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Neato Botvac D7 Connected Robot Vacuum: Checking Off House Chores
Robot vacuum cleaners have been around for a few years. In that time, the technology has continued to improve, helping to tame those dust bunnies and clear up crumbs without needing to lug a hefty vacuum around the house. The latest introduction to the robot vacuum line-up is the Neato Botvac D7 Connected Robot Vacuum. […] The post Neato Botvac D7 Connected Robot Vacuum: Checking Off House Chores appeared first on ReadWrite.
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3 Ways Technology Is Improving the Sharing of Knowledge Across Organizations
Workplace stress is on the rise. According to the American Institute of Stress, people’s actual workload is responsible for 46 percent of this stress. Trumping the stress triggers is workplace relationships and job security. We’ve never been more connected to our jobs. We are connected to our jobs, our coworkers, and the information we need […] The post 3 Ways Technology Is Improving the Sharing of Knowledge Across Organizations appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Robo-Advisors Are Coming. So What’s Stopping Them?
As technology continues its seemingly endless evolution, robots are taking over customer service and back-end data analysis. Combining those functions to create robo-advisors makes perfect sense. Unconvinced? Look at the financial sector. Experts who weighed in as part of Financial Planning’s survey believe that wealth management firms will continue to invest in robo-advisors and financial mobile app development as the […] The post Robo-Advisors Are Coming. So What’s Stopping Them? appeared first on ReadWrite.
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In an Experiential-Obsessed Marketplace, Surkus Uses Tech to Stand Out
Experiences have flooded the marketplace. Whether they’re investing in pop-up stores or festivals, brands have recognized the major shift happening. The IPA Bellwether Report found that in the U.K., experiential marketing was the only area to experience significant growth in spend in 2017 besides internet marketing. Similarly, EventTrack found that American consumers gravitated toward the […] The post In an Experiential-Obsessed Marketplace, Surkus Uses Tech to Stand Out appeared first on ReadWrite.
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7 Do’s and Don’ts for App Preview Videos If You Want a Shot at Going Viral
More companies are relying on apps to succeed, whether the app is the primary source of revenue or whether it’s merely an extension of the business. In any case, social media is one of your greatest tools for finding new potential customers and keeping your existing users up-to-date; with the right visual content, you could […] The post 7 Do’s and Don’ts for App Preview Videos If You Want a Shot at Going Viral appeared first on ReadWrite.
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How Minnesota Became the Land of 10,000 Startups
Minnesota is no stranger to big business. It’s home to such names as Target, Best Buy, General Mills, and Ecolab — all of which have made their homes in Minnesota for generations and have become a source of pride. But a new industry — technology — is taking Minnesota by storm, boosting the local economy […] The post How Minnesota Became the Land of 10,000 Startups appeared first on ReadWrite.
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5 Ways to Improve Conversion Rates for Your Landing Pages
Many own or manage a small to mid-sized business website (SMB). These websites are showcasing your products or services and are only one small component of reaching your intended audience. Improving conversion rates. To reach your audience and generate leads — means to increase your return on investment (ROI). There are a variety of customer […] The post 5 Ways to Improve Conversion Rates for Your Landing Pages appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Why There’s a Bright Future in a Cyber Security Careers
If you’re searching for your next career a great place to look is for a job in cyber security. Why? Because the demand for cyber security experts is going up, up, up. Keeping digital assets secure is a vital skillset. As our world grows ever more dependent on the Internet and digital technology — keeping […] The post Why There’s a Bright Future in a Cyber Security Careers appeared first on ReadWrite.
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If You Aren’t Using SMS in Your Business, Now’s The Time to Start
When it comes to marketing and customer communication, most business owners know about email and social media. But if you aren’t using SMS, you’re missing out on an opportunity to increase your reach. Why SMS? Text messaging – or SMS as it’s formally known – is ubiquitous in today’s society, but are you leveraging it […] The post If You Aren’t Using SMS in Your Business, Now’s The Time to Start appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Killer Marketing Plan For Startup Entrepreneurs
Why break the bank for your marketing needs when you can brainstorm your way to a killer marketing plan? The best marketing ideas come simple and cheap but these ideas do not come out of the blue. Your actual business plan will require an out-of-the-box, innovative thought process. You’ll want to get your marketing wheels […] The post Killer Marketing Plan For Startup Entrepreneurs appeared first on ReadWrite.
