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Jelastic Yoda 4.9.5: Improved User Experience with Solid Platform

Today we announced a launch of our new product version named Jelastic Yoda 4.9.5. The release is targeted on polishing of the already available features and fixing the bugs reported by customers. “During the previous year we launched eight releases adding new functionality to the Jelastic platform. So that was important...

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CloudMASTER® Pays Well In The US Great Northwest

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:39



The City of Beaverton is located seven miles west of Portland, Oregon, in the Tualatin River Valley, It encompasses 19.6 square miles, and is home to more than 95,000 residents. The city is Oregon’s sixth largest and the second-largest incorporated city in Washington County. Located in the heart of Oregon’s “Silicon Forest”, it is also home to many of the world’s top companies such as Nike, IBM and Tektronix, and Micro Power Electronics. Beaverton is also where Carver Technology Consulting LLC (Carver TC) is making a name for itself in cloud computing.

Over the past few years, CarverTC staff have increased their knowledge and experience with cloud services as more and more development projects involved cloud development, deployment, and integration. Simultaneously, they began providing support to its clients on planning and implementation of cloud software. In 2016 this was formalized when Logical Operations approached them with an opportunity to prepare students for the NCTA CloudMASTER® certification.

From their point of view, CloudMASTER® delivered in three critical industry areas:

  • The curriculum covers all of the critical security skills need to design and build secure cloud computing infrastructures;
  • Graduates are well educated about the variety of compliance issues surrounding moving data to the cloud; and
  • There is strong evidence to support an expectation that holding a CloudMASTER® certification can lead to a fairly large salary!
Their research shows that:

  • Cloud technologist that understand how to evaluate, select and implement cloud services, including Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions, and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions can earn from $57,000-$119,000;



  •  Cloud operations specialists that understand how to evaluate, deploy, administer and optimize Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions for the best Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Return on Investment (ROI) can earn from $60,000-$133,000; and


  • Cloud computing architects that understand cloud solution features, capabilities, and components offered by cloud provides at a deep level so as to design cloud and hybrid solutions for application deployment and infrastructure scenarios can earn from $72,000-$151,000.



If this opportunity is right for you, check out the CarverTC training schedule and sign-up for a certification course. If the Great Northwest close, please visit the NCTA CloudMASTER® registration page and we will help you find a more convenient option.


This content is being syndicated through multiple channels. The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not represent the views of GovCloud Network, GovCloud Network Partners or any other corporation or organization.




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The 20 speakers in this jacket turn you into music - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 06:03
The jacket was recently demoed in Japan but, sadly, it's not yet known if it'll be available for public purchase.
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How the NFL's Aaron Rodgers became a meme superstar - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 05:25
The Green Bay Packers quarterback became a meme king after his team's comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys.
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Astronaut Gene Cernan, last man on moon, dies at 82 - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 02:20
Cernan made significant contributions to the US space program, going into space three times during his career at NASA.
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Say Hello to NuoDB 2.6, the Elastic SQL Database

The NuoDB Blog - Cloud Database - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 01:59
Jan 16 2017Jeff Boehm

NuoDB 2.6 introduction bannerHere at NuoDB we’ve had a lot of success with software companies looking to deliver cloud applications. When we talk to some of the industry analysts, they often assume that most of our customers are looking to build new applications for the cloud.  It’s certainly true that we have a fair number of those customers. But in fact quite a lot of our customers - maybe even the majority - are taking successful on-premises applications and turning them into SaaS solutions.

Regardless of which camp they fall into, these cloud apps have a number of things in common:

  • Customers that expect the application to be available any time they want
  • Steady - and sometimes unpredictable or skyrocketing - user growth
  • A profitability model based on subscriptions rather than perpetual licenses

So it’s no wonder that we constantly get companies coming to us looking for an elastically scalable, cost-efficient operational database resilient to failures at all levels.

We’ve been proud of our ability to continually grow and evolve the product to meet customer needs, and today, we’re excited to announce the release of NuoDB 2.6, which significantly improves our ability to address each of the three areas above.

