Editor’s Picks

OpenAI vs Nvidia Shapes Up as Battle of the AI Titans
OpenAI vs Nvidia Shapes Up as Battle of the AI Titans
February 22, 2024  |  artificial intelligence

Every commercial landscape is defined — and advanced — by the rivalries it contains. From Coke to Pepsi, Nike and Adidas, McDonald’s and Burger King,...

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Uber Eats Takes Its Robot Delivery Show on the Road
Uber Eats Takes Its Robot Delivery Show on the Road
February 22, 2024  |  Delivery

As on-demand delivery aggregators look to automation to reduce labor costs, Uber sees the opportunity to roll out autonomous sidewalk robots in dense cities worldwide...

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1 in 3 Subscription Merchants Offers Social Media Sign-Ups 
1 in 3 Subscription Merchants Offers Social Media Sign-Ups 
February 13, 2024  |  Subscriptions

As consumers increasingly turn to social media to meet more of their day-to-day needs, a small but significant share of subscription merchants is leveraging these...

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Affirm, Afterpay Cut Rewards Programs as BNPL Firms Try New Loyalty Models
Affirm, Afterpay Cut Rewards Programs as BNPL Firms Try New Loyalty Models
February 06, 2024  |  Buy Now Pay Later

As buy now, pay later (BNPL) companies tinker with different methods to drive long-term engagement, Affirm and Afterpay are rethinking their loyalty strategies. On Monday...

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Cybera and Chainalysis Partner to Help Organizations Prevent Financial Cybercrime
Cybera and Chainalysis Partner to Help Organizations Prevent Financial Cybercrime
February 05, 2024  |  Security & Fraud

Cybera, a provider of advanced reporting and prevention tools, has launched a strategic integration with Chainalysis, a blockchain data platform, to equip government agencies and compliance...

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EU’s AI Act: Premature or Prescient?
EU’s AI Act: Premature or Prescient?
February 05, 2024  |  Artificial Intelligence

Is it possible to achieve a perfect balance between regulation and innovation over disruptive technologies? The European Union’s (EU) 27 member states appear to think...

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The Automat Is Back, Thanks to the Rise of Self-Service (Again) 
The Automat Is Back, Thanks to the Rise of Self-Service (Again) 
February 03, 2024  |  Automated Retail

Self-service technology is bringing us full-circle — the automat seems to be making a comeback around the world.  The automat, which readers may know only...

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Just One-Tenth of Savings Are Stored in Financial Assets
Just One-Tenth of Savings Are Stored in Financial Assets
January 30, 2024  |  Consumer Finance

In times of economic turbulence such as these, investing in interest-bearing financial assets is one way to mitigate the effects of inflation. Although U.S. consumers...

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FTC Probes Big Tech and GenAI Partnerships’ Impact on Competition
FTC Probes Big Tech and GenAI Partnerships’ Impact on Competition
January 25, 2024  |  Artificial Intelligence

The Federal Trade Commission has begun an inquiry into investments and partnerships in the generative artificial intelligence sector. The regulator has ordered Google parent company Alphabet, Amazon, Anthropic, Microsoft and OpenAI to provide information...

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