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Microsoft acquires Solair, aims to enhance enterprise IoT offerings

Microsoft has acquired Italian Internet of Things company Solair for an undisclosed consideration. Solair delivers IoT services to a range of industries such as manufacturing, retail, food and beverage, and transportation.

AngularBeans will support the upcoming Angular 2 update

AngularBeans, the popular web frameork that brings together Google's AngularJS and Oracle's Java EE to help developers build applications, is moving forward with plans to accommodate the forthcoming AngularJS 2 framework and support multiple containers, InfoWorld reported.

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 will be generally available June 1, will come in 4 editions

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 will be generally available on June 1, 2016, in four editions, a blog post announced Monday.

Oracle to acquire Opower, will become largest provider of cloud for utilities industry

Oracle has agreed to pay $532 million for Opower, which provides customer engagement and energy efficiency cloud services to utilities.

Need an efficiency boost? Microsoft Flow may be able to help with that

Microsoft has released Flow, a service that automates workflow connections, similar to If This Then That, but specific to Microsoft software. It also released PowerApps, a service that aims to simplify building apps for specific needs.

UPDATED: Intel may be moving away from mobile and tablets, but PCs still fit perfectly into the chip giant's plans

Intel is already making moves to close down its smartphone and tablet business, a move that has been rumored since Intel announce a radical restructuring just shy of two weeks ago. Still, others were confused about exactly what things would change as Intel's focus evolved, wondering if PCs might be next on the chopping block.   

Amazon's first-quarter public cloud earnings up 64% from last year

Jeff Bezos' cash cow in the cloud shows no signs of slowing down. Amazon's quarterly earnings report Thursday revealed that Amazon Web Services made $2.56 billion in revenue during the first quarter of 2016, even more of a windfall than expected.

With intelligent file search, Cloudtenna improves on Microsoft SharePoint

Silicon Valley startup Cloudtenna, a rapid file sharing solution provider, announced Wednesday an intelligent search feature today for its flagship product, DirectShare. According to Cloudtenna, this could be the smart search solution Microsoft SharePoint users have been waiting for.

Project Infinite simplifies the way you access Dropbox files

Dropbox has announced Project Infinite, which will allow Dropbox users to access any file stored in Dropbox locally, regardless of whether or not you have a copy saved to your local hard drive, and without having to go on the web to do so.

Report: Microsoft spending on its cloud data center spikes

Microsoft had one of its biggest spending sprees on cloud infrastructure in company history this past quarter, Data Center Knowledge reported yesterday. The Redmond technology giant has seen a 65 percent increase in data center expenditures year over year, according to Data Center Knowledge's report on the company's recent quarter earnings call.