Experts Identify 6 Emerging Influencer Marketing Trends


Influencer marketing has become an area of strategic importance for marketing departments, according to a white paper Traackr published Thursday. B2B technology companies are aware of the trend, according to the paper’s coauthor, business consultant Mark Schaefer, but they lag in implementing influencer marketing programs. Interviews with 10 marketing experts — including some who built influencer marketing programs at Microsoft, IBM and Samsung — suggest that influencer marketing requires a fundamental shift in the marketing department.

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This construction robot can lay bricks 6 times faster than you can

You can’t throw a rock in 2017 without finding some new area where robots are being employed. The latest? A bricklaying robot called SAM100 that is capable of building walls six times faster than a human bricklayer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/30/this-construction-robot-can-lay-bricks-6-times-faster-than-can.html

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Drones could use an invisible license plate to track unauthorized flights

How do you tell who flew an unmanned aerial vehicle into a restricted area? DJI suggests a radio tag system could be a solution that respects legal drone operators privacy and can determine who’s behind illegal drone activity.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/29/drones-could-use-invisible-license-plate-to-track-unauthorized-flights.html

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Startup to serve up chicken strips cultivated from cells in lab

A Bay Area food-technology startup says it has successfully developed the world’s first chicken strip grown from self-reproducing cells without so much as ruffling a feather.

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IBM is bringing machine learning to a mainframe near you

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Machine learning is the fastest growing area of computer science, but it’s typically the domain of specialists. IBM aims to open it up to domain experts at its Enterprise customers to model their own data.

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New Yorkers get smartphone alert in hunt for bombing suspect

An alert was sent to smartphones across the New York City area Monday in the hunt for Ahmad Khan Rahami, the suspect in this weekend’s bombings in Manhattan and New Jersey.

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KiloCore project packs 1,000 CPU cores into tiny power envelope, 32nm process

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A new, ultra-low-power CPU architecture packs 1,000 CPU cores into a tiny surface area, with maximum power consumption of well under 15W at peak operating speeds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230643-new-kilocore-project-packs-1000-cpu-cores-into-tiny-power-envelope-32nm-process

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Microsoft Opens Tony Fifth Avenue Store


Microsoft on Monday opened its flagship store in Manhattan. With an area of more than 22,000 square feet, it’s the company’s largest store and its 113th brick-and-mortar retail establishment. It’s also the first Microsoft store that’s two stories high. The company gutted a 1930s building that was previously a Fendi store and replaced the street-facing facade with giant glass panes. The building has a 40- by 20-foot exterior culture wall that will display noncommercial artistic images.

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Apple Pay now accepted at Schnucks and Dierbergs, takes over St. Louis grocery scene

Two large grocery store chains serving the St. Louis, Mo., area recently activated point-of-sale support for Apple Pay, offering customers a fast and easy checkout alternative to credit and cash.

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Galway residents raise noise, energy concerns about Apple's Irish datacenter

Some residents in the area of Apple’s planned Irish datacenter have filed objections with the Galway County Council, arguing that the company’s Environmental Impact Statement is “inadequate” and doesn’t address a range of concerns, a report said on Thursday.



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Woman dumps rare Apple I worth $200,000 at recycling center

A Bay Area recycling center is attempting to track down an unidentified woman who dropped off a 1976-model Apple I in April, after the computer sold to a private collector for $200,000 this month.



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Secret Service plans to fly drones over Washington

The U.S. Secret Service says it will fly drones over the Washington area in the near future, just weeks after a White House drone incident highlighted the security risks posed by the technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/26/secret-service-plans-to-fly-drones-over-washington/

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AT&T announces new broadband package to compete with Google service

AT&T is planning a new faster broadband service in parts of the Kansas City metro area that will put it in competition with Google Fiber.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/16/att-announces-new-broadband-package-to-match-pricing-speed-google-service/

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Schools call on cellphones as teaching tools

When one school district in the greater Washington D.C. area decided to get more relaxed about cell phones, it apparently went all the way – not only allowing their use in the hallways and cafeteria, but the classroom too.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/10/schools-call-on-cellphones-as-teaching-tools/

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First look: Hands-on with the all-new Apple Watch

At the conclusion of Tuesday’s keynote presentation, Apple opened up the doors to a hands-on area built specifically for the event, where AppleInsider was able to get a first peek at at the new wearable Apple Watch.



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Flailing Barnes & Noble Turns to Google to Help Fend Off Amazon


Some Barnes & Noble customers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area will be able to get same-day delivery of their purchases through Google Shopping Express, according to media reports that surfaced Thursday. Barnes & Noble CEO Michael Huseby described the teamup as a test and a way to increase book sales both online and from its brick-and-mortar stores. B&N is floundering, having closed 63 stores in the past five years, and “could use any additional sales they could garner,” said IDC’s Scott Strawn.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80862.html?rss=1

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Apple Maps adds Flyover 3D modeling of Berkeley, East Bay

Apple has expanded its 3D Maps Flyover support for the east side of the San Francisco Bay Area, including the city of Berkeley, the University of California birthplace of the flavor of Unix used in OS X and iOS.



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