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Include These Types Of Content In Your Business App To Get More Sales

Include These Types Of Content In Your Business App To Get More Sales

People are spending more and more time with mobile apps, and that includes those that let them buy things. The problem for businesses hoping to break into that increasing app usage is that the number of apps people are using isn’t really growing along with the time they’re spending using apps. New changes Google has been making could (and should) …

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More UPS Stores Are Getting 3D Printers

UPS says its 3D printing pilot program has gone swimmingly, and because of that it’ll soon introduce 3D printing in 100 additional UPS stores nationwide. “We are committed to offering small business owners, entrepreneurs and consumers high-tech solutions in order to assist with all of their business needs,” said Michelle Van Slyke, vice president of marketing and sales at The …

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UPS Stores Fall Victim to Data Breach

UPS has notified UPS Store customers that their information may have been compromised thanks to a malware attack that affected 51 retail locations across the country. After being notified by a government bulletin on a ‘broad-based malware intrusion’, UPS identified malware on systems in 51 of 4.470 franchised UPS Store locations. This works out to about one percent of all …

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Amazon Working on Its Own Delivery Service for That ‘Last Mile’

It appears that Amazon is sick and tired of relying on UPS and FedEx to get packages to customers, and they are looking to take control of the situation–or at least do a little bit of the work themselves. The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon is currently working on its own delivery network, one that has been internally referred …

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UPS Is Reportedly Testing Drones Too

You’ve no doubt heard all about Amazon’s drones by now. Just in case you haven’t, the company introduced an ambitious new project called Amazon Prime Air, which delivers goods to people’s homes via drone. As soon as the FAA sets regulations that will make this possible, Amazon says it’s ready to go. As you would probably guess, Amazon won’t be …

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Shanda Fanning Identified As One Of The UPS Pilots

Shanda Fanning has been identified as one of the two pilots killed in Wednesday’s horrific UPS plane crash. Fanning was from Lynchburg, Tennessee, where she lived with her husband Bret on a farm. The couple have no children. She is remembered as a sweet, loving woman who had been flying since she was a teenager. “As a small child Shanda …

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UPS Plane Crashes On Approach in Alabama

A United Postal Service cargo plane crashed early this morning in Birmingham, Alabama. It then exploded, split into parts, and now two people are dead. Kathleen Bergen, a spokeswoman from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said officials are still gathering details. “The accident occurred about 6 a.m., as U.P.S. Flight 1354, which was en route from Louisville, Ky., made its …

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UPS Explains How 3D Printing Can Help Your Small Business

Last week, UPS announced that it would be bringing 3D printers to its retail stores. It’s the first retailer to do so, and it thinks that small businesses will get plenty of use out of it. So, how exactly can 3D printing help out a small business? In the below video, Daniel Remba, small business technology leader at UPS, says …

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UPS Store To Offer 3D Printing Services To Small Businesses

UPS is all about delivering packages and then refusing to leave them on your doorstep even when you politely request that they do so. Now the package delivery company is expanding its service into a surprising area – 3D printers. UPS announced today that it will be bringing 3D printers to select UPS Stores this year. The new service will …

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UPS Responds To Offended UK Fans Online

UK fans have been quite upset about the commercial that UPS is running, using the infamous 1992 Duke win over UK as an example of great “logistics”. UPS has defended its use of the commercial, defying its own customer and worker base in Kentucky. The objections of UK fans is based on two simple points: 1) That game is a …

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UPS Commercial Is Stupid Business Move

It was twenty years ago this month that UK fans were handed one of the greatest disappointments of our basketball-loving lives. It was the 1992 NCAA East Regional Finals. The Elite Eight. Duke vs. Kentucky. It was a battle to go to the Final Four. Coach Mike Krzyzewski vs. Coah Rick Pitino. UK was 12 points down in the second …

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