Small businesses sell half the stuff on Amazon. Now, the tech giant is rolling out three new prizes to recognize its small business partners, including Small Business of the Year.

Amazon announced Friday morning an award program that reflects its increasing attention to its small business partners. More than one million US-based Small and Medium-sized Businesses, or SMBs, sell products through Amazon. Globally, SMBs sold half of all the stuff bought on the platform last year. Starting Friday, SMBs that […]

Ship tech graduates of Cochin University of Science and Technology get anchored to foreign lands

KOCHI: Allaying apprehensions over the employability of students from various engineering institutes, several graduates from the Department of Ship Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat), have secured placements, including jobs in foreign shipyards, through campus recruitment. Of these, Yashwant R Kamath pocketed a plum pay packet for a fresher. […]

Visa Gives Gig Workers A New Way To Get Paid…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Visa gives businesses new way to pay gig workers in real time. This week, Visa announced the introduction of Card Payouts—an app built to support card capture, […]

Slack Goes Public, FreshBooks Expands…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1— Workplace messaging app Slack to go public. Early this week, California-based workplace messaging startup Slack said it had filed a confidential registration for an IPO. The company claims […]

5 ways new tech will change your holiday shopping experience this year

As technology advances and retail grows more competitive, the shopping experience is changing. Here are five ways technology could make your shopping experience quicker and easier: 1. Shipping options Anticipating a 15 percent increase in online orders this year, several retailers have updated shipping standards for the season, including Target’s free […]

How AI Tech Is Changing Small Business Marketing And Customer Service

Whether you realize it or not, artificial intelligence has become a ubiquitous part of our lives. Companies large and small are embracing the opportunity to achieve more and set bigger goals by using AI. Solid proof of this embrace can be seen in CRM giant Salesforce, which embeds AI into its leading […]