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May 2, 2016 The leading method for creating quantum bits, or qubits, currently involves exploiting the structural defects in diamonds. But researchers found that the same defect could be ... read more
Jan. 5, 2016 When setting in-store prices or offering price-matching guarantees, offline retailers should focus more on online retailer ratings than on offering the lowest prices, new research ... read more
Apr. 7, 2015 The sudden closures of big-box stores like Future Shop and Target may make it seem like online shopping is killing real-world stores. But shoppers are actually engaging in 'web-to-store' ... read more
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