CPQ's Challenge

Virtually every CPQ — configuration, price and quote — software vendor on the planet has a credible solution for the processes from which the category gets its name. That’s the good news. Unfortunately, the world has moved on. Most CPQ is effective for helping promote transactions, especially the sales transaction, in which a buyer or buying entity makes a one-time purchase of a bill of goods. What’s changing in the world of CPQ is that customers today are in need of more than a single transaction.

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Review: LifeProof Fre Power turns iPhone into a long-lived, ruggedized giant

LifeProof’s Fre Power case promises to make an iPhone 6 virtually indestructible, both literally and in terms of battery life — and in that it mostly succeeds, even if there are sometimes tradeoffs to cope with.

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LastPass was hacked—so are password managers still safe?

Virtually every article about staying safe online tells users to sign up for a password manager that creates unique, strong codes for logging into banking, social-media, and other websites.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/16/lastpass-was-hackedso-are-password-managers-still-safe/

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Nvidia GTX 980 Ti Review: Titan X performance at a fraction of the price

Nvidia’s new GTX 980 Ti drops today, with virtually all of the Titan X’s performance and a vastly lower price. If you’ve wanted an Nvidia card with better-than GTX 980 performance but couldn’t stomach a $1000 price tag, this is the card to buy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/206956-nvidia-gtx-980-ti-review-titan-x-performance-at-a-fraction-of-the-price

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Wall Street shocked by Apple's staggering quarter, prompting analysts to raise estimates

Apple’s stunning first quarter of fiscal 2015 blew virtually every prediction out of the water, and left Wall Street analysts rushing to increase their price targets on Wednesday as the stock jumped higher.

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Samsung feeling the squeeze from success of Apple's iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, Kantar says

Virtually everywhere in the world that research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech tracks smartphone market data, Apple saw marketshare gains, thanks to the popularity of its latest flagship iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets.

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Editorial: Google, Microsoft claiming Apple's crown, albeit from 1994

Google and Microsoft have virtually achieved their goal of becoming Apple, albeit twenty years behind today’s Apple. Which is sort of a beleaguered achievement.

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