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Amazon Unveils 20 Potential Sites for Second Headquarters

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:30
DAILY VIDEO: Amazon's list of 20 potential HQ2 sites shows focus on Washington, D.C.; Dark Caracal targets Android devices in a global cyber-espionage campaign; IBM shows positive revenue growth for the first time in six years; and there's more.
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Why Edge Computing Market Will Grow 30 Percent by 2022

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:10
Increasing numbers of big-data workloads and the rise of real-time computing have slowed production in the cloud; conventional architectures have been unable to meet future demand. Edge computing is coming to the rescue.
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Google, Amazon Among IT Giants Backing Microsoft in Supreme Court Case

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:15
Major technology companies, lawmakers and media organizations rally behind Microsoft in a U.S. Supreme Court case with implications for the cloud computing market.
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IBM, Salesforce Agree for Watson, Einstein to 'Marry'

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:24
IT giants name each other as preferred services providers and will offer all-new customer engagement platform for sales and service.
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IBM Outlines Prospects for Java in 2018

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:56
NEWS ANALYSIS: Born back in 1995, Java remains one of the most popular programming languages in use, particularly for client-server web applications, with an estimated 9 million developers. Its beauty is that it’s an evolving technology.
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Amazon’s List of 20 Potential HQ2 Sites Shows Focus on Washington DC

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:10
NEWS ANALYSIS: The handicapping has already started with most of the guessing focused on the Washington, DC metropolitan area as the most likely site for Amazon’s second headquarters, but there are other strong contenders.
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Facebook Giving Friends' Posts Priority Over Brands in News Feeds

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:45
DAILY VIDEO: Facebook is now prioritizing friends' posts over news items; Microsoft and Open Whisper partner on encrypted Skype conversations; Google says its Spectre and Meltdown fixes don't harm system performance; and there's more.
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Multicloud Deployments Create Security Challenges, F5 Report Finds

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:47
F5 Networks' state of application delivery report shows an increasing trend toward multicloud deployments, which could be leading to multiple security issues.
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Google Introduces Security Center for G Suite Productivity Apps

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:52
New tools provide unified view of security settings and actionable data for heading off threats, company says.
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Google to Deploy Three New Undersea Cables for Cloud Infrastructure

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:00
Google will also add five new data center regions in a major expansion of its global cloud infrastructure.
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Facebook Now Prioritizing Friends' Posts Over News Items

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:50
NEWS ANALYSIS: The social network believes that brands and news are "crowding out" personal interactions. Thus, its algorithms are now more heavily pre-editing the information Facebook presents to you.
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7 Open-Source Serverless Frameworks Providing Functions as a Service

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:20
Among the hottest trends in computing, serverless technologies allow developers to run functions as a service, removing the need to pay for an always-on, stateful virtual machine.
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Google Says Its Spectre, Meltdown Fixes Don’t Harm System Performance

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 05:22
Google says one of the cloud system updates to repair the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities is so effective the company has open-sourced it.
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Startup Komprise Getting Traction in Tough-to-Crack Storage Market

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:32
By using analytics, Komprise identifies the data best suited for the cloud, then transparently archives and replicates the data.
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Dropbox, Spotify Expected to Lead IT IPOs in 2018

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:35
Dropbox's goal is to list on an exchange in the first half of 2018, with the listing to be led by Goldman Sachs Group and JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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Google Introduces Open Source Framework for Testing Docker Images

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 06:37
Google’s Container Structure Test framework will let cloud system administrators test and validate the structure of Docker images, the company says.
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State of Chatbots in 2018: Rapidly Moving into the Mainstream

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 04:35
How chatbots actually will be impacting the human workforce in the future is anybody’s guess. Maybe we someday will see chatbots hiring humans to do grunt work for them.
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CES: Enterprises Still Learning Valuable Lessons from Consumer Tech

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:20
NEWS ANALYSIS: "Fun" is now becoming "functional." For example, the use of virtual and augmented reality started out as “fun” consumer apps and are now being used in health care, oil and gas exploration and myriad other professional applications.
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IT Science Case Study: Helping the Sheriff Get the Job Done

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 09:00
The County of San Mateo’s aging server infrastructure and lack of physical space made it difficult to support operations and take on new IT projects. Here’s how it handled the problem.
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New Geocoding Engine Boost Bing Maps’ Routing Accuracy

eWeek Cloud Computing News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 03:30
Bing Maps now has a new geocoding engine, allowing developers to build applications with more accurate location-finding capabilities.
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