7 Tips for Powerful Product Photos


Product photos are a vital part of e-commerce. Because they provide the central connection between customers and products, photos can make or break an e-commerce business. “You can have a great looking website and user interface, but if you don’t have great product photos it is like driving a Mercedes with a flat,” said Sam Werkmeister, CEO of ProductPhoto.com. “You won’t get very far,” he said. “Products with high quality product photography look better and will almost always have higher conversion rates.”

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Uber hacked and surveilled rivals, alleges ex-manager in letter

In June 2016, Uber Technologies Inc. contractors trained by the Central Intelligence Agency allegedly spied on another firm’s executives and sent live video to then-Chief Executive Travis Kalanick in the company’s “War Room.”

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3 Ways to Buff Up Your Website and Do More Business


Let’s face it: Your website is central to your e-commerce business. Upgrading your website is one of the most important things you can do to bring in new customers and sell more products. Sometimes, though, it’s difficult to know exactly how to improve your site. To help you out with that dilemma, here are three ways to refresh your website and boost your business without breaking the bank. The overall design of an e-commerce website has a big impact on customers — and sales — so regularly rethinking and tweaking your site’s design is vital.

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How AI fights the war against fake news

A three-headed alien is wandering around Central Park right now. If you believe that, you might be susceptible to a fake news story. Artificial Intelligence technology, however, could be a vital weapon in the war on fake news, according to cybersecurity companies.

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This week on AI: FBI demands NYC iPhone unlock, 9.7" iPad Pro review, iPhone 6s security fix & more

Article Image The FBI and DoJ’s interest in unlocking and decrypting iPhones continued to be a central theme, but Apple meanwhile fixed a security vulnerability in the iPhone 6s, and saw healthy sales of its latest iPhone model: the 4-inch iPhone SE.

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Apple Store at Grand Central closed until further notice due to power outage

Article Image A power outage at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal has reportedly forced one of Apple’s most heavily trafficked retail stores to be closed until further notice.

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Cold War weaponry and modern military hardware: Inside the ISIS arsenal

In January the U.S. Central Command announced that U.S. and coalition airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria destroyed some 184 Humvees, 58 tanks and nearly 700 other vehicles. The number of ISIS military vehicles destroyed may seem significant, but is really just a drop in the bucket compared to the militants’ overall firepower.

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‘Bionic model’ will strut down New York Fashion Week runway with prosthetic arm

During fashion house FTL Moda’s New York Fashion Week show at Grand Central Station’s Vanderbilt Hall on Sunday, model Rebekah Marine will strut down the runway with one of the most unique accessories — a bionic arm. Philadelphia-based Marine, who was born without a right forearm, was fitted with an i-limb quantum earlier this year. The i-limb is one of the most advanced prostheses available, and with it, Marine has quickly become one of the most visible faces in a fashion world becoming increasingly more inclusive to models who have disabilities.

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New iPhones' 3D Touch a complicated effort that took 'multi, multi, multi' years, Apple says

One of the central features of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, 3D Touch, was long in development and an extremely difficult technologically to get right, according to an interview with key Apple executives published on Wednesday.

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US Internet Handoff Generates Sparks in Congress


The U.S. government has played a central — perhaps critical — role in the development of the Internet. Currently the U.S. retains a stewardship position in the worldwide operation of the Internet through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an agency within the Commerce Department. That stewardship is slated to end, however, with NTIA proposing to relinquish its presence in the operation of the Internet to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, a multistakeholder group of network players.

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China backs off legal push that would force foreign tech companies to hand over encryption keys

China’s central government has reportedly halted the advance of proposed antiterror legislation that would have forced technology companies doing business in the country to install government-accessible backdoors in their products, provide keys for any encrypted communications services, and require data for Chinese users to remain in China.



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CIA has waged 'secret campaign' to crack Apple's iOS security – report

Classified documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal that the Central Intelligence Agency has been engaged in a multi-year coordinated effort to crack the security of Apple’s iOS platform, which powers and protects the iPhone and iPad.



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China to demand source code access, backdoors in some tech products

China’s central government has introduced new procurement regulations that would force technology companies wishing to do business with the country’s banks to submit source code for review and build government-accessible backdoors into their products, according to a Wednesday report.



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Centcom hack shows US fails to get ahead of hackers

The attack by ISIS sympathizers on U.S. Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube pages is yet again raising questions over how secure America’s government and private sector information is against hackers.  

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Centcom hack: Military tightens password security

The hack attack that seized the U.S. Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts on Monday has prompted the military to tighten its social media password security.

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Apple's second-gen iPad Air purportedly shown with thinner design, Touch ID in new photos

A series of photos that surfaced Friday from central Europe claim to show a fully-assembled, second-generation iPad Air featuring a more svelte design, an updated speaker grille, and an integrated Touch ID sensor.



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China bans government agencies from purchasing Apple products – report

New procurement regulations handed down last month by the Chinese central government will prevent both national and local agencies from considering future purchases of some Apple products with public funds, a Wednesday report said.



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China's state-owned media calls iOS location tracking a 'national security concern'

A Friday afternoon report from China Central Television, the Asian nation’s dominant state-run broadcaster, said the location tracking features found in Apple’s iOS are a “national security concern” and worried that they could be used to expose Chinese state secrets.



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