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Realogy launches new AI assistant and social media ad “engine” tool

Realogy launches new AI assistant and social media ad “engine” tool CEO Ryan Schneider says Realogy will “shape the future of the real estate industry” National / Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider with an Amazon Alexa (Credit: Pexels) “Hey, Agent X, schedule an open house.” Realogy has debuted a new set of technology tools for agents, including a voice-activated artificial intelligence assistant called “Agent X” that will run through Amazon’s Alexa platform, and a “Social Ad Engine” designed in col...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Facebook, Las Vegas, Alexa, Eric Gordon, Inman, Keller Williams, Realogy, Kelle, Decca Muldowney, Ryan Schneider, 上海龙凤419论坛, National Realogy, Amazon Alexa Credit, Yannaccone Realogy

What to make of Stephen Ross betting $1M on mayor’s race

What to make of Stephen Ross betting $1M on mayor’s race Related chairman’s donation triples size of new campaign fund New York News Analysis / Stephen Ross of Related (Getty, Wikipedia Commons) After 12 years of loving Michael Bloomberg and seven despising Bill de Blasio, some titans of real estate are ready to splurge on a pro-business mayoral candidate. But which one? And can real estate’s money make a difference anyway? Don’t count on it. First, the news: Related Companies Chairman St...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, New York, Obama, Bloomberg, Bill De Blasio, City Council, Michael Bloomberg, De Blasio, Ross, Dante, Eric Adams, Industry City, Carlos Menchaca, Shaun Donovan, Stephen Ross

Quick Chilli Achar: Indian Chilli Pickle and a sneak peek of my NEW cookbook!

In exactly a week’s time, my latest cookbook – The Instant Pot Vegan Indian Cookbook, will be out in stores! It’s already available for preorder and the Kindle version is currently on sale on Amazon. I really can’t contain my excitement and so, to celebrate with you all, I’m sharing a preview of the book... The post Quick Chilli Achar: Indian Chilli Pickle and a sneak peek of my NEW cookbook! appeared first on Hooked on Heat.
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Popular Recipes, RECIPES: VEGAN, RECIPES: VEGETARIAN, ACHAR, 30-Minutes or Less

What Makes a Finance Guy Leave Everything to Work in Surrogacy

In this podcast, Richard Westoby discusses his own personal surrogacy journey and a complete career change that he never could have anticipated. Transcript Intro: You’re listening to the Australian Family and Fertility Law Podcast. Here’s your host, Stephen Page. Stephen Page: Good day, it’s Stephen Page from Page Provan again. And we’re talking about our series of Australian family and infertility law. And in today’s podcast, I have the joy of talking to Richard. Richar...
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The best laptop bags of 2021 for school and work

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon; Cuyana; Insider Fashion and function are more critical than ever as remote work continues to trend upward. These laptop bags were selected by experts as the best of 2021 for looks, functionality, durability, and varying price ranges. Read more about why you can trust our tech team to provide the best product recommendations. Remote work will likely continue to be the norm in 2021 and beyond. Mo...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Wenger, Commuting, Tumi, Laptops, Samantha Brown, Potomac, Macy, Brown, Levine, Kaya

Editor’s note: Can real estate race ahead?

For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Please Allow Javascript and reload this page. Stuart Elliott An agent at a real estate brokerage in Brooklyn said he routinely witnesses unequal treatment from landlords when he submits applications from Black renters. To deal with it, he said agents at his firm lighten photos of Black applicants to give those clients a better chance. Welcome to the state of race relations in 2020. As we write in one of our cover stori...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, New York, Congress, America, Chicago, Brooklyn, Biden, Hakeem Jeffries, PPP, Black, Trump, Williamsburg, Miami Beach, House Democratic, New York Los Angeles

Amazon Sets The Standard For Every Business | By Shep Hyken

I’ve written about this before. Our customers are smarter than ever when it comes to customer service and receiving a great customer experience. They no longer compare us only to our direct competitors, but instead, to the best service they have received from any company, large or small, global or local. These companies are setting the bar higher. They are forcing everyone in business to up their game, and that’s great for us as customers.
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#Dubai's Emaar considers sale of e-commerce business Namshi -sources | Reuters

