Monthly Archives: July 2018

Congratulations 2018 Imagine Cup Championship Teams

Microsoft’s Imagine Cup empowers student developers to bring their original technology solutions to the global stage for the potential to change the world.… Out of 40,000 students registered, 49 finalist teams were selected to advance to the World Finals. After … Continue reading

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South Korea Plans Tax Perks for Blockchain Startups

The South Korean government has announced a plan to revise the current tax rules to widen benefits for companies that focus on the development of nascent technologies, including blockchain, as part of the country’s push for innovation growth. Announced Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Data protection blamed over church prayer complaint

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China’s IT Ministry Says Blockchain Should Be Developed on Industrial Scale

The deputy director of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has urged the country to “unite” forces to foster blockchain as a “core” technology for the new digital economy, according to a post on MIIT’s official website today, July 16. Full article here

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Microsoft Tops Amazon In Q1 Cloud Revenue, $6.0 Billion To $5.44 Billion; IBM Third At $4.2 Billion

Despite posting excellent first-quarter cloud-revenue growth of 49% to $5.44 billion, Amazon actually lost ground in its efforts to overtake Microsoft as the world’s leading enterprise-cloud provider as Satya Nadella’s company reported its commercial-cloud revenue jumped 58% to $6.0 billion. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Cloud Hits Superscale As Huge Customers Migrate Mission-Critical SAP Workloads To Azure

…In a followup question to Numoto as he was being interviewed by analyst Adam Holt of MoffettNathanson, Holt noted that “there aren’t many examples of applications that would be more complex, more processor-intensive or data-intensive than an SAP ERP application” … Continue reading

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