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alibabaDivvyCloud provides insight into the cloud computing world

DivvyCloud, a cloud security and compliance company, is expanding to support Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group. More businesses are shifting to the cloud globally, DivvyCloud’s software will help customers achieve continuous security governance in Alibaba Cloud. …

cloud computingThe Future of Work: Meeting the demands of digital – C2 Montreal

C2 Montreal has a workshop on “the Future of Work: Meeting the Demands of Digital”. The Workshop is with Box.com. Ian Phillipot, VP Box Canada David Majetic There were several exercises to start. 1. One person creating an object with …

chinaAlibaba hits 61% revenue growth and expects to continue 60% growth through 2019

Alibaba’s 2018 first-quarter revenue grew 61 percent to 61.9 billion yuan ($9.73 billion) from a year earlier, beating analyst estimates of a 53 percent increase. The results mark two years of continuous quarterly revenue growth above 50 percent for Alibaba, …

cloud computingAlibaba launches 11 qubit quantum computer with cloud computing access

Alibaba opened up access to an 11-qubit system on its computer cloud. IBM has a 20 qubit quantum computer available on its cloud. Users can now access the superconducting quantum computing cloud through Alibaba Cloud’s quantum computing cloud platform to …

amazonInterview with Marty Puranik, CEO of Atlantic.Net, on the Google and SalesForce cloud deal

Salesforce and Google have struck a broad partnership, that pairs their corporate software and cloud-computing services. The new deal ties key, complementary services in marketing analytics and cloud-computing. Salesforce clients that don’t currently use G-Suite, Google’s package of workplace software, …

chinaAlibaba, Tencent and China’s fast growing ecommerce economy

Alibaba is now up 89% on the year and valued at $424 billion. Tencent is up 74% and valued at $469 billion. Alibaba’s “China commerce retail” revenue, which covers its giant Taobao and Tmall marketplaces and still accounts for 73% …

big dataGeneral Fusion will work with Microsoft to mine and analyze 100 terabytes of experimental data

Canada nuclear fusion energy startup General Fusion is working with Microsoft to analyse its fusion energy experimental results using cloud-based big data techniques. General Fusion will work with Microsoft’s Developer Experience Team to build a new, cutting-edge computational platform that …

artificial intelligenceChina to get first 4 Su-35 Fighter Jets from Russia in 2016 and they will reverse engineer the AL-117S engine

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Air Force (PLAAF) is slated to receive the first four out of 24 Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 multirole fighter jets, the governor of Khabarovsk Krai, a federal subject located in the Russian Far East, said in a …

cloud computingNASA and DARPA working towards quiet supersonic planes with XPlanes

The return of supersonic passenger travel is one step closer to reality with NASA’s award of a contract for the preliminary design of a low boom flight demonstrator aircraft. This is the first in a series of X-planes in NASA’s …

artificial intelligenceJuno successfully executed 36 orbital flybys of Jupiter today

NASA’s Juno mission successfully executed its first of 36 orbital flybys of Jupiter today. The time of closest approach with the gas-giant world was 6:44 a.m. PDT (9:44 a.m. EDT, 13:44 UTC) when Juno passed about 2,600 miles (4,200 kilometers) …