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How brick-and-mortar stores can beat the likes of Amazon

Online companies like Amazon that can analyze buyer behavior have a major advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers. However, artificial intelligence platforms tied to in-store sensors could eventually even the playing field.

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13 tips for managing the data in Salesforce.com

When family is visiting for the holidays, you need to have a credible ‘urgent project’ to keep you in blissful solitude. Here’s what I did over my Christmas vacation.

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France, you do not own the internet

By trying to extend the right to be forgotten beyond its borders, France is interfering with other nations’ sovereignty.

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Five ways Google can fix Android notifications

The notification system in Nougat is better than its ever been but there are lots of improvements that still need to be made.

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Bots may send your liability risk soaring

Judges and juries may think that a company should be better able to eliminate errors in responses with automation.

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The 'Late 2016' MacBook Pro isn't exciting, but still leads by example

Apple's latest MacBook Pros might not be as pedestrian as they seem.

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Everything is a virtual assistant now

At CES this week, we're learning that virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa will be delivered as a utility to almost every appliance in your home.

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iPhone 7 vs. Google Pixel: Why I'm switching to Pixel

iPhone may have the retina display, but Google's phone is Pixel perfect. 

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Trump, Russia, Clinton and the art of misdirection

When a conclusion is largely based on belief and not verifiable facts, you have possible misdirection at play, writes Rob Enderle.

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The trouble with third-party assessments

If you let one customer perform security tests against your applications and network, you let yourself in for a lot of headaches.

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A potentially fatal blow against patent trolls

If law firms think they may be forced to pay defendants’ enormous legal bills, it could undermine the entire business model of patent trolls.

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7 things Silicon Valley needs to stop doing in 2017

I love you, Silicon Valley. You know I do. But there are a few things you keep doing that exasperate everyone.

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3 big leadership lessons learned from Trump’s win

As we embark on a new year columnist Rob Enderle reflects on the 2016 presidential election and lessons the tech business and its leaders can learn from it.

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Software is eating the food world

Put down that lab-grown meat burger and slimy Soylent shake. Silicon Valley has a better idea than freaky fake food.

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The tech we didn’t talk about in 2016, but should have

Columnist Rob Enderle writes about a variety of tech things we should have focused on in 2016 and looks forward to a better 2017.

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IDG Editors predict tech trends for 2017

Top editors from IDG Enterprise brands Computerworld, Network World, CIO and CSO chime in with their thoughts and predictions for enterprise technology trends in the upcoming year. From Apple to VR, we've got thoughts on what will be...

Why every CIO needs to be a hands-on leader to succeed

In previous years, a hands-on designation meant practitioner, not leader. In not understanding how to embrace more direct participation, CIOs fear being branded as tactical. Yet hands-on IT executives are now getting the choice...

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5 technologies that will shake things up in 2017

If you thought 2016 was a fun time to be in IT, wait until 2017 hits. Network World presents an overview of five technologies and trends that will "shake things up" in the world of enterprise networking for the new year.

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