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How Serverless Applications Will Change Your Business
News  |  2/29/2016
Can applications be composed almost entirely of microservices in the cloud, running with a smart user device? That's the promise of serverless applications. Here's how they work, and what they'll mean for your business.
VMware CEO Gelsinger Talks IBM Venture, Dell-EMC Deal
News  |  2/29/2016
We sat down with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger during the 2016 Mobile World Congress to learn more about the company's strategic partnership with IBM. Gelsinger also opened up about how the Dell-EMC deal has been affecting VMware's business, and shared an update on partner relationships.
Google Wants Less Reliable Hard Disks
News  |  2/25/2016
With less reliable hard disks tuned for collective operation, Google believes cloud data can be kept more affordably and securely.
Asus Settles FTC Charges, Agrees To 20 Years Of Supervision
News  |  2/24/2016
Asus has settled charges leveled against it by the FTC. The agency accused the router maker of putting the home networks of "hundreds of thousands of consumers" at risk. The company has agreed to 20 years of supervision.
Security Concerns Continue Amid Cloud Adoption
News  |  2/24/2016
While most top IT executives at companies of all sizes continue to express concern about the security of data in the cloud, that hasn't slowed their move to embrace this new infrastructure as a home for corporate data. A new survey and report reveal their top security nightmares and provides some recommendations about how to protect data in the cloud.
Google Cloud Vision API Gives Glimpse Into AI, Machine Learning
Commentary  |  2/23/2016
Hot on the heels of Microsoft's Project Oxford, Google is bringing its Cloud Vision API into beta. The offering allows software developers to create new ways of reading faces and emotions to help push the limits of what can be done with AI and machine learning.
Google Gmailify: Gmail On Yahoo, Outlook
News  |  2/18/2016
Google looks to bring some of Gmail's most popular features to users of other email accounts, including Yahoo Mail and Microsoft's Outlook.com.
Google, UK Face Scrutiny Over 'Sweet' Tax Deal
Commentary  |  2/18/2016
Some members of British Parliament are complaining that Google owes far more than the $189 million tax bill paid to the UK government.
8 Ways To Secure Data During US-EU Privacy Fight
Slideshows  |  2/15/2016
After months of legal uncertainty over transatlantic data flows, the European Commission and the US have agreed on a new framework called the EU-US Privacy Shield. But because no text is available yet, there's no way to interpret it. Here's what organizations need to know now.
Google Expands 'Right To Be Forgotten' To More Websites
News  |  2/11/2016
In a bid to assuage European objections over "right to be forgotten" issues, Google will scrub search results from more of its websites in Europe.
Apache Spark Ignites Big Data Adoption
News  |  2/10/2016
Apache Spark is among the Hadoop ecosystem technologies acting as catalysts for broader adoption of big data infrastructure. Now, Looker -- a vendor of business intelligence software -- has announced support for Spark and other Hadoop technologies. The goal? To speed up access to the data that fuels business decision making.
CIO's Journey: From IT To Cloud Service Provider
News  |  2/10/2016
Rhonda Winter held three CIO posts in Indianapolis, including one overseeing IT for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home of the Indianapolis 500. Then she decided to join Bluelock and provide future cloud services to enterprise CIOs.
MIT's Eyeriss GPU Could Transform IoT, AI
News  |  2/9/2016
MIT researchers have developed a GPU called Eyeriss that could enable algorithms to run locally and instantly, instead of sending raw data into the cloud. This means that a future version of Siri could get you answers much faster.
Cloudability CEO: Ferocious Era Of Cloud Competition Approaching
News  |  2/5/2016
In an interview, Cloudability CEO Mat Ellis sees renewed competition for enterprise cloud customers coming. This means that Google, Microsoft, and Verizon will play larger roles, even as AWS continues to dominate.
Google, Microsoft Bid For Burgeoning Cloud Market
News  |  2/4/2016
Amazon may be the largest vendor, but Google and Microsoft are bringing new initiatives into a rapidly growing cloud service marketplace.
NASA Denies Hackers Hijacked Its Drone
News  |  2/2/2016
The space agency insists AnonSec didn't commandeer a NASA Global Hawk drone, but it's still looking into claims its network was hacked.
Brookhaven Lab Finds AWS Spot Instances Hit Sweet Spot
News  |  2/2/2016
When Brookhaven National Lab needed compute power to meet peak demand, it turned to a new Energy Sciences Network and Amazon Spot Instances.
Microsoft's Project Natick: Underwater Data Center Takes The Plunge
News  |  2/2/2016
Microsoft aims to explore the possibility of an undersea data center for lower costs and environmental sustainability with its Project Natick.


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