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SAP hits back in Oracle cloud spat: I am rubber, you are glue, we have twice as many ERP installations as you

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/08/sap_oracle_cloud/

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Big words from co-CEO after Larry Ellison ribs vendor during earnings call

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SAP's software licensing took Q1 hit due to COVID-19 pandemic

https://www.zdnet.com/article/saps-software-licensing-took-q1-hit-due-to-covid-19-pandemic/

yesterday

"Business activity in the first two months of the quarter was healthy. As the impact of the COVID-19 crisis rapidly intensified towards the end of the quarter, a significant amount of new business was postponed," said SAP.

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Buy now, pay later: HPE says demand for financing jumps amid pandemic

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/08/buy_now_pay_later_hpe/

yesterday

New leasing and rental options rolled out to tempt buyers stuck in a rut

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Changing of the guard at Cloud Foundry: CTO made executive director, VMware veep becomes chairman of the board

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/08/cloud_foundry_new_exec_director_chairman/

yesterday

Focus to be 'evolving the technology to a Kubernetes-based platform'

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Time to brush up on current affairs. Because we're predicting Li-ion batt lifetimes using impedance and AI

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/07/ai_battery_cycle_lifetime/

yesterday

Well, when we say we, we mean... we read a paper some others wrote

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Want to stay under the radar for a decade or more? This Chinese hacking crew did it... by aiming for Linux servers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/07/winnti_linux_hacking/

yesterday

BlackBerry says Winnti-derived group is playing it quiet with rootkit attacks

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You can now Pin protect Netflix profiles

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/08/you-can-now-pin-protect-netflix-profiles/

yesterday

Netflix announced improvements to the service's parental controls yesterday that introduce new options for parents to control Netflix viewing. While Netflix did support a profile feature already that allowed parents to create […]

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Refresh tabs automatically in Firefox and Chrome with Tab Reloader

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/08/refresh-tabs-automatically-in-firefox-and-chrome-with-tab-reloader/

yesterday

Waiting for an online sale or video stream to start, or an auction to end, but don't want to be constantly refreshing the tab? You can use a Firefox and Chrome extension […]

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Google Chrome 81 released

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/08/google-chrome-81-released/

yesterday

Google released Chrome 81, a new stable version of the company's web browser to the public. The company announced previously that it would skip Chrome 82 to jump straight to Chrome 83 […]

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Google launches virtual agent tool to answer questions about COVID-19

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-launches-virtual-agent-tool-to-answer-questions-about-covid-19/

yesterday

The Rapid Response Virtual Agent program is designed for government agencies, healthcare organizations and other entities severely impacted by the global pandemic.

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Ofcom waves DAB radio licences under local broadcasters' noses as FM switchoff debate smoulders again

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/08/ofcom_offers_dab_digital_local_radio_licences/

yesterday

Only half the nation prefers digital radio to analogue, though

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Box adds automated malware detection to Box Shield

https://www.zdnet.com/article/box-adds-automated-malware-detection-to-box-shield/

yesterday

The cloud content management platform is expanding its security product to detect malware along with suspicious user behavior.

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Cloud Foundry sees top leadership change

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cloud-foundry-sees-top-leadership-change/

2 days ago

Abby Kearns, the Cloud Foundry's executive director, is stepping down leaving the most popular Platform-as-a-Service clouds in the capable hands of its CTO Chip Childers.

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Oracle’s Larry Ellison Promoted Antimalarial Drug To Trump: Report

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/oracle-s-larry-ellison-promoted-antimalarial-drug-to-trump-report

2 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The New York Times pegs the Oracle founder and CTO as among the first to stoke Trumps interest in an unproven treatment for COVID-19. Ellison is putting Oracles might behind building a system to better track the progress of experimental therapies.

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Microsoft 365 Business To Get Azure Active Directory Premium P1 Perks

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/04/07/microsoft-365-business-azure-ad--p1.aspx

2 days ago

Subscribers to Microsoft 365 Business (which is being renamed this month to "Microsoft 365 Business Premium") will be getting Azure Active Directory Premium P1 licensing at no additional cost. 04/07/2020

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Microsoft 365 Business to gain more Azure Active Directory toys... oh, and it's called Microsoft 365 Business Premium (from 21 April)

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/microsoft_365_business_premium_azure_active_directory/

2 days ago

Because this Office branding shake-up isn't confusing at all

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White House creates 'Team Telecom' to probe whether foreign telcos should be allowed near US networks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/07/white_house_team_telecom/

2 days ago

Speedier license applications possible, uncertainty remains for many

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Something something DANE cook: Microsoft pledges to wrap its email systems in secure anti-snooping protocol

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/07/microsoft_dane_office/

2 days ago

Office 365 will finally get DNSSEC-based protection later this year

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Rackspace Rapidly Transformed Its Own Workforce Amid Crisis, Positioning It To Do The Same For Customers

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/rackspace-rapidly-transformed-its-own-workforce-amid-crisis-positioning-it-to-do-the-same-for-customers

2 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The managed cloud giant applied its technological expertise to transition staff to working remotely within days, enabling the company to focus on helping enterprise customers navigate the coronavirus crisis.

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COLUMN: Google's Alpha Bet: Why Google Cloud Is The Real Deal

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/column-google-s-alpha-bet-why-google-cloud-is-the-real-deal

2 days ago

by Steven Burke CRN's Steve Burke says Thomas Kurian has brought order to what was a less-than-partner-friendly approach to the cloud market by Google Cloud.

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