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    Dell Technologies Standardizes on Salesforce.com

    Story Source Under a new strategic agreement, Dell Technologies plans to expand its use of Salesforce‘s cloud-based CRM (customer relationship management) platform and sales and marketing apps to its global salesforce of nearly 40,000. Announced Wednesday, the Dell-Salesforce deal extends the relationship the two companies have had for years. It will also give Dell customer […]

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    T-Mobile Launches Digits Service for All Customers

    Story Source Wireless carrier T-Mobile announced today that its Digits program, which has been in beta testing since December, will go live for all customers on May 31. Existing customers won’t have to do anything to take advantage of the upgrade, since all T-Mobile numbers will automatically be converted to Digits. Customers will also be […]

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    Do You Prefer Your Customer Service Bots Friendly or Formal?

    Story Source As robots increasingly replace human jobs, thanks to record spending on automation, how should they behave? That preference depends on where you live. LivePerson, a company that works in automated customer service, recently surveyed 5,000 people on what personality types they prefer in customer service bots. The majority, 62 percent, said they want […]

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    Zuckerberg Urges Harvard Grads To Build a World of ‘Purpose’

    Story Source Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it’s up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community. “Change starts local. Even global changes start small — with people like us,” the Facebook CEO said. He shared stories […]

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    Women CEOs Earn Big Pay, But Few of Them Have the Top Job

    Story Source Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there’s still very few of them running the world’s largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By comparison, male CEOs […]

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    Intel To Expand Thunderbolt 3 Reach, Plans To Open USB-C Specs

    Story Source By the end of this year, the PC and Mac marketplace could feature nearly 150 devices with Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port. But Intel is aiming to expand the reach of its universal port design even further by integrating support for the connector into its future CPUs. Starting next year, the company also […]

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    Hack Attack by Subtitles Threatens Millions of Users Worldwide

    Story Source If there wasn’t enough to worry about already, hackers have now figured out a way to attack computers though the subtitles in videos. The new vulnerability allows remote attackers to take complete control of machines using malicious subtitle files, including those commonly used with video applications and systems such as VLC, Kodi (XBMC), […]

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    Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Fooled by German Hackers

    Story Source The iris-recognition feature in Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 smartphone has been defeated by German hackers, less than a month after the device hit shelves around the world. A video posted by the Chaos Computer Club, a long-running hacker collective formed in Berlin in 1981, shows the security feature being fooled by a dummy […]

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    Ford’s New CEO Promises a Fit — but Fun — Company

    Story Source Ford’s new CEO, Jim Hackett, revealed a little about his plans — and a lot about himself — when he talked to media after his appointment. Here are four of the comments the former head of Steelcase Inc. made at Ford’s Dearborn headquarters Monday and the deeper meaning behind them. What he said: […]

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 May Embed the Fingerprint Scanner

    Story Source After various phone companies have tried making it work, it looks like the technology of embedding the fingerprint scanner under the screen might come on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 first. According to a new leaked video, a new dummy shows an early concept for the Galaxy Note 8 design, and it doesn’t […]

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    Mark Zuckerberg Says He’s Not Running for Public Office

    Story Source Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn’t before is about building relationships, not politics. The 33-year-old billionaire wrote in a Facebook post that some users have asked if the trip means he’s running for public office. Zuckerberg says he’s not running for anything. Instead, he […]