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Why online retailer Photojojo focuses on the real world


  • National Retail Federation

San Francisco-based online retailer Photojojo began in 2006 as an e-mail newsletter that grew into a popular online community and store selling fun photography gadgets and tools, said CEO Jen Giese, w… Read More

Ford begins autonomous, connected vehicle research at Silicon Valley facility


  • Channel NewsAsia
  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Ford opened its autonomous and connected vehicle research facility in Silicon Valley on Thursday. The company said the research will focus on the integration of Big Data in new technology and mobilizi… Read More

How e-sourcing can streamline the procurement process


  • Supply Management online (U.K.)

E-sourcing can help companies streamline purchasing by allowing the procurement department to delegate decisions while ensuring compliance. The procurement team can focus on supplier relations and pro… Read More

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