PUBLISHED: 11:22 17 January 2019 | UPDATED: 11:31 17 January 2019 Daniel Whytock Today, shoppers want the best of the on and offline world. Picture: PAUL GEATER Archant Daniel Whytock from www.downyourhighstreet.com discusses what tech is likely to impact the retail sector in the coming years. Retail tech is moving fast and high street retailers must act or get left behnind . Picture: GREGG BROWNIs online shopping truly causing the end of high street shopping? Amazon is investing in brick and mortar stores, which suggest that the high street still has a place in our shopping future. As consumers we want the best of both on and offline worlds and more: convenience, choice, and a diverse range of shops and businesses.As grim as things appear to be on the UK high street today, there is a way back - omni-channel retail that seamlessly integrates digital technology is the key to high street survival.But retail tech is moving so quickly that if high street … [Read more...] about How can high streets retailers make best use of technology?
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Nellie Bowles, New York Times 4:46 pm PDT, Sunday, September 23, 2018 FILE - In this Tuesday, May 19, 2009, file photo, Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist.org, speaks during a panel discussion sponsored by Consumer Reports and The Consumerist on how online media is making a difference for consumers, in New York. A $20 million gift from the Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is helping to underwrite The Markup, a news site dedicated to investigating technology and its effect on society. less FILE - In this Tuesday, May 19, 2009, file photo, Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist.org, speaks during a panel discussion sponsored by Consumer Reports and The Consumerist on how online media is making a ... more Photo: Frank Franklin II, Associated Press FILE -- Craigslist founder, Craig Newmark, poses in front of the Craigslist office March 21, 2006 in San Francisco, California. Craig Newmark, a former computer … [Read more...] about News Site to Investigate Big Tech, Helped by Craigslist Founder
12 minutes ago In the wake of controversies involving user privacy data, there have been a number of scandals and congressional hearings, and lots of chatter about how big businesses handle your data. It's always scary to think about what some company might be doing with your information or how much they pry into your personal life. This has been the case for many gamers who discovered that they've been run through the privacy data wringer and that a company known as RedShell has been gathering a lot more data about them than they thought possible. Thankfully, some companies have vowed to remove the software from their games. Bleeping Computer did a detailed report on the incident, which involves a marketing analytics firm known as RedShell. The company uses an API that hooks into user registration forms and pulls the relevant info from the registration and feeds it back through to the publisher. While this may seem benign, it turns out it wasn't just capturing basic user … [Read more...] about Some Game Companies Vow To Remove Controversial Analytics App
Police are struggling to tackle the epidemic in violent moped robberies because they are equipped with outdated technology, the Telegraph has discovered. Knife-wielding thugs, riding high-powered scooters, have been carrying out scores of raids every day, often attacking victims before making off with valuable watches and mobile phones. But out-of-date smartphones, and a failure to make use of already available hardware and software, means officers are often one step behind the criminals they are trying to catch, whereas police in New York City - which has now got a lower murder rate than London - are successfully lowering street crime by bringing together a range of technologies. Here we look at how they are doing it. Rampage in west London On October 16 last year in west London, at around 10:30pm, 18-year-old Nathan Gilmaney and Troy Thomas, then 17, climbed on to a moped from which they had removed the number plates and began an extraordinarily brutal four-hour rampage of … [Read more...] about There’s a weapon that police could deploy against violent crime
11 April 2018 • 12:29am Mark Zuckerberg is facing Congress The Facebook founder being grilled on the Cambridge Analytica data scandal British data company harvested personal information of around 87m Facebook users Mr Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook's failings Boss says Facebook working with Mueller's office on probe A second hearing will be held on Wednesday from 3pm BST Mark Zuckerberg is currently facing a room full of US senators to explain how Facebook allowed the personal information of 87 million unsuspecting users to be harvested by a company employed by Donald Trump to sway voters ahead of the 2016 US presidential election. The notoriously publicity shy chief executive has been meeting with lawyers, law-makers and PR experts in Washington DC to polish his pre-written testimony ahead of this appearance. The billionaire was summoned after the news broke in March that a British-based political … [Read more...] about Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress: Facebook boss backs introducing ‘opt-in’ rules in US