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ZINFI Partner Management Software Named Leader in G2 Report

ZINFI’s Partner Management Software Achieves G2 Leader Status in Fall 2020 with Exceptional Scores for User Satisfaction, Setup and Support, and Usability.
ZINFI’s Partner Management Software Achieves G2 Leader Status in Fall 2020 with Exceptional Scores for User Satisfaction, Setup and Support, and Usability.
ZINFI’s Partner Management Software Achieves G2 Leader Status in Fall 2020 with Exceptional Scores for User Satisfaction, Setup and Support, and Usability.

Validated reviews from G2 user community and data aggregated from online sources and social networks earn ZINFI platform consistently high scores across all metrics, including 98% for Quality of Support

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fall 2020 scores from G2, the world’s leading business solutions review website, have again placed ZINFI solidly in the “Leaders” quadrant for Best Partner Management Software. G2 scores are based on the responses of real, verified users from the G2 user community. Of 13 vendors with at least 25 reviews, ZINFI’s partner relationship management platform is one of

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  • Tesla CEO said reports of a Bitcoin ATM inside one of its facilities are inaccurate
  • LibertyX reportedly added Bitcoin selling feature to three ATMs at the facility
  • They can be accessed only by Tesla employees

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied recent reports that there is a Bitcoin ATM inside the car company’s Gigafactory in Nevada.

“I don’t think this is accurate,” Musk tweeted Monday, while replying to a tweet by news website Teslarati. The Teslarati tweet has since been deleted.

On Sunday, Will Reeves, the CEO of cryptocurrency payments and rewards app Fold, tweeted about spotting a LibertyX “bitcoin ATM at the Gigafactory,” along with a Google Maps image. LibertyX is a manufacturer of cryptocurrency ATMs in the United States. 

News outlet Finbold, on Sunday, reported that the LibertyX Bitcoin ATM, mentioned in the tweet, was in existence at the Gigafactory since August and it

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A general view of a Australian flag is seen during a welcome ceremony for Australia’s then Prime Minister Julia Gillard outside the Great Hall of the People on April 9, 2013 in Beijing, China.

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Australia is investigating media reports that China has stopped taking its coal shipments, Australia’s trade minister said on Tuesday, playing down a potential sign of escalating trade tensions between the two countries.

Speaking on breakfast television, Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said the government was seeking a response from China while noting that coal flows to the country had been disrupted in recent years partly due to Chinese “domestic factors.”

Diplomatic relations soured in 2018 when Australia banned China’s Huawei Technologies from participating in its nascent fifth-generation (5G) broadband network. Australia’s call for an independent inquiry into the origins of the novel coronavirus – which first emerged in China – further angered

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Last Friday, Paul Greenberg and Brent Leary, two of the best-known analysts in the CRM space hosted a public LinkedIn video discussion with senior executives from SAP, Oracle, Adobe, Microsoft, and Salesforce. Events of this kind are rare and there are plenty of learnings to be had from that session.

Towards the end of the 90 plus minute discussion, Bob Stutz, President of Engineering and Operations for SAP Customer Experience threw a curveball that has long been missing from discussions around responses to the COVID-19 pandemic:

I think the biggest question that I constantly get, and it’s not directed towards the current company I work for, but more around the industry is when is the software industry going to change its pricing model?…I mean, subscription models are hard. And, constantly I get asked the question, when will this industry move to a pay as you

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ExaGrid Reports Continued Momentum with Strong Quarter Ending Q3-2020
ExaGrid Reports Continued Momentum with Strong Quarter Ending Q3-2020

Record number of six-figure deals and release of Version 6.0 with ransomware recovery feature

ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that it hit its plan for the quarter ending September 30, 2020 and added over 100 new customers in the quarter. The results included a record 27 new customers with initial six-figure purchases and one existing customer with a seven-figure purchase.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201006005031/en/

“Customers have less viable options for backup storage,” said Bill Andrews, CEO and President of ExaGrid. “Low-cost primary storage disk is too expensive for longer-term retention due to the amount of retention copies required. Inline scale-up deduplication appliances, such as Dell EMC Data Domain, are slow for backups and restores due to an inline deduplication process, don’t scale due to a scale-up storage

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Updated at 8:45 p.m.: Revised to reflect that Dallas County has released new data.

