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Mobile payments in the US poised to accelerate after a quiet 2017

Mobile payments in the US poised to accelerate after a quiet 2017

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Mobile payment is witnessing a healthy growth around the planet. However, countries endowed with more fleshed-out credit card networks have been astoundingly lagging behind with a relatively slow and fragmented rate of growth. The United States (US) is one of the countries that have garnered a low usage rate in 2017. This year, nonetheless, the adoption of mobile payment is expected to receive a boost as several service providers are reacting. What is a modern mobile wallet? A mobile wallet is a mobile application where consumers can not only verify their financial accounts or make payments but also store and organize coupons, loyalty programs, payment cards, tickets, car-insurance identification or other digital items. There exist several mobile wallets and certain tout other features...
A Best POS System For A Growing Business

A Best POS System For A Growing Business

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We are now living in a fast changing world. It is especially so in the technology world with new models of electronic devices being added to the market place. Users are trying to keep up with the latest, high tech models when they find that the older versions are not able to handle the latest software. Things are also moving and changing fast in the business world as well. Whatever the size of your business, small scale or big time business, business owners have no choice but to also try to keep up with the latest technology. In order to stay abreast of their business rivals and stay in competition, business owners have to change and adapt to the new ways of doing business. For those who are so used to the traditional ways of doing business, they have to humbly learn and adjust to new way...
Tips for safe online shopping ahead of end-of-year festivities

Tips for safe online shopping ahead of end-of-year festivities

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More and more people are loving online shopping. According to The National Retail Federation, online retail will have grown by 8% to 12% by the end of 2017, reflecting a growth rate three times higher than that of total retail sales. As the end-of-year festivities are approaching at a rapid pace, more customers are tempted into shopping sprees. To shop online safely, it is important to follow these basic rules. Online shopping comes with its load of conveniences and traps Online shopping is very convenient, especially at this period of the year: customers do not have to fight traffic to reach crowded shopping malls and keep circling the parking lot to find a free parking. Online stores are open 24/7 and it is easy to compare prices between different retailers while reading both customer ...
YouTube Playlist Downloader

YouTube Playlist Downloader

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Our life is so involved in social media network these days we use it for the purpose of entertainment as well the source of information. One of these social media networks is the YouTube. Almost all the population of this world is aware of what YouTube is because every time we have to see a video of something the first thing that comes to our mind is the YouTube. But the one thing about YouTube is that you cannot download all the videos you watch there and there are sometimes when you have to see the video without turning on the mobile data or Wi-Fi and in such condition we are in desperate need to find out how to download YouTube playlist and for that purpose we need a YouTube playlist downloader. To download playlist there are various types of YouTube playlist downloader that you can use...
Volara and Amazon Alexa: Driving Efficiency in Hotel Service

Volara and Amazon Alexa: Driving Efficiency in Hotel Service

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Harnessing the Power of Volara’s Software on Amazon Alexa Las Vegas, Nevada – December 1, 2017 -- This morning’s keynote address from Amazon Chief Technology Officer, Werner Vogels, examined the potential of Amazon Alexa in the enterprise and highlighted the measurable business impact that Volara’s Voice Hub for the Hospitality Industry is already having at hotels across the country. Volara has been collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) over the past year to deploy and manage Amazon Echo Dot devices in hotels across the country. The devices leverage the just announced Alexa for Business and run Volara’s software - which enables local management of the voice-based interactions engaging guests and seamlessly integrates those interactions into the leading technologies operating in ho
Benefits of Using an IT Staffing Service

Benefits of Using an IT Staffing Service

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Whether your business provides primarily IT services or you need to staff the IT department within your company, you know the importance of hiring qualified IT professionals for your business to run smoothly. Finding qualified IT personnel can be difficult and time-consuming, which is why many companies are choosing to use IT staffing solutions services to help them find the right employees. Here are some of the benefits of using a staffing agency to help you find qualified IT professionals.  Save Time Hiring any employee can be a major drain on company time and resources as you or a team of people sift through applications, resumes, and references. Finding quality IT professionals can be even more difficult because you're looking for a specific set of skills. You can drastically reduc
How to make some extra cash off your website

How to make some extra cash off your website

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The online culture has become a way of life for many people and in some cases even a way for many people to make a living from, which is just great. How do they do this? One of the best ways to make money online is to make use of a website either do the following, Make money from blog posting and/or web content writing services – Ghostwriting and Guest blogging are great ways to get your name out there and to help build a follower network. Open an online store and sell your goods online to make a living – a good example of this is selling your screen printed clothing online. As you have probably noticed by now both of these options make use of an online website which is the perfect way to start anything online and begin to make money. Step 1 The first step which you will w
Record shopping season expected for Christmas

Record shopping season expected for Christmas

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With Christmas just around the corner, many retailers and delivery companies are predicting a huge increase in sales this holiday season, thanks to the boom of the e-commerce shopping channels. With the growth of e-commerce over the past two years, even the National Retail Federation (NRF) are expecting the holiday sales to shoot up. NRF expects four percent increase According to the NRF's forecast figures, they expect the holiday sales for this season to jump around 3.6 to 4 percent on last year's figures, increasing holiday sales for 2017 to around 680 billion U.S. dollars. Matthew Shay, CEO and president of the NRF, said of the figures, "Our forecast reflects the very realistic steady momentum of the economy and overall strength of the industry." E-commerce sales are expected to top o...
Smishing – The Next Cyber Threat

Smishing – The Next Cyber Threat

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Cyber attackers have been making headlines more and more off lately. Despite having a robust information security system, we fail at securing data, mainly because we do not focus on data encryption. What’s next ? You have no data. Data that is not encrypted can be easily stolen and what happens next will be your worst nightmare. Well, let’s not get there, but would you be surprised if we tell you that the internet bad guys are back again with yet another type of attack, that is power packed to devastate you in an instant? Smishing, have you heard about it yet? Derived from the word phishing, smishing is the act of using mobile phone text messages i.e SMS to lure victims to take an immediate action, for example visiting a malicious website, downloading malicious malware like trojan horse,
Building the future of shopping with digital wallets

Building the future of shopping with digital wallets

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Even if the adoption and acceptance of digital wallets seem to be stagnating for the moment, businesses and customers are nevertheless busy taking measures and adopting innovative practices for the future. A Forrester Consulting research commissioned by JPMorgan Chase, and published in September 2017, highlights how the digital wallet landscape is being prepared for the next wave of progress. Consumers are still exploring digital wallets options The research determined that consumers can be classified into three categories when it comes to the use of digital wallets. If the ones using digital wallets appreciate features such as order ahead and pay, many still feel skeptical regarding the security features of such transactions. It is expected that 41 percent of consumers are going to try