Apple HomePod, Apple's next big product, is coming next month

Rumors have been swirling as of late that Apple is getting ready to release its new Amazon Echo and Google Home rival very soon, and now we have an official launch date for the HomePod.

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5 Ways E-Commerce SMBs Can Cool Social Media Complaints


“The most important thing an SMB can do … is be proactive and ready to help [customers] right at the moment they need it,” said Linda Crawford, CEO of Helpshift. Companies must streamline support systems to resolve issues faster and more efficiently, she said. An up-to-date knowledge base enables instant self-service, “but SMBs must also offer channels for customers to communicate directly with support agents to cover all bases.” SMBs should offer robust omnichannel options and prioritize user-friendly channel support.

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Samsung Begins Mass Production of 2nd Generation 10nm LPP Process Node

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Samsung’s second-generation 10nm node, 10nm LPP, is now ready for mass production, with further performance and power consumption improvements over its older technology, 10nm LPE.

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Hurricane essentials: 12 must-have items to help you survive the storm

Are you ready for a hurricane to strike? What if you need to suddenly leave your home for a few days? Is your “go bag” prepared with the right essential items in case you need to evacuate to safety?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/07/hurricane-essentials-12-must-have-items-to-help-survive-storm.html

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Amazon Pushes Alexa, Highlights Small Sellers in Prime Day Deals


Amazon is ready to disrupt the retail landscape for the third consecutive year, as it launches its July 11 Prime Day promotion. The company will offer thousands of discounted items and special promotions to reward its Prime customers and increase their numbers, while rivals scramble to compete. Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Amazon will offer special curated deals on some of its biggest-selling items. The Amazon Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa assistant, will be available for 50 percent off, at $89.99. The Echo Dot will go for $34.99.

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Visa Seeks to Build Online B2B Ecosystem


Visa this week announced the Visa Ready Program for Business Solutions, a strategic framework to help ensure that tech companies integrating with Visa’s B2B payment services and data solutions meet the company’s standards and are market ready. The program lets Visa’s tech partners quickly integrate and approve various Visa B2B payments solutions, including enhanced data, virtual card integration, payables automation, and payment controls. It lets partners quickly introduce devices, software and solutions that can initiate or accept Visa payments.

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PCIe 5.0 Arriving in 2019 With 4x More Bandwidth Than PCIe 3.0

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PCI-SIG has announced that PCIe 4.0 specification is finished — and it plans to have PCIe 5.0 ready to go by 2019.

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AMD Ryzen 7 1800X reviewed: Zen is an amazing workstation chip with a 1080p gaming Achilles heel

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After over a decade, AMD is ready to slug it out with Intel in the high-end workstation and desktop space. Ryzen isn’t a perfect chip, but it packs one hell of a wallop in certain tests.

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Galaxy S8 vs. ' iPhone 8': Samsung gets first crack at next-gen phone

Samsung is getting ready to tee up its next flagship Galaxy smartphone against a backdrop of growing rumors about rival Apple’s 2017 iPhone.

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YouTube begins rolling out live-streaming via app, starting with creators

YouTube has featured live-streaming on its desktop site since 2011, but the company is finally ready to take on Facebook Live by bringing the feature to smartphones.

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Dell unveils 8K 32-inch monitor at CES 2017, and it’s shipping this year

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Dell just unveiled an 8K display — is a new resolution already ready to replace 4K before 4K has made much more than a dent in the HDTV market?

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