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Microsoft’s cloud business is growing almost twice as fast as Amazon’s

Microsoft’s cloud business is growing almost twice as fast as Amazon’s

Technology
Amazon still owns the cloud. However, the moneymaking machines at the core of Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet, the parent company of Google, are notably different. But the respective kings of online retailing, software and internet search should all credit a relatively new line of business for lifting their financial results. The three tech giants said cloud computing — through which they rent computing services and online access to software hosted in their data centers — was growing faster than their larger, older businesses. Amazon Web Services is the clear leader and the only one of the three companies that provide a clean number for its cloud infrastructure business. Amazon said AWS revenue surged 43 percent in the quarter to $3.66 billion. Multiply that by four, and you get an
LinkedIn Gains 100 million Users In 18 Months

LinkedIn Gains 100 million Users In 18 Months

social media, Technology
LinkedIn is one of the older social media platforms surving changes in technology, a tough demographic and a number of challenges along the way. They stand today as a public company going stronger than ever with a firm grip business proffesional social networking market. On October of 2015, they announced that they had surpassed the 400 million active user mark and after that, the company went silent about its active user mark, until now. The Microsoft owned company has now revealed that they have ‘crossed an important and exciting milestone’ which is they have finally crossed the 500 million active users mark. It has taken them 18 months to reach this crucial milestone unlike other apps like Messenger which gain hundreds of millions of users in like 4 months. According to the com
Wireless Headphones Could Be Spying on You

Wireless Headphones Could Be Spying on You

Cyber Security
Malicious cybercriminals aren’t the only ones who want access to your company data. There’s another threat lurking right around the corner: companies. Some of the tech devices from different companies you own could be spying on you and tracking every move you make. Audio giant Bose has been spying on customers who use its wireless headphones by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, a lawsuit charged. Bose, in turn, has been violating customers’ privacy rights by selling their info without permission, according to the federal suit filed Tuesday in Chicago. The complaint filed by Kyle Zak seeks an injunction to stop Bose’s “wholesale disregard” for the privacy of customers who download its free Bose Connect app from Apple or Google Play stores to the
Global telecommunications company Gains New Ground to Create New Routes for Internet Traffic

Global telecommunications company Gains New Ground to Create New Routes for Internet Traffic

Internet
The Angola Cables, has announced the finalization of a marine survey for the South Atlantic Cable System  as one of their mandate in creating new routes for the global telecommunication sector. The company has announced that cable loading is underway. SACS’s internet infrastructure is based on 40 Tbps cable that stretches in the ocean on a total length of 6165 km. The cable has four fibre pairs that connects Africa and America through Angola and Brazil. Each of the four fibres can transmit 100 wavelengths with a maximum bandwidth of 100Gbit/s. WACS, which is responsible for the provision of carrier-level services to operators in Angola and other Sub-Saharan countries is primarily managed by Angola Cables and other 11 members. Its cable system covers a distance of 14,530 km from Yzerfont
Cloud Hosting is gaining popularity in most companies

Cloud Hosting is gaining popularity in most companies

Technology
Cloud  technology is here to stay and it is the future technology.For most firms, web hosting is the core of the business. The wrong kind of hosting or an unreliable host will mean less people will be able to see the firm's site. With so many different requirements from different types of sites, you would think that different types of hosting would be appropriate in different cases. The advent of cloud Hosting has meant that in almost all situations, regardless of a site’s complexity, traffic or scale, cloud computing is the best and also most cost effective option. Some reports claim that nearly 90% of organizations have moved their data to the cloud and many are willing to invest in the solution. There are a lot more benefits of cloud solution for enterprises. Here is why. Runs on exi