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customer engagement system

The Technology Behind Online Giants<br>Now in Your POS<p>The Power of Como SenseTM<p>Know your customers. Personalize their experience. Grow visits and …

Tips for Using Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows Converts

So you made the move from the dark side, and bought a Mac. But, you’re finding the keyboard shortcuts you used on your Windows PC don’t work on the …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Man faces criminal charges for flying drone near police helicopter

The next time you take your drone out for a spin, stay clear of police helicopters.<p>The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office said on Tuesday that it …

Drones

Leaf Is A “Plug N’ Plant” Box To Automatically Grow Pot In Your Home

Marijuana is a sticky subject. Twenty-three states (and D.C) have legalized some form of medical use, but possession, growth and distribution are still illegal in the majority of the United States.<p>However, as is the case with most new industries, slow regulation hasn’t stopped innovation.<p>Leaf, a …

Cannabis

List of freely available Programming Books

<b>You may also like to see:</b><p><b>Design Patterns : Singleton Pattern</b>• <b><br>Design Patterns : Decorator Design Pattern - Decorating Objects</b><p>Here I listed freely …

Here's Why A Quarter Of The World's Best-Performing CEOs Studied Engineering

Amazon head Jeff Bezos topped the list.<p>As we've mentioned before, the exec has grown his company's value to $140 billion in the 20 years the company has been around, and in that time Amazon has brought in a massive 15,189% on industry-adjusted shareholder returns.<p>But what's also compelling about …

Engineering

More Than 350,000 Customers Have Asked AT&T for a Refund After Bogus Charges

Hundreds of thousands of AT&T customers have requested refunds for bogus cell phone charges since the telco reached a settlement with the Federal …

Identity Theft

Why The Future Of Digital Security Is Open

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Lou Shipley</i> <i>is a lecturer at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and president and CEO of Black Duck Software, an open source solutions company.</i><p>The topic of digital security often brings to mind the image of bleak and dark future, where computers, mobile devices and other …

Tweets from accounts you don't follow will soon appear in your timeline

Twitter loves experimenting with its service. One of those experiments involves dropping tweets in your timeline from accounts you don’t follow. That one is actually here to stay.<p>Today Twitter posted that in recent tests, people enjoyed seeing tweets from accounts they don’t follow in their …

How to make your own bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite USB install drive | Ars Technica

Setting up lots of Macs? Want an offline installer? Here's how to roll your own.<p>It was 2009 when Apple last released a new operating system on …

Incredible 1200-hp 1970 Pontiac Firebird Restomod Sells for $87K

We are but humble truth-seekers here at <i>Car and Driver</i>, bringing you answers to age-old questions like “What’s the most epic death machine on Craigslist?”, “What do the paramedics drive in Dubai?”, and “Mommy, where do Pontiac Azteks come from?” And that’s just in the last 24 hours or so.<p>Now we have …

Classic Cars

Pay TV penetration continues to decline as new households don’t get cable

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Zastolskiy Victor<p>New evidence that cord cutting is happening comes from the Leichtman Research Group …

Hands-on with the Gear S, Samsung's 3G smartwatch

Gallery: Hands-on with the Gear S, Samsung's 3G smartwatch<p>Gallery: Hands-on with the Gear S, Samsung's 3G smartwatch<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>Samsung unveiled the …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Arrives With Quad HD Display, Supercharged Camera

Samsung essentially invented the "phablet" with the release of its original Galaxy Note back in 2011. Three years later, it takes the category to …

A college degree still pays for itself—and in a lot less time than it used to

<i>This post has been corrected</i><p>Tuition in the United States has skyrocketed, the job market for graduates is rough, and student debt loads are increasingly burdensome. But from a financial standpoint, a degree usually pays off. An analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York finds that the value …

College & University

Ad-tech player Rocket Fuel buys programmatic marketing company [x+1]

