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Microsoft Increases Carbon Fee to Develop Sustainable Facilities

Microsoft Carbon Fee Hike Microsoft Corp. has announced its plans to almost double the company’s internal carbon fee to $15 per metric ton on all carbon emissions. This increase is focused on holding Microsoft’s business divisions financially responsible for reducing…

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Prince William County Proposes to Hike Data Center Tax

Prince William Data Center Tax Prince William County, Virginia is considering increasing the tax rate on data centers, shifting the rate from $1.25 per $100 of assessed value to $2 per $100 of assessed value. The Prince William County Board…

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Microsoft and Amazon now left in the JEDI Contract Tussle

Microsoft Or Amazon For JEDI Contract Microsoft Corp. and Amazon are now the only standing competitors for the Pentagon JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) $10 billion contract, after the elimination of other giants which includes IBM and Oracle. It was…

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Microsoft Azure Expands its UK Regions

Azure Expands Regions in UK The cloud giant Microsoft Azure, has doubled the size of its existing regions in North and South UK. This development involves the addition of new availability zones in the south region and its UK compute…

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Google Cloud to open new Regions in Seoul and Utah

New Google Cloud Regions Google cloud has announced its plans to open new regions in Salt Lake City, Utah and Seoul, South Korea. This announcement was made at the Google Cloud Next Conference in San Francisco. The new cloud regions…

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Qualcomm’s George Davis leaves for Rival Intel

Qualcomm Davis now with Intel George Davis, the chief financial officer of the chip maker Qualcomm, has left the company to become finance chief at rival Intel Corp.Davis had been Qualcomm’s finance chief for about 6years and also served on…

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AWS to open edge location in Colombia

AWS Edge Location in Colombia Amazon web services announced at the just concluded Bogota summit that the company intends to open an edge location by the end of this year in Bogota, Colombia. This announcement was made by Jeffery Kratz,…

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Verizon Media to Expand Lockport Data Center

Verizon Expands Lockport Data Center Verizon Media has announced the expansion of the Lockport Data Center which will costs $28 million. The facility was acquired by Verizon from Yahoo in 2013 and merged to its subsidiary – Oath. This expansion…

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Adobe Launches Its Magento-Based Commerce Cloud

Adobe Launches Its Commerce Cloud Adobe Systems Inc. has just announced its bigger entry into the cloud-based ecommerce market with the launch of the new Adobe Commerce Cloud. The ware is built on the just acquired Magento ecommerce platform and…

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Sunrise Communications in Partnership with Google Cloud

Sunrise Partners with Google The Swiss telecommunications provider Sunrise, has just announced its new partnership deal with Google Cloud. With this strategic partnership, Sunrise will be expanding its cloud capabilities with Google as well as, becoming a G-Suite reseller to…

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