Le Conseil norv gien des consommateurs a d pos mardi des plaintes contre Grindr, l #39;application de rencontres et quatre soci t s de publicit en ligne, dont une appartenant Twitter, pour avoir pr tendument collect des rames d #39;informations personnelles sans consentement.Cette d cision fait suite une enqu te men e par un groupe de militants pour la protection des donn es, notamment le Norwegian Consumer Council, une organisation de protection des consommateurs soutenue par le gouvernement, et None of Your Business (NOYB), une organisation but non lucratif fond e par Max Schrems, le d fenseur autrichien de la vie priv e.
One of the World ''s Largest Online Retailers of Home Goods Uses Google Cloud for Its Hybrid Cloud Strategy
One of the World;s Largest Online Retailers of Home Goods Uses Google Cloud for Its Hybrid Cloud StrategyGoogle Cloud announced that Wayfair one of the world ''s largest online destinations for the home, is using Google Cloud as the foundation for its new hybrid cloud strategy. Wayfair ''s move to the cloud will help the $8 billion global retailer scale its operations, while providing a richer experience for its 19 million active customers, 16,000 employees, and 11,000 suppliers.
New York, NY Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) Global Connect announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Precima , an industry leading, SaaS based provider of powerful retail and customer data applications and analytics, from Alliance Data Systems Corp. (NYSE: ADS). Through this acquisition, Nielsen Global Connect will deepen its portfolio of personalized and addressable pricing, promotion and assortment capabilities by leveraging Precima s consumer loyalty and retailer analytics solutions. This deal brings Precima s loyalty data backed collaboration programs and retail relationships to Nielsen Global Connect clients, globally. Precima s employees will now integrate into the Nielsen Global Connect organization. Using AI and machine learning algorithms, Precima s industry leading Transaction Log (TLog) and Loyalty Customer Relationship Management (CRM) data platform has been a foundational resource for global companies both big and small. The addition of Precima into Nielsen Global Connect s portfolio will allow Nielsen to accelerate its new product capabilities while also strengthening existing products within its analytic suite. By bringing Precima into its measurement framework, Nielsen Global Connect will achieve a heightened advantage in the loyalty and personalization space, furthering its ability to help brands plan and measure the impact and success of personalized consumer offerings.
Nielsen Global Connect announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Precima , an industry leading, SaaS based provider of powerful retail and customer data applications and analytics, from Alliance Data Systems Corp. (NYSE: ADS). Through this acquisition, Nielsen Global Connect will deepen its portfolio of personalized and addressable pricing, promotion and assortment capabilities by leveraging Precima s consumer loyalty and retailer analytics solutions. This deal brings Precima s loyalty data backed collaboration programs and retail relationships to Nielsen Global Connect clients, globally. Precima s employees will now integrate into the Nielsen Global Connect organization.
This intelligence report provides a comprehensive analysis of the ;Global Natural Perfume Market. This includes Investigation of past progress, ongoing market scenarios, and future prospects. Data True to market on the products, strategies and market share of leading companies of this particular market are mentioned. It s a 360 degree overview of the global market;s competitive landscape. The report further predicts the size and valuation of the global market during the forecast period.Definition: Fragrances and perfumes have improved the grooming habits of individuals and have become important products of day to day life. Perfume and fragrance products are used to relieve unpleasant body smell produced due to sweating. Plant based fragrances include natural plant extracts such as herbs, flowers, leaves, fruit, and veg, usually in the form of essential oils to create a fresh sparkling aroma.
According to the new 2020 Consumer Shopping Trends survey of more than 1,100 consumers from Sensormatic Solutions, 64% of respondents still prefer to engage with in store associates. Thirty percent prefer a retailer s mobile app, while only 5% prefer robot assistants.While consumers prefer to connect with humans for in store assistance, they don t think it s necessary at the point of sale (POS). Over half (55%) of respondents said they always or usually use self checkout to make a purchase in store. Additionally, those who shop more frequently are more likely to use self checkout. Findings revealed 30% of everyday shoppers always use self checkout, compared to 17% of those who only shop a few times a week.
