GoPro officially reveals six-camera 'Omni' VR rig

Article Image Extreme sports aficionados will soon have an official GoPro answer for capturing 360-degree spherical video and still images of their adventures, as the action cam company has finally taken the covers off of its new “Omni” rig.

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Analyst Briefings at CES: One Shot Is Not Enough


Why do so many companies fail at industry analyst relations? Since the best answer might come from an industry analyst, I’ll share a few thoughts with you. I’ll also share some secrets for building a successful long-term technology analyst program. Hint: It’s about being on the growth side of the wave. This is a good week to address this issue, since CES 2016 is taking place in Las Vegas — once again, bigger and louder than ever. Companies must find a way to stand out and be heard.

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The force is strong with the new ‘Star Wars’ BB-8 droid

Ever wanted your own “Star Wars” droid? If the answer is yes, then a miniature version of BB-8, robot star of the forthcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” might just be the droid you’re looking for.

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Android Stomps Onto Mobile Pay Battlefield


Google is rolling out Android Pay, its answer to Apple Pay. Android Pay allows shoppers to make purchases at more than a million retail locations across the U.S. It also stores gift cards and loyalty cards, and provides special offers directly to a user’s mobile device. Android Pay is compatible with all NFC-enabled Android devices, and it works across all carriers. It supports the four major payment networks: American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. It also accommodates cards issued by many popular U.S. banks and credit unions.

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To Personalize or to Be Authentic


You might ask what the difference is between personalization and authenticity in CRM, and the answer is subtle. For a long time I have felt — and said — that we overemphasize personalization when what customers really want is authenticity. However, examples are hard to find, especially with our current culture’s strong emphasis on personalization and the tendency to give authenticity quizzical looks. Perhaps you are feeling quizzical right now. Nonetheless, a perfect example turned up in an article titled “Learning to Speak Lingerie.”

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Apple Pay competitor Samsung Pay launching in the US on Sept. 28

At its Unpacked press event on Thursday, Samsung announced that Samsung Pay — its answer to mobile payment systems like Apple Pay — will launch in the U.S. on Sept. 28.

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World's largest machine gets ready to restart

It may not provide the answer to life, the universe and everything, but when the Large Hadron Collider at Geneva’s CERN starts up again this month, particle physicists are planning to give this question their best shot.

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Overclocking Nvidia’s GTX 970: GTX 980 performance, for a fraction the price

Zotac GTX 970 Omega
The GTX 970 is a powerful GPU at stock speed — but what can it do when overclocked? The answer: quite a bit.

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Microsoft may announce biggest round of layoffs in company history this week – report

Redmond, Wash., software giant Microsoft, which has struggled to find an answer to the success of Apple’s iPad and iPhone, is said to be planning major staff reductions that could be the single biggest round of layoffs in the company’s history.



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