Returning clothes sold online isn’t simply smooth – it’s too easy

New research has indicated that nearly thirds of net clothes shoppers are “serial returners”. this is, they regularly purchase clothes on-line, have them introduced, and then ship them returned once more, in trade for a complete refund. With many on-line stores imparting loose standard delivery and returns, it’s less difficult than ever to have a […]

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Trump or not, ‘big data’ could be huge in 2016 vote

“Big data” could play a huge role in the 2016 US election, even if Donald Trump doesn’t think so. Trump, who sailed through the Republican primaries using unconventional campaign rallies and Twitter messages, has indicated that he sees little use for popular data analytics tools to help target specific voters. But analysts say he may […]

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Oracle loses massive fair use case against Google, Android

For the past six years, Oracle has pursued copyright and patent infringement claims against Google over the use of Java APIs within Android. The case has bounced around through multiple courts — the patent issues were resolved with zero damages, but the copyright claims were dismissed in favor of Google before a federal court reversed […]

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Your current phone probably won’t work with Google’s Daydream VR

Even if you have a top-of-the-line phone, it’s not likely to be compatible with Google’s Daydream VR initiative. That’s the word from Clay Bavor, who heads up the company’s virtual reality efforts. He told RoadtoVR that specific component requirements will mean the current generation of devices won’t make the cut: “I can tell you that […]

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5 Must-Ask Questions About Code Violations in Your Home

Whether or not anything in your home is in fact “to code” is a mystery to most homeowners. And in terms of small work that’s been done over the years – whether it’s replacing an air conditioning unit, installing a bathroom vanity or doing electrical maintenance – there’s a good chance it’s not. Most municipalities […]

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Dong Energy IPO to value windfarm operator at £11bn

Danish-based Dong Energy, a major investor in British offshore windfarms, is heading for the world’s biggest stock market flotation so far this year with a price tag for the entire business of 106.5bn kroner (£11bn). The group, which has been a flag carrier for companies moving from fossil fuels to renewable energy, expects to sell […]

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Flair4IT Finds That IT Training Must Be Improved Across the Board

Flair4IT, an IT training company in the UK, has found that significant improvements must be made in IT training. They found that this should be implemented as part of regular school curricula, becoming part of vocational training. Vocational training used to be seen as something quite useless, targeted at those who had poor academic skills. […]

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