Less expensive care options for seniors recovering from severe and complex illnesses after hospitalization are not being utilized, according to new research.
Sen. Kirsten GIllibrand is calling out opioid companies for opposing the legalization of marijuana, which she says "could be treatment for a lot of folks."
“Alexa, disrupt the retail market, please.”
Voice-activated assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are still in the process of being widely embraced by consumers, especially in regard to completing purchases. But in the next three years, the tools will likely shape — and service — the retail market in response to rising consumer demands for enhanced customer service, Capgemini predicted in its report “Conversational Commerce: Why Consumers Are Embracing Voice Assistants in Their Lives.”
“Today, around a quarter [24 percent] say they would use a voice assistant rather than a website...more
It was a brilliant fight to the finish for Russian skaters Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva in the ladies' figure skating finals in Pyeongchang, and while the result was exhilarating for the 15-year-old Zagitova, it was likely quite painful for the 18-year-old Medvedeva.
The battle went down to the wire as both women turned in brilliant performances in the free skate on the final night of skating at Gangneung Ice Arena.
In the end, Zagitova edged Medvedeva by just over one point for the gold medal, 239.57-238.26. Zagitova's slim advantage over her rival was based on the difference in ...more
For retailers and brands, the holiday shopping season often requires a bit of patience — and waiting with bated breath to see if deployed solutions do, in fact, work.
This past season was no exception. If anything, the message was overwhelmingly clear: AI-powered personalization and mobile commerce have been cemented in the market as necessary. According to Salesforce data, Christmas Day saw the highest rise in mobile shopping, with 68 percent of traffic and 50 percent of orders coming from a mobile device.
What’s more, according to the tech provider’s analysis, 62 percent of all traffic and 4...more