With expanded certification for our native active-active capabilities, NuoDB 2.6 makes it even easier to scale a single, logical database across multiple availability zones. That means you optimize hardware utilization while eliminating downtime due to failures or outages. Your customers get a more available and responsive application, and you get to save money by eliminating the complexity and cost of add-on software and dormant infrastructure devoted to disaster recovery.

NuoDB 2.6 also brings with it new table partitioning capabilities and the concept of storage groups. Together, these capabilities significantly increase application performance and scaling capabilities while offering cost savings through data aging and the ability to use lower-cost storage for targeted data in the database.

Finally, for those customers that are porting their on-premises applications to NuoDB, we’ve further improved our SQL compatibility - particularly for current Microsoft SQL Server customers - making it even easier to migrate applications from an existing database to NuoDB.

You can read more details on all of these in our press release or the TechBlog series that will go into each of these features in depth.

Leave your thoughts below to tell us what you think about our new release, but in the meantime, I’ll close with a quote from our customer Movemedical to give you a sense for why we’re so excited about this release:

“The medical companies and hospitals that use our cloud application need it to be always available and extremely responsive. Unlike our previous database, adding more capacity in NuoDB - whether it’s within a single instance or across our globally distributed data centers - is extremely fast and simple. Using NuoDB has enabled us to maintain our SQL interface and preserve ACID compliance, while achieving the elastic scale and continuous availability we need.”

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Patriots' Belichick says he doesn't care about 'SnapFace' and 'InstantChat' - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 01:51
Commentary: In comments after a Facebook Live video reveals the Pittsburgh Steelers coach deriding his team, Bill Belichick says all that newfangled tech doesn't interest him.
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Shark switches to asexual reproduction, gives male-less birth - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 01:31
The leopard shark is the first known to produce pups asexually after previously reproducing with a mate.
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Giant gravity wave spotted on Venus - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 01:31
The wave in Venus' atmosphere could be the biggest seen in the solar system.
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Comeback kids: Nokia goes low while BlackBerry aims high -- for now - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 20:44
Ten years ago, Nokia and BlackBerry were the hottest names in phones. Now, both are struggling to live another year.
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Ready-to-Run Solutions: Open Source Software in AWS Marketplace

Amazon Web Services Blog - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 19:53

There are lot’s of exciting things going on in the AWS Marketplace. Here to tell you more about open source software in the marketplace are Matthew Freeman and Luis Daniel Soto.

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According to industry research, enterprise use of open source software (OSS) is on the rise. More and more corporate-based developers are asking to use available OSS libraries as part of ongoing development efforts at work. These individuals may be using OSS in their own projects (i.e. evenings and weekends), and naturally want to bring to work the tools and techniques that help them elsewhere.

Consequently, development organizations in all sectors are examining the case for using open source software for applications within their own IT infrastructures as well as in the software they sell. In this Overview, we’ll show you why obtaining your open source software through AWS makes sense from a development and fiscal perspective.

Open Source Development Process
Because open source software is generally developed in independent communities of participants, acquiring and managing software versions is usually done through online code repositories. With code coming from disparate sources, it can be challenging to get the code libraries and development tools to work well together. But AWS Marketplace lets you skip this process and directly launch EC2 instances with the OSS you want. AWS Marketplace also has distributions of Linux that you can use as the foundation for your OSS solution.

Preconfigured Stacks Give You an Advantage
While we may take this 1-Click launch ability for granted with commercial software, for OSS, having preconfigured AMIs is a huge advantage. AWS Marketplace gives software companies that produce combinations or “stacks” of the most popular open source software a location from which these stacks can be launched into the AWS cloud. Companies such as TurnKey and Bitnami use their OSS experts to configure and optimize these code stacks so that the software works well together. These companies stay current with new releases of the OSS, and update their stacks accordingly as soon as new versions are available. Some of these companies also offer cloud hosting infrastructures as a paid service to make it even easier to launch and manage cloud-based servers.

