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Advertising Retailers Can Employ Mobile Camera Tool To Gauge Consumers' Emotional Responses

Turning consumers' phone and computer cameras into a shopping tool, NexTech's AI uses facial recognition and anlysis to assess shoppers' reactions and urge them to purchase or suggests similar items

Brand Activation & Immersion Op-Ed: How Media-As-A-Service Informed A Radical New Approach To PSFK's Design

PSFK founder Piers Fawkes explains how the company approached redeveloping its digital experience to align with its subscribers' and members' evolving needs and behaviors

Syndicated Teens Are Trading In Facebook For Platforms Like Snapchat And Instagram

The exodus began in 2015, aligned with the rise of YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat

Health Google's 'Digital Wellbeing' Tools Will Help People Disengage From Phones

As firms face scrutiny over habit-forming technologies, Google unveils system to show users how much time they spend on their devices

Food & Beverage A Simple Idea Is Making People Rethink Food In Their Community

Two women who began turning disused space in a former mill town into free food plots have inspired a global movement of growers

Health Social Media Copies Gambling Tricks To Make Users Crave It

Experts say social media employs methods that affect users' brains and lead to them experiencing ‘phantom’ notification buzzing

Home Energy Service Automatically Switches Customers To The Best Deal

For a fee, consumer advocacy group analyzes prices from electricity retailers and switches users to most economic deals

Cafe & Restaurant First Robot Delivery Drivers Start Work In Silicon Valley

Six-wheeled robots will deliver food and coffee across a Silicon Valley office park in the first commercial use of the technology—and whole cities could be next

Syndicated Grindr's HIV Data-Sharing Betrayed The LGBTQ Community

The gay dating app has responsibilities to the communities it serves, and these do not include passing intimate information to third parties

Delivery & Logistics How Activists Are Rethinking The Gig Economy

A new deal offered by courier firm DPD may just be the beginning of the end of the race to the bottom

Automotive Uber Is Partnering With London City Planners To Improve Planning With Data

The ride-hailing app hopes to prove its fitness to operate by becoming a ‘better partner’

Shopper Marketing & Promotion Spotify Is Testing Its Own Voice Assistant To Control Your Music

The streaming service’s voice recognition system seeks to free it from reliance on Siri and Alexa, paving way to launch its own smart speaker

Entertainment Apple Is Getting Into The Magazine Subscription Business

The tech giant is buying Texture, a ‘virtual newsstand’ lets users read about 200 digital titles for a monthly subscription fee

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket What Scan And Go Shopping Could Mean For Retail Workers

Technologies modeled on Amazon's Go store are expected to be rolled out this summer, raising speculation about the future of retail jobs