Salesfusion Launches Spiffy New Marketing Automation Tool


Salesfusion has launched version 12 of its marketing automation solution. The company rebuilt Salesfusion 12 from the ground up to provide an architecture robust enough to support “the easiest-to-use, most modern campaign creation tools available to marketers today,” said Greg Vilines, VP of product and engineering. It provides enterprise-grade power and features without the typical price tag, he added. Dated architecture was one of the challenges the company faced, said Cindy Zhou, principal analyst at Constellation Research.

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Rivet Launches Blazing Fast, Intel-Based Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Chip, New Xbox Router

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Rivet Networks has launched a new Wi-Fi chip based on an Intel solution, as well as a new, Xbox One-optimized router debuting this spring.

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Intel Kills Knights Hill, Will Launch Xeon Phi Architecture for Exascale Computing

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Intel has canceled its upcoming 10nm Knights Hill Xeon Phi solution without announcing a replacement.

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Hootsuite Adds New Social Selling Tool


Hootsuite on Monday launched Amplify for Selling, a mobile-first solution that helps sales teams succeed on social by generating leads and fostering revenue-driving relationships. The new tool is an extension of Hootsuite’s Amplify employee advocacy product, which is focused on the business-to-business market. Amplify for Selling integrates with Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics CRM, so sales reps can import contacts from these systems and follow them on Twitter.

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CallidusCloud Steps Up Call Center SPM Game


CallidusCloud on Thursday launched ServiceMotivate, a call center sales performance management, or SPM, solution. ServiceMotivate is tightly integrated with Salesforce to track and reward call center agents based on key performance indicators of their service center, such as quick issue resolution and case closure rates, data quality improvements and customer satisfaction. “Early deployments of the new product have shown considerable increases in agent confidence and satisfaction,” noted Jon Shalowitz, general manager at CallidusCloud CX.

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Oculus slashes Rift prices as sales sag

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Oculus sales are lagging behind both the HTC Vive and the Sony VR. Facebook’s solution? A whopping 25% price cut.

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How to stop Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates

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Tired of Windows 10 rebooting out from under you while you try to get work done? There’s a solution for that.

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Robots will soon be delivering groceries in Washington, DC

Compared to Amazon’s ambitious drone delivery plan, Starship Technologies’ solution for last-mile delivery is a little more, you might say, down to earth.

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Fusion Launches Enterprise Cloud Contact Center Solution


Fusion this week launched Contact360, an enterprise cloud contact center solution developed in collaboration with Technology for Business, the long-time partner it acquired earlier this month. “Fusion will be offering a clear migration path to the cloud for TFB’s Fortune 500 enterprise and government customers, and will sell into our own base of 13,000 business customers,” said Jan Sarro, executive vice president for marketing and business development. Its competition includes such dominant players as Salesforce.com, Cisco and Avaya.

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Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance

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Intel’s Optane is making waves as a high-end, next-gen storage solution — but its raw performance over NAND isn’t quite as high as the company is claiming it is. Optane’s reliability and long-term scaling could be where it shows its strengths as opposed to shorter-term performance comparisons.

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CPQ's Challenge


Virtually every CPQ — configuration, price and quote — software vendor on the planet has a credible solution for the processes from which the category gets its name. That’s the good news. Unfortunately, the world has moved on. Most CPQ is effective for helping promote transactions, especially the sales transaction, in which a buyer or buying entity makes a one-time purchase of a bill of goods. What’s changing in the world of CPQ is that customers today are in need of more than a single transaction.

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Apple Pay a hit in China with 3 million cards added in 2 days

Article Image Chinese consumers have flocked to Apple’s contactless payment solution in the weeks since its debut, with one bank reporting that more than 3 million cards were activated on Apple Pay in the first 2 days of availability.

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Inside Intel’s phenomenal effort to end its use of conflict minerals

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Even without government support, Intel could be a proving ground for the solution to one of the most pressing issues in technology, business, and war.

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Walmart Jumps Into Mobile Pay Fray


Walmart on Thursday introduced its own mobile payments solution to let customers make in-store purchases with an Android or iOS smartphone. The move will make it the only retailer to compete with third-party mobile payment systems. Walmart currently is rolling out the feature through its Walmart mobile app in select stores in the northwest Arkansas area. It will expand to stores across the country by the first half of 2016, according to company spokesperson Danit Marquardt.

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Plex app turns 4th-gen Apple TV into personal media server

Article Image Adding to the quickly growing list of new Apple TV apps, media server solution Plex issued its hotly anticipated tvOS app on Monday with support for local content playback, Internet channels and more.

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Apple patents multi-use magnetic iPad stand, embedded environmental sensor tech

Article Image Apple on Tuesday was granted patent rights to an all-purpose docking solution for iPad and embedded sensor technology that could one day lead to an iPhone capable of informing its user of changes in temperature and humidity.

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Coming soon to a Radeon near you: AMD unveils its plans for High Bandwidth Memory

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AMD is finally willing to talk about its high bandwidth memory solution. It’ll arrive in the not-too-distant future — with significantly improved graphics performance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/205960-coming-soon-to-a-radeon-near-you-amd-unveils-its-plans-for-high-bandwidth-memory

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