6 Reasons You Need CPQ


Many businesses still don’t use configure, price, quote software in their routine sales processes. Maybe they don’t need it, but for businesses that still cling to spreadsheet-based approaches to track things like price lists and product catalogs, chances are good that they’re dealing with more overhead than they need to. Worse, they’re wasting time and therefore money. The choice between quote accuracy and timeliness is a false dichotomy. Today you need to have both, or risk always being the best second choice.

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Are your bad habits ruining your smartphone's battery?

Your daily routine might be killing your battery life, and you probably don’t realize it. These three things you thought were OK are actually making things worse on your battery. Find out which charging mistakes are actually draining your gadget’s power more quickly.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/26/are-your-bad-habits-ruining-your-smartphones-battery.html

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1970s quarter selling for thousands on eBay

An eBay sale of a 1970 US quarter may at first glance appear routine, but a closer look reveals “one of the most fascinating and intriguing proof mint errors ever discovered”—one that’s boosted the coin’s auction price to $35,000.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/07/170s-quarter-selling-for-thousands-on-ebay.html

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NIST Seeks Review of Email Safety Doc


Email systems have become so routine that consumers and workers often regard them as simply part of the furniture. However, the technology is more complex than most users appreciate — and that complexity makes it vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. Email is a central application of large-scale computer networking, and its increased use has resulted in a corresponding increase in criminal and nuisance threats, the National Institute of Standards and Technology said in a recently released advisory on email security.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82729.html?rss=1

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Apple updates iWork suite for OS X and iOS with minor bug fixes, stability improvements

In what appears to be a routine maintenance update, Apple on Thursday rolled out minor iWork app point releases for both Mac and iOS, bringing stability improvements and bug fixes to the company’s multi-platform productivity suite.



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Can commercial airlines do enough to protect passengers from missile attacks?

Every airline passenger is familiar with the security routine: take your shoes off, laptop goes in the plastic bin, remove all metal items from your pockets and place any liquids in a separate plastic bag and walk through that metal detector.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/20/protecting-airliners-from-missiles/

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