Dallas County officials reported 508 more confirmed coronavirus cases in their update Friday, which included numbers for two days after a software upgrade prevent the county from releasing data Thursday.

Two new COVID-19 deaths were also reported. The victims were a Dallas woman and a Garland woman, both in their 70s.

County Judge Clay Jenkins said the health department’s new data platform will allow for better contact tracing.

“We expect that this transition, that has led to a disruption in our reporting numbers …, will be leveled out and resolved over the weekend,” he said in a written statement.

The newly reported cases bring the county’s total confirmed cases to 82,918. The county’s death toll stands at 1,026.

Dallas County also reported 204 probable cases Friday, bringing the total number of probable cases to 4,294.

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  • Twitter said it is limiting its reliance on machine learning that helps it decide which part of a photo to crop on its platform.
  • Online users have reported racial bias on the social media firm’s image cropping tool, which automatically focuses on the part of a photo it thinks the viewer will find most interesting.
  • One Twitter user recently highlighted how the face of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is white, was routinely centered in automatic image crops, while that of former President Barack Obama was cut out.
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Twitter is making changes to its photo cropping function after an investigation into racial bias in the software, the company said on Thursday.

The announcement comes after users on the platform repeatedly showed that the tool — which uses machine learning to choose which part of an image to crop based on what

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a close up of a sign: Google first announced the Fitbit acquisition in November 2019. Reuters


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Google first announced the Fitbit acquisition in November 2019. Reuters

  • Google is expected to win EU approval for its $2.1 billion Fitbit deal after it addressed competition and data concerns, Reuters reported.
  • The internet giant has promised it will not use Fitbit data to personalize adverts for 10 years, according to a Financial Times report.
  • It will also ensure competitors can use its Android and Cloud platforms, according to people familiar with the matter.
  • The EU opened a four-month long investigation into Google’s acquisition of Fitbit in August. The deal was first announced in November 2019.
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Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of wearables company Fitbit appears to have cleared a major hurdle.

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It will be cleared by EU antitrust regulators after the tech giant agreed Tuesday to restrict how it uses customer data, according to multiple reports.

Google promised regulators

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(Bloomberg) — The board of NTT Docomo Inc. is holding a meeting Tuesday to discuss Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp.’s plans to turn its wireless carrier unit into a wholly owned subsidiary, suggesting that the deal may be announced as soon as today.



a group of people standing next to a sign: Pedestrians cross a road in front of an NTT Docomo Inc. store in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Docomo this month cut prices on its mobile phone data plans, some by as much as 40 percent, responding to government pressure to reduce prices that it says are among the world's highest.


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Pedestrians cross a road in front of an NTT Docomo Inc. store in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Docomo this month cut prices on its mobile phone data plans, some by as much as 40 percent, responding to government pressure to reduce prices that it says are among the world’s highest.

The buyout could be worth 4 trillion yen ($38 billion), based on a 30% premium to Monday’s closing price in Tokyo, the Nikkei newspaper reported earlier. That would make it the largest tender offer for a Japanese company in history, according to the Nikkei.

The shares of Docomo were untraded at

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Shares in SMIC, China’s biggest chipmaker, fell on Monday on fears that it could lose access to key US technology.



a group of people standing in front of a building: People visit the stand of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) during an exhibition in Shanghai, China, 14 March 2018. (Imaginechina via AP Images)


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People visit the stand of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) during an exhibition in Shanghai, China, 14 March 2018. (Imaginechina via AP Images)

The Financial Times reported this weekend that the US Commerce Department has sent a letter to companies warning of an “unacceptable risk” that exports to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation could be used for military purposes.

It’s not entirely clear whether that letter means that official restrictions on SMIC have gone into effect. The FT reported that the firm had been “hit by US sanctions.” Reuters similarly reported that the US is tightening controls on exports to SMIC, citing the letter.

But the US Commerce Department has not yet added the Chinese firm to its Entity List, which would require US companies

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