New Actions Come to Google Assistant, but Where Are Amazon Alexa and GA Headed?

In many ways Google Assistant is far superior to Amazon Alexa. Although both are essentially AI-based smart voice assistants, each has a specific strength. For example, Assistant has the support of...
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Edge Computing Just Got Another Serious Player with Amazon’s AWS Greengrass

The cloud computing war has always been an intense one, but despite multiple players in the field, Amazon is a dominant force in the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market, and Microsoft is the...
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Toyota and NTT to Collaborate on 5G-enabled Autonomous Vehicle Technology

In a first-of-its-kind partnership between a major Japanese automotive giant and a telecom giant, Toyota Motor and Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) have agreed to collaborate on 5G technology to be...
Microsoft launches Microsoft Azure IP Advantage program for eligible Azure users

Microsoft Offers Unique IP Protection Program for Microsoft Azure Customers

This week, Microsoft became the first tech company to offer uncapped indemnification coverage to its Microsoft Azure cloud customers. As the cloud computing industry keeps adding billions of dollars in business...
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Comcast and IBM Cloud Offer High-speed Private Connectivity for Businesses

Comcast Business announced yesterday that its customers can receive an up-to 10Gbps private network connection to IBM's Cloud for public, private, or hybrid cloud deployments. Businesses around the world need to rely...
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Mother’s Day Special: Amazon Echo Now Price-cut to $149.99 Ahead of Echo Knight Reveal

Amazon Echo is now available at a newly discounted price of $149.99. After the major refurbished Echo smart speaker sale that started last week (see link at the bottom of this...
Office 365 safe links for office online products

Office 365 Gets Outlook ATP Safe Links Feature to Secure Office Online Products

Earlier this week Microsoft announced that it will extend the Safe Links feature that's currently on Outlook and part of Advanced Threat Protection to its Office online products: Word, Excel and...
Is Microsoft Azure as big as Amazon AWS?

Why is Microsoft Still Offering a “Price Match Promise” for Azure instead of Leading...

Azure, Microsoft's Infrastructure as a Service offering, has been growing fast. Growth has been so fast, in fact, that it has been clocking near-triple-digit speeds for the past two years. If...
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How Microsoft is Forcing the Cloud Computing Industry to Take a New Direction

If you have been following the cloud computing industry, you are already aware of the fierce competition that exists in the space. Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM and Oracle - five companies...
Evernote has moved 3PB of data to Google Cloud Platform

How Evernote Moved 3 Petabytes of Data to Google Cloud Platform in 70 Days

Evernote, the cross-platform workplace app, has found a new home in Google Cloud Platform. Evernote announced last September that they had decided to move to a public cloud; and, after an...