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The Use Case Podcast – Storytelling about Behave4 with Francisco Reyes Pereira

Storytelling about Behave4 with Francisco Reyes Pereira Welcome to the Use Case Podcast. Episode 2. This week we have Francisco Reyes Reriera for some storytelling about Behave4. During this episode, Francisco and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for purchasing Behave4. Francisco is easy to talk with and […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Trends, Behavioral Economics, Francisco, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, William Tincup, The Use Case Podcast, Behave4, Podast, Francisco Reyes Pereira, Francisco Reyes Reriera


Samsung's Galaxy Buds Live vs. Apple's AirPods Pro

Samsung last week unveiled new flagship smartphones and the new bean-shaped Galaxy Buds Live, a set of wireless earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation that are designed to rival Apple's AirPods Pro. We got a set of the new Galaxy Buds Live and compared them to the ‌AirPods Pro‌ in our latest YouTube video. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Priced at $179, the Galaxy Buds Live have a unique look with a jelly bean-like design that matches the contour of the ears. ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Samsung, Siri, MacRumors YouTube, ANC, Galaxy Buds


How Reverse Mortgage Originators Adapt Marketing Efforts to COVID-19

Reverse mortgage loan originators have had to adapt to a host of new difficulties in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, one of which being a refinement of the way they aim to connect with new borrowers and get the word out about the reverse mortgage product category. For some, the methods they’ve always used are still effective. As more and more people are seeing different daily circumstances compared with the first couple months of the year, though, that brings both new challenges and ...
Tags: New York, Featured, Colorado, Finance, Denver, Long Island, Centennial, Los Angeles Calif, Pinnell, REDDING Calif, Silver Leaf, O'Donoghue, Zehnle, Rich Pinnell, Marketing & Sales, Primary Residential Mortgage Inc


Investment Firm Touts Longbridge’s Reverse Mortgage Success in Earnings Call

Mortgage investment firm Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE: EFC) released its Q2 2020 earnings results last week, and has touted the success of top 10 reverse mortgage lender Longbridge Financial, describing the lender’s performance as a “driver” of positive performance in its mortgage investments portfolio. “The Company’s investments in loan originators had strong performance during the quarter, driven by an excellent quarter from the reverse mortgage originator in which the Company holds a mino...
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Spotify Sides With Epic Games in Battle Against Apple's App Store Fees

Spotify, which has also faced off with Apple over Apple's App Store policies and fees, today weighed in on Epic Games' fight with Apple over Fortnite's removal from the ‌App Store‌. Unsurprisingly, Spotify has sided with Epic Games, applauding Epic's decision to "take a stand against Apple." From a statement provided to Recode's Peter Kafka:We applaud Epic Games' decision to take a stand against Apple and shed further light on Apple's abuse of its dominant position. Apple's unfair practices h...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Featured, Youtube, Siri, Epic, European Commission, App Store, MacRumors, Peter Kafka, Apple Music Apple, Fortnite, Apple Hours, Nighteen Eighty Fortnite


Court denies Republicans’ request to reinstate witness requirement for Rhode Island absentee ballots

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to intervene in a dispute over absentee ballots for the upcoming elections in Rhode Island. The justices rejected a request by the Republican National Committee and Rhode Island Republicans to freeze a lower-court order that approved an agreement between state election officials and civic groups to waive a requirement that absentee ballots be signed in the presence of either two witnesses or a notary. In a one-page order, the justices took the relatively unu...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Republicans, Alabama, Gop, Republican National Committee, Rhode Island, Rnc, State, Ohio State University, The Supreme Court, Howe, Purcell, League of Women Voters, Edward Foley


Apple Removes Fortnite From App Store

Just hours after Epic Games introduced a new direct payment option for Fortnite that skirts Apple's in-app purchase rules, Apple has pulled the Fortnite app from the App Store. Fortnite is no longer available for download on the iPhone or the iPad, and Apple provided a statement to MacRumors on Fortnite's removal:Today, Epic Games took the unfortunate step of violating the ‌App Store‌ guidelines that are applied equally to every developer and designed to keep the store safe for our users. As ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Featured, United States, Epic, United Kingdom, Antitrust, App Store, Stubhub, Epic Games, Fortnite, Fortnite Party Royale, Canada Australia France Germany Spain


Apple Removes Fortnite From App Store [Update: Epic Files Lawsuit Against Apple]

