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businessinsider.com — A former Amazon Web Services engineer recently conducted an Ask-Me-Anything session on Reddit, and one of the more surprising things he said was just how much of a threat Google's cloud computing service is to Amazon. That's because Google's cloud is faster than Amazon's, he said.
businessinsider.com — Pivotal There's a major revolution going on right now in enterprise technology. Apps, devices, cloud computing, big data, networks, software are all being overhauled. There are lots of well-known people leading the charge like Cisco's CEO John Chambers, Salesforce.com's CEO Marc Benioff and Box's CEO Aaron Levie. But they aren't working alone.
businessinsider.com — had a good, good day. Its stock launched on Nasdaq, rising nearly 78% from the opening price of to over . Bruce Cleveland and Doug Pepper from venture capital firm InterWest Partners did particularly well. InterWest had a 33.3 percent stake that was worth $302 million pre-sale and now tallies up to more than $565 million, reports AllThingsD's Arik Hesseldahl.
businessinsider.com — Autonomy has seen its fair share of turmoil since HP acquired it in 2011, as several senior executives have left and rumors have swirled that HP is looking to sell the troubled unit or gut its staff with layoffs. But amid all this uncertainty, HP's remaining London-based Autonomy executives appear to have maintained their sense of humor.
businessinsider.com — At 's Sapphire conference in Orlando, Fla. Thursday, this guy showed up in the expo hall and people started freaking out. Which is understandable because an enterprise software conference is about the last place you'd expect to see U2 frontman Bono ( nee Paul Hewson) live and in the flesh.
businessinsider.com — As expected, Tableau Software is having a killer IPO. The stock was initially priced at $31 a share (a price raised twice yesterday) and investors gobbled it up. At one point this morning, it hit $50 a share. It's now trading just under ~$49, up ~60%.
businessinsider.com — BlackBerry This post is sponsored by BlackBerry®. Everyone's got a favorite smartphone. Recognizing that, companies are letting employees choose their own phones, rather than requiring everyone to use the same one. But when all your employees have different mobile devices, which they're using for both work and their personal lives, there needs to be a central way to manage corporate data and make sure it's protected.
businessinsider.com — When Steve Jobs unveiled Apple's first Intel-powered Macs at a January 2006 event in San Francisco, Intel CEO Paul Otellini made a dramatic entrance, emerging onstage from a cloud of smoke wearing a "bunny suit," the protective outfit workers wear in Intel's semiconductor fabrication plants.
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