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 […]

United Continental Taps Apple and IBM for Mobile Tech Overhaul

PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY United Continental Holdings Inc. plans a major overhaul of its mobile technology, which will include the development of new apps and the upgrade of the iPhones and iPads used by 50,000 flight and ground employees. The air carrier will work with Apple Inc. and International Business […]

Small Business Tech Market

In-Stat MDR has a study showing that the U.S. small business market will spend over $170 billion on information technology in 2004, an increase of more than 5% compared to expenditures in 2003. According to In-Stat MDR: “Although individual firms’ IT budgets are relatively small, customers in this market represent […]