From left: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and LinkedIn cofounder and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman in a promotional image released after the companies announced that Microsoft would be acquiring LinkedIn on June 13.

SEC documents reveal how Microsoft acquired LinkedIn

It turns out Microsoft Corp. wasn't the only tech giant interested in acquiring LinkedIn Corp. A document filed with the...

July 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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Google’s Jeff Dean on the benefits of large-scale deep learning for building intelligent systems

AI via machine learning and deep learning drives the “AI first” strategy penetrating enterprises. Embrace it to live-long and prosper!...

June 21st, 2016 Stephen Ibaraki

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IBM Steps Up GPU Power for the Cloud

IBM Corp. announced on Thursday (May 19) Nvidia power on IBM cloud. Cloud computing is becoming an increasingly powerful option...

May 20th, 2016 Chris Lau

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Will Flash be dead by end of 2016?

It looks like it's becoming increasingly easy to predict a time of death for Flash. Google has publicly released a...

May 17th, 2016 Dave Yin

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Thomas A. Limoncelli, internationally recognized system administrator, shares success secrets for the enterprise

Practical system administration, agility, and DevOps are rooted in successful enterprises. Drawn from his deep experiences authoring pioneering top books...

February 12th, 2016 Stephen Ibaraki

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Panzura pinpoints files with Google Maps

It’s fair to say that Google Maps is the most popular interface for most people looking for directions, so when...

February 3rd, 2016 Gary Hilson

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Google Chrome to start issuing warnings for SHA-1 certificates in January

A new year brings hope for starting the next 12 months with a clean slate. However, it may also start...

December 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Top 5 most popular stories on IT World Canada in 2015

If you're thinking about your New Year's resolutions for 2016, allow some of the most popular stories on IT World...

December 18th, 2015 Brian Jackson

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Why Google Fi might not make it to Canada

*Editor's note: Story originally published April 24, and is updated as one of our most popular posts of 2015. Google...

December 12th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano