BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 billion

By CloudBuzz | November 16, 2018

(Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will acquire Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion in cash to help expand its QNX unit that makes software for next-generation autonomous cars. Besides the cash component, the

Dell raises VMWare tracking stock offer to $120 per share

By CloudBuzz | November 15, 2018

(Reuters) – Dell Technologies on Thursday raised its offer to buy back shares tied to its interest in software maker VMWare (DVMT.N) to $120 per share from its previous offer of $109, still way short of the $300 price suggested

Microsoft and Intel donate Azure Hardware, AI Services to Advance Intelligent Edge Research at Carnegie Mellon University

By CloudBuzz | November 14, 2018

Edge computing is one of the greatest trends that is not only transforming the cloud market, but creating new opportunities for business and society. At its core, edge computing is about harnessing compute on a device, closest to where insights

AI in the Workplace: New Cognizant ‘Jobs of the Future Index’ Tracks 50 Emerging Roles

By CloudBuzz | November 14, 2018

Index to identify new jobs created as technologies like artificial intelligence, automation, bots and big data continue to grow TEANECK, N.J., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) Center for the Future of Work today launched a unique new measurement

Amazon picks New York City, Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

By CloudBuzz | November 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Inc (AMZN.O) said on Tuesday it will build offices for up to 25,000 people in New York City’s Queens borough and in Northern Virginia, near Washington, D.C., ending a year-long bidding war for a $5

The New Industrial Revolution – According to the WSJ

By CloudBuzz | November 13, 2018

The insert in today’s US print edition of the Wall Street Journal is called The New Industrial Revolution. The paper updates and adds new data to the promise, made by Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, that in 2016

Oracle Cloud Unveils New HPC Offerings to Support Mission Critical Workloads

By CloudBuzz | November 12, 2018

Oracle Cloud Unveils New HPC Offering Oracle now provides a complete set of solutions for any high performance computing workload, built to offer the best performance at the lowest cost in the cloud Oracle today announced availability of new bare

Capgemini in Gartner Magic Quadrant

By CloudBuzz | November 9, 2018

Paris, November 9, 2018 – Capgemini, today announced that Capgemini (Prosodie) has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe for the fourth consecutive year. It was one of eight

Batteryless smart devices closer to reality

By CloudBuzz | November 8, 2018

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have taken a huge step towards making smart devices that do not use batteries or require charging. These battery-free objects, which feature an IP address for internet connectivity, are known as Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Alibaba’s on-demand online services unit valued at $30 billion: sources

By CloudBuzz | November 8, 2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Alibaba Group’s newly formed on-demand online services unit has rocketed in value to as much as $30 billion after raising $4 billion in fresh funds, people with knowledge of the situation told Reuters. Alibaba (BABA.N) combined