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  • Quip mashes up documents and spreadsheets

    Quip is pushing ahead with its plan to turn the mobile and cloud productivity software market on its head, adding spreadsheet capabilities to its namesake app, which until now had been limited to documents.

  • The cloud according to Daryl

    ORLANDO -- If you're trying to come up with a comprehensive, overarching cloud strategy, you're making a big mistake, according to Gartner cloud guru Daryl Plummer.

  • Microsoft looks to poach Salesforce.com customers with aggressive pricing

    Microsoft has created an aggressively priced CRM Online product bundle that includes both Office 365 and its Power BI tool, in a bid to steal customers away from rival Salesforce.com.

  • IBM expands Watson's presence across multiple industries

    IBM is expanding the customer base for its Watson cognitive computing technology as companies from an increasingly wide variety of industries start to incorporate the service into their businesses.

  • NTT enterprise cloud update gives network admins more flexibility

    NTT Communications is giving the power of choice to network administrators, releasing an upgrade for its Enterprise Cloud platform that will allow for on-the-fly changes to bandwidth capacity and VPN connections.

  • Microsoft follows Google to education sector with Office 365 app for teachers

    Microsoft has created a classroom assistance application for OneNote and SharePoint Online in Office 365, soon after Google released a similar one for its Apps email and collaboration suite.

  • Cisco, EMC consortium debuts new Cloud gear

    VCE, the converged infrastructure consortium of Cisco and EMC, this week unveiled new and enhanced data center IT systems, including an all-flash memory platform for mixed workloads.

  • HP's cloud unit needs to make faster progress as the company splits

    Hewlett-Packard's break-up plan will give the company's cloud unit more room to maneuver, which it needs to make faster progress on private and public clouds. But success will still be hard fought because of a slow start.

  • Salesforce launches 'reimagined' customer-service, sales software

    Salesforce.com has given its customer-support and sales software new names and announced a slew of additional features in advance of its annual Dreamforce event, which kicks off next week in San Francisco.

  • European Commission suspects Amazon has received illegal state aid

    Amazon.com may have received illegal state aid from tax authorities in Luxembourg, where the company has a subsidiary that records most of its European profit, according to the European Commission.

  • VCE rolls out an all-in-one system with EMC's all-flash XtremIO array

    VCE is expanding its line of all-in-one cloud systems, adding one with all-flash storage and offering more options for enterprises that want an easier path to the cloud.

  • The future of artificial intelligence: Will computers take your job?

    The field of artificial intelligence may not be able to create a robotic vacuum cleaner that never knocks over a vase, at least not within a couple of years, but intelligent machines will increasingly replace knowledge workers in the near future, a group of AI experts predicted.

  • HP Enterprise: What to watch

    Hewlett-Packard's move to break up the company sets up the enterprise side of the business for a fresh attack on rivals such as Oracle and IBM.

  • European SugarCRM customers get more options via Deutsche Telekom

    SugarCRM customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland -- especially those concerned about privacy and data access issues -- look to be the prime beneficiaries of a deal for Deutsche Telekom to host the company's customer relationship management service.

  • Microsoft takes the hassle out of Office 365 email encryption

    When Microsoft announced message encryption for Office 365 in November, it came with a potentially annoying requirement: People receiving the encrypted messages had to be logged into a Microsoft account to view them.

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    How Netflix survived the Amazon EC2 reboot

    Sometimes the best path to success is to learn how to avoid failure.

  • How the cloud is changing the security game

    Cloud computing offers many advantages, but with those benefits come a new range of security concerns.

  • Harvard Business Publishing learns some lessons about work in the cloud

    When Ken Griffin, the director of IT operations for Harvard Business Publishing, warned his staff, "12 months from now, those servers are being switched off," his message was crystal clear -- there's no going back, learn the cloud or step aside.

  • Cloud price cuts are nice but enterprises still want more

    Google dropped its Cloud computing prices and other vendors are expected to follow suit, but the lower pricing may not be the key lure for attracting enterprises to the cloud.

  • AT&T connects NetBond VPN access to Amazon Web Services

    AT&T's NetBond service for secure access to third-party clouds will soon work with the biggest one of all, Amazon Web Services.