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Fortune
Here's What Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson Learned at Amazon.comLawson gained further perspective as the founding CTO of Stubhub.com and as one
Here's What Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson Learned at Amazon.com
Fortune / Posted an hour ago
Lawson gained further perspective as the founding CTO of Stubhub.com and as one of the original product managers for Amazon Web Services. At Amazon, Lawson says he learned critical lessons about focusing on customers and “building systems... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
This AI Startup Wants To Automate Your Tedious Document Searchessays. The San Francisco-based company takes in information from thousands of l
This AI Startup Wants To Automate Your Tedious Document Searches
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 18 hours ago
says. The San Francisco-based company takes in information from thousands of licensed data sources, as well as public web sources like news reports, and automatically processes them to extract meaning on a sentence-by-sentence level. "When a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Axis Bank gives shapes to its innovation labAxis Bank which is in the process of setting up an innovation lab in Bengaluru,
Axis Bank gives shapes to its innovation lab
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Axis Bank which is in the process of setting up an innovation lab in Bengaluru, has tied up with cloud services provider Amazon Web Services to support the startups getting incubated at the lab. Under the parttnership, AWS would provide the... Read more
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eWeek
Rackspace Becomes the Latest IT Company to Go Privatethat enable businesses to run their workloads in a public or private cloud. Com
Rackspace Becomes the Latest IT Company to Go Private
eWeek / Posted yesterday
that enable businesses to run their workloads in a public or private cloud. Competitors it faces on a daily basis include Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure and a number of others. Michael Dell told eWEEK after his company's move... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Rackspace going private in $4.3B dealprovider would seek an alternative to the public markets as its early lead in c
Rackspace going private in $4.3B deal
SiliconANGLE / Posted 2 days ago
provider would seek an alternative to the public markets as its early lead in cloud services was eclipsed by giants like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft. The company will be bought out for $32 per share by Apollo Global Management, LLC, a... Read more
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FOX Business
1 Stock That Could Have Doubled Your Money in Just 2 Yearsbeen able to turn not just one, but two segments -- its North America e-commerc
1 Stock That Could Have Doubled Your Money in Just 2 Years
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
been able to turn not just one, but two segments -- its North America e-commerce business and cloud-based services platform Amazon Web Services, or AWS -- into significant contributors to its bottom line. In the company's most recent quarter, these... Read more
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FOX Business
1 Stock That Could Have Doubled Your Money in Just 2 Yearsbeen able to turn not just one, but two segments -- its North America e-commerc
1 Stock That Could Have Doubled Your Money in Just 2 Years
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
been able to turn not just one, but two segments -- its North America e-commerce business and cloud-based services platform Amazon Web Services, or AWS -- into significant contributors to its bottom line. In the company's most recent quarter, these... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
In Going Private, Rackspace Will Do Things Not Possible as Public Company, CTO Saysthose that it could make by going private. “They think if we continue down thi
In Going Private, Rackspace Will Do Things Not Possible as Public Company, CTO Says
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 2 days ago
those that it could make by going private. “They think if we continue down this path in private cloud, managed cloud for Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure, and some of the work we’ve been doing around security; they think those are the... Read more
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Business Insider
Amazon claims another victim as Rackspace finally goes private in a $4.3 billion dealand 6% above the stock's closing price on Thursday. This exit from the public
Amazon claims another victim as Rackspace finally goes private in a $4.3 billion deal
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
and 6% above the stock's closing price on Thursday. This exit from the public market can be laid squarely at the feet of Amazon Web Services. Amazon and Rackspace used to be such fierce competitors in cloud computing that Rackspace spearheaded a... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Defense Department Drifts Toward Commercial Cloudapproach. The RFP allows for partnerships and subcontracting by the prime award
Defense Department Drifts Toward Commercial Cloud
E-Commerce Times / Posted 2 days ago
approach. The RFP allows for partnerships and subcontracting by the prime awardee. Thus, entities at the level of Amazon Web services, Google and Microsoft are likely competitors. With the work statement pointing to a single vendor award,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rackspace sells to Apollo Global for $4.3 billionis to to award high-performing employees with straightjackets. Lately, the com
Rackspace sells to Apollo Global for $4.3 billion
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
is to to award high-performing employees with straightjackets. Lately, the company’s been touting some new deals with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, saying it’s signed 277 AWS customers, up from 187 in April. Meanwhile, it’s... Read more
