Agressive Oracle hacking off customers
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Trying to start a Krays 

Oracle customers are getting upset with the company’s aggressive sales tactics as it tries to catch up to Amazon in the cloud market

Alibaba gets Xilinx FPGA for its F3 cloud
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Faster deep learning and IO

Back in October 2017 Alibaba, a $502,179 billion company announced that it had chosen Xilinx for next generation FPGA acceleration in their public cloud.   

Buffett blasts Bitcoin
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Rat poison "squared"

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has lashed out at cryptocurrencies and dubbed Bitcoin "rat poison squared".

Cloud company checks the reliability of its big hard drives
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You might want to rethink the 4TB Seagate ST4000DM000

Cloud backup specialists Backblaze, a company with more than 100 thousand hard drives in operation, decided to have a look at the failure rates of its hard drives, and they don't make pleasant reading for those who own the 4TB Seagate ST4000DM000.

Juniper hopes cloud will improve its bottom line soon
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But it is still running at a loss

Juniper turned in a loss for the first quarter of the financial year 2018 but thinks things will get better soon thanks to increased cloud projects.