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News highlights – 9 July 2017

News highlights – 9 July 2017

Written by on July 10, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 9 July 2017 Stripe strikes deal with Alipay and WeChat NEW YORK (Reuters) – Silicon Valley startup Stripe has partnered with digital payment providers Alipay and WeChat Pay to enable merchants using its platform globally to accept payments from hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers. Read more… Oculus to cut price to […]

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News highlights – 16 March

News highlights – 16 March

Written by on March 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 16 March No agreement on timeline for self-driving cars BERLIN (Reuters) – Carmakers and suppliers gave widely differing timelines for the introduction of self-driving vehicles on Thursday, showing the uncertainties surrounding the technology as well as a split between cautious established players and bullish new entrants. Read more… Plan for Brexit? Error […]

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News highlights – 9 March

News highlights – 9 March

Written by on March 10, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 9 March FCC to investigate why AT&T customers could not call 911 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday it will investigate why AT&T wireless subscribers in several states could not make emergency 911 calls late Wednesday. Read more… ING and Societe General in talks to test gas […]

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The network edge is no longer predictable, more a moving target

The network edge is no longer predictable, more a moving target

Written by on January 26, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

The network edge used to be fixed and predictable in terms of location and capacity needs. But these days it is neither – the edge has become a moving target, which is creating challenges for cloud players and data center operators trying to provide the capacity necessary to support edge customers. That was the overall theme […]

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Hedge fund of the future – outsource your algorithms (AaaS)

Hedge fund of the future – outsource your algorithms (AaaS)

Written by on November 18, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – Tucked into the attic of a Georgian building in London’s West End, seven people run a $200 million hedge fund following artificial intelligence formulas. But the supercomputers that process their complex algorithms are nowhere to be seen. While most established hedge funds keep their trading systems at close quarters, Piquant Technologies outsources […]

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News highlights – August 25

News highlights – August 25

Written by on August 26, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights – August 25 Facebook ramps up targeted advertising WhatsApp, Facebook Inc’s popular messaging service, will start sharing users’ phone numbers with its parent, allowing for more relevant advertisements and friend recommendations on the social network. Read more… Singapore first with driverless taxis SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The first driverless taxi began work on Thursday […]

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Companies still struggling with security of data in the cloud

Companies still struggling with security of data in the cloud

Written by on August 1, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

A new study finds that although cloud-based resources are becoming more important to companies, they are still struggling with cloud security. Despite the continued importance of cloud computing resources to organizations, companies are not adopting appropriate governance and cloud security measures to protect sensitive data in the cloud. These are just a few findings of a […]

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Amazon revenues sky high from cloud services and online retail

Amazon revenues sky high from cloud services and online retail

Written by on July 29, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc posted strong results across its older and newer businesses on Thursday as global Web retail sales and cloud services topped Wall Street targets and the world’s largest online merchant forecast revenue would outpace expectations in the current quarter as well. The Seattle-based company is riding a wave of retail sales moving […]

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Three Ways Telcom Can Compete in the Digital World

Three Ways Telcom Can Compete in the Digital World

Written by on July 21, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 1 Comment

Now that everything depends so heavily on connectivity, you would think the businesses that own the communications infrastructure would be on top of monetizing their connections. Instead, Telcos, largely in the communications service providers (CSPs) category, are being run roughshod by faster moving digital service players like Netflix, Skype, and WhatsApp, who are snapping up […]

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Brexit an excuse for poor tech sales as cloud services boom

Brexit an excuse for poor tech sales as cloud services boom

Written by on July 11, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Technology investors seeking refuge after Brexit are picking companies delivering instant access to services for Web and mobile customers or firms mainly doing business globally which can benefit from the pound’s fall. They are shying away from hardware makers or e-commerce suppliers with sizeable UK sales, which count for less after currency […]

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