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first_imgShare this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedEVENT: Sensory Friendly Screening of Disney’s TangledDecember 3, 2010In “Conferences and Events”EVENT: Sensory Friendly Screening of Gnomeo and JulietMarch 3, 2011In “Conferences and Events”EVENT: Sensory Friendly of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick RulesMarch 31, 2011In “Conferences and Events” Girl in Movie TheaterWhat: A sensory friendly showing of The Green Hornet 2D presented by Goodrich Quality Theaters.When: Saturday, February 5 at 10amWhere: Hamilton 16 IMAX in Noblesville, IN.Who Should Attend: Families with children who have special needs. The “Lights Up, Sound Down. Lights Up, Sound Down” event gives families with children who have special needs the opportunity to enjoy their favorite movies in a comfortable, sensory – friendly setting with the lights turned up and volume turned down in the auditorium. The shows are offered at regular matinee prices and there are concession discounts for groups of 15 or more!last_img read more

first_imgThe Emergency Dial:More than likely, you won’t have time to select which channel(s) you’d like to communicate your emergency through.  The Emergency Dial feature has your phone dial the emergency number (your choice as it is fully customizable).  While dialing the emergency number, it’ll also simultaneously send panic messages via SMS, email, and Twitter. Send picture:The app automatically allows you to take a picture, either using the front or rear camera on your device.The image will then send as an attachment in an email. Twitter Panic MessageYou can also post a panic tweet to all of your friends and followers, revealing your current address and a Google Maps link. Voice Recording:You’ll be able to record a 10 second distress message if you choose.  This feature helps you get your message in a more integrated manner.Once you’ve finished recording your distress call, the audio file is automatically attached to an email and sent to your contact list. Email Panic MessageThe Email Panic Message sends your current location to the people in your emergency contacts list.  The iOS platform also allows you to send supplemental information (e.g. time and place when position was taken from GPS).You can also customize the body and subject of emails within the app. Quick SMS:In the event of your phone being unable to obtain GPS information, this quick SMS feature works as a backup.It allows you to send a quick, customizable SMS message after 30 seconds.  You can predefine a message and have it at hand to quickly send it to your contacts.center_img Send video:You may also record a short video using the front or rear camera on your device.The video will then send as an attachment to an email message. Remote Access:The Remote Access feature makes it easier for your friends and family to locate you.  “The app comes together with a remote access feature that allows the user who received your SMS panic message to get the latest position of the device that send the message, thus closing in more on your location.” Click here to learn more about the app!Share this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedAM212 – Red Panic ButtonDecember 2, 2016In “Accessibility Minute”3 Apple/Android Apps for AutismApril 13, 2016In “Apps”AM181 – Emergency ChatApril 29, 2016In “Accessibility Minute” Individuals of all ages and abilities can find themselves in a scary or stressful situation.  Nowadays, you can never be too alert or too safe!  Smartphones are already handy tools in case of emergencies, and now they’re even handier with the Red Panic Button app!The Red Panic Button app is available on both Android and Apple devices.  Once it’s downloaded, you’ll be able to simply press the “Red Panic Button,” and the app will automatically send an SMS containing your current location to your emergency contacts.Whenever individuals are in a critical situation, every second counts.  The Red Panic Button aims to make it as easy as possible to call for help when necessary.The Red Panic Button Features:The app connects in several different ways, from standard text messages to social media platforms like Twitter.  Different channels of communication include:SMS Panic MessageWhen users press the Red Button, the application will automatically send your current GPS position and address (in the form of a Google Maps link) to all the numbers found in your customized panic list.last_img read more

first_imgIn addition to our blogs, podcasts, and equipment lending library, the INDATA Project also offers a device reutilization program through the INDATA Depot.  The program takes donated equipment (laptops, computers, CCTVs, etc.) and refurbishes them to give away to Hoosiers with disabilities.  Volunteers play a big role in refurbishing this equipment.  The INDATA Project would like to recognize one of these volunteers, Tony Faucett, as Volunteer of the Year.Faucett has been volunteering with the Depot for nearly 4 years.  He volunteers a couple times a week to help wipe computers.  Windows 10 is installed after the hard drives are wiped.  When asked what he loves about volunteering at the Depot, Faucett replied, “I love the feeling of helping people by donating computers.”Alvin Alviar, ReUse Coordinator said:Tony is more than just a volunteer for us at the INDATA Depot.  He is a network engineer, a computer tech ninja, a fellow gastronome, and best of all, a great fellow to work with.  He not only shares his time, talent, and resources, but more importantly, his passion for our mission. Tony has made his mark on every aspect of our program operation. On so many occasions, when quick decisions have to be made and Tony is around, I turn to him for wisdom and advice, whether it be about team member issues, or computer issues, or choices to go for lunch.  Because Tony has been volunteering with us for a long time and has vast industry experience, we also welcome him to train and mentor new volunteers.How to become a volunteer:Visit EastersealsCrossroads.orgHover your mouse over Get InvolvedSelect VOLUNTEERScroll down to the third paragraph and click the link for Online Volunteer ApplicationFill out applicationList “INDATA Depot” in the Preference section of applicationPlease email Alvin Alviar at aalviar@eastersealscrossroads.org if you have any questions.Share this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedMarcus Carter – Volunteer of the YearJanuary 16, 2019In “INDATA News”Department Highlight: The DepotJune 27, 2016In “Department Highlight”Making Old Electronics New AgainApril 25, 2018In “Apps”last_img read more

