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  Alibaba pays all cash to acquire Youku Tudou

Alibaba announced that it had signed the agreement to acquire "China's YouTube" YouKu Tudou on November 6 Beijing Time. This deal will make Alibaba the leading entertainment and media company in China. The highlight of this deal is that Alibaba will pay all cash. When this acquisition is completed, shareholders from Youku Tudou can get cash with $27.60 per ADS. The board has approved this acquisition and they are asking the shareholders to vote to approve this deal. This deal is expected to be ...

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  A Quick Look at the Services Offered by RDBMs vs. NoSQL

The world of IT has to deal with the issue of data storage. The reason for this is that there is plenty of data produced and created daily on the internet and on various business applications. In the past, RDBMs or Relational Database Management Systems were used for storage. Even though they are still used today, there are other offerings that present competition and anyone wishing to purchase data storage systems needs to make comparisons.  One such competing system is NoSQL or Not Only ...

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  Mark Zuckerberg delivered his first Chinese speech in Beijing

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivered a speech in Chinese at "Tringhua Students Dialogue with Board Members" on Oct 24, 2015 in Tsinghua University, Beijing. This is the first time he used Chinese throughout the whole speech. Though his Chinese is not that fluent, his hard work on learning Chinese is well appreciated.  In this speech, he shared three stories : mission, care and looking ahead. Mission You have to believe in your mission. When you have a mission, it will help yo...

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  Using Data Loader Services in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Customer usually feels pain of migrating large volume of data to other system that may result into loss of sensitive data as well. Developers have to write custom code as well to make data compatible with other systems. To reduce this pain, Microsoft has developed data loader services in cloud for CRM online. The benefit of this service is flexible data moving between flat files and it also reduces overall implementation costs too. What are the major benefits? Data importing has become much ...

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  Here is Surface Pro 4

Microsoft is holding a new product release event today in New York. The biggest excitement Microsoft brings us is the Surface Pro 4. The most advanced Microsoft tablet ever equipped with Windows 10. Here are the selling points of Surface Pro 4: Performance 6th generation of Intel Core processor 30% faster than Surface Pro 3 50% faster than MacBook Air Up to 15 G RAM Up to 1TB storage 8.4 mm. Thinnest Surface Pro ever Four USB 3.0 ports Two 4K display ports Ethernet One productive connection S...

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  Microsoft announces new Microsoft Band

Microsoft just announced a new Microsoft Band on a new product release event held in New York today. This new device is the second generation of the smart wearable device since the first generation announced around 1 year back(29 October, 2014). The biggest change of the new Microsoft Band is that it has a whole new design with curved screen. It now can be better adept to our body structure. In addition to this, there are a few other features as well. Below is a list of the features this new Mi...

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  Google Nexus Event Live

Google is going to have new Nexus product release at 12 o'clock 30th September(Beijing time). This new Nexus will ship with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow system from Google.  Here is the live stream from YouTube. Two Nexus phones are expected to be unveiled tonight. They are from LG and Huawei respectively.. The Nexus 6P is Huawei's first Nexus device and will be available for pre-order on Tuesday in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada and Japan starting at $499.99 and the devic...

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  Alibaba subreddit has been banned from Reddit

The subreddit of Alibaba, the biggest e-commerce giant in China, has been banned from Reddit.The reason given is that this community has violated the Reddit rules. But no details about what rules are violated given by Reddit. If we now try to access https://www.reddit.com/r/alibaba, we will see below page. From the page, it says this subrredit has been banned 6 months ago. It's unknown whether this subreddit was created by Alibaba Group or by some other people. And it's unclear w...

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