Google Cloud’s new cloud computing agreement with Aramco, the Saudi Arabian oil producer, could cause friction with Google employees who object to the search giant working with the oil and gas industry and authoritarian governments, reported Bloomberg. The deal shows how Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian is moving ahead with a strategy for generating new business that his predecessor, Diane...
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The podcasting industry as we know it is about to change. Plans by Apple to launch a subscription service for podcasts, as The Information reported today, portends a shift to a much more balkanized podcasting world. Instead of shows being broadly available for free on a variety of outlets, in the future podcasts will be attached exclusively for a price to specific outlets. It’s not only...
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