first_img 3CLogicMarketing TechnologyMicrosoft Dynamics CRMMicrosoft’s AppsourceNewsSoftware-as-a-Service Previous ArticleOutreach Recognized as an April 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Sales Force AutomationNext ArticleHipChat Founders Launch Swoot, a Social Podcast App 3CLogic Announces Microsoft AppSource Certification for Microsoft Dynamics CRM PRNewswireApril 19, 2019, 5:55 pmApril 19, 2019 Cloud Contact Center Provider Delivers Certified Solution to Compliment CRM Platform with Deeply Integrated Offering to Drive Better Customer Experience3CLogic, a leading provider of cloud contact center software for enterprise companies, announced the certification of its solution for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and official listing on Microsoft’s Appsource. The combined offering provides enterprises greater change management control, enhances the efficiency of department representatives (i.e.: Sales, Help Desk, Customer Support, HR, etc.), and improves administrative visibility into what drives successful customer engagements and outcomes.The new certified app includes a variety of features to compliment Dynamics CRM to deliver exceptional customer experiences, all on a single enterprise-grade platform.Marketing Technology News: Brainshark Customers to Share Strategies for Sales Enablement Success at SiriusDecisions 2019 SummitFeatures include:Embedded Microsoft Dynamics CRM Click-to-Call and CTIIntegrated Interactive Voice Response (IVR)IVR Journey Analytics and ReportingAutomatic Call Dialing (ACD)Call & Screen Recording with automated activity posting to Dynamics CRMConfigurable Skills-based RoutingText-to-SpeechOutbound SMSReal-time Dashboards and WallboardsIntegrated Reporting and Business Intelligence“We are excited to officially add 3CLogic to the Microsoft AppSource eco-system, expanding a decade-long relationship of providing deep telephony integrations with Microsoft Dynamics CRM,” says Navya Pandiri, VP of Product Management at 3CLogic. “This marks another milestone as 3CLogic strives to complement and leverage CRM-stored data to extend the value of those platforms and the use cases they solve through dynamic and intelligent customer journeys. This is another example of how systems of records [CRM or Service Management solutions] and cloud call center solutions should be – working together and in sync, rather than in disjointed silos, to truly drive digital transformation.”Marketing Technology News: Vimeo To Acquire Magisto To Power Video Creation For Any BusinessMicrosoft’s online app store, Microsoft AppSource, is a destination to help business users discover Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions tailored to their industry from Microsoft and its partners. Each solution available on AppSource undergoes a Microsoft-led vetting process for certification. Moving forward, with 3CLogic’s CTI & Contact Center Solution listing in AppSource, customers can enjoy a seamless means of extending the value of their CRM investment.Marketing Technology News: Bazaarvoice Report: Shoppers Crave Connection and Conversation with Brands and Retailerslast_img read more

first_img If you are in the market for a new laptop for your family to use, the first system on this list is well suited for you to browse the web and for your kids to play games on. Or if you are looking to run games with excellent graphics detail, check the high-end CLX SET gaming desktop further down the page.Dell Inspiron 15 7580 Intel Core i7-8565U 15.6-Inch 1080p Laptop w/ Nvidia GeForce MX250, 16GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB NVMe SSD ($849.99)This Inspiron notebook is targeted as a family-friendly solution that is capable of quickly browsing the web and running games at low settings. Dell is offering this system marked down from its regular retail price fo $1,209.99 to $849.99.Seagate Desktop 8TB External USB 3.0 HDD ($119.99)This external drive can hold an enormous amount of data that far exceeds the average persons needs. Amazon is offering this drive marked down from $139.99 to $119.99.Kano Computer Kit 2018 Edition w/ Raspberry Pi 3 Model B ($60.99)This kit aims to make it easy to teach kids how to program. It comes with a Raspberry Pi 3, a protective case, a wireless keyboard with built-in touchpad and a book of code to help you get started. Right now it’s marked down from $149.99 to $60.99.CLX SET Gaming Intel Core i7-8700K Gaming Desktop w/ Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 240 SSD and 1TB HDD ($1,099.00)This rather powerful desktop comes with an Intel Core i7-8700K processor and an Nvidia RTX 2070 graphics card that permits it to run modern games with maxed out graphics settings. Right now you can get it from Walmart marked down from $1,599.99 to $1,099.00.Insignia 50-inch 4K UHD HDR Fire TV Edition Smart LED TV ($269.99)Insignia’s 50-inch 4K TV features HDR support and Amazon’s Fire TV software. This allows the TV to stream content from various sources, and it enables you to control your TV with voice commands using an included voice remote with Alexa support. If you missed out on getting one of these TVs for $249.99 on Amazon’s Prime Day, you may be in luck. Normally this model would cost $350.00, but right now you can get it for $269.99 from Amazon, which makes it just $20 more than what it cost on Prime Day.Amazon Kindle Unlimited Subscriptions (20-40 Percent Off)An Amazon Kindle subscription gives you access to over a million titles for you to peruse and read at your leisure. Amazon is currently offering this service discounted between 20 and 40 percent off the regular retail price.6-Month Subscription w/ 20 Percent Discount: $47.861-Year Subscription w/ 33 Percent Discount: $80.302-Year Subscription w/ 40 Percent Discount: $143.80Note: Terms and conditions apply. See the relevant retail sites for more information. For more great deals, go to our partners at TechBargains.com. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Pinterest Google Plus Reddit Hacker News Flipboard Email Copy 0shares This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. By Michael Sexton on July 19, 2019 at 1:18 pm The Tragedy of Marie Osmond Just Keeps Getting Sadder and Sadder 0 Comments Willow Smith’s Transformation is Turning Heads Sun Baby From ‘Teletubbies’ Is 22 Now & Unrecognizably Gorgeous Why Robin is the Best Thing to Happen to Steve Harrington Helen From ‘Waterworld’ Is 56 Now and Incredibly Gorgeous Movies That Hollywood Didn’t Want to Make Things Only Adults Notice in ‘ThunderCats’ ET Deals: Dell Core i7 15.6-Inch 1080p Laptop $849, Seagate 8TB External HDD $119, Kano Computer Kit 2018 Edition $60 Saying Goodbye to Johnny Depp Extremetech may earn affiliate commissions from the shopping links included on this page. To find out more, read our complete terms of use. You Might Also LikePowered By ZergNet Tagged In et deals Post a Comment 0 Commentslast_img read more