Just hours after Epic Games introduced a new direct payment option for Fortnite that skirts Apple's in-app purchase rules, Apple has pulled the Fortnite app from the App Store. Fortnite is no longer available for download on the iPhone or the iPad, and Apple provided a statement to MacRumors on Fortnite's removal:Today, Epic Games took the unfortunate step of violating the ‌App Store‌ guidelines that are applied equally to every developer and designed to keep the store safe for our users. As ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Featured, United States, Epic, United Kingdom, Antitrust, App Store, Stubhub, Epic Games, Fortnite, Fortnite Party Royale, Fortnite Epic Games, Fortnite YouTube, Canada Australia France Germany Spain, Epic Files Lawsuit Against Apple


Proptech’s Q2 2020 Earnings Radar

The (second quarter) results are in for proptech’s public companies in 2020. We’re trying something new: synthesizing the most relevant topline information from the sector’s financial reports and balance sheets. It’s safe to say the market remains robust during this time of uncertainty, but the underlying message of “proceed with caution” isn’t lost on us… COMPANY SNAPSHOTS Zillow reported a strong second quarter, with its total consolidated revenue growing 28% year over year to $768 million. ...
Tags: Startups, Featured, Australia, Radio, News Corporation, News Corp, Zillow, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, EBITDA, GAAP, Zillow Group, NewsCorp, GRA, Realogy, Realtor.com


How to Retain High Potential Employees

How to Retain Young High Potential Employees The term “War for Talent” was coined in 1998 in a popular report by McKinsey Consulting, referring to the growing competition between companies for the best employees. According to this concept, because people are the only sustainable competitive advantage for an organization, it only makes sense that companies would […]
Tags: Featured, News, Trends, Compensation, Guest Post, Human Resources, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Blog Posts, Talent Acquisition, Internal Talent Mobility, High Potentials, McKinsey Consulting, Fridaouss Nabine, Retaining Talent


eBay Predicts a Rise in Passion Purchases as New Research Reveals Christmas Is Coming Early

New report suggests shopping will shift from materialistic to meaningful, as Brits prioritise spending time with loved ones this Christmas London: Covid-19 has caused Christmas to begin earlier than usual in the UK, with over a quarter (27%) of consumers planning to start Christmas shopping and preparations earlier than they did last year. That’s according to […] The post eBay Predicts a Rise in Passion Purchases as New Research Reveals Christmas Is Coming Early appeared first on Ad Tech Daily.
Tags: UK, Featured, Ebay, Advertising, Christmas Shopping, Press Releases, Digital Marketing, Media Buying, Ad & Media Strategies, Online Advertising Challenges, Advertising Reports and Studies, Digital Intelligence, COVID-19, Covid19, Covid19 Impact, Ebay Shopping Report


The One Club Launches ADC Centennial with Year-Long ADC100 Celebration by C&G Partners

On the 100th anniversary date of the incorporation of the Art Director Club of New York,   The One Club for Creativity   today launched a year-long   ADC100   centennial celebration, kicked off with a special identity and   online historic timeline   developed by multi-specialty creative studio   C&G Partners , New York. The ADC100 program will provide rare insights into the observations and human exchanges of the creative community throughout the past century.  Serialized mon...
Tags: New York, Featured, Advertising, Art and design, Andy Warhol, Walt Disney, Alger, ADC, Kevin Swanepoel, One Club, Brett McKenzie, One Club for Creativity, Creative Week, G Partners, Art Director Club of New York The One Club, C G Partners New York


Fortnite Introduces Direct Payment Option on iOS Despite Apple's App Store Review Guidelines [Updated]

Epic Games today announced that it has introduced a new direct payment option in the Fortnite app for iPhone and iPad, allowing players to purchase 1000 V-Bucks for $7.99 rather than $9.99 through Apple's in-app purchase mechanism. It is unclear how Epic Games is managing to offer this option, as Apple's App Store Review Guidelines indicate that apps offering in-game currencies must use Apple's in-app purchase mechanism. Apps are also not allowed to include buttons, links, or other calls to a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Europe, Featured, United States, United Kingdom, App Store, Stubhub, Epic Games, Peter Kafka, Fortnite, Epic Games Store Epic, Canada Australia France Germany Spain, Xbox One Nintendo Switch Mac, Amazon Grubhub Nike


Fortnite Introduces Direct Payment Option on iOS Despite Apple's App Store Review Guidelines

Epic Games today announced that it has introduced a new direct payment option in the Fortnite app for iPhone and iPad, allowing players to purchase 1000 V-Bucks for $7.99 rather than $9.99 through Apple's in-app purchase mechanism. It is unclear how Epic Games is managing to offer this option, as Apple's App Store Review Guidelines indicate that apps offering in-game currencies must use Apple's in-app purchase mechanism. Apps are also not allowed to include buttons, links, or other calls to a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Europe, Featured, United States, United Kingdom, App Store, Stubhub, Epic Games, Peter Kafka, Fortnite, Epic Games Store Epic, Canada Australia France Germany Spain, Xbox One Nintendo Switch Mac, Amazon Grubhub Nike


