Salesforce Gets Granular


If you need an example of digital disruption, you can’t do better than the retail banking industry. A byzantine collection of rules and regulations plus the overhang of many legacy systems have conspired to prevent banks from becoming more involved with their customers. Even innovations like the ATM, which entered the scene several decades ago, only serve to distance banks from their customers. This leaves plenty of opportunity for upstart technology vendors to disrupt the applecart.

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Huge 'Petya' ransomware attack hits Europe, sparks mass disruption

A new ransomware attack has hit organizations across Europe, sparking mass disruption, particularly in Ukraine.

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Deconstructing the Software Business


The disruption of the IT and software industry by the rapid rise of cloud and SaaS continues to take a toll on the biggest players in the business. In their latest round of desperate moves to reposition themselves in the radically changing marketplace, the major companies of the past have been willing to relinquish many of their software assets to refocus their efforts on new market opportunities. Unfortunately, the divestiture of these software businesses is a classic, shortsighted “throwing the baby out with the bathwater” tactic.

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CES: The disruption of electronics  

Some people believe we’re on the eve of disruption. Once upon a time, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was about continuing the advancement of new entertainment devices. Now, it’s all about blowing up our notions about how those devices are supposed to work.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/09/ces-disruption-electronics/

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Widespread Verizon Wireless outage affecting payments and new phone sales

Verizon Wireless is experiencing a widespread billing service disruption that has been ongoing for nearly two days, leaving would-be customers — and existing subscribers who want to upgrade — in the lurch.



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