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Court Throws Out Digital Homicide’s Case Against Critic Jim Sterling – Kotaku

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Jim Sterling Yesterday, a court dismissed game developer Digital Homicide’s $10 million case against YouTube critic Jim Sterling. Fortunately for those of us who write about video games, Sterling’s scathing critique of Digital Homicide’s game Slaughtering Grounds won’t create precedent for developers slamming critics with million-dollar lawsuits. Advertisement “I’d say this should at least serve as a warning to developers that such extreme measures might sound good as threats, but…

How Tech Buying Decisions Really Get Made in the Digital Age – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Credit: Shama Hyder As an agency CEO and keynote speaker, I’ve been noticing a keen trend in the last year — more and more b2b companies are waking up to the fact that their customers’ buying decision process is changing. Though traditionally the reins have been in the hands of the chief information officers (CIOs) and the IT department, the rise in social media is changing things. As internal communication and…

Razer Blade Pro (2016) review: Now this is how you do a ‘Pro’ laptop – PCWorld

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Despite its premium price, the Blade Pro has arguably been Razer’s weakest laptop ever since 2014. That’s the year the 14-inch Blade (no surname) received a massive performance upgrade, bumping up to an Nvidia GTX 870M graphics card and a crisp 3200×1800 screen. Meanwhile the 17-inch Blade Pro stuck to the lower 860M-tier card and a 1080p screen—and at a higher price. Suffice it to say, it’s been awhile since…

Neiman Marcus Rolls Out Touchscreen Video Makeup Mirror In SF – CBS Local

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — The beauty department at Neiman Marcus in San Francisco is getting its own makeover. Forget the traditional makeup counter mirror. The new addition is a smart mirror, actually a touch-screen display and camera. It records every step of your makeup session, breaks it down by sections of the face like lips and cheeks, and remembers the products you tried on. You can also choose flattering lighting….

Consumer Reports: Best cell phone plan for your lifestlye – KSDK.com

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

If you haven’t thought about your plan in a while, now may be the time.

‘Digital Sense’ Is Marketing 101 For Digital Marketers Who Don’t Know It All – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

It’s hard to be a digital marketer. Using Snapchat doesn’t make you a digital marketer. Tweeting about bots and messaging doesn’t make you an expert on conversational commerce. And while sharing Alexa stories to your Facebook friends might make you look hip and smart, it’s not a sign that you know how to design marketing interactions for a voice-first future. Which is why one of the very wonderful things in…

Chipotle’s Digital Orders Are Getting A Lot Faster – Fortune

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill says the wait times for customers that place digital orders has been trimmed by 50%, as the fast-casual chain aims to better compete in a restaurant scene that is becoming increasingly mobile. On Monday, Chipotle (cmg) said that nearly all of the company’s roughly 2,100 restaurants had fully implemented the company’s “Smarter Pickup Times” technology, resulting in shorter and more accurate pickup times when customers place their…

EU Lawmakers Propose to Ban Geo-Blocking of Digital Currency … – CoinDesk

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A European Parliament committee has proposed new measures that would prevent location-based discrimination against consumers in the economic bloc, including users of digital currencies. The proposal, authored by the European Union Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection, targets so-called ‘geo-blocking’, or prejudice against consumers on the internet based on their location. According to the lawmakers, geo-blocking is seen of the last obstacles to obtaining a cohesive European digital common market, known as the Digital…

Chipotle’s Digital Orders Are Getting A Lot Faster – Fortune

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill says the wait times for customers that place digital orders has been trimmed by 50%, as the fast-casual chain aims to better compete in a restaurant scene that is becoming increasingly mobile. On Monday, Chipotle (cmg) said that nearly all of the company’s roughly 2,100 restaurants had fully implemented the company’s “Smarter Pickup Times” technology, resulting in shorter and more accurate pickup times when customers place their…

Cell phone carrier makes error that threaten’s veteran’s credit – ABC Action News

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The LGV20 arrived with a defect, the screen froze. We found other reviews describing the same problem with the LGV20. George Navedo a retired army Sgt. returned the phone to T-Mobile. Navedo used the tracking number to prove the carrier accepted the phone back in late November. Still T-Mobile sent multiple texts and bills for over 2 months demanding hundreds of dollars in payments for a phone the company took…

