Multiple updates led to Google cloud outage

Multiple updates led to Google cloud outage

Google has provided an explanation for the two-hour outage affecting its Google Cloud Platform on Aug. 11, saying the error was entirely its own fault. The incident affected Google App Engine’s APIs, which were left “unavailable” for short periods. According to...
IoT & Big Data accelerate M&A tech deals

IoT & Big Data accelerate M&A tech deals

The Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data analytics are driving a record number of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals, both for the second quarter of 2016 and the entire year to date, says a new report from Ernst & Young (EY). The second quarter saw 28 deals...