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The Open Data Initiative’s Benefits Go Far Improved Customer Intelligence
Despite all the ways enterprises can slice customer data, they’ve struggled mightily to put the pieces together into a coherent customer profile. This past September, Microsoft, SAP, and Adobe announced they’re taking on that unglamorous challenge with their Open Data Initiative. In what’s widely seen as a challenge to Salesforce’s dominance of the customer relationship […] The post The Open Data Initiative’s Benefits Go Far Improved Customer Intelligence appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Five Best Open-Source Antivirus for Carefree Cyber-Threat Protection
You can detect a lot of different types of malicious software by using open source antivirus products. Experienced developers in both fields will tell you this is the most secure way to connect to the internet today. These programs simply make their code available for free so you can modify and redistribute it. With this […] The post Five Best Open-Source Antivirus for Carefree Cyber-Threat Protection appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Data Science Careers: From Fragmentation to Necessity
Over the past decade — the concept of being a data scientist has become a “normal” occupation title. It is no longer an unusual way to phrase the job description in data analytics. Now this to the industry standard term for a swath of data careers. Data Science. Like any career going through a period […] The post Data Science Careers: From Fragmentation to Necessity appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Your Swag is an Extension of Your Brand, So Don’t Neglect It
The true origins of the word swag are unknown. Swag means a few different things, but in the corporate world it typically refers to promotional products. You know, that stuff you get handed when you walk around the expo hall at conferences. All those pens, flash drives, stickers, and cheap sunglasses are used as giveaways […] The post Your Swag is an Extension of Your Brand, So Don’t Neglect It appeared first on ReadWrite.
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How Blockchain Brings Innovation in Staffing?
Frequently related to the term bitcoin — blockchain can be an unquiet technology. Blockchain is currently creating a grand entry in all of the major market domains. Blockchain technology collects and stores the knowledge of inbound blocks — and time stamps it on a distributed and encrypted ledger. As the cornerstone of virtual currency blockchain technology […] The post How Blockchain Brings Innovation in Staffing? appeared first on ReadWrite.
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File Recovery and Other Innovative Solutions to Save Your Small Business Day
Murphy’s Law states, “If anything can go wrong, it will.” That seems to be an adage that many small business owners often face. There is never a convenient time for “things to go wrong.” These always seem to happen at the worst possible moments. Typically, it involves some deadline. Plus, it results in a sudden […] The post File Recovery and Other Innovative Solutions to Save Your Small Business Day appeared first on ReadWrite.
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It’s 2018, and We Still Have No Idea If Mobile Healthcare Apps Work
What was the promise of reduced admissions and improved health outcomes in patients? This goal has not been achieved and is not happening how we thought it would. Usage of mobile devices in healthcare is basically what mHealth is. App development for healthcare. Using the continuous mHealth-powered, patient-provider connection — is what drives the mobile […] The post It’s 2018, and We Still Have No Idea If Mobile Healthcare Apps Work appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Cryptocurrency Fraud Is the Exception, Not the Rule
Cryptocurrency and blockchain are revolutionary technologies, but being so far ahead of the curve comes with consequences. With few precedents to learn from and regulatory frameworks still in their infancy, the crypto space has attracted its share of shrewd opportunists whose scams — such as the infamous pump-and-dump schemes — have grabbed international headlines. Tech giants like Facebook and […] The post Cryptocurrency Fraud Is the Exception, Not the Rule appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Emerging Technologies are Banding Together to Accelerate Big Data’s Growth
Thanks to the growth of the internet, the rate at which new information is being released is growing exponentially. Accelerating big data between machines. We are in an age when communication is not just between human beings. Machines are now the go-to for connections between the people to people space — as well as machine […] The post Emerging Technologies are Banding Together to Accelerate Big Data’s Growth appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Productivity Experts Agree: Your Office Environment Needs to Change
Completely open workspaces might not be the norm for long if employees and productivity experts have their way. According to research conducted by William Belk, 58 percent of top performers want more privacy, and 54 percent say their current spaces have too many distractions to be truly effective. Open designs were originally intended to increase collaboration […] The post Productivity Experts Agree: Your Office Environment Needs to Change appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Today’s Social Platforms Are Dangerous. Can Mappen Build a Safer One?
