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Tech News Recap for the Week of 1/18/2016

Were you busy last week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 1/18/2016!

Microsoft is cutting Azure prices by up to 17%. Citrix has hired a new CEO. Microsoft is donating $1B in cloud services to nonprofits. Wal-Mart is pushing for a greater online presence. Cloud infrastructure spend continues to grow. There were also a couple of good interviews that came out with new VMware CIO Bask Iyer and FCC CIO Dr. David Bray, as well as some good articles around wearables, app security, and the worst passwords of 2015. 

Tech News Recap

  • Microsoft Azure Prices Being Cut by up to 17%
  • Ex-Microsoft, BMC Exec Tapped for Citrix CEO
  • New VMware CIO Explains Approach to Containers
  • Cloud infrastructure spend grew by 23% in the third quarter of 2015
  • Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to remain the default iOS search option
  • Which CFO Personality Is Right for IT?
  • IT Infrastructure Trends: 5 Worth Watching
  • Network security vs. app security: What's the difference, and why does it matter
  • 2016 Roundup of Cloud Computing And Enterprise Software Predictions
  • Microsoft plans to donate $1B in cloud services to nonprofits
  • The cloud will own and drive your car
  • Cyber war isn't turning out quote how it was expected
  • Wal-Mart merges tech teams in online push
  • Wearables are everywere, but are they part of BYOD
  • How will cloud computing influence the business world in 2016
  • These are the worst passwords of 2015
  • FCC CIO on fostering a team of creative problem solvers
  • 8 Ways Cloud Storage Delivers Business Value
  • Trends in CIO hiring: The road to the C-suite passes through operations

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By Ben Stephenson, Emerging Media Specialist



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