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  • Google 'moonshots' not yet profitable

    Longer-term projects like driverless cars, wearables and connectivity balloons carry hefty tab; the very-profitable company makes its money from Android, search and other 'core' tech.

  • Why Google hasn't taken off in the Cloud yet

    Google Cloud Platform is in the unique position of being considered one of the big three IaaS vendors, but at the same time almost always seen as being the third-best option behind AWS and Microsoft. As the new head of Google’s cloud, VMware co-founder Diange Greene is now charged with doing what she did at VMware: Take a ground breaking niche technology and turning it into the must-have enterprise product. But it will not be easy.

  • 11 top IaaS cloud computing certifications

    The best way to stay on top of the fast-changing IaaS cloud market is through training and certification. Below are 10 of the top IaaS cloud computing certifications available.

  • Google Container Engine: Ready to rock 'n' roll

    Google Container Engine is out of beta. The search-engine-cum-advertising-broker is also all about that containerization. But is Google's use of open-source projects such as Docker and Kubernetes *entirely* unselfish?

  • Microsoft gives Windows phones one last shot

    Microsoft will continue to manufacture smartphones for its Windows 10 Mobile operating system, but the company has thrown in the towel on the devices strategy pursued by its former CEO and will probably give up entirely unless Windows 10 reverses years of missteps in mobile, analysts said.

  • Inside the bold plan to bring gigabit fiber to Detroit

    When discussing the ongoing revitalization efforts in Detroit, it's hard to miss the name Dan Gilbert. The founder of Quicken Loans, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and a Detroit native himself, Gilbert's investment firms have funded dozens of tech startups in the city and turned its defunct old buildings into shiny new workspaces that look like Silicon Valley transplants.

  • Standards are coming for containers

    A list of leading cloud, storage and virtualization companies are backing a new effort named the Open Container Project, which aims to create a set of standards for the fast-growing technology.

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