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5 Top Tips For Driving a Ton of Free Traffic with Twitter

Twitter has been my secret sauce to building an online brand.<p>It became obvious to me early on that Twitter had the potential to drive traffic to my …

In The Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, April 20

Talkin' Cloud at the end of each day pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning. …

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COME BACK – I never said we were quitting public cloud, says HP bigwig Bill Hilf

<b>Analysis</b> HP doesn't plan to abandon its public cloud business after all, a top company exec has said, but that still doesn't mean it intends to go …

Why Businesses Are Taking IT Infrastructure To The Cloud

Doubled in three years. Expected to almost triple in the next four. That’s the rate of spending on cloud computing as momentum continues to grow. According to a Goldman Sachs report published in January 2015<b>,</b> <b></b>spending on cloud computing platforms and infrastructure is projected to increase to $43 …

It's been 30 years since Britain's first mobile phone call

Exactly 30 years ago today, two men made history by completing the first mobile phone call in the UK. As everyone celebrated the opening seconds of 1985, Michael Harrison, the son of former Vodafone chairman Sir Ernest Harrison, rang his father from Parliament Square in London. The call was …

39 Blogging Tools to Help You Work Faster

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When you’re finding amazing content to share on social media—the kind of thing that grabs attention and gets people to click, share, and comment—one of the most valuable, most original places to turn is your own blog and the content you personally …

Capital Gains: Big Bucks for Spansion, Uber and Instacart

And Vox Media and Stripe as well.<p>A lot of money changed hands this week. Here’s where it went:<p>Chipmaker Cypress Semiconductor disclosed plans to buy competitor Spansion in an all-stock deal valued at $4 billion.<br>• Ride-sharing service Uber raised $1.2 billion in a funding round that puts its value at …

There Are Now 3 Million Data Centers in the U.S., and Climbing

Data centers, the key backbone of the cloud, are growing larger and more energy intensive, prompting the Department of Energy (DOE) to launch a new …

What Does the Software Defined Data Center Mean for the Physical Data Center?

Tony Hurson, Intel; Rob Davis, Mellanox; John Kim, Mellanox<p>For datacenter applications requiring low-latency access to persistent storage, …

The Look And The Legend Of Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall, nicknamed "The Look," was one of the last remaining vestiges of the golden age of Hollywood — with the mythology, unique beauty, and gravitas of all classic stars. In the wake of her death, this is how her legacy came to be and how it will live on.<p>Lauren Bacall was a woman of sharp …

40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

40<p>‘It Might Get Loud’ (2008)<p>Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (<i>An Inconvenient Truth</i>) hangs out with three generations of innovative guitarists — Jimmy …

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan from Scratch

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that goes with climbing. We saw others doing it spectacularly …

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FORTUNE — Last spring, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed the agency’s use of secret “backdoor” vulnerabilities, setting off a string of international goose chases. In January, Target revealed that thieves stole credit and debit card information for millions of its …

Surprise, surprise: New survey shows public cloud adoption way, way up

Given the amount of heat and noise generated by Amazon(s amzn), Google(s goog) and Microsoft(s msft) in recent weeks — with IBM(s ibm), Rackspace(s …

Boundary Picks Up $22M To Monitor New Style Applications

If there is anyone out there who’s not sure whether there’s a good opportunity helping enterprises build and run new style applications, some funding news from IT infrastructure monitoring company Boundary today should put that to rest.<p>The company is announcing a further $22M in venture funding, …