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FOX Business
Splunk, Inc. Gains Steam in the Cloud, Boosts Full-Year GuidanceSplunk App for AWS 4.2 during the quarter, allowing Splunk Enterprise and Splun
Splunk, Inc. Gains Steam in the Cloud, Boosts Full-Year Guidance
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
Splunk App for AWS 4.2 during the quarter, allowing Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud customers to manage multiple Amazon Web Services accounts and regions seamlessly from one device. In addition, Amazon EC2 Container Service added Splunk's... Read more
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FOX Business
Splunk, Inc. Gains Steam in the Cloud, Boosts Full-Year GuidanceSplunk App for AWS 4.2 during the quarter, allowing Splunk Enterprise and Splun
Splunk, Inc. Gains Steam in the Cloud, Boosts Full-Year Guidance
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
Splunk App for AWS 4.2 during the quarter, allowing Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud customers to manage multiple Amazon Web Services accounts and regions seamlessly from one device. In addition, Amazon EC2 Container Service added Splunk's... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Special Report: The SaaS Effectplatforms, they too are maturing and making it easier for app developers to bui
Special Report: The SaaS Effect
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 3 days ago
platforms, they too are maturing and making it easier for app developers to build on top of them. In July for example, Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced its “SaaS Enablement Framework (SEF) for Partners,” which, according to AWS, “serves as... Read more
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Market Watch
Splunk revenue rises 43%, net loss widensservers and mobile devices. The company's recent products include the Splunk AP
Splunk revenue rises 43%, net loss widens
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
servers and mobile devices. The company's recent products include the Splunk APP for AWS 4.2 for management of multiple Amazon Web Services accounts. The company has been active in cybersecurity technology. Total operating expenses rose 33% to... Read more
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Daily Mail
CIA reveals 'AI in the sky' constantly to monitor Earthbetween DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, and NVIDIA, and the imagery is now freely a
CIA reveals 'AI in the sky' constantly to monitor Earth
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
between DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, and NVIDIA, and the imagery is now freely available as a public data set on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS). 'Innovation of AI algorithms is fueled by large, high-quality, labeled datasets like... Read more
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Business Wire
Talend Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial ResultsTools based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. Achieved status
Talend Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
Tools based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. Achieved status as an Advanced Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). The elevated Partner status recognizes Talend’s customer successes and... Read more
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USA Today
Facebook open sources AI image recognition softwarean open tool, the report states. Netflix’s Simian Army blog is a prime example,
Facebook open sources AI image recognition software
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
an open tool, the report states. Netflix’s Simian Army blog is a prime example, as the company used Amazon’s cloud service, Amazon Web Services, early and built a reputation of an exemplary cloud-native application building company. “It’s no longer... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Cloud consultant Sasan Rashidmardani joins Equinox ITIT clients successfully design, adopt and migrate to the latest cloud platforms
Cloud consultant Sasan Rashidmardani joins Equinox IT
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
IT clients successfully design, adopt and migrate to the latest cloud platforms, and in particular Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS).“Cloud is becoming increasingly complex as business expectations rise and technologies advance.... Read more
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Fortune
New Relic's Latest Defense Against Downtimeinvolves companies using a mix of servers and databases operating in-house and
New Relic's Latest Defense Against Downtime
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
involves companies using a mix of servers and databases operating in-house and with public cloud service providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google, Cirne said. The new service builds on technology acquired through New Relic’s... Read more
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Business Wire
VDS Signs Gold Partner Agreement to Offer Interactive Intelligence Customer Engagement Cloud Solutionease of management and continuous deployment of the most innovative features. I
VDS Signs Gold Partner Agreement to Offer Interactive Intelligence Customer Engagement Cloud Solution
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
ease of management and continuous deployment of the most innovative features. Its microservice architecture built atop Amazon Web Services offers maximum reliability, scalability and security. Month-to-month, pay-as-you-go subscription terms... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Oracle joins competition for domestic cloud marketThailand continues to defy all expectations, with software giant Oracle Corpora
Oracle joins competition for domestic cloud market
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
Thailand continues to defy all expectations, with software giant Oracle Corporation racing to compete with well-established Amazon Web Services and Microsoft to capitalise on the burgeoning segment. The California-based Oracle is making a massive... Read more
