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The COMUNICANO for Tuesday July 11 2017

Black Friday in July? That's what some have labeled Amazon's Prime Day which began last night here in
July 11 · Issue #115 · View online
Andy Abramson

Black Friday in July? That’s what some have labeled Amazon’s Prime Day which began last night here in the USA. Deals abound so take a read at the first story for some very cool insight on what it may really mean…On the subject of Amazon, their efforts to be another Geek Squad may be a wake up call to other brand retailers like—-WalMart and Costco. One has to wonder at what point the two giants do the same thing…In other news the Allen & Co. conference is in full swing in Sun Valley, this is where deals start (or die)….Lots on AI, including how your favorite hotel may be using it…those stories and more are all in a middleweight sized edition of The Comunicano.

Prime Day Watch
Amazon Prime Day: The evolution of a manufactured holiday
Deal Watch
Media moguls hope to make deals at Sun Valley conference
Context Watch
Context, context, context: How push notifications convert
Workplace Watch
What is the gig economy? The meaning and issues explained
Amazon Plans To Send People To Set Up Your ‘Smart Home’
Ad Watch
Uproxx Media works with brands to make ads millennials actually want to watch
AI Watch
Intel, While Pivoting to Artificial Intelligence, Tries to Protect Lead
Banks Deploy AI to Cut Off Terrorists’ Funding
How doctors will work with bots to reduce the barriers between doctors and patients
Drone Watch
Audi's Self-Driving 2018 A8 Sedan Solves the Human Handoff Problem
Drones, Self-Driving Bots With Artificial Intelligence May Help Secure US Borders
MMC’s 2nd Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Offers Drones’ Flight Time Up to 4 Hours
Travel Watch
The rise of personalisation and AI and what this means for the hotel industry
Hotels Train Workers in the Personal Touch
WebRTC Watch
Google will bring Allo to the web really soon
Odds & Ends
The Pirate Bay, 1337x, Rarbg - Google reveals the ‘best torrent sites’
The Sideways Elevator of the Future Is Here, and It's Wild
Two-factor FAIL: Chap gets pwned after 'AT&T falls for hacker tricks'
IDEO's secret to better brainstorming sessions lies in the phrase "How might we"
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