Dubai's Emaar considers sale of e-commerce business Namshi -sources | Reuters Dubai's Emaar (EMAR.DU) is weighing options to sell fashion e-commerce business Namshi that may include a listing abroad via a SPAC, three sources familiar with the matter said.An outright sale of Namshi may generate $600 million to $700 million in proceeds, while a listing through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) could be more lucrative, said one of the sources.Emaar, which declined to comment, has appro...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Middle East, Dubai, Uae, Namshi, Reuters, SPAC, Emaar Properties, Global Fashion Group, Emaar, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Emaar Malls, Souq, Reuters Dubai

Hippos are taking over Colombia, and it’s Pablo Escobar’s fault

It’s pretty common knowledge that hippos are indigenous to the continent of Africa, but there’s a population living in a place you’d never expect — Colombia. As in South America. And the root of the hippo problem is even weirder as the country had never been home to a hippo until 30 years ago — all thanks to Pablo Escobar. Before Escobar died in 1993, the drug kingpin decided to create his own private zoo and smuggled several species from other countries into Colombia. After his death, the zo...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Africa, BBC News, Colombia, South America, Npr, The Washington Post, All, Pablo Escobar, El Tiempo, Nataly Castelblanco, Pablo Escobar Before Escobar, Guillermo Ossa Shutterstock

Regent Seven Seas Cruises: 2023-2024 Voyage Collection

CLICK TO VIEW 200 PAGE CATALOG Regent Seven Seas Cruises: 2023-2024 Voyage Collection Regent Seven Seas Cruises has just rolled out its 2023-2024 Voyage Collection. And, we’re happy to share, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is one of our Favorite Ocean Cruise Brands . Regent Seven Seas Cruises®  has unveiled its new 2023-2024 Voyage Collection, featuring exciting new ports of call and immersive cultural experiences in iconic destinations throughout the globe, with reservations opening on August 1...
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TNN: August Travel Book Club “Take More Vacations” by Scott Keyes

This new book by Scott Keyes of Scott's Cheap Flights explains how to get cheap flights and improve your trips. It's half practical tips and half travel philosophy. There's a lot of information in here on how airlines and ticket pricing works. Scott demystifies the entire process. Most of these strategies will apply to you regardless of where you live in the world. GET YOUR COPY If you haven't read this book yet, don't worry, you can get it here on Bookshop or here on Amazon. If pos... ...
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Amazon Upgrades Alexa for Hospitality to Expand and Scale Services

Amazon has augmented the Alexa for Hospitality platform to entice hotels, shared living communities, and other organizations interested in bringing the voice assistant into their properties. The improvements are designed to make adding and expanding Alexa for Hospitality faster and more convenient to install and incorporate a custom version of the system.
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Alexa, Amazon Upgrades Alexa for Hospitality, Scale Services

Weekly Roundup, Friday 6 August 2021

A new Nissan Leaf for under $20k? See last item for details.   369 Supporters (unchanged from last week) Target :  400  Please Join Here   Good morning It has been an exciting week, albeit in a simultaneously fun and frustrating way – trying to arrange my new computer into the most convenient and productive setup.  Plus, I’ve been writing on the topic, putting together a “Buyers’ Guide” to a new laptop.  Many of us are slowly coming to realize that our computers won’t be...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Spacex, UK, Science, London, Greece, Congress, Israel, Miscellaneous, Cars, US, Newsletter, Tesla, Eu

Mayors mull vaccination mandates for county employees, schools open to in-person learning, local celeb chef dies of COVID, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

COVID vaccination PC:Steven Cornfield via Unsplash All 4 Hawaii mayors are considering vaccine mandates for county workers. Potential policy changes would apply to nearly 13,000 workers statewide. Hawaii News Now.Health officials look to add contact tracers. After scaling back its contact tracing program at the start of the year, state health officials are increasing the number of staff used to track COVID-19 cases as the highly ­contagious delta variant causes cases to spike to the highe...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, America, Hawaii, Commission, North Shore, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Kawasaki, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu Harbor, Puna, Federal Transit Administration, Life Care Center

Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 1 August, 2021

We are now something like 18 months into this pandemic.  You would think that by this point, and after all the resources, people, and trillions of dollars spent, we would have at least some semblance of order and consistency in terms of what we do and how we respond to something that is sadly an everyday event – someone coming down with the virus.  In the US, this event has now been repeated almost 36 million times. But please read this article and note how even today, there is absolutely no c...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Florida, Usa, UK, Science, Sweden, Cdc, France, Germany, Massachusetts, US, Georgia, Spain, Cyprus

