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Episode 73 – The Thanksgiving Show

Published 10 months ago in Apple , AWS , Bezos , IBM , Red Hat - 0 Comments

What would it be like if Enterprise IT Suppliers had Black Friday deals?  Who would get trampled….and for what?

iPhone select trick
https://www.dummies.com/consumer-electronics/smartphones/iphone/how-to-edit-text-on-your-iphone/
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/19/bitcoin-skids-to-a-13-month-low-nearing-5000.html
  • The world’s largest cryptocurrency is now down 22 percent in the past week, falling as much as 12 percent Monday to its lowest level in more than a year.
  • Other major cryptocurrencies ethereum and XRP dropped 13 and 5 percent respectively.
  • Bitcoin is now down more than 30 percent since last Thanksgiving, when it gained household-name status and became a common topic around dinner tables.
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/19/vpn_app_investigation/

Using a free VPN? Why not skip the middleman and just send your data to President Xi?

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/439wbw/patching-is-failing-as-a-security-paradigm
This article pisses me off….so long…no answers
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/19/tech-stocks-like-facebook-and-apple-got-crushed-once-again.html
  • Facebook shares fell after a WSJ report that CEO Mark Zuckerberg is becoming much more aggressive in how he manages the tech giant.
  • Apple shares dropped following a report the company has cut production for its newest iPhones.
  • Bitcoin also continued a year-long slide, hitting its lowest level of the year.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/15/bezos-tells-employees-one-day-amazon-will-fail-and-to-stay-hungry.html
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told employees, in response to a question at an all-hands meeting last week, that the company is not “too big to fail.”
  • Bezos was asked a similar question at an internal meeting in March about Amazon’s size and the potential for government regulation.
  • Bezos is addressing the concerns as Amazon prepares to expand into two new headquarters locations in New York and Virginia.
  • Microsoft announced Wednesday it would acquire an Austin-based software product design and development studio called XOXCO.
  • XOXCO is known for Howdy, a bot for the popular Slack work chat app that helps schedule meetings, as well as Botkit, which provides development tools for the GitHub code-sharing service.
  • Microsoft has acquired several other AI startups this year, including Semantic Machines, Bonsai, and Lobe.
  • Microsoft also announced updates to its AI platform, including a new technology called Cognitive Services Containers.
CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey referred to as Frankenstein Jenkins or, more snappily, “Jenkinsteins” as teams add plug-ins to create a “gigantic, fragile master that falls apart”.
Dealing with these “Jenkinsteins” is therefore important.
This is perhaps the most aggressive analysis of what IBM must do…. I like it!!!
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Episode 62 – RedHat crushes it on revenue…Gets Stock crushed anyway.

Published 11 months ago in AI , Amazon , Disney , Google Chrome , MIT , Red Hat , SalesForce , Star Wars - 0 Comments

RedHat has incredible numbers…. Not all Pundits are happy.  Not all Pundits know what they’re talking about!

We also discuss:

When you make Billions, but just can’t make people happy
Tony Hawk’s a genius
https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephenlaconte/tony-hawk-recognized-twitter
I fear this type of thing
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/21/twitter_api_bug/
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/13/mit-students-use-ai-to-make-pizza.html
Slow down to not Suck!
https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/20/17882574/disney-ceo-bob-iger-star-wars-franchise-slowdown
MacOS – Mojave
https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/24/17896252/mac-os-mojave-review-updates-dark-mode-new-features
Is it just me, or do banks around the west of the world go down… a LOT?
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/24/treasury_committee_rbs_barclays_letter_meltdown/
Why we can’t have nice things….This is BS
https://www.wired.com/story/mirai-botnet-creators-fbi-sentencing/
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/09/mirai-botnet-authors-avoid-jail-time/
Follow up
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/20/amazon-just-showed-how-serious-it-is-about-owning-the-smart-home–and-put-apples-last-product-event-to-shame.html
  • Amazon launched at least 15 new hardware products during a special launch event on Thursday.
  • The event showed how serious Amazon is about owning the smart home space.
The Feds are just here to help on 5G
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/22/city_fury_fcc_5g_plan/
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/24/google-chrome-69-automatic-login.html
  • The latest update to Google’s Chrome browser automatically signs users in if they use any other Google services.
  • Although users still have to consent to have their Chrome data sent back to Google, privacy advocates see this as a breach of user trust.
  • Ultimately, this change more explicitly frames Google Chrome as another Google service, rather than as a neutral platform to surf the web.
Apple Siri & SalesForce for Enterprise
https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/24/17895794/apple-salesforce-partnership-ios-siri-enterprise-trailhead
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/18/fedex-cmo-dismisses-amazons-new-delivery-service.html
  • FedEx’s executive VP Rajesh Subramaniam said Amazon’s new delivery service “should not be confused as competition with FedEx” during the company’s most recent earnings call on Monday.
  • This isn’t the first time FedEx downplayed Amazon’s logistics threat.
  • Amazon continues to expand its own delivery network, and launched a new program called Delivery Service Partners that lets entrepreneurs run their own local delivery networks of up to 40 vans.

 

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