CDC may use mobile ad location data to track stay-at-home order compliance

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US government officials may use this technology to monitor the spread of COVID-19. US government officials are using mobile ad location data provided by the smartphone advertising industry to track the movements of Americans during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. The data is not coming from the carriers themselves but is from mobile marketers instead. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as state and local governments have obtained mobile ad location data about people in regions of “geographic interest,” reported the Wall Street Journal. The purpose…

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How To Modernize Your Business In 2020

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The world is a fast-changing place, which means that businesses need to stay current if they are to succeed. This is difficult when there are so many trends, issues, and developments, which is why it is helpful to outline a few of the best ways in which a company can modernize in 2020. Combining a few of these strategies could help the company to succeed in different ways and keep your customers happy as well as allow you to compete with the other brands in your industry. With this in…

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Virtual reality shopping experience makes home delivery more like in-store

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As more customers must rely on e- and m-commerce, VR lets people feel like they’re still at the mall. As social distancing shuts down more brick-and-mortar shops, LifeStyles In 360 is providing a virtual reality shopping experience. This lets those brands close their physical doors while still allowing customers to feel as though they’re not just buying through a screen at home. The Florida-based tech firm created the VR commerce experiences for several large brands. LifeStyles In 360 is the company behind the virtual reality shopping experiences offered by large…

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Animal Crossing QR codes allow players to design clothing and decorations

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Quick response codes make it possible for players to design their own pixel art for custom game components. The popularity of Animal Crossing QR codes has exploded as the game has made it possible for players to customize their characters and their homes or islands. Animal Crossing: New Horizons lets players create their own clothing and decoration options. Players are sharing their Animal crossing QR codes as one of the most loved features of this game. They create their own pixel art which converts into their custom designed clothing options.…

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Mobile fraud growth is outpacing that of m-commerce, says TransUnion

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As more consumers shop from smartphones over their computers, the risk is rising fast. M-commerce is growing fast as consumers rapidly move from computers to phones for shopping, but TransUnion is warning that mobile fraud is growing at an even faster rate. Last year, 78 percent of online purchasing came from mobile devices. As over three quarters of purchases come from smartphones, retailers have been pushing hard with investments into m-commerce. However, TransUnion’s recent Global E-Commerce in 2020 report showed that the growth of the smartphone shopping experience isn’t occurring…

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