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Dell’s 2017 Black Friday deals include $130 Inspiron laptop doorbuster – ZDNet

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Dell kicks off the Black Friday ad reveal process for tech retailers. As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Dell has been the first tech retailer to have its Black Friday plans disclosed over the last couple of years — and this year is no different. The PC giant has “leaked” its deals for the Thanksgiving weekend shopping period, including a 14-inch laptop for a budget price as a turkey…

Why Mid-Size Service Firms Need The Ultimate Digital Marketing Stack – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Shutterstock Successful mid-size service firms, those with $3 million to $30 million in revenue and 15 to 150 staff, often grow by way of referrals. These referrals come from clients, partners, networks and associations. While referrals still work and have always worked, are they the best way or the only way to grow a mid-size service firm? Do CPA, law, technology consulting, management consulting, financial service and AEC firms have…

New York Times Co. Reports Solid Digital Growth as Print Slides – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Photo The New York Times announced financial results as it is fundamentally reshaping itself into a business no longer rooted in newsprint. Credit Jabin Botsford/The New York Times The New York Times Company continued its march toward a digital future in the third quarter of 2017, as strong growth in digital advertising and new online subscriptions helped counteract a further collapse in print advertising. The company said on Wednesday that…

Ghana is rolling out a digital address system to help formalize more of its economy – Quartz

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Accra, Ghana Instead of using a church, tree or street stall to locate a home or business in Ghana, the country’s government has launched a digital system where every property across the nation has a unique code as its address. The app, GhanaPostGPS, was created and delivered by Accra-based Vokacom. Through the app a user can generate their digital address with the aid of geocoding technology, cutting out the need…

Under Armour cites change management woes with SAP implementation as digital transformation stumbles – ZDNet

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Digital transformation isn’t easy and while the term is sexy companies can’t forget the old-school items like change management. Just ask Under Armour, which delivered a clunker of a third quarter and blamed retail bankruptcy, changing consumer tastes, e-commerce and a rough SAP enterprise relationship management implementation as reasons for its shortfall. To be sure, Under Armour is facing a bevy of challenges. Under Armour needs to be more digital,…

Dell’s 2017 Black Friday deals include $130 Inspiron laptop doorbuster – ZDNet

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Dell kicks off the Black Friday ad reveal process for tech retailers. As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Dell has been the first tech retailer to have its Black Friday plans disclosed over the last couple of years — and this year is no different. The PC giant has “leaked” its deals for the Thanksgiving weekend shopping period, including a 14-inch laptop for a budget price as a turkey…

New York terror suspect was radicalized domestically, governor says – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

(CNN)All it took was a man and a truck to inflict the deadliest terror attack on New York City since 9/11. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/10/31/video-appears-to-show-suspect-after-truck-attack-sg-orig-mobile.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_21′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false) {autoStartVideo = false;if (autoStartVideo === true)…

Burr downplays Russian Facebook ad targeting of Michigan, Wisconsin – Politico

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) listen during a hearing on June 21 on Capitol Hill. | Alex Wong/Getty Images By STEVEN OVERLY 11/01/2017 10:08 AM EDT Updated 11/01/2017 10:39 AM EDT 2017-11-01T10:39-0400 Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (D-N.C.) on Wednesday sought to downplay reports that Russian-linked actors targeted Facebook ads at two key battleground states in the 2016 election. Quoting from a news story that…

Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Parent who held teacher hostage at elementary school killed by police after tense standoff – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

SWAT officers on Tuesday evening swarmed a Riverside elementary school classroom and shot a parent who had taken a teacher hostage, ending an hours-long standoff. The parent, identified as Luvelle Kennon, 27, of Riverside died later at a hospital, said Riverside police Officer Ryan Railsback. The teacher, Linda Montgomery, sustained some scrapes and abrasions when she was grabbed and pulled into an empty classroom, Railsback said. During the seven-hour standoff,…

Donald Trump Jr. vows to take half his daughter’s Halloween goodies in a bad lesson on socialism – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

