Frail old man's tats go viral on Facebook, exposing a fugitive yakuza boss

A Japanese yakuza boss who’s been a fugitive since allegedly committing a 2003 murder was done in by his extensive tattoos.

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Don't fly your drone within 35 miles of Sunday's Super Bowl, FAA warns

If you’re a drone owner who’s down Houston way on Sunday and you’re thinking how cool it’d be to get an aerial shot of the Super Bowl, forget it. The FAA has imposed a flight ban within 35 miles of the stadium.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/03/dont-fly-your-drone-within-35-miles-sundays-super-bowl-faa-warns.html

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Here's what happened when we asked Amazon's Alexa and Google Home a bunch of questions

Who’s better at answering questions: Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa? In some cases, they both do a great job, while in others, one has the advantage over the other.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/04/heres-what-happened-when-asked-amazons-alexa-and-google-home-bunch-questions.html

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The Marginal Customer


I start a lot of client engagements with a simple question: Who’s the customer? It’s amazing the answers that I get. Some people are really quite good. They know the customer’s demographic and business or personal needs, and they focus on those things. Others don’t even grasp the difference between a customer and a consumer. You might expect this if you are working in the business-to-consumer rather than business-to-business space. Working with businesses gives an automatic understanding that there are multiple influences.

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Apple, Google tell Obama he's wrong about encryption

A who’s who of Silicon Valley tech giants, computer-security experts and advocacy groups asked President Barack Obama to reject police “backdoors” for smartphone and computer encryption in an open letter sent May 19. “We urge you to reject any proposal that U.S. companies deliberately weaken the security of their products,” said  

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/20/apple-google-tell-obama-wrong-about-encryption/

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Is Tivo's new Roamio OTA DVR a cord-cutter's dream?

If you’re a current or potential cord-cutter who’s been lamenting the loss of Aereo’s ability to record over-the-air TV signals, there’s soon going to be another option: the TiVo Roamio OTA DVR, …

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/25/is-tivo-new-roamio-ota-dvr-cord-cutter-dream/

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Subscription Economy Gold: Retention


The idea of the subscription economy is not new — at least not to anyone who’s familiar with the idea of software as a service — but it’s an idea that can sneak up on businesses. Many in the SaaS space started as more traditional vendors that saw subscriptions as simply a different delivery mechanism and a way to reach customers who couldn’t afford massive upfront cash layouts. However, thanks to a handful of evangelists, businesses are starting to recognize that the subscription economy requires more than an adjustment to the way you do billing and financial record-keeping.

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