After an eventful six years at the helm of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Meg Whitman is finally leaving her position as CEO. Whitman’s successor is already lined up, with the company notifying the world in a statement that Antonio Neri, President of HPE, will be ascending to the Chief Executive rank. While set to step down from the role as of the 1st of February 2018, the company has confirmed that Whitman will remain on the company’s board.
The good thing about the cloud industry is that companies like Microsoft and Amazon Web Services are constantly looking to be better than the other. Of course they don’t see it like that, it’s all about giving the customer what they want, better serving them and so on. But the competitive nature of the companies, the desire to stay at the top or to reach the top, means that there’s a constantly advancing industry.
We are all used to news of data breaches and the reputational apocalypse that follows, but this one stands out head and shoulders above the rest. Uber has been found trying to cover its tracks by paying hackers to delete 57 million sets of customer and driver data stolen in 2016. Among the stolen data were email addresses, names and mobile phone numbers, while 600,000 sets of license details of Uber drivers were also in the mix.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".