EU Lawmakers Propose to Ban Geo-Blocking of Digital Currency Users – CoinDesk

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A European Parliament committee has proposed new measures that would prevent location-based discrimination against consumers in the economic bloc, including users of digital currencies. The proposal, authored by the European Union Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection, targets so-called ‘geo-blocking’, or prejudice against consumers on the internet based on their location. According to the lawmakers, geo-blocking is seen of the last obstacles to obtaining a cohesive European digital common market, known as the Digital…

Chipotle’s Digital Orders Are Getting A Lot Faster – Fortune

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill says the wait times for customers that place digital orders has been trimmed by 50%, as the fast-casual chain aims to better compete in a restaurant scene that is becoming increasingly mobile. On Monday, Chipotle (cmg) said that nearly all of the company’s roughly 2,100 restaurants had fully implemented the company’s “Smarter Pickup Times” technology, resulting in shorter and more accurate pickup times when customers place their…

Singapore puts 2017 budget focus on digital transformation | ZDNet – ZDNet

Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017

The Singapore has pledged to invest S$2.4 billion (US$1.7 billion) over four years to execute a nationwide plan that it hopes will future-proof the economy and help local enterprises “go digital”. Unveiled as part of the government’s 2017 budget, the investment underscored the government’s focus on technology to drive the local economy and transform local businesses. Finance Minister Heng Swee Kiat said in his speech Monday: “Technology is reshaping businesses,…

India’s smart gadget market booming to billions by 2020 – CNET

Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017

Enlarge Image Tyler Lizenby/CNET India has been going more and more digital, and soon its smart home industry will be reaping the reward. Touted as a rapidly growing hub for connected devices, India’s “Internet of Things” market is expected to grow to $9 billion by 2020, according to a new report by Deloitte. The firm predicts there will be 1.9 billion connected devices — that is, products other than computers…

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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017

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Chipotle’s Digital Orders Are Getting A Lot Faster – Fortune

Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill says the wait times for customers that place digital orders has been trimmed by 50%, as the fast-casual chain aims to better compete in a restaurant scene that is becoming increasingly mobile. On Monday, Chipotle (cmg) said that nearly all of the company’s roughly 2,100 restaurants had fully implemented the company’s “Smarter Pickup Times” technology, resulting in shorter and more accurate pickup times when customers place their…

Accenture has acquired one of the biggest digital agencies in Germany – Business Insider

Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017

Head of Accenture Interactive Brian Whipple is building an ad agency competitor.Accenture Accenture Interactive announced on Monday it is acquiring 62% of the German digital agency SinnerSchrader. The agency, which went public in 1999, was ranked the sixth biggest digital agency in Germany last year by the advertising news website Horizont. SinnerSchrader has 448 employees and generated €47 million in revenue in 2016. Accenture’s offer of €9 a share values SinnerSchrader…

India’s smart gadget market booming to billions by 2020 – CNET

Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017

Enlarge Image Tyler Lizenby/CNET India has been going more and more digital, and soon its smart home industry will be reaping the reward. Touted as a rapidly growing hub for connected devices, India’s “Internet of Things” market is expected to grow to $9 billion by 2020, according to a new report by Deloitte. The firm predicts there will be 1.9 billion connected devices — that is, products other than computers…

Singapore puts 2017 budget focus on digital transformation – ZDNet

Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017

The Singapore has pledged to invest S$2.4 billion (US$1.7 billion) over four years to execute a nationwide plan that it hopes will future-proof the economy and help local enterprises “go digital”. Unveiled as part of the government’s 2017 budget, the investment underscored the government’s focus on technology to drive the local economy and transform local businesses. Finance Minister Heng Swee Kiat said in his speech Monday: “Technology is reshaping businesses,…

Chipotle’s Digital Orders Are Getting A Lot Faster – Fortune

Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill says the wait times for customers that place digital orders has been trimmed by 50%, as the fast-casual chain aims to better compete in a restaurant scene that is becoming increasingly mobile. On Monday, Chipotle (cmg) said that nearly all of the company’s roughly 2,100 restaurants had fully implemented the company’s “Smarter Pickup Times” technology, resulting in shorter and more accurate pickup times when customers place their…

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