Glance Introduces Mobile Camera Share Functionality

Feature Enables Businesses to Improve Field Service and IT Support Outcomes By Utilizing the Mobile Device Cameras of Customers and Field Technicians

WAKEFIELD, MA / ACCESSWIRE / October 14, 2020 / Glance ( www.glance.net ), a leading provider of visual engagement solutions that enable organizations to deepen customer relationships and transform digital customer interactions into brand-building and revenue-generation opportunities, announced the release of Glance Mobile Camera Share. This solution enables knowledge workers to see and troubleshoot on-site technical issues by accessing the camera on the customer’s or technician’s mobile device while engaged in a service call. Through this feature, businesses can accelerate issue resolution, reduce truck rolls, and maintain social distancing practices.

Toast, a leading provider of point-of-sale and restaurant management hardware and software, sees the new offering as a better tool to serve its customers.

“We are excited to use Glance Mobile Camera Share to make sure our customers

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Uganda banks, MTN, Airtel hacked by mobile money fraudsters



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A major hack that compromised Uganda’s mobile money network has plunged the country’s telecoms and banking sectors into crisis.

The Oct. 3 hack was a result of a security breach on a consumer finance aggregator, Pegasus Technologies, which mainly affected bank to mobile wallet transfers, according to an Oct. 8 statement by MTN Uganda, the country’s largest mobile phone company. Kampala-based Pegasus Technologies provides financial and billing solutions for various companies including all the affected entities.

At least $3.2 million is estimated to have been stolen in this latest incident with some reports quoting a much higher figure. The hackers used around 2,000 mobile SIM cards to gain access to the mobile money payment system, according to local papers. They then instructed the banks to transfer millions of dollars to telecommunication companies who then paid out mobile money to these different SIM cards across the country.

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Liberia Orange, MTN fight regulator on mobile price hikes



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Liberia, one of Africa’s smallest economies, has seen a rapid growth in mobile users over the last decade, but its regulators are stuck in an ongoing pricing battle with two of the region’s largest telecoms companies in the world.

French giant Orange and Lonestar Cell MTN, a subsidiary of South Africa’s MTN Group have told consumers they are increasing prices because of a new order which imposes additional surcharges of $0.008 for each minute of voice calls and $0.0065 on each megabyte of data.

Under the new plan, a $1 recharge card is worth 15 minutes of voice calls, down from 45 mins. And $2 will buy 600 megabytes on internet data down from 1.2 gigabytes.

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In response, the state regulator, Liberia Telecommunication Authority, said on Oct. 8 the mobile companies were engaging in illegal price-fixing and collusion . It gave the network companies

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Fstoppers Reviews the Zhiyun Smooth-XS, a Smartphone Gimbal for Mobile Content Creators

Zhiyun has released another accessory, the Smooth-XS smartphone gimbal, for those who regularly use mobile content in their business or for leisure. How does it compare?

Gimbals are increasingly becoming a natural choice of kit investment not just for professionals creating commercial content with camera bodies but also for those who want to create more polished mobile content for social media, either to supplement an existing business with quick but sleek-looking content or for personal leisure, such as family or travel memories.

This is where smartphone gimbals come into play, and I got to review the Zhiyun Smooth-XS, which is aimed at users looking to create content on the go.

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Smooth-XS is a compact and lightweight smartphone gimbal that comes in four different colors. Coated with anti-slip rubber, the grip is comfortable to hold. It measures 69 mm in length, 56 mm in width, and 267 mm in height.

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Mobile voting: New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres urges state to embrace new voting technology

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — A City Council member is urging New York to embrace new technology for voting in future elections.

Councilman Ritchie Torres was joined by Mobile Voting Project founder Bradley Tusk at a press conference Friday to call for the New York State Board of Election to enact mobile voting.

With less than three weeks until Election Day, it comes on the heels of a recent incident wherein the New York City Board of Elections mistakenly mailed out as many as 100,000 faulty ballots in Brooklyn alone and just weeks after President Donald Trump’s administration sought to gut the United States Postal Service to hamper mail-in ballot turnout.

Related: New York City erroneous ballot issue extends onto Long Island

Torres said studies show that the U.S. trails most developed countries in voter turnout.

