16, Feb, 2019
Voice marketing is a looming opportunity, but not without its pitfalls

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The rise of voice assistants has put a new customer-facing channel on the map for marketers. The promise is clear: voice-enabled devices operate as a fine blend of digital and physical realities, which makes room for truly contextual interactions with users. But with voice technology so young, it’s still unclear if it […]

Source: Square Square is launching yet another banking product. The payments company announced a debit card for businesses on Thursday that lets Square sellers using its credit card processor get immediate access to money from sales. The product encourages merchants to keep funds with Square instead of depositing them into […]

American illusionist David Blaine has spent more than two decades stunning audiences and amassing a notable fortune with his extreme — and even unearthly — endurance feats. But when it comes to managing his career, he follows one very down-to-earth rule. “Whenever I make a decision, I always try to […]

China is already planning for next year’s international import expo. SHANGHAI, China — China’s largest city rolled out the red carpet this week to help President Xi Jinping try to show other nations how serious his country is about becoming their best customer. By official figures, more than 400,000 buyers […]

As Super Bowl celebrations become increasingly focused on food over the last 10 years, prices for game day favorites rise and fall with fans’ demand. In an annual survey, the National Retail Federation found a 15 percent increase over about a decade in the number of people planning to buy […]

Usain Bolt celebrates scoring a goal for the Central Coast Mariners. Former Olympic sprint champion Michael Johnson has urged Usain Bolt to “find a passion” following the latter’s announcement that he has officially retired from sport. Bolt is an eight-time Olympic Champion and still holds world records in the 100 […]

Omada Health CEO Sean Duffy. Sean Duffy is the CEO of Omada Health, a company (not a start-up) that works with health plans and employers to tackle type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The American healthcare system is in desperate need of improvement. Costs continue to rise in lockstep with […]

Job seekers wait in line to speak with company representatives during a Choice Career Fair event in Seattle. The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits surged to near a 1-1/2-year high last week, which could raise concerns that the labor market is slowing. Initial claims for state unemployment […]

There are two wings to the Facebook empire: sales and engineering. Engineering is the domain of CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Sales is COO Sheryl Sandberg’s. Engineers like to work comfortably and quietly. Sales is loud. Engineering is young and very male. Sales skews older and more diverse. Most engineers can go […]

Now that the New Year is here, you have an opportunity for a clean start on your crypto trading activity. Here are a few tips to keep in mind for 2019 that will help make your life much easier come tax time next year. Tip #1: Limit the number of exchanges used for […]