Deals: Amazon Begins Discounting 2020 iMacs by Up to $99

Amazon has Apple's brand-new 27-inch iMac on sale this week in two configurations, representing some of the first notable discounts on the 2020 desktop computer. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Sales start with the Retina 5K 27-inch iMac with a 3.1GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and a 256GB SSD for $1,699.93, down from $1,799.00. This model is being sold ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, Featured, Intel, Retina, Intel Core, Amazon When, Best Buy Apple, Amazon Adorama


[PODCAST] SPAM. Getting the Most Out of Email

Getting the Most Out of Email With today’s busy information society, email is an accepted and efficient method for initial contact. Not all recruiters are comfortable with initiating a conversation with an email, but even if you intend to call the candidates personally, email can be a great way to break the ice and send […]
Tags: Podcast, Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Trends, Recruiting, Spam, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Recruitment Marketing, Talent Acquisition, Shally Steckerl, Email Campaign, Email Outreach


Exploitation of Healthcare workers amid CoViD crisis

The Corona virus disease caused by novel Corona virus has unleashed an unbearable impact on human lives and economy. But importantly, it has unfolded the disarrayed and broken health care system of countries like Nepal and India. Harshly privatized healthcare system is a curse to the majority citizens who have average to lower income in Asian nations. In Nepal, government hospitals have been... Source
Tags: Health, Featured, India, Nepal, Healthcare, Doctors Exploited


Cyntoia Brown and the legacy of racism for children in the legal system

In 2004, 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown shot and killed a man who paid her for sex – a position she was forced into by an older man who took advantage of her. Brown never denied shooting the man (in fact, she was the one who called the police the next day), but she claimed it was an act of self-defense because she believed the man was grabbing a gun to shoot her. Brown was charged and convicted of aggravated robbery and first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. In 2017 her case gained nati...
Tags: Books, Featured, Law, Racism, United States, Tennessee, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Child Psychology, Brown, Psychology & Neuroscience, Legal Cases, PixabayThe, Cyntoia Brown, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Fifaliana


Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Supplemental Update With Virtualization Bug Fix

Apple today released a supplemental update for macOS Catalina 10.15.6, with the update coming a month after the original launch of ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.6. The ‌‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌‌ 10.15.6 Supplemental Update can be downloaded from the Mac App Store using the Update feature in the System Preferences app. According to Apple's release notes, the update fixes a problem that could cause virtualization apps like VMware to crash. It also fixes an issue that could cause the 2020 iMac to appear was...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac App Store, Vmware, Catalina, Macos Catalina


Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 13.6.1 With Fix for Storage Issue and Green Tinted Displays

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 13.6.1, minor updates that come a month after the release of the iOS 13.6 update with Car Keys and Audio Apple News+ stories. The iOS and ‌‌iPadOS‌‌ 13.6.1 updates are available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the updates, go to Settings > General > Software Update. iOS 13.6.1 addresses an issue that could cause unneeded system data files to not be automatically deleted when storage is low, and it addresses a thermal man...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Ios 13, Green Tinted Displays


Financial Planners and Reverse Mortgages: Pinpointing Hurdles, Presenting Solutions

While there are some restrictions placed upon financial planners by broker dealers and investment advisor firms in terms of discussing reverse mortgage options with clients, another element that may get in the way of reverse mortgage solutions being presented is adequate education and awareness of how the product category can be leveraged as a tool for a senior client. This is according to a trio of financial experts discussing the topic in a webinar hosted last week by RMD. Additionally, som...
Tags: Featured, Education, Finance, Mike Tyson, Illinois, Graves, Securities And Exchange Commission, University Of Illinois, Don, CFP, The Academy, FINRA, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Financial Planning Association, FPA, Lemoine


L.A. Times: Reverse Mortgage an Option After Pandemic Job Loss

A reverse mortgage is one possible option for a person aged 62 or older who has experienced a job loss as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but the viability of the option is highly dependent on the individual situation of the senior in question. This is according to Liz Weston, a certified financial planner, expert and syndicated finance columnist in a new column at the Los Angeles Times. Following up on a previous column offering advice to a senior who lost their job as a tour ...
Tags: Featured, Retirement, Finance, Hud, Los Angeles Times, Weston, Liz Weston


