iPhone 7s and 7s Plus may be less advanced than the iPhone 8, but they may have a lower price

The Phone 7s and 7s Plus, expected to be announced alongside the iPhone 8, may be the more practical choices for most consumers.

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Fulfilling the Omnichannel Shopping Imperative


The omnichannel approach to customer contact has become a byword in customer service, but retailers need to do more to make it happen, based on a recent study. Researchers tested 57 metrics across desktop, mobile and in-store buying touchpoints to evaluate the end-to-end omnichannel experience at 30 popular and growing retailers. They focused on four major categories: fulfillment and inventory; personalization; pricing consistency; and in-store signage. Here’s the problem: E-commerce absolutely is killing brick-and-mortar stores.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84737.html?rss=1

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Zero gravity, fully cute: New Japanese drone in space

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has released the first set of images and videos taken by its debut zero-gravity camera drone or “Int-Ball,” the cute orb of a drone, will optimize communication between crew in space and on Earth.

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Daily Stormer down: White supremacist site loses domain in wake of Charlottesville violence

The Daily Stormer website is offline after domain providers GoDaddy and Google expelled the white supremacist site.

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Amazing experimental attack planes on show

The U.S. Air Force Light Attack Experiment (OA-X) is a groundbreaking event where innovative aircraft undergo a series of trials to determine how they perform in attack roles. Here’s an inside look at some of the exciting aircraft on show at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico during OA-X.

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Consumer Reports Yanks All Microsoft Surface Recommendations

The move comes after CR’s hardware reliability survey, which showed significantly higher rates of failure among Surface machines compared with those from other manufacturers.

The post Consumer Reports Yanks All Microsoft Surface Recommendations appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254010-consumer-reports-yanks-surface-recommendations-declares-entire-product-family-not-recommended?source=Computing

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Mobile games’ most valuable tool: Access to you

The mobile videogame “Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes” frequently sends smartphone notifications to players, in some cases multiple times daily, persuading them to open the app to outfit Han Solo, Rey and other famous characters for battle.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/09/mobile-games-most-valuable-tool-access-to.html

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Intel’s Ruler SSDs Can Cram 1 Petabyte into a Single Server Rack

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Unsurprisingly, Intel’s new SSDs in the Ruler form factor are shaped like a ruler.

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Fired Google employee who wrote anti-diversity memo threatens to sue; legal expert says he doesn't have a case

The Google software engineer fired Monday for publishing an anti-diversity memo on an internal company site is reportedly pursuing legal remedies, but one law expert says he probably does not have a first amendment case

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/fired-google-employee-who-wrote-anti-diversity-memo-threatens-to-sue-legal-expert-says-doesnt-have-case.html

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Is this the end of typing? The internet's next billion users want video and voice

The internet’s global expansion is entering a new phase, and it looks decidedly unlike the last one.

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Secret Service will test surveillance drone during Trump's golf club visit

The Secret Service will reportedly test the drone during President Donald Trump’s visit to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey this month.

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Few Jobs Safe From Robotics, AI Advances


The age of connected and intelligent systems has been a subject of intense media coverage and hot debate, but the implications will be much greater than many have forecast. Most predictions paint a rather bleak picture for lower-income blue collar jobs. Many will be replaced with automation resulting from the combination of advanced sensor, connectivity, processing, robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. However, the impact on white collar jobs and communities may be even more significant.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84715.html?rss=1

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Apple kowtows to China, pulls some VPN apps from Chinese App Store

The tech giant’s move has sparked criticism from service providers, who say that Virtual Private Networks are crucial for users bypassing the so-called “Great Firewall of China.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/31/apple-kowtows-to-china-pulls-some-vpn-apps-from-chinese-app-store.html

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