first_img Tagged In googleleaksatappixel 4project solisoli Post a Comment 2 Comments Things Only Adults Notice in ‘ThunderCats’ Bran’s Deleted ‘GoT’ Scene Would Have Changed Everything You Might Also LikePowered By ZergNet The Real Reason Emma Watson Refuses to Do a Nude Scene Natalie Portman’s Female Thor Name Revealed ‘Criminal Minds’ Stars Talk J.J. And Reid In Final Season Winona Ryder Is Not Letting Anyone Forget She’s Married to Keanu Facebook Twitter Linkedin Pinterest Google Plus Reddit Hacker News Flipboard Email Copy 0shares This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. By Ryan Whitwam on July 22, 2019 at 1:38 pm Google has shown off some wildly futuristic technologies at its annual I/O gathering, but most of them have faded into obscurity without ever appearing in a consumer product. The Project Soli gesture control system has been pie-in-the-sky since its debut in 2015, but a report several months back confirmed Google was still working on the tech. Now, a new leak suggests it might become an integral part of the next Pixel phone, PCMag reports.Soli originated with the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group, which Google kept when it sold off the rest of Motorola to Lenovo a couple of years back. ATAP is responsible for interesting but ultimately useless technologies like Jacquard touch fabric, Ara modular phones, and Tango 3D computer vision. Google tried to launch all three products, but they failed either in development or shortly after launch. Soli uses a small radar chip to detect hand movements with much greater accuracy than existing systems based on cameras and motion sensors. In the original I/O demos, Google showed how Soli could enable buttons taps, scrolling, and volume controls without touching the phone. For example, imagine turning a virtual knob to change the volume on your phone or tapping your thumb and forefinger to tap the screen. In late 2018, the FCC permitted Google to operate the Soli in testing at higher than usual frequencies, even on aircraft. That told us Google was still working on Soli, and now there are some hints that the Pixel 4 will include a Soli chip. A leak of Pixel 4 screen protectors includes a large pill-shaped sensor window on the top right side (in that oversized bezel). Several sources suggest that’s for Soli. If the Pixel 4 does include Soli, that could justify the larger bezel at a time when most device makers are striving to shrink the bezel. That could also explain why Google only showed us the back of the Pixel 4 in its unexpected teaser on Twitter a few weeks back — it’s saving Soli for the big reveal. Google’s hardware announcements have happened in October for the last three years. So, that’s probably when we’ll find out if the Pixel 4 will indeed feature the consumer debut of Soli. Even if Soli does come to the Pixel 4, no one knows how well it will work. It would hardly be the first ATAP technology that didn’t live up to expectations.Now read:Pixel 4 XL Leak Confirms Big Bezel, No NotchGoogle Settles Pixel Class Action Lawsuit, Will Pay Owners Up to $500Google Says Pixel 3 Sales Are Worse Than Pixel 2 2 Comments Huge Scandals That Rocked The History Channel Maisie Williams’ Transformation is Turning Heads Pixel 4 Might Support ‘Soli’ Touchless Gestureslast_img read more

first_img Customer Experience ObjectivesEagle EyeMarketing TechnologyNewsOmnichannel RetailTim Mason Previous ArticleAdColony Selects Pixalate as Fraud Prevention PartnerNext Articlerevital U International Unveils New Sales App with VERB’s Interactive Video Features “Omnichannel Retail: How to Build Winning Stores in a Digital World,” Is an Insider’s Guide to Digitalizing the Modern Customer Experience for Profitable Growth Tim Mason, CEO of digital marketing technology company, Eagle Eye and former deputy CEO of Tesco, has released a new book, Omnichannel Retail: How to build winning stores in a digital world as a guide to bringing the best of online to bear on the survival of the physical store. This trailblazing book is written specifically for consumer-facing businesses and offers practical recommendations for harnessing the value of digitally connecting with customers wherever they are to drive loyalty and sales.Mason taps into 30+ years of retail industry experience to deliver his learnings and insights in this new book, which outlines the “digital imperative” retail brands face to connect with customers today through relevant and timely engagement, as well as the value of customer connections and the need for omnichannel approaches to loyalty. Previously the CMO and deputy CEO of Tesco, the largest multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer in the UK, Mason led the launch of Tesco Clubcard in 1995, creating the world’s first major grocery loyalty program. As the current CEO of Eagle Eye, he has also helped Loblaw launch its PC Optimum program, Canada’s largest loyalty scheme, combining the Shopper’s Optimum and PC Plus programs into a single cross-banner initiative.Marketing Technology News: PepsiCo Foodservice Unveils New Digital Lab to Help Restaurants Thrive In The Evolving Digital MarketplaceDigital as an Opportunity, Not a Threat Headlines often blame the growth of online shopping as the cause of Main Street’s demise. In Omnichannel Retail, however, Mason argues that this digital trend actually presents an opportunity for brick-and-mortar retailers, not a threat, and that digitalization can foster more meaningful customer connections, boost loyalty and increase sales, both online and offline.Retailers still need to deliver a differentiated customer experience, and that means connecting and engaging customers in the most relevant and timely ways possible – often through the digital channel. With 90% of shopping transactions still completed in a physical store, the physical retail space is far from dead. But traditional sales outlets need reimagining to re-establish their place in a digital world, as well as their ability to both compete with and enhance online shopping experiences. Marketing Technology News: Xignite CEO to Give Keynote on Migrating Market Data to the Cloud at The North American Financial Information Summit – NAFIS 2019Retail needs a “mobile makeover”Omnichannel Retail shows retailers how to give their stores a ‘mobile makeover’ to maintain their relevance and connection to today’s customers in order to drive growth. Rather than discouraging digital interactions in-store for fear of driving customers to online rivals, retailers need to digitally augment their physical advantages – of expert customer service, sensory selection, “try before you buy,” and instant gratification and fulfilment. Delivering personalized experiences that resonate with consumers and challenge digitally enabled and data-driven competitors like Amazon, Alibaba and Jet.com mandates that retailers transform their businesses – today.Mason co-authored Omnichannel Retail with retail technology expert and bestselling Amazon co-author Miya Knights. Knights has spent 20 years as an enterprise technology journalist, analyst and research director, studying the demands and challenges faced by retailers and the technology-based best practices that can best support their needs. The two experts explore how the use of digital technologies to transform the omnichannel shopping experience can help shine a light into shops, restaurants or showrooms that are like a digital “black hole,” devoid of connectivity and from which little meaningful interaction takes place.Marketing Technology News: Verasity Announces Integration with YouTube How Digital Can Save Brick-And-Mortar Retail with Customer Experience Objectives PRNewswireMay 22, 2019, 7:37 pmMay 22, 2019 last_img read more

