Moussa Dembele won’t leave Celtic for Chelsea after London trip

first_imgMoussa Dembele has ruled out a deadline day move from Celtic to Chelsea.The Frenchman was pictured on a flight to London on Tuesday morning, sparking intense speculation he could be set to complete a deadline day move away from the Scottish champions.It was later clarified that Dembele was on his way to the capital for a scan on his knee, with injury keeping him out of Celtic’s 4-0 win over Hearts on Sunday.Rumours continue to swirl that the 20-year-old could make a late switch to the English Premier League, with Chelsea reported to be the club leading the pursuit. However the attacker tweeted a picture of himself celebrating a goal along with a scene from the film ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ where Leonardo di Caprio’s character declares that he’s not leaving.last_img

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Skydeck Puts Your Cell Phone Online

first_imgWhy IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Tags:#mobile#Product Reviews#Real World#web frederic lardinois What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Related Posts center_img Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement Cell phone providers hold a wealth of information about your real-world social network in their records that you can theoretically access through their cumbersome web interfaces. None of the cell phone companies we are aware of do a good job at presenting this information in a meaningful way, however. This is where Skydeck comes in. Skydeck, which released a major update to its service this morning, can access your provider’s call data, as well as your text messages and voicemail. For a fee, Skydeck will also transcribe your voicemails and allow you to make calls directly from Skydeck’s web interface.As Skydeck’s CEO and co-founder Jason Devitt pointed out to us last year, the inspiration for Skydeck came from a desire to take control of the data about your “true social network (that) is hidden in your communication records.” When we first spoke to Devitt, Skydeck was ‘just’ a Firefox extension. Since then, Skydeck has moved away from the browser extension and now gets all its data directly from the cell phone companies, similar to what Mint does for financial records. To make use of this service, you will have to give Skydeck the login credentials for your cell phone provider, however.Your Cell Phone, Online Thanks to its latest updates, Skydeck not only lets you access and respond to all your text messages and voicemails, but also lets you sync the contact data on your cell phone to the web. Skydeck’s interface is similar to a standard email interface, with your messages displayed in chronological order, no matter if they were calls, text messages, or voicemails. At regular intervals, Skydeck syncs up with your cell phone accounts and downloads the relevant information to its servers.BlackBerry, Android, Windows MobileAll of this this, however, works best on Blackberry and Android phones, with full support for Windows Mobile coming soon (the basic features work on any phone, however). So far, there is no word about support for the iPhone. Make Calls From the Web Skydeck’s most interesting new feature is probably its ability to make calls right from the web browser. Unlike similar solutions like Google’s GrandCentral, Skydeck doesn’t give you a new phone number, which means that your own cell phone number will appear on the caller ID.Skydeck also integrates with Plaxo, so that you can easily sync your address book between the two applications.PlansSkydeck has three monthly plans. The free demo account lets you manage your contacts, and access your basic call data, but you won’t be able to make calls, access your voicemail, or get transcriptions of your voicemail. For $9.95 a month, you get all of these features, but you pay 3 cents per minute for every call within the U.S. and voicemail transcriptions cost 20 cents each. Skydeck’s unlimited plan, with unlimited calling and as many voicemail transcriptions as you could ever want, will set you back $29.95 per month.VerdictSkydeck is simply an incredibly useful service. It has far more features than we could even touch upon in this review (like organizing your contacts by how often you call them). In many ways, it is providing a service for your cell phone that we would have hoped to see from Google’s GrandCentral. The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technologylast_img read more

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Deloitte predicts e-commerce will outperform in-store spending this holiday season

first_img HomeDigital MarketingDeloitte predicts e-commerce will outperform in-store spending this holiday season Related postsLytics now integrates with Google Marketing Platform to enable customer data-informed campaigns14th December 2019The California Consumer Privacy Act goes live in a few short weeks — Are you ready?14th December 2019ML 2019121313th December 2019Global email benchmark report finds email isn’t dead – it’s essential13th December 20192019 benchmark report: brand vs. non-brand traffic in Google Shopping12th December 2019Keep your LinkedIn advertising strategy focused in 202012th December 2019 Deloitte predicts e-commerce will outperform in-store spending this holiday seasonYou are here: After surveying more than 5,000 US consumers, Deloitte’s 2017 Holiday Retail Survey found, for the first time ever, that people plan to spend a majority of their holiday budget online.The prediction is based on the survey question asking participants, “What percentage of your total holiday budget do you expect to spend: online via a desktop or laptop, online via a smartphone, online via a tablet, in-store, catalogs or direct mail, or other?”While the survey takes an odd route to get to this number, the findings showed that 36 percent of holiday budgets will be spent on a desktop or laptop, 10 percent on a smartphone, and 5 percent on a tablet — making up the 51 percent of holiday dollars participants expect to spend online.What percentage of your total holiday budget do you expect to spend via the following purchasing methods?According to the survey findings, online shopping is outperforming the in-store shopping experience in five key areas, the biggest benefit being the ease of searching.Key store attributes driving retail format preferencesDeloitte reports 83 percent of the survey participants said they would be using a desktop or laptop for their holiday shopping. (This survey question was separate from the question asking what percentage of holiday budgets would be spent online or in-store.)When asked how they plan to use their desktop or laptops, 75 percent of respondents said browsing online, 75 percent making purchases online, 68 percent checking and comparing prices online, and 62 percent reading product reviews online.How do you plan to use a desktop/laptop to assist you in your holiday shopping?The survey found the top three reasons smartphones are used for holiday shopping include browsing online (67 percent), checking and comparing prices (65 percent) and tracking order status (63 percent).Fifty-nine percent of survey participants said they planned to use their smartphones for purchasing holiday items.When asked how they plan to use their smartphones for making holiday purchases, the largest majority (40 percent) said they would pay a retailer via the retailer’s app.Twenty-two percent of respondents report they will pay for in-store items using a mobile wallet solution such as Apple Pay.Planned usage of mobile as a payment platformIn the release announcing Deloitte’s 2017 Holiday Retail Survey, the firm says it forecasts an 18 to 21 percent year-over-year increase in 2017’s holiday e-commerce sales. Last year, online spending between November 2016 and January 2017 was up 14.3 percent from the year before, totaling $93.8 billion.From our sponsors: Deloitte predicts e-commerce will outperform in-store spending this holiday season Posted on 27th October 2017Digital Marketing FacebookshareTwittertweetGoogle+sharelast_img read more

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