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December 4, 2012
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Get It Right: Pricing Strategies That Work
Many entrepreneurs hope for success by offering low prices, while in fact most world-class entrepreneurs succeed by setting higher prices. If you're not exactly sure which pricing strategy will work for your business, these 6 steps can help you set your company's prices for success. Read the exclusive article now.

  Business & Industry Watch 
  • Sprint said to take a pass on MetroPCS bid
    Sprint Nextel will focus on closing its $20.1 billion merger with Softbank rather than involve itself with MetroPCS Communications' planned merger with T-Mobile USA, according to a published report that notes investors pushed up MetroPCS shares on Monday in anticipation of Sprint making a bid for the prepaid carrier. Sprint does not want to complicate the government's review of its Softbank deal, the report says, quoting unnamed sources. Sprint did not provide comment. Reuters (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

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  Video Upload 
  • Sony debuts video player for UHDTV
    Sony has introduced an ultra-high-definition video player to go with its 84-inch UHDTV set, stocked with 10 feature films in 4K format, such as "The Bridge on the River Kwai." The company may provide additional movies on Blu-ray discs for those who buy the $25,000 big-screen TV, according to Phil Molyneux of Sony Electronics. Associated Press (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Combating Identity Theft in a Mobile, Social World
Mobile connectivity threats extend from consumers to the business environment. But who is really responsible for securing sensitive information? Smart business leaders are becoming proactive on the matter. Learn how to get protected in this white paper. Download the white paper now.

  Technology Trends 
  • AT&T CMIO: Telehealth is the new house call
    Health care solutions such as remote monitoring may be revolutionizing the way physicians interact with their patients, but they also have the potential to rekindle a more traditional doctor-patient relationship, according to Dr. Geeta Nayyark, the chief medical information officer for AT&T. Nayyark equates telehealth to house calls of old. (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Savvis bolsters Symphony cloud line with storage solution
    Savvis has added a new storage solution to its suite of enterprise cloud products. The CenturyLink subsidiary's Symphony Cloud Storage product offers unlimited capacity on a pay-as-you-go basis and is built on the EMC Atmos platform -- which supports integration with EMC networking components and APIs. Channel Partners (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
How to Achieve IT Agility: A Survival Guide for IT Decision Makers
When business teams add new apps and services to already-strained networks, IT departments are accountable for making everything work. Is your team ready for this challenge? Read this eGuide to learn how IT teams are automating their networks, why they're utilizing Ethernet fabrics and SDN, and what success looks like as they regain network control and business relevance.

  IP Download 
  • IDC: Growth is ahead for networking market despite Q3 revenue dip
    Revenue in worldwide router and switch markets declined in the third quarter, but video traffic and mobile device use will keep networking technology on a strong growth pace, IDC says. "10GbE, along with the emerging 40GbE Ethernet switch segments, are the ones to watch as growth in virtualized applications and converged infrastructure will continue to drive the need for advanced networks in data center build-outs," IDC's Rohit Mehra said in a statement. eWeek (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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