first_img crmJP WerlinNewsPipelineDealsTech Scholarship Previous ArticleVolly Launches Point-of-Sale Mobile App and Rebrands CRM Mobile AppNext ArticleCentro Releases Universal Pixel for Easy Creation and Management of First-Party Audiences PipelineDeals, the most adopted customer relationship management (CRM) software among small and midsize businesses (SMB), launched the Women in Tech Scholarship to celebrate and support women beginning careers in technology. The scholarship aims to encourage young women to pursue careers in computer science, engineering, and technical studies, and to become future leaders in these fields.According to the National Center for Women and Information Technology Women in Tech Scorecard  (NCWIT Scorecard), the percentage of female employment in computing and mathematical occupations has consistently hovered at about 25 percent since 2007. The study also found that women leave technology fields more than other science and engineering fields.Marketing Technology News: Informatica Unveils AI-Powered Product Innovations and Strengthens Industry Partnerships at Informatica World 2019“Our industry is overdue in fostering diversity and inclusion. The Women in Tech Scholarship Program is one way we can continuously support future women leaders in tech,” said JP Werlin, Co-Founder and CEO of PipelineDeals. “As a software company, we want to bring about positive gains for women in technology by offering encouragement that can help motivate, open doors, and support educational finances. With a focus on supporting women in tech, we can be part of a longer-term solution.”The scholarship recipient will be chosen based on an application process that will include a questionnaire and an essay. One winner will be awarded $2,500 to support their education. The PipelineDeals Women in Tech Scholarship committee is accepting applications until August 31, 2019.Marketing Technology News: MultiVu Launches Digital Marketing Suite PipelineDeals Launches the Women in Tech Scholarship Globe NewswireJune 13, 2019, 6:42 pmJune 13, 2019 last_img read more

first_imgCuebiq Launches Market-First Solution that Independently Verifies Data Provenance, User Consent & Ensures Privacy Compliance PRNewswireJune 27, 2019, 6:41 pmJune 27, 2019 Cuebiq Enables Users, Partners, and Customers to Perform or Request Third-Party Validation of Any Cuebiq Product, as Well as Validate Consent, While Preserving User AnonymityOffline consumer intelligence and measurement company, Cuebiq, announced the launch of its Cuebiq Consent Management and Data Provenance (CMDP) solution, which will enable publishers and advertisers to provide verifiable proof of their compliance with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) in relation to the Cuebiq products and services they use.“Cuebiq CMDP is an exciting solution that will enable apps and publishers like us to be confident in the provenance of the data and ensure privacy compliance.”The Cuebiq CMDP uses blockchain technology enabling users, partners, and customers to provide proof of consent and data provenance across all Cuebiq solutions. With a simple request, any participant in the network can request an objective third-party validation of any data collected or product delivered by Cuebiq.As a result, Cuebiq will also enable its Publisher partners to offer advertisers CCPA-compliant audiences for targeting. This innovation shifts the paradigm for data providers moving from a model based on self-reported compliance to an auditable, immutable, and verifiable data provenance and consent management framework.“Currently, data providers are self-certifying their compliance, which erodes consumer trust and puts many apps and advertisers at risk for privacy, brand safety and regulatory issues,” said Antonio Tomarchio, founder and CEO, Cuebiq. “Self-certification is simply not a viable solution. We are strongly committed to advancing the industry’s expectations of privacy compliance, beyond what is required by regulatory bodies, and Cuebiq’s CMDP sets a high bar for data provenance standards going forward.”Marketing Technology News: SDL Wins AI Breakthrough Award for Best Machine Translation SolutionConcerns around data collection and consumer privacy issues have been worsened by malicious actors exploiting the data of everyday users, casting a negative light onto the entire location intelligence industry, as well as the often-inadequate attempts to solve compliance problems, based on easily corruptible self-reporting or qualitative surveys. On the other end, advertisers suffer from lack of transparency in the data supply chain, putting themselves at risk of buying low quality products created with improperly collected data.Among the companies supporting Cuebiq’s initiative are real-time fuel pricing app, GasBuddy and Nasdaq, the exchange operator and technology company.Via a proof-of-concept (PoC) arrangement, Nasdaq will serve as a trusted, independent technology vendor. The blockchain-based solution represents a technology collaboration between Cuebiq and Nasdaq to verify data provenance and privacy compliance while allowing for third party validation.“We will contribute to the development of the Cuebiq CMDP as an independent market technology provider,” said Scott Shechtman, Head of New Markets, Nasdaq. “When we decided to invest in Cuebiq through Nasdaq Ventures, we were motivated by the potential to bring solutions and services that strengthen the integrity of the world’s markets to a new industry vertical. Cuebiq’s position as a media-agnostic provider of anonymous location intelligence makes them an ideal partner with whom we can leverage our blockchain-based technologies to further drive data privacy efforts.”Marketing Technology News: AnsweriQ Unveils New Single-Click Automation for Customer Service Teams“The current market lacks transparency and certainty on the source of user data. Furthermore, it lacks a reliable solution to authenticate that a user consented to share their location data,” said Sarah McCrary, CEO, GasBuddy. “Cuebiq CMDP is an exciting solution that will enable apps and publishers like us to be confident in the provenance of the data and ensure privacy compliance.”Cuebiq’s CMDP solution works unobtrusively to verify data provenance. When a user provides consent to data collection, via one of Cuebiq’s app partners, a privacy-preserving record of consent is sent directly from that user to an immutable ledger. The validity of these consent records can be verified by all participants in the network without revealing the identity of the user.Underpinning the solution are smart contracts (transparent, self-executing contracts, that transfer valuable information without the need of a central authority or intermediary) that ensure that Cuebiq only delivers its solutions with data from users whose consent can be verified on the ledger. Once the product is delivered by Cuebiq, proof that it was created in a compliant way is then also sent to, accepted and recorded by a smart contract on the blockchain ledger. The result is that Cuebiq customers making an information or product request can be fully assured that the data they use is always GDPR and CCPA compliant.Marketing Technology News: TVSquared Releases Direct-to-Consumer TV Advertising Performance Report consent managementConsent Management and Data ProvenancecuebiqGDPRMarketing TechnologyNewsOffline consumer intelligence Previous ArticleGartner Identifies Five Cost Optimization Tactics for Marketing LeadersNext ArticleDoubleVerify Taps Industry Vet Gian LaVecchia To Lead Brand and Agency Growthlast_img read more

