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The best deals to shop from Best Buy’s competing sale

In competition with Prime Day 2020, Best Buy is hosting its own blowout sale. (Photo: Apple / Dyson / Reviewed)

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Move aside, Prime Day 2020! Best Buy is here to compete with Amazon’s annual deals extravaganza with a massive two-day sale of its own. On October 13 and 14 (the same dates as this year’s Prime Day), the big-box retailer is hosting an early Black Friday-level sales event featuring hundreds of incredible deals on top-rated 4K TVs, laptops, wireless headphones and more that tech lovers won’t want to miss.

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To help customers shop this sale, Best Buy is offering both curbside pickup and in-store pickup, plus alternative-location pickups at select

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Immersion Announces Partnership with ANA Avatar XPRIZE to Support Competing Teams in Developing Physical Avatar Systems

Haptics play a central role in the competition’s challenge; Immersion to provide technology solutions and advise competing teams on the use of haptics

Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ: IMMR), the leading developer and provider of technologies for haptics, today announced its support for the ANA Avatar XPRIZE – a competition challenging teams to develop a physical Avatar System that will transport an operator’s senses, actions, and presence to a remote location in real-time.

The competition aims to realize technology that can bypass the barriers of distance and time to enable people to physically experience a remote location or provide on-the-ground assistance. As of this writing, 77 Qualified Teams are competing to develop an Avatar System with which an operator can see, hear, and interact within a remote environment in a manner that feels as if they are truly there.

“Avatars will help reimagine the human experience, giving us authentic, sensory-driven connections that

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How You Succeed In Consulting When You’re Competing With Industry Heavyweights

Succeeding in launching a new consulting firm, especially in an industry ruled by dynasty firms or cutthroat young startups, is a complicated undertaking. 

While there are many elements that have to be just right if a firm is going to bring in clients—excellent staff, strong processes, etc.—the most important of these is the ability to build trust. 

After all, there’s no shortage of consultants who offer most, if not all, the same services your brand-new firm does. So how do you get them to pick you? 

In my experience, it all boils down to building trust. If you can build deep trust with a client, they’ll choose you over your competitors every time—even if that competitor has a shiny new hire or brand-new analysis tool. 

I wanted to hear from

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