Walmart Throws Down Gauntlet to Amazon


Walmart on Tuesday outlined plans to grow its critically important e-commerce business in the U.S. by 40 percent over the next fiscal year. The company intends to leverage a series of key acquisitions and its more than 4,600 brick-and-mortar locations to mount a direct challenge to Amazon for millennial customers. Walmart — the largest retail operation in the world and the leading U.S. challenger to Amazon — presented its objectives at its annual meeting with Wall Street analysts, where CEO Doug McMillon said the company is committed to turning itself into a digital powerhouse.

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Cute floating space drone sends first images from ISS

The JEM Internal Ball Camera looks like a cool high-tech toy but is fulfilling an important role for astronauts on the International Space Station.

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AMD, Nvidia GPUs for Cryptocurrency Mining Unveiled

GPU mining might be all the rage again, but there’s an important difference this time around — now, the GPU manufacturers are looking to cash in on the craze.

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Skylake-X Packs a Punch, but It’s Not Intel’s Best Gaming CPU

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While the overall performance level of the new CPUs looks fairly solid, there’s one important thing to keep in mind for gaming.

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AMD Updates Ryzen’s Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver

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AMD’s latest chipset driver contains important updates for anyone using a Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 7 system.

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Symantec doubles down on network security with the Norton Core, a stylish home router

Securing your home network has become more important than ever, especially if you found a new smart-home device under the Christmas tree this year, and Symantec plans to help you out with a cool geodesic-dome-shaped router.

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Xactly CEO Christopher Cabrera: Understanding CRM's Boundaries


It’s important to recognize that “CRM is growing up,” said Xactly CEO Christopher Cabrera. “It’s becoming more useful to the CRM user, who is predominantly the sales rep or whoever is managing the customer relationship. The sales performance management, or SPM, space is on a collision course with CRM, because what CRM doesn’t do is allow the reps that are using it to make sense of it all, and how it affects them and their compensation. We’re seeing an expansion of CRM to add more functionality, so it gives more power to the user … .”

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Zendesk SVP Matt Price: CRM's Super-Exciting Road Ahead


The most important trends in CRM right now are “the rise of the millennials, the rise of the promoter economy, and the rise of the conscious consumer,” said Matt Price, Zendesk’s SVP of emerging businesses. “The ‘R’ in CRM is relationship, and all of these things impact how we develop relationships with our customers. We’re moving beyond a series of transactions to relationships. Even 10 years ago with traditional CRM, it was really down to the customer’s financial transaction history and the notes that the CSR rep put in the customer record.”

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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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What SMBs Want From IT Services


When small businesses choose an IT and support service provider, the two most important considerations are the provider’s ability to include all of the company’s devices and provide a comprehensive IT service plan. More than half of small businesses that use professional IT services use two or more services. However, small businesses may have to rely on multiple vendors to address their IT needs, resulting in a highly fragmented IT and support services market.

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Apple Watch takes 71 percent share of teen market, iPhone remains strong, study says

Article Image Apple’s mobile product lines continue to perform well with the all important U.S. teen demographic, as a new spring 2016 survey put Apple Watch far ahead in the nascent smartwatch game, while iPhone exhibited expectedly consistent growth.

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Google adds 3D Touch, mid-trip detours to Maps for iOS

Article Image Google on Monday released an important update to the iOS edition of Maps, bringing 3D Touch to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and mid-route detours to both iPhones and iPads.

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This week on AppleInsider: New betas, iAd flies the white flag, Apple Music hits 10M users & more

Article Image Apple news was perhaps mercifully quiet this week — but the company did hit important milestones with Mac sales and Apple Music, while finally giving up the ghost for its long-suffering iAd division.

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Here's Johny Srouji: Apple's newest executive pioneered company's custom A-series chips

Article Image After playing integral roles in two of Apple’s most important product innovations –?its custom A-series processors and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor –?Johny Srouji has been rewarded with a new title that sees him reporting directly to CEO Tim Cook.

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