Huawei blacklisting in the US hurts the company on a global scale

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Google has removed Huawei from the Android partner program. As part of the Huawei blacklisting order by the US government, Google was required to remove the Chinese tech company from the Android Partner program. Such a move implies that Huawei will no longer be privy to proprietary apps and services from Google. This restriction could hurt Huawei’s prominence in the market. For now, Google will continue to send software updates to Huawei phones until mid-August. On Tuesday, the US Commerce Department decided to grant mobile phone companies a 90-day license…

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How To Improve Your Marketing Strategy

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It’s a wise idea to have a marketing strategy in place at your business, and even better if you can find ways to improve it as time goes on. Otherwise, you risk customers not knowing what it is you do or them not having any clue that your company even exists. Be glad to know there are a few ways in particular that you can enhance your current approach and draw more attention to your products or services. Be mindful that if you choose to slack in this area, you…

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QR code tracking system helps safely return dementia patients home

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Japan is helping to keep people with dementia safe. The country has one of the oldest populations in the world and a new QR code tracking system could help to keep those among the elderly with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia safe, by making these individuals easier to locate if they should wander off. Wearable barcode badges are distributed to dementia patients and their caregivers. It is estimated that by the year 2035, senior citizens will make up one-third of Japan’s population. With this growing elderly population comes an…

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New QR code security system in Japan to help boost cashless transactions in the country

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Electronic payments have been slow to expand in Japan. A new QR code security system is in the works that could help cashless payments take off in Japan. The country wants to increase its number of digital transactions to not only reduce the number of cash transaction, but to also make it easier for the government to collect taxes with better efficiency. Japan wants to increase total digital payments of all transactions to 40% by 2025. In Japan, cashless payments have been slow to take off, with 80% of people…

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New Minecraft AR game for mobile revealed by Microsoft

New augmented reality mobile game is coming to iOS and Android this summer. Microsoft has announced the upcoming beta release of a Minecraft AR game for mobile devices called “Minecraft Earth.” The augmented reality (AR) game is set to be released in beta this summer (2019) for Android and iOS. The mobile game uses augmented reality to place virtual Minecraft blocks and characters in the real world. In this Minecraft-based game, players are tasked with placing virtual Minecraft blocks and characters into the real world by heading outside to collect…

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