The 6 best headlamps of 2021, for hiking, camping, or doing housework

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Headlamps offer a hands-free way of hiking or camping at night, and can also be used around the house. The best headlamps should offer long battery life, fit comfortably, and have variable light modes. Our top pick, BioLite's Headlamp 330, is lightweight and comfortable, and has a sweat-wicking headband. A headlamp is one of the most important pieces of anyone's outdoor kit. Unlike an ordinary flashlight, which requires you to physically hold it in y...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Camping, Hiking, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Backpacking, AAA, Strobe, Morse, Owen Burke, Ledlenser, Insider Picks

Amazon-backed Wiliot raises $200 mln in investment led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 | Reuters

Amazon-backed Wiliot raises $200 mln in investment led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 | Reuters Wiliot, a technology company backed by Amazon Web Services (AMZN.O) and Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O), said on Tuesday it raised $200 million in a funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2.The company, which makes chips that can be embedded on product packaging to help track items during their manufacturing, shipping, and sale, did not disclose the valuation at which the funds were raised.Its technology can b...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Israel, Taiwan, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, SoftBank Vision Fund, Wiliot, Reuters Wiliot, Amazon Web Services AMZN O, Qualcomm Inc QCOM O, California Germany Ukraine Australia

The 5 best electric scooters of 2021 for high-mileage commuters, weekend riders, and kids

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky An electric scooter is a convenient mode of transportation that's great for commuting or running errands. The best have enough range to get around town, travel at speeds of 20 mph and up, and are highly portable. Our top pick, the Ninebot KickScooter by Segway ES4, is a versatile scooter that gets up to 28 miles of range. Thanks to improvements in technology and design over the past few years, electric scooters have gone from curious novelties to a bonafi...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Transportation, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Xiaomi, Bird, Commuting, Scooter, Electric Scooters, Maxx, Amazon Built, Amazon Lightweight

Breaking up Monopolies

In a comment to a recent post on monopolies, Viveka wrote, “I will cheer the day a Google or Amazon is broken up into a bunch companies. That day is not far off.” As the old witticism goes, be careful… Continue reading →
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, Uncategorized, Viveka

The 6 best commuter bikes of 2021 for any budget

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Commuter bikes offer a cost-effective and fitness- and environmentally-friendly way to get around town. The best are comfortable to ride, handle casual terrain, and withstand various weather conditions. Our top pick, Brooklyn Bicycle Co.'s Franklin 3, has a comfortable, upright design and features quality components. The concept of a commuter bike is simple: A functional, comfortable bicycle that's capable of getting you to and from work, the store, ar...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Trends, Walmart, Features, Cycling, Buying Guide, Biking, Commuters, Core, Bosch, Assembly, Bedford, Brooklyn New York

Millennials are breaking free from their desk jobs and working remotely in places like Mexico - leaving a path of destruction in their wake

Hello!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider's Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.What we're going over today:"Digital nomads" are destroying tropical paradises. 3G's merger of Kraft and Heinz is killing morale and choking innovation. Amazon's Prime Air drone-delivery team is in upheaval. Black women in money management on Glenn Harvey for Insider What's trending this morning:Youn...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, Europe, Mexico, Newsletter, Trends, Remote Work, Georgia, Austin, Prime Air, Amazon Prime Air, Estonia, Heinz, Boeing, Lonely Planet

I went inside one of the US' largest aircraft storage facilities and saw how it isn't emptying out despite the rise in air travel

Pinal Airpark in Marana, Arizona. Thomas Pallini/Insider Pinal Airpark is home to hundreds of aircraft that have been stored by their airlines to ride out the pandemic. Most US carriers have reactivated their planes but foreign airlines are still filling Pinal's corridors due to lagging demand. Cargo carriers like Amazon are also looking to Pinal for inexpensive planes to fly packages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Air travel in the US is roaring back to pre-p...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, News, California, Air Canada, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Canada, Arizona, Qantas, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines

Scrap the front desk – Can hotels operate without a physical front desk? | By Binu Mathews

The front desk: the emblem of hospitality. For years and years, we have been walking into a hotel to greet smiling faces behind the familiar desk. However, as technology evolves and continues to transform the hospitality industry, does the front desk continue to be a symbol of care and luxury, or is it transforming into a beacon of tedious outdated processes? Many industries have already scrapped their version of ‘front-desks’ in favour of more modern and tech-based approaches. The airlin...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Japan, Forbes, Mckinsey, Henn na Hotel, Binu Mathews, Opinion Research Corporation ORC

