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Businesses eye cloud for big data deployments

As 2016 draws to a close, a new study suggests big data is growing in maturity and surging in the cloud. AtScale, which specializes in BI on Hadoop using OLAP-like cubes, recently conducted a survey of more than 2,550 big … Continue reading

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ZoneSavvy taps big data to help SMBs find best sites for businesses

Location, location, location: As the old joke goes, those are the three keys to business success. Now, with big data analysis, corporations can be smarter than ever before about where to open up new offices or businesses. But what if … Continue reading

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Businesses struggle to hire workers with cloud skills

Cloud services are becoming the cornerstone of an enterprise’s IT infrastructure. However, IT leaders are finding it difficult to not only plan for and implement cloud technology, but also to hire qualified candidates. And part of that struggle, according to … Continue reading

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Microsoft, Raspberry Pi want you to launch Pi 3-based IoT, smart-home businesses

Microsoft and Raspberry Pi want people to build businesses and start Kickstarter campaigns around cool devices making use of the new Raspberry Pi 3 computer. The companies are teaming up to provide an entire package needed to build Internet of Things … Continue reading

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What businesses should know about Privacy Shield

U.S. businesses may take some comfort from the fact that a successor to the Safe Harbor agreement has finally been named, but at this point, they shouldn’t get too comfortable. Since it was first announced on Tuesday, the EU-U.S. Privacy … Continue reading

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IoT Shows Its Worth To Businesses

The Internet of Things (IoT) can be used for a diverse set of tasks, including opening up new business models. A recent Forrester report explores how businesses are embracing IoT. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Unsurprisingly, Dropbox to shutter Mailbox and Carousel, focus on businesses

Dropbox has abandoned its efforts to take over your smartphone. The company announced today that it will shutter two applications, Mailbox and Carousel, in 2016 as a result of its new focus on helping workers collaborate with each other. But … Continue reading

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Businesses will eat up Amazon API Gateway

Last month, Amazon Web Services introduced the Amazon API Gateway, a tool that can be used to expose and manage APIs as Web services. The API Gateway does not provide anything new, so you might have skipped over the announcement. … Continue reading

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With Dropbox Groups, businesses can finally sort folders based on departments

Dropbox is rolling out a new feature called Groups and a related API that should make it easier for businesses to manage all of their content stored in Dropbox, the file-sync-and share company is set to reveal on Thursday. The … Continue reading

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Airbnb sharpens its focus on businesses with new software suite

More than 250 companies have signed on with Airbnbs Business Travel program since its launch a year ago, but on Monday the home-sharing service launched a new product suite in the hopes of growing that customer segment further. Airbnb’s new … Continue reading

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