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New York Post
Spark Labs set to move uptown to Bryant Parkfrom $550 per month for two desks to $15,000 for a more private spot for 22 emp
Spark Labs set to move uptown to Bryant Park
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
from $550 per month for two desks to $15,000 for a more private spot for 22 employees, Spark Labs’ partnerships with IBM, Amazon Web Services and Salesforce for Startups are also providing tech perks worth thousands of dollars. “We are the ‘Star... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Toll Brothers, Square, and Tableau Software Jumped Todayco-founder Christian Chabot as of the middle of September. As Chabot pointed ou
Why Toll Brothers, Square, and Tableau Software Jumped Today
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
co-founder Christian Chabot as of the middle of September. As Chabot pointed out, Selipsky's "experience in making [Amazon Web Services] the world's leading cloud platform, his passion for servicing customers at a global scale, and his... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Toll Brothers, Square, and Tableau Software Jumped Todayco-founder Christian Chabot as of the middle of September. As Chabot pointed ou
Why Toll Brothers, Square, and Tableau Software Jumped Today
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
co-founder Christian Chabot as of the middle of September. As Chabot pointed out, Selipsky's "experience in making [Amazon Web Services] the world's leading cloud platform, his passion for servicing customers at a global scale, and his... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Tableau Software Inc. Shares Shot Up Todaystock was up 11.9%. So what:Selipsky joins the maker of office software produc
Why Tableau Software Inc. Shares Shot Up Today
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
stock was up 11.9%. So what:Selipsky joins the maker of office software products after directing sales and marketing for Amazon Web Services, that company's cloud-computing division, which is widely considered the leader in the fast-growing cloud... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Tableau Software Inc. Shares Shot Up Todaystock was up 11.9%. So what:Selipsky joins the maker of office software produc
Why Tableau Software Inc. Shares Shot Up Today
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
stock was up 11.9%. So what:Selipsky joins the maker of office software products after directing sales and marketing for Amazon Web Services, that company's cloud-computing division, which is widely considered the leader in the fast-growing cloud... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
QTS Launches Public OpenStack Cloudwhere Greaves served as CTO prior to the acquisition. The latest project, for
QTS Launches Public OpenStack Cloud
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 5 days ago
where Greaves served as CTO prior to the acquisition. The latest project, for example, is to roll out managed services for Amazon Web Services, expected in the fourth quarter, Greaves said.Two Public IaaS Regions, Custom Private Cloud Hardware The... Read more
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Fortune
Using the Internet of Things to Keep Your Pool Cleanfounder and chief executive, told Fortune. VivoAquatics built its own proprieta
Using the Internet of Things to Keep Your Pool Clean
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
founder and chief executive, told Fortune. VivoAquatics built its own proprietary software to manage the data and uses Amazon Web Services for storage. The idea here is not just to keep the pools clean but to help commercial properties save... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Former AWS exec named as Tableau Software CEOTableau Software, a visual analytics technology company, has appointed Amazon W
Former AWS exec named as Tableau Software CEO
Computer Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
Tableau Software, a visual analytics technology company, has appointed Amazon Web Services (AWS) executive, Adam Selipsky as the new president and CEO. The co-founder and present CEO Christian Chabot will head the company as the chairman of board of... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Tableau picks former AWS veteran Adam Selipsky as new CEOrevenue growth and sparse profits, Tableau Software Inc. today appointed a new
Tableau picks former AWS veteran Adam Selipsky as new CEO
SiliconANGLE / Posted 6 days ago
revenue growth and sparse profits, Tableau Software Inc. today appointed a new president and chief executive: former Amazon Web Services executive Adam Selipsky. Selipsky (above right), who recently left his job as vice president of... Read more
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The Register
Data-viz biz Tableau Software brings ex-AWS exec to the tablenew president and CEO in September as the company seeks to transform itself int
Data-viz biz Tableau Software brings ex-AWS exec to the table
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
new president and CEO in September as the company seeks to transform itself into a grown-up business. A marketing man at Amazon Web Services, Selipsky was with the cloud giant pre-revenue; it now brings in more than $10bn annually, according to... Read more
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CNBC
DATA, ZOES, PINC & moreto serve as chairman of Tableau's board of directors. Selipsky joins Tableau a
DATA, ZOES, PINC & more
CNBC / Posted 6 days ago
to serve as chairman of Tableau's board of directors. Selipsky joins Tableau after spending more than 10 years building Amazon Web Services. The Mediterranean restaurant chain reported second-quarter earnings of 8 cents per share on revenues of... Read more
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Fortune
Tableau Just Enlisted This Former Amazon Exec as Its New CEOreflect the impact of the CEO appointment on Tableau’s after-hours stock price.
