Archive for July, 2016

Why Oracle Spent $9.3B on NetSuite, More News

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

Oracle made its second largest acquisition to date this past week. It acquired cloud-based software provider, partner and customer NetSuite in a transaction valued at approximately $9.3 billion, or $109 per share in cash, Redwood City, Calif.-based Oracle announced.

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How to Exclude Specific Categories from WordPress RSS Feed

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

Do you want to exclude specific categories from RSS feed on your WordPress site? Many site owners use some categories for content that they don’t want to appear in the RSS feed of their site. In this article, we will show you how to exclude specific categories from WordPress RSS feed.

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Looking Back: IoT Growth and Struggles

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Looking Back: IoT Growth and Struggles

For the second year in a row, the Internet of Things (IoT) is the leader in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, and one look at the slew of predictions around just how big the IoT will grow shows that it has earned its top spot.

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Looking Back: IoT Growth and Struggles



Looking Back: Small Strides Toward Better CX

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Looking Back: Small Strides Toward Better CX

In 2015, businesses made strides toward the goal of consistent customer experience (CX) across multiple channels. Marketers who understand the necessity of using data to provide deep personalization, for example, were especially successful, according to John Zimmer.
But while the vision was strong, the execution often remained weak

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Artificial Intelligence: There’s Still Hope for the Human Race

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Artificial Intelligence: There's Still Hope for the Human Race

Growing concern that robots will take over the world and render humans useless exaggerate the threat at hand. 
Has cognitive computing and robots rapidly evolved? Yes. Computers can now challenge humans intellectually and automate tasks previously thought impossible. 
While this sounds an alarm for many people, to me it’s exciting.

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