Big Tech Advocates for Vaccination Passports

Big Tech Advocates for Vaccination Passports

#COVID #vaccination #passports #BigTech $MSFT $GOOGL $AAPL Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and some other Big Tech entities are pushing hard for digital COVID-19 vaccination passports that can be used to determine eligibility to board a plane or engage in other “normal life” activities. Dubbed the “Vaccination Credential Initiative (VCI),” the group advocating the passports includes the Mayo […]

Social Media, Smartphone Use Affect Mental Health of Children and Teens

Social Media, Smartphone Use Affect Mental Health of Children and Teens

$FB Social Media and Smartphone use significantly affect the mental health of teenagers, according to a study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal Researchers pored over dozens of studies that implicated smartphone and social media use in the increase of “mental distress, self-injurious behavior and suicidality among youth.” In 1 US study, the […]

The Future of Retail Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The Future of Retail Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The Future of Retail Fits in the Palm of Your Hand $FB, $AAPL, $AMZN, $M, $ETSY, $INTU, $CRM The future of retail is not e-Commerce or 1-channel or pop-up shops or geo-fenced flash sales, the future of retail is palm-sized. As social media consumerism cultivates and nurtures a growing number of cool, in your face […]

Cyber Monday Online Sales Spike 17% to Record Highs

Cyber Monday Online Sales Spike 17% to Record Highs

Cyber Monday Online Sales Spike 17% to Record Highs Cyber Monday is pacing to become the biggest-ever Internet shopping day in the United States as many more Americans shopping on their phones. Adobe Analytics, a leading collector of e-commerce data, said Cyber Monday is expected to generate $6.6-B in sales, up from $5.6-B a year […]

Thanksgiving Consumers Shopped by Smartphone

Thanksgiving Consumers Shopped by Smartphone

Thanksgiving Consumers Shopped by Smartphone $ADBE, $CRM, $TGT, $M, $KSS, $JWN Adobe Analytics (NASDAQ:ADBE) reported that nearly 50% of the $3-B’s spent on Thanksgiving Day was spent by consumers on their couches shopping by Smartphone. “The big story this holiday season is in mobile shopping,” Mickey Mericle, the vice president of Adobe’s Marketing and Customer […]

Banks, Cash Will Be Replaced by Computers & SmartPhones

Banks, Cash Will Be Replaced by Computers & SmartPhones

Banks, Cash Will Be Replaced by Computers & SmartPhones $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Jim Rogers predicts that banks must invest in the financial technology, or “fintech,” or become outdated and replaced. “My children will never walk into a bank when they become adults as by then all the banks along the streets will be replaced […]

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age $GOOG, $AAPL, $FB, $SNAP In this Digital Age the Internet has put connecting with friends, colleagues, partners  associates,  partners, and lots of other good stuff at our fingertips.. However, while digital connections have a clear advantages, “digital dependence” does not. Dependence on digital communication presents several physical and […]

LOGISTICS: Smaller Carriers Get More Access to Shippers

LOGISTICS: Smaller Carriers Get More Access to Shippers

LOGISTICS: Smaller Carriers Get More Access to Shippers Software Could Shift Load for Truckers World Wide It is a long road with nothing but prairie between Ogallala and North Platte, Nebraske Rick Burnett What San Diegan Rick Burnett wants to offer, even on this lonely stretch of Interstate 80, is visibility. He wants a shipper […]