Microsoft has launched its first “underwater data center,” a submersible shipping container-sized pod filled with hundreds of servers that are cooled by frigid ocean water, according to this report . It’s the culmination of a Microsoft research project aimed at bringing computing capacity to far-flung parts of the world where building conventional data centers isn’t possible. The undersea data...
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I remember my jaw dropping last year when The Information’s Juro Osawa reported that Sequoia China was in talks to raise more than $8 billion in new funding from U.S. investors and others.I was baffled. I just couldn’t imagine that Sequoia, which had picked a slew of winners in the U.S. and China ranging from Google to Meituan, was going to continue to draw such inflows from the U.S. to its...
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