You may remember, what seems like 15 years ago, when Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter to offer a candy-related metaphor. In this metaphor, a bowl full of Skittles were refugees, but three of the Skittles were poison. There were many problems with this metaphor. Trump is back at it with the candy-related metaphors, seeking to make a point about socialism using his daughter’s trick-or-treating haul from Halloween on Tuesday…

Microsoft is working on AI chips across its different devices, top exec says – CNBC

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Google reveals rapid Bluetooth gadget connection tech – The Register

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Google’s announced a new Bluetooth tweak called “Fast Pair”. The tech is conceptually simple: an Android device Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) gets the job of advertising and discovery, then ye olde Bluetooth handles pairing. The guts of it are of course more complicated. For starters, Bluetooth devices need to be built to run Fast Pair. Android devices need to have Bluetooth and location services turned on. A trip to Google’s…

Dealmaster: Get a Dell laptop with a Core i5 chip for $550 | Ars … – Ars Technica

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

reader comments 3 Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have a new round of deals to share. Today’s list is particularly heavy on laptop and TV deals, including a Dell Inspiron 14 with a Core i5 (7th-gen) chip and Nvidia GeForce GPU slashed down to $550. You can take a peek at the full selection below. Note: Ars Technica may earn compensation for sales from links on this post through…

15 Top Jobs For Digital Nomads – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Shutterstock With more job seekers on the hunt for meaningful jobs that involve travel, FlexJobs.com complied a list of 15 popular jobs for digital nomads. “Work-from-anywhere remote jobs are ideal options for people who really enjoy travelling, are full-on digital nomads, or who have to move frequently but don’t want to sacrifice satisfying and well-paying careers,” says Sara Sutton Fell, founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “Today’s technology allows people the…

New Yorkers defiant after deadliest terror attack in the city since 9/11 – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

(CNN)After a 29-year-old man drove a truck into a Manhattan crowd on Tuesday, killing eight and wounding almost a dozen in the deadliest terror attack to hit the city since 9/11, New Yorkers made it clear that they refused to be intimidated. Profundamente conmovido por las trágicas muertes de esta tarde en NY. Nos ponemos a disposición de los familiares de las víctimas argentinas — Mauricio Macri (@mauriciomacri) November 1,…

Parent who held teacher hostage at elementary school killed by police after hours-long standoff – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

SWAT officers on Tuesday evening swarmed a Riverside elementary school classroom and shot a parent who had taken a teacher hostage, ending an hours-long standoff. The parent, identified as Riverside resident Luvelle Kennon, 27, died later at a hospital, said Riverside Police Officer Ryan Railsback. The teacher, Linda Montgomery, sustained some scrapes and abrasions when she was grabbed and pulled into an empty classroom, Railsback said. During the seven-hour standoff,…

What to Watch For as the Intelligence Committees Grill Facebook, Twitter and Google – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

“Why has it taken Facebook 11 months to come forward and help us understand the scope of this problem, see it clearly for the problem it is, and begin to work in a responsible way to address it?” Senator Chris Coons, Democrat of Delaware, asked in one pointed exchange. The senators also raised doubts that efforts outlined by the companies — Facebook, for instance, said that it would hire more…

White House signals Trump will stay out of Mueller’s way – Politico

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

President Donald Trump’s options are limited for ending the Russia probe he so wants to see over. Firing special counsel Robert Mueller? That might open up the president to an obstruction of justice charge. Story Continued Below Defunding the Russia investigation? Influential Republicans are warning the White House to avoid such a direct attack. Setting up a dueling probe to dig into Democratic scandals? That might distract attention, but it…

Microsoft 365 for small and medium businesses is now generally available – TechCrunch

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Microsoft 365 lets businesses subscribe to a bundle with Office 365, Windows 10 and the company’s mobile device management tools. The early focus for this program was enterprises, but a few months ago, the company also launched a preview version of Microsoft 365 for small and medium businesses. Today, Microsoft 365 Business is coming out of beta and is now generally available to customers. Also coming out of beta are…