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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Scientists have developed AI that can read your mind and predict your thoughts

At one point in our history, the most impressive example of artificial intelligence was a computer that was really, really good at chess.

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Facebook's new faces of death

Footage posted to Facebook showing the horrific random killing of an elderly man is yet another example of how the social network has become a sort of modern-day Roman coliseum for gruesome acts.

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Opinion: Sandberg amplifies social importance of grief

Sheryl Sandberg’s public mourning is an important example, says Meghan O’Rourke. But her “tough-it-out” message misses an opportunity for change.

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Sandberg amplifies social importance of grief

Sheryl Sandberg’s public mourning is an important example, says Meghan O’Rourke. But her “tough-it-out” message misses an opportunity for change.

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Don't click 'like' on Facebook again until you read this

Facebook has changed the way people do a lot of things online. For example, you probably notice yourself reflexively clicking “like” on anything your friends post on Facebook, even if it’s just to acknowledge you saw it. Scammers are taking advantage of that reflex for a dangerous scam called “like-farming.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/27/dont-click-like-on-facebook-again-until-read-this.html

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Review: Apple's iPad Pro with A9X CPU and 12.9-inch Retina display

Article Image The iPad Pro is Apple’s most fully realized example yet of the future of computing, with a workhorse of a processor and a beautiful 12.9-inch Retina display packed inside a svelte, ultraportable design. Current limitations with iOS apps prevent it from being a PC replacement for the most demanding tasks, and at $799 it won’t appeal to casual users, but we are confident the iPad Pro will carve out a niche in the high-end market.

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Watch Dogs: Analyzing the impact of Nvidia’s GameWorks integration and AMD performance

Watch dogs
Forbes has slammed Watch Dogs as the latest example of GameWorks optimization hurting AMD, but the situation appears to be more complicated than that — and it’s not helped by the generally wretched state of the game in general.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/183095-watch-dogs-analyzing-the-impact-of-nvidias-gameworks-integration-and-amd-performance

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