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Wipro is buying cloud consultant Appirio for $500M

Bangalore-based consulting firm Wipro is buying Appirio to catch up with Accenture and Deloitte in the cloud applications business.

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Meet your new streaming TV bundlers: Apple, Amazon, Roku, and Google

Why you won't need Comcast or Charter to wrangle all your online video services.

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Here's how Google is overhauling its cloud storage offerings

There are big changes afoot for Google Cloud Platform's storage offerings. On Thursday, the company announced a complete overhaul of the storage options available to customers, complete with new storage tiers and reduced pricing.


NFL without cable: A cord cutter’s guide for the 2016 season

Watching sports without a big cable TV bundle has gotten a lot easier in the last year; NFL games are no exception.


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How to watch the MLB playoffs and World Series without cable

Don't miss a postseason pitch, read our cord-cutter's guide to the 2016 MLB playoffs and the World Series.


Vudu starts streaming free, ad-supported 'Movies on Us'

Vudu is offering some free movies for streaming, but don't expect to find any recent releases. preview page

New Premium offers the '' email you've been pining for

If you've been longing for a custom email address and calendar you can share with a few like-minded friends, Premium is for you.

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Facebook's 100-gigabit switch design is out in the open

Facebook’s 100-gigabit switch design has been accepted by the Open Compute Project, a step that should help to foster an open ecosystem of hardware and software on high-speed networking gear.

Amazon wants your photos: Family Vault will be a pix-sharing perk for Prime users

Amazon's latest Prime perk lets the whole family pool their photos into a single, shared online storage space. And if you buy more stuff along the way, Amazon won't mind.


Cheap airfares: Google Flights helps you snag the best by predicting price changes

Cheap airfares: Everyone wants them, and Google Flights will help by telling you when prices are expected to go up—or down.

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Google News battles era of spin with fact check label

Google News is cutting through noise and spin with a new "Fact Check" tag.


3 great cloud managers for keeping track of all your files

These powerful services let you search, sync, and transfer files between all your cloud drives.

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The VMware-AWS deal could drive more companies into the cloud

The cloud partnership AWS and VMware announced Thursday makes Amazon's public cloud even more attractive for enterprises by letting them take the popular virtualization platform with them.

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Azure roundup: FPGAs, new VMs and fresh Europe regions

Microsoft's big Ignite conference for IT pros wrapped up at the end of September, and that means the company dumped a ton of new cloud capabilities to attract people to Azure. Here's the run-down on all the major news you need to know about.

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Twitter tests replacing Moments with a more useful Explore tab

Twitter's Moments tab may go away if the new Explore tab proves more useful.