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IT, OT, IoT: Does Hitachi Have a Dictionary for This Alphabet Soup?

Drawing on a long history in the industrial space and as an IT supplier, Hitachi has mapped out its own strategy for the industrial IoT. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Exclusive: This Startup Just Nabbed $5 Million to Solve a Thorny Software Problem

Deploying business software has gotten very complex. Backplane, a startup that says it can help companies manage the complex software deployments of the cloud computing era, has emerged from stealth with $ 5 million in seed funding—and a service it … Continue reading

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Ford Rethinks the F-150, Toyota Gets a New Lidar, London Battles with Uber and More Car News This Week

More than a century after the dawn of the automobile age, cars are a young person’s game again. Sure, the grey-haired bigwigs have started to catch on to the big trends—electricity, automation, connectedness—but if this week’s news is any indication, … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Watch on TV This Fall—From 'Orville' to 'Punisher'

Ah, fall. A wonderful time of football, things inexplicably getting pumpkin spice flavoring, and way more new TV than anyone could ever possibly watch. Seriously, there are a gajillion channels and streaming networks now, how can anyone dream of knowing … Continue reading

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The top 5 Microsoft announcements you likely missed this year

This was a big year for Microsoft. The HoloLens began shipping to developers, Windows 10 made it through its first year intact (though not without controversy), and the company got into the desktop computer market with a stunning mega-touchscreen. But … Continue reading

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See this year’s top 5 underrated Microsoft announcements

This was a big year for Microsoft. The HoloLens began shipping to developers, Windows 10 made it through its first year intact (though not without controversy), and the company got into the desktop computer market with a stunning mega-touchscreen. But … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Red Hat expected to rake in $2.4 billion in revenue this year

The king of Linux, Red Hat, continues its growth as a leading Linux vendor that’s betting big on the cloud. Yesterday, the company announced financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2017 ended August 31, 2016. The company … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Skype Teams desperately needs this feature if it has a chance to beat Slack

Unconfirmed rumors about Microsoft working hard on a team collaboration app called Skype Teams are running rampant. (Microsoft did not provide substantiation.) PC World has called Skype Teams a “Slack killer” and a report from MSPoweruser explains some of the … Continue reading

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This new Skype bot lets you chat with Spock

Microsoft has made no secret of its grand plans for chat bots, and this week it rolled out five new ones for Skype. Surely the most fun is “Spock,” a bot that promises to help you “learn the ways of … Continue reading

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This site aims to be the Yelp of the SaaS world

Online reviews have already transformed the way people choose everything from restaurants to respiratory therapists, and now SaasGenius wants to do the same for enterprise software in the cloud. This week the company will launch a beta version of its … Continue reading

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This site aims to be the Yelp of the SaaS world

Online reviews have already transformed the way people choose everything from restaurants to respiratory therapists, and now SaasGenius wants to do the same for enterprise software in the cloud. This week the company will launch a beta version of its … Continue reading

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Sharepoint is going mobile this year with a new app

SharePoint is going mobile in a big way. Microsoft announced a new app for its content management and collaboration platform on Tuesday, which will give workers a way to access content from their smartphones and tablets on the go.  The … Continue reading

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Most enterprises plan to boost cloud use this year

The cloud market shows no signs of slowing down, with 90% of enterprises planning to maintain or boost spending on cloud computing this year, according to a survey from Washington, D.C.-based research firm Clutch. The majority of enterprises in the … Continue reading

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Most enterprises plan to boost cloud use this year

The cloud market shows no signs of slowing down, with 90% of enterprises planning to maintain or boost spending on cloud computing this year, according to a survey from Washington, D.C.-based research firm Clutch. The majority of enterprises in the … Continue reading

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This big-data startup wants to manage your data lake in the cloud

Big data may offer companies a world of untold potential, but realizing the benefits is typically no walk in the park. That’s why “big data as a service” platforms have begun to emerge, and it’s also why Bigstep is taking … Continue reading

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Why’s Facebook so slow? This new app holds the offline fix

The Facebook app is betting better for people with slow connections. Poor bandwidth, high latency, or intermittent availability will no longer be a problem in Zuck’s brave, new, offline world. This is the latest result of Facebook’s focus on emerging markets … Continue reading

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