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HashiCorp Valuation Surges Above $5 Billion With Latest Funding Round

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/hashicorp-valuation-surges-above-5-billion-with-latest-funding-round

3 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Major investors in public markets led the DevOps superstars $175 million E Round, highlighting its likely that our future is in the public markets, CEO Dave McJannet tells CRN.

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Two years late, but upgrade wave finally washes a billion folk onto Windows 10 as its Android phone waits in the wings

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/16/billion_windows_10/

3 weeks ago

Roundup Also: Python 3.8 comes to Azure Functions, .NET Core uninstallation made easy and happy Brazilian chatbots in Azure

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Combat in the cloud: Securing the $10 billion JEDI contract

https://www.zdnet.com/article/combat-in-the-cloud-securing-the-10-billion-jedi-contract/

3 weeks ago

The Pentagon awarded a cloud-computing contract worth $10 billion to Microsoft that Amazon plans to contest.

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Google: G Suite now has 2 billion users

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-g-suite-now-has-2-billion-users/

4 weeks ago

G Suite users can also expect Smart Compose to reach more apps beyond Gmail and Google Docs.

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More than a billion hopelessly vulnerable Android gizmos in the wild that no longer receive security updates – research

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/06/1_billion_vulnerable_android_devices_which/

a month ago

Consumer mag Which? calls for manufacturers to be open about how long they will support devices

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Wi-Fi of more than a billion PCs, phones, gadgets can be snooped on. But you're using HTTPS, SSH, VPNs... right?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/27/wifi_chip_bug_eset/

a month ago

Encryption keys forced to zero by chip-level KrØØk flaw

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Poor old Google. Its cloud division only brought in $8.9bn last year. So it's chucking a few billion at US offices and data centres

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/27/google_to_invest_10bn_in_us_offices_and_data_centres/

a month ago

It's Amazon how much some people are making off cloud... about Jeffin' $40bn

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Cornerstone OnDemand buys Saba for $1.4 billion

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cornerstone-ondemand-buys-saba-for-1-4-billion/

a month ago

The purchase gives Cornerstone more talent experience tools to complement its base of learning and skills development products.

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Google Protests $2.7 Billion EU Fine In European Court

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-protests-2-7-billion-eu-fine-in-european-court

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Attorneys for the internet giant argued the penalty to deter search practices that benefit its own comparison shopping service was excessive. Its one of three cases Google is fighting against European regulators.

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Snowflake raises $479 billion in funding, but Salesforce partnership key

https://www.zdnet.com/article/snowflake-raises-479-billion-in-funding-but-salesforce-partnership-key/

2 months ago

Snowflake is hoping to crack more enterprise accounts via a partnership with Salesforce. Details are sparse, but the two companies have mutual aims.

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Amazon Web Services Closes In On $40 Billion Run Rate

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/amazon-web-services-closes-in-on-40-billion-run-rate

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The cloud division was the centerpiece of an impressive quarter for Amazon, which propelled the e-commerce and cloud giant back into the $1 trillion club.

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BT: UK.gov ruling on Huawei will cost us half a billion pounds over next 5 years

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/30/bt_uk_huawei_costs/

2 months ago

And judging by today's Q3 numbers, that won't be welcome

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Microsoft's Q2 surges, commercial cloud hits $50 billion annual run rate, Azure revenue up 62%

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-q2-surges-commercial-cloud-hits-50-billion-annual-run-rate-azure-revenue-up-62/

2 months ago

The company reported second quarter earnings of $11.6 billion, or $1.51 a share, on revenue of $36.9 billion, up 14% from a year ago.

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SAP Q4 2019: SAP hits €8 billion revenue mark as cloud bookings surge

https://www.zdnet.com/article/sap-q4-2019-sap-hits-eur8bn-revenue-mark-as-cloud-bookings-surge/

2 months ago

Cash flow across the full year has suffered, however, due to share payouts and restructuring expenses.

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FCC lines up $16 billion for broadband across entire US. Well, except New York because, screw them, right?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/27/fcc_excludes_new_york_broadband/

2 months ago

They’ve got money, explains American watchdog that just can’t help itself

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Two billion years ago, snowball Earth was defrosted in huge asteroid crash – and it's been downhill ever since

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/oldest_impact_crater_yarrabubba/

3 months ago

Pic Space prang raised temperatures, melted glaciers, influenced climate, next thing we know: we're sharing AI-filtered selfies on Insta

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Image-rec startup for cops, Feds can probably identify you from 3 billion pics it's scraped from Facebook, YouTube etc

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/20/ai_roundup_clearview/

3 months ago

Roundup Plus other 'fun' news from the world of AI

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Veeam Software acquired by Insight Partners for $5 billion in hybrid cloud market push

https://www.zdnet.com/article/veeam-software-acquired-by-insight-partners-for-5-billion-in-hybrid-cloud-market-push/

3 months ago

The equity firm says the deal will ensure Veeam’s billion-dollar business reaches the global stage.

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F5 to acquire Shape Security for approximately $1 billion

https://www.zdnet.com/article/f5-to-acquire-shape-security-for-approximately-1-billion/

4 months ago

The deal will combine Shape's anti-fraud capabilities with F5 Networks' multi-cloud application protection services.

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LogMeIn To Be Bought By Two Private Equity Firms For $4.3 Billion

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/logmein-to-be-bought-by-two-private-equity-firms-for-4-3-billion

4 months ago

by Michael Novinson LogMeIn says the proposed acquisition by Francisco and Evergreen will help the company deliver the operational benefits needed to achieve sustained growth over the long term.

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