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Apple Reportedly Fires Engineer After Daughter Posts iPhone X Video

There’s a reason Apple is so good at keeping secrets. Brooke Amelia Peterson says she and her father have found that out the hard way. The younger Peterson posted a short video to YouTube from the Apple campus, apparently sometime … Continue reading

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After Amazon outage, HealthExpense worries about cloud lock-in

Financial services companies as popular targets of cybercriminals for the obvious reason — they’re where the money’s at. And health care companies have medical records, which are very valuable on the black market since the information there can be abused … Continue reading

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Amazon Chime goes after WebEx, Skype for Business and more

Companies looking for a new video- and teleconferencing system have a fresh face to turn to in the market: Amazon Web Services. On Monday, the public cloud provider announced the launch of Amazon Chime, a new service that’s designed to … Continue reading

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Oracle’s infrastructure business focuses on bare metal to go after AWS

Larry Ellison made a splash this week when he said that Oracle would give Amazon a run for its money in the cloud. Then, the company outlined the pillar of the tech titan’s infrastructure offering: beefy, bare-metal servers running in … Continue reading

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Foursquare founder @dens given Special Project by VCs. Huge haircut after down round

Dennis Crowley, Foursquare’s remaining co-founder gets kicked up to the boardroom, “of his own volition.” In news that may or may not be connected, 4sq gets yet another honking chunk of change to burn through—but the price is said to value Foursquare … Continue reading

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Salesforce users: Big contracts signed early may get you special discounts, but watch out after that

Volume discounts are nothing unusual in the world of enterprise software, but over the last year or so Salesforce reportedly has been approaching customers early about upcoming renewals and wooing them with considerable extra discounts if they sign on ahead … Continue reading

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Okta hits $1.2B valuation after new funding

As businesses are increasing turning to the cloud for enterprise-level software and services, login management startup Okta announced today it has raised a fresh $ 75 million in funding. Okta helps companies manage the various logins, passwords, and access to … Continue reading

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