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  • Last month, The Drive reported on Yariv Bash’s Israel drone delivery company, Flytrex, and its ambition of becoming the world’s first autonomous drone delivery system. The goal is for the Flytrex name to hold the kind of status in the minds of consumers that FedEx does, at least when it comes to questions regarding drone delivery. It was only a month ago that Flytrex was successfully running pilot programs alongside the Ukrainian postal service to prepare its autonomous system for full-scale implementation; now, it's moved on to officially delivering food. According to Flytrex’s press release, the company has officially begun launching food deliveries via drone in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavík. Flytrex partnered with Aha, which is the go-to online marketplace for the country (think Amazon, but Icelandic), in order to bring the potential success of this to the highest domestic scale possible. The partnership claims to be "the world's first operational on-demand urban dro..

    Flytrex Launches World’s First Autonomous Drone Delivery System in Iceland

    Last month, The Drive reported on Yariv Bash’s Israel drone delivery company, Flytrex, and its ambition of becoming the world’s first autonomous drone delivery system. The goal is for the Flytrex name to hold the kind of status in the minds of consumers that FedEx does, at least when it comes to questions regarding drone delivery. It was only a month ago that Flytrex was successfully running pilot programs alongside the Ukrainian postal service to prepare its autonomous system for full-scale implementation; now, it's moved on to officially delivering food. According to Flytrex’s press release, the company has officially begun launching food deliveries via drone in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavík. Flytrex partnered with Aha, which is the go-to online marketplace for the country (think Amazon, but Icelandic), in order to bring the potential success of this to the highest domestic scale possible. The partnership claims to be "the world's first operational on-demand urban dro..
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  • We’re often told that the web is increasingly mobile, and that it is imperative for businesses to adapt their marketing strategies to be ‘mobile-first’ in order to capitalize on this shift in internet behavior. But just how mobile is the web in 2017, and what does this mean for search? SEO and performance marketing agency BrightEdge today released a new report which sheds light on this question, and on the steadily widening gap between mobile and desktop search. I spoke to Erik Newton, VP of Customer Marketing and Head of SEO at BrightEdge, about the report’s findings, Google’s mobile-first index tests, and how SEOs can adapt their strategy to account for the increasing divergence between desktop and mobile. Majority mobile: 57% of web traffic is now mobile & tablet devices In one of the key findings of the research, BrightEdge reports that 57% of web traffic now originates from mobile and tablet devices – meaning that close to 6 out of every 10 consumers are using a mobile device...

    Why SEOs can’t afford to wait around for a mobile-first index

    We’re often told that the web is increasingly mobile, and that it is imperative for businesses to adapt their marketing strategies to be ‘mobile-first’ in order to capitalize on this shift in internet behavior. But just how mobile is the web in 2017, and what does this mean for search? SEO and performance marketing agency BrightEdge today released a new report which sheds light on this question, and on the steadily widening gap between mobile and desktop search. I spoke to Erik Newton, VP of Customer Marketing and Head of SEO at BrightEdge, about the report’s findings, Google’s mobile-first index tests, and how SEOs can adapt their strategy to account for the increasing divergence between desktop and mobile. Majority mobile: 57% of web traffic is now mobile & tablet devices In one of the key findings of the research, BrightEdge reports that 57% of web traffic now originates from mobile and tablet devices – meaning that close to 6 out of every 10 consumers are using a mobile device...
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  • Eddie Howe was relieved after Bournemouth's 2-1 Carabao Cup win over Birmingham at St. Andrew's. The Bournemouth manager saw his side chalk up their first win of the season following an indifferent start to the campaign. Howe was particularly pleased to see Bournemouth bounce back after Birmingham took a first-half lead through Maikel Kieftenbeld. Ryan Fraser equalised 52 seconds into the second half with his first goal since January and t he winner was smartly scored by Marc Pugh in the 68th minute. Howe, who made eight changes to the side beaten 2-0 by Watford, admitted: "First and foremost we wanted to win. "We made it difficult for ourselves going one down but the players showed really good character, especially with the start we've had this season. "The pleasing feature was to take our chances. In the previous two games we have not really had a shot in anger. "The two goals will give the lads a big boost going into the next game and it was pleasing the pos..

