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Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives – Digiday

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some CPG companies is to look to Amazon alternatives. Retailers who spoke at the IGD Online and Digital Summit last week said the looming power of Amazon was leading them…

What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce … – Forbes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

An employee restocks shelves of school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in Burbank, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Wal-Mart Stores is scheduled to release earnings figures on August 17. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth. Walmart is the third-largest online marketplace in the U.S. and it’s also growing total online sales faster than Amazon and eBay. Let’s take…

DxO’s detachable smartphone camera is finally coming to Android … – The Verge

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Two years ago, DxO — the company best known for issuing scores for the best (and worst) smartphone cameras on the market — released a curious little camera called the DxO One that plugged into the Lightning port of iPhones and iPads. Now that camera is finally coming to Android. DxO announced today that the company is launching a USB Type-C version of the One that should work with most…

NASCAR official explains penalty on No. 48 team at Talladega – Nascar

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Elton Sawyer, NASCAR’s Vice President, Officiating and Technical Inspection, appeared on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Monday morning and explained why the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team was penalized toward the end of Sunday’s Alabama 500. During the red-flag period, NASCAR ended Johnson’s day when it was deemed that his crew was working on the car while the red flag was displayed. In a post-race interview with NBC, Johnson said he…

Shannon Sharpe: We all believe Kap has been whiteballed | FOX … – FOXSports.com

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

– Unless there’s email, a paper trail, maybe you have someone that was close to an owner and he overheard conversation. I just don’t know how you’d prove this. We all believe it, Skip, that Colin Kaepernick has been whiteballed. That because of his stance that he took against social injustice and police brutality against unarmed people of color, we believe that is being held against him. But it doesn’t…

How to Take Great Photos with the Canon EOS 80D – Tom’s Guide

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The 24-megapixel EOS 80D continues Canon’s line of excellent midrange DSLRs. This $1,099 model produces great images and offers fast autofocus, improved dynamic range and high ISO performance. Credit: CanonThe EOS 80D is a great camera for videographers, enthusiasts and those who want to grow their skills. Here are some quick and easy tips and tricks to help you make the most of this DSLR. $1,099.00 Amazon Quick Tips 1….

In Navya Ayodhya, see 7D Ramlila, Ramayana light and sound show – Times of India

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Lucknow: A 7D Ramlila, light and sound show on the Ramayana and a musical fountain that works on the tune of Hanuman Chalisa are some of the attractions that will become part of Navya Ayodhya. As part of the thrust on religious tourism in the temple town of Ayodhya, the Aditya Nath Yogi government will create Navya or new Ayodhya to attract tourists who have high capacity to spend. According…

DxO’s detachable smartphone camera is finally coming to Android – The Verge

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Two years ago, DxO — the company best known for issuing scores for the best (and worst) smartphone cameras on the market — released a curious little camera called the DxO One that plugged into the Lightning port of iPhones and iPads. Now that camera is finally coming to Android. DxO announced today that the company is launching a USB Type-C version of the One that should work with most…

The Photography Industry is Changing: Tips From the Pros on How to Succeed – PetaPixel (blog)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Photographers know that in this industry, technology, tastes, and trends change on a near-daily basis. This means a constant evolution in the way they work, create, and run their businesses. Zenfolio moderated a lively discussion between 6 industry powerhouses to discuss the changes they see coming, and how they manage to find financial, personal, and business success in a volatile creative field. Read on to see how you can make…

How to make your MacBook Pro battery last longer: 6 tips … – TechRepublic

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Recently I purchased a 2017 MacBook Pro. The reasons were actually few, but necessary. As one who depended upon a Chromebook Pixel 2 as my mobile daily driver, I was accustomed to around 12 solid hours of battery life. That had become my norm. So when I dropped the cash for the MacBook, reading I’d get around ten hours of battery life, I thought it would be comparable. Little did…

