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    Retail is Ready for Robots

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: AMZN, BBY, LOW, PNRA, RL, TGT, WMT

    The Retail Robot is ready to transform shopping. Robotics have shown their worth in the manufacturing industry, increasing product quality while reducing factory footprint, production time, and costs. Now they are ready to bring the advantages of automation to retail. For the past four years gross margins have been falling for major retailers, but Amazon is […]

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    Cybersecurity Fear Spells Opportunity

    by | Digital
    Mentioned Companies: DHR, FEYE, PANW, QLYS, TGT

    With roughly ten billion devices connected globally—a number expected to grow to over fifty billion by 2020—the Internet of Things (IoT) is both an incredible growth market and a security nightmare. Cybersecurity firms are hoping to capitalize on this rapid expansion. Retail, healthcare, banking, and many other sectors are raising security budgets and fortifying their current […]