Microsoft today announced the release of Dynamics CRM 2016, the latest version of its customer relationship management software (CRM). Available both as a cloud service and on-premises software, Dynamics CRM 2016 comes with features Microsoft has picked up through its acquisition of two companies, FieldOne, a provider of software for managing the activity of service […]
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My single blog post got a world-famous artist to remove a statue with a Jewish slur. How I did that has lessons for all bloggers.
PASSING through the Suez Canal became easier earlier this year, thanks to an expansion completed in August. Now it is about to become a little bit more complicated. Transit fees for the canal are denominated in Special Drawing Rights, a basket of currencies used by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as its unit of account. Today the IMF decided to include the yuan in the basket from next year, joining the dollar, the euro, the pound and the yen.
If lots of things were priced in SDRs, the IMF’s decision would have forced companies around the world to buy yuan-denominated assets as soon as possible, to hedge their exposure. That would have prompted China’s currency to strengthen dramatically. But few goods or services are priced in SDRs. Instead, admission to the currency club is significant mainly for its symbolism: the IMF is lending its imprimatur to the yuan as a reserve currency—a safe, liquid asset…Continue reading
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World-famous broadcaster and naturalist, David Attenborough, backs U.S. President Barack Obama’s stance on climate change.
The company will review its copyright processes.
Microsoft has partnered with Autodesk to make its HoloLens device more useful in the way that we design products. The Redmond, Wash.-based company has built-in support for Autodesk’s Fusion 360 within its augmented reality headset to provide designers an innovative way to build 2D and 3D objects. “When we first saw HoloLens, we immediately sensed the […]
CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual l…
(Reuters) – Morgan Stanley plans to cut up to 25 percent of its fixed-income jobs, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Work can be calibrated between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day to maintain momentum and enjoy the holidays.
OPINION: Motorola or LG? It’s not an easy question to answer this year, at least when you’re comparing the Moto X Pure Edition (also known as the Moto X Style) against the LG G4. At first glance, they’re actually more similar than you might expect (same CPU, GPU, memory, etc.), though there are some important differences […]
Currently, users must sign out of and then back in to Instagram in order to switch between their work and personal accounts.
The yuan’s inclusion in the SDR — which will take effect next October — marks another step in China’s global emergence.
These are some monster-size revenues for a small mobile game company. Mino Games revealed to GamesBeat that its free-to-play mobile release Mino Monsters 2 is already generating $1.7 million a month in revenue. It came out for iOS and Android on October 8. This makes it a hit in a mobile market worth an estimated […]
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LONDON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank are expected to deliver sharply contrasting policy decisions next month, reflecting how the world’s two largest economies have moved from the Great Recession to the Great Divide.
(Reuters) – Electronic music festival organizer SFX Entertainment Inc , which puts on days-long dance extravaganzas including New York’s ‘Electric Zoo’, is exploring a debt restructuring, a spokesman for its chief executive told Reuters on Monday.
The social juggernaut joins a growing list of global tech giants sweetening perks for parents.
It comes two and a half years after the controversial program was exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.