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Stephen Ritter is Chief Technology Officer at Mitek, a global leader in mobile deposit and digital identity verification solutions.

If future civilizations wanted to study 2020, surely one “historical artifact” they would examine would be the viral supercut of Covid-19 commercials. As most of us have heard repeated ad nauseam, the phrase “these unprecedented times” highlights just how unpredictable the events of 2020 have been.

Among the many unforeseen challenges was the need to provide urgent, widescale access to services via digital channels. Millions faced a dire and immediate need for government assistance and the ability to quickly open new bank accounts or to find new employment virtually. At the same time, companies and municipalities were often delayed in providing for those needs due to a lack of quick onboarding solutions.

As we look back on the year, we must prepare for the next unprecedented moment in history,

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It’s October, and Apple’s entering uncharted territory without having announced a new iPhone by now. Typically Apple announces new iPhone models in September, but this year, things are different. We now expect Apple to announce the iPhone 12 on Oct. 13 or Oct. 14 (here’s why). The delay isn’t really a surprise, as Apple has said this year’s release date is going to be a few weeks later than usual. 



a close up of a camera: Get ready for the iPhone 12 now, instead of waiting until the last minute. Angela Lang/CNET


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Get ready for the iPhone 12 now, instead of waiting until the last minute. Angela Lang/CNET



Get ready for the iPhone 12 now, instead of waiting until the last minute. 


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Get ready for the iPhone 12 now, instead of waiting until the last minute. 


Current rumors point to several new iPhone 12 models, maybe even an iPhone 12 Mini, with a new design (a dark blue color?), 5G connectivity and improved performance. 

With this year’s launch inching closer, it’s not too early to

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Prepare For Conflicts Of Customer Expectations

September 28, 2020 | technology | No Comments

This is the 18th edition of my New Regular series that focuses on how the marketplace is changing in front of our eyes and what small businesses can do about it. Recently placed in the placebo group of a Covid-19 vaccine study, it’s not looking good for Normal.

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, only wizards and fairies had magic wands and customer expectations were easy to anticipate. Now, come back to the rude reality of post-pandemic 2020 and things here are different. 

Let me tell you a story that plays out across Main Street markets every day. This one takes place in Peoria.

A couple is driving through town when John says, “I’m hungry for pizza.” Sue agrees, “As long as it’s pepperoni.”

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Technology is becoming more and more prevalent in our everyday lives as well as the workforce. Recent studies predict that by the year 2010 almost every job in the American workplace will require some use of technology. This influx in technology has caused changes in the way the computer is being used in the workplace and in the way computer literacy needs to be taught in our schools.

When the personal computer was first introduced in the 1980’s, people had to learn how to operate it, program it, and utilize its basic functions. Today, people and businesses are becoming more familiar with technology and using it more as a tool for such things as information gathering, data analysis and interpretation, presenting information, problem solving, communication, etc. This technology is also continually being updated and changed to allow for more efficient and productive work, causing people to have to keep pace … Read More

With the lapse of time, Internet users on mobiles have gradually increased and today it has surpassed the number of users surfing the net through the desktops. Anticipating a further increase in mobile Internet users, Google has announced a significant change in its algorithm in the form of mobile-first indexing.

What is Mobile-First Indexing?

Until now, Google used to crawl your website and index it based on its desktop version. But now, it will index your website and rank it based on the content of your mobile site. This change of prioritizing mobile version of websites in the Google algorithm is termed as Mobile-First Indexing.

All websites essentially need to comply with the norms of this new algorithm, if they want to maintain their Google search engine ranking and get organic traffic to their website through Google. However, if your site is not optimized for this new algorithm, you are … Read More