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  1. Grocery and Convenience Store IT News — April 17, 2014
    4/17/2014

    In the news this week, a survey concludes mobile payments will increase by 40 percent this year. In addition, the Heartbleed Bug is on everyone’s minds, as experts scramble to determine the extent of its impact. Also in the news, a Texas liquor store reported a security breach and beacon technology is allowing retailers to monitor customer in-store behavior and link it to their mobile technology.

  2. Autotask Survey: Cloud Security Is Top Client Concern
    4/17/2014

    Your clients using cloud services are most concerned with security, according to the Autotask’s 2014 “Metrics That Matter: IT Service Provider Benchmarking Survey.” 

  3. PrehKeyTec Seeks Sales Engineer
    4/17/2014

    PrehKeyTec seeks a North American Sales Engineer to grow existing customers and establish relationships with new accounts. 

  4. Government IT News For VARs — April 16, 2014
    4/16/2014

    In the news, the GSA is requesting feedback on its plans for the next government-wide contract vehicle for telecommunications and related services. Also an AGA study lists lack of funding, the employees skills gap, and lack of buy-in as the top three reasons for the slow pace of federal IT innovation.

  5. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News for VARs — April 16, 2014
    4/16/2014

    In Hospitality News this week, Google Wallet payments can only be made on a device that supports HCE. Also, both full-service and quick-service restaurants can benefit from smartphone technology, and quick-service spending increased in March. Also, a recent survey showed that free Wi-Fi is the top demand for travelers, and European hotels are responding to that need. 

  6. Shift4 To Highlight Secure, Flexible Payment Solutions As Sponsor Of Retail Realm’s Microsoft Dynamics Retail Technology Conference
    4/16/2014

    Shift4 Corporation, provider of the world’s largest independent payment gateway, will demo their ability to secure Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail and Microsoft Dynamics RMS users by removing all sensitive cardholder data from the merchant environment during Retail Realm’s Microsoft Dynamics Retail Technology Conference, April 24-26, in Las Vegas.

  7. Merchant Warehouse And TabbedOut Partner To Enhance The Reach Of Mobile Payments And Digital Marketing In The Hospitality Industry
    4/16/2014

    Payment technologies innovator Merchant Warehouse recently announced its partnership with hospitality mobile payments leader TabbedOut.

  8. OKI Data Americas Announces Availability Of Drivve Image And Drivve Print Document Management Solutions Embedded Within OKI Smart Multifunction Printers
    4/16/2014

    As part of a recently-executed global distribution agreement between OKI Data Corporation and Drivve, Inc., OKI Data Americas announces the sale and support of embedded versions of the Drivve | Image image capture and Drivve | Print print tracking solutions for OKI Multifunction Printers (MFPs) which feature the smart Extendable Platform.

  9. Field Service IT News – April 15, 2014
    4/15/2014

    In the news, Zebra Technologies will acquire Motorola Solutions' Enterprise business. Also, articles share insights into benefits of cloud solutions, BYOD security, overlooked benefits of management tracking solutions, and how work-order systems not only improve response times, but also provide data about costs and equipment use. 

  10. Where to Find Replacements After Zebra Tech’s Acquisition of Motorola Solutions?
    4/15/2014

    CipherLab, founded in 1988 an established innovator in Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC), continues to provide the replacement solutions on mobile computers and barcode scanners.