During the Consumer Technology Association state of the industry presentation at CES in Las Vegas, Dario Gil, director of IBM Research, launched IBM Q System One, a machine he claimed was the world s first integrated quantum system.Explaining why quantum computing was needed, Gil said: It doesn t matter how many transistors you throw at them, or how much AI artificial intelligence and data you have available, some problems are simply intractable.
We had urged the Maharashtra State Agriculture Marketing Board (MSAMB) to act against illegal weekly vegetable markets, but they have put the onus on us. So we will carry out a survey of the weekly vegetable markets and take action against those operating illegally, said Madhav Jagtap, deputy municipal commissioner.In 2016, the Maharashtra government had launched a programme to put farmers in direct touch with consumers by setting up weekly vegetable markets. The programme was to be implemented by the MSAMB on land provided by respective civic bodies.
Market Options:VR Glasses market report launched by Market Analysis Place examines market scheme, key drivers, restraints, aggressive outlook, key challenges, adoption developments, future progress potentials, and income chain evaluation. Necessary information is organized, dealt with, and spoken to by a gathering of authorities utilizing assorted methodology procedures and logical devices akin to SWOT evaluation. Graphical presentation methods akin to graphs, charts, infographics, and tables are used to correspond information and figures to the understanding of the VR Glasses market. The report is dedicated to fulfilling the necessities of the shoppers by giving them thorough insights into the market. This can assist the client with comprehension and decide on the proper selection. It focuses on the totally different market segmentations to comprehend its full consumer potential.
In India, a new data revolution led by cheap internet tariffs and explosive growth in consumer internet platforms are giving rise to rich data sets, which in turn can be used for consumer analytics and for targeting online ads. Increasingly, small to large enterprises and tech startups have begun turning towards cloud computing resources to store, process, and eventually use analytics to better serve customers.In a recent interview on the sidelines of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) annual developer conference in Las Vegas, Navdeep Manaktala, director and head of digital native (startup) business, AWS India, spoke about how new and emerging data sets are prompting Indian startups and other enterprises to migrate to the cloud. Edited excerpts:
2019 was a mixed bag in terms of technology trends. On one hand, the consumers finally started really worrying about their data and big tech made some big promises to safeguard it, on the other, deepfakes went mainstream and are surprisingly each to create, becoming an even bigger cause of concern in the era of fake news and misinformation campaigns. 5G and foldable smartphones also generated a lot of buzz this year but both technologies are yet to reach the masses. Cloud gaming, streaming wars, TikTok, virtual assistants, and electric cars were some of other tech trends in 2019. So, here''s a quick look at the 10 best and worst tech trends of this year.
Beyond Xiaomi and Realme, one Chinese smartphone brand that has seen amazing growth in India is Vivo which will double down on its efforts to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled 5G devices in 2020 to match the fast paced lifestyle of consumers, a top company executive said on Wednesday. The brand took a big leap with capturing 17 percent market share its highest ever in the third quarter (July September period) this year.It is now third in the India smartphone market after Xiaomi and Samsung and according to Nipun Marya, Director Brand Strategy, Vivo India, the brand has recorded its highest ever market share of 23 percent for the month of October (according to German market research firm GfK).
The year 2019 is about to end, but what a year it has been for smartphones. The industry was hypercompetitive, driving innovation at a breakneck pace while dramatically influencing the price to value ratio. Some highly anticipated concepts like foldable phones finally became a reality to mixed reception, while the design and capabilities of regular smartphones were also advanced by leaps and bounds. We went from 48 megapixel cameras to 108 megapixel shooters on a phone, all in a single year. But at the same time, consumers became more conscious about the software experience, regular updates, security patches, accessibility, and other such aspects.To be fair, 2019 ushered in a tonne of new trends and turned nascent ideas into mainstream stuff, which make it difficult to select just ten of them. After much discussion and debate, here are our picks for the top ten smartphone trends of the year 2019:
That;s a lot of money, but Rivian;s not your typical startup, as it;s aiming to bring fully electric vehicles to market, including the R1T pickup truck and the R1S sport utility vehicle. Both of those are consumer cars, which the company aims to bring to market starting at the end of next year #8212; and Rivian is also working with Amazon on all electric delivery vans, of which the commerce giant has ordered 100,000, with a target of starting deliveries of the first of those in 2021.Rivian ''s new monster round includes participation from Amazon and Ford Motor Company, along with funds advised by T. Rowe Price Associates and BlackRock, the company said in a release. It ''s not adding any new board seats attached to this funding, and it ''s not sharing any further details on the specific funds involved in the investment at this time.
