Dr. Adam Alter, is an associate professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University who researches psychology and marketing. He became fascinated with the "dogfooding" strategy and has written a book called Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked when he discovered one industry that avoids "dogfooding".
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Paul Barton, Founder and Chief Designer for PSB Speakers, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Toronto Audio Fest. Recognized for his decades of groundbreaking research and numerous contributions to the loudspeaker industry.
Jam Industries, North America's largest value-added distributor of Musical Instruments, Professional Audio and Consumer Electronics products, today announces its partnership with the technology division of DCC plc, a £14.3 billion revenue, London Stock Exchange (LSE) listed international sales, marketing, and support services group.
Charlie was most recently at Amazon where he created and led the Alexa and Echo Smart Home efforts. The organization he built and ran at Amazon proved that voice is a highly natural user interface for interacting with the home and the recent accelerated growth in smart home visibility is directly attributable to the broad reach and success of Alexa Smart Home.
Staub Electronics has announced their appointment as distributor for Terra Speakers, a Leon company that specializes in high-performance, all-weather indoor and outdoor speakers. This partnership comes into effect immediately.
After reaching record highs earlier on Wednesday before the call, Facebook shares dropped as much as 23% in after-hours trading, a plunge that wiped out roughly $130 billion from the company's value.
Uber has announced the company completed its 10 billionth trip just after 3PM on Sunday, June 10, 2018. The 10B trip happened eight years and 10 days after the company recorded their very first trip. On June 10th, 173 trips and food deliveries in 93 cities across 21 countries started simultaneously at 10:12pm GMT, putting Uber over 10 billion completed trips
Canadian consumer debt levels continue to reach new highs even as 46 per cent of people decreased their personal debt, according to Equifax Canada's 2017 Q4 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. Those who added more debt (37 per cent) did so in larger amounts on average, pushing the average debt held by all Canadians up by 3.3 per cent or $22,837 per person.
Earlier this week, Microsoft's market cap momentarily surpassed Google's parent company Alphabet for the first time in three years causing pundits on every business talk show to ask who will be the first company to reach a market capitalization of $1 trillion?
JAM Industries has achieved incredible success over the last 45 years, becoming the largest independent musical instruments, pro audio & lighting, and consumer electronics distributor in the world," says Martin Szpiro, President & CEO
According to Forbes, 80% of North Americans believe that their jobs will "probably" or "definitely" exist in the next 50 years. The same survey revealed that two-thirds of Americans believe that, in the future, robots will perform most of the work currently done by humans.