8 Obstacles to Drone Delivery, for Ecommerce

September 4th, 2015

The military has used drones for years, for a variety of missions. Now ecommerce retailers are evaluating their use.
Consumer research firm eDigitalResearch conducted a survey …

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SaaS’ Next Wave: Customer Lifetime Value Management

September 4th, 2015


Salesforce’s latest quarterly results, along with the buzz surrounding its upcoming annual Dreamforce lovefest, have brought greater attention to CRM’s rapid migration to the cloud. However, today’s SaaS CRM solutions deliver limited value-add if the organizations that use them are unable to realize marketing and sales promises. This is especially true for enterprises guiding prospective customers on an omnichannel journey via their mobile devices and traditional storefronts, and even a variety of IoT experiences.

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Google’s Rebuttal Against EU May Be in Vain

September 3rd, 2015


Google last week responded to the European Commission’s statement of objections regarding its search practices by rejecting outright the Europeans’ argument that its innovations were anticompetitive. The SO, published in April, doesn’t support the claim that the company’s displays of paid ads diverted traffic away from shopping services, Google said. Nor does it counter major advantages to consumers and advertisers. Further, the SO doesn’t provide a clear legal theory linking its claims with its proposed solution.

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Apple Doubles Down on the Enterprise With Cisco Deal

September 3rd, 2015


Apple on Monday announced a partnership with Cisco that bolsters its commitment to the enterprise. Under the deal, Cisco will optimize its networks for iOS devices and apps, and the companies will integrate Apple’s iPhone with Cisco enterprise environments. The alliance also will provide “unique collaboration” on the iPhone and iPad, the companies said. The partnership aims “to improve the experience between mobile devices and desk and softphones, which is today fragmented,” said Cisco spokesperson Linda Horiuchi.

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Playing Whac-a-Mole With Windows 10

September 3rd, 2015


Autumn is coming, and it’s time for county fair fun with candy apples, fried dough and the midway. You remember the game whac-a-mole? As the moles popped up through holes on the table, it was your job to whack them before they disappeared. Now, every time another Windows 10 reminder pops up on my screen, all I want to do is grab a mallet and start whacking! Message to Microsoft: This is my computer. Leave my desktop alone! This is not your marketing tool. What gives you the right to hijack my computer for your commercial messages?

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