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  • Bankwest transformation 'absolutely about survival': Andy Weir

    Bankwest isn’t embarking on a digital transformation because it’s trying to be ‘cool or trendy’ or do something different to its competitors. The transformation is “absolutely about survival” and making sure the bank can exist in an increasingly digital environment, says its tech boss Andy Weir.

    Written by Byron Connolly18 June 18 15:43
  • Intel researchers work on new way to display, share images

    Intel researchers are working on a new way to display photos and videos, making them more social and collaborative.Pictures and video can be rearranged, enlarged with just a touch on walls, tables

    Written by Sharon Gaudin01 Nov. 12 19:25
  • IBM Is 100: Will Other Tech Companies Last That Long?

    International Business Machines--that's IBM to you and me--reached an impressive milestone this week: The company turned 100 years old. That longevity is impressive, but many American companies have become institutions. Ford Motors is almost 110 years old, US Steel is also at the 110 year mark, and Sears, Roebuck and Co. is 125 years old this year!

    Written by Peter Suciu18 June 11 05:23
  • E-reader roundup: 8 devices compete for the crown

    In ancient times, the elite read their sacred writings, histories, philosophical musings and more on materials such as clay tablets, papyrus leaves and vellum scrolls. Somewhere around the first century, the paper-and-ink book appeared, and the invention of the mechanical printing press in the 15th century brought the printed word to the masses. Now, for the first time in centuries, how we read is undergoing a revolutionary transformation.

    Written by Sally Wiener Grotta and Daniel Grotta15 Sept. 10 05:41
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  • Borders' New E-Commerce Strategy Falls Flat During Holidays

    In 1971, Tom and Louis Borders <a href="">opened an 800-square-foot used bookstore</a> in the quintessential college town of Ann Arbor, Mich., and named it Borders Book Shop. Flash forward nearly 40 years, and their namesake book establishment, now expanded to 1,100 stores and 28,000 employees worldwide with a state-of-the-art e-commerce website, is in trouble on a Dickensian scale.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum10 Jan. 09 07:49