Technology

09/10/2014 - 11:56am

Almost all retailers consider Big Data to be important, according to a new survey from Accenture Analytics. When asked how important is Big Data to their organization, 94% of retail executives answered “important,” 58% responded “extremely important,” and 36% responded “important.”

09/10/2014 - 11:46am

A Home Depot customer has reportedly filed a lawsuit against The Home Depot Inc. alleging the retailer did not properly protect consumer data from the recent cyber attack that occurred.

09/10/2014 - 11:33am

Cognitive computing provider Digital Reasoning has released Synthesys 3.9, the latest release of its machine learning platform for analyzing human language data at scale.

09/10/2014 - 11:31am

E-commerce company Elastic Path Software Inc. has secured $4.87 million in equity investments led by BDC Venture Capital IT Fund, with participation from Yaletown Venture Partners and individual investors.

09/09/2014 - 5:16pm

The attorneys general of California, Connecticut and Illinois are reportedly leading a multi-state investigation into the recent data breach at The Home Depot Inc.

09/09/2014 - 5:08pm

Cooperation among all public- and private-sector stakeholders in the retail industry is needed to ensure cyber security in the face of high-profile retail hacking attacks like the one recently uncovered at Home Depot, according to the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).

09/09/2014 - 5:06pm

Whole Foods Market announced its participation with Apple Pay, the new mobile payments platform from Apple.

09/09/2014 - 4:57pm

Proximity marketing solutions provider Thinaire is introducing its new ActiveShopper digital-coupon-solution that lets brands and retailers deliver incentives to shoppers in the store.

09/09/2014 - 3:28pm

Taking aim at other digital payment platforms such as PayPal, Apple on Tuesday released a mobile payment platform called Apple Pay that will let consumers pay for purchases using their iPhones — or the new Apple Watch.

09/09/2014 - 10:53am

isual search platform Slyce Inc. and action sports retailer Tilly's announced the upcoming launch of "Tilly's Snap Shop."