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The cloud-computing market is set to double to $116 billion by 2021 — these 3 charts show why that’s probably good news only for Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Alibaba (AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT, BABA)

The cloud-computing market should continue to grow at a rapid pace in the coming years, Goldman Sachs said in a new report. But the market is already dominated by four big firms: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Alibaba. The opportunity for other players is rapidly closing, Goldman Sachs said. It’s still early days in cloud computing, […]

I feel less comfortable sharing my photos to Facebook these days — here’s why I use Apple’s iCloud instead (AAPL, FB)

Facebook has been dealing with more data scandals and internal controversies this year, which makes me feel less comfortable sharing photos to the social network. Instead, I’ve been increasingly sharing photos with friends and family using Apple’s iCloud service. iCloud is private and secure, and is capable of accomplishing the same end result as sharing […]

Facebook staff have voiced a ‘huge upswell’ of support for Sheryl Sandberg after she reportedly feared for her job, says company exec (FB)

Facebook staff have rallied around COO Sheryl Sandberg after a series of scandals reportedly left her fearing for her job. Mark Zuckerberg blamed her for the Cambridge Analytica debacle, The Wall Street Journal reported, while she also failed to spot Facebook using a PR firm to smear critics. “There’s been a huge upswell of support […]

‘A once in a lifetime opportunity’: Amazon reportedly bid for Disney’s 22 regional sports networks, and a bidding frenzy that tops $25 billion could follow

Amazon bid on the 22 regional sports networks Disney just acquired from 21st Century Fox, according to CNBC. On the surface, the tech giant seems an unlikely player in the regional media buyer space, but the assets present a unique opportunity to Amazon. The company looks at the RSNs as a chance to bolster its sports […]