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  • This new Skype bot lets you chat with Spock

    Microsoft has made no secret of its grand plans for chat bots, and this week it rolled out five new ones for Skype. Surely the most fun is "Spock," a bot that promises to help you "learn the ways of Vulcan logic."

    05 Aug. 16 06:49 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • Duncan Hewett leaves IBM for VMware

    VMware has poached IBM Software’s vice president for APAC, Duncan Hewett, to head up the virtualization vendor’s Asia Pacific and Japan business.

    02 Aug. 16 14:31 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • HPE's cloud chief is leaving the company

    The head of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s cloud team is leaving the company in a reorg that will also see the creation of a new cloud division.

    02 Aug. 16 10:36 Written by James Niccolai
  • Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

    There are plenty of companies vying for a piece of the worldwide cloud infrastructure market, but the top four -- all in the U.S. -- currently dominate by such a wide margin as to effectively leave their competitors in the dust.

    02 Aug. 16 06:56 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • VCE chief boasts of hyperconvergence superpower

    VCE has only been in the hyperconverged appliance market since the February launch of its VxRail family, but President Chad Sakac says the company will soon be the number one player in that rapidly growing market.

    02 Aug. 16 00:42 Written by John Gallant
  • IBM's cloud CTO: 'We're in this game to win'

    An industry focus is one of the key factors IBM is betting will set it apart from cloud competitors including Google, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services.

    29 July 16 22:00 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • Amazon's cloud business continues upward march

    Amazon reported another surge in revenue for its cloud business last quarter, though the growth is slowing as the division gets bigger.

    29 July 16 07:12 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Oracle to buy cloud provider NetSuite for US$9.3 billion

    Oracle has entered into an agreement to buy NetSuite, which provides cloud-based accounting, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and other business software packages, for US$9.3 billion.

    28 July 16 23:18 Written by Grant Gross
  • Dropbox aims for enterprise with new team and IT admin features

    Continuing its effort to better appeal to enterprise users, Dropbox today announced a series of new features aimed at making its cloud-based storage and collaboration platform easier for teams of workers to use and IT administrators to centrally control.

    28 July 16 04:53 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Google launches new cloud service for understanding human language

    Google's intelligent cloud developer tools are expanding with the launch of a new Cloud Natural Language API on Wednesday. The service is aimed at helping developers create applications that understand human language.

    21 July 16 03:53 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Skype sets a course for the cloud, ditching some apps on the way

    Skype is leaving behind its peer-to-peer roots and going all in on the cloud. While the popular messaging app made it this far by facilitating connections between computers for video calls and other communications, it's moving to a cloud architecture that is supposed to improve performance and expand the service's capabilities.

    20 July 16 23:00 Written by Blair Hanley Frank

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