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6 Digital Marketing Strategies to Help Improve Customer Engagement

Here are some key tips on how to increase customer engagement and brand perception with your communications.

Customer Engagement

Samsung stands behind Galaxy S7 Active IP68 rating

Earlier this month, <i>Consumer Reports</i> ran a water-resistance test using two Galaxy S7 Active devices, and neither of the units survived to tell the tale. Now, Samsung has issued a press release stating that the Galaxy S7 Active is, in fact, IP68 certified and its standard limited warranty still …

Phones

‘Rogue One’ Will Be The First ‘Star Wars’ Movie Without This Iconic Feature

It seems that <i>Rogue One</i> is already living up to its namesake as the rogue or black sheep of the <i>Star Wars</i> family, with reshoots as well as a rumored “darker” tone than the rest of the franchise fans have grown to love and obsess about over the last four decades. Beyond the feel of the film, it looks …

Science Fiction

One of Yahoo's most important businesses stopped growing and could face a lot of questions on Monday

Indeed, Mavens business has grown into a $1.6 billion revenue business last year, after being almost nonexistent before Mayer arrived in 2012.<p>But Mavens growth came to a screeching halt last quarter, when it saw only a 7% year-on-year revenue increase in the first three months of the year.<p>That's a …

Advertising

These Are Some of the Best Drone Photos in the World

"...after the drone came out from the clouds the view was spectacular and got me completely astonished and, without brea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Francesco …

Microsoft's Mobile Nightmare Kills The Billion Device Dream

Microsoft’s self-imposed target for Windows 10 was to be installed on one billion devices by the middle of 2018. That’s not going to happen. Microsoft has said that “it will take longer than FY18 for us to reach our goal of 1 billion monthly active devices.”<p>As the anniversary edition of Windows 10 …

Mobile

How Apple Used iPhone 5S To Sabotage Every 2015 Android Smartphone

On September 10 2013 Apple launched the iPhone 5S. The company also discussed the A7 chip it had designed for the new smartphone, heralding the start of 64-bit mobile computing on iOS. Rival smartphone manufacturers were bounced into rushing out statements that committed them to their own 64-bit …

Mobile

This is Windows 10 for phones

Microsoft showed off a number of new features for Windows 10 on phones today, but in afternoon sessions at the company’s press event, we got a closer look at what’s coming. Most of the demonstrations focused on improving the built-in apps and features of Windows Phone, and fixing a lot of the …

Why Reddit Is Leaping Into The Podcast Game

“We wanted to do it responsibly, working with the users who make Reddit special,” cofounder Alexis Ohanian tells us.<p>As the ongoing Podcast Renaissance invigorates audio storytelling–you may have heard about a little program called <i>Serial</i>–social news site Reddit is grabbing a piece of the action to …

Parents May Be Able to Lower Kids' Autism Risk

Autism experts still disagree over a lot of things about the developmental disorder, but there is one idea that unites most of them — that the …

Steve Jobs Used This Simple Productivity Hack To Hone Apple's Focus

Jobs gave him and Yahoo's top executives a simple but profound piece of advice.<p>At an off-site meeting with about 200 Yahoo execs, Jobs explained in a presentation that many companies will make a list of 10 things they want to achieve in a year, but "the smart companies will take that list and …

Walter Isaacson

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

HoloLens: The hands-on experience

Let’s get this out of the way: Microsoft HoloLens is not exactly a holographic system, but don’t hold that against it. The reality of Microsoft’s …