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Who will win the battle of s-commerce?
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Who will win the battle of s-commerce?

Although social networks are still only a tiny part of e-commerce, their role in the buying process is growing rapidly, especially on smartphones. Over the last two years, the share of visits from social networks has doubled on US retailer sites. With such an increase, social platforms should soon make a maximum effort to strengthen...

Instagram’s growth continues to slow in the U.S.
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Instagram’s growth continues to slow in the U.S.

While the number of Instagram users has grown steadily in recent years to reach 1.1 billion active users in 2019, the social platform will record a single-digit growth rate for the first time this year: 6.7% compared to 10.1% in 2018. eMarketer finally revises its forecasts downwards and estimates that Instagram’s growth should reach 4.5%...

Sustainable green robots capable of decomposing at the end of their life: the vision in Pisa
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Sustainable green robots capable of decomposing at the end of their life: the vision in Pisa

What will the robots be like? And what characteristics do they need to have to meet the challenges of technological innovation, improve social welfare and respect the environment? The answer comes in the article “A vision for future bioinspired and biohybrid robots” published in the international magazine Science Robotics and signed by Barbara Mazzolai, director...

Cookie: chronicle of an announced death (infographic)
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Cookie: chronicle of an announced death (infographic)

The cookie, a small file stored on the computer that tracks navigation to personalize the online experience, is an essential tool for brands communicating in the digital world. However, its use for advertising purposes is under threat. Within a few years, advertisers will probably no longer be able to base their communication strategies on service...

IKEA recalled TROLIGTVIS glasses made in India because they could release chemicals beyond the permitted limits.
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IKEA recalled TROLIGTVIS glasses made in India because they could release chemicals beyond the permitted limits.

Swedish furniture company IKEA has invited customers who have purchased TROLIGTVIS travel glasses made in India to return them to the store because they may release “chemicals in quantities exceeding the set limits”. In a press release released on January 15, IKEA said that recent tests have shown that TROLIGTVIS glasses marked “Made in India”...

China will ban most disposable plastic by 2025.
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China will ban most disposable plastic by 2025.

He presented an ambitious plan that aims to reduce the use of bags, crockery and other products across the country, bit by bit. The National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Ecology of China have issued a joint communiqué announcing a plan to ban the use of much of China’s disposable plastic by...

Retina scan, prosthesis and voice recognition: so Google’s artificial intelligence helps us heal
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Retina scan, prosthesis and voice recognition: so Google’s artificial intelligence helps us heal

From solutions for diabetes sufferers to those affected by ALS: some examples of how technology can improve our lives, lower the cost of care and make it accessible to more people. 2020 opened with the news that artificial intelligence (indeed, one of the artificial intelligence) developed by Google has become very good at identifying breast...