first_imgFlipboard, the content discovery platform, announced that David Bell, former CEO of Interpublic Group and founder and chairman of global B2B agency Gyro, has joined its board of directors. Flipboard Appoints Advertising Industry Veteran David Bell As New Board Member PRNewswireJuly 16, 2019, 9:41 pmJuly 16, 2019 An industry leader in marketing communication, Bell has been CEO of Interpublic Group (IPG), one of the world’s largest marketing communications and services companies, as well as True North Communications, Knox Reeves and Bozell. In 2008, Bell founded global B2B agency Gyro in partnership with Pegasus Capital Advisors, which became AdAge’s Global B2B Agency of the Year.Marketing Technology News: Blue Prism Collaborates with Microsoft to Deliver Free Cloud Trial on Azure Flipboard, the content discovery platform, announced that David Bell, former CEO of Interpublic Group and founder and chairman of global B2B agency Gyro, has been elected to Flipboard’s board of directors. Danny Rimer of Index Ventures, who has been on the board since the founding of the company, is stepping down after 10 years of service. Current board members John Doerr and Mike McCue welcome Bell as Flipboard has become a top referrer to publishers and as brands look to drive similar results to their content via the platform.center_img “David is a legendary leader with deep expertise and impeccable judgment. I’m honored he’s joining our board,” said Mike McCue, Flipboard’s co-founder and CEO. “His first principles based approach to growing an innovative business in the advertising industry will be extremely valuable as brands increasingly regard our content discovery platform as a effective way to engage consumers and drive results.”“We wanted to strengthen our board’s breadth of talent with a leader in media and advertising,” said Kal Amin, Flipboard’s president and chief operating officer. “David, whose career spans five decades in advertising and media, is a proven driver of growth and transformation. This could not be a more perfect match. He’s also one of the most inspiring people I know, challenges the teams he works with to be the best they can be and has been a great to mentor to me and others in the industry.”“The world is at its best when storytelling is at its best,” said Bell. “Thanks to Flipboard’s platform technology, its deep understanding of content and its highly engaged global audience the company well positioned to succeed. There is no other platform that consistently delivers highly valuable experiences for consumers, publishers as well as advertisers.”Marketing Technology News:Aussie Anthony Capano appointed Managing Director, International at Rakuten MarketingBell is the only advertising executive to lead all four industry associations: American Associations of Advertising Agencies (4As), the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the Advertising Educational Foundation (AEF) and the Ad Council. He was elected to the Advertising Hall of Fame in March 2007 and held senior adviser roles to Google and AOL’s CEO Tim Armstrong during that company’s turnaround. After the acquisition by Verizon, he continued to serve as a senior advisor of AOL until October 2018.As an early investor, Danny Rimer of Index Ventures has been a member of Flipboard’s board since the founding of the company. After 10 years on the board, Rimer steps down to partner with the next generation of early stage businesses.McCue who has been working with Danny Rimer since McCue started his first company 30 years ago, commented: “Danny’s contribution to Flipboard is immense. I want to thank him, on behalf of the entire team, for his leadership, wisdom and inspiration. While he leaves his role as board member, I am grateful he will continue to be a mentor and a friend.”“Mike is one of the most visionary and inspiring people I know. The common thread throughout his career is the creation of new paradigms for discovering and consuming content,” said Rimer. “Knowing Mike and his team, they will continue on this journey and create more breakthroughs.”Marketing Technology News: ANSYS Welcomes Lynn Ledwith as Vice President of Marketing B2Bcontent discoveryFlipboardMarketing Technology NewsMike McCueNews Previous ArticleMGID Adds Sellers.json and Support for OpenRTB SupplyChain Object to Drive Increased Trust and TransparencyNext ArticleBlueVenn Wins ‘Data-Driven Product of the Year 2019’ at London DataIQ Awardslast_img read more

first_img Akshay, who is known for doing his own stunts, says shooting bike stunts on the streets of Bangkok for Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi was extra special.”I always have a lot of fun doing my own stunts. Rohit is anyway a class apart when it comes to action in his films,” Akshay said in a statement. “Doing these bike stunts on the streets of Bangkok was extra special. Many years back I would ride a bike in Bangkok to deliver food. Now I am doing the same all over again, to earn my food,” he said. The place holds a special place in his heart since he has worked there for many years before he started his acting career. Reliance Entertainment is presenting the film, which is backed by Rohit Shetty Picturez, Dharma Productions and Cape of Good Films.Akshay plays the lead role of Veer Suryavanshi, a character that was introduced as an anti-terrorist squad officer in a cameo role performed by the Kesari star in Simmba. Actress Katrina Kaif will be seen as Akshay’s love interest in Sooryavanshi. The movie also stars Sara Ali Khan, and will see Neena Gupta essay role of Akshay’s mother.(With inputs from IANS)Follow @News18Movies for more After releasing a still of Akshay Kumar on Tuesday, where he can be seen revving up the engines of a super bike on the streets of Bangkok, the makers of Sooryavanshi released yet another breathtaking image from the sets of the Rohit Shetty directorial.The latest image features Akshay’s Veer Sooryavanshi hanging upside down from a moving helicopter, while chasing director Rohit, who is riding a super bike on a runway. Sharing the image on Twitter, Akshay wrote, “Casually hanging, off a helicopter…just another day on the sets of #Sooryavanshi. P.S. Do NOT try this on your own, all stunts are performed under expert supervision (sic).” See it to believe it:Casually hanging, off a helicopter…just another day on the sets of #Sooryavanshi 😎P.S. Do NOT try this on your own, all stunts are performed under expert supervision 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/0zeDLeks5q— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 5, 2019 Akshay KumarAkshay Kumar stuntskatrina kaifrohit shetty First Published: June 5, 2019, 1:25 PM ISTlast_img read more

