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  • Microsoft Pledges to Use ARM Server Chips in Challenge to Intel
    Wednesday, March 8, 2017
    The software maker is now testing these chips for tasks like search, storage, machine learning and big data, said Jason Zander, vice president of Microsoft's Azure cloud division. Read More...
  • Google Expands Cloud Partner Program
    Wednesday, March 8, 2017
    Google offered what was perhaps the most full-throated endorsement to date of its partner program on Tuesday, announcing additional investments, new technical specializations and a firm commitment to leveraging the ecosystem to drive adoption of its...
  • CIA Hackers Able to Break Into WhatsApp, Signal, WikiLeaks Says
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    The Central Intelligence Agency's hackers have developed tools allowing them to bypass encryption in popular mobile messaging apps, including WhatsApp and Signal, according to WikiLeaks....
  • HPE Acquires Nimble Storage for $1 Billion to Boost Storage Portfolio
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    HPE reached an agreement to acquire predictive flash storage company Nimble Storage, allowing it to boost its storage offerings for entry and midrange customers across all its business segments....
  • How to Survive an AWS Outage
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    One of the biggest questions following Amazon's cloud meltdown last week was whether you can use the world's biggest cloud provider and still avoid downtime when the provider has a major outage - a common if infrequent occurrence. Read More...
  • Here are the Submarine Cables Funded by Cloud Giants
    Monday, March 6, 2017
    As their global bandwidth needs grow, operators of hyper-scale cloud platforms — Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon — have started to play a much bigger role in consortia that build intercontinental submarine cables. ...
  • Russian Hackers Said to Seek Hush Money From Liberal Groups
    Monday, March 6, 2017
    Russian hackers are targeting U.S. progressive groups in a new wave of attacks, scouring the organizations' emails for embarrassing details and attempting to extract hush money, according to two people familiar with probes being conducted by the...
  • WP Engine Helps WordPress Users Upgrade to PHP 7
    Monday, March 6, 2017
    To help accelerate the adoption of PHP 7 on WordPress sites, WP Engine announced on Monday that it is offering a PHP 7 environment for all of its 60,000 customers....
  • Wix Rally `Nowhere Near' End After 200% Gain, Chairman Says
    Monday, March 6, 2017
    Shares of Wix.com Ltd., whose platform simplifies website creation for small businesses, have tripled in the past year but the company's chairman says the rally is "nowhere near" finished. Read More...
  • Microsoft Donates $465 Million in Cloud Services in 2016
    Friday, March 3, 2017
    Microsoft has made significant headway on its goal to provide $1 billion in cloud services for non-profits and researchers over three years. Read More...