January 30, 2004

Pepsi and iTunes

Catch the upcoming Pepsi and iTunes Super Bowl commercial in advance. Quicktime player required: rtsp://streaming.appleinsider.com/ai/pepsi_superbowl_ad_stream2.mov...



Trends in 2004

eMarketer's team of senior analysts have come together to present 11 trends that will influence business and society in 2004....



Music Download

Following Pepsi's Lead, Coke Tunes In to Net Music Scene...



January 28, 2004

Wi-Fi Patents

Nomadix patents Wi-Fi hotspot log-in tech...



Grocers: Workers are Key

For the chief executive of any food distribution company, worrying comes with the territory, especially these days....



Employee Benefit Numbers

Nearly Eight in Ten U.S. Employees Register for Benefits Online; Companies Use Online Decision Support Tools to Drive Emerging Health Care Strategies...



January 26, 2004

Wi-Fi and Postal Centers

Air-Q Agrees to Wi-Fi Hotspot Development Deal for 1,000 Nationally-Known Postal Centers...



Software To Go

CompUSA rolls out automated system: Creating software on demand...



Display Technology

TFS to Market Wireless Monitors and Wireless Display Systems...



Tomorrow's Workforce

Tomorrow's workforce of contingent, offshore and outsourced employees has arrived. For HR at the largest companies, this requires a whole new way of looking at things....



RFID

Accelitec Announces Launch of Self-Service Automated RFID Transponder Dispenser...



Hotel Check In

Starwood kiosks debut, make check-in a breeze...



Customers Prefer Self-Service

When companies empower customers to transact how they want, when they want, the majority of customers will choose the lowest cost option...



January 24, 2004

Strategic Role of Customer Self-Service

white paper highlights the evolving role of customer self-service today, including the best practices and approaches for enhancing self-service in today's growing online market....



January 23, 2004

Preferred Customer Cards

During the recent mad-cow beef recall, one supermarket chain used its preferred customer discount cards to identify and warn shoppers who had bought the suspect meat....



Contactless and RFID

Contactless gift card system for retailers....



January 22, 2004

Cruise Line Kiosks

Photo process on Carnival Cruise Lines and Imageware...



January 21, 2004

Music and Retail

Wal-Mart Selects Liquid Digital Media As Partner For Music Downloads Store...



Multi-Channel Retailing

Becoming multi-channel retailer is hard work, but worth it, NRF panel says...



January 20, 2004

Telematics Technology

QNX Software Systems today announced that it has reached a milestone of more than 50 telematics industry customers and related projects....



Drive Up Pharmacy

Hypercom to Bring Prescription for Fast, Easy-Use Payment Technology to Drive-Up Pharmacies...



January 19, 2004

Retail Spending

Industry Groups Say U.S. Retailers Will Spend More on Technology...



January 16, 2004

Thorntons unwraps touch screen

Fast-food order system trims labor...



January 14, 2004

HR and Workforce Management

Lawson and Workbrain Partner to Provide Retailers a Comprehensive Human Resource and Multi-Level Workforce Optimization Solution...



Digital Zone Signage

...define various areas of a display into "zones" and assign different types of digital media content to play specifically in each "zone." .......



Photo Kiosks

Photo-Me has 20,000 photo booths across the world and is looking to install its new digital kiosks alongside at least 6,000 over the next three years. While the exact price of digital prints will depend on the owner of the...



Photo Kiosks in Europe

Phot-Me doing very well financially. The Herald...



Wrap on NRF by Lief Larson

Nice wrap by Kiosk Magazine on NRF show....



Hospital Selects a HIPAA Partner

Compliance with HIPAA requires complete audit trail of who accessed what info on any PC regardless of application....



January 12, 2004

Computerized kiosks let C-store customers help themselves

Convenience stores tap self-serve terminals to improve accuracy, efficiency of foodservice...



Payment Devices

Hypercom Introduces S9 terminal...



NRF News

News from the "Big Show" in New York this week. (NRF)...



Benefits Enrollment

Self-service solution speeds benefits enrollment...



Small Retailers & Technology

The fact is, the retail industry is at an inflection point ó and whether an organization thrives, survives or dies depends largely on the strategic use of technology....



Transaction Protocols

With the XFS (eXtensions for Financial Services) software standard, ATM deployers gained the ability to offer common applications across different makes of machines...



January 11, 2004

Is CRM Innovation Dead?

large CRM vendors converging on common set of CRM-application functions. These are, primarily, sales automation, customer-service automation and marketing automation. Within each of these areas, most vendors now offer at least basic functionality -- for example, opportunity management for sales,...



January 09, 2004

Restaurant Industry to 440B

The National Restaurant Association forecasts that restaurant-industry sales will continue to rise in 2004, reaching a record $440.1 billion...



Kodak Lays Out New Features

Kodak Defines the Future of Digital Picture Sharing at 2004 International Consumer Electronics Show...



Dell does Kodak and Xerox/Fuji

Rochesterís two most-recognizable employers are looking to make friends with the Dell dude ó Michael Dell, that is. PR on Fuji Xerox follows....



Payroll Cards

Meijer to Debut Electronic Pay Card...



January 07, 2004

E-Paper - Coming soon

Retailers have tested e-paper gadgets; now consumers have their chance...



Wireless and Hospitals

Partners HealthCare, recognized as an I.T. trailblazer, isnít rushing its wireless initiatives....



Smart Cards and HIPAA

Denver Health Embraces Smart Card Technology For HIPAA Security...



January 06, 2004

Extending Wi-Fi Wireless Range

How Can I Extend the Range of my Wi-Fi network?...



Touchscreen Technology

3M Touch Systems Announces Strategy to Integrate Vikuiti Films with MicroTouch Touch Screens...



From Paycheck to Plastic

More Companies Opt for Cards as Cheaper, Paperless Process...



January 05, 2004

What is Triple DES?

What is Triple DES anyway?...



DHS US-VISIT Program

Jan 05: Federal agents today will begin fingerprinting and photographing some foreign visitors entering the US USA Today story...



Digital Photos at CES this week

Where Digital Comes Together at 2004 Consumer Electronics Show; Technologies to Shoot, Store, Print, Share, Record and Playback on Display...



Why Self-service

Two things are set to drive technology spending by local corporations in the coming year: cost savings and growth. KnoxNews: Technology...