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This Weather Startup Provides Hyperlocal Data To Customers Like Monsanto

Weather startup Understory will be working with Monsanto to provide hyperlocal weather data for corn fields in Argentina.
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IBM's New Cloud Service Lets Customers Crunch Geospatial Data

IBM's new PAIRS Geoscope service allows developers to crunch a wide variety of geospatial data for applications as diverse as agriculture, insurance and emergency response systems.
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Amazon may soon offer customers a hybrid checking account

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. You probably shop at Amazon for everything: kitchen utensils, office supplies, and
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When should you share the possibility of bad news?

We see this all the time. A company knows they have a problem, they can see the problem, they know the problem will affect the customer, but don’t tell the customer until the very last minute. And [...] The post When should you share the
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Five Levels of a Referral

A referral is a referral, right? Well, not so much.  Once a referral source has given you the name of a person to call, what more could you hope for?Actually, there’s quite a bit more you can expect from referrals that have been properly
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The Customer is King. So what is the Service Provider?

The Customer is King. So what is the Service Provider? Does “the customer is king” mean the service provider only a servant? Or as the Latin root would indicate, a slave? Not according to our definition of [...] The post The
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FedEx customer information exposed in data breach

An unsecured FedEx server was breached, exposing thousands of customers' personal information, a prominent security research firm discovered earlier this month. Package forwarding service Bongo International was acquired by FedEx in 2014 and now
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Coinbase is mistakenly draining customers' bank accounts, and people are freaked

All your money is gone. Whoops! Sorry for your loss.  The world of cryptocurrency trading is notoriously risky, but it wasn't supposed to be like this. Some Coinbase account holders are losing their shit today as they look to their bank
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Girl Scout sells 300 boxes of cookies outside a California marijuana dispensary

This Girl Scout knows her customers well.  The young entrepreneur set up shop outside of Urbn Leaf, a recreational and medical marijuana dispensary in San Diego. According to local news outlet Fox 4, the girl sold more than 300 boxes in about
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How Two Companies Hooked Customers On Products They Rarely Use

From: Via: How Two Companies Hooked Customers On Products They Rarely Use Page, CEO of