Using ecommerce to support cancer survivors

May 22nd, 2015

In March 2012, I decided it was time for Stupid Cancer, the nonprofit I co-founded, to move beyond CafePress and open our own online store. …

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Containing the Zombie Malware Outbreak

May 22nd, 2015


Malware has been turning computers into what security pros calls “zombies” since the turn of the century. Ever since, the security industry has struggled to keep pace with new malware variants to keep the threats in check. An approach called “containerization” adds a promising new way to control the zombie outbreak for good. Just as zombies in pop culture suck the brain power from their victims, certain malware can turn your PC into its own oblivious slave. It creates a zombie-like machine running in the background without you even knowing.

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Ecommerce Shipping Innovations Just Over Horizon?

May 22nd, 2015

How orders are delivered to ecommerce shoppers might change dramatically in just the next few years as retailers and carriers come up with ways to …

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QuizUp Branches Out Into Social Territory

May 21st, 2015


Popular trivia game QuizUp on Thursday issued an update that gives players access to a broader array of social networking tools. Users’ exchanges had been spilling out of the trivia app and into forums, so developer Plain Vanilla Games decided it was time to build out the game’s social features. QuizUp now aims to connect users through their shared interests, while staying put on its trivia game foundation, the company said.
QuizUp’s latest update gives quiz topics their own pages, where users who have similar interests can chat and share information with one another.

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Order Taker, Meet Undertaker: What Sales Pros Must Do to Survive

May 21st, 2015


Within a few years, 1 million B2B sales roles will be eliminated, according to a recent Forrester Research report. That’s 20 percent of them gone, thanks to the evolution of technologies like self-service and customers’ increasing desire to avoid the hassle of speaking to sales reps. Personally, I think that’s a bit overstated — or rather, a mischaracterization of an ongoing trend. Those sales reps who have devolved into order takers are becoming extinct, but that’s been the case for a long time.

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