Social media needs a surgeon general’s warning. No, that isn’t hyperbole. We know social media is highly addictive. We know heavy use leads to less less moment-to-moment happiness and less life satisfaction. And as with tobacco products, we know teenage use is particularly dangerous: A study of 500,000 teenagers found excessive screen time promotes depression, […] The post Today’s Social Platforms Are Dangerous. Can Mappen Build a Safer One? appeared first on ReadWrite.
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The Alleged Talent Gap Isn’t About Skills. It’s About Companies’ Expectations.
Just a few years ago, a young man named Alfredo Molina didn’t want to be an accountant anymore. He had learned a new skill, programming, all on his own — and he was good at it. He was ready to put that to use in a career more up his alley, one where he felt […] The post The Alleged Talent Gap Isn’t About Skills. It’s About Companies’ Expectations. appeared first on ReadWrite.
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The Customer Care Bar Has Never Been Higher, so Brands Must Automate to Keep Up
Product and price have been the foundational differentiators in retail for decades. However, in a world plagued with ever-evolving consumer expectations and innovative new competitors, relying on these differentiators is no longer giving brands the competitive advantage they need to thrive among the fierce competition. It’s easier than ever for consumers to perform price comparisons […] The post The Customer Care Bar Has Never Been Higher, so Brands Must Automate to Keep Up appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Why Consumers Often Miss Simple Techniques to Resist Cybercrime
The majority of cyberattacks aren’t large-scale, coordinated efforts to break through tough defenses and acquire valuable data; instead, they’re simple and opportunistic. A “hacker” might stumble upon someone’s password because they left it written on a sticky note, or they might take advantage of an account that was left logged in on a public computer. […] The post Why Consumers Often Miss Simple Techniques to Resist Cybercrime appeared first on ReadWrite.
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3 Ways to Use a Controversial Type of Data That Will Help You Succeed
The debate about companies’ use of location data has gained a lot of traction this year. However, that shouldn’t make you shy about using it. In the right hands, used the right way, location data is an invaluable tool in any market. Your competition knows this, and the debate isn’t slowing them down, either. According […] The post 3 Ways to Use a Controversial Type of Data That Will Help You Succeed appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Despite What You Hear, You Don’t Need VC Funding
According to the most recent edition of PitchBook’s Venture Monitor, the first half of 2018 saw 94 investment deals surpassing the $100 million mark, continuing a trend in which late-stage successful startups and larger companies receive the lion’s share of VC funding allocations. That’s not to say that seed rounds for startups don’t get VC investment, but by […] The post Despite What You Hear, You Don’t Need VC Funding appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Will Self Driving Cars Mean the End for Motorcycling?
For techies out there, it may seem evident that the self-driving car promises unparalleled levels of safety for the 1.2B car commuters out there. We are in dire need of a solution to reduce the > one million deaths that occur on public roads every year. But with seven billion people in the world today […] The post Will Self Driving Cars Mean the End for Motorcycling? appeared first on ReadWrite.
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How to use an ERP software to it’s maximum potential?
Many businesses in this competitive world are still standing high only because they use an ERP software. ERP is a fully-fledged business software capable of completely transforming your business. What is an ERP software? Enterprise Resource Planning software abbreviated as an ERP software is simply a business software. This business software will take care of your […] The post How to use an ERP software to it’s maximum potential? appeared first on ReadWrite.
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Incorporating Smart Technology In Design Can Add More Value to Cities
Smart cities can add value not just through money saved by efficient operations but also through the added benefits for citizens and local businesses by adding great design. Let’s change the design — and build a city. The key to building truly “smart” and efficient cities of the future is improving not just infrastructure — […] The post Incorporating Smart Technology In Design Can Add More Value to Cities appeared first on ReadWrite.
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