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In July 2011, the Poynter Institute, the go-to resource for breeding the next generation of journalists and other media creatures, took on the task of telling its audience about the birds and the...
by Oren Michels / September 10, 2012
With the economy (hopefully) starting to gain steam, hotels are starting to see some relief. Prices have been creeping back up over the last few years after the lows of 2008-2009. But hotel owners...
by Sasha Kamenetska / September 07, 2012
As you're packing for this week's Shop.org Annual Summit, it's useful to keep in mind how digitizing the retail experience for your business's consumers via APIs can really make your business stand...
by Tiffany Ho / September 05, 2012
If an API never really launched, will anybody notice when it’s withdrawn? In the case of the Google Weather API, at least, the answer is a quiet yes. It didn’t start with much of a bang—in fact, it...
by David Conner / September 04, 2012
At this moment, we’re in the thick of the U.S. presidential election season—the Republican nominating convention is about to start and the Democratic one is just around the corner. Only a few weeks...
by David Conner / August 28, 2012
Friday we reflected on multichannel expansion as a key business driver for retailers at eTail Boston this month, by comparing it to the technology recommendations of the analyst community. One...
by Patrick Hopkins / August 27, 2012
So, why APIs? For retailers, the answer is in your pocket. When was the last time you used a shopping app while inside a store? Or made a “spur of the moment” online purchase? Back in February,...
by Patrick Hopkins / August 24, 2012
Less than a decade ago, we were limited to accessing the Internet via a monitor, keyboard and speakers overtaking our desks. Today, we view and engage with connected content by virtually every kind...
by Colin McCabe / August 23, 2012
In the past year, we’ve seen a surge in mobile devices and smartphones plunging into mainstream, giving millions of people the capability to browse the Internet, watch movies and stream music...
by Tiffany Ho / August 21, 2012
Platforms have become a driver of new technologies, businesses and economies. Many in our industry focus on companies looking to enable others to create and deploy on existing foundations. And so a...
by Sasha Kamenetska / August 09, 2012

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