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New Microsoft-Facebook subsea cable can transmit data at 160Tbps

New Microsoft-Facebook subsea cable can transmit data at 160Tbps

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hot Hardware New Microsoft – Facebook subsea cable can transmit data at 160Tbps iTWire In a statement, Suresh Kumar, Microsoft's corporate vice-president for cloud infrastructure and operations, said the subsea cable was the most technologically advanced to cross the Atlantic Ocean . … The name of the cable, Marea , means “tide” in Spanish. Microsoft's [...]

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UPDATE: China Blocked Facebooks (FB) Whatsapp

UPDATE: China Blocked Facebooks (FB) Whatsapp

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: China Blocked Facebook's (FB) Whatsapp – New York Times StreetInsider.com China has largely blocked Facebook's (Nasdaq: FB) Whatsapp messaging app, according to the New York Times, the latest move by Beijing to step up surveillance ahead of a big Communist Party gathering next month. WhatsApp video chat and photo was … …

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Microsoft and Facebook complete 4000-mile Marea undersea cable

Microsoft and Facebook complete 4000-mile Marea undersea cable

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Digital Trends Microsoft and Facebook complete 4000-mile ' Marea ' undersea cable Digital Trends Microsoft touted the capabilities of the new intercontinental connection in a blog post, pointing out that the cable's “open” design enables it to upgrade with more advanced technologies, with a massive bandwidth capability of 160 terabytes of data per … New [...]

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With 963 Million Users, WeChat Lures U.S. Brands—And Longs For …

With 963 Million Users, WeChat Lures U.S. Brands—And Longs For …

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fast Company With 963 Million Users, WeChat Lures U.S. Brands—And Longs For … Fast Company Chinese giant Tencent will open up its giant ad platform to U.S. advertisers as it seeks greater “understanding” abroad. Tencent lures US advertisers with more direct route to Chinese consumers Mobile Marketer all 64 news articles » …

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The Best Acquisition of the 21st Century | Business Markets and …

The Best Acquisition of the 21st Century | Business Markets and …

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

#ndn-video-player-1.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } #ndn-video-player-2.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } Business students know the risks of mergers and acquisitions.  There are no perfect numbers on the issue, but according to Harvard Business Review, between 70% and 90% of M&A deals fail. Blockbuster collapses are well known. Among them are Time [...]

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Facebook profited from Russia-backed accounts trying to sway the 2016 US presidential election

Facebook profited from Russia-backed accounts trying to sway the 2016 US presidential election

| September 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recode Facebook profited from Russia -backed accounts trying to sway the 2016 US presidential election Recode A number of Russian -controlled Facebook Pages and accounts spent approximately $100,000 on Facebook ads meant to “amplify divisive social and political messages” in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election , Facebook confirmed in a blog post … [...]

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Business news briefs, Sept. 23: Venture to expand in Orrville

Business news briefs, Sept. 23: Venture to expand in Orrville

| September 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Business news briefs, Sept. 23: Venture to expand in Orrville Akron Beacon Journal The cable is named Marea , which is Spanish for “tide.” It's a joint project between Microsoft , Facebook and global telecommunication company Telxius. The cable will help to meet growing demand for internet infrastructure across the globe. It will also … [...]

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Microsoft Switches to Multi-Zone Cloud Regions, Catching Up to AWS, Google Cloud

Microsoft Switches to Multi-Zone Cloud Regions, Catching Up to AWS, Google Cloud

| September 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catching up to its biggest competitors, Microsoft Azure is adding availability zones in its cloud regions. For the uninitiated, availability zones are isolated, fault-tolerant locations within a public cloud’s data center region, with each zone having it’s own power, cooling, networking infrastructure and the like. Duplicating data across multiple zones is the main line of defense [...]

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Mayor Will Sessoms to trumpet Virginia Beach business successes at State of the City

Mayor Will Sessoms to trumpet Virginia Beach business successes at State of the City

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Virginian-Pilot Mayor Will Sessoms to trumpet Virginia Beach business successes at State of the City Virginian-Pilot In March 2016, Spanish telecom giant Telefónica announced plans to connect Rio de Janeiro and Fortaleza, Brazil, to Virginia Beach with the BRUSA submarine cable. In May 2016, Microsoft and Facebook announced plans to build MAREA , a new [...]

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Facebook and Microsoft Are Laying a Giant Cable Across the Atlantic

Facebook and Microsoft Are Laying a Giant Cable Across the Atlantic

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

WIRED Facebook and Microsoft Are Laying a Giant Cable Across the Atlantic WIRED Dubbed MAREA —Spanish for “tide”—this giant underwater cable will stretch from Virginia to Bilbao, Spain, shuttling digital data across 6,600 kilometers of ocean. Providing up to 160 terabits per second of bandwidth—about … and a network of cables … Microsoft , Facebook [...]

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