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    US Launch: iOS 8.1 Brings Apple Pay and It works at McDonald’s

    by Matt Swider, via TechRadar | Apple Pay is as easy as apple pie. In fact, that’s exactly the first thing I paid for when installing the iOS 8 digital wallet on my iPhone. Waiting in line at McDonald’s, I had my hands full with my smartphone, car keys I hadn’t put away yet and sunglasses I just had …

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    Kickstarter Campaign Reboots Classic Freespace Series As A Tabletop Game

    by Matthew Stolpe | When developer Interplay acquired the remaining rights to the Freespace games following THQ’s closure, many old-school gamers hoped for a follow up to the classic sci-fi franchise. While we still don’t know if a Freespace 3 is in the works, Interplay has sanctioned a Kickstarter campaign for Freespace Tactics, a tabletop game set to revive …

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    Polytechnic University to Hold 13th AdCongress

    by Issa Rodriguez | WANNA GO VIRAL? Then, this seminar is for you! The Polytechnic University of the Philippines will hold its 13th AdCongress entitled AdBurst: Ideas Explosion on January 6,7 and 8, 2015. And, we are all inviting you to attend #theSocialClimber: A Seminar on Creating a Successful  Social Media Campaign  on January 6, 2015, Tuesday …

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    Use of Social Media and Mobile Apps for Customer Service Doubled Since 2011

    SINGAPORE, (DWDD) — The use of social media and mobile apps for customer service has doubled since 2011, but according to Nice Systems’ (NASDAQ: Nice) Global Customer Experience Survey, 88 percent of customers still elect to pick up the phone and call. In South-East Asia, the phone is even more important than it is in the …

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    Philippines Ranked First in Asia, Third in the World – Economist

    MANILA, (DWDD) — The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) names the Philippines as the top country in East and South Asia and the third in the world, with the most conducive environment for financial inclusion. In EIU’s maiden edition of the “Global Microscope on the Enabling Environment for Financial Inclusion”, the Philippines together with 54 other …

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    Ringly Brings a Fashionable Element to Wearable Technology

    by Dani Detrude | In June, Ringly announced their new connected ring, a fashionable accessory that syncs with your smartphone to send customizable alerts for phone calls, texts, calendar alerts, car arrivals, and more. Who says that wearable technology has to resemble robotic accessories? You’re likely already familiar with the emergence of smart watches and fitness wearables, …

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    NASA’s Curiosity finds how water helps shape Mars mountain

    WASHINGTON, (DWDD)– U.S. space agency NASA said Monday that Mars’ Mount Sharp, where its Curiosity rover is exploring, was built by sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years. The formation of Mount Sharp, a five-kilometer-high layered mountain at the center of Gale Crater, has been a challenging question for …

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    eHealth: Australia’s First Digital Hospital Opens

    Canberra (DWDD) - Australia’s first hospital with fully integrated, digital eHealth capability opened on Monday in the northeastern Queensland state, the Department for Health said. St Stephen’s Private Hospital, operated by UnitingCare Health in Hervey Bay, has been created by expanding the regional hospital with a new, three-story inpatient hospital with 96 acute care beds and …

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    7 Things to Tell Yourself To Create Great Sales Success

    by Geoffrey James | If you have the world’s best sales process, technology, worksheets, playbooks, sales scripts, and marketing collateral, you will still fail if you don’t have the emotional strength it takes to sell. A while back, I had a conversation with Jeff Keller, author of the bestseller Attitude Is Everything. He described the seven emotions …

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    5 Badass Tips to Grow Your Company to $100 Million and Beyond

    by Cristina Desmarais | Ask most companies to name the holy grail of business and they may talk about meteoric growth and the increased revenue and new customers that come with it. For David Steinberg, CEO of New York City-based big data and digital marketing firm Zeta Interactive, it was a number–$100 million in sales. Not only has …

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    Google Reportedly Developing a New Version of Android for Cars

    by Michael Rougeau | Google is reportedly developing a new version of Android, called Android M, that will go straight into cars. The operating system won’t require vehicles to tether to smartphones to get on the internet, according to sources who spoke with Reuters. Unlike Google’s existing in-car system, Android Auto, Android M will apparently be totally independent of …

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    Cheap App Beats Standalone Sat Navs

    by Rory Buckeridge via TechRadar | If you’re reading Tech Radar you’ve surely got a smartphone in your hands now, reading this, or it’s warming the front area of your jeans. And guess what? Your Android or iThing’s combination of GPS tracking, chips and apps makes it an ideal platform for satnav. You will, of course, have …

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Money | Success

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    All You Need to Know about ‘All-or-Nothing’ vs. ‘Flexible’ Crowdfunding Campaigns

    by Dani Zaharie, HelpRaising.org  | If you’re looking for ways to fund your startup project or initiative, you must have certainly considered raising funds through crowdfunding. After all, crowdfunding allows the best ideas to flourish and if it hadn’t been for this business model, only those with access to sufficient capital would be ruling the roost. …

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    Notch Wins Bidding For $70 Million House Over Jay-Z And Beyonce

    by Matt Helgeson | Jay-Z and Beyonce had their hearts set on this Bevery Hills mansion – but Minecraft creator Notch ended up the winner. This $70 million property has been the subject of a lot of interest, and until recently Jay-Z and Beyonce were told that they were the winning bidders. However, some last minute wrangling …

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    Philippine GDP growth at above 6% until 2016 – ICAEW report

    Manila (DWDD) - The Philippine economy will remain as the fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia until 2016, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ (ICAEW) fourth quarter 2014 Economic Insight showed. The latest ICAEW’s report has compared six largest economies in ASEAN including Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Centre for …

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Retailing Tips & Trends

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    Convenience Stores and their Customers Loyalty

    by Andy Wright | The retail sector on a worldwide scale is a massive one, and companies spend a lot of money on researching their customer base in order to increase customer loyalty. There are many different reasons as to why people go to the stores that they do. From a retailer’s perspective, it is …

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    Cyber Monday is Quickly Becoming Mobile Monday

    by  Jonathan Gandolf, via Exact Target | Ahhhh, Cyber Monday…the made-up retail holiday that all of us online-addicts get lightheaded just thinking about. This fictional holiday meant to complement Black Friday, officially became the largest online shopping day of the year in 2010. Now, just four years later, Cyber Monday is quickly becoming Mobile Monday. …

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