Tableau Just Enlisted This Former Amazon Exec as Its New CEO
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
reflect the impact of the CEO appointment on Tableau’s after-hours stock price. You can stop guessing about where former Amazon Web Services executive Adam Selipsky is going to wind up next. On Monday afternoon, business analytics pioneer... Read more
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Market Watch
Tableau nabs Amazon Web Services exec as new CEOChristian Chabot, will move to chairman of the company's board to make room for
Tableau nabs Amazon Web Services exec as new CEO
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
Christian Chabot, will move to chairman of the company's board to make room for Adam Selipsky, who was a vice president for Amazon Web Services. "The company is positioned to become the new world standard in analytics," Selipsky said in Monday's... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tableau names ex-Amazon exec as its new CEObusiness analytics company is bringing in cloud technology powerhouse Adam Seli
Tableau names ex-Amazon exec as its new CEO
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
business analytics company is bringing in cloud technology powerhouse Adam Selipsky, former chief operating officer of Amazon Web Services, to take over as president and CEO. Selipsky led sales and marketing at Amazon’s booming cloud computing... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Equinix Launches Its Fifth Australia Data Center in SydneyCable, which runs from a coastal town close to Sydney to Guam. The facility wi
Equinix Launches Its Fifth Australia Data Center in Sydney
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 6 days ago
Cable, which runs from a coastal town close to Sydney to Guam. The facility will also provide access to the Hawaiki cable. Amazon Web Services is one of four anchor customers of the cable – currently in early stages of construction – which will... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Maria Renz shadows and advises Jeff Bezosa launchpad for several of Amazon’s most powerful executives. One former Bezos
Maria Renz shadows and advises Jeff Bezos
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
a launchpad for several of Amazon’s most powerful executives. One former Bezos technical adviser is Andy Jassy, the head of Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s huge cloud computing unit. Renz’s rise is all the more unusual in an industry that remains... Read more
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FOX Business
What Qualities Make a Stock a Forever Holding?: No. 5 -- Valuationnew and building out that business. You can now see between the retail operati
What Qualities Make a Stock a Forever Holding?: No. 5 -- Valuation
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
new and building out that business. You can now see between the retail operations that they've developed between the Amazon Web Services operations that they've developed if we just eliminate the math, here, and just say that if you closed... Read more
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FOX Business
What Qualities Make a Stock a Forever Holding?: No. 5 -- Valuationnew and building out that business. You can now see between the retail operati
What Qualities Make a Stock a Forever Holding?: No. 5 -- Valuation
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
new and building out that business. You can now see between the retail operations that they've developed between the Amazon Web Services operations that they've developed if we just eliminate the math, here, and just say that if you closed... Read more
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International Business Times
Which tech giant will become the world's first trillion-dollar company?$365 billion, Amazon's wide-ranging ventures offer a future that gives it a bri
Which tech giant will become the world's first trillion-dollar company?
