Apple iPhone 8 event: Tech giant makes final preparations for new devices

Apple’s online store is down ahead of the anticipated launch of the tech giant’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X devices Tuesday.

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5 Ways to Give E-Commerce Shopping That Personal Touch


Shopping online can feel a bit impersonal. It’s all about looking at screens and filling virtual carts, and not so much about having a rich experience. Many consumers long for just that kind of experience — one that’s similar to walking into a store, looking at products, talking with an associate, and perhaps ultimately making a purchase. This is where e-commerce personalization technologies come in, with the goal of delivering an online shopping experience that’s at least as interactive as a bricks-and-mortar one.

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Facebook shut down conservative-leaning employee chat room, report says

Facebook reportedly shut down an online group created as an outlet for employees to speak anonymously last year after discussion about the 2016 election turned heated and alarmed company management, according to Business Insider.

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Leaked code explains how the iPhone 8's 'Face ID' face recognition system works

About two weeks ago, Apple inadvertently posted online an uncensored version of its internal HomePod software, and developers had a field day with it since then.

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World Wrestling Entertainment gets toehold in China with streaming deal

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is betting on China’s growing appetite for online video content—and its taste for melodrama.

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The British Museum publishes the first 3D scan of the Rosetta Stone online

The British Museum in London has published the first 3D scan of the Rosetta Stone online at Sketchfab, where its hieroglyphics are accompanied by the websites new sound support feature.

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Fake Ryzen Chips Now Popping Up on Amazon, eBay

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AMD’s new Ryzen CPU is popular, but that’s got a downside — scammers are showing up online to bilk people out of their cash by relabeling cheap Celerons as AMD processors.

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New CIA Leak Reveals Tool That Can Track Computers via Wi-Fi

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The latest CIA tool revealed online is rather straightforward — malware that tracks a device’s physical location. However, it doesn’t need GPS, just Wi-Fi.

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OTA Report: Consumer Services Sites More Trustworthy Than .Gov Sites


The Online Trust Alliance on Tuesday released its 2017 Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll. Among its findings: Consumer services sites have the best combined security and privacy practices. FDIC 100 banks and U.S. government sites are the least trustworthy. The number of websites that qualified for the Honor Roll reached a nine-year high. However, the audit identified an alarming three-year trend: Increasingly, sites either take privacy and security seriously and do well in the audit, or they lag behind significantly in one or more critical areas.

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Hovering Over Links Can Install New Malware

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Even when you think you’re being careful, clever online villains might still be able to hack you. Security firm Trend Micro says a new method of delivering malware has popped up that doesn’t require you to even click on anything.

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Nintendo is finally letting you play classic games on its hot new console

Nintendo has unveiled plans for its online subscription service. The service will let gamers pay $20 a year to have access to older Nintendo games and play them on the Nintendo Switch.

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Nintendo is finally letting you play classic games on its hot new console

Nintendo has unveiled plans for its online subscription service. The service will let gamers pay $20 a year to have access to older Nintendo games and play them on the Nintendo Switch.

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Reinventing Online Marketplaces in the Cloud


In the world of the cloud, showcasing the partner ecosystem in an online marketplace has become an imperative. Salesforce has been in the vanguard of this trend. Since its inception in 2005, the AppExchange has grown to include more than 3,000 partner solutions that augment Salesforce’s growing portfolio of cloud services. AppExchange has strengthened significantly Salesforce’s position in the marketplace by cataloging the company’s rapidly expanding ecosystem of ISV and consulting partners.

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Twitch Aims to Get Ahead of Steam


Twitch, the Amazon-owned live-streaming video platform, on Tuesday launched its highly anticipated online game store. It includes goodie bags and other incentives, both for gamers who take the plunge and streamers who provide the content. Twitch earlier this year announced that it would be selling games and in-game content directly through the online store, competing directly with major gaming sites like Steam. Twitch is starting out with about 50 titles, including Ubisoft’s For Honor and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Room: Wildlands.

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Amazon Confirms Deal to Buy Middle East E-Commerce Leader Souq.com


Amazon on Tuesday confirmed that it has agreed to buy Souq.com, the leading online retailer in the Middle East, reportedly edging out rival Emaar Malls’ $800 million offer. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but Amazon reportedly agreed to pay less for Souq than Emaar had offered. Souq, led by cofounder and CEO Ronaldo Mouchawar, claims to be the largest online retail and marketplace platform in the Arab world, selling more than 8.4 million products across 31 retail categories.

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Medium Is Looking for a Few Good Founding Members


Medium, the online publishing platform launched by Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, has announced a $5 monthly subscription membership upgrade that promises a better reading experience and better content. Medium on Thursday opened the subscription offer to a limited number of people who meet certain criteria. “No matter how skilled or well-intentioned, ad-driven publishers are rewarded on their ability to capture attention and even, at times, to weave a particular corporate-driven narrative,” said Williams, who is Medium’s CEO.

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9 Amazon Prime perks you're probably not using

Amazon.com likes to change the rules. First it sold books online. Then it launched an online shopping revolution. When it started the subscription service Amazon Prime, customers received two-day shipments for free. Each innovation caused a paradigm shift in how we shop and entertain ourselves.

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