Senator Warren’s plan for “Platform Utilities” could down-size tech giants Amazon, Facebook, and Google

WASHINGTON — In her blog post written Friday of this week, “Here’s how we can break up Big Tech”, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), calls for breaking apart certain components of … Continue reading Senator Warren’s plan for “Platform Utilities” could down-size tech giants Amazon, Facebook, and Google

Microsoft and In3 host a STEM Open House for Parents and Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today in our Nation’s Capital near Howard University, the Inclusive Innovation Incubator (In3) and Blacks@Microsoft (BAM) invited area students to learn about new and exciting STEM workshops … Continue reading Microsoft and In3 host a STEM Open House for Parents and Students

Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters

Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters

AWS Presents: “Underrepresented in Tech—Bridging the Racial Digital Divide”

WASHINGTON (BDPA-DC)—On Thursday, September 28, 2017, students and professionals from area colleges, universities, small businesses and tech organizations joined members of Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) teams to participate in their … Continue reading AWS Presents: “Underrepresented in Tech—Bridging the Racial Digital Divide”

Apple’s next US data center will be built in Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa — Apple announced today plans to build a 400,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art data center in Waukee, Iowa, to better serve North American users of iMessage, Siri, the App Store … Continue reading Apple’s next US data center will be built in Iowa

Cisco to acquire APM leader AppDynamics

Combined Portfolio To Provide Unprecedented Application, Business, and Infrastructure Analytics SAN JOSE, CA—Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced its intent to acquire AppDynamics, Inc., a privately held application intelligence software company based … Continue reading Cisco to acquire APM leader AppDynamics

Now that Amazon Web Services and VMWare are Married, Who Were the Forsaken Few?

AWS and VMware executives officially unveil their cloud collaboration PALO ALTO, CA—One of bdpatoday’s highlighted stories from industry last week featured Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMware executives officially unveiling their cloud collaboration. … Continue reading Now that Amazon Web Services and VMWare are Married, Who Were the Forsaken Few?

Azure captures Predix: GE and Microsoft CEO’s announce new deal

Microsoft’s Azure cloud wins a high-profile new customer—GE by Jon Fortt  |  CNBC TORONTO, ON—In their latest reveal, Microsoft hopes that when GE’s Predix becomes available on Azure next year, its … Continue reading Azure captures Predix: GE and Microsoft CEO’s announce new deal

The Dirty Dozen: 12 Cloud Security Threats

Introducing the ‘Treacherous 12,’ the top security threats organizations face when using cloud services by Fahmida Y. Rashid, InfoWorld SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Enterprises are no longer sitting on their hands, wondering if … Continue reading The Dirty Dozen: 12 Cloud Security Threats

Dell to Merge with EMC

Dell to acquire EMC in a record $67 billion high-tech deal

Reuters – Computer maker Dell, Inc. said on Monday it had agreed to buy data storage company EMC Corp in a $67 billion record technology deal uniting two mature companies … Continue reading Dell to acquire EMC in a record $67 billion high-tech deal