As an example, one of the most popular combinations of open source software is the LAMP stack, which consists of a Linux distribution, Apache Web Server, a MySQL database, and the PHP programming library. You can select a generic LAMP stack based on the Linux distribution you prefer, then install your favorite development tools and libraries.

You would then add to it any adjustments to the underlying software that you need or want to make for your application to run as expected. For example, you may want to change the memory allocations for the application, or change the maximum file upload size in the PHP settings.

You could select an OSS application stack that contains the LAMP elements plus a single application such as WordPress, Moodle, or Joomla!®. These stacks would be configured by the vendor with optimal settings for that individual application so that it runs smoothly, with sufficient memory and disk allocations based on the application requirements. This is where stack vendors excel in providing added value to the basic software provisioning.

You might instead choose a generic LAMP stack because you need to combine multiple applications on a single server that use common components. For example, WordPress has plugins that allow it to interoperate with Moodle directly. Both applications use Apache Web Server, PHP, and MySQL. You save time by starting with the LAMP stack, and configuring the components individually as needed for WordPress and Moodle to work well together.

These are just 2 real-world examples of how you could use a preconfigured solution from AWS Marketplace and adapt it to your own needs.

OSS in AWS Marketplace
AWS Marketplace is one of the largest sites for obtaining and deploying OSS tools, applications, and servers. Here are some of the other categories in which OSS is available.

  • Application Development and Test Tools. You can find on AWS Marketplace solutions and CloudFormation templates for EC2 servers configured with application frameworks such as Zend, ColdFusion, Ruby on Rails, and Node.js. You’ll also find popular OSS choices for development and testing tools, supporting agile software development with key product such as Jenkins for test automation, Bugzilla for issue tracking, Subversion for source code management and configuration management tools. Learn more »
  • Infrastructure Software. The successful maintenance and protection of your network is critical to your business success. OSS libraries such as OpenLDAP and OpenVPN make it possible to launch a cloud infrastructure to accompany or entirely replace an on-premises network. From offerings dedicated to handling networking and security processing to security-hardened individual servers, AWS Marketplace has numerous security solutions available to assist you in meeting the security requirements for different workloads. Learn more »
  • Database and Business Intelligence. Including OSS database, data management and open data catalog solutions. Business Intelligence and advanced analytics software can help you make sense of the data coming from transactional systems, sensors, cell phones, and a whole range of Internet-connected devices. Learn more »
  • Business Software. Availability, agility, and flexibility are key to running business applications in the cloud. Companies of all sizes want to simplify infrastructure management, deploy more quickly, lower cost, and increase revenue. Business Software running on Linux provides these key metrics. Learn more »
  • Operating Systems. AWS Marketplace has a wide variety of operating systems from FreeBSD, minimal and security hardened Linux installations to specialized distributions for security and scientific work. Learn more »

How to Get Started with OSS on AWS Marketplace
Begin by identifying the combination of software you want, and enter keywords in the Search box at the top of the AWS Marketplace home screen to find suitable offerings.

Or if you want to browse by category, just click “Shop All Categories” and select from the list.

Once you’ve made your initial search or selection, there are nearly a dozen ways to filter the results until the best candidates remain. For example, you can select your preferred Linux distribution by expanding the All Linux filter to help you find the solutions that run on that distribution. You can also filter for Free Trials, Software Pricing Plans, EC2 Instance Types, AWS Region, Average Rating, and so on.

Click on the title of the listing to see the details of that offering, including pricing, regions, product support, and links to the seller’s website. When you’ve made your selections, and you’re ready to launch the instance, click Continue, and log into your account.

Because you log in, AWS Marketplace can detect the presence of existing security groups, key pairs, and VPC settings. Make adjustments on the Launch on EC2 page, then click Accept Software Terms & Launch with 1-Click, and your instance will launch immediately.

If you prefer you can do a Manual Launch using the AWS Console with the selection you’ve made, or start the instance using the API or command line interface (CLI). Either way, your EC2 instance is up and running within minutes.

