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Ronald van Loon

How to Monetize the Sports Digital Transformation

By Ronald van Loon | June 18, 2019

Sports Digital Transformation The sports digital transformation is upon us, and the world of sports is about to be disrupted through the technology at play. In the words of the most decorated Olympian to step on the podium: “You can’t

Cisco News

Cisco and IBM Cloud Announce Hybrid Cloud Partnership

By Cisco | June 18, 2019

In the current day journey towards application modernization, enterprises have a growing need to not only bring together the agility of newer microservice architectures and application development platforms like Kubernetes, but also align those capabilities with their existing middle-ware, databases,

ZDnet

Apple’s Tim Cook: Silicon Valley has created privacy-violating ‘chaos factory’

By CloudBuzz | June 17, 2019

Big tech companies are failing to take responsibility for the chaos that their innovations have created, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook…

Nvidia News

NVIDIA Builds Supercomputer to Develop Self-Driving Cars

By NVIDIA | June 17, 2019

In a clear demonstration of why AI leadership demands the best compute capabilities, NVIDIA today unveiled the world’s 22nd fastest supercomputer — DGX SuperPOD — which provides AI infrastructure that meets the massive demands of the company’s autonomous-vehicle deployment program.

Oracle News

New Oracle Exadata Builds in Machine Learning Advances, Supercharges Performance, Improves Cost Effectiveness

By Oracle | June 12, 2019

New Oracle Exadata Builds in Machine Learning Advances, Supercharges Performance, Improves Cost Effectiveness Exadata powers Oracle Autonomous Database, Oracle Cloud Applications, and most of the world’s leading banks, telecoms, retailers, and manufacturers The new Oracle Exadata Database Machine X8, available today,

Wave to be acquired by H&R Block for $537 million

By CloudBuzz | June 11, 2019

Toronto accounting software firm Wave Financial Inc. has been purchased by tax services giant H&R Block, Inc. for US$405 million ($537 million). It’s the latest in a string of “exits” – takeovers or IPOs – of venture-backed Canadian firms this

Reuters news

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes

By Reuters | June 11, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department’s antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department’s antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the companies raised

Quartz

The CBP Breach Was Inevitable

By CloudBuzz | June 11, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Monday afternoon that hackers stole an undisclosed number of license-plate images and travelers’ ID photos from a subcontractor. Privacy and security activists have long argued that as law enforcement vacuums up more data without legal limits,

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Amazon launches a credit card for the ‘underbanked’ with bad credit

By CloudBuzz | June 10, 2019

Amazon is finding a way to get its rewards credit card in the hands of more people. The e-commerce giant partnered with publicly traded bank Synchrony Financial to launch “Amazon Credit Builder” — a program that lends to shoppers with no credit history

Teradata

Why Hadoop Failed and Where We Go from Here

By CloudBuzz | June 9, 2019

With Cloudera losing 42% market cap and MapR signaling they are about to close shop, this week left little doubt that Hadoop is on the way out. So, what happened? And where do we as an industry go from here? I was first exposed

huawei

Europe’s 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: telcos

By Reuters | June 7, 2019

PARIS (Reuters) – A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry

IBM News

What is a data catalog and why you need one?

By IBM Big Data | June 6, 2019

A data catalog organizes your information assets and empowers data citizens with business-ready data. Here’s a common scenario: Alex is working on a data analytics project for her retail company to better understand success of shoe sales versus jewelry and