    Eddie Howe glad to see Bournemouth pick up first win of the season at Birmingham

    Eddie Howe was relieved after Bournemouth's 2-1 Carabao Cup win over Birmingham at St. Andrew's. The Bournemouth manager saw his side chalk up their first win of the season following an indifferent start to the campaign. Howe was particularly pleased to see Bournemouth bounce back after Birmingham took a first-half lead through Maikel Kieftenbeld. Ryan Fraser equalised 52 seconds into the second half with his first goal since January and t he winner was smartly scored by Marc Pugh in the 68th minute. Howe, who made eight changes to the side beaten 2-0 by Watford, admitted: "First and foremost we wanted to win. "We made it difficult for ourselves going one down but the players showed really good character, especially with the start we've had this season. "The pleasing feature was to take our chances. In the previous two games we have not really had a shot in anger. "The two goals will give the lads a big boost going into the next game and it was pleasing the pos..
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  • Nokia 6 (Review) went on sale for the first time in India on Wednesday, and went out of stock within a few seconds of becoming available at the designated time of 12pm IST. This isn't very surprising, however, considering over a million people registered for the first Nokia 6 sale on Amazon India, HMD Global's exclusive online partner in the country. These 1 million registrations were by August 10 itself, and the company allowed registrations for the first sale till August 21, a full 11 days more. To buy the Nokia 6 in India, registering online with Amazon is necessary. The next sale will be a week from now, on Wednesday, August 30, and registrations are currently open. To recall, the Nokia 6 was launched in India back in June, alongside the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5.Nokia 6 reviewNokia 6 price in India, launch offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Launch offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks u..

    Nokia 6 First Sale Over in Seconds on Amazon India, Next Sale on August 30

    Nokia 6 (Review) went on sale for the first time in India on Wednesday, and went out of stock within a few seconds of becoming available at the designated time of 12pm IST. This isn't very surprising, however, considering over a million people registered for the first Nokia 6 sale on Amazon India, HMD Global's exclusive online partner in the country. These 1 million registrations were by August 10 itself, and the company allowed registrations for the first sale till August 21, a full 11 days more. To buy the Nokia 6 in India, registering online with Amazon is necessary. The next sale will be a week from now, on Wednesday, August 30, and registrations are currently open. To recall, the Nokia 6 was launched in India back in June, alongside the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5.Nokia 6 reviewNokia 6 price in India, launch offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Launch offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks u..
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  • Nokia 6 (Review), the mid-range Android smartphone from HMD Global, will go on sale for the first time in India on Wednesday. The smartphone will be available to buy via Amazon India at 12pm IST. To recall, the Nokia 6 was launched in India back in June, alongside the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5. While the other two smartphones have already been made available in India via offline stores, the Nokia 6 is only now going on sale. Amazon has launch offers listed as well, including a free bundled data offer from Vodafone for the new Nokia handset. Registrations for the first sale on Wednesday closed on Monday, and those who register now can participate in the August 30 sale next week. The Nokia 6 will be made available in Matte Black, Silver, and Tempered Blue colour variants.Nokia 6 reviewNokia 6 price in India, launch offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Launch offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks up to Rs...

    Nokia 6 to Go on Sale for First Time in India Today via Amazon: Price, Launch Offers, Specifications

    Nokia 6 (Review), the mid-range Android smartphone from HMD Global, will go on sale for the first time in India on Wednesday. The smartphone will be available to buy via Amazon India at 12pm IST. To recall, the Nokia 6 was launched in India back in June, alongside the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5. While the other two smartphones have already been made available in India via offline stores, the Nokia 6 is only now going on sale. Amazon has launch offers listed as well, including a free bundled data offer from Vodafone for the new Nokia handset. Registrations for the first sale on Wednesday closed on Monday, and those who register now can participate in the August 30 sale next week. The Nokia 6 will be made available in Matte Black, Silver, and Tempered Blue colour variants.Nokia 6 reviewNokia 6 price in India, launch offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Launch offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks up to Rs...
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  • Nokia 6, the mid-range Android smartphone from HMD Global, will go on sale for the first time in India on Wednesday. The smartphone will be available to buy via Amazon India at 12pm IST. To recall, the Nokia 6 was launched in India back in June, alongside the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5. While the other two smartphones have already been made available in India via offline stores, the Nokia 6 is only now going on sale. Amazon has launch offers listed as well, including a free bundled data offer from Vodafone. Registrations for the first sale on Wednesday closed on Monday, and those who register now can participate in the August 30 sale next week. The Nokia 6 will be made available in Matte Black, Silver, and Tempered Blue colour variants.Nokia 6 price in India, launch offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Launch offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks up to Rs. 300, Rs. 2,500 discount on MakeMyTrip (Rs. 1,800 ..

