3 ways to score big holiday discounts online

Surveys suggest that more than half of holiday shopping takes place online, and that figure grows every year. But as blissful as online shopping is, the internet is a sterile environment. Unlike your local shopping mall, you can’t land an online discount by asking for a deal or “knowing a guy.”

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Survey: In-App Customer Support Is a Winner

Consumers want mobile apps with good in-app customer support, suggest results of a survey Helpshift released last week. Radius Global Market Research conducted the online poll of adults in the United States this spring. Among the survey’s findings: Eighty-nine percent of respondents said they would recommend an app if a customer support agent proactively contacted them while they were experiencing problems. On the flip side, 47 percent of respondents said they would delete apps that did not provide good customer support.

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Rumor: Prices Leak for Intel’s Coffee Lake

Rumors suggest Intel will introduce Coffee Lake at price points and core counts that align it much more effectively against AMD’s Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 families.

The post Rumor: Prices Leak for Intel’s Coffee Lake appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Has Marketing Automation Started Making Sense?

B2B marketing automation has a long way to go, suggest the results of a recent survey of more than 350 marketing professionals. Act-On Software commissioned Econsultancy to conduct the research for its State of B2B Marketing report released last week.
Only 51 percent of respondents said the CMO or equivalent took a keen interest in marketing automation, and just 37 percent said the issue got executive support outside the marketing department. Marketing automation “is a rapidly evolving industry,” noted Meg Columbia-Walsh, CEO of Wylei.

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Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected


Intel may be considering pulling in its upcoming HEDT and desktop refreshes. Current rumors suggest next-generation high-end desktop chips will be demoed at Computex, with Coffee Lake launching six months earlier than previously expected.

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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K


New rumors concerning the Xbox One Scorpio suggest both 1080p and 4K gamers have advantages to look forward to when Microsoft’s major console refresh ships this winter.

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'Dopey' and 'Bashful'? Twitterverse suggests names for newly-found exoplanets

People are taking to Twitter to suggest 7 names for the 7 newly-discovered Earth-size planets announced by NASA this week.

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Rumors suggest AMD’s Zen servers will pack 32 cores, serious heat

New rumors suggest that AMD’s top-end Zen server chips will pack an enormous amount of potential performance, as AMD aims to regain lost market share in the server space.

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Nvidia may scrap its high-end mobile GPUs, bring full-size GTX 1080, 1070 to laptops

New rumors suggest that Nvidia’s GTX 1080 and 1070 are sleek enough to be slipped into current laptop designs — no modifications or special mobile product SKUs required.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/229508-nvidia-may-scrap-its-high-end-mobile-gpus-bring-full-size-gtx-1080-1070-to-laptops

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Apple again rumored to drop 3.5mm headphone jack from 'iPhone 7' for Lightning, Bluetooth

Article Image Rumblings out of East Asia again suggest Apple will ditch the industry standard 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of a Bluetooth wireless/Lightning audio solution, potentially forcing customers invested in the stalwart format to purchase new gear.

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Apple trademark filings hint at more live Beats radio stations

Article Image Beats 1 was just the beginning, new trademark applications from Apple suggest, with four more live streaming radio stations potentially on the way.

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Samsung, GlobalFoundries to fab next-gen AMD GPUs, APUs

Samsung S2 foundry
New reports suggest AMD will tap Samsung and GF for more of its manufacturing this cycle than in previous years. The move could help it fulfill its wafer supply agreements to GF and consolidate manufacturing.

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Cook Rearranges Apple's Executive Suite

Apple on Thursday announced some personnel moves that suggest CEO Tim Cook’s future vision for the company. He named Jeff Williams chief operating officer, elevated Johny Srouji to Apple’s executive team by making him a senior vice president, broadened the powers of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller to include supervision of Apple’s App Store across all its platforms, and added Tor Myhren as the new vice president of marketing communications.

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With Zen delayed, AMD could tap Carrizo for 2016 desktop hardware

AMD Carrizo
Rumors suggest that AMD is prepping a desktop version of Carrizo for launch in 2016. The chip could theoretically offer some advantages over the older Kaveri, but does AMD have something else up its sleeve?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/219303-with-zen-delayed-amd-could-tap-carrizo-for-2016-desktop-hardware

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Apple's 'iPhone 6s' again said to be in production as parts leaks continue

Late-week reports from the Asian supply chain continue to suggest that Apple’s next-generation iPhone has begun to roll off of assembly lines, with some indications that the forthcoming device will sport a nearly identical outward appearance with slightly tweaked internals.

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Photos of alleged 'iPhone 6s' chassis show revised internal layout, unchanged external design

A set of supposedly leaked photos suggest Apple’s next-generation iPhone will include new or redesigned internal components, while retaining an external design identical to current models.

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Future Intel Skylake Xeons could pack up to 28 cores, 6 memory channels

Leaked slides from Intel suggest the company will ship a 28-core Xeon by 2018, substantially outstripping its current 18-core versions — and six memory channels per CPU socket.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/206659-future-skylake-xeons-could-pack-up-to-28-cores-6-memory-channels

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