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Dina Bass / Businessweek:
Microsoft's Azure Is Starting to Close the Gap With Amazon's Cloud Service   —  Last year software maker K2.com stopped relying on Amazon.com (AMZN) for its cloud services and turned to Microsoft (MSFT) instead.  K2 Chief Executive Officer Adriaan van Wyk says he's happy with the choice—most of the time.
Dec 15, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Businessweek:
Iranian hackers in February remotely accessed and wiped thousands of servers to punish Sands Casino CEO for incendiary comments   —  Iranian Hackers Hit Sheldon Adelson's Sands Casino in Las Vegas  —  Most gamblers were still asleep, and the gondoliers had yet to pole their way down the ersatz canal …
Dec 13, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Verizon says Voice Cypher, its new encrypted voice call app, will include backdoors for law enforcement   —  Verizon's New, Encrypted Calling App Plays Nice With the NSA  —  Verizon is the latest big company to enter the post-Snowden market for secure communication, and it's doing …
Dec 13, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Jawbone discounts its fitness trackers for corporate customers with UP for Groups   —  Your Boss Would Like You to Wear a Jawbone Fitness Tracker  —  Jawbone wants to become a part of the workday.  The company's new service, UP for Groups, will sell discounted fitness trackers …
Dec 11, 2014, 5:40 AMIn context
Sheelah Kolhatkar / Businessweek:
How Anita Sarkeesian is battling sexism and gamergate harassment in the $25B video game industry   —  The Gaming Industry's Greatest Adversary Is Just Getting Started  —  One night in October, before the media critic Anita Sarkeesian was scheduled to give a speech at Utah State University …
Nov 27, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Felix Gillette / Businessweek:
Behind PayPal-owned mobile payments app Venmo, which processed $700M in payments in Q3 2014   —  Mobile Payment Startup Venmo is Killing Cash  —  Kristen Geil, a writer for an Internet marketing firm in Chicago, heard about Venmo for the first time two summers ago.
Nov 22, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality   —  The corporate battle lines over the new federal rules for the Internet have been well established.  Vocal technology startups have been leading the charge for muscular regulations for broadband access …
Nov 15, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Fadell-backed Keyssa announces Kiss Connectivity tech that enables short range wireless transfers at up to 6 Gbps over extremely high-frequency radio bands   —  Keyssa ‘Kiss Connectivity’ Promises Faster Wireless Data Transfer  —  You need almost a minute to copy a high-definition …
Nov 14, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Tim Cook / Businessweek:
Tim Cook publicly acknowledges he's gay, says giving up his personal privacy is worthwhile if it helps others struggling with their sexual orientation   —  Tim Cook: “I'm Proud to be Gay”  —  Throughout my professional life, I've tried to maintain a basic level of privacy.
Oct 30, 2014, 7:17 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Only employees, not Wall Street, can pressure Bezos to slow spending on new Amazon initiatives   —  Amazon Employees, Not Investors, Will Have to Pressure Jeff Bezos to Slow Down  —  Thursday's quarterly earnings report from Amazon spooked Wall Street.  The 95 cents per share loss …
Oct 24, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context

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