The COMUNICANO for Wednesday July 5 2017

Revue
 
For the past three years Microsoft has been doing the "Redmond Shuffle." That's their approach to lay
 
July 5 - Issue #111
Andy Abramson

For the past three years Microsoft has been doing the “Redmond Shuffle.” That’s their approach to layoffs. Between attrition and a changing focus to the cloud, the battleship size company is making themselves more nimble and better able to react to the changing marketplace, and to be more competitive vs. Google and Amazon. The layoff news starts to tell the story…On the subject of Amazon, The Echo continues to be at the front line of their imperialism efforts into more of our wallets….Tesla now has a new competitor looming. Volvo…Those stories and more are in today’s HUMPDAY edition of the COMUNICANO.

Microsoft Watch
Microsoft announces internally its new 'commercial and consumer' sales model
Details of Microsoft’s massive new sales reorg emerge
Amazon Watch
Amazon Alexa Skill Count Passes 15,000 in the U.S.
Amazon's Alexa voice deals return for this year's Prime Day
Car Watch
Volvo becomes the first major car manufacturer to go all electric
Mobile Watch
Ticketmaster will soon admit you to events using audio data transmitted from your phone
Snap Watch
Doctors using Snapchat to send patient scans to each other, panel finds | Technology | The Guardian
Apple Watch
Apple's new spaceship home is already changing life in Silicon Valley
Uber Watch
Small Business Travelers Now Three Times As Likely to Choose Uber
Odds & Ends
Samsung Reportedly Developing Its Own Smart Speaker
A biometric ring could replace your passwords, cards and keys
Wine accessories and gadgets tested – what does a head sommelier think?
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