• Nintendo Shares Surge on Pokemon Go Juggernaut

    Nintendo Shares Surge on Pokemon Go Juggernaut

    The company's shares rose 36 percent in two days, after downloads of the Pokemon Go app raced to the top of iOS and Android charts in the U.and Niantic, the former Google unit behind the wildly popular augmented reality game Ingress, teamed up to provide a mobile gaming app based on the iconic Pokemon franchise.
  • Gamification's Serious Role in Sales Success

    Gamification's Serious Role in Sales Success

    However, when considering gamification's place in a sales or marketing organization today, it quickly becomes clear that those initial skeptical impulses were legitimate.Total sales revenue is still important, of course, and your sales compensation will continue to be based primarily on the amount of each salesperson's quarterly sales.
  • Cisco Delivers Good News, Bad News: Solid Earnings, Job Cuts

    Cisco Delivers Good News, Bad News: Solid Earnings, Job Cuts

    6 billion, up 2 percent for the quarter, compared with the year-ago period.8 billion represented a 21 percent increase over the previous year, while its FY2016 net income was up 20 percent, at $10.
  • Samsung Catches a Small Break in Midst of Note 7 Battery Pummeling

    Samsung Catches a Small Break in Midst of Note 7 Battery Pummeling

    5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.Product Exchange Program Samsung announced earlier this month, Galaxy Note 7 owners can exchange their devices for a new Galaxy Note 7, or for a Galaxy S7 or GalaxyS7 edge, with price differences refunded.
  • Samsung Troubles Deepen Following Formal CPSC Action

    Samsung Troubles Deepen Following Formal CPSC Action

    Keller Rohrback, a Seattle law firm that specializes in product liability, on Friday said it was investigating the Samsung Galaxy Note7 incidents and urged users to contact it directly.Earlier cases linked the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, to potential fires as well, the firm noted.
  • Samsung Green-Lights Galaxy Note7 Replacements

    Samsung Green-Lights Galaxy Note7 Replacements

    In an update to its Galaxy Note7 recall, Samsung announced that more than 500,000 new replacement devices would be available for exchange at U.Consumer Product Safety Commission late last week issued a recall of 1 million Galaxy Note7 phones.
  • Adobe Leaps From AWS to Microsoft's Cloud

    Adobe Leaps From AWS to Microsoft's Cloud

    It might be related to some of the intelligence capabilities now available through Microsoft's Cortana platform, he suggested.The company also announced a multiyear deal with Renault-Nissan Alliance to provide advanced navigation and predictive services.
  • Mobile Market Forecasts Send Mixed Signals

    Mobile Market Forecasts Send Mixed Signals

    The mobile market, which was buoyed by robust smartphone sales and apps that helped fuel a digital economy, now stands on uncertain terms, especially as 2016 comes to a close.6 that looked at different areas of the mobile market.
  • Samsung Down, Galaxy Note7 Out

    Samsung Down, Galaxy Note7 Out

    Shares of Samsung Electronics fell sharply on Tuesday after the company confirmed reports that it had halted production of its flagship Galaxy Note7 smartphone, just launched this summer.The CPSC will continue its active investigation into the reports of phones "overheating and burning in multiple states," said Chairman Elliot Kaye, who praised Samsung, along with retailers and carriers, for suspending Note7 sales and replacements.
  • Gartner: IT Spending Will Hit $3.5 Trillion In 2017

    Gartner: IT Spending Will Hit $3.5 Trillion In 2017

    That's an increase of about 3% over 2016, with much of that money going toward software and services.Global IT spending is slated to rise slightly in 2017, with enterprises looking to invest about $3.
  • Gartner: IT Spending Will Hit $3.5 Trillion In 2017

    Gartner: IT Spending Will Hit $3.5 Trillion In 2017

    That's an increase of about 3% over 2016, with much of that money going toward software and services.Global IT spending is slated to rise slightly in 2017, with enterprises looking to invest about $3.
  • 10 Strategic Tech Trends For 2017: Gartner

    10 Strategic Tech Trends For 2017: Gartner

    Thousands of IT and business executives gathered in Orlando last week for this year's Gartner Symposium ITxpo.These are the big, broad trends Gartner thinks executives should keep in mind as they're making plans and building business strategies for the coming years.
  • 10 Strategic Tech Trends For 2017: Gartner

    10 Strategic Tech Trends For 2017: Gartner

    Thousands of IT and business executives gathered in Orlando last week for this year's Gartner Symposium ITxpo.These are the big, broad trends Gartner thinks executives should keep in mind as they're making plans and building business strategies for the coming years.
  • Gartner's 10 Tech Predictions That Will Change IT

    Gartner's 10 Tech Predictions That Will Change IT

    During its recent Symposium ITXpo, Gartner released predictions on the future of technology for IT departments and users.One of the the reasons people go to the annual Gartner Symposium ITxpo is to hear Gartner analysts offer predictions for the future.
  • Gartner's 10 Tech Predictions That Will Change IT

    Gartner's 10 Tech Predictions That Will Change IT

    During its recent Symposium ITXpo, Gartner released predictions on the future of technology for IT departments and users.One of the the reasons people go to the annual Gartner Symposium ITxpo is to hear Gartner analysts offer predictions for the future.
  • Analytics Dominate CRM Lead Management Products: Gartner

    Analytics Dominate CRM Lead Management Products: Gartner

    IT leaders say their organizations are targeting more investment on the analytics piece of CRM lead management tools.That's according to Gartner's most recent Magic Quadrant report for CRM Lead Management.
  • Analytics Dominate CRM Lead Management Products: Gartner

    Analytics Dominate CRM Lead Management Products: Gartner

    IT leaders say their organizations are targeting more investment on the analytics piece of CRM lead management tools.That's according to Gartner's most recent Magic Quadrant report for CRM Lead Management.
  • Microsoft Launches Teams to Foil Office 365 Poachers

    Microsoft Launches Teams to Foil Office 365 Poachers

    It's trying to take that behemoth that's Microsoft and make it more responsive to the marketplace.The full gamut of Office tools is integrated into Teams, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, OneNote, Planner, Power BI and Delve.
  • Smart Cities Can Get More Out Of IoT, Gartner Finds

    Smart Cities Can Get More Out Of IoT, Gartner Finds

    While many smart cities are using IoT for transportation issues, there's a host of other initiatives these urban centers should start to address with the technology.To that point, Gartner has predicted that many smart cities will start changing their key performance indicators (KPIs) in order to meet these goals.
  • Amazon's Register-Free Grocery Shopping Could Disrupt Retail

    Amazon's Register-Free Grocery Shopping Could Disrupt Retail

    Customers use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, then pluck items off the shelves.Their purchases automatically are scanned and charged to their Amazon accounts, and receipts are sent to their smartphones.