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Ambi Robotics emerges from stealth with advanced simulation-to-reality artificial intelligence

Ambi Robotics emerges from stealth with advanced simulation-to-reality artificial intelligence

Ambi Robotics, formerly Ambidextrous Laboratories Inc., emerges from stealth today to introduce AmbiOS, an advanced robot operating system based on simulation-to-reality artificial intelligence (AI). AmbiOS rapidly trains robots before deployment to pick and pack items for fast and affordable integration.

Lack of financial support is placing insecure workers at risk

Lack of financial support is placing insecure workers at risk

Following recent research that has brought to light that workers in insecure jobs are twice as likely to die of Covid, Aleksandra Flack, a senior employment lawyer at Langleys Solicitors, commented: “This increase in the chance of death for those in insecure roles can be linked to the lack of financial support available to them.

E-commerce companies urged to reduce parcel volumes to limit courier driver shortage’s impact on online deliveries

E-commerce companies urged to reduce parcel volumes to limit courier driver shortage’s impact on online deliveries

Research recently released by market intelligence agency, Mintel, shows that the Covid-19-inspired rise in online shopping has driven a boom in demand for UK courier and delivery services.

Online Retail Sales Hold Steady in March

Online Retail Sales Hold Steady in March

Despite the upcoming end of lockdown and promise of in-person shopping, online retail sales continued to show strong growth in March, rising by +71.7% Year-on-Year (YoY). That’s according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, which tracks the online sales performance of over 200 retailers.

Helping Caribbean retailers bounce back from COVID with EPoS

Helping Caribbean retailers bounce back from COVID with EPoS

Lockdowns are easing around the world, and businesses are eager to open up – so Pangea has teamed up with Trinidad-based partner Starnet to help Caribbean retailers hit the ground running with EPoS solutions.

Cross border commerce – it’s an age thing

Cross border commerce – it’s an age thing

Baby Boomers and Millennial/Gen Zers are quite different when it comes to cross border shopping. Tommy Kelly, CEO of eShopWorld (ESW) discusses the differences for companies planning global initiatives.

Department store chain Belk thrives during the pandemic aided by ship-from-store capabilities supported by Logistyx Technologies

Department store chain Belk thrives during the pandemic aided by ship-from-store capabilities supported by Logistyx Technologies

US department store Belk thrived as e-commerce orders surged during the pandemic by having ship-from-store order fulfilment facilities already in place across its 291 store locations with the help of parcel shipping software from Logistyx Technologies.

Domino Printing Sciences moves to cut customer downtime with new augmented reality Visual support application

Domino Printing Sciences moves to cut customer downtime with new augmented reality Visual support application

Domino Printing Sciences (Domino) has launched a new augmented reality (AR) tool – SafeGuard AR – to provide real-time, remote visual support for customers around the world.

Amazon’s here – so what’s the future for UK supermarkets?

Amazon’s here – so what’s the future for UK supermarkets?

Amazon has set its sights on the UK supermarket sector. From the Amazon Fresh initiative to its partnership with Morrisons, offering free, next day delivery to Prime customers, the arch disruptor is looking to turn the UK multiple market on its head.

Two in three companies at risk of cyberattacks due to insufficient password policies

Two in three companies at risk of cyberattacks due to insufficient password policies

Password protection facilities ensure that personal data is kept safe, but a new study reveals that many businesses are ignoring advice and leaving themselves vulnerable to cyberattacks.

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