Creating the Right Business Culture for Success


In an era when technology is changing the ways people conduct every aspect of their lives, it’s not a surprise that business leaders have come to depend on it as the lever that will elevate their sales and marketing performance to the next level.
Productivity has increased in all aspects of business because of technology, and the implementation of CRM, SFA, marketing automation and social media tools — to name a few technologies — has had a direct effect on sales effectiveness. That effect is not a universal thing, however.

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Dr. robot could conduct your next surgery

Scientists have shown the first use of autonomous robots to conduct bowel surgery under supervision, paving the way for robots one day taking the lead in the operating room.

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Apple announces opposition to cybersecurity bill ahead of Senate vote

Article Image Apple, one of the staunchest opponents of U.S. government efforts to conduct digital surveillance on its public, on Tuesday publicly denounced the efficacy of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, or CISA, just days before the bill goes up for vote in the Senate.

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Elon Musk walks back Apple Car, Apple Watch aspersions in Twitter confessional

Article Image Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Friday to conduct a bit of damage control after making seemingly disparaging comments about Apple’s automotive ambitions and hiring practices.

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Amazon given green light for U.S. drone tests, inches toward 'Prime Air' delivery

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday granted Amazon permission to conduct experimental unmanned aircraft operations in U.S. airspace, marking a significant step forward in the company’s plans to roll out a drone delivery service.



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Apple agrees to subject products to Chinese government security audits – report

China’s State Internet Information Office will reportedly be allowed to conduct network security inspections of Apple products offered for sale in China as the company seeks to assuage fears that its devices can be used for intelligence gathering purposes by foreign governments.



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BYOD Privacy: Do Employees Have Rights?


Using personal devices to conduct business has become commonplace, whether employers require it or employees voluntary do so. The use of personal devices creates a privacy challenge. Employers want access to the devices, and employees want to protect their personal data contained on them. The term “devices” itself is deceiving. Many consider employee-owned devices to be smartphones and tablets, as the term “BYOD,” or Bring Your Own Device, implies. However, BYOD also includes laptops and desktop computers at home.

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Amazon Floats Drone Exemption Proposal to FAA


Amazon is ramping up its drone delivery project and is hoping for approval to conduct outdoor testing on its own property. The company has petitioned the FAA for an exemption from rules barring it from testing the devices. Amazon last year revealed it was working on a project that would allow it to deliver small packages to consumers within 30 minutes of ordering via the unmanned aerial vehicles. The project, called “Amazon Prime Air,” has been criticized as a gimmick, but the company seems intent on forging ahead with the plan.

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New supercapacitor technology could store, conduct power on the same copper wires

Copper supercapacitor
New energy storage technologies could allow copper wires to simultaneously conduct electricity and store power in a variety of applications, reducing our need for independent batteries.

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