9 Surprises in Olde Town Arvada

The train doors opened up, I stepped off, and suddenly I was transported back in time. I had left the big towering buildings of Denver with crowds of people bustling around and arrived in historic Olde Town Arvada. My time machine only took 20 minutes! The first thing I noticed was the welcoming old-timey water tower standing near the train tracks. You don’t see water towers like that any longer. What was once a supplier of water to this small town is now the landmark of a community. I walked...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Seltzer, Colorado, Kentucky, Scotland, US, Warren, Food And Drink, Harry Truman, Denver, Bishop, Colorado Rockies, Rockies, Michael J Fox

Amazon and cargo airlines are scouring the Arizona desert for old and cheap passenger jets to fly packages

A stored Boeing 767-300 aircraft. Thomas Pallini/Insider Cargo carriers such as Amazon's Prime Air are searching the American Southwest for former airliners stored in the desert. Arizona is home to Pinal Air Park, where between 40 and 50 jets have been bought by cargo carriers. Older passenger planes were bought at a discount during the pandemic and converted to freighters. See more stories on Insider's business page. When consumers turned to Amazon to buy more goods during the pan...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, Trends, Flying, Canada, Arizona, Prime Air, Aviation, Amazon Prime Air, Airlines, Boeing, Cargo

There is MUCH more to Peru than Machu Picchu

Things to do in Peru, besides Machu Picchu As one of the most recognizable tourist attractions in the world, the legendary Incan city of Machu Picchu needs little introduction. Set high in the misty Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is Peru’s greatest treasure and it lives up to every expectation.  Our trip to Peru was centered around the Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu. The challenging 4-day trek continues to rank as one of the most memorable travel experiences of our lives. We did the Inca Tra...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Unesco, United States, Adventures, Cameron, Brazil, Peru, Amazon Rainforest, South America, Vancouver, ICA, Pacific, Lima, Grand Canyon, Alberta

15 of the best hotels in central Atlanta, including architectural gems, historic B&Bs, and indulgent luxury stays

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Marriott 217 sunny days a year makes Atlanta a haven for urban and outdoor exploration. Business travel is also big, with the third-most Fortune 500s in America and the busiest airport. We found the best hotels in Atlanta at a range of prices, starting from $104 to $507 per night. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A sprawling city whose various neighborhoods radiate outward, Atlanta has a lot to offer...
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20 engaging travel toys to keep toddlers entertained on long road trips

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Travel toys for toddlers aren't just good to have, they're an absolute necessity. The best travel toys for toddlers will keep them busy while traveling by car or plane this summer. Travel toys should not be too challenging for kids and should be difficult to lose. Since many families will be hitting the road or flying this summer, every caregiver needs a reliable selection of mobile distr...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Toys, Parenting, Trends, Walmart, Features, Toddler, Buy Buy Baby, Caterpillar, Barnes Noble, Eric Carle, Amazon Travel, Melissa Doug Flip, Insider Picks

Distance learning discontinued for Hawaii schoolchildren, Maui mayor seeks fewer tourists, Amazon buys Oahu property, harbor tax increase will hit consumers, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto Limited distance-learning options next fall for public school students. There will be no full distance-learning option for Hawaii public school students when classes begin Aug. 3, although schools may be able to accommodate requests from high-risk families on an individual case basis. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Outgoing DOE Superintendent Plans To Stay In Hawaii. Christina Kishimoto, the outgoing superintendent of Hawaii Department of Educa...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Florida, Hawaii, Healthcare, Natural Resources, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Hart, Wildlife Service, Oahu, Maui Maui, Hawaiian Islands

Why cybercrime continues to provide a prime threat to businesses in MENA region - Arabianbusiness

Why cybercrime continues to provide a prime threat to businesses in MENA region - Arabianbusiness Amazon Prime Day may have provided an opportunity for bargain hunters across the region to take advantage of discounted deals, but the two-day promotion also opened up another avenue for cyber-criminals to wreak their havoc.Cyber criminals established malicious domains in the month leading up to Amazon Prime Day, a Point Software study found, with 46 percent of new domains including the word Amazo...
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