first_imgArticle 15Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Ashish Verma, Sayani Gupta, Isha Talwar, NasserDirector: Anubhav Sinha There are moments in Anubhav Sinha’s Article 15 that are so disturbing they feel like a punch to the gut.One of these is the image of a worker, a manual scavenger emerging from a filthy, open sewer, extricating lumps of waste that are clogging the drain. His face and body covered in sludge, he goes back in seconds later to complete the job, one he is condemned to by virtue of his jaat.In another scene an entitled bully admits to beating up three female factory workers who demanded a pay hike of three rupees. Asked why he beat them, he answers coolly: “Unhe unki aukaat dikhane ke liye”. And what is aukaat? “Aukaat wohi hai jo hum dete hain.”There is a lot of talk of aukaat and jaat in Article 15. The film’s title refers to the provision in the Indian Constitution that prohibits discrimination on the grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, and place of birth. Yet it’s no secret that even today across much of India caste remains the enduring marker of identity, and the singular cause of conflict and violence. After taking a sledgehammer to confront Islamophobia and intolerance in his last film Mulk, Anubhav similarly rips the door off its hinges in this brazen indictment of a centuries-old caste system and the oppression and atrocities it endorses.Ayushmann Khurrana plays Ayan Ranjan, a newly minted IPS officer posted to a small town named Lalgaon in the armpit of Uttar Pradesh. Ayan represents the educated, urban Indian – idealistic, progressive, woke, but uninformed when it comes to the ‘real issues’ of the other India; the ‘real’ India. Inspired by true events of the horrific Badaun case from 2014, in which two teenage Dalit girls were gang-raped and murdered, their bodies hung from a tree, the film places Ayan in charge of the investigation, which in turn leads to righteous anger about caste atrocities, and self reflection on who he really is and what he stands for.The film is significant not only for what it’s saying, but also how it’s saying it. In one of the best scenes that’s played for laughs, Ayan asks his junior officers to reveal what caste they belong to, only to make the discovery that there is a hierarchy even within lower sub-castes.The filmmaking too is solid. Anubhav and his cinematographer Ewan Mulligan create a strong sense of foreboding that hangs over Lalgaon, as if darkness and violence looms at every corner. The film is relentless in its commitment to disturb the viewer. Corpses are filmed in uncomfortable close ups, tension is built through slow building background score, and the search for a third girl who’s missing but who might still be alive is all consuming.Anubhav assembles a crack team of terrific actors to fill out key roles. Manoj Pahwa as an upper-caste cop who warns Ayan not to upset the existing balance is in especially great form, as is Kumud Mishra also playing a cop, but who was born to a sweeper. Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub has a small but memorable role as a Dalit revolutionary, and Sayani Gupta plays a Dalit girl and his love interest.There are, of course, bits that rankle. A track involving Ayan’s continuing exchanges with his girlfriend feels tacked-on but never urgent. Then there is the issue of Ayan himself, an upper caste Brahmin, positioned as the saviour of the oppressed and downtrodden. Admirably, however, Ayushmann Khurrana plays the part so elegantly, it’s a performance to marvel at. Never showboating, Ayushmman conveys Ayan’s arc from naive to angry to empathetic with such integrity and nuance that it’s impossible not to root for him. This is easily the actor’s most mature performance and among the best by any actor this year.Article 15 isn’t just an important film, it’s a powerful one and it’s superbly made. It comes at you all kicking and screaming, but this is a film that justifies its tone. Don’t miss it. I’m going with four out of five. It’ll rattle your core.Rating: 4 / 5 Anubhav Sinhaanubhav sinha article 15Article 15 movieArticle 15 Movie Release First Published: June 29, 2019, 9:08 AM ISTlast_img read more

first_img congressHyderabadM Bhatti VikramarkaTelengana First Published: June 10, 2019, 5:56 PM IST Hyderabad: Senior Telangana Congress leader M Bhatti Vikramarka on Monday called off his three-day-old indefinite fast, launched for protesting the “illegal” merger of 12 party MLAs with the ruling TRS, following an appeal made by his party collegues.Vikramarka, leader of the Congress legislature party, ended his fast at the state-run NIMS, where he was shifted by the police in view of his “failing health”, State Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy told reporters here. He said the Congress would step up its protest against the defection of its MLAs and would organise a ‘dharna’ in front of District Collectorates on Tuesday.He also said his party would seek an appointment with the President and the MPs from the State, including him, would raise the issue in parliament.”Doctors said his sugar levels have fallen to 69 and BP is fluctuating. Continuing the (fast) would pose a threat to his life. This fight would continue. All of us appealed to him and made him withdraw the fast by offering juice,” Reddy said.Vikramarka initially refused to take treatment, but relented after the party colleagues made an appeal to him to call off the fast in view of his “detoriating” health condition.Earlier, police also said the action was taken as Vikramarka continued the protest beyond the permitted time.The CLP leader had initially launched a 36-hour fast on Saturday, but later announced it would be an indefinite protest.”He (Vikramarka) had obtained permission for holding a 36-hour dharna and it was granted. But, he continued to hold the protest even after the permitted time.”After getting him checked by a medical team, he has been shifted”, DCP (Central Zone) P Viswa Prasad told PTI.In a dramatic turn of events, Telangana Assembly Speaker P Srinivas Reddy Thursday last recognised 12 MLAs of Congress as members of the TRS, hours after they moved him seeking merger of their group with the ruling party.The Speaker acceded to the request of the MLAs considering the fact that they constituted two-thirds of the Congress Legislature Party, a requirement for merger under the anti-defection law.The Congress had won 19 seats in the assembly polls in December last year. But, 11 of them had announced (during the last few months) their decision to leave the party and joinTRS.As the Congress strength has come down to six, one less than that of AIMIM, it may lose the status of the main opposition party in the 119-member House. last_img read more

