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Amazon announces AWS Global Accelerator to boost performance across regions and AWS Transit Gateway, a tool to simplify network architecture and…

Asha McLean / ZDNet : Amazon announces AWS Global Accelerator to boost performance across regions and AWS Transit Gateway, a tool to simplify network architecture and reduce overhead   —  The AWS Global Accelerator is expected to boost performance of global workloads and the AWS Transit Gateway is aimed at simplifying network architecture.

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Microsoft details three independent root causes behind last week’s worldwide MFA outage that affected Azure, Office 365, Dynamics, and other Microsoft…

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet : Microsoft details three independent root causes behind last week's worldwide MFA outage that affected Azure, Office 365, Dynamics, and other Microsoft users   —  Microsoft has posted a root cause analysis of the multifactor authentication issue which hit a number of its customers worldwide last week.

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Tencent partners with Line to offer payment services via WeChat Pay to small businesses in Japan, starting in 2019 with processing fees waived through…

Yoichiro Hiroi / Nikkei Asian Review : Tencent partners with Line to offer payment services via WeChat Pay to small businesses in Japan, starting in 2019 with processing fees waived through July 2021   —  Tie-up targets Chinese tourists, but faces competition from Yahoo-Alibaba service  —  TOKYO — Tencent Holdings will team …

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Facebook confirms that older messages are resurfacing as new and unread in the Messenger tab on Facebook.com for some users, says it is working on a…

Nick Statt / The Verge : Facebook confirms that older messages are resurfacing as new and unread in the Messenger tab on Facebook.com for some users, says it is working on a fix   —  The company is investigating the issue  —  Facebook users are reporting one of the stranger bugs to plague the platform of late …

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Amazon says it’s making the same machine learning courses it uses to teach its own engineers available for free to all developers through AWS (Connie…

Connie Loizos / TechCrunch : Amazon says it's making the same machine learning courses it uses to teach its own engineers available for free to all developers through AWS   —  It's Cyber Monday and Amazon has a one deal for its customers that's a little unexpected.  The company just announced that it has made available …

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China-based Horizon Robotics, which makes chips optimized to run neural networks, is raising up to $1B in a Series B, valuing it between $3B-$4B…

Louise Lucas / Financial Times : China-based Horizon Robotics, which makes chips optimized to run neural networks, is raising up to $1B in a Series B, valuing it between $3B-$4B   —  Horizon Robotics, one of China's leading designers of artificial intelligence chips, is raising up to $1bn in a funding round that will value it at between $3bn and $4bn.

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Google buys a 51.8 acre Mountain View business park with 12 buildings for $1B, in what is the Bay Area’s largest real estate purchase so far in 2018…

George Avalos / Mercury News : Google buys a 51.8 acre Mountain View business park with 12 buildings for $1B, in what is the Bay Area's largest real estate purchase so far in 2018   —  MOUNTAIN VIEW — In an unexpected mega-deal, Google has paid $1 billion for a huge Mountain View business park, a head-spinning acquisition …

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