cloud computing

Questions Swirling Around Amazon Contract Complicate Acting Defense Secretary’s Future

Serious questions surrounding a high-value Pentagon contract, worth $10 billion and geared to be granted to web giant Amazon, could complicate Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan’s chances of confirmation by the U.S. Senate into a permanent position atop the Department of Defense should President Donald Trump follow through with nominating him for the post.

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IBM Acquires Israeli Data Startup

American computer hardware behemoth IBM Watson is buying Israeli start-up Cloudigo, its founder said on LinkedIn over Rosh Hashana weekend.

The term 'cloud computing' uses remote servers connected by the Internet to store information, rather than a local server

Dell-EMC Merger Creates $80B Giant to Join Cloud Era

The $67 billion Dell-EMC merger–a record-breaking offer in Silicon Valley–is an effort to take a Valley behemoth private in order to make the disruptive changes necessary to become a dominant force in the coming cloud computing era.

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