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Oracle buys enterprise cloud services company NetSuite for $9.3B

Oracle will acquire NetSuite for about $9.3 billion, or $109 per share in an all-cash deal, the companies announced Thursday. Both Oracle and NetSuite’s cloud service offerings aimed at enterprise customers will continue to operate and “coexist in the marketplace forever,” according to a statement …

IBM to open first blockchain innovation center in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - IBM plans to open a blockchain innovation center in Singapore in collaboration with the government, as the city-state strives to become Asia’s main financial technology hub.<p>The logo of IBM is seen on a computer screen in Los Angeles, California, United States, April 22, 2016. …

This week, at least, the dinosaurs rule as Verizon has Yahoo for lunch

By Allan Sloan<p>, Columnist<p>Call it the Revenge of the Dinosaurs.<p>That’s how I look at the deal for Verizon, a fuddy-duddy old-line (please forgive the pun) phone company, to buy the original businesses of Yahoo, once among the Internet elite.<p>Combine that transaction with Verizon’s 2015 purchase of …

Stock Markets

How To Manage A Killer Sales Funnel With Trello

I feel pretty confident in announcing that I’ve tried all the sales CRMs out there. At least <i>most</i> of them. Because I run a dynamic business I am …

On the heels of Yahoo deal, Verizon hits a wall

How do you follow up to making a $4.8 billion purchase of an internet pioneer?<p>If you're Verizon, you get right back to business and release your second-quarter results.<p>The New York telecommunications giant is fresh off its Monday announcement that it plans to acquire Yahoo's core internet business. …

Microsoft gives Salesforce a shove with new Dynamics 365 integrated cloud platform

Microsoft announced its intention today to combine the Dynamics CRM and ERP products into an integrated platform on top of which it is hoping third parties will build applications.<p>It’s a complex announcement with many pieces, but Dynamics 365 shares more than its name with Office 365, it also has …

New York votes to ban ads for whole apartments on Airbnb

New York already makes it illegal to offer your whole apartment for short-term rentals through services like Airbnb, but it's giving that legislation some added bite. As part of a flurry of end-of-term approvals, the state's assembly and senate have voted for a bill that would make it illegal just …

England v Wales Euro 2016 game sets new mobile data traffic record

UK mobile operator EE has revealed the recent football match between England and Wales delivered a new record for mobile data consumption on its …

Mobile Devices

Microsoft buys LinkedIn: the value of data

In my latest SXSW talk, I showed a graphic of each of the major technology giants to demonstrate how much of our user data each company owned. I said …

AT&T doubles down on 5G with second test location

Citizens of Middletown, New Jersey, get ready for a new kind of home Internet service.<p>AT&T said on Monday that Middletown will join Austin, Texas, as the two locations for using 5G wireless technology as a home broadband service, scheduled for the end of summer. The nation's second largest wireless …

Arcade City Is the ‘Black Market’ Uber that Runs on Facebook

Arcade City aims to “disrupt” the centralized ridehailing operators.<p>On May 9, both Uber and Lyft shut down their on-demand ride-hailing services in Austin, Texas, after a dispute with the city. But there's one ride-hailing startup that's still in town: the blockchain-facilitated, …

Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce

Salesforce made its name originally with cloud-based software to help salespeople manage their leads and close deals; and today the company took a big step into the business of sales itself. Today the company announced that it would spend $2.8 billion to acquire Demandware, a cloud-based provider …

Uber is testing a loyalty program that rewards riders with free trips

Uber sent an email to LA riders yesterday announcing they are doing a temporary promotion that looks very much like a loyalty program.<p>Each UberBLACK ride taken will give riders 200 points, and when they amass 3,000 total points they will be rewarded with a free $25 Uber ride. Essentially, the …

Toyota is establishing a 'strategic partnership' with Uber, which is a really big deal

Like really big<p>Toyota and Uber are forming a "strategic partnership" which will include an investment by the Japanese automaker in the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company. Under the agreement, Uber drivers can lease their vehicles from Toyota and cover their payments through earnings generated …

Netflix will be the only home of Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar movies soon

Netflix recently announced the upcoming shows and movies we can expect to see on the service soon, and casually amongst it all, almost as if were a …

Samsung and SK Telecom to launch world’s first nationwide network for the Internet of Things in South Korea

Samsung Electronics said today that it will partner with SK Telecom to build a LoRaWAN network for the Internet of Things that will cover all of South Korea. The two companies claim that this the world’s first nationwide IoT network.<p>LoRaWAN stands for “long-range wide-area network,” and is …

France's free coding school is coming to Silicon Valley

For 3 years, Paris residents wanting to learn programming have had access to 42, a school that offers a radical approach to technical education: there are no teachers, no lesson plans... and no tuition fees. As long as you're between 18 and 30 and thrive in a 4-week coding challenge, you can spend …

Fitbit buys wearable tech from Coin, looks toward NFC payment integration in future devices

Fitbit’s future plans clearly extend well beyond simple fitness tracking, as evidenced by products like the Blaze, which leans much more heavily into smartwatch territory than before. And then there’s this. The company announced this morning that it’s picked up assets from mobile payment solution …

Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million

Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Foxconn, for $350 million. The deal will see 4,500 employees transfer over to Foxconn's subsidiary, and Microsoft handing over the rights to use the Nokia brand, feature phone software, services, and other contracts and …

Google echoes Amazon's Echo, opens new virtual-reality door

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google wants to play an even bigger role in managing people's daily lives, while also nudging them into an alternate …

Virtual Reality

Why Apple Is Spending Crazy Amounts of Money On New Ideas

One of the hallmarks of Silicon Valley companies is that they tend to increase their research and development (R&D) budget during tough times, not …

IoT : « Raconter » et repenser les usages pour coller aux attentes du consommateur

Pour aller plus loin… 3 questions à Laurence Allard, sociologue de l’innovation :<p>Que décryptez-vous dans cette étude sur les attentes des Français en …

Les objets connectés surfent sur la vague du paiement sans contact

¤ Les bracelets, bijoux et autres vêtements dotés d'une puce sans contact se multiplient. ¤ Visa et MasterCard mais aussi Gemalto se positionnent …

Siri, Cortana, Now, M, Alexa... la guerre des assistants virtuels est déclarée

Les géants américains du Net misent tous sur leur majordome digital. Les progrès informatiques ouvrent des horizons à la reconnaissance vocale.<p>Et si …

Gartner Says Worldwide IoT Security Spending to Reach $348 Million in 2016

Worldwide spending on Internet of Things (IoT) security will reach $348 million in 2016, a 23.7 percent increase from 2015 spending of $281.5 …

Nokia to use Withings deal to jump-start a range of digital healthcare push | Financial Times

Nokia will build a range of consumer devices focused on healthcare and fitness tracking but will not make a return to the mobile phone market …

Fnac-Darty : naissance d’un nouveau géant du e-commerce français

La rédaction vous conseille<p>Confo jette l'éponge, la Fnac remporte Darty<br>• Fnac/Darty : nombre de magasins, surface, date d'ouverture... toutes les …

Réalité augmentée : l'écoute augmentée va vous en mettre plein les oreilles

A l'heure de l'économie de l'attention, être productif au travail demande de choisir dans une offre multiple et foisonnante. Et pour bien choisir, il …

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