Amazon's lack of income tax paid has become an 'uncomfortable question'

Amazon has shown no sign of slowing down in recent years, expanding into areas such as cloud computing, logistics and most recently, firmly entrenching itself in the $800 billion grocery market with its acquisition of Whole Foods.

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Leveraging IoT to Redefine Your Business


While most businesses are focusing their efforts to capitalize on the Internet of Things in areas that will generate immediate cost-savings and operating efficiencies, a number of IoT pioneers already are leveraging a new generation of connected products to fundamentally change their business models. There is no question that the safest bet in today’s IoT environment is targeting narrowly defined deployments aimed at producing quick results. In most cases, this means adding sensors to existing products.

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STEM: Inspiring young minds to embrace what is all around them

Science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM for short – are areas of education that are so vital to our daily life they cannot be ignored.

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Watch this eagle take down a drone with a spectacular 'talon punch'

Keeping quadcopters away from restricted areas like airports or the homes of important politicians is a growing challenge facing officials everywhere, though after watching the video above they might want to hire a wedge-tailed eagle or two.

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Apple Maps vehicles project expands to 13 new US states in July

Apple on Wednesday announced upcoming survey areas for its Apple Maps vehicle initiative, revealing its sensor-laden vans will be tooling around a total of 27 new U.S. locales come mid-July, including an expansion into 13 states.

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Changing Sales Behaviors Through Creative Compensation


The idea of using incentives to drive business behaviors is not a new one. It happens in all areas of business, but it’s most obvious in sales, where compensation is tied to performance. This is the most basic type of incentive, and it’s used to get people who sell for a living to sell. However, other incentives can drive behaviors more complex than simply selling. An incentive is different from a commission. Ideally, it’s a reward for doing something different — something that benefits both the business and the person who’s being incented.

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Sprint looks to improve its LTE coverage by teaming up with rural carriers

In order to further improve its 4G LTE network in rural areas, Sprint teamed up with 15 rural carriers, raising the total number in the program to 27. In return, these rural carriers gain low-cost access to Sprint’s 4G LTE network.The post Sprint looks to improve its LTE coverage by teaming up with rural carriers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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3 reasons voice quality on smart phones still sucks

While smart phones continue to leap forward in most areas, from intuitive assistants and speedy data connections to dazzling displays and credible cameras, they seem to be mired in the mud when i…

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