The Crystallization of Salesforce's IoT Strategy


While the general public’s fascination with technology largely has been focused on the latest connected products unveiled at the recent CES conference in Las Vegas, many companies are trying to figure out where the real business opportunities lie in the long-awaited rise of the Internet of Things. One of the early proponents of IoT’s unprecedented potential was Salesforce.com, which promoted its own view of the concept in the form of the “Internet of the Customer,” or IoC. Behind every “thing” being connected is a customer.

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Women scientists who changed the world

For decades, stories have gone largely untold about world-changing accomplishments by dozens of female pioneers in science, medicine and technology.


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Apple's iOS devices dominate online shopping presence for Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Article Image During the busiest shopping period of the year, consumers are largely turning to Apple hardware for their browsing and purchasing, with iPhones and iPads comprising the lion’s share of mobile devices tracked through online retailers.

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New Apple TV uses USB-C for service, ditches optical audio out port

The new Apple TV looks largely the same as its predecessors, but its ports around back have been revised, removing optical audio output, and using USB-C for restoring the device through its service port.

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For consumers, Apple's CarPlay takes backseat to practical in-car technology

A study published on Tuesday shows consumers are largely indifferent to high profile automotive infotainment initiatives from Apple and Google, instead exhibiting considerably more interest in practical car technology like blind spot detection and lumbar seat adjustment.

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AMD Q2 results show disintegrating APU business, limited near-term prospects for improvement

AMD headquarters in Sunnyvale, California
AMD’s financial results from Q2 2015 are in, and largely as expected. The company has been hammered by a volatile PC market.

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Led by enterprise sales, global tablet use predicted to approach 800M by 2018

Though annual tablet sales have largely plateaued and aren’t expected to see reignited growth in the near future, devices like Apple’s iPad will continue to grow in use in corporate environments, Forrester Research believes.

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Apple Board of Directors reelected with 95% support at annual shareholder meeting

Apple’s annual shareholder meeting was held at its corporate campus on Tuesday, and went by largely without any surprises, as the company’s board of directors was reelected with near-universal support from shareholders, while other initiatives were rejected.



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Rumor: Apple may soon update iPad mini with A8 CPU, 802.11ac Wi-Fi

With last year’s iPad mini 3 upgrade largely viewed as a disappointment, sporting the same processor and form factor as its predecessor, a new report says Apple may be looking to soon rectify that with a fourth-generation model featuring upgraded internal specifications.



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Microsoft Research invented video game time travel to fix cloud gaming

Microsoft DeLorean
Cloud-based gaming hasn’t taken off largely because of lag. Delivering those frames takes time, but Microsoft’s DeLorean might be able to get around that by rendering the future.

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iOS 8 Safari now scans credit cards with iPhone camera, quick contacts come to multitasking view

Apple’s changes to iOS 8 both big and small are largely focused on convenience, making it easier and faster for users to access the information they want. Two of the best examples of this come in the form of relatively minor tweaks: a new credit card scanning function in Safari, and a list of favorite and recent contacts in the multitasking view.



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OS X Yosemite first look: Safari 8 Smart Search, advanced tab controls, more

Safari remains largely the same in OS X Yosemite, but Apple has added a number of features and made a few key tweaks that make the venerable web browser more intelligent and a little easier to use.



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