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2017: The year of serverless?

Just a trend for the fan boys or something fundamentally different?

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Microsoft drops pay-as-you-go Azure cloud option

Starting in February, new Azure customers will be sent to Microsoft's Cloud Solution Provider program in lieu of the MPSA-based pay-as-you-go license

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Citrix bolsters virtualization wares, integration with Microsoft Azure

Citrix and Microsoft are longstanding partners, but with a new CEO that is a former Microsoft executive, Citrix is deepening its integrations between its application and desktop virtualization products and the Microsoft Azure cloud. ...

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Microsoft is bundling cloud services to make cars smarter

Microsoft just announced a new Connected Vehicle Platform, which brings together a suite of services for connected cars.

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Busted! 5 myths of digital transformation

Let’s get digital: Serious opportunities await those who can cut through the bull surrounding everything that can make an organization digital.

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BMW, Intel and Mobileye to unleash 40 self-driving cars on U.S. roads

BMW is working with Intel and computer vision company Mobileye to place 40 autonomous test cars on public roads in the second half of 2017.

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Crisis Text Line: Giving Twilio justification for the 'tech making the world a better place' meme

Pretty much every technology company I've ever come across purports to be making a difference in the world. Here's an example where that is a justifiable claim.

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When the Big One hits Seattle, will cloud providers stay on?

The quake that will devastate tech is not the one you think.

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The top 5 Microsoft announcements you likely missed this year

2016 was a big year for splashy Microsoft announcements. But there was some news that flew under the radar. While they may not have the splash factor of a Surface Studio or HoloLens, these changes have the potential to alter...

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A.I. tools came out of the lab in 2016

A.I. may not have feelings, but they're well on the way to analyzing ours -- and to understanding a whole lot more about our world.

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2016's top trends in enterprise computing: Containers, bots, A.I. and more

It's been a year of change in the enterprise software market. Here are some of the top trends from this year that we’ll likely still be talking about next year.

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IDG Editors predict tech trends for 2017

Top editors from IDG Enterprise brands Computerworld, Network World, CIO and CSO chime in with their thoughts and predictions for enterprise technology trends in the upcoming year. From Apple to VR, we've got thoughts on what will be...

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Emails, politics and common sense

Like many Americans, I've been trying to explain and justify the 2016 election cycle. I am not an expert political scientist. I am a software engineer. The question I ask myself is "What role did computer technology play in this...

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Trump’s tariff threat may speed cloud adoption

President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on goods manufactured in Mexico and offshore may accelerate the movement to cloud computing, analysts said.

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There's Still Time! Go Here For Last Minute Deals That Will Ship Fast - Deal Alert

Amazon ships fast, so head to their "last minute deals" page and pick yourself some winners right now, before the 2-day shipping window closes for good.

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Adventuring into the unknown with REI and CRM

Perhaps the best known adventure retail brand out there was, until recently, using some paper systems that were in need of technology help.

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Citrix is building your workspace of the future

Citrix CEO Kirill Tatarinov – one year after taking over from long-time leader Mark Templeton – is working to show how all the company’s pieces play together in making Citrix the focal point of the ‘workspace of the future’ for nimble...

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Nokia to buy network analytics vendor Deepfield to fight DDoS attacks

Cloud providers and large enterprises don't know enough about what's going on in their networks, according to Nokia.

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