Microsoft Closes US Surface Factory, Moves Production to China

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Microsoft is closing its Surface Hub manufacturing facility in Wilsonville, Oregon, barely two years after opening it. Instead of being manufactured in the US, future Surface Hubs will be built in China.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252743-microsoft-closes-us-surface-factory-moves-production-china?source=Computing

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Lithium-ion battery inventor touts new battery breakthrough

Not all tech geniuses are barely old enough to shave. For proof, look no further than John Goodenough, who was 57 years old when he co-invented the lithium ion battery, which is very likely the power source for, among other things, the device on which you’re reading this.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/08/lithium-ion-battery-inventor-touts-new-battery-breakthrough.html

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Verizon wants to run every part of your life

The ink is barely dry on Verizon’s $4.8 billion purchase of Yahoo’s core operating assets. But Verizon announced another notable acquisition on Monday, the purchase of Ireland-based vehicle tracking firm Fleetmatics for $2.4 billion.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/iEpwjVMnVp4/index.html

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Russia cancels Wikipedia ban that barely lasted a few hours

Russia on Tuesday canceled a ban on the Russian-language Wikipedia, which barely lasted a few hours and caused a storm among Russian online users.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/25/russia-cancels-wikipedia-ban-that-barely-lasted-few-hours/

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CPQ's Time to Shine


Configure, price, quote software was once a barely thought about branch of CRM, falling under the heading of sales enablement. But lately, it’s been getting a lot of attention. Last month, Salesforce Ventures, Salesforce’s corporate investment group, swung into action. It led a Series B round of funding that garnered US$41 million for Apttus, a high-flying CPQ vendor. Salesforce Ventures also participated in SteelBrick raising $18 million in a series B round. That’s two CPQ vendors that Salesforce has taken an interest in. The question is, why?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81763.html?rss=1

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