    Nokia 6 to Go on Sale for First Time in India Today via Amazon: Price, Specifications

    Nokia 6, the mid-range Android smartphone from HMD Global, will go on sale for the first time in India on Wednesday. The smartphone will be available to buy via Amazon India at 12pm IST. To recall, the Nokia 6 was launched in India back in June, alongside the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5. While the other two smartphones have already been made available in India via offline stores, the Nokia 6 is only now going on sale. Amazon has launch offers listed as well, including a free bundled data offer from Vodafone. Registrations for the first sale on Wednesday closed on Monday, and those who register now can participate in the August 30 sale next week. The Nokia 6 will be made available in Matte Black, Silver, and Tempered Blue colour variants.Nokia 6 price in India, launch offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Launch offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks up to Rs. 300, Rs. 2,500 discount on MakeMyTrip (Rs. 1,800 ..
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  • Remember HP's cube-shaped Omen X desktop from last year? Now, the company has gone ahead and launched its first laptop with the Omen X branding. As you might expect from an Omen X branded product, the new laptop is aimed at gaming enthusiasts. Interestingly, the new Omen X laptop comes with thermals to support unlocked CPUs to allow overclocking and factory-overclocked GPUs, as per the company. The pricing for the Omen X gaming laptop starts from $2,299 (roughly Rs. 1.47 lakhs) and it will be made available for purchase from HP's website from November.The new Omen X laptop from HP is aimed at the e-sports athletes and comes with seventh-generation unlocked Intel Core i7 processors, XMP memory options for memory overclocking and tested profiles up to DDR4-2800, and factory-overclocked graphics cards up to Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, HP said in its release. The laptop will be offered with screen options up to 4K resolution with 120Hz (with G-Sync) frequency.The new gaming laptop..

    HP Launches Its First Omen X-Branded Gaming Laptop, Sports a GeForce GTX 1080 GPU

    Remember HP's cube-shaped Omen X desktop from last year? Now, the company has gone ahead and launched its first laptop with the Omen X branding. As you might expect from an Omen X branded product, the new laptop is aimed at gaming enthusiasts. Interestingly, the new Omen X laptop comes with thermals to support unlocked CPUs to allow overclocking and factory-overclocked GPUs, as per the company. The pricing for the Omen X gaming laptop starts from $2,299 (roughly Rs. 1.47 lakhs) and it will be made available for purchase from HP's website from November.The new Omen X laptop from HP is aimed at the e-sports athletes and comes with seventh-generation unlocked Intel Core i7 processors, XMP memory options for memory overclocking and tested profiles up to DDR4-2800, and factory-overclocked graphics cards up to Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, HP said in its release. The laptop will be offered with screen options up to 4K resolution with 120Hz (with G-Sync) frequency.The new gaming laptop..
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  • Chinese brand Coolpad has announced its Cool Play 6 smartphone for the Indian market, with September 4 as the release date. The company says it is pushing the boundaries of the affordable smartphone segment with the Cool Play 6 and its 6GB of RAM, and expects the competition to follow suit. Whether that will happen anytime soon is anybody’s guess, but a phone with 6GB of system memory is sure to create a buzz in the market. Thankfully, on paper at least, the device is no slouch in other departments either. It boasts of features such as a metal unibody, a large screen, dual cameras on the back, and a big battery, among others. We spent some time with the new Coolpad phone over the past few days, and here are our first impressions.The first thing you will notice about the Cool Play 6 is that it looks quite similar to a lot of other phones from Chinese companies. Influences of the LeEco Le Max 2 are apparent, though the edges on the back are more curved. Holding this phone with one hand ..

