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How secure is the hybrid cloud?

The term hybrid cloud is used loosely, which is probably why so many companies say they're planning to adopt it. If you’re planning a hybrid cloud strategy, the security questions you need to think about may not be the ones you’d...

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The 15 biggest enterprise ‘unicorns’

These are 15 of the highest valued enterprise software companies that have received venture funding but have not yet been sold or gone public.

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Managing data in a mobile and cloud world

A simple strategy for standardizing metadata can improve decision-making, data governance and data security. (Insider; registration required)

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Alibaba adds artificial intelligence capability to its cloud offerings

On Tuesday, the Chinese e-commerce giant announced DT PAI, a platform designed to comb through a client's data and analyze it for useful information.

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Intel backs $100M funding round into OpenStack cloud

Looking to fuel enterprise adoption of the cloud, Intel is leading a $100M investment in Mirantis, an emerging player in the OpenStack arena.

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Review: Canonical continues cloud push with Ubuntu 15.04

With its most recent release, Ubuntu 15.04 -- "Vivid Vervet" -- Canonical builds on this advantage with continued emphasis on cloud features.

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Can cloud collaboration and data analytics cure cancer?

After decades of research, the data needed to cure cancer exists, but, unfortunately, writes columnist Rob Enderle it’s not being shared or analyzed effectively. That may be changing thanks to Intel and Oregon Health and Science...

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SEC CIO leads efforts to move agency to the cloud

Pamela Dyson is helping the nation's principal securities regulator optimize its IT infrastructure and shift toward the cloud, one application at a time.

Amazon, Microsoft strengthen tools to store app and enterprise data in their clouds

Amazon and Microsoft are going after developers and IT departments with upgraded tools and cloud storage offerings.

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When video collaboration makes sense in the cloud

It doesn't work for everything, though, and smart IT managers are lining up different classes of videoconferencing tools for different use cases.

Business booms for African sites dedicated to used goods

Rising Internet usage, plus a culture used to bargaining for used goods, provides fertile ground

Mozilla tests a true stealth mode for Firefox

A new tool in prebeta is designed to block browser tracking across sites

Slack cofounder: 'We didn't have a sense of the scale it could grow to'

In the two years since its beta launch, Slack has juggled explosive growth, formidable competition and the need to cater to CIOs

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Collaboration now tops list of cloud computing drivers

With the market for cloud computing maturing, the value proposition of cloud adoption is shifting, according to a new report.

Fujitsu brainstorm room lets you write on the walls

Digital sticky notes are one part of this elaborate projection system aimed at going beyond whiteboards

Apple, Intel cite gains in hiring women and minorities

Since January, Apple said nearly half of its U.S. hires were women, black, Hispanic or Native American

Seller of melanoma detection apps settles FTC complaint

The marketers of Mole Detective apps lacked proof their products could detect melanoma, the agency says

Alibaba's cloud and mobile businesses soar, but total revenue disappoints

The company's revenue missed Wall Street's expectations

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