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voice-enabled technology

Older Generations More Likely to Use Voice Search, Suggesting a Solution to Generational Digital Divide

Sixty-Four Percent (64%) of Voice Search Users Ages 55+ Use Voice Search to Look for Information, Products, and Services Online, Compared to 47% of Voice Search Users Ages 18-34, Suggesting That Voice Can Make Technology More Accessible to Older Populations Voice search can benefit older users who may struggle to type or use a mouse, indicating how the technology can help bridge the digital divide, suggests a new survey report from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. More than half (64%) of voice…

Tech. 2019: Global Retail Tech Spending to Top $203 Billion This Year

Global retail technology spending will near $203.6 billion in 2019, according to new research conducted by Tech. a collaboration between Retail Week and World Retail Congress. The surge – an anticipated 3.6% leap from 2018 - comes as owners of physical stores strive to add an advanced digital dimension to offline shopping, among other priorities. The need to engage customers in new ways, while managing stock, operations and promotions more effectively and cost-efficiently, are also driving up international IT spending. A…