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Our Man at Martech 2016: Archived tweets from Derek Handova’s conference coverage

Martech USA is running from March 21 to 23 in San Francisco. Our correspondent Derek Handova is there. In case you missed his live tweets from today’s sessions with John Hardy of Disney and Theresa Regli of Real Story Group @B2Bnewnetwork, here they are collected in chronological order. John Hardy, Director of Marketing Sourcing, The Walt […]

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1 in 4 execs say Internet of Things is already delivering results

TEKsystems, an IT staffing company, found close to one in four organizations (22 percent) have reached the stage where IoT initiatives “are having a substantial impact” on their businesses. The survey also found “the majority of organizations (55 percent) expect IoT initiatives to have a high level of impact on their business over the next five […]

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Smart devices can now order their own supplies direct from Amazon

Amazon has officially announced the launch of the first smart devices compatible with its Dash Replenishment service. It lets devices automatically reorder their consumables as they run low so the user doesn’t need to do it themselves. The first products to support the system are a range of Brother printers. The compatible smart printers promise […]

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Microsoft brings augmented reality to your video conferencing

Your video conferencing may soon get a lot more virtual: Microsoft showed off a beta version of a video-call technology using augmented reality, allowing you to “see” a projection of individuals in your meeting. The innovation projects a person into a room hologram-style, so that they seem to be sitting in a chair across from the person […]

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B2B News Network’s 2015 B2B Influencer Index

2015 was a huge year for B2B. Companies like Dell doubled down on the enterprise, Facebook starts making moves into the workplace, and structure was in shift everywhere, from unicorns like Sprinklr starting to play a dominant role in B2B social, HP splitting in half, and Dell/VMware coming together. With software firmly transitioning to SaaS and […]

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10 ways robotics is transforming the healthcare industry

Robots are becoming more mainstream, especially in the healthcare industry. From helping the elderly to assisting with dental care, robotics is fast becoming a hot trend affecting millions. Here are 10 things you should know about robotics and healthcare. 1. Hospitals In The San Francisco Bay Area Using Robots Called Tugs  ‘Tugs’ do various tasks […]

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The ultimate primer on B2B livestreaming

Thanks to today’s pervasive and fast wireless data connections, powerful smartphones, and high-end smartphone cameras,  streaming video becoming a popular means of communication. The B2B space can empower their marketing campaigns by taking advantage of various live-streaming platforms, but it has to be approached with strategic forethought. The latest services usually begin in the consumer […]

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Infographic: App downloads, engagement peak in January

A new infographic reveals an interesting stat for any B2B firm trying to boost the visibility of its mobile apps: In January, app downloads and engagement peak at the highest rate, compared to any other month. New data from AdMob by Google found that January is the “Black Friday” for app monetization. Between October 2014 and January […]

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How B2B companies outsource managed security services

As security staff gets increasingly overwhelmed preparing for compliance audits and managing security incidents, B2B companies have started to ask about outsourcing managed security services. A recent report from analyst firm IDC found that Canadian organizations will become more reliant on third-party SaaS and managed security services by 2019. And Canadian chief information security officers (CISOs) will […]

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Domino’s unveils the ultimate pizza delivery vehicle

Using crowd-sourcing, one pizza company solved the problem of designing the perfect delivery vehicle, one with a warming oven built-in that brings the pizza fresh to a customer’s door at just the perfect temperature. Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Domino’s Pizza, with help from Local Motors, a Phoenix, Arizona-based automotive firm that uses crowd-sourcing for brainstorming new […]

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Dell to acquire EMC for $67 billion in biggest tech deal ever

Dell has made history by announcing it has purchased storage technology specialists EMC for a record-breaking $67 billion. Dell says it will create the “world’s largest privately-controlled, integrated technology company.” The deal was announced Monday but remained unknown until hours before the public disclosure. The merger is intended to give Dell a way into more lucrative and […]

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7 tips to clean your smartphone, inside and out

Apple, Samsung, Motorola, Google and Microsoft recently released new devices, which means many B2B professionals may soon be looking to upgrade their devices. With new phones and major operating system updates, it’s time to think about what you can do to improve your smartphone experience. Smartphones have become the primary computing device for millions of […]