Flexibility with Pay-As-You-Go Pricing
You pay Amazon EC2 usage costs plus per hour (or per month or annual) and, if applicable, commercial open source software fees directly through your AWS account. As a result, using AWS Marketplace is one of the fastest and easiest ways to get your OSS software up and running.

Visit http://aws.amazon.com/mp/oss to learn more about open source software on AWS Marketplace.

Matthew Freeman, Category Development Lead, AWS Marketplace
Luis Daniel Soto, Sr. Category GTM Leader, AWS Marketplace

Categories: Companies

Google's doodle highlights MLK's message of unity - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 19:04
Doodle honors the slain civil rights leader on national holiday observing his birthday.
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Digital experience and white glove customer service at Brooks Brothers

CloudAve - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 19:01

 

The Brooks Brothers clothing brand is an iconic name in American business. Founded in 1818, the company has outfitted 39 US presidents and prides itself on offering white glove service to its customers.

How does a 200-year old brand translate and deliver high-end service in the digital age, especially when in a price-sensitive consumer environment?

To explore this question, we invited Brooks Brothers Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Sahal Laher, to be my guest on episode 200 of the CXOTALK series of conversations with innovators shaping the world.

The short video above was taken from a lengthy, in-depth discussion that you can watch on the CXOTALK site.

As CIO, Laher is responsible for implementing technology that enables a high-touch, seamless customer experience extending across all channels including brick-and-mortar stores, e-commerce, and mobile.

During our conversation, Laher emphasized three primary goals:

  • Deliver a consistent customer experience across all of Brooks Brothers sales channels
  • Make the customer experience simple and easy
  • Understand every Brooks Brothers customer and personalize the consumer experience to their specific needs

In the video embedded above, Laher explains the technologies and business goals that underlie Brooks Brothers ability to achieve these customer experience goals. He describes how the company put in place a strong “digital core,” which is now central to creating a 360-degree view of the customer.

Here is a transcript of the short video embedded at the top of this post.

200 years of white glove service

Michael Krigsman: White glove service as you described it, has been a centerpiece of Brook Brothers approach for 200 years. It sounds like what you’re doing is translating that into a multi-channel, or omnichannel, approach.

Sahal Laher:

That’s exactly right. I think that manifests itself in many different ways.

It requires that we have a consistent customer experience across channels, and that doesn’t apply just to personalization, but it really applies in general, where every company now needs to break down the silos between channels. Traditionally, retailers have thought in channels, and they’ve been organized in channels and had separate business units for online versus brick and mortar, versus factory, and what is very evident is that the customer doesn’t see it that way. The customer doesn’t think of channels. They think of it as Brooks Brothers.

Most importantly, I think people are looking at retailers and companies: they’re not easy to do business with. It has to be simple; it has to be intuitive. You know, you can’t have a very complex aggregation on your website, you can’t have extremely long and tedious checkout process, because we’ve all been to those websites, and lost motivation to complete the checkout.

If it’s not simple and you’re not easy to do business with, and you don’t have a supply chain that can fulfill in a fashion that is geared to give the people the product they want, when they want it, then you’re really going to be at a big disadvantage, and you really are going to go to another site where it’s easier to do business.

Michael Krigsman: How do you maintain that customer experience, especially going across multiple channels?

Sahal Laher:

The reality of the world we live in now is that it’s just not like it used to be in that, now we travel more. We may want to go to the store, not in our hometown, but where we work, or we might be on business at a conference, and we might want to go to a store.

What we’ve really been working really hard on in the last couple years is trying to figure out: If John Smith comes to the store, and he’s never been into that store before, but he’s been a customer for 10 years, we are missing the mark if we don’t give him personalized service based on the information we already know about him.

We will have turned data that we have into actual, actionable insights that you, the store associate, can use to have a more personalized conversation, as opposed to talking to everyone who walks into the store that you don’t know about the same five products in the Fall collection.

