Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Sequoia Invests Series A into AI startup Mad Street Den

Mad Street Den, an India-U.S. startup focused on artificial intelligence that was started by ex-Silicon Valley founders, has pulled in an undisclosed Series A round of...

Macy’s begins using AI to improve service

Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in — like where a...

Using an Algorithm to Figure Out What is Important to the the Customer

I met Metis’s mother in Los Angeles in the summer of 2014. We were introduced by a mutual friend. At that time, Metis, named...

Yelp Using AI to Help You Find Dinner

Warning: The robots that power ever-popular review platform Yelp are becoming sentient. Okay, not really, but as Fast Company reports, the company is using artificial intelligence to better serve...

How Amazon Triggered a Robot Arms Race

An Amazon warehouse is a flurry of activity. Workers jog around a man-made cavern plopping items into yellow and black crates. Towering hydraulic arms...

5 Trends That Are Radically Reshaping Retail

Malls are lumbering, claustrophobic dinosaurs, while anchor stores like Macy's and Kohl's are shuttering hundreds of locations. Fresh Direct and Peapod make it easier...

Future Of Retail: AI And Virtual Reality Have Big Roles To Play

From artificial intelligence to virtual reality, emerging technologies are rewriting the retail playbook at a rapid pace, suggests J. Walter Thompson Intelligence in a...

Walmart Plans on Using Drones for Inventory Checks

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Thursday it was six to nine months from beginning to use drones to check warehouse inventories in the United States, taking...

AI in Retail: What’s the Plan?

Let’s check in with who’s on the AI (artificial intelligence) train. Apple kicked things off this year, announcing back in January that it had purchased...

IBM’s Watson begins to accelerate in the retail zone

by Peter White, ReThink Research, AI Trends Contributing Editor IBM this week lifted its skirts a fraction on what is going on in its work...




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