Motorola is delaying the launch of the foldable Razr smartphone in North America, saying demand for the $1,500 device has outstripped its supply predictions.The handset, announced in November, was supposed to become available for pre order in December and begin shipping to customers in January. "Motorola has decided to adjust Razr''s presale and launch timing to better meet consumer demand," the Lenovo Group Ltd. unit said Friday in a statement. "We are working to determine the appropriate quantity and schedule to ensure that more consumers have access to Razr at launch."
Employees and job applicants. Certain information collected from (or about) employees and job applicants in the course of employment will be outside of the scope of the CCPA until January 1, 2021. This includes emergency contact information, so long as it is only used for that purpose. It also covers information that an applicant, employee, etc. provides in the context of applying for or receiving benefits for that individual or others related to the individual, again so long as it is only used for that purpose. This leaves any other information that is received from any of these individuals in any other context. Examples are when an employee makes a purchase, signs up for a newsletter, or otherwise. We ve written in detail about this exemption at our Brief Guide for Covered Employers. Businesses covered by CCPA are still required to give employees job applicants notice of the collection use practices and are also prohibited from collected additional information or using for additional purposes without first providing notice. Notices must be given at or before the time of collection of the information. The amendment does not apply to the employee or job applicant s private right of action under Section 1798.150 in the event of a data breach of such information.B2B information. This amendment temporarily exempts information reflecting a written or verbal communication or a transaction between the business and a consumer, where the consumer is a natural person who is acting as an employee, owner, director, officer, or contractor of a company, partnership, sole proprietorship, non profit, or government agency and whose communications or transaction with the business occur solely within the context of the business conducting due diligence regarding, or providing or receiving a product or service to or from such company, partnership, sole proprietorship, non profit, or government agency. The amendment takes out of the CCPA scope any personal information in this context, whether the business the buyer or seller of goods or services, including when the business is preparing to buy or sell goods or services. The exemption in this amendment extends request for deletion (1798.105), request to know (1798.110), disclosure of information sharing (1798.115), and 1798.135 (implementing do not sell requests). The amendment does not exempt a CCPA covered business from its Do Not Sell obligations, therefore, if your business collects this type of B2B information and sells in the meaning of the CCPA, you will be required to put a Do Not Sell My Personal Information link on your website, or provide some other means by which individuals can opt out of such sales.
PinterestTwitterFacebookPinterestTwitterThe year that is soon to end will be noted in the annals of automotive history as a moment when the electric car finally started to catch on in the U.S. This year, for the first time, a host of mainstream and luxury automakers brought their strengths to the development and introduction of battery powered vehicles. Sales were not overwhelming electric vehicles (EVs) still have a host of issues to overcome in the minds of many consumers, mainly the fear that 200 miles of range will not be enough for them to complete whatever outlier once a year task they may one day need to complete. However, EVs were about 2% of the overall market, nearly triple of what sales were just five years ago. Things are shifting. (Speaking of shifting, more people bought EVs than bought cars with manual transmissions.)
Full screen 1 2 Read more on:ElectricRetro This Sixties inspired electric motorcycle is hiding some properly groundbreaking tech, or so says its maker. Set to be revealed at January s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NAWA Technologies Racer uses a hybrid battery, which mixes conventional lithium ion cells with ultracapacitors.Yep, ultracapacitors. NAWA says its carbon based ultracapacitors mean faster charging, better energy regeneration (up to 80 per cent), more performance and range, a longer lasting battery and less weight. The efficiency improvements made by a hybrid ultracapacitor battery system, it says, can reduce the size of the lithium ion battery by up to half, or extend the range by up to double.
In a written reply in the Lok Sabha on 11 December, Piyush Goyal, minister of commerce and industry disclosed the number of complaints filed on the National Consumer Helpline (NCH) related to fraud through online shopping websites. The numbers indicates that there is an increase of 575% in complaints related to online shopping fraud in last 4 years.National Consumer Helpline