More than Just a Trend: How AI is Reshaping Fashion and Beauty

In fashion, AI has first been embraced by big brands such as Amazon, Adidas, and Zara. Adidas, for instance, has voice-assisted in-store robots, while competitors are now following Zara after it partnered with Jetlore for a consumer behavior prediction platform. Zara’s aim to create “full integration between store and online stock rooms” is becoming an industry trend. Across the fashion world, consumer-facing AI solutions have been focused on improving personalisation and customer experience. But AI has also crept into supply chain optimisation, inventory management, and other aspects of production. H&M…

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How Tech is Changing Tourism as We Know It

From finance and education to agriculture and entertainment, new and exciting technology is radically changing industries everywhere. This shift has also well and truly entered the world of tourism, with numerous tourist spots, travel agencies, and local governments doing their best to incorporate innovation and enhance travel experiences across the globe. Although many of these developments may seem quite flashy and futuristic, at its core, tourism is still very much about meaningful human interactions and great customer service — albeit with a 21st century update that had only previously existed…

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Biometric Payments to go Mainstream in 2019

Payments are becoming simpler. Mobile payment systems or person-to-person payment applications like PayPal, Venmo, Zelle, Apple Pay, and WeChat Pay lets you pay for services and purchases without using cash or cards. Nikki Hesford who runs her own marketing support company told BBC News that she only uses cash to pay her manicurist. She notes that it has made going out with friends easier: “One person will pay on a card and the others will transfer through an app. It takes seconds rather than minutes fussing around with who owes…

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4 Great Money Resolutions for Americans in 2019

Regardless of what kind of resolutions you have in mind for 2019, it’s always helpful to include a financial plan that isn’t particularly difficult to maintain throughout the year. After all, resolutions revolving around greater savings, better financial preparation, or smarter money management in general are always welcome changes — and what better time to begin than today? So if you have yet to start a new financial habit, take a look at some of these great money ideas: Start an Emergency Fund Emergencies may come in different, unwanted forms:…

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How Cryptocurrency Has Transformed the Gaming Industry

When gaming pioneer Atari launched its own cryptocurrency called “Atari Token” last year, it was the latest indication of how far the digital currency had come in the gaming industry. The Telegraph reported that the company’s shares increased by more than 60% after they launched the cryptocurrency. This signalled that there was a strong demand within the industry for change, especially in how gamers managed their in-game finances. Atari CEO Frederic Chesnais said: “Blockchain technology is poised to take a very important place in our environment and to transform, if…

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5 Best Men’s Grooming Products Perfect for Christmas Gifts 2017

As the yuletide season is upon us, there is no better way to spread holiday cheer than by finding and giving that perfect present for our loved ones. However, narrowing down the assortment of gift ideas can be a tough task for anyone. To aid your gift selection this year, we’ve gathered some of the best grooming products available on the market. Whether it’s for your father, brother, uncle, best friend, or even a treat for yourself, you can’t go wrong with good quality grooming products. Grown Alchemist Strengthening Shampoo…

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5 Reasons Why LeBron and the Cavs Will Turn It Around

During the preseason, 34 out of the 44 NBA experts voted on ESPN’s annual summer forecast and picked the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the Eastern Conference. This was despite the uncertainties surrounding franchise cornerstone Kyrie Irving better known as Uncle Drew. The corresponding analysis by ESPN Stats & Info guru Micah Adams notes that the Cavs will likely still have enough even if Uncle Drew were to be traded. Irving was traded in the end to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas (an all-star last year), Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic,…

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5 of the Richest Horse Racing Events in the World

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport that has enjoyed a long established following around the world. One of the main attractions of the sport is that it is steeped in tradition. Science Daily emphasizes that tradition is even found in the bloodline of the horses: “around 80 percent of modern thoroughbred racehorses have their pedigree in the 18th century horse Eclipse, which went its entire racing career unbeaten.” The heritage of horse racing is considered an important part of the sport and is one of the reasons that it…

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Geek Investment Confession: Why you should start investing ASAP

If there’s anything I would want to try once 2016 starts that is to INVEST. Yes, being a Millenial who is successful and hardworking at what she does, investing (surprisingly) has become the most difficult activity that I have to bear. Saving the coins in my pocket is already nerve wracking to me, what more when I have to do it for a long time? Annually, it is included in my list of New Year’s resolution. But, yearly, it has been the same resolution I always break. Looking back on…

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Music world goes Mobile: The portable digital spin in the industry

With applications that offer users the same music experience from their computers, people are now enjoying the trend of bringing their favorite tunes with them wherever they go. Smart devices (handsets and tablets) are now able to keep mp3 and mp4 files that they can repeatedly listen to while in and out of their houses. In fact, as these gadgets are able to connect to the internet, downloading music and watching music videos on YouTube are not all new to us. In August 2013, eMarketer reported that more than 99…

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