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Oracle introduces new cloud pricing models with further glance at beating AWS | Cloud Tech News

Oracle introduces new cloud pricing models with further glance at beating AWS | Cloud Tech News

Oracle OpenWorld may still be a couple of weeks away, but Larry Ellison gave a glimpse of what to expect in San Francisco with the announcement of new licensing and pricing structures – promising to beat Amazon by at least 50% on cost. Ellison, Oracle’s CTO, took to the stage to not only discuss the […]

Address fundamental flaws in fuel pricing | Business Line

Address fundamental flaws in fuel pricing | Business Line

Pricing mechanism flaw First, the pricing mechanism. While the daily frequency of price change is fine, the methodology of the pricing mechanism is not. In India, the prices of petrol and diesel are not determined by the actual costs incurred by refiners on crude oil sourcing, refining and marketing and allowing for profits. Rather, a […]

InfoTrends Study to Focus on Exploring Pricing Models for Digital Delivery in Transactional Communications | Keypoint Intelligence

InfoTrends Study to Focus on Exploring Pricing Models for Digital Delivery in Transactional Communications | Keypoint Intelligence

Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends is pleased to announce a new study entitled Pricing for Digital: Exploring New Models for Transactional Communications Delivery. Research begins October 2017 and final deliverables are scheduled to publish in December 2017. As delivery of transactional communications continues to shift from physical to digital environments, the pricing discussion is becoming more […]

The C-Suite Challenges of a Trade Finance Bank | Finextra

The C-Suite Challenges of a Trade Finance Bank | Finextra

Over the last two year, globally we have seen a drop in revenues from trade finance from USD 41 billion to USD 36 billion. Banks not only need to look at ways of driving deeper wallet share of the large corporate client’s business but also look to grow its business from MSMEs and SMEs. With […]

Grocery and the Need for Speed | Progressive Grocer

Grocery and the Need for Speed | Progressive Grocer

The future of grocery belongs to the fast. That’s arguably the biggest takeaway from Xcelerate Retail 2017, a technology conference held by Symphony Retail Solutions, a division of Symphony Technology Group, which took place Sept. 12-14 in Las Vegas. And while other essentials critical for success also were shared – from increased focus on customer-centricity […]

CBA: Most Australian retailers don’t have a strategy for Amazon | Business Insider

CBA: Most Australian retailers don’t have a strategy for Amazon | Business Insider

The Commonwealth Bank’s latest Retail Insights research suggests almost 70% of people likely to purchase from the online platform. But most retailers (78%) don’t have a strategy to combat the global retail giant. “It seems Australian shoppers are ready for Amazon but many of our retailers are still at the drawing board,” Commonwealth Bank National […]

Xcel’s rates have risen but are still below state’s average | amarillo.com

Xcel’s rates have risen but are still below state’s average | amarillo.com

Higher bills from Xcel Energy, which has a monopoly on Texas Panhandle homes and powers most area businesses, are a result of costly technological upgrades, spokesman Wes Reeves said. The average residential bill has increased 19.8 percent per kilowatt-hour since 2006. Fluctuations in fuel pricing, particularly natural gas, typically impact deregulated energy providers more heavily […]

Parsons Green Explosion: Uber Surge Pricing Began, But Company Will Refund Users | International Business Times

Parsons Green Explosion: Uber Surge Pricing Began, But Company Will Refund Users | International Business Times

Some U.K. Uber users complained on social media about price surges during the attack at Parsons Green station in London on Friday. However, the company quickly turned off the increase in prices and promised users in the affected area a refund. … Its worth noting that one of the tweets was from a person going […]

GST on fuel can help rein in prices | Business Standard News

GST on fuel can help rein in prices | Business Standard News

The petroleum ministry’s push for including crude oil, natural gas, petrol, diesel and aviation turbine fuel in the goods and services tax (GST) may bring benefits to the industry as well as customers at a time of rising retail prices. However, much of the benefits will depend on the GST rates applicable on fuel. The […]

Apple Inc (AAPL) Stock Is Down, But Wall Street Remains Bullish. Time To Buy Now? | amigobulls

Apple Inc (AAPL) Stock Is Down, But Wall Street Remains Bullish. Time To Buy Now? | amigobulls

The recently held mega launch event at the Steve Jobs theater has failed to provide an immediate boost to Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock. In fact, shares of the Cupertino based tech giant have been trending lower since the event. This is in spite of the fact that the launch event received favorable commentary from Wall Street. […]