There are many areas of marketing technology that are considered “hot” right now.And yet MarketsandMarkets forecasts that the global event management software market alone is expected to grow from $5.10 billion in 2014 to $7.78 billion by 2019.Despite all the event creation, promotion, attendee check-in, and management solutions available — both at the low end and within the enterprise — many companies still run their respective seminars and conferences exactly as they used to decades ago.In B2B circles, the days of stapling business cards to manually completed “lead sheets” are still with us.Even now, with smartphones and tablets as prevalent as they are, double-entry of attendees is rife, and sales reps have no clue when an “important person” walks into the conference hall.Today, Attend wants to change that for good with the release of a new mobile app that augments its existing event management platform.
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• Some individuals, like Beyoncé and Steve Jobs, had already made it big.While working as a secretary for the London office of Amnesty International, Rowling was fired for daydreaming too much about Harry Potter, and her severance check would help her focus on writing for the next few years.During these years, she got married, had a daughter, got divorced, and was diagnosed with clinical depression before finally finishing the book in 1995."When I got to Dallas, I was struggling — sleeping on the floor with six guys in a three-bedroom apartment," Cuban writes in his book "How to Win at the Sport of Business."He went on to study business at Baruch College and served in the Army until the age of 24 when he left to work for Brooks Brothers.Her relationship with Levin eventually ended because he did not want to marry or have children.
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Dog insurance is a significant differences between different insurance companies.the price difference can form up to hundreds of euro, estimates, Insurance and financial advice Fine.the Dog can assure its death, in addition to which animal insurance is replaced by, for example, veterinary expenses and liability insurance on the dog of the damage caused by the cost.Insurance terms, for example, the deductible and the maximum compensation amount for vary greatly, which is why the consumer is difficult to compare them.STT interviewed according to experts, it is essential to check for example, what diseases and injuries insurance will be replaced and what does not."What is the compensation scope, the deductible and the maximum amount of compensation?
Over the years Facebook has changed and evolved as a platform in the ways it allows you to administer contests.There s been a few considerable changes in recent years:In this guide we ll take you through all of the available options at your disposal when running a Facebook contest, the rules you need to abide by and what some of the most commonly used approaches are.There s two different guidelines that apply to promotion which depend on how you administer it.Under the Encourage proper use section:Only incentivize a person to log into your app, enter a promotion on your app s Page, or check-in at a place.
Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale.Airlines who force passengers to check their bags at the gate should pay out an automatic $500 to those affected.Since that’s not the case, we have another option.Everlane’s $98 Weekender is a stylish, durable, reasonably-priced, water-resistant bag that definitely fits in that overhead compartment.It sports real leather, twill fabrication, and gunmetal feet, and should still hold enough clothes for, ahem, a weekend.
Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale.Airlines who force passengers to check their bags at the gate should pay out an automatic $500 to those affected.Since that’s not the case, we have another option.Everlane’s $98 Weekender is a stylish, durable, reasonably-priced, water-resistant bag that definitely fits in that overhead compartment.It sports real leather, twill fabrication, and gunmetal feet, and should still hold enough clothes for, ahem, a weekend.
Google Home will be released later this yearGoogle has unveiled a voice-controlled, AI-powered robot assistant that can be ordered to turn the lights down, play music or order a taxi.Google Home, a pint-sized speaker and microphone combination, is designed to sit in a room and respond to its owner's every command, from answering questions to checking the weather.Google's Mario Queiroz unveils HomeThe device is similar to the Amazon Echo, which was released in the US in 2014.By always listening, Google Home can respond to any queries just by users saying "OK Google" and issuing a command, rather than having to type a phrase into a search engine or check emails to dig out flight details."Computing is evolving beyond phones, and people are using it in context across many scenarios, be it in their television, be it in their car, be it something they wear on their wrist or even something much more immersive," Google's chief executive Sundar Pichai said.Google, which unveiled Home at I/O, its annual developer conference, said it would be released later in the year.
