• Google Expands Free Apps For Work Offer

    Google Expands Free Apps For Work Offer

    In October, Google began subsidizing Google Apps for Work for business customers locked into Enterprise Agreements (EAs), as a way to encourage them to consider Google's software.The company claims that the security benefits of Google Apps are particularly useful to mid-market businesses.
  • At Toyota Financial Services, Analytics Aid Distressed Customers

    At Toyota Financial Services, Analytics Aid Distressed Customers

    To find a better way to handle payment delinquencies in a period of global financial crisis, Toyota Financial Services established a multi-phase plan to use analytics to assess risk and microsegment consumers.As that customer got more delinquent Toyota Financial Services would use a predictive dialer to call every number Toyota had for that consumer as quickly as possible.
  • 7 PaaS Startups To Watch

    7 PaaS Startups To Watch

    While you may have heard of a couple of the PaaS providers on our list, we're betting there are a few more here that aren't on your radar yet.While you may have heard of a couple of the PaaS providers on our list, we're betting there are a few more here that aren't on your radar yet.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Targets Oracle Customers

    Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Targets Oracle Customers

    The process marks a new era in enterprise software development, testing, and deployment as organizations enter the age of the cloud and of the hybrid cloud.The company put together a comparison showing that many of the features that are priced as add-ons features in Oracle are already baked into the price of Microsoft SQL Server.
  • VMware's 2Q Results Show Upticks In NSX, Mobile Management Adoption

    VMware's 2Q Results Show Upticks In NSX, Mobile Management Adoption

    What you l VMware reported solid results for its second quarter, with upticks in licenses, virtualized workspaces, mobility management, and NSX networking.69 billion in the second financial quarter of 2016, an increase of 11% over revenues for the same quarter last year.
  • Verizon Makes It Official: Prepaid Now has "Always-On Data" Throttling at No Extra Charge

    Verizon Makes It Official: Prepaid Now has "Always-On Data" Throttling at No Extra Charge

    Last week, sources of ours revealed Verizon’s plan to add a new feature to their prepaid plans called “Always-On Data.” The idea is the same as it is on The Verizon Plan’s new Safety Mode, where customers can go over their allotted data sum at throttled 128Kbps speeds.
  • Uber Lets Businesses Book, Manage Rides For Customers

    Uber Lets Businesses Book, Manage Rides For Customers

    They are empowered With UberCENTRAL, the ride-sharing service aims to provide companies with a way to pay for customers' transportation.So, on Thursday, the ride sharing platform company introduced UberCENTRAL, a way for businesses to subsidize rides offered to clients.
  • Uber Lets Businesses Book, Manage Rides For Customers

    Uber Lets Businesses Book, Manage Rides For Customers

    They are empowered With UberCENTRAL, the ride-sharing service aims to provide companies with a way to pay for customers' transportation.So, on Thursday, the ride sharing platform company introduced UberCENTRAL, a way for businesses to subsidize rides offered to clients.
  • Why APIs Are Worth The Time And Attention Of IT Professionals

    Why APIs Are Worth The Time And Attention Of IT Professionals

    Remember "five 9's" and the effort to reduce the amount of downtime your customers had to endure?IT professionals who have yet to be convinced that API management could be useful need look no further than Google's plan to acquire Apigee, an API management platform.
  • 8 Critical Elements Of A Successful Data Integration Strategy

    8 Critical Elements Of A Successful Data Integration Strategy

    Today's growing volume of data and data types made things even more complicated.Yet, the task of data integration has only become more complex because the amount of data collected, ingested, stored, and analyzed has increased.
  • T-Mobile to Pay $48M Over Misleading 'Unlimited' Data Plans

    T-Mobile to Pay $48M Over Misleading 'Unlimited' Data Plans

    The FCC probe found that T-Mobile slows data speeds when T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers on "unlimited" plans exceed a monthly threshold — and some customers are not privy to this.Going forward, T-Mobile will be required to provide more transparency about the restrictions of its "unlimited" plans.
  • T-Mobile Adds Simple Choice Unlimited Customers to Pixel $325 Bill Credit

    T-Mobile Adds Simple Choice Unlimited Customers to Pixel $325 Bill Credit

    For those interested in a T-Mobile ONE plan and a Google Pixel or Pixel XL, T-Mobile was willing to reimburse you $325 over the course of 24 months.As of yesterday, the program was expanded to include Simple Choice customers too.
  • AT&T Customers to Get $88M in Refunds for Bogus Charges

    AT&T Customers to Get $88M in Refunds for Bogus Charges

    AT&T customers who had unauthorized third-party charges added to their bills will be getting their refunds soon, the Federal Trade Commission announced today.7 million AT&T customers who were charged up to $9.
  • Evernote Backtracks on Privacy Policy

    Evernote Backtracks on Privacy Policy

    The company recently introduced new rules authorizing employee access to users' saved scribblings.Instead, Evernote will revise its existing policy "to address our customers' concerns, reinforce that their data remains private by default, and confirm the trust they have placed in Evernote is well founded," Greg Chiemingo, senior director of communications, wrote in a blog post.
  • Verizon Tells Unlimited Users Averaging 200GB/Month to Switch or Leave

    As reported by Droid Life, Verizon last week announced that those who average 200GB a month will be pushed off the unlimited tier.The change affects only "a small group of customers," the tech blog said.
  • AT&T to Legacy Unlimited Customers: $5 More, Please

    AT&T to Legacy Unlimited Customers: $5 More, Please

    After going seven years without a price increase, AT&T subscribers who are grandfathered into AT&T's unlimited data plan had to fork over an additional $5 per month starting last February.AT&T is raising the price of its unlimited data plans, which are no longer available to new customers, by $5 per month starting in March, according to DSL Reports.
  • AT&T to Offer 5G in Austin, Indianapolis This Year

    AT&T to Offer 5G in Austin, Indianapolis This Year

    Even as it forges ahead on preparations for the rollout of a nationwide 5G network in 2020, AT&T is planning interim speed boosts for rural customers, fiber Internet subscribers, and residents of Austin and Indianapolis that will go live in the next few months.AT&T says that more than 400,000 customers will be connected via this method by the end of the year.
  • Next up for CRM? Customer Retention Through Contextual Messaging

    Next up for CRM? Customer Retention Through Contextual Messaging

    The rapid evolution of CRM has initiated a rush of new marketing processes and practices; combining multi-channel messaging with analytics is a promising new direction.But a less flashy, more labor-intensive practice is gaining steam and yielding big ROI: the individuation of messaging to customers.
  • Next up for CRM? Customer Retention Through Contextual Messaging

    Next up for CRM? Customer Retention Through Contextual Messaging

    The rapid evolution of CRM has initiated a rush of new marketing processes and practices; combining multi-channel messaging with analytics is a promising new direction.In short, it's possible to know an individual customer as well as or better than they know themselves (as a customer).