17 08, 2019

Harvard University Sold Apple and Facebook Stock — and Bought Alphabet

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Harvard University’s endowment made some bold stock trades in the calendar second quarter.

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26 07, 2019

Reputation management companies are faking court orders to suppress Google results

July 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Reputation management companies are faking court orders to suppress Google results

Googling yourself may be easy, but changing what Google says about you is nearly impossible. It’s so difficult, that many small businesses pay tens and even hundreds of thousands of dollars to get rid of negative comments. The companies that do this are known as reputation management companies. Jim Axelrod reports.

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12 05, 2019

A Top State Pension Loaded Up on Berkshire Hathaway, Kroger, and Facebook Stock

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South Dakota’s retirement system also nearly doubled its investment in upscale-goods maker Tapestry, and bought more Verizon stock in the first quarter.

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10 04, 2019

Google Cloud announces Traffic Director, a networking management tool for service mesh

April 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

With each new set of technologies comes a new set of terms. In the containerized world, applications are broken down into discrete pieces or micro services. As these services proliferate, it creates a service mesh, a network of services and the interactions that take place as they interact. For eac…

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8 06, 2018

Microsoft Unveils FASTER – a key-value store for large state management

June 8th, 2018|Tags: , , |

At SIGMOD 2018, a team from Microsoft Research will be presenting a new embedded key-value store called FASTER, described in their paper “FASTER: A Concurrent Key-Value Store with In-Place Updates”. As its name suggests, FASTER makes a major leap forward in terms of supporting fast and frequent lookups and updates of large amounts of state …

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