So that’s a very important piece of who we are, and, obviously replicating that requires a lot of translation of this data into insights. Everyone talks about “big data,” everyone talks about these buzzwords of “big data” and “machine learning” and so on, but this is really a case study where it’s the differentiator, and really in all industries, I think, can be a differentiator not just for personalization but for many different parts of your supply chain and the way that you go to market.

And, the way that the machine learning works, is we can do that on the fly, and we can do that for terabytes and terabytes of data, which, in the old days obviously was just not possible, right?

Even if we took every single black book, every single store associate’s black book from the old days, where they had customer service and all of that done in paper books, that’s already a lot of data. And now, you multiply it by, you know, everything like your online clickstream, right? So every time you go online and you’re navigating the website there’s a trail of breadcrumbs that every customer leaves behind regarding what have they browsed, what have they put in their cart and not bought, how much time have they spent looking at a particular item.

All of this information, when you aggregate it together, and you have a true big data strategy, that utilizes some of these next generation tools like machine learning and in-memory databases. And, we have the ability to replicate that service, and now, you can also make that available online, and you can make more thoughtful recommendations for you online, as opposed to showing everyone the same five products that have just come out as things that the might be interested in.

Building the 360-degree customer view

Michael Krigsman: Can you talk about the relationship between service, engagement, customer experience, this machine learning project, because it’s all part of a broader perspective?

Sahal Laher:

Absolutely. So, you know, I think, again, customers don’t think in channels, right? And so, regardless of what channel they are interacting with you on, they expect that you know… So if I went onto the website and I made a purchase, and I come into the store two weeks later, and you don’t have any information on my order, or don’t even have any information on what’s in my wardrobe, then you’re missing the mark.

So, you know, one of the first things we did a couple years ago was really working on creating this 360-degree view of the customer, which sounds fairly obvious and it sounds fairly intuitive. But the reality is very few people have that all in one place, because over time, it doesn’t matter how long you’ve been in business, and obviously, the longer you’ve been in business, you’re likely to have more silos of data. But even if you haven’t been in business for decades, and you’ve only been in business for a few years, nobody has just one sales system, right?

You always have at a very minimum have a point of sale system, and then you have a website. And then you need some kind of system for customer service, you may need some kind of system for your store associate, be it clienteling or looking at alterations, or made to measure, or whatever the case may be.

So, what we try to do is all of those systems that I named was one or more different databases when we started, and what we’ve worked to do is really bring all of this into a single database.

And that single database now has John Smith’s customer record, it has all his personal preferences, it has his e-commerce transactions, it has his in-store purchases, it has his alterations and measure information, and it also has any interaction that he’s had with our call center is all logged in one central place.

What that allows us to do is obviously elevate the level of service that we can provide, because regardless, again, of what channel is your preference to interact with us on any given day, we will be able to have a consistent view of who you are as a customer, and therefore we’ll be able to better service whatever needs you have on that particular day, and they won’t be these handoffs or, “Let me transfer you to the place you ordered that, let me transfer you to the call center or the e-commerce fulfillment team to look at where your order is in the fulfillment process.” It needs to be, again, simple, right? If it’s not simple and intuitive, people are going to get frustrated and go elsewhere.

The digital core

Michael Krigsman: We have another question from Twitter, and this is from Arsalan Khan, who’s wondering, as the technologies change, and as the environment around you, the customer environment, the competitive environment is changing, how do you plan? How do you go forward and consider this ongoing change in your business strategy?

Sahal Laher:

That’s a great question, and I’m glad that it was asked because one of the things we haven’t touched on so far is the need for a strong, what I call “digital core,” right?

What that entails is, do you have a strong supply chain that can allow you to fulfill orders any time, any way? That’s the bottom line, right? The customers want their stuff. They don’t care where it’s being shipped from, they don’t care how it’s being shipped, as long as you can honor your commitment to getting that particular merchandise to the customer on a date that’s promised, then you’re meeting the customer expectations.

So, that’s obviously very difficult, and when we talk about omnichannel, right? And we talked about the 360-degree view of the customer.

