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Private search firm migrates to OpenStack as it adopts automation

That shift drives need to replace a hardware ADC with a software-defined tool from Avi Networks

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Google App Engine adds C#, Node.js, and Ruby options

Google has also moved the Cloud Functions serverless environment to beta release

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Google's new cloud service eases data preparation for machine learning

Google launched a bundle of big data features on Thursday, including one that's supposed to ease the preparation of data for machine learning applications.

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Google announces three new cloud regions, contract discounts

Google announced Thursday that it’s launching three new data centers in California, Canada, and the Netherlands, in addition to a suite of pricing changes.

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Google gobbles up more big-name cloud customers

Google, saying the enterprise cloud is a natural extension of its mission, announced new customers and tools for the enterprise at its largest business conference to date.

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Google machine learning gains Kaggle and more

Google is adding Kaggle and new APIs, as well as releasing new machine learning tools

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Google touts its enterprise chops in cloud keynote

Enterprises: Google wants you. That’s the message coming out of the first keynote address at the company’s Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco on Wednesday. The tech titan’s Cloud team really wants enterprises to know that...

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Microsoft's Windows Server OS runs on ARM, with help from Qualcomm

Microsoft has warmed up to Qualcomm to make a Windows 10 PC based on its ARM chip, and now the companies are bringing Windows Server OS to ARM.

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6 cloud computing savings you may be missing out on

If you are faced with the financial justification of moving some computing to the cloud, be sure to look past the obvious cost-saving measurements.

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Google's Neural Machine Translation engine learns three new languages, with more on the way

Google is expanding its contextual Neural Machine Translation to Hindi, Russian, and Vietnamese, with more languages on the way.

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MongoDB adds free tier and migration utility to cloud service

Seeking to reduce barriers to entry, NoSQL database specialist MongoDB has added a free tier to its MongoDB Atlas database-as-a-service (DaaS) offering. The company has also announced a new utility to make it easier to migrate data...

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Salesforce launches custom image recognition as Einstein goes GA

Salesforce is getting into the computer vision business with a new tool that lets users easily train a custom machine learning based image recognition system.

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HPE to pay $1 billion for Nimble Storage after cutting EMC ties

Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to acquire Nimble Storage, a vendor of all-flash and hybrid flash storage products, for US$1 billion in an effort to pump up its offerings in those areas.

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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...

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GE favors SaaS for non-differentiated apps, moves away from MPLS, has big plans for IoT

An update from the CTO on the company’s grand plans

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Okta acquires Stormpath to boost its identity services for developers

Okta has acquired Stormpath, a company that provides authentication services for developers. The deal should help the identity provider improve its developer-facing capabilities.

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New products of the week 3.6.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Sophos and GitHub.

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AWS says a typo caused the massive S3 failure this week

Everyone makes mistakes. But working at Amazon Web Services means an incorrectly entered input can lead to a massive outage that cripples popular websites and services.

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AWS blames a typo for Tuesday’s outage

An authorized S3 team member entered a command incorrectly and a larger set of servers was removed from service than was intended, Amazon said.

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HPE refocuses tech services group on cloud, big data

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has revamped its existing technology services unit to focus on helping customers adopt emerging technologies, including cloud computing, the internet of things, and big data.

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