first_img attack on doctorscentral lawIndian Medical AssociationMedical Council of India First Published: July 13, 2019, 9:44 PM IST New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and other medical professionals, a long-standing demand of the medical fraternity. The sub-committee has been directed to draft the law by July 17, officials said. The panel comprises officials from the Health Ministry and representatives from the Medical Council of India (MCI), Indian Medical Association (IMA), AIIMS RDA among others. An experienced person from the Bureau of Police Research and Development is likely to be nominated for assisting the panel in drafting the law, they said. The sub-committee was constituted after a 10-member panel set up by the Health Ministry to examine the “pros and cons” of bringing such a central legislation held its meeting last week and mulled ways to strengthen security at medical establishments across the country.”The members of the sub-committee have been requested to carry out the drafting work over next one week. They will hold a meeting on July 17 for submitting the draft legislation. The sub-committee shall submit the draft legislation to the (10-member) Committee, which shall hold its next meeting on July 22 to consider the draft legislation,” the minutes of the meeting held on July 10 stated.The proposed central legislation will have uniform application and impact across the country and will be more effective in protecting the doctors, paramedics and clinical establishments, the minutes said. The meeting held on July 10 was attended by officials of the Home Ministry, Legal Affairs Department, Health Ministry, Medical Council of India, various doctors’ associations, and medical superintendents of AIIMS and RML Hospital. The participants brought out the present day situation wherein many incidents of assault on doctors on duty and clinical establishments are coming to the fore. They noted that such incidents have become a matter of routine and are recurrent in nature, and are happening in both government and private establishments, the minutes of the meeting said. It was also observed that several factors were contributing to incidents of assault on health care providers like infrastructural gaps, weak security apparatus in clinical establishments, delayed response by law enforcing agencies, insufficient facilities of counselling of attendants, unregulated entry of trespassers, lack of fear of stringent legal provisions, overburdened doctors, breach of patient-doctor trust, lack of functional and robust grievance cells and legal protection of doctors, paramedics etc.It was also noted that 18 states have enacted their own laws to prevent such incidents, but the medical practitioners are not satisfied with the implementation of the existing provisions under the State Acts and want more stringent provisions.A representative of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA, who attended the meeting, said his ministry put forth that the Indian Penal Code is a general and comprehensive code intended to cover all substantive aspects of criminal law, and the Code of Criminal Procedure is the main legislation on the procedure of administration of substantive criminal law in India, irrespective of caste, creed and category of work. “He also said that the Ministry of Health should bring a stand-alone legislation to make specific provisions exclusively for doctors, paramedics and clinical establishments,” the note stated.Last month, the IMA held a nationwide protest following assault on doctors at the NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata and demanded the enactment of a central law to check violence on medical professionals in hospitals.They also wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah demanding enactment of the law, saying it should have the provision of minimum seven-year jail sentence to violators.Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan had supported the demand for the central law and said such crimes should be made non-bailable. He had also written to all states, requesting the chief ministers to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting medical professionals from any form of violence, along with suggesting a model law proposed by the IMA. last_img read more

first_img Calling for accountability over Congress’s poll rout in the Lok Sabha 2019 election, Gandhi in the letter wrote that the party needs a radical transformation.”…we will not defeat our opponents without sacrificing the desire for power and fighting a deeper ideological battle,” Gandhi’s letter reads. Gandhi also explicitly stated that he will not be a member of the party’s search to find a new president. In his letter, Gandhi also raised doubts about the fairness of the recent Lok Sabha elections and claimed that “unimaginable levels of violence and pain for India” was going to be the result of Narendra Modi government’s return to power.“A free and fair election requires the neutrality of a country’s institutions; an election cannot be fair without arbiters…Nor can an election be free if one party has a complete monopoly on financial resources,” he wrote.His resignation has deepened the crisis of leadership Congress is facing since its dismal performance in the recently concluded polls. Several Congress chief ministers, including Ashok Gehlot from Rajasthan, Amarinder Singh from Punjab, and Kamal Nath from Madhya Pradesh had also offered to quit in an attempt to placate Gandhi earlier. The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will be meeting soon to decide on the party’s successor. Sushil Kumar Shinde, Mukul Wasnik and Mallikarjun Kharge are considered to be the frontrunners for the post. Till the appointment is made, the party’s general secretary Motilal Vora will assume charge. congressLok Sabha ElectionsMallikarjun KhargeMukul Wasnik First Published: July 4, 2019, 9:20 AM ISTcenter_img New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi was all praise for her brother Rahul Gandhi for his decision to step down as the Congress chief. “Few have the courage that you do @rahulgandhi. Deepest respect for your decision,” she wrote in a tweet a day after Rahul Gandhi uploaded his four-page resignation letter, putting an end to days of speculation. Few have the courage that you do @rahulgandhi. Deepest respect for your decision. https://t.co/dh5JMSB63P— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) July 4, 2019last_img read more

first_imgApple recently bought ‘tens of millions’ of dollars worth of production equipment for the iPhone 8, according to tipsters, and it is leasing that equipment to its suppliers in an effort to make sure vital components are correctly made. This equipment is reportedly necessary for making a rigid flexible printed circuit board that connects the phone’s components with its various chips. The information comes from insiders speaking to Korean publication The Investor; they say Apple doesn’t have plans to use this equipment itself, but rather to make it available to suppliers. This wasn’t the original plan, though, per these sources — they claim Apple originally intended to source boards from a trio of suppliers, one of which backed out of the deal.Which supplier left isn’t clear, with the source stating only that it is a Taiwanese manufacturer; the reason for the departure also isn’t stated. However, the part reportedly remains vital for the fabled OLED version of the iPhone. Unlike the ordinary flexible or rigid PCB, this rigid flexible printed board is much harder to make.The two remaining suppliers will be ramping up production to make up for the departure, at least until Apple gets another supplier to fill the void, say the sources. Apple is leasing the remaining suppliers the equipment though, to support them and ensure the boards are made both correctly and in high enough volumes. Apple is allegedly looking for a Korean supplier to pick up the slack.SOURCE: The Investorlast_img read more

