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Friday, January 13, 2017

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Top 10 Women in Retail Tech

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chainstoreage.com - Chain Store Age presents its third annual “Top 10 Women in Retail Technology ” report, which showcases the achievements of an influential group of technology executives. The professionals in the cl...

Social Media Marketing World: Social Media's Mega Conference!

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Join 4,000 fellow marketers at the mega-conference designed to inspire and empower you with social media marketing ideas—brought to you by Social Media Examiner. “This was honestly (and I’m not jus...

An Interview with British Legal Technology 2017 Keynote Speaker - Yu-Kai Chou - Netlaw Media

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netlawmedia.com - During this exclusive Podcast, Netlaw Media is delighted to present the Keynote Speaker of ‘The British Legal Technology Forum 2017’ – Yu-Kai Chou, President, Octalysis Group. British Legal Technol...

Moving your website to HTTPS, is it worth it? - Developer Drive

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developerdrive.com - Still, while switching to HTTPS makes sense for most websites, it’s not always worth it. Let’s face it: HTTPS has always been a smart idea. After all, users obviously prefer safe, secure websites, ...

Hands-on with the Nintendo Switch

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techcrunch.com - Moments after Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé finishes his presentation, another exec takes the stage to announce how things will go. The room is broken up into different sections, e...

Spotify, Netflix, LINE, Pandora & HBO NOW top the list of 2016’s biggest apps by revenue

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techcrunch.com - According to a new year-end report from Sensor Tower detailing the top apps of 2016, streaming services dominated when it came to which apps, outside of games, pulled in the most revenue over the p...

Encrypted messaging platform WhatsApp denies “backdoor” claim

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techcrunch.com - A security issue has been flagged in the hugely popular mobile messaging app WhatsApp that could allow for messages sent via the encrypted platform to be intercepted and read. The Guardian report, ...

Take a ride with us in a self-driving Audi Q7 using Nvidia autonomous tech

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techcrunch.com - Nvidia had a strong showing overall at CES this year, but its most impressive demo had to be the self-driving vehicles it was showing off in a cordoned course built in a parking lot. The demo wasn’...

Timehop founder Jon Wegener replaced as CEO by design lead Matt Raoul

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techcrunch.com - Some changes at the top of Timehop, the quirky app that shows you reminders of photos and other content that you’ve taken and posted on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram and Flickr or from y...

GM’s Bolt is actually a platform that will be used for several new EVs

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techcrunch.com - The Bolt EV is GM’s answer to Tesla’s rising influence, and it’s impressive by all early accounts. The affordable electric car with a class-leading range isn’t the sum of GM’s interest in electric ...

Weekly Roundup: Claims surface on Trump’s dealings with Russia, Yahoo splits into Altaba

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techcrunch.com - As part of the Verizon acquisition, Yahoo has split itself into an investment unit called Altaba and is now waiting for Verizon to undertake its remaining assets. Amazon announced a plan to create ...

Microsoft acquires Maluuba, a startup focused on general artificial intelligence

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft has acquired Canadian startup Maluuba, a company founded by University of Waterloo grads Kaheer Suleman and Sam Pasupalak that also participated in TechCrunch’s 2012 San Francisco Startup...

Naver will soon begin testing self-driving cars on Korean roads

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techcrunch.com - South Korean internet giant Naver is in the final stages of receiving sign-off from the top Korean transportation regulator to begin tests of its self-driving vehicle technology on public roads. Th...

Amazon seeks to run wireless tests in Washington state

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techcrunch.com - According to documents unearthed by Business Insider, Amazon Corporate has sought permission from the FCC to run tests of wireless technology prototypes in and around one of its facilities in Seatt...

Will Mark Zuckerberg Be Our Next President?

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vanityfair.com - So let’s just say Zuckerberg decides to run. If you’re Elizabeth Warren, Paul Ryan, or Kanye West (who also aspires to be president—God help us all) what’s your attack on Zuckerberg? Privacy. Over ...

