Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world.
As beauty-product sales increasingly move online, Ulta Beauty has launched a slew of technologies to improve its service and boost sales. It’s part of an ongoing makeover that the Bolingbrook-based retailer launched in 2013. Dave Kimbell, the company’s chief merchandising and marketing officer, explains how Ulta is using apps, data, YouTube, Google and a digital dossier to make shopping more immediate, personal and fun and customers more loyal.
David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person close to the family says.
Freshii, a Toronto-based fast-casual restaurant chain that boasts a focus on healthy food, is jumping into Chicago’s tech scene — planning a restaurant at tech hub 1871 and watching for companies to support its own development initiatives, the companies announced Wednesday.
Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook.
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