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Buyers’ Guide: Prices dropping for data visualization software

Buyers of data visualization software are enjoying “steady price drops” due to intense vendor competition, according to IBISWorld. Download this free procurement report, which analyzes the vendors, pricing trends and ways to negotiate...

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TeleSign wants to take on Twilio

CaaS, CPaaS or developer platform? No matter the name, comms as an API is the future game.

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Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' dev track

Mozilla has decided to drop one of Firefox's preview tracks that let customers test early versions of the browser before wider deployment.

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The human side of the data revolution

We the people are the source of most of the massive data accumulation now taking place. But are we being left out of the equation?

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On-premises HR users risk being left behind, Oracle says

The shift to cloud-based software isn’t simple. Some customers have had to hire integrators to make the move, and cite ROI of three or four years.

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CRM implementation: Change is hard but it's worth it

Implementing new CRM like Salesforce requires stopping and examining your processes. But there are ways to do it right.

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A.I. in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

Artificial intelligence will be a critical driver of the U.S. economy. See what IBM’s Watson is doing at GlaxoSmithKline, Staples and 1-800-Flowers.

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How United Airlines can meld action and social media to save its brand

If executives at United Airlines want to rescue their brand, and quite possibly the fate of their company, they need to make concrete changes and then use social media to turn around the conversation.

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42% off TurboTax Deluxe 2016 Tax Software Federal & State - Deal Alert

No Tax Knowledge Needed. TurboTax will ask you easy questions to get to know you and fill in all the right tax forms for you. And TurboTax is tailored to your unique situation—it will search for the deductions and credits you deserve,...

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New guidelines point to an augmented future

The augmented reality guidelines will promote interoperability, their creators said.

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Cisco fortifies storage throughput, analytics

Cisco took the wraps off several products aimed at helping fibre channel customers increase the speed, capacity and management of their storage environments.

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Sprinklr takes on the big boys of customer experience

It’s a busy space with some high-profile players, so you’d be forgiven for being unaware of Sprinklr.

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Microsoft acquires Deis to boost its Kubernetes chops

Microsoft is acquiring Deis, a company that makes tools to work with the Kubernetes open-source container orchestration system. The deal, announced Monday, marks Microsoft’s continued interest in container orchestration.

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50% off Dishonored 2 Limited Edition, PC, Xbox One and PS4 - Deal Alert

Reprise your role as a supernatural assassin, and play your way in a world where mysticism and industry collide. The story responds to your choices, leading to intriguing outcomes, as you play through each of the game's hand-crafted...

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RStudio makes another high-profile hire

After Jenny Bryan and Max Kuhn joined the company last fall, Hadley Wickham told me he didn't plan to add to his team "in the near future." It looks like the near future has passed.

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Email-based attacks exploit unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word

Attackers for the past few months have been exploiting an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word to compromise computers and infect them with malware.

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A.I. player AlphaGo to play Chinese Go champion

DeepMind’s AlphaGo program will test its artificial intelligence capabilities in May against top Go player Ke Jie.

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Microsoft launches Windows 10 beta program for business users

Business users get access to their own version of the Windows 10 beta program this week. Microsoft unveiled the Windows Insider Program for Business, alongside its first post-Creators Update Windows 10 beta.

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Pairing Galaxy S8 with Microsoft apps seen as benefit to business customers

Samsung and Microsoft? Yes, they are indeed working together on providing access to Windows apps for Galaxy S8 phones.

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Review: Amazon QuickSight covers the BI basics

A promising data analysis tool in the cloud, QuickSight is easy to use but limited in terms of visualization types.

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