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New Microsoft tools integrate LinkedIn data directly into Dynamics 365
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 Microsoft announced some significant integrations between LinkedIn, the professional social network it bought last year for over $26 billion and Microsoft Dynamics 365, the company’s CRM and ERP suite. It was clea [...]
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Lazada, Uber and Netflix team up ahead of Amazon’s expected entry into Southeast Asia
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 Amazon isn’t in Southeast Asia yet — the e-commerce giant pushed back plans to enter early this year — but that isn’t stopping future rival Lazada teaming up with a range of companies to offer a [...]
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Microsoft acquires Intentional Software and brings old friend back into fold
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 Microsoft announced today that it was acquiring Bellevue-based Intentional Software for an undisclosed amount of money. With the purchase, Charles Simonyi, Intentional founder, Chairman, and CTO, who helped develop some [...]
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Google’s Project Loon head is getting into nuclear power
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 Google X’s raison d’être is embracing far-out ideas, so it’s no surprise, really that former director Mike Cassidy is wading into the decidedly choppy and always controversial waters of nuclear energy [...]
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Amazon quietly launches its own social media influencer program into beta
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 Social media influencers – like Instagram stars or YouTube celebs – often promote products they like, either as part of a brand relationship or as means of generating income through affiliate sales. Now, Ama [...]
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Microsoft’s Creators Update wants to bring Windows 10 artists and gamers back into the fold
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 The Windows Creators Update is something of a big deal for the operating system with over 400 million users, but the gist of it is taking aim at gamers and yes, creators. Paint 3D is very much what it sounds like, while [...]
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Amazon confirms acquisition of Souq, marking its move into the Middle East
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 Amazon today confirmed that it has acquired Souq.com, an e-commerce marketplace serving the Middle East based out of Dubai, which was already commonly described as “the Amazon of the Middle East.” We had r [...]
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Facebook pivots into Stories
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 In its biggest change in a decade, Facebook is evolving from text and link-focused sharing to the visual communication format its admits “Snapchat has really pioneered”. Starting today, all users will soon h [...]
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Amazon delays its entry into Southeast Asia
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 Amazon has postponed its much-anticipated entry into Southeast Asia. The company initially planned to launch local e-commerce services in Singapore during the first quarter of this year, as we reported in November, but [...]
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