Doomed Malaysia Air jet may be eventually found, due to advances in tech, CEO says

Searchers will eventually locate the wreckage of flight MH370 by harnessing the power of technologies such as artificial intelligence, says Malaysia Airlines’ chief executive.

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SEO, SEM Rule Retailers' Marketing Budgets


Retailers have been focusing on technologies to measure and assess customer response, and have been using the data they produce to drive e-commerce decisions, suggests a study of 136 enterprise retailers. Enterprise retailers with at least $500 million in annual revenues participated in the study. Multichannel enterprise retailers comprised 81 percent of respondents, pure-play online retailers 11 percent, in-store-only retailers 4 percent, and other types of companies the remaining 4 percent.

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Consumers Are Ready to Embrace 'Futuristic' Payment Tech


As many as 80 percent of U.S. residents support frictionless payment methods and technologies, suggests a survey of 1,000 consumers Viewpost published this week. Among its other findings:
Nearly 51 percent of survey participants were paid electronically through direct deposit;
Eighty-three percent of respondents believed paper checks would be eliminated completely within the next 20 years, and one-third expected their demise in just five years; and only 11 percent thought companies would continue to use paper-based billing.

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Chastened Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence to Work on Self-Improvement


Uber Technologies CEO Travis Kalanick said he will take a leave of absence, as a company review led by Eric Holder was made public. The review sketches out a plan to make radical changes to diversify Uber in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination. Kalanick accepted responsibility for widespread company problems that led to the investigation. “For the last eight years my life has always been about Uber,” he wrote in a letter to employees. “Recent events have brought home for me that people are more important than work.”

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Firms Eager to Try New Sales Technologies, Survey Suggests


More than 80 percent of high-growth sales organizations use five or more sales technologies, suggests a recent online survey of 400 companies. Velocify and the American Association of Indoor Sales Professionals partnered on the research and released their findings on Tuesday. The average number of sales technologies in use was 10, based on the participants’ reports. “There are hundreds of sales technologies available … due to the explosion of inside and virtual sales,” said Kameron Hobbs, director of marketing and operations at AA-ISP.

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IBM Announces 5nm Breakthrough Using Silicon Nanosheets

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IBM’s newest 5nm achievement illustrates the promise of new manufacturing technologies and the long-term usefulness of gate-all-around FET structures.

The post IBM Announces 5nm Breakthrough Using Silicon Nanosheets appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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3D printers are now able to print body parts

One of the most promising cutting-edge technologies, 3D printers are used to print toys, shoes, auto parts, guns, and gears, and pretty much anything you can conjure up. Now, they’re able to print flesh and bone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/3d-printers-are-now-able-to-print-body-parts.html

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C Spire's Place Among Cable TV Challengers


Cable TV has been facing mounting attacks from new technologies and new competitors. C Spire recently joined the action, announcing plans to enter the pay-TV space. It’s not yet clear what C Spire TV will be, or how it will impact the marketplace. We’ll have to wait for C Spire to spell that out in the coming weeks. What we know so far is that C Spire is a regional player in Mississippi, so the service won’t be available throughout the United States. Also, this pay-TV platform appears to have been developed by MobiTV, which is interesting.

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The hyperloop race heats up as one startup begins building a full-size passenger pod

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced the construction of its first hyperloop passenger capsule, raising the stakes in the contest between HTT and Elon Musk’s Hyperloop One.

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Blockchain: CRM's Next Frontier


We’ve seen a parade of technologies coming into the front office since 2000, including browser-based cloud computing, social media, mobile technology, workflow, journey mapping, and big data and analytics. It’s typical that at first there’s only a tenuous relationship between the technology and CRM’s original mission, but over a short time innovators adopt and commercialize the innovation — often by rethinking business processes that leverage the technology’s attributes. I think the next invasion of CRM will be blockchain technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84398.html?rss=1

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Top CRM Blogs of 2016: Countdown, Part 1


In a year when it seemed that CRM continued to blur into other technologies — artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, analytics, predictive tools — there was no shortage of things to blog about. However, only a few bloggers really captured what was going on in CRM in 2016 and reflected the evolution of the technology in their own unique ways. Doing that is a great way to land on our list of the 20 Best CRM Blogs, which looks back on a year of writing on the subject of CRM — not just CRM, the technology, but CRM, the discipline.

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AWS Announces AI, Hybrid Cloud Innovations


Amazon Web Services this week introduced a new set of technologies designed to pull the artificial intelligence expertise developed for its core retail business into the cloud, while expanding its hybrid cloud technologies into the field, where data services can use the IoT to access connected devices. AWS CEO Andy Jassy unveiled the new lineup of services at the company’s annual re:Invent conference, which drew a massive 32,000 attendees this year, demonstrating the rapid growth of Amazon’s increasingly important cloud services business.

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Could your fitness tracker sabotage your diet?

Wearable technologies can monitor your physical activity or your allergies. Increasingly, they are part of our everyday lives. But a new analysis comparing two sets of dieters discovered that those wearing activity trackers lost less, not more, weight than the tech-free dieters.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/uyqA9ridc0o/index.html

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Imagination’s I6500 CPU adds heterogeneous compute, multi-clustering, will power self-driving cars

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Imagination Technologies announced a new MIPS core this week, and the chip has already stacked up a significant design win in the self-driving car market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/237527-imaginations-i6500-cpu-adds-heterogeneous-compute-multi-clustering-will-power-self-driving-cars?source=Computing

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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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/26/robots-will-soon-be-delivering-groceries-in-washington-dc.html

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GlobalFoundries announces new 7nm FinFET process, full node shrink

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GlobalFoundries is planning an aggressive rollout schedule for next-generation technologies like 7nm manufacturing and FD-SOI.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/235842-globalfoundries-announces-new-7nm-finfet-process-full-node-shrink

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Hyperloop CEO: 'We're trying to make travel suck less'

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies CEO Dirk Ahlborn says that the high-speed system could make public transport systems across the world faster and more cost effective.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/03/hyperloop-ceo-were-trying-to-make-travel-suck-less.html

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