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Uber board votes in favor of SoftBank deal, governance changes

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc directors on Tuesday voted to allow Japan’s SoftBank Group to invest in the ride services company and approved a series of governance changes that increases the independence of the board and decreases the … Continue reading

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Oracle’s Hurd, AT&T’s Donovan on their massive cloud migration deal

If worries about digital transformation projects keep you up at night, imagine how it would feel to be responsible for moving thousands of internal databases to the cloud for a company with more than $ 160 billion in annual sales … Continue reading

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IBM-Salesforce deal will bring Watson data into applications

Watson and Einstein are teaming up, and IBM and Salesforce hope the pairing proves as smart as it sounds. The two companies are working together to bring information from IBM systems into Salesforce’s products through a series of integrations announced … Continue reading

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Apple, Microsoft and Amazon offer fairer deal on cloud storage

Apple, Microsoft and Amazon have agreed to give cloud storage subscribers fairer contracts after intervention by the U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority. Such cloud storage services are typically used to store photos, videos, music or digital copies of important documents. … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time! Go Here For Last Minute Deals That Will Ship Fast – Deal Alert

Procrastination has once again turned into desperation. “Maybe I could whittle a pan flute from those broken chair legs in the basement”, you’re thinking. Snap out of it! Stay calm and remind yourself that with just a few minutes on … Continue reading

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CenturyLink will acquire Level 3 Communications in $34B deal

CenturyLink plans to acquire internet backbone company Level 3 Communications in a $ 34 billion cash and stock deal that aims to consolidate the networks and customers of the two companies. The combined company, operating in more than 60 countries, … Continue reading

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The AWS-VMware deal will bear fruit … eventually

VMware Cloud on AWS is the new cloud partnership that everyone is talking about. However, there’s a bigger question: What bets should enterprises place on this collaboration?  The deal certainly has gotten a lot of hype. That’s because it puts … Continue reading

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4 no-bull insights into the AWS/VMware deal

It’s hard not to see why VMware Cloud on AWS, the new partnership between VMware and Amazon, is a big deal. Put together the single biggest name in cloud and the most recognizable name in virtualization, and you have an … Continue reading

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The VMware-AWS deal could drive more companies into the cloud

The cloud partnership AWS and VMware announced Thursday makes Amazon’s public cloud even more attractive for enterprises by letting them take the popular virtualization platform with them. The appropriately named VMware Cloud on AWS , announced at a press conference … Continue reading

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A Cisco-Salesforce deal means collaboration will come to you

The hardest thing about adopting an enterprise collaboration platform can be adoption itself — getting employees to actually start up the new software and then turn to it whenever they need to communicate. Putting the software inside something that workers … Continue reading

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Google gets API management tools in Apigee deal

Google plans to acquire API management vendor Apigee in a US$ 625 million deal that will give the search giant secure and multilanguage API tools used by companies bringing more and more of their services online. The deal, announced Thursday, … Continue reading

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Verizon aims to pump up its IoT presence with fleet management deal

Verizon Communications plans to buy cloud-computing-focused fleet management firm Fleetmatics Group, in a deal that will pump up the telecom carrier’s internet of things portfolio. The US$ 2.4 billion deal for the Dublin-based fleet management vendor will give Verizon a toehold in … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Can enterprise IT seem like a good deal again?

A few weeks ago, I sat on a panel hosted by CenturyLink on sustainability and efficiency in IT. At CenturyLink’s sunny Irvine, California, data center my co-panelists gathered ahead of going on stage and on camera. One of the panelists … Continue reading

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Dell, EMC Deal Sets VMworld Europe Abuzz

VMWorld Europe coincided with the news of Dell’s planned acquisition of EMC, which owns 80% of VMWare. Naturally, VMWare executives, channel partners, and enterprise customers had a lot to say about the deal. Here’s how attendees reacted to the news. … Continue reading

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99 Wuxian and China UnionPay ink deal for cloud POS platform

99 Wuxian and China UnionPay ink deal for cloud POS platform Australian-listed mobile commerce company 99 Wuxian has signed a deal with Chinese bankcard association China UnionPay to launch a new cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) platform. The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)-listed … Continue reading

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