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Barb Darrow


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Recent articles by Barb:

Amazon Sets Sights on Microsoft Office, Google G Suite

Amazon Web Services plans its own suite of productivity applications to take on Microsoft Office and G Suite, report says. → Read More

Amazon’s Personal Assistant Just Keeps Getting Busier

Amazon Alexa can now perform 10,000 skills. How often it's called upon to do so is another question. → Read More

HPE Blames One Big Customer for Server and Storage Slump

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman said lower sales to one big customer hurt the company's server and storage business this quarter. → Read More

Cloud Adoption Is Growing But Forecasts Differ on How Much

Cloud computing is a growing industry, everyone agrees, but market researchers like Gartner and IDC differ on sales forecasts. → Read More

At Last: Mulesoft Files IPO Documents

Software firm specializes in integrating diverse business applications. → Read More

Amazon Alexa Can Now Help Diagnose What Ails You

Healthtap's new Amazon Alexa support means users can verbally ask Dr. AI for health information. → Read More

How the Election Sparked an Interest in Major Newspapers Among Millennials

Pew Research data shows more younger people turning to the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal for election news. → Read More

Facebook Users Mixed on New Job Postings

Users debate if Facebook and LinkedIn should stay in their lanes. → Read More

Tech Jobs Took a Big Hit Last Year

Layoffs among computer, electronics, and telecommunications companies rose 21% in 2016, says Challenger, Gray & Christmas. → Read More

Facebook Wants to Help You Find or Fill a Job

It's easier for businesses to recruit using the social network. → Read More

Microsoft Teams With Major Medical Center on Health Care Research

It's incubating products and services with University of Pittsburgh. → Read More

Amazon Alexa Can Now Add Events to Your Outlook Calendar

Amazon Alexa can now sync with Microsoft as well as Google Apps calendars. → Read More

LogMeIn’s Michael Simon Joins Board of Marketing Software Startup

Startup SessionM's tech enables real-time interactions. → Read More

Welcome to the Era of Great Data Center Consolidation

Software companies are abandoning their own data centers for public clouds. → Read More

Google Spanner Database Surfaces at Last

It works across data centers, but promises to maintain consistency. → Read More

Amazon Is Challenging Microsoft and Cisco With a Yet Another Service

Amazon Web Services launches Chime to compete with Microsoft Skype for Business, Cisco Spark, and other collaboration incumbents. → Read More

Chris Rock Draws Laughs, Controversy at Salesforce Sales Meeting

The comedian's remarks about women marrying rich men hit a nerve. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Tries Out Experimental ‘Spider-Man’ Gloves

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says VR gloves could let users type on imaginary keyboards or shoot webs from their fingers, like Spider-Man. → Read More

SAP Launches Cloudier Version of its Bread-and-Butter Software

SAP unveiled a public cloud version of its core business software called SAP S/4HANA Cloud on Thursday. → Read More

Zenefits Is Cutting 430 Jobs Days After Naming New CEO

Zenefits laid off 430 people just days after naming Jay Fulcher as its third CEO in four years. → Read More