New B2B Payments Platform Reaches Across Borders


Nanopay has unveiled a new platform that will let companies process business-to-business payments between bank accounts across borders. The platform is currently in private beta. It will become generally available in February, initially enabling cross-border payments between Canada and the United States. Cross-border payments with India and China will be added in Q2. The platform will enable account-to-account payments, with full visibility and payment context with ISO 20022 metadata to enable straight-through processing, or STP.

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Google unveils new Pixel phones, smart speaker as tech competition heats up

Google unveiled a bevy of new devices, including two new Pixel smartphones and new smart speakers, as the battle between Apple, Amazon and Google for consumer dollars continues to rage.

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Amazon Deploys Army of Echoes Against Oncoming Threats


Amazon has unveiled five new Echo products that raise the bar in the automated home market. Among other things, Amazon has improved the sound quality in its second-gen Echo speaker to compete with several new competitors in the high-end audio segment. The new Echo has a new speaker architecture, a dedicated tweeter, Dolby sound processing, and a 2.5 inch down-firing woofer. The new smart speaker uses Amazon’s second generation far-field technology, which offers improved wake word-processing, better beam-forming and enhanced noise cancellation.

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Amazon unveils new products, including new Echo speaker, Fire TV

Amazon unveiled a host of new products on Wednesday, including a new Echo speaker and a pair of smart glasses with built-in Alexa functionality that wowed onlookers.

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Intel Unveils Neuromorphic, Self-Learning Chip Codenamed Loihi

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Intel has unveiled a new, specialized compute core designed for AI, deep learning, and neural networks. Meet Loihi.

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Einstein Tries Sales Forecasting


When Salesforce unveiled sales forecasting with its AI tool, Einstein, my immediate reaction was that it should have tried something easier — like solving global warming. A sales forecast that bears some resemblance to reality has been a grail quest for all of us for many years, and Salesforce is not the first software company to throw its hat in the ring. It’s not that the company should have tackled an easier problem, but that the success of a sales forecast is inversely proportional to the amount of human involvement in producing it.

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AWS to Sell Cloud Services by the Second


Amazon Web Services on Monday unveiled a new per-second pricing plan for EC2 instances and EBS volumes, which will take effect Oct. 2. The new pricing for Elastic Compute Cloud and Elastic Block Storage used with EC2 instances will allow greater flexibility and efficiency for customers wanting to expand their use of cloud computing data, AWS said. When EC2 launched in 2006, the only way to pay for the service was in one-hour increments, recalled Jeff Barr, chief evangelist at AWS.

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Note8 at New York event

Samsung unveiled its eagerly-anticipated Galaxy Note8 device, the successor to its ill-fated Note7, at a glitzy event in New York on Wednesday.

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LogMeIn Makes Bold360 Entrance at CRM Party


LogMeIn has unveiled Bold360, a customer engagement platform that evolved from Boldchat — the live website chat software it acquired five years ago. Bold360 has an intuitive interface that consolidates data from different systems to present a unified view of customer interactions. Among its features are easy integration of Salesforce and Zendesk data; omnichannel support, including live chat, Facebook Messenger and email; and intelligent automation, which lets agents respond to commonly asked questions and create, curate and manage answers.

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Apple Unveils Kaby Lake-Equipped iMacs, $5K iMac Pro at WWDC

At WWDC today, Apple has finally unveiled its new iMac. All models receive upgrades to Intel’s 7th Generation Kaby Lake processors. They also get two Thunderbolt 3 controllers, brighter displays, much faster graphics, and USB-C ports for the first time.

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Nintendo is finally letting you play classic games on its hot new console

Nintendo has unveiled plans for its online subscription service. The service will let gamers pay $20 a year to have access to older Nintendo games and play them on the Nintendo Switch.

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Nintendo is finally letting you play classic games on its hot new console

Nintendo has unveiled plans for its online subscription service. The service will let gamers pay $20 a year to have access to older Nintendo games and play them on the Nintendo Switch.

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Dell Launches AMD-Powered All-in-Ones, Gaming Desktops

Dell has unveiled new desktops and AIOs in partnership with AMD. These types of deals are critical to AMD’s long-term economic health.

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Intel Announces New Core X-Series, Including 18-Core i9 CPU

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At Computex in Taipei, Intel has unveiled the updated Core X-Series with a flagship Core i9 CPU. The top-of-the-line Core i9 has an incredible 18 physical cores with Hyper-Threading for a total of 36 threads.

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Google Brings Machine Learning to Online Marketing Assessment


Google has unveiled Google Attribution, a tool that uses machine learning to measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns across a variety of devices and channels. Part of a series of new measurement tools introduced at Google Marketing Next, Google Attribution aims to help marketers determine what is driving consumers to make their online purchasing decisions. Google is at an “inflection point,” noted Sridhar Ramaswamy, SVP of ads and commerce, when it comes to the use of technology to measure online marketing effectiveness.

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Lowe's is building an exoskeleton that gives warehouse workers superhuman strength

The hame improvement store, Lowe’s. just unveiled its exoskeleton design. The company hopes the device will boost productivity and aid in overall ergonomics.

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Microsoft introduces new Surface Laptop, system upgrades at EDU event

Microsoft has unveiled its new Surface Laptop, which is specifically designed for college students.

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