User Safety, the New Product Differentiator Peace of mind is becoming a key product differentiator. To provide users with safety and security, IoT and app companies can now integrate emergency response in their workflows and send data directly to 9-1-1. To learn more, download A Tech Company's Guide to Enhancing User Safety.
Google will add a package tracking feature to its search service, letting consumers see where their orders are and get delivery details. Delivery companies of all sizes will be included, though a widespread launch date has not been announced.
Digital nudging, in which consumers are subtly steered toward specific choices of products or services, could end up being programmed into self-driving car platforms to encourage users to choose certain destinations, writes Lance Eliot. He explores how -- and why -- this practice could emerge, as well as its benefits and drawbacks.
Microsoft is bringing its Fluent framework to its flagship mobile apps on iOS and Android. The move is part of the company's exploration of "microproductivity," which involves breaking tasks down into small parts to enhance productivity on the go.
Imgur Melee is enhancing its social features by allowing gamers to share images and clips imported from various platforms, including Xbox, YouTube and Twitch. The gaming app will also allow players to search and view highlights from their favorite games, in addition to commenting on, liking and sharing posts.
Target will open a 33,000-square-foot store in Times Square in 2022. Small-format stores have helped the retailer grow in urban areas, and the Times Square location will be its 10th small-format store in or around Manhattan.
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Nearly a decade in the making, 5G has become a reality in select global urban markets, enhancing everything from workforces and city infrastructures to emergency preparedness. At CES 2020, hear what's next from industry experts including Alicia Abella, vice president, AT&T; Nandhu Nandhakumar, senior vice president, LG; and Derek Peterson, chief technology officer, Boingo. Register for CES Conferences.