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The Sheer Market Threat of Mobile is Massive. Are You All In?

[ad_1] In 2018 in the U.S., e-commerce was about 40% of overall retail sales; some reports actually have it significantly lower than that. It’s unquestionably a growth space, however: in the U.S. market, e-commerce and mobile sales — both in-app and purchases made from cell phones — went up 15% from ‘17 to ‘18, and …

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Threat of retail takeovers, failures very real |Chain Store Age

[ad_1] FINANCE Get all the latest industry news in your inbox. Retailers have a great deal of work left to do to secure their future. That’s according to an analysis by Bain & Company, The Future of Retail: Winning Models for a New Era, which found that U.S. retailers accounting for nearly 30% of the sector’s …

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Is Big Tech and Telecom, not fintech, the biggest threat facing big banks? – Econsultancy

[ad_1] Much has been made of the threat fintech upstarts pose to big banks but even bigger threats might lurk in the form of Big Tech and Telecom companies. While the idea that large technology businesses might one day compete with banking giants has been a topic of discussion for some time, recent developments have …

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ASEOHosting Warns of the Growing Threat of SEO Spam Attacks

[ad_1] Most web-based hacks, particularly spam attacks, are not particularly sophisticated. HUDSON, Fla. (PRWEB) April 09, 2019 ASEOHosting, a provider of SEO-friendly hosting, has issued an advisory about search engine optimization spam attacks. Per a recent report by security firm Sucuri, 51% of website hacks in 2018 were directly connected to SEO spam campaigns. …

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An Ever-Present Cybersecurity Threat in the IoT, Says Symantec CEO

[ad_1] Symantec CEO Greg Clark says that there are many new cybersecurity threats showing up including threats around the Internet of Things. “The injection of consumer IoT in the enterprise and all through the home is important,” says Clark. “What we found in the last couple of years at Symantec where we’ve been putting things …

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[Weekender] Carpooling, an option not threat

[ad_1] Amid the ongoing clash between taxi drivers and those moving to create new technology-based services, the head of a local ride-sharing company has called for ways to coexist, saying that carpooling is just another option, not a threat to the taxi industry.  Expressing deep concern, Seo Young-wu, CEO of ride-sharing startup Poolus, highlighted the …

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