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Box rides high on Wall Street’s warm welcome

The company's shares on Friday traded as much as 77 percent above the set IPO price.

Generation Y Lead Digital Innovation but are Failed by Firms

Millennials are a source of entrepreneurial talent that companies are missing out on, according to EY


Sony delays earnings report in wake of hack attack

Damage to its network systems means some data won't be ready, it says.

Microsoft to acquire R language powerhouse Revolution Analytics

Microsoft will plant the R statistical language in its Azure machine learning services

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 23

Box shares start trading ... EU wants encryption keys ... Uber agrees to get a license ... and more

Hutchison Whampoa in talks to acquire O2 in the UK in over $15B deal

The deal could lead to large-scale consolidation in the UK mobile market

Amazon to acquire Israeli startup Annapurna Labs for data center muscle

The Israeli company has been operating in stealth mode after it was set up in 2011

As Box's IPO looms, so do its challenges

Friday could bring a 'wild trading day' as the cloud storage company finally reaches its long-awaited milestone.

Nigerian smart card plant supports expansion of financial services to poor

The plant will have annual production capacity for 200 million cards

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Data Center, Cloud, SDN Driving Ethernet Switch Market to $25B

The Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch market is expected to exceed $25 billion in 2019, a compounded annual growth of 2.2%, according to Dell’Oro Group.

European Space Agency Deploys Private Cloud with Red Hat

Reduces resource deployment times from months to minutes

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for January 22

Ford drives into the Valley ... Oracle promises cheaper hardware ... Samsung-Blackberry deal still in play ... and more

Ellison sings a new tune: Oracle hardware is cheapest

The purchase price for Oracle systems has been an 'impediment' for some customers, he admitted

EBay, cutting 7% of workforce, looks to spin-off Enterprise unit

A planned split of eBay's PayPal unit is also due this year

Dropbox boosts mobile talent with CloudOn buy

The latest in the cloud-storage company's shopping spree also delivers a ready-made presence in Israel.

Don't blame sharks for Asian Internet problems, experts say

Online rumors attribute problems with the Asia America Gateway cable to sharks

IBM eyes more cloud acquisitions to find a path to growth

Future deals will focus on 'as a service' companies, IBM's CFO says

AMD looks to Carrizo chips for PC rebound

AMD plans to release Carrizo chips in the second quarter this year

Cisco building switch ports to feed faster Wi-Fi

With a standard still far off, the company is rolling out switches with 2.5-Gigabit and 5-Gigabit options

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, January 20

State of the Union address will be heavy on tech ... Will IBM's earnings disappoint, again? ... Twitter picks up ZipDial's call ... and more

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