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Angus Loten

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Business and Technology Reporter — The Wall Street Journal

Business and technology reporter at the Wall Street Journal.

Digital Firms Are Changing Rules of Management: Analyst — ORLANDO, Fla. - As Inc. moves further into the shipping industry, traditional shippers may have reason to fear a giant, tech-savvy competitor with deep roots in a new digital-driven marketplace. But rather than try to compete with Amazon by using legacy management practices, these companies have another option, according to Gartner Inc.

Definition of the Cloud Remains Hazy — ORLANDO, Fla. - As cloud computing enters its second decade in the IT market, one of the biggest headaches for chief information officers shopping for cloud providers hasn't changed: Are they really selling cloud services or something else? "In many ways we're nowhere nearer understanding what cloud is," Gartner Inc.

Cloud Security Fears Persist — ORLANDO, Fla. - As companies shift more workloads into the cloud, fears persist that storing business data off-site is less secure than keeping it in an in-house data center - despite evidence to the contrary, says Gartner Inc. research director Steve Riley. For proof, look no further than data-center encryption, he says.

Cisco CTO and Cloud Exec Exits — Cisco Systems Inc.'s chief technology officer, one of its top cloud executives, is leaving the network giant at the end of the month, amid a broader corporate restructuring, the company said. Zorawar Biri Singh, who became CTO last year, is leaving as a result of an "updated alignment" of its engineering teams, the company said [...]

Samsung Recall Raises Supply Chain Questions — By ceasing production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, Samsung is raising questions about the ability of companies to manage quality control in giant complex networks of suppliers - at a time when products are being built and upgraded more swiftly.

Samsung Recall Puts Supply-Chain Oversight in Spotlight — Samsung Electronic Co.'s botched recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is putting a spotlight on supply-chain oversight and raising questions about the ability of today's technology and management tools to help companies maintain quality control in giant complex networks of suppliers.

IT Hiring Down in September — Amid modest job growth across the U.S. economy, the number of information-technology jobs declined last month, following gains in August, according to separate analyses of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. U.S. employers across all industries shed 142,000 IT jobs in September, according to CompTIA, an IT industry trade group.

AT&T Strikes Cloud Partnerships With AWS, IBM — AT&T Inc. this week announced separate partnerships with Inc. and International Business Machines Corp., seeking to strengthen its role as a gateway to the cloud for enterprises. The deals come amid a flurry of partnerships, alliances and consolidation in the cloud-computing market, which is expected to extend into the new year as cloud vendors [...]

Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending Up — Global spending by enterprises and cloud providers on hardware infrastructure for cloud computing is growing faster than outlays on traditional enterprise IT infrastructure, as companies shift more digital workloads off-premise, according to research firm International Data Corp. IDC expects spending on cloud IT infrastructure to pull even with tradition IT infrastructure spending within the next [...]

Cloud Sales Are Booming: So Why Are Adoption Rates Down? — As businesses shift more workloads to the cloud, a strange thing is happening to enterprise cloud adoption rates: They're going down. That may be because chief information officers, and other corporate IT managers, are becoming more savvy about what is - and what is not - cloud computing, according to IT industry trade group CompTIA.
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Oct 18, 2016

Google Cloud SVP Diane Geeene: over 2 million paid users of G Suite. #GartnerSYM

Oct 18, 2016

Google Cloud momentum in past year: 339 product releases, 10X storage growth, 4X compute growth, 25X container growth. #GartnerSYM

Oct 18, 2016

Google Cloud SVP Diane Greene: "Google is very much committed to the enterprise" #GartnerSYM

Oct 18, 2016

Google SVP Diane Greene: Why cloud? Cost savings, security, and because digitization brings whole new ways of doing things. #GartnerSYM

Oct 18, 2016

Google SVP Diane Greene: Third wave of Google Cloud will bring more automation, smart data and easy-to-build apps. #GartnerSYM

Oct 18, 2016

Google Cloud SVP Diane Greene: Google currently more than 1 billion cloud users, as many as gmail or YouTube. #GartnerSYM

Oct 18, 2016

Satya Nadella's to CIOs: "Be bold and be right. If you're not bold, you have no future; if you're not right, you're dead." #GartnerSYM

Oct 18, 2016

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: "Cortana's superpower is going to be all around productivity" via augmented AI. #GartnerSYM

Oct 18, 2016

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: "AI is going to be infused in everything." #GartnerSYM

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