Pew: Social media still growing in emerging markets but stalled elsewhere

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s (so far) five-year project to expand access to the Internet in emerging markets makes plenty of business sense when you look at the latest report by the Pew Research Center — which shows social media use has plateaued across developed markets but continues to rise in the developing world. …

Lyft’s app code reveals unlaunched bike or scooter feature

Lyft hasn’t acquired a bike-sharing startup or gotten a scooter permit yet, but it’s already preparing its app for them with a feature codenamed “last mile”. Code and screenshots dug out of Lyft’s Android app reveal a way to search a map for last mile vehicles, and scan a QR …

Photomyne raises $5 million for its A.I.-powered photo scanning app

Tel Aviv-based Photomyne, an A.I.-powered app that helps you bring your old photo prints online, has been benefitting from the subscription app boom to the tune of $5 million in Series A funding. Today, the app is used by a million people every month, and 250,000 people pay the $20 annual …

Cross-border shopping in Europe 2018

Cross-border ecommerce in Europe is very popular. But of course, there are some differences per country. Online shopping across borders is more popular in Ireland for example than in Poland, where 62 percent of consumers shop domestically only. This is shown by the PayPal Cross-Border Consumer Research. Source: eCommerce News …

Nordic ecommerce grew by 11% in first half 2018

Ecommerce in the Nordic region has increased by 11 percent during the first six months of 2018, compared with the same period last year. Nordic consumers made online purchases worth 10 billion euros. The largest ecommerce country in the region is Sweden, with 4.12 billion euros. Source: eCommerce News eu …

Collection of Supply Chain Automation Blogs (AI, Blockchain, IoT)

Collection of Supply Chain Automation Blogs (AI, Blockchain, IoT…) Supply Chain automation topics include artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, IoT, robotics and so on.  The more links you click the deeper you will get into a huge assortment of supply chain automation training. Artificial Intelligence for Supply Chain Management. Inside A …

Starz launches 14 channels on YouTube TV

YouTube’s live TV streaming service is getting a big addition, starting today. Starz is rolling out its 14 channels, including Starz, Starz Encore, and Starz Encore Westerns, to the Google-owned streaming service as an add-on that costs $9 per month. The network joins YouTube TV’s other premium channel options, including …

Roi Calculator

Many company experts are saying that if you’re not already conducting online advertising, you need to begin by putting some online ads immediately. The consumer market is changing rapidly, and people that once read newspapers or looked in the phone book to discover a needed service now spend most of their time …

Promofarma experiments with one-hour delivery

Spanish pharmacy network Promofarma wants to deliver products to customers a lot faster than it currently does and is thus testing one-hour delivery. The new service will initially start only in Spain, but expanding to other countries in Europe is something they are thinking about. Source: eCommerce News eu Republished …

Andrew Ng – The State of Artificial Intelligence

Andrew Ng – The State of Artificial Intelligence. Andrew Ng is an adjunct professor at Stanfor University and is extremely well known in the artificial intelligence community. Artificial Intelligence Training Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Quotes. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Basics. Artificial Intelligence Quotes: Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Stephen …

Mobile accounts for 44% of online transactions in Europe

Transactions completed on the smartphone continue to rise globally. Especially in Northern Europe and Japan, mobile transaction now represent over half of online transactions. In Europe, Sweden is the absolute leader with 60 percent. Source: eCommerce News eu Republished by Blog Post Promoter