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Ride hailing firm Grab secures up to $700 million in debt facilities

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Grab, the main Southeast Asian rival of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], said on Friday it had secured debt facilities of up to $ 700 million to help it create the largest car rental program in southeast Asia. … Continue reading

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Private search firm migrates to OpenStack as it adopts automation

Nate Baechtold, Enterprise Architect at EBSCO Information Services, says it was going to be too hard to automate the company’s VMware environment so the firm shifted to OpenStack, which natively abstracts underlying components much like AWS.  But the next sticking … Continue reading

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Law Firm Drinker Biddle Leverages Analytics

Law firm Drinker Biddle has set up an information governance and eDiscovery analytics practice, and it’s helped clients speed up litigation and regulatory compliance investigations. The firm’s chief data scientist shares details about the practice in this interview InformationWeek: Cloud

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How An Agricultural Data Firm Puts The Cloud To Work

Integration — connecting computing services to one another — used to mean bringing in expensive consultants, investing in custom programming, and dealing with long timelines. But modern cloud-based options could make integration only a matter of dragging icons and filling … Continue reading

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Samsung to acquire U.S. cloud services firm Joyent

Samsung Electronics is acquiring U.S. cloud services company Joyent as it builds its services business around mobile devices and the Internet of Things. Under the deal, Joyent will operate as a standalone subsidiary and will continue providing cloud infrastructure and … Continue reading

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Microsoft to acquire data protection firm Secure Islands

Microsoft announced Monday that it has made a deal to acquire Secure Islands, an Israeli company that focuses on protecting companies’ data. Neither company disclosed the terms of the deal. The acquisition will help Microsoft level up its Azure Rights … Continue reading

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