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Panera Bread exposed millions of customer records because LOL security

Here's your daily reminder there's no such thing as true security. Panera Bread, the beloved St. Louis-based bakery chain, is the latest company to show how much it doesn't care about protecting customer data. SEE ALSO: Hackers steal credit card
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Are you focused on your most valuable customers?

Not every customer is your dream customer. In fact, some can siphon the focus right out of you. First, a quick confession: I’m a big geek who plays video games almost every day. Scheduling time for leisure helps me manage my day more
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European customers can now enjoy Netflix anywhere in the EU

European backpackers who have been missing their favorite Netflix shows can finally rest easy.  A new EU regulation called the "Regulation on the Portability of Online Content Services" will allow any European citizens to access subscription
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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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