CPQ: Boost Selling Performance and Accuracy


They say it can take a product idea 10 years to go from concept to mass-market appeal but that might be only an optimist’s viewpoint. Some of the best ideas in CRM right now have been marinating for at least that long — and some for much longer. Two great examples are analytics and CPQ, which companies like Oracle, Salesforce and others have embraced with passion. Interestingly, each technology has traversed a path that needed other technologies to become fully mature. “Analytics” is an old term for what we now call “machine learning.”

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A fighting armored vehicle worthy of summer blockbusters

A new futuristic vehicle has something to appeal to all sorts of heroes in this summer’s blockbusters, whether it is Jason Bourne, the Suicide Squad or Batman.

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Supreme Court Snubs Google's AdWords Appeal


The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Google’s appeal of a lower court ruling in a suit alleging the company used deceptive practices in the sale and placement of advertising through its AdWords program between 2004 and 2008. Google, a unit of Alphabet, sought to overturn the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals September 2015 ruling that the lawsuit could go forward as a class action case. The case, originally filed in 2008, alleges that Google placed clients’ advertising on parked domain and error pages.

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High court rejects Google's appeal in class action lawsuit

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from Google over a class action lawsuit filed by advertisers who claim the internet company displayed their ads on “low quality” web sites.

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Google Challenges Right to Be Forgotten in French High Court


Google on Thursday filed an appeal with France’s supreme administrative court over an order from a privacy regulator requiring it to scrub certain search results around the world under a law called “the right to be forgotten.” The March order from the CNIL requires Google and other search engines to delist the information of Europeans that shows up in searches for their name, even if the link points to truthful information and lawfully published websites referencing newspaper articles or government websites, according to Google.

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Supreme Court to End Samsung, Apple Patent Brawl


The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal from Samsung regarding its patent dispute with Apple. The case stems from a 2011 lawsuit by Apple that alleged Samsung copied certain design elements and features from the iPhone and iPad and used them in Samsung Galaxy phones and tablet computers. A jury in 2012 awarded $1 billion to Apple, finding that Samsung had used some of Apple’s tap-to-zoom technology. The award was later reduced. The companies reached a partial agreement in December.

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US Supreme Court to tackle money owed in Apple v. Samsung patent fight

Article Image The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a Samsung appeal in the legal battle over how much it owes Apple for infringing iPhone patents, it was revealed on Monday.

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How to find out if you are included in Apple's $450M e-book settlement

Article Image With the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear Apple’s appeal, the company will now dole out some $400 million to consumers to offset changes it caused in e-book pricing. Here’s how to know if you’ll get some store credit (or cash) back.

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Apple to pay $450M fine after US Supreme Court rejects e-book antitrust appeal

Article Image The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revealed it won’t hear Apple’s appeal in its iBooks antitrust lawsuit, leaving the iPad maker to pay a $450 million fine to resolve the dispute.

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Apple appeals to Supreme Court in e-books price fixing antitrust case

Apple is looking to file an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in order to overturn previous court decisions, which found that the company conspired with book publishers to fix the price of e-books.

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Supreme Court won’t hear Google’s appeal in Java API case

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The Supreme Court has refused to hear Google’s appeal in its ongoing fight with Oracle. Now the fight over Java will head to a lower court to determine if Google’s infringement is characterized as fair use.

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Uber Loses Crucial California Court Battle


Uber on Tuesday filed an appeal of a California Labor Commission ruling that is widely viewed as a threat to the company’s business model. The ruling resulted from a claim filed by a San Francisco driver against Uber last year. Details of the earlier action emerged when Uber moved to appeal the commission’s decision handed down in March. The commission found that the plaintiff was an employee of Uber rather than an independent contractor, as the company had maintained. It ordered payment of $4,152 in reimbursable expenses and interest.

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Google loses UK appeal in Safari cookie tracking case, could face trial

The U.K.’s Court of Appeal has denied Google’s request to block lawsuits from British consumers over the search giant’s disregard for Safari privacy restrictions designed to prevent advertisers from tracking users.



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Chromebook Pixel vs. Apple MacBook: The same, but different

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Announced just days apart, the new MacBook and Chromebook Pixel appeal to different kinds of users, but they have a few things in common.

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Supreme Court Turns Deaf Ear to Google's Street View Appeal


The Supreme Court has declined Google’s appeal of a lower-court ruling in a class-action lawsuit that alleges it violated federal wiretap laws with its Street View cars. The court left in place a decision the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed down in September. The appeals court declined to dismiss the case, ruling that Google was not exempt from liability under the federal Wiretap Act after it inadvertently gathered usernames, passwords, emails, and other information from private WiFi networks while collecting data for Street View.

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As EU launches probe into Apple's taxes, Intel slapped with record $1.4B anti-competition fine

Apple partner Intel attempted to appeal a $1.44 billion fine from the European Union for unfair business practices, but the chipmaker lost that bid on Thursday when a court determined that the record fine would stand.



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Apple wins broad injunction against Samsung in The Netherlands over bounce-back patent

Samsung lost an appeal in the Netherlands over its infringement of Apple’s bounce-back patent, resulting in a broad injunction against selling accused devices and all other infringing devices that Samsung has introduced or will introduce.



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Can Ivy Ross Make Google Glass Haute Couture?


Google Glass, whose appeal so far seems limited to uber-geeks, may be taking on a new image, thanks to Google’s hiring of Ivy Ross, known for her work at Calvin Klein, Coach, Gap and, most recently, Art.com, where she was CMO. Ross will assume her new post as head of Google Glass May 19. “I look forward to answering the seemingly simple, but truly audacious questions Glass poses,” Ross wrote in a post on Google+. “Can technology be something that frees us up and keeps us in the moment, rather than taking us out of it?

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