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Vivo Unveils Screen-Embedded Fingerprint Sensor Technology at MWC2017 Shanghai – Mac Rumors

As predicted, Vivo showcased fingerprint sensor technology embedded in a smartphone screen on Wednesday at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Shanghai. The ‘Under Display Fingerprint Scanning Solution’ is based on Qualcomm technology and was demonstrated running on prototype devices based on the existing Vivo Xplay 6 phone. Vivo claimed the under-display fingerprint solution, which[…]

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Tax software blamed for cyber-attack spread

Image copyright Microsoft Image caption Microsoft has published some of the ransomware code A global cyber-attack that affected companies around the world may have started via corrupted updates on a piece of accountancy software. Fingers are increasingly pointing to a piece of Ukrainian tax-filing software, MEDoc, as the source of the infection, although the company[…]

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Millennials Are Buying For Businesses. What Does This Mean For Your B2B Brand? – Forbes

Shutterstock Millennials. Generation Y. Whatever you call them, consumer brands understand the importance of the huge cohort born between 1980 and 2000. Whether they think millennials are refreshingly confident and engaged, inappropriately self-centered and entitled, or some combination of the two, marketers realize they are critical to the success of consumer businesses, responsible for $600[…]

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Mainstream Marketing Focuses on Cannabis Industry to Capture 'Stoner' Audience – Leafly

Innovative marketing is not just about being original. It’s about knowing the experience the audience will enjoy and bringing it to them at the next level. It’s a mantra The World’s Best Ever (aka TWBE) has been dabbling in since 2014, when the Webby-nominated culture website launched a creative marketing portal specializing in cannabis. David Wilfert,[…]

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Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

Image copyright Screenshot Image caption Many reports suggest that screens around the world are getting this message, indicating a ransomware attack is to blame. Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack. British advertising agency WPP is among those to say its IT systems have been disrupted[…]

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It Pays to Be Smart – MIT Technology Review

Our economy is increasingly ruled by a few dominant firms. We see them everywhere, from established giants Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, and Walmart to fast-growing newcomers like Airbnb, Tesla, and Uber. There have always been large companies and outright monopolies, but there’s something distinctive about this new generation of what some economists call superstar companies.[…]

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American Airlines looks to the IBM Cloud to end travel hell – Business Insider

More streamlined customer platforms may mean fewer annoying airport experiences.apAmerican Airlines is looking to IBM to help put an end to terrible airport experiences. The airline is starting to move its online services to IBM’s cloud network, beginning with its website, apps and airport kiosks, as well as a handful of internal processes. American announced in November that it[…]