Aqfer and Molecula Partner to Offer New AdTech Solution

Innovative Big Data Technologies Provide Faster, More Scalable, and More Cost-Effective Ad Delivery and Analysis for Digital Marketers; partners to host webinar that explores the impact of real-time data analysis for ad/marketing agencies NEW YORK, NY and AUSTIN, TX — Aqfer, a data-centric marketing architecture platform designed to help digital marketers bring marketing and advertising […] The post Aqfer and Molecula Partner to Offer New AdTech Solution appeared first on Ad Tech Daily.
Tags: New York, Featured, Advertising, Press Releases, Adtech, Online Media, Digital Marketing, Ad & Media Strategies, Molecula, Advertising Data, Aqfer, Marketing Architecture, Molecula Partner, Analysis for Digital Marketers


Whatever happens, the Oxford Etymologist will never jump ship!

One does not have to be a linguist to know that English is full of naval metaphors and phrases. How else could it be in the language of a seafaring nation?! Dozens, if not hundreds of metaphors going back to sailors’ life and experience crop up in our daily speech, and we don’t realize their origin. Nor should we, for speakers are not expected to think of the etymology of the words and collocations they use. Contributors to the excellent periodical The Mariner’s Mirror noted the role of naval ph...
Tags: Books, Featured, Sea, Language, Linguistics, John, Jackson, Smith, Robert Louis Stevenson, West Indies, Nelson, Sailor, George, John Jackson, Stevenson, Pirates


Wardrobe Essentials for College Girls 2020

The ultimate guide to what every college girl should have in her wardrobe. Includes wardrobe basics for every college student's closet.
Tags: Featured, Shopping, College, Clothing, Wardrobe, Basics, Fashion Tips


5 Great Benefits to Why Your Family Need the Airfree Air Purifier

This Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world from the way we’ve known it for good. We have to wear masks just to enter stores and many employers are making their employees do the same. With this, we’re practicing social distancing, being more mindful about washing out hands and using hand sanitizer. Many experts believe that the Coronavirus is an airborne virus, which is why the masks are important. While at home, we’re using an ample amount of Lysol to make sure surfaces are clean. We’re also...
Tags: Health, Family, Technology, Featured, Jazz, Air Purifier, Airfree, Airfree Air Purifier


Petrostates in a post-carbon world

“This is our biggest compliment yet.” Greta Thunberg answered with these words to the comments by OPEC’s Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo that climate concerns were becoming the organization’s “greatest threat.” An increasing number of people view fossil fuels, and petroleum in particular, as the key cause of climate change and thus as the greatest threat to Humanity.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will turn 60 in September and is facing unprecedented challenges a...
Tags: Books, Featured, Oil, Blog, Opec, History, Vienna, United States, Brazil, Petrol, Venezuela, States, Shell, Exxon, Petroleum, John Maynard Keynes


Court will not stay NCAA athlete-compensation ruling

The Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to block a lower-court ruling that allows colleges and universities to pay some student-athletes for expenses related to education. The National Collegiate Athletic Association and a group of athletic conferences had asked the justices to stop the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit from going into effect while they seek review of that decision in the Supreme Court. Justice Elena Kagan, who handles emergency requests from the 9th Circuit,...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, California, Court, Ncaa, 9th Circuit, Howe, U S Court of Appeals, Elena Kagan, Kagan, NCAA Division, Seth Waxman, Emergency appeals and applications, The National Collegiate Athletic Association


Court reinstates Oregon ballot-initiative rules

For the fifth time this year, the Supreme Court set aside a lower-court order that would have altered state election rules in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The justices on Tuesday granted an emergency request by the state of Oregon to put on hold a ruling by a federal district judge that would have required the state to relax its requirements for getting a proposed amendment to the state’s constitution on the ballot in the November election. Two justices – Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia S...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Oregon, Alabama, Idaho, Wisconsin, Republican Party, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Republican National Committee, Rhode Island, Sonia Sotomayor, 9th Circuit, Howe, Ginsburg, Sotomayor


iPad Pro Keyboard Comparison: Logitech's $160 Folio Touch vs. Apple's $300 Magic Keyboard

Logitech recently debuted the Folio Touch, a keyboard and trackpad case designed for the 11-inch iPad Pro that serves as an alternative to the Magic Keyboard. In our latest YouTube video, we compare the $160 Folio Touch to Apple's $300 Magic Keyboard to see which is better. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Logitech is selling the Folio Touch for $160, while Apple's Magic Keyboard for ‌iPad Pro‌ is much more expensive at $300, so right off the bat, it has a huge...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Logitech, Apple Pencil, Magic Keyboard, MacRumors YouTube, Logitech Folio Touch, Folio Touch, Logitech Folio, Logitech Magic