But another extremely important piece that we touched on very briefly was the silos across channels coming down. And as those silos come down, you know, this digital core becomes more and more important, because in the old days it was fine for you to have a website, and a website only having inventory to your e-commerce warehouse merchandise. But now, you need to make sure that you have, you know, it’s almost another 360-degree view, it’s also a 360-degree view of product and inventory. And looking at that across all of your channels.

So, you know, there’s obviously tools that allow you to allocate product, and to come up with these assortments, but there’s always going to be times when someone comes in and we don’t have that product, and how do we get you that product? We have fifty of those units in the warehouse that are available for e-comm orders, but it’s a shame if that inventory’s not available to in the store, or vice-versa.

That’s digital core and this is kind of, a little long-winded response to the question, but it’s an important context that I think needs to be provided, and if you don’t have that supply chain that’s dynamic and nimble, and you as a company are unable to react dynamically and real-time to customer demand, then you’ve missed the mark.

This excerpt is part of episode 200 of CXOTALK, which offers in-depth conversations with people shaping technology and the world. Check out the list of upcoming episodes.

(Cross-posted @ ZDNet | Beyond IT Failure Blog)

CloudAve is sponsored by Salesforce.com and Workday.

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A New Chapter In My Life; Google

CloudAve - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 18:52

When I decided to leave SAP to take a short sabbatical I didn’t really know what to expect. Six months later I am happy to report that it was one of the best decisions I ever made. These were some of the best weeks and months of my life. After this short period of disconnecting to recharge and rejuvenate myself I am reconnecting to the professional world. I have accepted an offer with Google to lead the API Ecosystem for Google Cloud to help drive adoption and monetization of the Google Cloud portfolio of platform and products, at scale, by working with various partners as well as coordinating efforts internally at Google with product management and engineering.

As I disconnected I felt the life slowed down and I had more time on hands and a fewer things to do. I met with many people during my sabbatical to learn from them and bounce off my thoughts. We tend to postpone taking certain decisions and don’t spend a lot of time thinking about many things in life, personal as well as professional, simply because we are compressed on time and each task, activity, or a decision only gets a fraction of overall available time we have. I tried hard not to work hard. Just slowing down and soaking it all in helped clear up many things. Taking time off also helped me prioritize what I really wanted to do. I am a big believer in unstructured free time where there is nothing planned ahead of time; wake up and take each day as it goes. I enjoyed doing mundane tasks and that took my attention off a typical rapid life of a technologist in the Silicon Valley. I would highly encourage you to take a short sabbatical in your career if the circumstances allow you to do so.

To a lifelong learner and a “product” person nothing excites me more than immersing myself into breadth of possible opportunities at the intersection of technology and business to create meaningful impact at Google. I have always admired Google for its ability to take risk by going after some of the hardest problems that require massive scale, foster innovation, and embrace failure as part of its culture. I have always been impressed with the talent Google manages to hire and retain. I am looking forward to be surrounded by people much smarter than me and learn from them. It’s going to be an exciting ride!

(Cross-posted @ Cloud Computing)

CloudAve is sponsored by Salesforce.com and Workday.

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This super bowel ad will show you surgery happening live - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 18:51
Cancer Research UK will show a colonoscopy live to highlight the simple ways you can look for and prevent cancer.
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Samsung heir formally accused of bribery by prosecutors - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 14:19
South Korean prosecutors have officially requested an arrest warrant for Jay Y. Lee, Samsung's de facto leader since 2014, in a political bribery scandal.
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Ingenious antismoking billboard coughs at smokers - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 14:00
Commentary: In Sweden, a billboard looks normal. Until a smoker walks by, that is.
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Twitter-verse grapples with Trump's tweets on civil rights icon - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 07:59
Commentary: After Rep. John Lewis declares him no legitimate president, Donald Trump scoffs and says Lewis is all talk.
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Library book returned 100 years overdue has perfect title - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 07:31
Based on its name alone, one could have guessed that this short-story collection wasn't going to make it back in 1917.
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