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Destination XL launches first mobile app

Destination XL launches first mobile app Destination XL on Thursday launched its first mobile app, made in partnership with PredictSpring. The new app is designed to help on-the-go and in-store shoppers with features such as a loyalty program, store locator, product search, and rewards programs. 

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ThreadSol unveils AI product intelloCut for apparel

ThreadSol unveils AI product intelloCut for apparel ThreadSol, a leader in material management solutions for apparel firms, has unveiled its flagship product ‘intelloCut’ in Colombia. After a successful run in 15 countries, with over 120 developers, it is the world’s first artificial intelligence based system in the apparel industry that helps in fabric optimisation to

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Wal-Mart to enter voice-shopping market via Google platform

Wal-Mart to enter voice-shopping market via Google platform Wal-Mart Stores Inc is teaming up with Alphabet Inc’s Google to enter the nascent voice-shopping market, currently dominated by Amazon.com Inc, adding another front to Wal-Mart’s battle with the online megastore.

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Storefront announces Dutch expansion

Storefront announces Dutch expansion Storefront is planning a major expansion for its Dutch branch. The San Francisco-based online start-up, which acts as a mediator between landlords and retailers or brands for pop-up spaces, will soon start renting spaces in Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. Managing Director Benelux, Jort Duijnker announced the news in an interview

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France, Germany, Italy, Spain seek tax on digital giants’ revenues

France, Germany, Italy, Spain seek tax on digital giants’ revenues France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers said in a joint letter. France is leading a push to clamp down on the

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EU considers tax on digital firms’ global profits

EU considers tax on digital firms’ global profits The European Union is asking its citizens to help decide on a fairer tax regime for large digital corporations that may include a tax on their global profits. Firms such as Amazon Google and Facebook have often been accused of paying too little tax within the bloc

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Alphabet’s mobile ad revenue surges; shares jump

Alphabet’s mobile ad revenue surges; shares jump Alphabet Inc on Thursday reported stronger-than-expected advertising sales and higher operating margins, boosting its shares as investors brushed off concerns about higher costs for acquiring mobile users. The stock was up nearly 3 percent at $1,001.50 after the bell. They have gained 25 percent this year.

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EU states resist move on digital tax for tech giants

EU states resist move on digital tax for tech giants Some European Union members are resisting EU plans to raise the tax bill of tech multinationals, EU draft documents seen by Reuters show, in moves that are likely to cause a public outcry after several disclosures of corporate tax avoidance schemes.

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Amazon steps up pace in artificial intelligence race

Amazon steps up pace in artificial intelligence race Amazon.com Inc this week announced a flurry of new machine learning features for its Amazon Web Services cloud computing business, raising its challenge to Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms for the lead in artificial intelligence. The new offerings will enable AWS customers to develop and quickly “train”

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Halloween 2017: Princesses make way for Wonder Woman, pink ‘pussyhats’

Halloween 2017: Princesses make way for Wonder Woman, pink ‘pussyhats’ This Halloween, expect to open the door to more pink pussyhats and fewer princesses. Months after the historic women’s march on Washington and in the midst of the “#MeToo” sexual harassment outcry, Halloween 2017 is becoming yet another platform in the United States for women

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University of Washington develops fabric to store codes

University of Washington develops fabric to store codes Computer scientists at the University of Washington have developed smart fabric that could result in jackets that store invisible passcodes and even open the door to one’s apartment or office. They have also developed fashion accessories which can store data – from security codes to identification tags

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