How Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Can Stand Up to E-Commerce


Brick-and-mortar retailers have been finding it difficult to offer pricing that’s competitive with e-commerce sites, which have the advantage of massive scope and scale, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report. E-commerce will account for nearly 18 percent of the total retail market by 2025, it projects. However, B&M retailers have an advantage: their ability to offer customers a personalized experience. Retailers should adopt end-to-end solutions that use cutting-edge technology to make that personalized service cost-effective.

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Exposed: Massive spambot exposes 711 million email addresses

‘For a sense of scale, that’s almost one address for every single man, woman and child in all of Europe,’ according to security researcher Troy Hunt.

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5 scams that fool even the smartest people

Many people laugh at scams. We see an email from a mysterious stranger that’s full of odd phrases and terrible misspellings, and we instantly share it on social media. “The Prince of Nigeria wants to send me bars and bars of gold!” we write, adding a laughing emoji. “Should I take it?”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/26/5-scams-that-fool-even-smartest-people.html

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Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

Microsoft has announced a high-end Windows 10 SKU that’s meant to bridge the gap between server variants of the operating system and professional workstation alternatives.

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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.

The post Fake Ryzen Chips Now Popping Up on Amazon, eBay appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252674-fake-ryzen-chips-now-popping-amazon-ebay?source=Computing

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Artificial intelligence can now predict if someone will die in the next 5 years

Scientists from the University of Adelaide have created an AI that’s able to look at the CT scans of patients, and predict whether they’ll live through the next five years. And that’s a good thing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/07/artificial-intelligence-can-now-predict-if-someone-will-die-in-next-5-years.html

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Ray Kurzweil predicts computers will be as smart as humans in 12 years

12 years. That’s how long Google’s Director of Engineering Ray Kurzweil thinks it will take for computers to reach human levels of intelligence.

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Meet Braen: A new material that's stronger than steel, more versatile than duct tape

Even if it’s hard to say Braen is the lightest, strongest, and most adaptable material that’s ever been invented, it still seems pretty damn malleable and durable, capable of withstanding over 2,000 pounds of pull strength.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/09/meet-braen-new-material-thats-stronger-than-steel-more-versatile-than-duct-tape.html

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An Intel Atom C2000 bug is killing products from multiple manufacturers

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Intel’s Avoton and Rangeley server products appear to have a significant flaw that’s killing hardware years before its expected end-of-life.

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Best job search websites

Finding a job is tough in today’s economy, but with the right website, you can find something that’s suitable to your talents and individual skillset. These 9 job search website can help, though, even if you’re simply looking for an internship.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/16/best-job-search-websites.html

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Apple responds to claims that multiple older iPhones have gone up in flames

A Chinese consumer group that’s “loosely” affiliated with the government said it has received eight reports from iPhone 6 users who own devices that have caught fire spontaneously.

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French man sent to prison for visiting pro-ISIS websites

Visiting pro-terrorism websites can get you sentenced to prison in France. That’s just what happened to an unidentified 32-year-old French man, who stated in court that he was merely “curious.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/06/french-man-sent-to-prison-for-visiting-pro-isis-websites.html

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