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Consumer Goods Department Store Uses RFID Tech To Better Track Inventory

Myer is using RFID to enhance its inventory transparency and accuracy as online sales continue to soar and consistency with in-store stock becomes imperative

Automotive Google Parent Company's Drone Service Will Offer Customers Free Grocery Delivery

Testing in Helsinki, Alphabet's drones are intended to deliver light-weigh packages like medicine and meals quickly and efficiently, and will trial the service free of charge this coming spring

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services How Banks Are Using Data To Protect Consumers' Privacy

From fingerprint and facial scanning to voice-activation log-in, banks are implementing several different personalized authentication tools to cultivate consumer trust in the institution and to ensure users that their information remains secure

Advertising Time Magazine Created A Floating Cover Composed Of 958 Drones

For its most recent issue, the magazine steered clear of traditional paper stock and glossy photo sets, instead using Intel tech to feature a story about UAVs with a hovering array of light-show UAVs, shot by UAVs

Cafe & Restaurant How Brands Are Marshaling Personal Information To Enhance Security And Improve Services

Innovative ways of identifying people serve not only to better secure information but also to streamline the user experiences of various services

Entertainment Concert-Goers Could Skip The Lines With Facial Recognition

Facial recognition will soon be able to associate digital tickets with faces, so event attendees can just walk right inside

Design Sci-Fi Flick Suggests People Will Always Curate Online Personas

Anon presents an entertaining exploration of how some of the more concerning trends could develop

Op-Ed Op-Ed: Why Hitler Would Have Loved Twitter

Marketing pioneer Scott Bedbury says that every brand has a conscience but somewhere along the way Twitter's got lost in the clicks, tweets and retweets

Retail How Brands Can Use Public Spaces To Amplify Their Impact

Companies are contributing ideas for infrastructure and creating spaces that bring people together to make an impact on city life

How Artists Are Taking On Facebook And Big Data

Langlands and Bell are celebrating their 40th year together – by taking an uncompromising look at Silicon Valley’s utopian promises

Delivery & Logistics Amazon Patented A Wristband That Tracks Warehouse Workers' Movements

Bracelet, which can vibrate to point an employee’s hand in the right direction, would further increase surveillance of work environments

Technology These Commercial Drones Fight Fires And Help Farmers

Parrot launches drones that help firefighters and farmers

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Tourists In Japan Can Soon Go Cardless And Cashless

Fingerprint technology could be the backbone of tourism in Japan

Health Switzerland Is Deploying A Fleet Of Medical Delivery Drones

A new drone delivery network from Matternet is being implemented in Switzerland to transport urgently needed medical supplies between hospitals