Afternoon Coffee: Whole Foods Tightens Tuna Sourcing, VW’s New Cloud-Based Truck Ecosystem

Volkswagen plans to roll out a new cloud-based service called RIO, the Wall Street Journal reports. “An ecosystem for trucks,” the service will connect trucks remotely with their owners and customers, as well as provide data for predictive analytics for maintenance and repairs.

Where's That Tuna From?

Whole Foods is holding itself to a higher bar when it comes to sourcing tuna. The natural foods supermarket chain released new tuna sourcing guidelines, which require suppliers to use software that tracks the tuna supply chain from vessel to can, monitoring for any unauthorized fishing.

Adobe and Microsoft Team Up

Reuters reports that Adobe is working with Microsoft to create a shared data format between the former’s marketing software suite, Experience Cloud, and the latter’s sales software, Dynamics. This will allow the software systems to work together, forming a stronger competitor to and Oracle.

Alexa, a New Frying Pan!

Amazon announced that customers can now order two-hour home delivery through Alexa, the digital assistant behind Amazon Echo. The full Prime Now catalog, which includes tens of thousands of items, is available, though customers will not be able to purchase larger items like electronics.

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