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With CRM integration, Microsoft finds another use for LinkedIn

Microsoft is wielding LinkedIn against Salesforce in the battle for the CRM market. Starting Tuesday, salespeople will get LinkedIn Sales Navigator data alongside other information in the Dynamics 365 Sales dashboard.

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How NASA's A.I. moonshots idea could help your enterprise

Every few weeks, a group at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., meets to talk about how artificial intelligence can be used to make what might seem like crazy ideas a reality. This is the JPL's informal A.I....

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42% off Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands - (XBOX ONE, PS4) - Deal Alert

Today you'll see the price drop an extra 42% on Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands - PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.

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Customers roast Microsoft over security bulletins' demise

Users fume over extra time and effort added to their workloads because of the switch.

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At DockerCon, another one of those PR fail stories

A PR failure. But in this case it doesn't involve United or burly policemen.

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When pure play isn’t: Mirantis releases Kubernetes distro

My days of describing Mirantis as the most fun pure-play OpenStack vendor are over. Breadth is the new survival tactic.

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How to create an automatically updating Google spreadsheet

Tired of finding, copying and pasting data into spreadsheets? With just a few lines of code, you can set up a self-updating spreadsheet in Google Docs that fetches and stores data for you, as this Facebook example shows. Update: Due...

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Machine-to-machine 'voice' has a name, a chirp, and a niche

A product called Chirp helps riders board buses more quickly than before; it's aimed at the business-to-business market.

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6 useful R functions you might not know

One of the best way to find cool, new-to-you R code is to see what other useRs have uncovered. So, I'm sharing a few of mine.

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Facebook updates Workplace as enterprise collaboration gets hot again

Facebook is changing its collaboration service by integrating enterprise services, like Office, Salesforce, OneDrive and Box, and adding other features.

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Buyers’ Guide: Prices dropping for data visualization software

Buyers of data visualization software are enjoying “steady price drops” due to intense vendor competition, according to IBISWorld. Download this free procurement report, which analyzes the vendors, pricing trends and ways to negotiate...

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TeleSign wants to take on Twilio

CaaS, CPaaS or developer platform? No matter the name, comms as an API is the future game.

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Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' dev track

Mozilla has decided to drop one of Firefox's preview tracks that let customers test early versions of the browser before wider deployment.

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The human side of the data revolution

We the people are the source of most of the massive data accumulation now taking place. But are we being left out of the equation?

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Hands-on with Apple's new video-editing app, Clips

How does Clips compare to Snapchat when it comes to making fun videos? We put Apple's new app to the test.

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On-premises HR users risk being left behind, Oracle says

The shift to cloud-based software isn’t simple. Some customers have had to hire integrators to make the move, and cite ROI of three or four years.

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CRM implementation: Change is hard but it's worth it

Implementing new CRM like Salesforce requires stopping and examining your processes. But there are ways to do it right.

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A.I. in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

Artificial intelligence will be a critical driver of the U.S. economy. See what IBM’s Watson is doing at GlaxoSmithKline, Staples and 1-800-Flowers.

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