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Chinese Consumers Want These Smartphones More Than the iPhone

China is a crucial market for Apple, so it must be worrying for the company that people there seem to be less enthusiastic about the iPhone 8 than they were about previous models. Now, a new survey has backed up … Continue reading

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Digital firms pay less than half tax of traditional rivals: EU Commission

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Digital companies in the European Union pay in tax less than half the amount paid by traditional firms, the European Commission said in a draft report which backs plans to increase the tax bill of firms like … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: SIP trunks are more reliable than a PRI T1

Are SIP trunks as reliable as an ISDN PRI T1? I’m asked this question a lot, so I thought it’d be a great blog topic. I don’t think you are as concerned with this as the amber lights in the … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Are VMs more secure than containers?

We often say, “HTTPS is secure,” or “HTTP is not secure.” But what we mean is that “HTTPS is hard to snoop and makes man-in-the-middle attacks difficult” or “my grandmother has no trouble snooping HTTP.” Nevertheless, HTTPS has been hacked, … Continue reading

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Cloud services lift IT outsourcing market higher than expected

Companies signed IT and business process outsourcing deals worth a record $ 9.5 billion in annual contract value, according to the quarterly outsourcing index produced Information Services Group (ISG). Traditional outsourcing contracts were up 5 percent to $ 5.8 billion, … Continue reading

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Microsoft: Government’s data gag order practices worse than first thought

Microsoft has significantly upped the tally of U.S. government gag orders slapped on demands for customer information, according to court documents filed last week. In a revised complaint submitted to a Seattle federal court last Friday, Microsoft said that more … Continue reading

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Need machine learning? HPE just launched a new service with more than 60 APIs

If 2015 was the year analytics tools became ubiquitous in enterprise software, 2016 is shaping up to do much the same for machine learning. Just last week artificial-intelligence startup Nervana launched an offering that promises “deep learning on demand,” and … Continue reading

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Why monolithic apps are often better than microservices

Sinclair is CEO and cofounder of Apprenda, a leader in enterprise Platform as a Service. With all of the talk these days about microservices and distributed applications, monolithic applications have become the scourge of cloud systems design. Normally, when a new … Continue reading

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IBM’s Watson Personality Insights says I’m more like Slash than Penn Jillette! Really?

“What,” you might have occasionally wondered “does Mark Gibbs have in common with Penn Jillette?” That’s a fine question, dear reader, and the answer, at least according to Your Celebrity Match, a cognitive computing application based on IBM’s Watson Developer … Continue reading

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