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
$365 billion, Amazon's wide-ranging ventures offer a future that gives it a bright future to reach that target. Through its Amazon Web Services, which offers hosting to some of the world's biggest companies, as well as its move into the space race,... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Can Space Weather Kill the Cloud?wrote. Another big thing we increasingly depend on would probably go down too:
Can Space Weather Kill the Cloud?
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 9 days ago
wrote. Another big thing we increasingly depend on would probably go down too: the Cloud. Some of the biggest clusters of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google data centers are located within the two “areas of probable power system collapse”... Read more
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Quartz
Tencent—thanks to WeChat— is surpassing Alibaba as Asia’s most valuable tech companyin the cloud. The service brought in $187 million this past quarter, marking an
Tencent—thanks to WeChat— is surpassing Alibaba as Asia’s most valuable tech company
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
in the cloud. The service brought in $187 million this past quarter, marking annual growth of 156%. It parallels Amazon’s Amazon Web Services, which brings in $10 billion a year in revenue. If AliCloud can approach those heights, Alibaba’s... Read more
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The Register
Amazon now renting cloudy desktops for $0.22 an hourAmazon Web Services' “Workspaces” desktop-as-a-service offering can now be paid
Amazon now renting cloudy desktops for $0.22 an hour
The Register / Posted 10 days ago
Amazon Web Services' “Workspaces” desktop-as-a-service offering can now be paid for by the hour. Workspaces are a cut of Windows Server 2008 with a Windows 7 skin and are consumed with a custom client application. Until today, the service was sold... Read more
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eWeek
How the IBM SoftLayer Deal Will Help Workday Grow Its SaaS Businesswill rely on IBM's SoftLayer infrastructure to power a large portion of its ser
How the IBM SoftLayer Deal Will Help Workday Grow Its SaaS Business
eWeek / Posted 10 days ago
will rely on IBM's SoftLayer infrastructure to power a large portion of its service for seven years. This deals a blow to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google and Microsoft, which all have been trying to woo cloud software-as-a service providers.... Read more
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Market Watch
Tech supremacy, fear of the presidential election, and other lessons of earnings seasonfour horsemen of tech. Amazon reported a record profit for the third consecutiv
Tech supremacy, fear of the presidential election, and other lessons of earnings season
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
four horsemen of tech. Amazon reported a record profit for the third consecutive quarter, driven by strong profits in its Amazon Web Services business and strong overall sales; Apple surprised investors with better-than-expected revenue, even as... Read more
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The Register
Microsoft open-sources PowerShell for Linux, Macs. Repeat, Microsoft open-sources PowerShell for Linuxwith PowerShell libraries for their products will be able to port them to the n
Microsoft open-sources PowerShell for Linux, Macs. Repeat, Microsoft open-sources PowerShell for Linux
The Register / Posted 10 days ago
with PowerShell libraries for their products will be able to port them to the new Core version, and early examples are AWS (Amazon Web Services) and VMWare. Steve Roberts, AWS Software Development Engineer, has shown the AWS Tools for PowerShell... Read more
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eWeek
Unisys Awarded $232M USDA Cloud, App Modernization ContractRural Development Comprehensive Loan Program (CLP) and other initiatives. Unisy
Unisys Awarded $232M USDA Cloud, App Modernization Contract
eWeek / Posted 11 days ago
Rural Development Comprehensive Loan Program (CLP) and other initiatives. Unisys officials said the company will employ an Amazon Web Services (AWS) based DevOps environment to build new projects and integrate them into the agency’s cloud-based... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Amazon steps up British investment with Tilbury distribution centerin 2016, spanning head office, research and development centres, customer servi
Amazon steps up British investment with Tilbury distribution center
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
in 2016, spanning head office, research and development centres, customer service centres, a fashion photography studio, Amazon Web Services and distribution centres. Those jobs will take Amazon's total full-time permanent employees to over... Read more
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Reuters
Amazon steps up British investment with Tilbury distribution centerin 2016, spanning head office, research and development centres, customer servi
Amazon steps up British investment with Tilbury distribution center
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
in 2016, spanning head office, research and development centres, customer service centres, a fashion photography studio, Amazon Web Services and distribution centres. Those jobs will take Amazon's total full-time permanent employees to over... Read more
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