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Ashlee Vance / Businessweek:
Amazon's Cloud Is One of the Fastest-Growing Software Businesses in History   —  Five billion dollars.  —  That's how much Amazon.com (AMZN) will rake in from its cloud computing business this year, according to a new estimate from Pacific Crest Securities.  If true, it's an incredible figure.
Jul 19, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Michael Riley / Businessweek:
Russian hackers planted malware on poorly-defended NASDAQ servers in 2010, possibly to clone the exchange's technology   —  How Russian Hackers Stole the Nasdaq  —  In October 2010, a Federal Bureau of Investigation system monitoring U.S. Internet traffic picked up an alert.
Jul 17, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context
Businessweek:
Hospitals Are Mining Patients' Credit Card Data to Predict Who Will Get Sick   —  Imagine getting a call from your doctor if you let your gym membership lapse, make a habit of buying candy bars at the checkout counter, or begin shopping at plus-size clothing stores.
Jul 5, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Nick Summers / Businessweek:
How Tinder, created by a team of five, mythologized its founding story and excluded plaintiff Whitney Wolfe   —  Tinder's Forgotten Woman: Whitney Wolfe, Sexism, and Startup Creation Myths  —  Whitney Wolfe, a former vice president for marketing at Tinder, the wildly popular hookup facilitation app …
Jul 2, 2014, 9:35 PMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Google's Android chief Sundar Pichai on Apple, Samsung, Amazon, Android's future, his past, I/O, and more   —  Google's Sundar Pichai Is the Most Powerful Man in Mobile  —  At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January, Samsung introduced new software for its tablets, called the Magazine UX.
Jun 24, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Drake Bennett / Businessweek:
Clayton Christensen Responds to New Yorker Takedown of “Disruptive Innovation”   —  When The New Yorker this week published Harvard historian Jill Lepore's sharply written dismissal of “disruptive innovation,” it was an attack on one of the most widely cited and celebrated ideas in modern business.
Jun 20, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Amazon's Lab126 has been working on a 3D smartphone since 2009   —  Inside the Secretive R&D Lab Behind the Amazon Phone  —  Disclosure: Brad Stone is author of The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.  The book is published by Little, Brown & Co., a division of the Hachette Book Group …
Jun 17, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Ashlee Vance / Businessweek:
HP Labs working on new computer architecture with new OS and memristor-based memory   —  With ‘The Machine,’ HP May Have Invented a New Kind of Computer  —  If Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) founders Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard are spinning in their graves, they may be due for a break.
Jun 11, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Charles Graeber / Businessweek:
Safaricom's M-Pesa Turns Kenya Into a Mobile Payment Paradise   —  “Taxi, sir?”  —  It's often the first thing a visitor to a foreign country hears, an offer of services before he's found his feet.  It always feels like an invitation to get ripped off, and it frequently is.  There's almost no helping it.
Jun 9, 2014, 12:25 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Uber has raised $1.2B on a $17B valuation, and a Q&A with CEO Travis Kalanick   —  Q&A: Travis Kalanick on Uber's New $17 Billion Valuation  —  Uber Technologies, the company that allows people to order taxis and private town cars via a smartphone app, has just raised $1.2 billion …
Jun 6, 2014, 1:18 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Changing the world, 1 billion sensors at a time  —  What would you do if you had a billion sensors?  Design students around the world tackled that question at Design Expo.  Take a look at some of the fascinating projects …
Freshdesk:
How to not sound like a robot in your email notifications?  —  Your notifications don't have to be just notifications.  They can be another opportunity to charm your customers and to keep them hooked.  Learn how.
VMware:
Why Your Organization Needs a Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Plan  —  Businesses know they need to back up their data, their workloads and their applications in the event that disaster strikes.
Zoho:
The customer service lessons we must all learn from that Comcast call  —  By now, you've probably heard the call that hijacked the Internet last week.  If not, let me warn you.  It is painful - incredibly painful.
Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.