Hong Kong Billionaire’s Stores Make Profit Margins Amazon Could Only Dream Of

Who says brick-and-mortar retail is dead? Billionaire Li Ka-shing’s A.S. Watson Group is opening nearly four stores a day because selling baby and skin-care products in China is generating profit margins that .com Inc. could only dream of. The operator of the Watsons health-and-beauty stores and Superdrug chain plans to open 1,400 outlets globally this year, more …

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The Company Spektral raises $2.8 million for development on green screen technology

The augmented reality acquisition space is hot , Snap, Apple and others are throwing money at teams and technologies that promise to increase user engagement. Spektral, a Danish startup, is the latest venture-backed visual effects company setting its sights on the massive space. Spektral is announcing a $2.8 million round today from Litecap and Amp …

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5 iPhone Apps for Your Next Multimedia Project

Technology has been evolving quickly. With the advent of smartphone applications, all the functionality of cameras, music players, music recorders, and even touch-screen synthesizers now fit into one compact packaging. For your next DIY multimedia project, consider getting these 5 great iPhone apps: 1. Garage Band Developer: Apple Garage Band is Apple’s legendary user-friendly music …

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Is the Future of Wearables Enterprise or Consumer-Facing?

As with so many emerging technology trends, the pundits can’t seem to agree whether the driving forces behind wearable technology are going to come from enterprise or consumer-facing apps. Consumer developments always grab the headlines, but enterprise functions are usually far more successful at producing revenue streams and radically rethinking the way businesses operate. Experts …

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Understanding Key Changes in Business Over the Last Two Decades

Two decades ago, the world was on the brink of a genuine modern tech revolution. The genius of innovative electronic devices and different ways of conceptualizing business transactions began to usher humanity into a new age of commerce. Now, some two decades later, the business landscape has reaped the benefits of tech innovations and continues to attempt to peer beyond the horizons of modern invention; yet, today’s generation is left to ponder how we reached such an advanced state in the world of business. To this end, understanding the evolution of modern commerce heavily depends on insights in how business has changed over the last 20-years.

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Compression sleeves: are they the secret to better workouts for busy professionals?

While computer technology is hailed as the biggest game-changer in human productivity for centuries, we have yet to find a technology that will automatically make us healthier. However, a number of companies selling calf compression sleeves are hoping to solve that problem. While compression wear may not instantly transform users into top athletes, they are …

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