By Merilee A. Kern When technologist Kevin Ashton coined the term ‘Internet of Things’ back in 1999, referring to a computer network that would connect the everyday objects around us, the concept seemed fantastical. Less than 20 years later, however, the concept is poised to dominate our society.
By Peter Saunders
When Justin Wetherill’s Apple iPhone broke in early 2009, his difficulties getting it fixed for a reasonable price inspired a new business opportunity in offering the much-needed service to the broader public.
The seventh annual holiday research study by MarketLive, an e-commerce technology platform for retailers, found technology will play a bigger role in holiday shopping this year. The survey identified five key technological trends after questioning 1,000 shoppers.