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Comcast to acquire DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 billion - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:18
The studio that brought you Shrek and the Madagascar penguins is poised to become part of NBCUniversal.
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5 Ways Information Technology Can Help in the Digital Era

We are certainly in an era when more than ever, the digital change fundamentally affects the efficiency and competitiveness of businesses. It affects businesses and their environments, and companies now face the challenge of adapting and evolving in this situation. Digitizing and adapting part or all of a company’s value chain has disrupted different activity […]

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UK government spends £70,000 on Snapchat filters - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:20
The government is embracing the popular messaging app to warn of the dangers of driving while high.
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Computer mouse from Japan monitors your stress levels - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:25
Alps Electric hopes to keep workplace morale high with a new computer mouse that keeps tabs on the well-being of employees.
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John Boyega goes down the rabbit hole in new BBC-Netflix 'Watership Down' series - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:02
Nicholas Hoult and James McAvoy will also voice bunnies in the animated adaptation of the classic rabbit-based children's story.
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Thai university creates cheap, touchable ink for the blind - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:57
Thammasat University's Touchable Ink aims to lower the current $1-per-page cost of embossed Braille print down to around 3 cents.
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HTC said to be crafting two Nexus phones for 2016 - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 08:41
The Taiwanese electronics company, which has struggled in recent years, previously made the Nexus One in 2010 and the Nexus 9 in 2014.
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It's not just Apple: Global smartphone market shrinks for the first time ever - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 08:39
Research firm Strategy Analytics says smartphone sales dropped 3 percent last year, with Samsung leading the slowing market.
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House unanimously passes bill requiring a warrant for email - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 06:19
The bill closes a loophole in a 30-year-old law that allowed law enforcement to subpoena companies for old customer emails.
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Has the Galaxy S7 helped Samsung rediscover its mobile mojo? - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 05:57
The company's profit increases 12 percent in the first quarter, buoyed by strong sales of its flagship smartphone.
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New Google Calendar makes scheduling meetings easy (for Android users) - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 05:54
The American electronics giant has announced a new feature, "Find a Time", which examines schedules and suggests times when everyone is free for meetings and get-togethers.
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Windows 10 upgrade reminder blows in on weather report - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 04:51
Metinka Slater was just trying to inform the people of Des Moines, Iowa about the weather -- when suddenly a Windows 10 upgrade reminder appeared.
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#MoreThanMean spotlights the vile online insults some women endure - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:52
In a video, two female sports reporters show social media's nasty side when it comes to women in a male-dominated field.
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The Future of Storage

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:47
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of doing a Blab on advanced storage with Daniel Newman and Eric Vanderburg.  We covered some pretty interesting points on enterprise storage challenges, advanced storage trends and flash.  If you didn't catch it, a replay is now available.
https://marketing.dell.com/storage-blab-storage-insights
( This post was written as part of the Dell Insight Partners program, which provides news and analysis about the evolving world of tech. To learn more about tech news and analysis visit Power More. Dell sponsored this article, but the opinions are my own and don’t necessarily represent Dell’s positions or strategies. )



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Apple Pay targets another 5 million customers with Australian partnership - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:00
A partnership with one of Australia's and Asia's biggest banks is pushing Apple Pay towards serious growth in the region with millions of new customers up for grabs.
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Arianna Huffington becomes Uber's first female board member - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:48
​The ride-hailing startup names the Huffington Post editor to its board as it fends off competition, critics and lawsuits.
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​Panama Papers Part 2: The world's dirty laundry becomes searchable - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:11
The first round of leaked documents brought the murky financial practices of the world's elite to light. Now the "largest ever" release of secret corporate information will be searchable.
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Cruz names Fiorina as his running mate - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:06
GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz says former HP CEO Carly Fiorina will be his vice presidential candidate if he wins the nomination.
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Comcast boosts broadband data cap - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:53
As regulators crack down on broadband data caps, the nation's largest cable company, raises the roof on its limit to 1 terabyte.
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28 percent of people say they don't trust Facebook at all - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:13
Technically Incorrect: In a new poll, people merrily admit to giving Facebook their data while in the same breath saying they don't trust the site.
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