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Google Cloud drives Alphabet's soaring revenue
"Our ongoing investments in compute capabilities and engineering talent reflect the compelling opportunities we see across the company.”
Gartner outlines top five public cloud IaaS providers worldwide
The total market, which swelled with 31.3% growth in 2018 to a total of $32.4 billion, is displaying strong signs of consolidation as the dominant players swoop in.
Big Tech firms in the spotlight over data privacy
“Once deemed consumer champions, Big Tech now appears to be the new dark side of capitalism, arguably presenting a bigger risk to society than bankers were."
Young Kiwi scientist competes at Google Science Fair
At this time of year there are plenty of foggy patches around the country – but what if it was possible to turn that fog into drinkable water?
Tech Data adds solutions, vendor-focuses to cloud practice builder
Tech Data’s new interactive paths simplify complexity to provide customers with an understanding of where and how they can drive greater cloud growth.
Google buys enterprise cloud file storage firm Elastifile
The acquisition will bring Elastifile’s cloud file storage for enterprises into Google Cloud Filestore.
Google, Apple, Amazon financial moves could impact NZ
The tech giants are encroaching on financial services and threatening incumbents, says FintechNZ.
Google can now translate pics of te reo Māori
The update is the latest Google initiative to help make te reo more accessible for learners and non-speakers alike.
Scam warning: Fake Google reviews and business listings targeting the vulnerable
"Essentially people are doing this because people are easy to scam when they are anxious, desperate or in trouble."
Google to open data center & Cloud region in Nevada
The expansion into Nevada will bring improved connectivity and speed for Google customers.
A detailed look at the global wearables market
ResearchAndMarkets.com released a new report, providing a comprehensive examination of the state of the wearables market for the next five years.
HPE advances hybrid cloud strategy by extending AI, composability and partnerships
Businesses embracing digital transformation are moving critical workloads to the cloud.
HPE to offer entire portfolio as-a-Service by 2022
HPE GreenLake aims to reset the digital opportunity for customers by providing a robust as-a-Service portfolio.
GlobalData: Automated home device spend to hit $75bn by 2025
According to the company’s latest report, much of that growth will be driven by two types of devices: smart thermostats and smart speakers.
Freeview On Demand now on streaming device
"Both our On Demand platform and Streaming Device were designed with the viewer at the heart of experience, so combining them was a natural next step."
Desktop and mobile searches vastly different, new study shows
The results showed that 30% of pages present on the first page of desktop search results lost their position and were moved beyond the top ten results in a mobile search.
Google 'will do better' after G Suite passwords exposed since 2005
Fourteen years is a long time for sensitive information like usernames and passwords to be sitting ducks, unencrypted and at risk of theft and corruption.
Google Street View cars about to hit NZ roads again
If you’ve ever used Google Streetview and been frustrated that the imagery is so outdated by years, Google brings good news.
Google puts Huawei on the Android naughty list
Google has apparently suspended Huawei’s licence to use the full Android platform, according to media reports.
What your privacy means to Google - and what it's doing about it
Google has declared that it’s all about making privacy work for everyone – despite its long-held reputation as an information harvester.
Kiwi businesses warned that Google is moving the goal posts
The traditional race to be number one on Google’s organic search results has changed again as updates to online search algorithms shift the game.
Quick facts about Google Assistant & Nest Hub Max
Google I/O has been something of a boon for smarthome lovers, especially when it comes to Google Nest and Google Assistant. Here are five things you should know about each of them.
Google’s scalable supercomputers now publicly available
In what it says is a bid to accelerate the largest-scale machine learning (ML) applications deployed today, Google has opened up its supercomputers.
14 partner and customer reactions to Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 8 announcement
We round up reactions to the Red Hat’s new hybrid cloud focused operating system release.