And despite the overflow of data available to marketers today, some still struggle with identifying who you are.In her blog post, Principal Marketing Manager for HubSpot's optimization team Pamela Vaughan defines personas as fictional, generalized representations of your ideal customers.Taryn Collins, content manager and Web editor for cloud platform Acquia, points out that personas are representations of real customers while segments are groups of actual customers that share similar traits.In a blog post, Gartner's VP of Content Publishing Heather Pemberton Levy writes that personas are built from a combination of the following data points:Demographic income, geography, level of education, age Psychographic values, opinions, interests, aspirations, attitudes, and lifestyles Ethnographic observations of customers in their daily routines Transactional historical customer relationship data, first- and third-party purchase data, post-sale services Behavioral: engagement across channels Buffer Content Crafter Kevan Lee also encourages marketers to check their site analytics for traffic trends; do some social listening to see what problems or concerns customers are talking about; conduct surveys to learn about customers' goals, values, and pain points; and collect feedback from other departments, like customer service.Once marketers obtain this information, Lee says they should stitch it together to bring the persona to life.There's no perfect number of personas one needs to create, but Levy says four to eight is typical.
Streaming video may be what Netflix is best known for, but now the company also offers a tool for checking the speed of your personal internet connection.You don t have to be a Netflix member to use the website, nor does it throw any ads at you.You literally just go to the website and wait for it to quickly report its findings.When you re experiencing streaming issues, fast.com allows you to check the download speeds you re getting from your Internet service provider, wrote David Fullagar, Netflix s vice president of content delivery architecture, in a blog post published today.While they re certainly useful, the company s motives in launching them are likely not 100 percent altruistic.Plus, the tool may inspire users to opt for faster internet, which would in turn improve their streaming experience — and thus their Netflix satisfaction.
The net menace was the one-time world's biggest bot worming its way since 2008 through millions of machines across every country in the world, smashing through social networks including Facebook, Skype, and popular email services.It exploits a Windows vulnerability CVE-2008-4250 shuttered in a Microsoft critical update that year.Check Point says it registered the worm as the chief threat last month noting it was behind 17 percent of malware attacks.Their creation has remained in headlines since 2008 having infected a swath of cheap hard drives and USBs, and even police body-worn cameras in the United States.Check Point noted Conficker's dominance last December, and CERT UK recently said it found more than half a million infections in April .Its rootkit was thought to reside on more than a million machines and is still operating thanks to an incomplete command and control take down effort in 2013.
Google Classroom is being joined by a new Coursework API that will allow developers to have their applications further integrate with the aforementioned Classroom service.Classroom is Google s educational management system for teachers and schools, and it uses the company s own Drive platform.Today, Google has announced updates to its Classroom offering, saying that, among other things, reporting systems and gradebooks can now be setup to sync students grades with Google Classroom, removing the time sink of manually transferring grades.Developers also have the newly gained ability to store files in the same Drive folder as the rest of the resources in a class, or use course groups to manage file sharing permissions, says Google.The company already has some partners in testing with the new features, including GeoGebra, OpenEd, and Tynker, all of them being educational platforms.Until then, check out our Google I/O portal for all the news fresh off the ground floor.
NEW: Google Home is the internet firm's latest productGoogle is already a huge part of daily lives but now it wants to help you even further.The tech giant has just unveiled its Google Home speaker which not only plays music but can become a fully functional personal assistant.Ask it what time you need to leave the house or how bad the traffic is and Home will tell you.Google is boasting that the Home will even be able to change dinner reservations, text friends, check flight delays and even set the heating via Google's Nest.Google Home can also stream entertainment around your home including music and movies.There's no word on when Google Home will become available or any prices but the firm has confirmed it should launch later this year.
Android Pay can be used in shops, to travel around London and for in-app purchasesGoogle's Android Pay is now available in the UK, allowing you to make quick contactless payments from your smartphone.The contactless payment system has partnered with supported banks to register your chosen debit or credit card to make payments on contactless terminals in shops, on London s TfL networks and for in-app purchases.Check if your bank is supporting the service from launch with our list below:Banks supporting Android Pay from launchLloyds BankNationwideBank of ScotlandHalifaxM BankHSBCFirst DirectMBNABanks yet to support Android PaySantanderNatWestBarclaysBarclaycardTesco BankTSBAmerican Expressboon.For amounts higher than £30, the owner must enter their security code, fingerprint or lock pattern.Works with both contactless and traditional payment terminalsRequires fingerprint authenticationExclusive to Samsung smartphonesIs there a limit?Lost or stolen phones can be located, locked and wiped remotely through Android Device Manager.
The prism will provide cheaper solar cells. Say goodbye to ordinary street lights: Now cement is mixed with fluorescent plastic - which in turn recharged by sunlight. University of San Nicolas Hidalgo in Mexico are behind the technology that you can read in the Huffington Post Tech. Check out Google's gigapixel camera that captures every minimal detail of famous artists. Some museums get the camera free, notifies Google. Now is smart technology that alerts when the tampon needs to be changed, writes Mashable.
