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Barb Darrow


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Recent articles by Barb:

Alibaba Chief Pushes to Protect Endangered Species in Africa

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma backs $1.65 billion effort to protect Africa's endangered species. → Read More

How LinkedIn May (or May Not) Pay Off for Microsoft

For Microsoft's fourth quarter, LinkedIn logged a $361 million loss on revenue of $1.1 billion. → Read More

Amazon Reportedly Bought This Data Visualization Company to Bolster Alexa

Amazon quietly bought Graphiq in May to bolster Amazon Alexa's shopping smarts, report says. → Read More

Indian Tech Workers Are Increasingly Facing Layoffs and Demotions

Political pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump as well as growing automation put Indian IT outsourcing giants in a bind. → Read More

Amazon Just Slashed the Price on the Echo Home Speaker

The discount brings Echo price in line with Google Home. → Read More

More Mobile Users Are Turning to Facebook’s Whatsapp for Breaking News

WhatsApp chat app is getting more popular as a news source and distribution vehicle, according to latest Reuters Institute research. → Read More

These Jobs Are Safer From Automation Than We Thought

CB Insights data parses the risk of automation by job category. → Read More

Amazon and Former Exec Settle Non-Compete Dispute

Amazon and a former executive have settled their dispute over his non-compete agreement. → Read More

Meg Whitman Cedes One of Her HPE Titles To This Exec

Antonio Neri has 22 years in the trenches before and after the HP corporate split. → Read More

Walmart Gears Up Anti-Amazon Stance in Wake of Whole Foods Deal

Walmart pushes suppliers to use a non-Amazon cloud. → Read More

Google Cloud Expands Down Under

Google launched a new cloud data center region in Sydney, Australia, opening up a key new region for business. → Read More

This Salesforce Ally Is Gearing Up to Take on Microsoft and Oracle

FinancialForce hopes to parlay its Salesforce partnership to take on Microsoft and Oracle in business software. → Read More

Apple eBook Buyers Have 4 Days to Cash in on Amazon eBook Credit

Apple's court-mandated eBook credit from Amazon book store will expire at midnight on June 24, 2017. → Read More

Former EMC Chief Joe Tucci Is Joining This VC Firm

Former EMC CEO Joe Tucci is now special advisor to 83North, a venture capital firm focused on European and Israeli startups. → Read More

Exclusive: Dropbox Is Rolling Out a Private Network to Speed Up File Access

File storage fan favorite has its own data centers, and now its own private network. → Read More

How Insurance Giant Allstate Is Using Cloud Tech to Build New Businesses

Allstate Insurance uses Pivotal Cloud Foundry and other cloud computing tools to build new businesses. → Read More

Amazon’s Whole Foods Buy Could Be Good News for Cloud Business

But there is a real impetus here, and it's not technology. → Read More

Mystery Tech Company Fought Federal Info Request

An unnamed U.S. tech company fought a request for user data made by the goverment under controversial FISA law. → Read More

Amazon Still Leads Cloud Rankings, But Competition Is Coming On Strong

Gartner's closely-watched annual cloud report card is out. → Read More

Why It Makes Sense for Amazon to Buy Slack

Slack would make AWS more visible, and attractive, to normal business customers. → Read More