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September 19, 2016, 12:50 PM

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Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Oracle launches new cloud computing and storage offerings to compete with AWS, as Larry Ellison says “Amazon's lead is over” at OpenWorld conference  —  Just as Larry Ellison said it would, Oracle has unveiled its second generation of cloud infrastructure for third-party developers …
Sam Rutherford / Tom's Guide:
iPhone 7, 7 Plus cameras don't produce as sharp or well exposed images as Samsung's Galaxy S7 line, but OIS, f/1.8 aperture, 2x optical zoom are major upgrades  —  While their resolution may have stayed the same, the 12-megapixel rear cameras in Apple's iPhone 7 and 7 Plus look offer a big improvement in picture quality.
Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
As Netflix asserts itself, studios and cable channels fret that the streaming company is headed for a near-monopoly in entertainment  —  The streaming service is spending $6 billion a year on content, choking basic cable and brusquely rattling the relationship business of the town as fears …
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Salesforce debuts Einstein AI platform that integrates with many Salesforce products like Sales Cloud and Marketing Cloud, and forms Salesforce Research group  —  Salesforce is announcing today the launch of its Einstein artificial intelligence (A.I.) platform that's implemented into several …
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Google Maps lead Jen Fitzpatrick on the advantages that rich geographic data gives Google in smart assistant race  —  Over the last several months, Google has mapped out a vision of its future where you'll have a smart assistant following you from phone to wrist to flatscreen and beyond …

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