Lisa Lacy

Lisa Lacy

Tech Reporter

Could Ad-Supported Music Spur the Monetization of Voice Tech?

So far, promotional audio 2.0 looks like radio ads.

Walmart Teams Up With Kidbox on a Styling Subscription Service for Kids

Up to 6 annual boxes keep children on trend.

Jumia Makes History as the First African Tech Startup on the New York Stock Exchange

Ecommerce is poised to grow rapidly on the continent.

Amazon Go Is Exploring Ways to Accept Cash

Retailers are incorporating multiple payment options alongside cashierless technology.

Albertsons Is Putting Lettuce on the Blockchain

It's the latest retailer to join IBM’s Food Trust to track products.

In an Open Letter, Amazon Employees Call on Bezos to Address Climate Change

A Medium post asked for environmental policies and leadership.

5 Things We Learned From Amazon’s 2018 Shareholder Letter

This year’s themes were small businesses, innovation, eBay and wages.

Walmart Is Adding More Robots to Its Workforces, in an Effort to Give Existing Employees ‘More Satisfying Jobs’

The goal is to automate tasks rather than entire roles.

Even Sears’ Landlord Wants ‘Non-Sears Tenants’

It's not exactly a vote of confidence.

HIPAA-Compliant Alexa Skills Highlight How Far We Still Have to Go With Privacy in Voice Tech

We're probably due for a regulatory update.