FCC Head Champions FM Radio for Smartphones


Ajit Pai, the new chairman of the FCC, last week issued a call for activation of the FM chips in smartphones. The vast majority of smartphones sold in the U.S. have FM chips, but they’re activated in only about 44 percent of the top brands, Pai told attendees at the North American Broadcasters Association symposium on the future of radio and audio. Although that’s nearly twice the 25 percent figure of two years ago, it’s not good enough, Pai suggested, noting that 80 percent of smartphones sold in Mexico have their FM chips activated.

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In a roadblock for Apple Pay, only 1 in 5 US retailers are using their chip card readers

Article Image A new survey has found the vast majority of U.S. retailers with EMV chip-card-compatible credit card readers aren’t using that functionality, presenting a major hurdle for acceptance of tap-to-pay services like Apple Pay.

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Body cameras on every cop

The vast majority of cops are good people who don’t need a body camera to have them do the right thing. But with such distrust between the black community and law enforcement, this is a concrete step to minimize the systemic lack of faith.


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At 97%, Apple Watch customer satisfaction outpaces original iPhone, iPad – report

The vast majority of Apple Watch owners are very happy with the new wearable, survey data indicates, with overall customer satisfaction rising above the levels recorded for the iPhone and iPad at the same point in their lives.

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Apple's Tim Cook plans to give away all of his money

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has revealed plans to donate the vast majority of his wealth to charity before he dies, saying that he wants to develop a “systematic approach” to philanthropy.



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The Rhyme and Reason of Sales and Marketing Tech Adoption


For all the breakthroughs in technology and process, and for the vast amounts of money invested in making sales and marketing both more productive and better aligned, we still face a staggering adoption problem. Sales and marketing pros answered a lot of questions in a recent survey. One of them was this simple query: How much of your sales team has adopted and regularly uses your current solution? A quarter of the respondents said that less than half used the technology they had been given, and 5.77 percent said no one used it.

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Leaked Snapchat images should serve as a wake-up call to users, expert says

The vast haul of Snapchat images obtained by hackers should serve as a massive wake-up call to consumers, warn experts.

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