Killing net neutrality at FCC is “not a slam dunk,” departing chair says

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arstechnica.com - In his final speech before leaving the Federal Communications Commission, Chairman Tom Wheeler today made the case for why net neutrality rules are working and said that Republican commissioners wo...

Lower, wider, sleeker, and fun to drive? The 2018 Toyota Camry

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arstechnica.com - DETROIT—Several things come to mind when I think of the Toyota Camry. They're reliable, competent, ubiquitous even; the Camry has topped sales charts for a decade and a half now. But it's not the m...

[server] Help request: dropbear permission denied. Out of ideas!

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ubuntuforums.org - I've installed dropbear, which runs when the initramfs starts to allow the root volume to be unlocked. OpenSSH runs when the full server is up and running. When I try to ssh -v into the dropbear in...

Say hello to Opera Neon, our new concept browser - Opera Desktop

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opera.com - A year ago, we set out to explore what web browsers might look like in years to come. Now, you can try Opera Neon – a concept browser that gives you a glimpse into the future of desktop browsers. A...

The Inside Story of Google’s Daydream, Where VR Feels Like Home

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wired.com - A few minutes after Google CEO Sundar Pichai finished speaking to the crowd at a Google developer conference one sunny June morning in 2014, Jon Wiley made his way over to a newly unveiled booth in...

Lenovo P2 launched in India, with 3GB and 4GB RAM variants - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re looking for a new mid-tier smartphone in a gold color (with a grey option too) and with RAM options, then Lenovo has a suggestion for you. However, you have to be living in India to be ab...

Snapchat brings universal search for better access to content - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Snapchat users, especially the newer ones who just got on the network, have probably had some difficulties when searching for content within the app. The confusing layout and the fractured search i...

Is Customer Experience the Great Competitive Differentiator for Loyalty Marketers?

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loyalty360.org - Two years ago, Gartner published a study that contained the following statistic: 89% of companies plan to compete primarily on the basis of customer experience by 2016. Since we have embarked on 20...

Loyalty Program Card-Linking Set to Pick Up Steam After Microsoft Releases Platform Code

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loyalty360.org - The phrase “card linking” may not mean much to the average consumer right now, but thanks to the work of Microsoft, the implications of the concept and its impending growth might make it a signific...

Liquid : Platform to Easily Segment and Personalize Your Apps in Real-Time - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Alexandre Vaz”, CEO at the Lisbon – Portugal based start-up “Liquid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what y...

My Tour Deal : Mobile ONLY Booking App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Patrick Ncho”, Co-Founder at the California – USA based Startup “MyTourDeal” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

Pollfish : A Survey Web Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Giannis Zaoudis'; CTO of the Cyprus-based start-up “pollfishCom”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. ...

Lapkin : Biodegradable Laptop Keyboard Cover - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Mihaela Muruianu”, Co-Founder of the London based start-up “Lapkin” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1.What is it exactly that you do and what your...

Classified Post : Online Classfied Ad Website - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Robbie Alvarez”, CEO of the US based start-up “The Classified Post” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1-What is it exactly that you do and what your...

Musistic : Music Technology Company - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jimbo Lattimore”, CEO of the Memphis USA-based start-up “Musistic” about his Company. Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do an...

Ubooly: A Voice Interactive Stuffed Animal Smart Toy Powered by your iPhone or iPod Touch - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Ubooly is a stuffed animal powered by your iPhone or iPod touch. We use voice recognition and ongoing updates to make the world smartest toy. According to Mr. ‘Gloge'; Ubooly is a stuffed animal po...

Neon is an experimental web browser that's filled with glorious content bubbles

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mashable.com - Opera, which released its first browser in 1995, has quietly been innovating its products over the last two decades with features like built in ad-blocking and VPN. Now, the company has launched Ne...

Is Apple's App Store a monopoly?

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mashable.com - Is Apple's App Store a mall or the equivalent of a sole proprietor shop selling unique wares? That question appears to be at the heart of a now revived lawsuit against Apple, Pepper et al v. Apple ...

Meet the new adult at Snap: Sony exec Michael Lynton moves full time to Snapchat

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mashable.com - A big media executive is stepping down at Sony to help Snapchat on its quest to redefine the camera — and television. Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sony’s entertainment division, announced Fr...

