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ISIL-Linked hacker arrested in Malaysia

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced that a hacker linked to ISIL has been arrested in Malaysia on a US Warrant. This is the second time this week that the...
OpenStack Liberty released

OpenStack celebrates Liberty

OpenStack Liberty is the 12th release of the open source movement's cloud platform. It will be interesting to see how many vendors rush to announce that they are implementing OpenStack Liberty immediately....
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SoftLayer customers get VMware option

IBM SoftLayer has announced at a major change to the way it works with VMware, solving a gap in its customer options. The deal is aimed at existing enterprise VMware clients who...
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Infor to re-invent Retail

Infor has announced its latest vertical industry application, Cloudsuite™ Retail, and has created a dedicated business unit to support and develop the platform for customers. However the new software will not...
FBI and DoJ takedown Bugat botnet and arrest administrator

DoJ announces Bugat botnet disabled

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced that it has arrested the administrator of the Bugat botnet and disabled the malware it was running. The malware known as Bugat, Cridex or...
Oracle wins $50m damages from Rimini Street

Can Rimini Street bounce back?

*****UPDATED with additional Rimini Street statement***** It was a court case 5 years in the making as Oracle finally won $50m in damages from Rimini Street and Seth Ravin. Oracle went after Rimini...
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Native SAP Cloud Analytics ?

SAP has finally launched its own Analytics Cloud based on SAP HANA, building on SAP Lumira it brings a wider range of functionality for businesses. The new solution will allow users to...
Logentries acquired by Rapid7 to extend its security intelligence offering

Rapid7 adds real-time machine data

Rapid7 has acquired Logentries to add real-time log management and analytics to its security solution. This move continues the trend among security vendors to acquire new capabilities to build out their platforms....
Adobe adds eSign to Adobe Document Cloud

Adobe DC gets digital signatures

Adobe has made two Adobe Document Cloud announcements. The first is the inclusion of digital signatures technology and the second is a deal with Dropbox to streamline workflow and adding digital...
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Salesforce Ventures offers $100m in Europe

Salesforce Ventures has announced a $100 million pot of money that will be made available to European Startups. Salesforce ventures is the venture capital arm of Salesforce, the cloud based customer...

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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
Dragonchain

Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
BanQu

BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
CloudBees

CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
Apache Kafka

Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
FLETA

FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...

Calculating number of workdays between two dates where weekends are not Saturday and Sunday

A recent tip of mine showed how to calculate the number of working days there are between two dates. Also where there are bank...
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VMware report says digital employee experience is linked with company growth

VMware Inc, shared results of a global survey of employees, human resources (HR) professionals, and information technology (IT) decision makers. The survey reviewed attitudes...