first_imgPhilips has taken the wraps off its latest display, the 276E8FJAB. This 27-inch monitor features a QHD resolution and an IPS panel, as well as the maker’s own Ultra Wide-Color tech. Philips promises that its monitor provides a combination of ‘crisp images’ and vivid colors, making it suitable for graphic designers, photographers, and anyone who is selective about the quality of their work display. Philips, which is launching the monitor on Amazon, says its monitor offers up a wide color gamut that results in things like vivid reds and natural greens. The monitor features a 2560 x 1440 resolution with a 60Hz refresh rate, as well as 109PPI and a 4ms response rate. Brightness goes up to 350 cd/m2, and Philips ‘SmartContrast’ has a ratio of 20,000,000:1.Viewing angles are fairly wide at 178-degrees vertical and horizontal. The company has packed in some notable features, such as a LowBlue Mode for nighttime use, SmartImage Lite, and flicker-free technology. This is joined by a design that includes ultra-narrow bezels, maximizing screen real estate in a somewhat small frame.As well, this 27-inch monitor features a pair of 3 watt speakers built into the unit, and there’s also HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, and VGA video options. All of this is joined by a somewhat unique curved stand base that is shaped like a crescent. The monitor is available now for $349.99 USD. AdChoices广告last_img read more

first_imgAs seems to be the case with all new iPhone launches, the iPhone X is apparently set to be in low supply. At first – when the announcement is fresh in our minds. To be fair, this is the first iPhone to (likely) come with an OLED display, so it could be that this “severe short supply” suggestion from analysts is entirely realistic. This isn’t the first we’ve heard about supply constraints when it comes to OLED panels. Story TimelineiPhone 8 leaked prices are unsurprisingly highApple iPhone 8 event: the announcement schedule (or what we expect)iPhone 8 is iPhone X: Apple’s big secret spillsExpect your iPhone X to have black bezels on the frontThis is how the iPhone 8 Face ID could workiPhone X’s A11 Fusion to be Apple’s first hexa core chip “Due to component supply constraints, we estimate current production of the OLED iPhone at less than 10k units per day, which means the model will remain in severe short supply for a while,” said KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a statement shared by MacRumors. “Furthermore, we estimate that the gold version of the OLED iPhone will encounter some production problems and will initially be available only in extremely low volume.”SEE TOO: iPhone X (formerly 8) event: here’s how it’ll goRumor suggest that a standard black version will be released with a white version of the iPhone X, but that a third version will be new to the iPhone universe. This new color is tipped to be “Blush Gold”, looking not all that unlike a light salmon. This is the “gold” that Kuo refers to in the next quote.“There is even a chance that the gold version will go on sale at a later date than the other versions,” said Kuo. It would not be a shock to find supply of all three models ramping up by the time the holiday season rolls around. Meanwhile the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are not rumored (thus far) to be in any danger of short supply from launch.This is just one of a torrential downpour of details revealed over the weekend by analysts, leaksters, and developers of iOS apps. Have a peek at our weekend round-up of the iPhone X and all its release buddies. Expect an LTE Apple Watch and a few other devices too!The big event held by Apple at the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple’s new spaceship campus will take place on September 12th, 2017. We’ll be there live in effect bringing you all the news, hands-on with devices, and etcetera – straight from the source. The event begins at 10AM Pacific Time – get here early! last_img read more

first_imgToday we’re having a peek at the most recent render leak of the Galaxy S9 Plus compared to the Galaxy S9 factory CAD. These images were shared by Steve H, aka OnLeaks, on Twitter. The images in this collection show how the display size hasn’t likely gotten larger, but that the body has gotten smaller.With a smaller body and a display the same size as it was in the earlier model, this Galaxy S would have a screen-to-body ration higher than before. The Galaxy S9 could potentially have a higher screen-to-body ratio than any Galaxy smartphone yet released. That’ll be until the Galaxy Note 9, of course.SEE TOO: Galaxy S9 vs S8 vs S9+ vs S8+AdChoices广告Pricing and release date news appeared earlier today in a leak that centered on Korea. While the release date isn’t always the same in Asia as it is in the USA, we can safely assume that Samsung won’t leave more than a week between the two. As such, we can assume the Galaxy S9 won’t take more than a week or two to come to North America after the main event on February 24th, 2018. That date, February 24th, is the day Samsung plans on revealing the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, more than likely. Have a peek at the timeline of related bits and pieces below – especially the specs post from Friday. There you’ll find more information about how extremely slight the differences are between this year’s Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S8 revealed just about one year ago. Thanks to a variety of leaks over the past week, we’ve got our first really good look at how the Galaxy S9 sizes up next to the S8. The images you’re about to see show not just how the renders compare, but the CAD drawings. It’s through the CAD drawings that we see the exact measurements, and how they compare to what’s coming up next. Story TimelineGalaxy S9 leaks: Groundbreaking camera and a tough decisionYou’re going to want the Galaxy S9+Galaxy S9 Intelligent Scan to combine face, iris recognitionGalaxy S9 release date may be much sooner than expectedlast_img read more

first_imgAs Microsoft previously revealed, it partnered with Signal to add Private Conversations to Skype. With this, users can start an encrypted conversation with other users, giving them an option that has been requested for many months. A similar feature is already available in Messenger, WhatsApp, and encryption-based messaging apps.To use the feature, Skype users must create a new conversation by choosing “New Private Conversation.” The recipient is sent an invitation to engage in a private conversation with another user — they must accept the invite within seven days or it will expire. Both calls and messages are available as private conversations. As with other encrypted messaging apps, the conversation is limited to the device where it was created; though encrypted chats can be started on another device, the existing messages won’t be available on it. In January, Microsoft launched a new feature called Private Conversations that offers end-to-end encryption for helping keep data secure. That feature was only available to Insiders at the time, but Microsoft has now released an update that brings the encrypted chats to all users. The update is now live for desktop, Android, and iOS. last_img read more