apps should load faster from Google search for users of Chrome for Android following moves to prioritise slow-loading resources.
If you're worried you're getting a little too attached to your smartphone, one telco is offering its customers an app for switching off.
While it would have been tempting for Apple to just hit the iPhone with a shrink-ray and compress it down to wrist proportions, it instead decided to come up with some very novel solutions to some very fundamental problems.
Google's Search app on Android now better caters to the billions of bilingual people in the world.
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It's clear to see that technology is disruptive. This is precisely why we need to talk about digital transformation. Driven by the combination of ever-growing digitization and evolving consumer demands, digital transformation is the use of new technologies to drive significant business improvements. This includes capitalizing on new opportunities as well as effectively transforming existing business.
Apple has filed a patent in the United States for a Siri-like digital assistant interface for a desktop environment.
Invigor Group has acquired Search Results Group, worth AU$5.8 million, as its next step of transforming the company into a digital solutions group.
Want to ditch paper, text messages or plastic cards as a way of tracking or running your company's rewards program? These companies would love to help.
Nutrisystem is hoping a mobile platform called NuMi can reach DIY dieters. Aditi Gokhale, Nutrisystem's digital chief, talks shop, CRM platforms and digital strategy.
LinkedIn's new job search app is being touted as a one-stop shop for job seekers without the distractions of news feed updates and digital content postings.
The search giant's Google My Business service provides SMBs a suite and apps to manage their presence. The move highlights how Google and Facebook are actively courting SMBs and their ad dollars.
More of Google's voice actions from its networked Glass devices are making their way to Search for Android.
With 11 percent of transactions coming from its app, Starbucks is looking to boost engagement and add features like digital tipping in 50 cent, $1 and $2 increments.
Using MasterPass should be emulate a one-click (or one-touch) payments process across the entire device without having to leave an app at all.
If you weren't shopping with a mobile device in December, you were probably doing it wrong -- at least in the eyes of retailers and search giants.
The new feature means participating apps can accept search terms straight from Google Search, integrating Google's features deeper into the ecosystem.
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