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in Customer Serivice - 16 Feb, 2016
by Lynn Perkins - no comments

Japanese telecoms conglomerate SoftBank Group (9984.T) on Monday announced its biggest ever buyback in a bid to boost investor confidence, saying it will purchase up to 500 billion yen ($4.4 billion) worth or as much as 14.2 percent of its own shares. The stock has fallen over 37 percent year-on-year amid worries about SoftBank’s outlook, […]

in Marketing - 16 Feb, 2016
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Europe’s postal companies, already under pressure from Amazon, could soon face a challenge from Uber [UBER.UL], which is moving into deliveries, and other start-ups. UberRUSH — run by Uber but connecting you to a courier rather than a taxi — and new entrants like PiggyBaggy and Nimber, could dent the market share of operators such […]

in Operations - 16 Feb, 2016
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A Toshiba Corp (6502.T) said on Tuesday it was not considering withdrawing from personal-computer production and selling its Hangzhou factory in China. The comment by a Toshiba spokesman followed a report by the Sankei newspaper that said the Japanese conglomerate is planning to pull out of PCs as it restructures its business following a massive […]

in Operations - 16 Feb, 2016
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This winter was supposed to be Nutanix’s time to shine. The high-tech computing and storage company filed for a hotly anticipated initial public offering in December, ready to woo investors early in the New Year. But so far, Nutanix hasn’t been able to shake the chill of what is shaping up to be a largely […]

in Marketing - 26 Jan, 2016
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With firewalls no longer seen as enough of a defense against security breaches, companies are looking at new tools to foil hackers trying to enter a computer network. U.S. and Israeli startups are leading the way, with new approaches such as “honeytraps” that lure a hacker to fake data or “polymorphic” technology that constantly changes […]

in Operations - 26 Jan, 2016
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Apple Inc is working to make subscription content available through its News app, giving publishers with paywalls a new way to control who sees their articles, two sources familiar with the matter said. The move would differentiate Apple News from Facebook’s Instant Articles news offering, which does not offer subscriber-only content, and would likely give […]

in Marketing - 26 Jan, 2016
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Twitter Inc named American Express Co executive Leslie Berland as its chief marketing officer, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey tweeted on Tuesday. “Welcoming @leslieberland to Twitter! She will join as our CMO to help tell the stories of our iconic product!,” Dorsey tweeted. (bit.ly/20qySZo) Berland, who joined AmEx in 2005 and is currently executive vice president […]

in Marketing - 26 Jan, 2016
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U.S. consumer confidence improved in January despite a stock market rout and house prices accelerated in November, suggesting underlying strength in the economy despite a sharp growth slowdown in recent months. There are, however, signs the malaise from manufacturing and export-oriented industries is starting to filter into the services sector, with data on Tuesday showing […]

in Marketing - 26 Jan, 2016
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Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is expected to report a 1.3 percent increase in iPhone sales in the holiday quarter, its slowest ever and a far cry from the double-digit growth investors have come to expect. Apple sold 75.5 million iPhones in the October-December quarter, according to research firm FactSet StreetAccount, 1 million more than what was […]

in Marketing - 14 Jan, 2016
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A labourer walks on scaffolding at a residential construction site in Qingdao, Shandong province, China, November 18, 2015. REUTERS/CHINA DAILY Economic growth is losing momentum across emerging and developed economies as is inflation, with trouble in China now the biggest worry for 2016, according to the overwhelming majority of hundreds of economists polled by Reuters […]