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VMware update strives to place virtual desktops in modern context

VMware announced a series of updates to its virtual desktop (VDI) line today at VMworld in Las Vegas. The announcement attempts to set the virtual desktop in a more modern context, by offering customers a range of options in the cloud, on-prem or hybrid. What’s more, it’s trying to reduce the cost by partnering with a variety of hardware vendors from HP to Dell and even the… Read More

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What Salesforce’s acquisition of Quip means for enterprise software startups

A new player has entered the enterprise productivity race. For decades, Microsoft reigned as the market leader in enterprise productivity — until Google pushed into the space with Google Apps. Now, with the acquisition of Quip, Salesforce is joining Microsoft and Google in the race. Read More

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Growing up in the intelligence era

IT is shifting from the SaaS workflow applications that characterized the cloud computing era to those that help customers make decisions: the intelligence era. The source of competitive advantage is shifting from code to unique data + self-learning code. This brings a change in the expectations of investors. Here we review the requirements of enterprise software investors in the intelligence era. Read More

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Facebook’s Terragraph and ARIES antennas bring Internet to underserved areas – TechCrunch


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Facebook's Terragraph and ARIES antennas bring Internet to underserved areas
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Probably the most impressive of Facebook's connectivity projects is its solar-powered Aquila drone for enabling Internet access in remote areas. But while the technology behind Aquila is impressive, more traditional terrestrial connectivity systems are ...
Facebook's Massive New Antennas Can Beam Internet for MilesWIRED
Facebook takes on global Internet bottlenecksCNET
Facebook debuts terrestrial tech to deliver InternetUSA TODAY
The Verge -VentureBeat -Inverse -Engadget
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Review Roundup – 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus gets high marks at high speeds – Modern Readers


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Review Roundup – 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus gets high marks at high speeds
Modern Readers
Several media outlets were able to test the 2017 Audi R8 recently, and the verdict seems very positive, particularly for the high-powered V10 Plus variant. Although the standard V10 engine that powers the R8 is already impressive on its own, the V10 ...
2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review: Hot Lap at DaytonaMotor Trend
2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus: Lap Daytona with a 360-degree viewChristian Science Monitor
Testing Audi's New $200000 R8 Supercar on the Track at DaytonaBloomberg

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