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The rest of the world is catching up with AWS – Hotels.com CIO
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The rest of the world is catching up with AWS – Hotels.com CIO

Speaking at Cloud and DevOps World, Hotels.com CIO Theirry Bedos outlined some of the cloud industry’s growing trends, including the erosion of AWS’ dominant position, reports Telecoms.com. The growth of the cloud industry has been well documented over recent months, as numerous studies and surveys dominate web searches claiming adoption […]

E3 2016: Ghost Recon Wildlands Goes to War March 7th
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E3 2016: Ghost Recon Wildlands Goes to War March 7th

The very first trailer brought to us by Ubisoft at E3 was for the much anticipated Ghost Recon Wildlands, and we’ve been waiting for a long time for any hard information for a little while, the drip feed of information has ended, and now it’s coming thick and fast. The […]

Machine learning front and centre of R&D for Microsoft and Google
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Machine learning front and centre of R&D for Microsoft and Google

Microsoft and Google have announced plans to expand their machine learning capabilities, through acquisition and new research offices respectively, reports Telecoms.com. Building on the ‘Conversation-as-a-Platform’ proposition put forward by CEO Satya Nadella at Build 2016, the Microsoft team has announced plans to acquire Wand Labs. The purchase will add weight […]

Gaming Weekly 17/06/2016 – E3 2016 Round-Up
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Gaming Weekly 17/06/2016 – E3 2016 Round-Up

The Gadget Helpline’s GAMING WEEKLY has returned! Each week our dedicated team of gamers will gather some of the top gaming news and announcements from the last seven days and deliver them here to you, our fellow players! In this edition we’ll be bringing you a run down of our […]

Microsoft commits to $26bn LinkedIn purchase in social media play
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Microsoft commits to $26bn LinkedIn purchase in social media play

Microsoft has made a play to enter the social market after announcing it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. The announcement will create one of the largest cloud acquisitions this year, with LinkedIn shares jumping 47% following the news. During the same period Microsoft […]

Microsoft Announces Bid to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion
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Microsoft Announces Bid to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft have announced today that they plan to acquire LinkedIn for a mere $26.2 Billion. The deal is to brokered with cash-only and will value LinkedIn shares at $196 a pop. According to Microsoft, LinkedIn will retain its own brand, independence etc. On top of this, their CEO, Jeff Weiner […]

E3 2016: Fallout and the Year Ahead
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E3 2016: Fallout and the Year Ahead

Along with the expected gamut of Elder Scrolls information came the follow up on the status of fallout over the coming year, and it came in two varieties. The first the flavoursome Fallout 4 DLC barrage and the second being an update on Fallout Shelter. We’ll tackle the Fallout 4 […]

E3 2016: Quake Champions A Blast From the Past
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E3 2016: Quake Champions A Blast From the Past

If there was one thing that could be labelled as the biggest surprise of the night, it would be the unexpected return of Quake. Initially hitting shelves in 1996 Quake became one of the quintessential forefathers of the modern first person shooter. A lot can be traced back to those […]

Battlefield 1 Multiplayer Blows up at E3
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Battlefield 1 Multiplayer Blows up at E3

E3 was also EA’s chance to show off its latest addition to the Battlefield franchise. Battlefield 1. As previously reported on here, was shown off as EA’s new baby, and it’s easy to see why. EA is in putting forth a concerted effort to beat Activision to the punch with “most […]