Publicly traded advertising-technology company Rocket Fuel is paying $230 million in cash and stock for [x+1], which has tools for doing programmatic marketing across multiple sites and devices.<p>Rocket Fuel stock was down more than 23 percent after markets closed today. In addition to announcing the …

BlackBerry Ends Its Three-Year Workforce Reduction And Looks To Begin Modest Growth

BlackBerry has closed the book on its three-year extensive workforce reduction process, according to an internal memo to employees obtained by Reuters. The note from BlackBerry CEO John Chen says that all notifications which were sent out to employees being let go as part of the restructuring have …

NFL Now app coming to Apple TV this month

The NFL will be launching a new NFL Now service later this month, and it will be coming to the Apple TV with a dedicated application, according to an image of the app in testing taken by an NFL employee. NFL Now was introduced in January, and it is a personalized NFL content application with …

Apple Secretly Acquired “Pandora For Books” Startup BookLamp To Battle Amazon

TechCrunch has learned that Apple has made another acquisition, one that it is using to boost its e-books effort and “beat Amazon at its own game.” It has bought BookLamp, a startup based out of Boise, Idaho, that developed big data-style book analytics services.<p><b>[Update 6:45pm PST</b>: Apple has …

Citigroup's LavaFlow to pay $5 million to settle SEC charges

A Citigroup unit (C) that manages a private trading exchange has agreed to pay $5 million to settle charges that it failed to safeguard confidential …

Facebook now lets UK users choose from over 70 gender options

Four months after it did so in the US, Facebook is now letting UK users choose new gender options. After working with two UK organisations, Press For Change and Gendered Intelligence, the social network added over 70 new terms, allowing you to select one of the new custom genders or add your own. …

Google dismisses rumors of Nexus demise

Reports of the search giant's new smartphone program have led some to speculate the Nexus line is in trouble.<p>Google is putting to rest any speculation that it would be killing off its Nexus line of smartphones and tablets and replace them with a new program called "Android Silver."<p>"People just get …

Nexus

US government publishes its first ever NSA transparency report via Tumblr

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) released a document today giving some crucial insights into the National Security Agency’s widespread surveillance operations in 2013.<p>The transparency report, published via Tumblr, lists the number of National Security Letters, Foreign …

CloudPhysics gets $15M to provide analytics for VMware users

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: hywards/Shutterstock<p>Data analytics company CloudPhysics raised $15 million in a series C investment round, bringing …

How Damian Mehers Amped Up Evernote's Smartwatch Game

The smartwatch age looms on the horizon. While a few wrist-worn wearables have already found some success in the market, it’s the long-awaited efforts by Google and Apple that have captured the imagination. Android Wear will be at Google’s I/O conference and, according to the latest reports, Apple …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs appear in AnTuTu benchmark

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most anticipated Android products waiting in the wings, but we’ve not heard too much about the future smartphone’s hardware so far. Fortunately, the Note 4 has just shown up on the AnTuTu benchmark database. In fact, two version of the device have suddenly …

Electronics Industry

'Computerworld' ends its print run, becomes a digital-only magazine

After nearly half a century <i>Computerworld</i> is ending its existence as a print magazine. Next Monday the final issue of the stalwart publication will be circulated on processed wood pulp. <i>Computerworld</i> won't be going away completely, however, an online version will continue to exist. It's a story that …

Google search now launches music apps on mobile devices

Google’s search engine just got a lot more useful when seeking out songs, artists, or other music-related content.<p>Yesterday, the company rolled out the ability to open up music apps automatically when you tap a link from a search for music content on smartphones and tablets.<p>While this is a tiny …

The Newest, Strictest Test Of A Quantum Computer Yet

…finds it's no faster than conventional computers. But scientists have some ideas for finding quantum speed-up in the future.<p>The latest and greatest test of a quantum computing device has found it doesn't solve problems faster than a classical computer. But don't give up hope yet. The researchers …

Quantum Computing