Google braces for huge EU fine over Android

BRUSSELS: Google faced a record EU fine Wednesday (Jul 18) for using its Android smartphone system to illegally boost its search engine, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington.The EU’s Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is set to announce a 4.3-billion-euro…

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Google to Be Fined $5B by EU in Android Antitrust Case

To put that into context:> Despite being a record fine, Alphabet generated about the same amount of money every 16 days in 2017, based on the company’s reported annual revenue of $110.9 billion for the year.

A fine comes out of your profits, not your revenue. From a Routers[1] source…

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The best free cloud photo storage platforms and apps

Smartphone, DSLR camera, compact camera, tablet… most of us have several devices that take and store photos. Then there’s the desktop PC or Mac and/or a laptop, all crammed with photos. We’re all drowning in data and fear that a device will get lost, or a hard drive fail. . One answer is to upload all of your photos to one easy-to-use online archive where it’s backed-up and, if you’re lucky, all grouped and arranged for you.

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How The Cloud Transforms Industries

Chief Technology Officer at Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, responsible for technology and engineering across the global organization. The cloud isn’t new, but that doesn’t make it any less revolutionary. Cloud computing has completely evolved business computing and software architectures, changing a rigid set of services into an iterative, scalable set of applications that constantly transform to meet the needs of companies and consumers.

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Walmart, Microsoft in partnership to use cloud tech

Retail giant Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp for wider use of cloud and artificial intelligence technology, in a sign of major rivals of Amazon.com Inc coming together. The five-year agreement will leverage the full range of Microsoft’s…

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CloudJumper Unveils Cloud Workspace for Azure at Microsoft Inspire 2018

LAS VEGAS, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CloudJumper, a leading Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced Cloud Workspace┬« for Azure at the 2018 Microsoft Inspire conference, this week in Las Vegas. The enhanced platform integrates the Cloud Workspace┬« Management Suite with Microsoft’s Remote Desktop modern infrastructure (RDmi) for increased visibility into the user’s Azure, Office365 and Cloud Workspace experience.

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SHIELD TV Release Brings ‘Fortnite’ One Step Closer to Android

Android phone owners continue to wait patiently for Epic Games to release the Android version of Fortnite. A bit of good news came out Monday as one device using Google’s operating system already has access to the battle royale game.Nvidia SHIELD TV owners received access to the GeForce Now…

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