Joining Apple, Amazon’s China Cloud Service Bows to Censors

The move came at roughly the same time that Apple said it took down a number of apps from its China app store that help users vault the Great Firewall. Those apps helped users connect to the rest of the internet world using technology called virtual private networks, or VPNs.Taken together, the…

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Cyber security is now mainstream business

The past three months were a watershed period for cyber security. Wanna Cry and then Petya hit the world like cyber tsunamis and left behind significant business impact and business loss. Could these attacks have been prevented? First, let’s understand some aspects of these attacks. In almost two decades in the field of cyber security, I have never witnessed the widespread electronic and mainstream media coverage that was received by the recent ransomware attacks.

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7 Mobile Product Management Trends for 2017

The field of mobile product management is rapidly advancing. We’ve written quite a bit about what’s currently working in mobile product management, but today, we’re switching gears to look ahead to the rest of 2017 and beyond. covered so much. To understand what’s next for mobile product managers, we asked mobile PM survey respondents (check out our full survey results here) to tell us what they’re paying the most attention to in the mobile product management industry.

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Apple Goes to China

Reception isn’t nearly as warm as it is back home. Reception isn’t nearly as warm as it is back home. My title is a reference to the phrase “Nixon goes to China,” recalling former President Richard Nixon’s 1972 meeting with former Chairman Mao Zedong. In the early ’90s movie “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country,” Spock recast the phrase as the Vulcan proverb “only Nixon could go to China.” And now Apple wants to go to China, too.

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Azure Container Instances: Proof Microsoft Is Innovating with Containers

When compared to the competition of other enterprise infrastructure providers, Microsoft was in a delicate position to respond to the container challenge. It already had a lot of vested interests in systems impacted by the growing use of containers, including an operating system (Windows Server),…

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Microsoft Careers: My job details

The Azure Container Service team is creating a world-class container management and orchestration service for the cloud and beyond. We are the team working on container solutions for the Azure cloud on both Linux and Windows. Our charter is to define the next generation of cloud-native infrastructure for Azure.

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Windows 10 will let everyone run Linux inside Windows following Fall Creators Update

A feature that lets users run a wide range of Linux software inside Windows 10 will be launched in Fall this year. The Windows Subsystem for Linux, already available to those testing early builds of the OS under the Windows Insider Program, lets users run the Bash command line on top of various Linux-based operating systems.

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