Zyme CCO Ted Dimbero: Connecting the Channel Data Dots

“Channel data management is about providing high-tech companies with all the data and information they need to effectively manage their distribution channels, sales and marketing,” said Zyme CCO Ted Dimbero. “Traditionally, companies have relied on managing the channel fairly blindly. They may get monthly data, but a lot of the data is incomplete or too late to make important decisions, like what promotions they want to run.” CDM starts with data collection, Dimbero said — in some cases from two or three thousand partners around the world.

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Safety first! Volvo's intelligent drive and sensing technologies work to mitigate accidents

For more than four decades, Volvo has been an industry leader in providing innovative safety features that warn drivers of road hazards that can cause car accidents.

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Facebook fined $122M over WhatsApp privacy dispute

The European Commission fined Facebook $122 million over providing “incorrect or misleading” information relating to its WhatsApp acquisition in 2014 after the social networking giant automatically matched user accounts between the two platforms.

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Feds Need to Bolster Cyberprotection Speed and Range

Providing cybersecurity adequate to meet increasing threats is a perpetual catch-up process. Public sector agencies are particularly sensitive targets, with high visibility not only to the citizens they serve, but also to cyberattackers. Despite the emphasis on cyberprotection spurred by the major OPM breach in 2015, government agencies have struggled to maintain adequate levels of protection. A recent survey uncovered both a lack of speed in detecting and responding to attacks, and weak defenses of the full range of possible attack channels.

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Doctor uses iPad to conduct remote surgery

In countries ravaged by conflict, providing international medical expertise on the ground can be almost impossible.

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New medical tech coming to the rescue for the vision-impaired

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Medical technology is making huge strides in providing solutions for the nearly 300 million who are affected by total or substantial loss of vision.

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Apple open-sources Swift benchmarking suite

Article Image Apple on Monday took its Swift benchmark suite open source, providing developers access to a wide-ranging set of tools designed to track project performance and catch bugs in code written in the company’s fledgling programming language.

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Valve promises updates, free games for Mac owners unable to use Steam Link or Controller

Article Image Valve will be providing updates and free games for the Steam Link and Steam Controller, in light of both products lacking expected Mac support, according to an email sent out to early buyers.

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Rumor: Apple 'cautious' in placing orders for late 2015 launch of 12.9" 'iPad Pro'

Suppliers are expected to begin providing components for a so-called “iPad Pro” in late September, but Apple is said to be taking a conservative approach in placing orders for its anticipated 12.9-inch touchscreen tablet.

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The Art of E-Commerce Site Search

Providing an effortless shopping experience for customers is a key driver to the success of any e-commerce business. E-commerce search is a big factor in this experience and when done right can provide a significant competitive advantage. An effective on-site search experience leads to higher sales and increased customer loyalty. A substandard search experience will increase bounce rates, cart abandonment, and can lead to the permanent loss of a customer.

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What Corning's Gorilla Glass 4 Says About Survival

Corning Gorilla Glass, which resists scratches and breakage, is the leader in providing the protective layer on smartphone screens. For a while, it appeared as though Sapphire might pose a threat, but no more. In the meantime, Corning has introduced Gorilla Glass 4, which is the best to date. Every Apple iPhone and every Samsung Galaxy phone uses Corning Gorilla Glass. That means Corning dominates roughly 80 percent of the U.S. market and even more worldwide. Not too shabby.

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Jen Taylor, voice of Microsoft Windows Cortana, prefers to use Apple's iPhone

Actress Jen Taylor, who voiced the the Cortana AI character in Halo games as well as providing the voice of Microsoft’s identically named Siri-like assistant for Windows Mobile, actually uses an iPhone.

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Pendleton Marines Evacuated Due to Fires

Pendleton has been battling its own wildfires while providing help to firefighters trying to contain the blazes around San Diego.,More than 350 families have been evacuated from their homes on Camp Pendleton, Calif., as a safety precaution to escape the spreading wildfires around San Diego, Marine and Pentagon officials said Friday.

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ISPs Put the Squeeze on Content Distributors, Level3 Charges

Six major ISPs providing residential broadband services are refusing to augment their networks unless content providers pay more, according to Level3. Five of them are in the United States and the last in Europe. While Level3 has not named them, it has repeatedly mentioned writing to AT&T about broadband throttling. The six “are deliberately harming the service they deliver to their paying customers. They are not allowing us to fulfill the requests their customers make for content,” Level3 said.

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