Amazon Cloud Services Under Growing Threat From Microsoft, Google, IBM

Amazon (AMZN) is in a league of its own in the cloud-computing field but is being challenged by the fast-growing operations of other cloud service providers like Microsoft (MSFT) and Google.
New data from Synergy Research Group, based on a reading of first-quarter reports, show that there are…

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Why is Microsoft trying to turn its Surface business into the next Nokia?

Microsoft’s third-quarter financial results were published yesterday, and they had many high points: cloud revenue is growing well (though we have some misgivings about how the numbers are reported), Windows outperformed the PC market, and Office 365 passed 100 million corporate seats. But there were a couple of significant black marks: Phone revenue has dropped to effectively zero, and Surface revenue was down sharply year on year, with a 26-percent drop in revenue.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlines its cloud computing strategy for Wall Street

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlines its cloud computing strategy for Wall Street Those ’10 concerts’ lists on Facebook are fun and/or annoying — but are they a privacy threat? Cloud Foundry’s Abby Kearns: Stop investing in commodity tech and find the cloud WNBA legend Sue Bird; SeatGeek co-founder; Topgolf CEO to speak at GeekWire Sports Tech Summit WeChat parent Tencent is opening an A.lab in Seattle led by former Microsoft researcher Is this ‘as good as it gets’ for Amazon?

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What to Do With Your New Android

Getting a new phone is no small investment in most cases. Whether your phone is the latest and greatest model to be released or a smartphone that has been on the market for a while, you probably want to protect it, and ensure it is usable for as long as possible. That is why you need a good source of antivirus for Android mobile on your side before you get started with downloading apps, browsing the net and even making calls on your new phone.

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Cyber Security (Better Than Musk) And Internet Of Thing

I still remember my brother coming home with a cell phone.It looked like a brick and weighed as much. But hell, was it cool. That was in the late 90’s.The world today is almost unrecognisable in comparison.Today, people are hyper connected all the time – streaming Kim Kardashian bending over in…

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Baidu Integrates Video Ads On Android, Native On iOS For Mobile Apps

China’s Internet search giant Baidu said its mobile advertising network, DU Ad Platform, which serves in-app ads, now supports video and trigger advertisements on Android, and native advertisements on iOS. Trigger ads are popup-style ads with the look and feel of a native advertisement. Advertisers can customize them to closely match any app style.

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Is a Microsoft WinBook coming?

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