Salesforce Gets Granular


If you need an example of digital disruption, you can’t do better than the retail banking industry. A byzantine collection of rules and regulations plus the overhang of many legacy systems have conspired to prevent banks from becoming more involved with their customers. Even innovations like the ATM, which entered the scene several decades ago, only serve to distance banks from their customers. This leaves plenty of opportunity for upstart technology vendors to disrupt the applecart.

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Transforming robot can swim, walk or glide

Thanks to special exoskeleton outfits, a tiny transforming robot can now become more than meets the eye. Once outfitted with the plastic exoskeletons, the small bots– dubbed Primers– are able to swim, walk, roll, sail and glide.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/06/transforming-robot-can-swim-walk-or-glide.html

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Huge specs leak tells us everything about Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google is less than a week away from telling us all about its new toys, but there’s still plenty of info left to leak ahead of Google’s October 4th press conference.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/28/huge-specs-leak-tells-us-everything-about-googles-pixel-2-and-pixel-2-xl.html

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CCleaner Infection More Severe Than Thought, Targeted Microsoft, Google, Samsung

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The CCleaner attack is worse than originally thought, and multiple major companies may have been infected.

The post CCleaner Infection More Severe Than Thought, Targeted Microsoft, Google, Samsung appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/256238-ccleaner-infection-severe-thought-targeted-microsoft-google-samsung?source=Computing

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Is BabyX the Future of Silicon-Based Life Forms?

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Mark Sagar, the creator of BabyX, has chosen no less a goal than simulating the neural machinery of an infant human in silico.

The post Is BabyX the Future of Silicon-Based Life Forms? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255856-babyx-future-silicon-based-life-forms?source=Computing

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Will robots soon replace teachers in the classroom?

Inspirational teachers of the future will be intelligent machines rather than humans, according to a British university vice chancellor.

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The final countdown has begun for NASA's Cassini

In less than 10 days, NASA’s heroic Cassini orbiter will make its suicidal dive into the surface of Saturn, bringing an end to a truly historic mission that has surpassed all expectations.

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3 insider tips to enjoying podcasts

More than a century after the radio was invented, people are still using it for news, entertainment and passing the time on long trips. I know this firsthand: I host a national talk show that’s broadcast on more than 400 top radio stations across the U.S. and on Armed Forces Radio internationally.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/03/3-insider-tips-to-enjoying-podcasts.html

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SEALS, Tucano planes and more than 3,300 pounds of weapons

With more than 3,300 pounds of weapons, the fierce Super Tucano can swoop in to unleash hefty firepower from above and save lives of warfighters on the ground.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/01/seals-tucano-planes-and-more-than-3300-pounds-weapons.html

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SanDisk Breaks Storage Record With 400GB microSD Card

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A new microSD card delivers far more storage than previously available, with support for full HD videos and photos.

The post SanDisk Breaks Storage Record With 400GB microSD Card appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254891-sandisk-breaks-storage-record-new-400gb-microsd-card?source=Computing

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This Steampunk Chassis is the Most Amazing PC Rig We’ve Ever Seen

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A new steampunk case mod more than a year in the making is easily the most impressive build we’ve ever seen. The hardware inside isn’t pulling any punches, either.

The post This Steampunk Chassis is the Most Amazing PC Rig We’ve Ever Seen appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254848-steampunk-chassis-amazing-case-water-cooled-rig-weve-ever-seen?source=Computing

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Has Marketing Automation Started Making Sense?


B2B marketing automation has a long way to go, suggest the results of a recent survey of more than 350 marketing professionals. Act-On Software commissioned Econsultancy to conduct the research for its State of B2B Marketing report released last week.
Only 51 percent of respondents said the CMO or equivalent took a keen interest in marketing automation, and just 37 percent said the issue got executive support outside the marketing department. Marketing automation “is a rapidly evolving industry,” noted Meg Columbia-Walsh, CEO of Wylei.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84748.html?rss=1

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Google may face lawsuit alleging gender discrimination

More than 60 women who are current or former employees of Google say they may take legal action against the tech giant over alleged sexism and pay disparities with their male colleagues. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/09/google-may-face-lawsuit-alleging-gender-discrimination.html

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Revolutionary new ZERO1 football helmet may help NFL players reduce concussions

For more than half a century, football helmets have done a great job of preventing skull fractures, but they’ve been ineffective when it came to preventing concussions and protecting the brain. But now there’s a new helmet that’s been designed to protect not only the skull, but what’s inside it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/revolutionary-new-zero1-football-helmet-may-help-nfl-players-reduce-concussions.html

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Pilotless planes? No thanks, say more than half of travelers

Even if they were told the technology was perfectly safe, more than half of travelers still don’t like the idea of pilotless planes. Research shows that the industry has a big job to convince people it’ll be just fine.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/pilotless-planes-no-thanks-say-more-than-half-travelers.html

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