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2:56 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Watch out, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM: Google Cloud an emerging threat (+ video)

Analysis: Google has evolved drastically over the past year. Not only have the productivity applications for business been rebranded and brought together with the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) portfolio under a cohesive business unit in Google Cloud and leadership under Senior Vice President Diane Greene, but the resulting business has substantially furthered its messaging as well. Here's the first of a two-part report.

Updated 7:02 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock IBM, Red Hat partner for new open source cloud effort

IBM Cloud     Raleigh-based Red Hat and IBM have formed a partnership to offer Red Hat's OpenStack cloud computing platform through IBM's cloud offerings. The firms will jointly market and sell new offerings later this month.

8:10 a.m. Monday

IBM's pledge to hire vets triggers mix of reactions, anger

IBM                           IBM's announced pledge Friday to hire 2,000 veterans and its public push about open jobs within the tech giant triggered a wave of reactions - many negative. Thinking about working for Big Blue? Check out what ex-IBMers have to say.

Updated March 17

IBM to hire 2,000 vets; hundreds of jobs available in Triangle (+ video)

IBM says it plans to hire 2,000 veterans over the next four years, part of the company's recent pledge to create 25,000 new jobs over the next four years. Several hundred jobs are posted in the Triangle and North Carolina. The tech giant also says it will offer free training for veterans.

Updated March 15

Google to host free workshop to help get Durham businesses online

ecommerce          Google is partnering with Durham Mayor Bill Bell to host a free workshop designed to help Durham businesses get online with a website.

March 15

Premium Lock Lenovo names new EMEA leader, adds former Verizon exec to PR team

Lenovo's management team has two new faces: A new leader for its Europe, Middle East Africa operations, and a senior media relations executive who most recently worked for Verizon. Here's a look at what's happening with both moves.

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March 14

Facebook, Instagram join data surveillance ban

Facebook  Facebook and Instagram are prohibiting developers from using the massive amount of data it collects on users for surveillance. This includes using such data to monitor activists and protesters.

March 13

Premium Lock IBM lands 1,900 job, $1.7B outsourcing deal with Lloyds Banking

IBM                           Lloyds Banking in the U.K. is going to transfer some 1,900 computer systems jobs to IBM in a deal worth some $1.7 billion. But the vast majority of the workers transferred won't work at Big Blue for very long, a report says. Plus: IBM puts data on an atom, and IBM is sued by the state of Pennsylvania.

March 13

Premium Lock HPE steps up threats to Lenovo, Cisco with Nimble Storage deal (+ video)

Nimble Storage represents the most recent fuel for HPE's acquisition-accelerated portfolio evolution and presents challenges for Lenovo as well as Cisco which were Nimble Storage partners, reports Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research. Plus: Watch Nimble Storage's latest video.

March 9

Premium Lock HPE exec: Lenovo, Cisco deals with Nimble Storage are 'over'

HPE A senior HPE executive tells employees at Nimble Storage that its strategic partnerships with Lenovo and Cisco are "over."

March 7

Premium Lock HPE buying another Lenovo storage partner

Lenovo        For the second time in two months, HPE is buying a storage partner of Lenovo. This time it's Nimble Storage. However, Lenovo declares the deal will have "virtually no impact" on its storage business, which is based in RTP.

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