This boot has been recalled after Redditors found swastika prints on the sole

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mashable.com - A seemingly innocuous men's boot available from a retailer on Amazon has been recalled after a Redditor discovered it left a tread print that looked a lot like a swastika. Earlier this week a user ...

Former Microsoft employees sue over PTSD from reviewing child porn

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mashable.com - Two former Microsoft employees are suing the company because they say the disturbing content they had to view for their jobs caused them to experience post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Both me...

6 Startups And Popular Websites You Didn't Know Started As Side Projects

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forbes.com - The common thread shared by the most successful startups today, from Uber to Facebook, Slack, Stripe and others, is that they all solve very real, meaningful problems for their users. Yet still, mo...

Why Targeting Your Audience Matters Using Mobile Marketing

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marketingpromotion.biz - There are so many factors to consider when it comes to building a mobile marketing strategy for your business that it’s hard to know where to start. This article’s tips will help you to hone your m...

Top 5 Ecommerce Platforms for 2017

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inc.com - Due to increasing competition and the growing demands of customers for ultra-convenience, ecommerce companies continue to innovate and deliver increasingly powerful features of their platforms. The...

Gamification Analysis of Snapchat: How Snapchat is Changing Storytelling

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yukaichou.com - This article is written by Contributing Writer Erik van Mechelen. Snapchat has surpassed Facebook and Instagram as the go-to app for teens. Having famously turned down a $3-billion offer from Face...

Hiku The Shopping Button

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popularchristmas.com - hiku Smart Kitchen Scanner and Shopping List Tool on QVC GeekDad Approved: Review of the Hiku Shopping List App and Scanning Device Invention a Day – Episode #50: Hiku The Shopping Button Today’s B...

Amazon Ads Can't Fix a Bad Product (& Other Lessons from PPC Scope's Brian Johnson) - CPC Strategy

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cpcstrategy.com - Posted by Leanna Kelly on January 13, 2017 in Amazon Whether you’re just starting out in the world of Amazon PPC or you’ve been in it since the early days–there’s always more to learn. That’s why w...

SOTI Unveils 2017 Mobile Retail Technology Trends at Retail’s Big Show 2017

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businesswire.com - NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Retail’s Big Show —In response to flat line retail sales growth, innovative retailers are aggressively pursuing the omnichannel to create a seamless shopping experience a...

Taking gaming to the next level with full line-up of Z270 RACING series motherboards - Mainboard - Press Release - HEXUS.net

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hexus.net - Choose your path and race to the future with next-generation performance with 2nd-gen BIOSTAR RACING Series motherboards January 13th, Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR is proud to announce the full line-up...

The new iPhone 8 could feature a transparent OLED screen

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comparebestdeals.com - The new iPhone 8 will have an OLED screen that will have the appearance of nothing but impressive transparent glass on its display. It seems that Apple is pulling out all the stops in its design ef...

Hitachi Consulting and Powershelf® to Deliver Digital Technology Solution to Retail

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benzinga.com - Turnkey solution combines software, sensors and services to provide a breakthrough in shelf automation, data management and measurement. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) January 13, 2017 Hitachi Consulting an...

Accuvia Software Group Partners with Sparkfly to Provide an Advanced C

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prweb.com - Accuvia Software Group LLC (ASG), a Chicago-based retail software solutions company, today announced their partnership with Sparkfly, provider of a digital measurement and attribution platform, to ...

Luxury Daily

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luxurydaily.com - Consumers’ growing expectations of a seamless, channel-agnostic shopping experience are causing retailers to adapt their technology strategies. According to a new report from Boston Retail Partners...

The most important car companies of 2017

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theverge.com - In the first two weeks of 2017 The Verge has seen 145 displays of automotive-related technology at CES and over 750 show cars up close at the North American International Auto Show. As the dust set...

12 New Year's resolutions for your data

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infoworld.com - Your company was once at the forefront of the computing revolution. You deployed the latest mainframes, then minis, then microcomputers. You joined the PC revolution and bought Sparcs during the do...