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E-Commerce"s Biggest Obstacle May Be Slow Postal Services

Long-time Slashdot reader rudy_wayne writes: J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison recently said that e-commerce companies' biggest challenge is that they are all expanding their businesses and pushing for faster delivery, but UPS, Fedex and especially the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 19th, 2017

FinancialForce: Thrive at Speed in the New Services Economy

This week, FinancialForce held their Community Live event at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was focused on thriving at speed in the new services economy......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

Chrome and Firefox Headless Modes May Spur New Adware & Clickfraud Tactics

From a report: During the past month, both Google and Mozilla developers have added support in their respective browsers for "headless mode," a mechanism that allows browsers to run silently in the OS background and with no visible GUI. [...] While t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in over 150 countries. But two weeks earlier, one security expert found something a lot worse......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

Stephen Hawking Says He Is Convinced That Humans Need To Leave Earth

Reader dryriver writes: Back in May, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking made yet another doomsday prediction. He said that humanity has 100 years left on Earth, which knocked 900 years off the prediction he made in November 2016, which had given huma.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

Modsy, a home-decorating service with 3D renderings, reduces its cost

We may all fancy ourselves interior designers, but if we're really being honest, we should probably leave the decorating to the experts. One such expert is Modsy, a new home design service that shows you interior designs in 3D renderings. The post Mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Lensless camera tech may mean the end of the smartphone camera bump

Scientists at Caltech have been working on a lensless camera, which digitally replicates how a traditional camera works, only in a super-thin chip without any glass. It may mean thinner phones without a camera bump on the back. The post Lensless came.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Apple may want to lower record label payout from Apple Music

Record labels may negotiate more now with the popularity of paid music streaming. Apple Music on iOS 10, with Senior VP Eddy Cue. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Changes may be coming to Apple Music, but for record labels rather than subscribers......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 55 min. ago

Dimension Data puts its muscle behind Apple in the enterprise

Yet another big cheese in enterprise IT has climbed aboard the Apple wagon, with Dimension Data joining IBM, Deloitte, Cisco, SAP, JAMF, and others in offering services to help big business pick Apple’s for their mobile enterprise.Enterprise rea.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Lightworks 14 review: Free video editing software lacks proper Mac decorum

Lightworks may not be a household name, but has established a proven reputation with Hollywood filmmakers over nearly three decades as the software of choice for editing award-winning feature films like Pulp Fiction, L.A. Confidential, and Moulin.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News8 hr. 54 min. ago

Unnamed WD worker claims WDLabs may close, end production for Raspberry Pi

An alleged Western Digital worker jumped on Reddit claiming that WDLabs may close, a branch of the company dedicated to Raspberry Pi. He also said Western Digital will cease producing dedicated hard drives for the popular board. The post Unnamed WD w.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 31 min. ago

A Clever Short Story About Discrimination

On May 23rd, I got an email from one of my favorite sci-fi writers (and close friend) Eliot Peper. It was titled “My very first scifi short story” and said: “David Cohen shared the idea that inspired this story. I drafted it last we.....»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated News9 hr. 47 min. ago

How to use Gmail"s Google Tasks as your daily to-do list

Dedicated to-do apps abound, but one of the best may be right in your inbox. Google Tasks, integrated into Gmail, provides a simple way to create ordered task lists, complete with due dates, and even turn emails into action items. Here’s how t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

Silitech reports losses for May

Chassis maker Silitech Technology has reported a net loss of NT$14 million (US$459,648) or NT$0.08 per share on revenues of NT$158 million for May. The company also reported a loss of NT$64.4 million or NT$0.36 per share for the first quarter of 2017.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 47 min. ago

Breakthrough lens-less camera tech may mean the end of the smartphone camera bump

Scientists at Caltech have been working on a lens-less camera, which digitally replicates how a traditional camera works, only in a super-thin chip without any glass. In the future, it may mean thinner phones without a camera bump on the back. The po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 47 min. ago

"War for the Planet of the Apes" looks "insanely realistic," Andy Serkis says

The Planet of the Apes franchise may have outdone itself. 20th Century Fox has released a new War for the Planet of the Apes featurette and it shows off the upcoming film's incredible special effects. The post 'War for the Planet of the Apes.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 3 min. ago

The Kodak Tablet is designed for photo-editing apps on a budget

Kodak-branded tablets launched in Europe and while they may be low on megapixels, the price is low too. The tablet's pre-loaded software is photo-focused for editing, sharing, and printing. The post The Kodak Tablet is designed for photo-editing apps.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Canadian TV Services Forecast, 2017–2021

This IDC study examines the forecast for Canadian TV service subscribers and revenue. It also addresses the current state of cable TV, satellite TV, and IPTV markets as well as the key drivers and inhibitors underlying the forecast. "While a mass exo.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News21 hr. 2 min. ago

2017 Canadian Consumer Survey Indicators: TV, Wireless, Internet, and OTT Video Services

This IDC Survey presents findings from IDC's recent consumer surveys on the TV services, wireless, Internet, and OTT video markets in Canada. This Survey is useful for market intelligence roles, product managers, and product marketers who seek to und.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News21 hr. 2 min. ago

Services Are What Enable the IoT to Work for Organizations

This IDC Market Note describes how various IT services, across the services life cycle, help build, implement, or run components of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. While one result of a working IoT system is that endpoints, or "things," can commu.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News21 hr. 2 min. ago

Competitive Profiles and Analysis of Leading IT Services Players in the Czech Republic, 2017

This IDC study lists the top 100 IT services providers in the Czech Republic by market share, based on their 2016 performance. It offers a detailed examination of the top 10 services providers, including their performance according to IDC's 13 founda.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News21 hr. 2 min. ago