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Barb Darrow

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Weston, MA, United States

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Recent:
  • Unknown
Past:
  • Fortune
  • Entrepreneur
  • GigaOM

Past articles by Barb:

Amazon HQ2 Is Roiling These Mayoral Races

Amazon's second headquarters sparked debate in Boston and Seattle mayoralty races over whether cities should subsidize corporate moves. → Read More

How Google Could Woo More Customers Away From Amazon and Microsoft With Help From Cisco

Google and Cisco are collaborating on software that will let companies build new apps that run internally or in the cloud. → Read More

In Age of Email Hacks, Startup Brings Secure and Encrypted Chat to Businesses

The Berlin-based startup was founded by Skype brain trust. → Read More

Google's New Office Complex Will Use a Massive Heat Pump Instead of Fuel

The goal is to gain the coveted LEED Platinum certification for the Moffett Field facility. → Read More

NASA Wants to Get the Mars Rover Digging Again

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover may be digging for rock samples on the planet again if a modified drilling technique works. → Read More

Here's Why Cisco Is Paying Nearly $2 Billion for BroadSoft

Cisco and Broadsoft will vie with Microsoft, Amazon, and other cloud-based collaboration rivals. Critics wonder about product overlap. → Read More

Delta Air Lines Says Goodbye to Microsoft Surface, Hello to Apple iPhone and iPad

Delta Airlines will replace Microsoft Surface hardware with Apple iPads an iPhones for 30,000 fight crew members. → Read More

Latest Microsoft Windows 10 Update Makes Some Apps Disappear

Microsoft's new Windows 10 Creators Update has caused some users' apps to disappear. Workaround has been issued. → Read More

Dr. Oz Says Amazon Should Get Into the Prescription Drug Business

E-commerce giant could wring out inefficiencies, lower prices in his view. → Read More

Amazon Echo Rival Microsoft Invoke by Harman Kardon Debuts

Is Invoke too late to make a dent given Echo's dominance? → Read More

HPE Is Exiting the Cloud Server Business

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will stop selling low-end servers to massive cloud providers, says president Antonio Neri. → Read More

Amazon HQ2: Why Rental Rates May Grow in New York, San Jose

Amazon HQ2 would raise rents—a lot—in some potential host cities. → Read More

HPE Launches $2 Billion Stock Buyback Plan This Year

HPE will buy back $2 billion worth of shares and boost dividends by $500 million in its new fiscal year. → Read More

Freelancers Face a Bigger Gender Pay Gap and Most Don't Even Know It

Gender pay gap: Female freelancers make 32 cents less than their male counterparts. That's a bigger gap than in corporate America. → Read More

How Adobe Plans to Automate Repetitive, Time-Consuming Tasks With AI

Adobe pushes artificial intelligence perks into its Creative Cloud software for businesses. → Read More

Amazon HQ2 Will Likely Be One of These Six Cities

Amazon's second headquarters is most likely to end up in one of these six cities, says Everest Research. → Read More

Microsoft Surface Book 2: Reviews on Battery Life, Power

Machine gets raves for power and battery life, but it could be lighter. → Read More

Dropbox Launches a New File Sharing Service for Freelancers and Contractors

Dropbox Professional file sharing software aims for contractors who have to share attractive pitches and then track who looks at them. → Read More

MegaBots: Watch Two Giant Robots Fight to the Death on Amazon's Twitch TV

Giant robots from U.S.-based MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries will fight to the death on Twitch TV. → Read More

Exclusive: This Startup Just Nabbed $5 Million to Solve a Thorny Software Problem

Backplane, founded by Heroku star engineer, says it will use $5 million to ease modern business software deployment problems. → Read More