Don't Discount the Business Power of Emotions


What accounts for the amazing success of Apple and Starbucks? They both connect with users on an emotional level. This “secret” is evident to anyone who looks closely, and you can apply it to succeed with your own company and improve your own life. Apple was a struggling computer maker until the 1990s, when Steve Jobs returned. Jobs connected with the user base in a new way. Customers loved him — he created an emotional connection with the company. That emotional connection helped Apple grow rapidly, even with several missteps along the way.

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How to stop your devices from listening to (and saving) everything you say

Yes, voice technology is amazing. You can ask your phone a question. You can talk to your speaker system and book an Uber. With the right setup, your voice can lock the doors, dim the lights and change the thermostat. All across America, people are embracing their oral fixation.

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Reboot Reality: VR and AR Mark Milestone With New Interactive Exhibit

Reboot Reality exhibit at The Tech

VR is amazing, but it’s tough to try out yourself because of the equipment needed and the prototype nature of so much of the hardware and software. Fortunately, The Tech Museum in San Jose has now opened a permanent exhibit where visitors can experience a variety of VR, AR, and MR projects.

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Two-thirds of Apple Pay users running into problems at checkout, survey claims

Although Apple CEO Tim Cook claimed that Apple Pay had “gotten off to the most amazing start” at a March 9 press event, about two-thirds of its users are encountering problems at retail, according to a survey published this week by Phoenix Marketing International.



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DARPA's Squad X Core brings tech innovations to infantry squads

Squad X Core will take the amazing advanced capabilities in U.S. military ships, aircraft and ground vehicles and put those tech advantages directly into the hands of dismounted infantry squads.

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