Networking equipment provider Nokia announced that it has signed a multiyear agreement to use Google as its cloud infrastructure provider. Nokia said it will migrate its global data centers and servers, as well as various software applications, onto Google Cloud infrastructure over an 18- to 24-month period.
Nokia said the deal reflects the company’s operational shift toward a cloud-first IT strategy. The cloud move is also meant to help Nokia manage its digital operations and expand collaboration capabilities for its employees working remotely amid the pandemic.
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Under the deal, Nokia will use a suite of Google Cloud products and services, with its infrastructure and applications running in the public cloud or via SaaS model. The companies have also worked out a customized migration schedule that will allow Nokia to exit its
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Neo4jⓇ, the leader in graph technology, announced today the key highlights for the second-annual Neo4j Online Developer Expo and Summit (NODES).
The one-day virtual conference is expected to attract more than 10,000 developers and data scientists on October 20th. The program includes diverse, interactive sessions delivered by graph experts on topics ranging from anti-money laundering and cybersecurity to contact tracing and automotive design. This year, NODES welcomes over 70 speakers from across the globe.
Michael Hunger, Director of Developer Relations at Neo4j, commented on hosting the
Google is rolling out what it says is the biggest overhaul of Google Analytics in nearly a decade. The revamped platform features new machine learning capabilities, unified app and web reporting, native integrations and privacy updates.
With the redesign, Google said it’s aiming to provide a more modern approach to data analytics and measurement.
Building on the foundation of the App + Web property that Google introduced in beta last year, the new Google Analytics has machine learning models baked in, along with new integrations between Analytics and Google Ads, and new controls to help customers better manage their data.
The new machine learning models can automatically alert customers to significant trends in their data, like calculating churn or purchase probability. The new property type also includes unified measurement to remove data fragmentation across devices and platforms, and more granular data controls for things like ads personalization and activity sharing.
Snap, parent company of Snapchat, has hired Alexa Levine as U.S. head of entertainment.
Levine comes to Snap from Facebook, where she worked for three years oversaw the company’s film, TV, streaming and live event ad clients as industry manager for entertainment. Prior to joining Facebook in 2017, she had a variety of roles at Google — including, most recently, senior account executive, media and entertainment — as well as Microsoft and ad agency Omnicom.
At Snap, Levine is responsible for leading the company’s entertainment sales team and working with U.S. entertainment clients advertising on the platform. Based in Los Angeles. Levine reports to Clayton Peters, U.S. head of verticals, who oversees Snapâ€™s enterprise verticals.
Levine holds a bachelor’s degree in business and hotel management from Cornell University and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Looking to buy a new smartphone? Your timing couldn’t be better as Prime Day is your best bet to get the most amazing deals on the smartphone market. Whether you are a fan of Android or iOS, you can find great discounts on any of these smartphones during the two-day Prime Day sale on Oct. 13-14.
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1. Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus
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Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus is one of this year’s most anticipated phones and it’s easy to see why. It has a 6.7-inch screen, a dual SIM slot, with 128 GB of storage space and 8 GB of RAM and is compatible with 4G LTE technology. You can use the phones hassle-free with GSM
Google (GOOGL) – Get Report launched its latest Nest Thermostat, which monitors heating and cooling systems and can be controlled from anywhere via the Google Home app, Google Assistant, Amazon’s (AMZN) – Get Report Alexa, or other smart devices.
Using the Soli technology for motion sensing and a user’s phone location, the Nest Thermostat will prevent unnecessary heating or cooling by setting itself to an Eco temperature, the company said in a statement.
Nest Thermostat also monitors heating and cooling systems and ensures that an HVAC system is running smoothly.
The Google Home app feature Quick Schedule lets users set custom temperatures for different times and days.
It also alerts users through the Home app or email when something is not right, enabling them to schedule a technician visit through the Mountain View, Calif., search and tech giant’s partner Handy.
There are grim times ahead for big tech. Democrats are pushing for Congress to rein in firms such as Google, Apple and Facebook, while the EU has reportedly drawn up a list of 20 internet companies that will be subject to stringent new rules that curb their power.
At the weekend, Politico reported that the Justice Department and state prosecutors, who are investigating Google for alleged antitrust violations, are considering whether to force Google to sell its Chrome browser.
Chrome is by far the world’s most used browser, with almost 70% of the market on desktop computers and 64% on mobile, according to NetMarketShare.
If Google were forced to cleave its browser away from its advertising business, who would buy it? Here are some of the likely contenders:
Google has paused the Australian rollout of News Showcase, which is a news-based service pitched by the company as benefiting both publishers and readers.
News Showcase was only announced earlier this month, and when it was initially launched in Germany and Brazil, CEO Sundar Pichai explained the platform was aimed at paying publishers to “create and curate high-quality content for a different kind of online news experience”.
Although Google said it signed several agreements with Australian publishers for News Showcase in June, it has decided to pause its Australian plans as it is not sure if the product would be viable under the impending media bargaining code of practice published by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Google has held firm that it is against the News Media Bargaining Code, saying previously it would force the tech giant to provide users with a “dramatically worse Google Search and YouTube”,