New Service Aims to Ease B2B Tech Purchasing Process


TechTarget has launched a quarterly report to help B2B technology executives make better purchasing decisions. Deal ScoreCard covers 20 technology product market segments across the storage, data center, cloud, and end-user computing enterprise technology markets. It leverages proprietary buyer-generated data across four categories: pre- and post-purchase data; Web interest data; and buyer narratives. “This content is specifically designed to aid enterprise technology buyers in making real purchase decisions,” said TechTarget EVP Bill Crowley.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85084.html?rss=1

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Twitter attempts to increase ad transparency after Russian-backed scandal

After accusing Russian-based operatives of purchasing $274,000 in advertising tied to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Twitter unveiled new transparency steps to let users know which ad campaigns are active.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/25/twitter-attempts-to-increase-ad-transparency-after-russian-backed-scandal.html

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Trade in your old iPhone or iPad and get a 10% cash bonus to offset your new iPhone SE or 9.7" iPad Pro

Article Image Readers who are purchasing one of Apple’s iPhone SE or 9.7″ iPad Pros this week can lock in an additional 10% cash bonus on their old iPhone or iPad trade-in from BuyBackWorld, which offers some of the industry’s highest payouts on used Apple gear.

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New iPads are coming: Get up to $250 for your old iPad trade-in plus a 10% cash bonus this week

Article Image Thinking of purchasing one of the 2016 iPad models that Apple is rumored to be introducing next week? Then there’s no better time than now to lock in a cash trade-in offer of up to $250 for your old iPad, plus you’ll get an additional 10% cash bonus and up to 4 weeks to drop your device in the mail.

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Feds Give Commercial Off-the-Shelf IT a Closer Look


Federal information technology purchasing often involves large amounts of money based on the small print of acquisition requirements. Arcane procurement language seemingly can have a big impact on transactions. For IT vendors, provisions of recent legislation are prime examples of why it pays to scrutinize every line of the laws and regulations pertaining to federal acquisition programs. One example: For years federal agencies have been encouraged to utilize COTS hardware and software versus more costly customized configurations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82887.html?rss=1

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German government probes Apple's audiobook deal with Amazon

Article Image Germany’s Federal Cartel Office is investigating the details of Apple’s deal for purchasing audiobooks from Amazon, given the companies’ market leading positions, a report said on Monday.

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Apple Music first look: Spotify, who?

The music industry is in ruins. As we’ve gravitated over the last 10 years to purchasing, and now streaming, single songs as opposed to albums, record labels have taken a huge hit in revenue. But I actually still buy music. And I buy it on iTunes. I just like having something locally stored on my computers and devices so it’s always there. If you don’t have cell or Wi-Fi service, you still have your full music collection at your fingertips.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/30/apple-music-first-look-spotify-who/

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Apple Pay drives in-app purchases for Staples, fails to catch on in stores

Apple Pay’s in-app purchasing capability is often overshadowed by its physical iPhone-powered NFC counterpart, but for big-box office supply chain Staples, the feature has quickly become the most popular method of payment processed by the company’s iOS app.



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Google to Add Mobile Carrier Hat to Its Collection


Google reportedly is planning to set up shop as an MVNO, purchasing bandwidth from Sprint and T-Mobile in order to offer its own wireless service. Details are sparse, but Sprint is said to be putting a volume trigger into its contract that would allow for renegotiation if Google’s customer volume should exceed a predefined number. A Google team led by Nick Fox reportedly has been working on the project, code-named “Nova,” for more than a year, and some employees already have tested the wireless network.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81633.html?rss=1

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Apple may shun Intel for custom A-series chips in new Macs within 1-2 years

Mac buyers in 2016 and beyond could have the option of purchasing a machine powered by Apple’s A-series processors, which currently sit at the heart of the iPhone and iPad, according to KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo.



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Apple catches up with iPhone 6 demand, US online store lists all models 'in stock'

Consumers in the United States will no longer face a backlog when purchasing an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus from Apple’s online store, as supplies of the popular smartphones appear to have reached parity with demand nearly four months after their release.



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Apple continues European retail expansion with new Istanbul, Den Haag outlets

Consumers in at least two European nations are set to gain more brick-and-mortar options for purchasing Apple products and receiving service, as the iPhone maker is readying a second store in Istanbul to open next month while a new shop in The Hague will host its own debut on Saturday.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/3d342db4/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C140C0A80C0A50Capple0Econtinues0Eeuropean0Eretail0Eexpansion0Ewith0Enew0Eistanbul0Eden0Ehaag0Eoutlets/story01.htm

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Apple continues European retail expansion with new Istanbul, Den Haag outlets

Consumers in at least two European nations are set to gain more brick-and-mortar options for purchasing Apple products and receiving service, as the iPhone maker is readying a second store in Istanbul to open next month while a new shop in The Hague will host its own debut on Saturday.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/3d342db4/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C140C0A80C0A50Capple0Econtinues0Eeuropean0Eretail0Eexpansion0Ewith0Enew0Eistanbul0Eden0Ehaag0Eoutlets/story01.htm

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Apple continues European retail expansion with new Istanbul, Den Haag outlets

Consumers in at least two European nations are set to gain more brick-and-mortar options for purchasing Apple products and receiving service, as the iPhone maker is readying a second store in Istanbul to open next month while a new shop in The Hague will host its own debut on Saturday.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/3d342db4/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C140C0A80C0A50Capple0Econtinues0Eeuropean0Eretail0Eexpansion0Ewith0Enew0Eistanbul0Eden0Ehaag0Eoutlets/story01.htm

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