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Uber app nearly booted from iPhones following privacy concerns

Uber app nearly booted from iPhones following privacy concerns

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Apple came close to removing the ride sharing application from the App Store when it learned about secret tracking. The already controversial Uber app was recently nearly removed from Apple’s App Store. The iPhone maker discovered that the ride sharing company was continuing to track devices even after the mobile application was deleted. According to Uber, it was secretly tracking former users in order to avoid the risk of fraud. A new report showed … Read entire article »

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QR code stickers give local museum an affordable tech upgrade

QR code stickers give local museum an affordable tech upgrade

The Williamston Depot Museum is using quick response codes to share more local history. The Williamston Depot Museum in Michigan is using QR code stickers to help share more history stories with its visitors. The quick response codes are scanned with smartphones to open up a wealth of information about the city’s downtown Historical District. The project involves adding QR codes to about 38 buildings so visitors can learn more about their history. Each of the QR code … Read entire article »

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Amazon Alexa ads limited to music, radio and flash briefings

Amazon Alexa ads limited to music, radio and flash briefings

The online marketplace has gone ahead and decided to ban advertisements in other parts of its mobile digital assistant. New rules are in place for Amazon Alexa ads which have now been banned except in music, radio and flash briefings. The company has altered its Alexa Skills Kit policies. The changes were made quietly but made a notable difference to the way advertisements can run with Alexa as they have been primarily banned. The new bans on … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce may be the future of small business

Mobile commerce may be the future of small business

Starting a small business can be a daunting task, especially in a world dominated by mobile technology. A massive amount of people rely on smartphones and other devices in their everyday lives, and while the mobile space can be difficult to break into, a focus on mobile technology could be a major advantage for budding entrepreneurs. Setting up a small business requires more than embracing mobile technology, of course, and one of the major challenges many … Read entire article »

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Mobile video advertising is exploding in popularity

Mobile video advertising is exploding in popularity

The growth rate for these ads is so rapid it is surprising that users haven’t heard a sonic boom. A tremendous spark has ignited the mobile video advertising and it has caught fire in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. This form of mobile marketing is proving to be highly effective among consumers in those countries. This is driving companies brands and marketers to direct their funds into a range of different forms of … Read entire article »

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Top Dos and Don’ts for a First-Time Small Business Loan

Top Dos and Don’ts for a First-Time Small Business Loan

Depending on your credit and know-how, you can ensure a smooth launch to your first company. When you know you have a great small business idea, all you want to do is dive ahead and get started. Enthusiasm is great. It’s what will motivate you to keep going through long hours and without any days off for a while. Still, there are certain areas that you won’t want to rush and that includes your small business … Read entire article »

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Facebook Messenger QR codes could make the barcodes popular in the US

Facebook Messenger QR codes could make the barcodes popular in the US

Quick response codes have become commonplace, but American companies and consumers are still iffy about them. Facebook announced the launch of several new features on its messaging app, including Messenger QR codes. With the addition of the quick response codes to the platform, it is more than likely that the black and white squares will experience a popularity boost in the United States. These QR codes were announced at the same time as she update to the … Read entire article »

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Top Ways to Make Your Business Environmentally Friendly

Top Ways to Make Your Business Environmentally Friendly

If you are a business owner that’s environmentally conscious… you have the ability to really make a difference by changing the way your business functions. You may think that you need to dip into your expenses to go green but that’s not even remotely true. In most cases, you can go green without spending a single cent. Here are some of the top ways to make your business a part of the solution and not the … Read entire article »

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Samsung mobile security gets a boost with former US Department of Defense CIO

Samsung mobile security gets a boost with former US Department of Defense CIO

The South Korean consumer electronics giant has hired the security heavyweight, say recent reports. Former Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen, of the U.S. Department of Defense, is now an executive vice president boosting Samsung mobile security. The company reported the new hire to its mobile division over official channels. Halvorsen was with the Department of Defense until February 2017, after which time he retired from his position. Media speculation suggests Halvorsen will provide considerable Samsung mobile security support … Read entire article »

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Athletic wearable technology is now available for horses

Athletic wearable technology is now available for horses

It may not be the Apple Watch but equine wearables may help improve both animal training and health. The athletic wearable technology industry is continuing its rapid growth among humans, but now horses are also benefiting from the tech. While wrist-worn pedometers and heart rate monitors have become commonplace for people to wear, a German startup called HorseAnalytics is using devices to enhance equestrian sports. The goal of these wearables is to change the way we understand … Read entire article »

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Location based advertising drives response from vast majority of millennials

Location based advertising drives response from vast majority of millennials

Eighty four percent of this highly influential generation will act on that type of notification. While location based advertising remains in its earliest stages, it is proving to be highly appealing to an important demographic. Recent research shows that millennials are responding to this type of ad notification. In fact, the study said 84 percent of millennials are more likely to respond to a brand as a result of geolocation ads. The research results were published in “Mobile … Read entire article »

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