All posts tagged "microsoft"

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    Is Facebook Bing’s Unique Selling Proposition?

    If you think Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine is satisfied with being the 2nd most used search engine, and has already given up the fight, you are very wrong. In fact, Microsoft is currently offering something unique, something...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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    Oracle and Microsoft Become Friends

    It may seem like a surprise, considering that many of their products are direct competitors, but Oracle and Microsoft have recently joined forces, in order to introduce Oracle’s database, application server, Java API, and other products to...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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    Deep Inside PRISM and the NSA

    PRISM is the top secret electronic security surveillance program of the US National Security Agency (NSA). It began operations in 2007 with the supervision and collaboration of the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court pursuant to the Foreign...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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    Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference – Key Takeaways

    The recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC2013) had many announcements from its president Satya Nadella. Among them include the major improvements and features of the updated Windows Azure and Office 365. Microsoft also takes its SharePoint and...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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    Old Adversaries Turned Cloud Allies

    For several years since the rift began, Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Oracle’s Larry Ellison always land on the news saying loathsome words to each other, and they never miss a chance to pick a “word fight” on...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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    Microsoft Adds Power BI Tool to Office 365

    Microsoft is not exactly a company that’s hurting for exposure to businesses, as it has long enjoyed dominance on several sectors, and even their soon to be discontinued Windows XP is still used by many companies all...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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    Amazon Files Case against CIA over $600M Contract

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) made an appeal with a US federal court last Wednesday and filed a complaint against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The move is to get the court’s approval to have the cloud service...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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    US Cloud Providers May Lose $35 Billion Due to PRISM

    The American cloud business industry looms as news about the PRISM surveillance system becomes a threat to everyone. Expert analysts project that cloud companies may lose $21.5 billion to $35 billion worth of revenue as a result...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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    Nasuni Introduces Cloud Mirroring to Maximize Data Protection

    A year ago, Amazon’s data centers went through a voltage spike that brought down some of their servers, resulting in high profile companies on their cloud (such as Netflix, Instagram, and Pinterest) being unavailable for a while....

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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    Oracle OpenWorld: Microsoft and Oracle Join Forces on Enterprise Cloud

    Oracle OpenWorld, which closed its doors yesterday, gave everyone a surprise when longtime rivals went up the same stage to announce their new partnership. Microsoft and Oracle have decided to put bygones be bygones as they venture...

    • Posted May 23, 2015
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