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Nordstrom bets big on e-commerce, plans to hire 400

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Before the rise of Amazon.com, Seattle retail was defined by one company: Nordstrom. Now, the upscale retailer appears to be taking some plays out of the Amazon.com playbook, announcing plans to boost spending on e-commerce infrastructure to $150 million this year. That marks roughly 30 percent of the company’s capital...
Nordstrom bets big on e-commerce, plans to hire 400

Fujitsu smartphones venture outside Japan, with elderly Europeans in mind

gigaom.com
Fujitsu is known for many things outside its native Japan, but not for its smartphones. To a small degree, this is now about to change – in June, the company will launch an Android device for senior citizens, the Stylistic S01, on the Orange network in France. The device fits...
Fujitsu smartphones venture outside Japan, with elderly Europeans in mind

How federal money will change the face of big data

gigaom.com
If you think Hadoop and the current ecosystem of big data tools are great, “you ain’t seen nothing yet,” to quote Bachman Turner Overdrive. By pumping hundreds of millions of dollars a year into big data research and development, the Obama administration thinks it can push the current state of...
How federal money will change the face of big data
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