Machines Could Become Driving Force Behind CX


Customer experience improvements have become an important part of companies’ digital transformations, according to survey results Mitel released Tuesday. More than 2,500 senior IT decision makers across North America, the UK, France, Germany and Australia responded to the survey. The participants represented businesses ranging from 250 to 10,000-plus employees in a wide range of industries. Customers, particularly millennials, readily have embraced digital technology in their day-to-day lives, the report suggests.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support

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Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update is now available, with a range of improvements and additional features.

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AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

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AMD launched a major driver update with a suite of improvements for gamers and professional developers alike.

The post AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2017

At I/O 2017, Google announced new products powered by machine learning, some big improvements to Assistant and Google Home, and it offered up a glimpse of the future of Android in your car.

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Early Windows 10 Game Mode testing shows performance regressions, minimal improvement

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Microsoft’s Game Mode gets put to the test — what kind of improvements, if any, can users expect?

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Microsoft’s Creators Update will include a new Windows Defender Security Center

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Windows 10’s Creators Update will pack a number of improvements, including a new Windows Defender Security Center and a centralized location for managing devices and applications.

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Flashing the peace sign can get your identity stolen

Thanks to improvements in technology, the following popular hand gestures are no longer advised in photos: waving, giving the thumbs up, and flashing the peace sign.

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Intel details Goldmont CPU architecture at the heart of Apollo Lake

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After months of silence on its CPU improvements, Intel’s programming and reference guides have told us what the company didn’t disclose.

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Samsung announces fourth-gen 14nm node, plans 10nm improvements, and shows off 7nm EUV wafer

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Samsung unveiled a new round of process node improvements at 10nm and 14nm this week — and claims to be pushing ahead with 7nm EUV, despite being the only foundry currently promising to use the next-generation lithography system at the 7nm node.

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Tesla: Autopilot improvements coming

Tesla will roll out “major improvements” to its so-called Autopilot software with new versions of the software that will soon be downloaded to owners’ Model S and Model X electric vehicles, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday on Twitter.

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5 reasons why your Wi-Fi is slow (and how to fix it)

For the two decades that the internet has been in our lives, despite all the changes and technology improvements, one constant has remained: pokey connections.

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Apple Maps vans operating around the clock in run-up to 'iOS 10' debut

Article Image With Apple widely expected to announce improvements for its in-house mapping effort alongside “iOS 10″ this summer, the company’s fleet of sensor-laden vans continues to ply the streets — even at night.

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Intel Reports Progress in Achieving Diversity


Intel this week released a new report showing some major improvements and continued challenges in its effort to achieve workforce diversity, and challenged rival companies to show their cards. The report comes a year after Intel CEO Brian Krzanich pledged to make improvements amid a sea of criticism about the industry’s domination by young white males. He announced a plan to spend $300 million to achieve certain goals in making Intel’s workforce more diverse, including reaching “full representation” in hiring by the year 2020.

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AMD quarterly results show improvement, Zen will address 80 percent of server market

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AMD’s Q4 2015 figures are in, and they show some small improvements compared to what we saw in Q3 of last year. We also heard a few tidbits on Zen performance and expectations for 2016 as a whole.

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New Parental Leave Policies, Bookstore Show Amazon's Softer Side


Amazon has informed employees of significant improvements to its parental leave policies. It also announced the opening of its first physical bookstore in a letter to customers. Both moves no doubt have been in the works for a while, but the timing of the announcements may not be coincidental. Amazon’s image could use some buffing, having become tarnished in the aftermath of sharply unfavorable publicity. It seems that lurking in the back of the company’s mind has been whether success has been too costly for its employees and its reputation.

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Future Chrome for Mac update may solve problems with memory, performance

A test build of Google’s forthcoming Chrome 46 makes substantial improvements to the performance of the Web browser on the Mac, according to one early glimpse at the software.

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Pixelmator for iOS gains Dynamic Touch, faster Repair tool & more

A new version of Pixelmator for iOS, released on Tuesday, makes a number of improvements to the app, most significantly introducing Dynamic Touch and a much faster Repair tool.

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ARM details its upcoming Cortex-A72 microarchitecture

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ARM has published the details of its upcoming Cortex-A72 processor and the numerous improvements over the Cortex-A57. The chip should be smaller, draw less power, and hit higher performance figures, all by the end of 2015.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/204148-arm-details-its-upcoming-cortex-a72-microarchitecture

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First Samsung Cortex-A57, A53 chips arrive with big performance boosts

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A new, comprehensive review of the Cortex-A53 and A57 in Samsung’s Exynos shed light on the performance improvements and overall efficiency of the first 64-bit mainstream ARM CPU.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/199187-first-samsung-cortex-a57-a53-chips-arrive-with-significant-performance-boosts

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