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Analytics 3.0: Measurable Business Impact From Analytics & Big Data

Analytics has rapidly become a competitive differentiator and is now entering a new stage of maturity: Analytics 3.0.<p>Analytics 1.0 is marked by enterprises assembling business intelligence systems and expertise to drive reporting and descriptive analytics.<p>Analytics 2.0 involves the emergence of …

iOS 7.0.2: Apple rolls out fix for lockscreen bypass bug

Apple has released an update for its iOS 7 software to close a security flaw in its lockscreen which had allowed people to bypass the protection and hack into the owner's content.<p>The iOS 7.0.2 version began showing up as an update for phones on Thursday night, six days after the flaw was …

How to Audit Your Facebook Advertising Account to Improve Campaign Performance • White.net

Facebook account management best practices<p>Account Structure introduction<p>Facebook advertising is still more labour intensive than search advertising …

Tableau takes its data-analysis software to the cloud

Tableau Software, the poster boy for next-generation analytics software and, now, Wall Street darling, is taking to the cloud with a new …

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How “discounts” trick shoppers into buying stuff

The discount label is a familiar sight in UK shops. Everything from expensive televisions to supermarket essentials now seem to be offered for less than their original prices. But how often is the discount genuine?<p>The issue has been in the news recently with reports of retailers offering apparently …

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Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience

Liz Derubertisbrowsed stores at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday in search of a dress to wear to a wedding. The 26-year-old bartender and University of …

Smarter Commerce - Futuristic Shopping Experience with Google Glass (developerWorks India)

Google Glass is an innovative device developed by Google, that brings your digital experience on the brand new level. Smart phones and tablets are …

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23 Things Every Entrepreneur Must Know

A buddy of mine is a big-deal business professor at an even bigger deal university. And for reasons I still don’t understand, he asked me to come in and explain to his graduate students what I have learned from spending 30 years talking to, researching and writing about entrepreneurs.<p>Here’s what I …

Lessons in IT Innovation From Silicon Valley

Innovation is always infectious. But our recent research has taught us a lot about how management innovations can travel — in this case, from Silicon Valley tech sector companies known for their experimentation and agility in information technology (IT) management to the much older Bay Area …

What Is The Best TV?

I get asked a lot: What is the best TV? I review TVs for a living, and it’s not surprising to me that someone would want to cut to the chase like this. But what does “best” mean. I could certainly list a few TVs that I would consider “best” in specific ways, but would that satisfy?<p>There is no …

Hiring & Recruiting | Which 5 People Would You Hire If You Could? | Inc.com

Every CEO I know worries about people and talent. How do you find and keep the right people? Why is it so hard to find employees when you need them? Why does recruitment take so long and cost so much?<p>These questions contain the answers. Most leaders fill slots as they arise--and that's the wrong …

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Gartner says 102 billion apps will be downloaded globally in 2013

Research firm Gartner has posted some very interesting numbers looking at the overall app market around the world for 2013. According to the company, …

McDonald's Says Bye-Bye To Sugary Sodas In Happy Meals

Fast-food giant McDonald's has made a commitment to stop marketing sodas as a beverage option in kids' Happy Meals.<p>Instead, the chain has committed to market and promote only milk, water and juice with the children's meals.<p>Now, if parents order a Coke or Sprite with their child's Happy Meal, they …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

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Bill Gates admits Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake, blames IBM

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake. In an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaign, Gates discusses his early days building Microsoft and the all-important Control-Alt-Delete …

The world's best places to see autumn colours

The dog days of summer are over. But despite the chill in the air, there’s no need to be downhearted. Autumn is the most spectacular season, a last hurrah before the bitter winds of winter take hold.<p>Pull on your walking boots and head to one of these stunning destinations to witness glorious autumn …

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Google Recently Made A Silent Shift To A New Search Algorithm, “Hummingbird”

Have you noticed recently that Google has gotten a bit better at offering up direct answers to questions? If so, there’s a reason for it: they recently flipped the switch on a new search algorithm they call “Hummingbird”, which focuses on parsing searches as complex questions.<p>Google mentioned the …

Google unveils major upgrade to search algorithm

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1014000/1014088_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524618260_cf6428e91915c55802ff02167fcd1326<p><b>Google has unveiled an upgrade to the way it interprets users' search requests.</b><p>The new algorithm, codenamed Hummingbird, is the first major upgrade …