According to data compiled by the United States Election Project, turnout in the 2016

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Okta plots new SDK, API to enable biometric, push notifications on mobile

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Okta is launching a new software developer kit and application programming interface that will enable developers to build biometric and push notification sign-ins. 

The move is part of a broader effort for password-less sign-ins to reduce friction and boost security. With the Okta SDK and API, developers can build mobile apps with branded push notifications and biometrics like FaceID to authenticate users.

According to Okta, security and authentication services need to acknowledge mobile-first workflows and technologies.

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Okta is leveraging its Okta Devices Platform Service to do the following:

  • Embed Okta Verify technology with push and biometrics in mobile applications.
  • Develop branded omnichannel multi-factor authentication with custom push messaging and action buttons.
  • Deploy more layers of protection in high-risk access attempts.
  • Allow end users to view and manage their Okta registered devices including self-service options if a device is lost or stolen.

The Okta Devices SDK will be available for

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Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions Announces Regulation Crowdfunding for Robotic Assistance Devices Mobile Subsidiary

Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc., (OTCPK:AITX), is pleased to announce that its majority owned subsidiary Robotic Assistance Devices Mobile, Inc. (RAD-M) has begun a short private placement offering in accordance with Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg. CF) adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) through TruCrowd. Full details can be found here: https://us.trucrowd.com/equity/offer-summary/RAD-M.

RAD-M announces the launch of its dedicated website https://investinradm.com/ that identifies that letters of intent for pre-orders worth more than $16 million in total potential revenue of ROAMEO units have been received from a variety of dealers and end users including Fortune 500 companies.

“I believe this is a great opportunity for a wide variety of investors and enthusiasts to join the #RADArmy as we continue to define the Autonomous Remote Services industry that we expect will join manned guarding and physical security as a multi-billion dollar industry,” said Steve Reinharz, Founder and President of RAD-M. “End

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Mobile Games Thrive, Even As Pandemic Keeps Players Home

Mobile games are thriving as players turn to them for fun and friendship during the pandemic, with increasing numbers of women joining the trend.

“Being stuck at home has not stopped people from playing games on their phones,” said SensorTower mobile insights strategist Craig Chapple. “To the contrary, mobile gaming is more popular than ever.”

Smartphone game play involves taps on touchscreens with just a few moments of play at a time, often while sipping coffee or waiting for transit, in contrast to the console games with immersive worlds that can span hours.

Mobile games appeal to a broader demographic than do shooters and other genres popular on console or PC gamers.

More than 40 percent of mobile gamers are women, according to research firms Newzoo and Statista. That differs from gamers using consoles or personal computers, who are more likely to be males age 12 to 35 years old,

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Isles’ new UBS Arena to prioritize mobile technology

UBS Arena planners want to ensure most of the physical contact in the under-construction building at Belmont Park will take place on the ice during Islanders games.

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically refocused thinking on health and safety protocols, and UBS Arena will prioritize mobile technology to reduce “touch points.”

“We have a chance to build into the original fabric of our arena various things that will keep our fans safe and sound,” Islanders co-owner Jon Ledecky said on a webinar released on Thursday detailing some of the health and safety precautions being designed in conjunction with arena sponsor Northwell Health and developer Oak View Group.

“The most important thing we’re facing off against is the comfort of home and being on the sofa,” Ledecky said. “We have to give a reason for the customer to come out and come to UBS Arena. We have to make sure that the

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Best XCloud Controller For Xbox Cloud Gaming On Mobile

Xbox cloud gaming launched last month with a lineup of more than 170 games. Now, anyone with an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription automatically has access to Xbox cloud gaming (otherwise known as Project xCloud) and can play Xbox games on their Android smartphone or tablet. However, you’ll need a phone controller if you want to experience cloud gaming, and there are a lot of different choices to consider, from official pads that require mobile controller clips to third-party ones that don’t. Thankfully, some of the best Xbox One controllers are compatible with Android devices, and there are a lot of other great cloud gaming controller options as well.

That’s why we’ve tested and identified our picks for the best xCloud controller for use for Xbox cloud gaming on our Android phones. Each of the following controllers provides a unique but great experience, and it can be hard to tell

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