Flights are getting cheaper this year, but prices vary depending on your destination.To figure out whether a flight is actually a good deal, Luiz Maykot, a data science analyst for Adobe, came up with a simple formula.The formula is pretty straightforward: multiply the trip s round-trip miles by $0.032, then add $230.Maykot explains how he came up with the formula:I calculated the average price paid by everyone in the data sample, based on how many days in advance they purchased their tickets up to 300 days in advance .Put simply, the number you crunch gives you a general idea of what the majority of flight prices have been in recent years.MarketWatch explains the formula in a little more detail and also includes a calculator to help you do the math, so check out the full post at the link below.
The prism will provide cheaper solar cells. Say goodbye to ordinary street lights: Now cement is mixed with fluorescent plastic - which in turn recharged by sunlight. University of San Nicolas Hidalgo in Mexico are behind the technology that you can read in the Huffington Post Tech. Check out Google's gigapixel camera that captures every minimal detail of famous artists. Some museums get the camera free, notifies Google. Now is smart technology that alerts when the tampon needs to be changed, writes Mashable.
Android N, the version of Android for which Google is actively seeking a name, will receive auto-updates in a bid to deal with fragmentation issues.With Android N, the system update will automatically download newly available system images in the background, eliminating the annoying Android is updating window — instead, the next time you start your phone, the new version will be in place and ready to use.Android fragmentation issues have been a big source of criticism in developer circles, with Android users across the globe running a wide variety of different versions and, in many cases, having to wait many months to get their hands on features and updates.Google needs to get new versions out to Android users faster, and it has taken big steps in making that happen with Android N.Early previews of Android N hinted at the direction Google was heading with its mobile OS, teasing a transition into a framework that would expedite updates across the board, including customizations from carriers.Google has dropped a bunch of details about products -- existing and new -- at its event today, including the much-anticipated Google Home device and Google Assistant, the brain behind it.Details are still rolling in live, so be sure to check out our Google portal, as well as the timeline below!
Today, Google is delivering its annual I/O keynote live in California.On top of the usual excitement, this keynote will be delivered in 360 degree, VR-capable video!You can watch it via the YouTube embed above once it s live.If you re not familiar with how 360 videos work, you can check out this one here.That also means you can pop your phone into your Google Cardboard kit if you have one and watch the whole keynote in VR.If you don t want to tune into the whole show, we ll have a roundup of the most important bits after the keynote is done.
GIFMastering the game of chess is infinitely complicated, but getting started just got easier with a chess board that s perfectly set up and ready to go as soon as you open the box.Before newcomers can even begin to start learning how the various chess pieces move around the board, they have to know what squares the pawns, bishops, rooks, knights, kings, and queens all call home.GIFAs a game of chess plays out, captured pieces are returned to their designated and labeled slots in the game s box.The bottom of each piece, and the double-sided chess board, are all magnetic.The game s design also helps ensure that every piece is accounted for at the end of a game, and that none of them go missing when it s being haphazardly stuffed into your game shelf.It s not indestructible, but should certainly survive being swept off the table in a rage every time your partner puts you in check.
Stop using switches, we are well no animals either? With a Knocki on any surface in your home, you can tap on the wall to turn the lights on, change the channel or snooze a little longer. Shut up and take my money, seems to be the instinctive reaction on Kickstarter. In one hour drug Knocki their demanded 35 000 dollars, and less than a day later, the figure has multiplied. Knocki is a small box that can be attached to any surface and can be programmed to recognize up to ten different tapping patterns. Play Replay with sound Play with Sound 00:00 00:00 Kickstarter Alert icon arrow down icon arrow-left icon arrow-right icon arrow-thin-left icon arrow-thin-right icon arrow-up icon backer badge icon bar-chart icon bell icon bookmark icon fire-assets icon calendar icon cart icon chat icon check icon clipboard icon clock icon close icon closed-caption icon Compose icon conversion icon Direct-left icon direct-right icon Direct-up icon download icon drop-down icon embed icon expand icon facebook-box icon facebook icon flag icon globe icon grid icon heart icon help icon image icon info icon instagram icon kickstarter circle icon kickstarter icon leaf icon link icon location pin icon lock icon mail icon menu icon Move icon music icon Pause icon pin icon pinterest icon play icon plus-circle icon plus icon report icon ribbon icon Search icon share icon star icon stop icon while icon thumbs-up icon tools icon trash icon tumblr icon twitter icon unlink icon user icon video icon view-all icon vine icon volume-up icon volume icon write icon youtube icon
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