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Google hires VMware co-founder as cloud chief, aiming for enterprise adoption

VMware co-founder Diane Greene will oversee all of Google's cloud businesses, including its Cloud Platform and Apps productivity suite, the company announced Thursday.

Windows Server 2016's latest beta brings first look at Microsoft's new containers

Microsoft launched the fourth technical preview for the next version of Windows Server on Thursday, giving the public access to its new Hyper-V containers.

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Red Hat delivers more container love in its latest Linux update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 is now generally available, with new additions focusing on containers, security, networking and system administration.

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Intel's crazy fast Optane memory and storage will hit enthusiast PCs first

Enthusiast desktops will be the first to get Intel's new class of Optane products, which could bring much faster SSDs and memory to PCs.


Uber’s Business Profiles make it easier to expense a ride

Uber's new Business Profiles let users pay with a separate credit card and generate expense reports.

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Facebook building a 100-gigabit switch to keep up with video, VR traffic

Facebook is more than doubling the speed of its Wedge open-source network switch, which is good news both for Facebook users and for anyone who may want to build a 100-gigabit switch.

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Intel envisions smarter autonomous cars with Altera FPGAs

Intel said FPGAs could be used in autonomous cars and IoT devices.

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Google Play Services 8.4 update details family groups, app invites, and other new tweaks

We're finally close to a launch for Google's take on sharing Play Store content with family members.

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Here's what Marshmallow brings to Android Wear

The latest APIs bring Marshmallow's new permissions model, optimizations for round and square watches, and new wrist gestures.

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LG unveils its new 'G Pay' mobile payment platform

The service could do well in Korea where LG has large market share, but it will be an uphill battle against Google and Samsung in the U.S.


Sprint’s compelling new promo: Switch from another carrier, cut your bill in half

Switch to Sprint from another major carrier, and it'll cut your bill in half for two years.

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Google Play will soon warn you when apps have ads

If you're wondering whether that free app you've had your eye on has ads, you'll soon be able to tell at a glance.

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate PC review impressions: This gorgeous, mostly smooth game is no Unity

Wherein we try to answer one simple question: Does it work better than Assassin's Creed Unity?

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Microsoft pulls Windows support from Intel's Galileo boards for makers

Microsoft is pulling support for Windows 10 from Intel's Galileo board, saying the computer does not meet minimum hardware requirements.

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Intel's first processor with performance-boosting FPGA to ship early next year

Intel will ship its first Xeon server chip with a programmable FPGA from Altera in the first quarter next year, some 18 months after announcing work on the product.