US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates – BBC News

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Media captionIraqi federal police advance towards disputed city of Kirkuk The US has called for “calm” after Iraqi government forces seized the northern city of Kirkuk and key installations from Kurdish control. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged all parties to “avoid further clashes”. Iraqi soldiers moved into Kirkuk three weeks after the Kurdistan Region held a controversial independence referendum. They are aiming to retake areas under Kurdish control since…

Canadian firm could dodge 300 percent tariff by building jets in Alabama – Washington Post

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

TOP: A Boeing 737 MAX at the 52nd Paris Air Show near Paris in June. ABOVE: Shareholders look at Bombardier’s CS300 aircraft in Mirabel, Quebec, in April last year. After Chicago-based Boeing asked the Commerce Department to look into allegations about Bombardier, the agency ruled against the Canadian jet-maker. (Pascal Rossignol/Reuters; Christinne Muschi)   Canadian jet-maker Bombardier announced Monday that it is selling a controlling stake in its 100- to 150-seat C-series jetliner to…

Hillary Clinton, the NFL, Roy Moore and Other Asides From the President – New York Times

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

“The judge story is an untold story. Nobody wants to talk about it,” he said. “But when you think about it, Mitch and I were saying: That has consequences 40 years out, depending on the age of the judge.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story In praising his record in naming judges to the federal bench, Mr. Trump was eager to assess quality and quantity. He claimed that “some scholars…

Trump’s claim that Obama ‘didn’t make calls’ to families of the fallen – Washington Post

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) “If you look at President Obama and other presidents, most of them didn’t make calls. A lot of them didn’t make calls. I like to call when it’s appropriate, when I think I am able to do it.”—President Trump, news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Oct. 16, 2017 President Trump had an unusually long news conference in the Rose Garden and he was called…

North Korea Warns That Nuclear War Could ‘Break Out Any Moment’ – Bloomberg

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

North Korea warned that a nuclear war “may break out any moment” as the U.S. and South Korea began one of the largest joint naval drills off both the east and west coasts of the peninsula. Kim In Ryong, North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, said on Monday that his nation had become a “full-fledged nuclear power which possesses the delivery means of various ranges” and warned that…

The Pi-Top turns a Raspberry Pi into a laptop to help teach coding … – The Verge

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The original Pi-Top was a modular laptop powered by a Raspberry Pi that came out on Indiegogo back in 2014. Now, the company (also called Pi-Top) is back with an updated version of the laptop that looks to improve on the original in a couple of key ways, via Engadget. The Raspberry Pi is best known as a diminutive mini-computer that’s good for coding projects due to its low cost…

The Mobicase is a laptop bag that doubles as a mobile desk – Digital Trends

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Mobicase features an ergonomic laptop stand that allows you to comfortably use your laptop anywhere you’d like. As they get ever thinner and ever lighter, today’s laptops are also becoming more mobile than ever. But all that mobility is not very useful if operating a laptop away from a desk is something of a chore. After all, your lap isn’t the most ergonomic place for your computer, and with…

Cobalt stand-off key to future of electric vehicles – Financial Times

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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For Washington Post’s innovation sage, the future is coming along … – Poynter (blog)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Shailesh Prakash, the chief information officer for The Washington Post, was in techie heaven as he told a crowded Northwestern University lecture room of geeks and newsies about Hadoop, Spark, MongoDB, Druid, Kafka, HBase, AWS and other Jeff Bezos-inspired gambits married to Post journalism. They all appear to be leaving much of a geriatric, scared and under-resourced newspaper industry in the technological dust. It also helps explain why the paper’s domestic digital…

McClatchy reports third-quarter loss – Fresno Bee

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

McClatchy, publisher of The Fresno Bee and 29 other newspapers, on Monday reported a net loss of $238.9 million in this year’s third quarter, with $230.9 million of that total related to after-tax, non-cash charges. McClatchy said the non-cash charges relate to a non-cash deferred tax valuation allowance and non-cash impairments on newspaper mastheads, and certain equity investments. Craig Forman, McClatchy’s president and CEO, said the charges do not reflect…