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Microsoft on Tuesday said it has submerged a self-sufficient experimental data center off the coast of the northernmost tip of Scotland. The underwater datacenter is part of Project Natick which the tech giant started developing in 2014 to save money on data center cooling facilities. Microsoft said it sank the supposedly energy efficient data center which could provide internet connectivity for years into the sea last Friday. It noted that the server is now online and performing several computing tasks which it did not specify. Micr...
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: ADBE) announced on Monday that it is taking over Magento Commerce, a market leader in e-commerce platform for $1.68 billion. The entire all-cash transaction will get over during the third quarter of Adobe’s 2018 fiscal. Mark Lavelle, CEO of Magento will then continue leading Magento team integrated with Adobe Experience Cloud business. Adding to this, the chief executive also stated that Adobe would buy back shares up to $8 billion by its fiscal year 2021. Adobe shares soared about one percent post...
To make our world fit in our palms, the smartphone manufacturers have developed ways and techniques for ages now. At present, we have everything in our phones, from a contact list, MS office, social media platform, online banking, online shopping, calculators, to weather forecasts and maps; everything, literally on our palms. For a past few we are also seeing Apple Inc.’s growing interest in the healthcare industry. Apple medical info is not limited to just tracking calories. Apple is expanding towards heart-rate calculator, speed tra...
Presently, various industries are becoming aware about the high electricity consumption and the adverse effects it has on the environment. Not only this, but such companies are also taking productive steps to look for ways to cut down the harmful factors. Same is the case with Amazon Web Services. Being an online retail giant, the company possesses a large number of data operating systems which are active all the time. Considering this, the Amazon offices consume a great quantity of electrical resources. Keeping this in mind, Amazon h...
Google on Monday announced that it has acquired Orbitera, a West Hollywood, CA-based startup that provides tools that software vendors can use to sell their cloud-based products to businesses. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed but reports state that the startup sold for just over $100 million. With competition in the cloud, the marketplace is heating up, the Mountain View, Calif.-based tech titan consistently trails behind Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. By taking over a company that specializes in buying and sel...
Samsung Electronics has announced that it will acquire Joyent, a San Francisco-based software and services company, as it looks to strengthen its position in mobile, IoT and software services. The acquisition will provide the company access to its own cloud platform, which previously had made it dependent on other vendors. It can now self-supply its massive demand for cloud services, while the U.S. based public and private cloud provider will operate as a standalone company, continuing to offer cloud infrastructure and software ser...
Samsung knows no bound, and it seems that the growth of the company is not planning to slow down anytime soon. Merely a day ago, Samsung shocked its biggest rival Apple by launching Samsung Pay in Australia, and now Samsung plans to acquire Joyent. It seems the all-rounder tech company wants to explore every niche possible in the universe. We wonder why the smartphone giant hasn’t started making spacecraft and rockets yet! Also Read: Samsung Wants to Wipe off Apple’s Existence from Every Market The South Korean behemoth has anno...
At present, almost every industrial sector is involved somehow with cloud business. The trend of industries embracing the cloud technologies is growing day by day. From heavy data of bigger firms to small factsheet of smaller firms, everything relies on the cloud platform. The industrial culture has evolved dramatically in last few years. Companies of various sizes, potential, and regions have started adopting certain technologies on a bigger scale. Say, IBM has collaborated with UMB on the cognitive computing platform for cybersecu...
The concept of the Internet of Things is certainly going to transform into something that is way beyond an annoying buzzword or mere a passing trend, whether you like it or not. Following in the direction of the likes of tech giant GE, industrial giant Bosch is launching its very own IoT cloud platform. Yes, you heard it right. Bosch will soon offer an Internet of Things based end-to-end environment in order to get your home communicating with several other appliances and devices inside. With the purpose for use on first 50 applic...
Spotify, one of the world’s most popular services for music streaming, will soon abandon in-house operated and owned data centers across the world and switch to Google Cloud services as the latest client of Google’s IT infrastructure. The popular music streaming app, which was founded in 2006, has hosted its streaming service until now via its data centers located in Stockholm, the United States, and the United Kingdom. As of now, the music streaming service purchases or leases majority of its space for data centers. Given its globa...