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BizReport : January 6, 2017 Archive

January 6, 2017 Archive

Trends & Ideas | January 06, 2017

Music: Streaming overtakes digital sales

More music was streamed digitally in the U.S. in 2016 than bought online or in physical form, according to a new report released by Nielsen Music. >>

Ecommerce | January 06, 2017

Study: Cost, security holding people back from IoT devices

People love their smartphones, tablets and even streaming TV devices like AppleTV or Amazon's Fire Stick. But, when it comes to adopting other Internet of Things (IoT) devices - like smart thermostats or even security systems, the price and security fears are holding back purchasers. >>

Ecommerce | January 06, 2017

Top 3 tips to streamline shipping

Amazon recorded their first drone delivery on December 7th, 2016, but this was in the UK, where government policies are more flexible than those in other countries and regions, including the US. Still, there is always talk about drones taking over deliveries, and the need for better shipping strategies. One expert offers three tips on streamlining the shipping process. >>

Mobile Marketing | January 06, 2017

Expert: Mobile brands must address bot issues

Bots have been a problem in digital for years, but new data shows bots are quickly moving into mobile, too. In fact, G2 Crowd suggests that mobile ad fraud is nearly as prevalent as online fraud at this point. Here's how mobile brands can protect themselves. >>

Trends & Ideas | January 06, 2017

AI to replace Japanese insurance workers

Artificial intelligence has caused concerns about job losses and, while such technology replacing workers is currently rare, it is certainly happening, as news out of Japan illustrations. >>

Ecommerce | January 06, 2017

Convenience, efficiency drivers of UK Christmas mobile shopping

Starting with Black Friday, the 2016 festive season in the UK was distinctly mobile, according to new research released by Salmon . >>