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Samsung scion's defense fights back as legal appeal begins

SEOUL (Reuters) – The heir to South Korea’s Samsung Group appeared in a packed court on Thursday for the first day of arguments in the appeal of his five-year jail term for corruption. The 49-year-old Jay Y. Lee was convicted … Continue reading

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EU orders Amazon to repay $295 million in Luxembourg back taxes

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Amazon (AMZN.O) on Wednesday was told to pay about 250 million euros ($ 294.38 million) in back taxes to Luxembourg, the latest U.S. tech company to be caught up in a European Union crackdown on unfair tax … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Public cloud services sneak in through IT’s back door

“I’m a back door man, I’m a back door manThe CIO don’t know, but the users understand.” Well, maybe those aren’t the exact lyrics sung by Jim Morrison (or Howlin’ Wolf). Yet much of the information technology used by enterprises … Continue reading

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Venture funding in the cloud: It’s back!

After years of overzealous spending, the venture capital market seems to be coming back to reality. Network World’s Brandon Butler sits down with General Catalyst Venture Partner David Orfao to discuss the state of VC funding in the cloud arena. … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Huddle goes back to enterprise basics and strengthens external sharing controls

File synchronization and sharing vendor Huddle is today announcing enhanced security for external collaboration. While only a moderately interesting announcement in and of itself, it comes at an interesting time for the broader enterprise file sharing and sync (EFSS) space. … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Apple stores to sell Apollo “personal cloud.” It’s back to the future all over again

News today from a justifiably proud Promise technology that Apple (yes, THAT Apple) is going to be selling Promise’s Apollo “personal cloud appliance” at its stores globally. Any time Apple does anything it’s a big deal so it is worth … Continue reading

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