    Coolpad Cool Play 6 First Impressions

    Chinese brand Coolpad has announced its Cool Play 6 smartphone for the Indian market, with September 4 as the release date. The company says it is pushing the boundaries of the affordable smartphone segment with the Cool Play 6 and its 6GB of RAM, and expects the competition to follow suit. Whether that will happen anytime soon is anybody’s guess, but a phone with 6GB of system memory is sure to create a buzz in the market. Thankfully, on paper at least, the device is no slouch in other departments either. It boasts of features such as a metal unibody, a large screen, dual cameras on the back, and a big battery, among others. We spent some time with the new Coolpad phone over the past few days, and here are our first impressions.The first thing you will notice about the Cool Play 6 is that it looks quite similar to a lot of other phones from Chinese companies. Influences of the LeEco Le Max 2 are apparent, though the edges on the back are more curved. Holding this phone with one hand ..
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  • Kyle Walker had a home debut to forget for Manchester City on Monday night as he was sent off before half-time.The £50million summer signing from Tottenham picked up his first yellow card in the 42nd minute - not long after Wayne Rooney had put Everton ahead - for a foul on visiting defender Leighton Baines.Then, just two minutes later, the England full-back was heading for an early bath after being cautioned a second time, this time following a collision with Dominic Calvert-Lewin under a high ball.City managed to escape with a draw thanks to Raheem Sterling's late equaliser, but it was an evening Walker will not look back on fondly.Here Press Association Sport looks at some other home debuts of players which did not go to plan.Jonathan Woodgate (Real Madrid)The England international's nightmare start to life at Real Madrid in 2005 is one of the most well-known. More than a year after arriving from Newcastle in a £13.4million deal - injury delaying his debut - Woodgate..

    Home is where the hurt is – players who made a bad first impression

    Kyle Walker had a home debut to forget for Manchester City on Monday night as he was sent off before half-time.The £50million summer signing from Tottenham picked up his first yellow card in the 42nd minute - not long after Wayne Rooney had put Everton ahead - for a foul on visiting defender Leighton Baines.Then, just two minutes later, the England full-back was heading for an early bath after being cautioned a second time, this time following a collision with Dominic Calvert-Lewin under a high ball.City managed to escape with a draw thanks to Raheem Sterling's late equaliser, but it was an evening Walker will not look back on fondly.Here Press Association Sport looks at some other home debuts of players which did not go to plan.Jonathan Woodgate (Real Madrid)The England international's nightmare start to life at Real Madrid in 2005 is one of the most well-known. More than a year after arriving from Newcastle in a £13.4million deal - injury delaying his debut - Woodgate..
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  • Accrington to check on fitness of Tyler Forbes ahead of West Brom clashAccrington will check on the fitness of Tyler Forbes ahead of the visit of West Brom in the Carabao Cup.Forbes missed the league win against Mansfield at the weekend after coming off at half-time with an injury in the 3-2 loss at Yeovil.Stanley boss John Coleman has no new injuries so his options are good should he feel the need to make any changes.Simon Bloch Jorgensen started against Preston in the previous round and he could be in goal again, while the likes of Scott Brown and Jonathan Edwards could also come into the team.West Brom head coach Tony Pulis is expected to give his fringe players some game time.The likes of Rekeem Harper, Jonathan Leko and Kane Wilson have been included in the squad for both Premier League matches so far this season but the young trio could start the second-round tie on Tuesday night, along with Boaz Myhill and Salomon Rondon.James Morrison may be involved for the first time t..

    Accrington Stanley V West Brom at Store First Stadium : Match Preview

    Accrington to check on fitness of Tyler Forbes ahead of West Brom clashAccrington will check on the fitness of Tyler Forbes ahead of the visit of West Brom in the Carabao Cup.Forbes missed the league win against Mansfield at the weekend after coming off at half-time with an injury in the 3-2 loss at Yeovil.Stanley boss John Coleman has no new injuries so his options are good should he feel the need to make any changes.Simon Bloch Jorgensen started against Preston in the previous round and he could be in goal again, while the likes of Scott Brown and Jonathan Edwards could also come into the team.West Brom head coach Tony Pulis is expected to give his fringe players some game time.The likes of Rekeem Harper, Jonathan Leko and Kane Wilson have been included in the squad for both Premier League matches so far this season but the young trio could start the second-round tie on Tuesday night, along with Boaz Myhill and Salomon Rondon.James Morrison may be involved for the first time t..
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