Microsoft just bought 10 million strands of DNA

Microsoft just bought 10 million strands of DNA

Microsoft’s madcap scientists are set to buy 10 million long oligonucleotides as they ramp up the company’s efforts at making DNA storage a viable proposition. Microsoft Research is buying the long oligonucleotides, which are laboratory-made DNA molecules,...
vCloud Air boss Bill Fathers quits VMware

vCloud Air boss Bill Fathers quits VMware

VMware Inc.’s top cloud executive Bill Fathers is stepping down as boss of vCloud Air after a three-year stint, Fortune reported on Wednesday. vCloud Air has struggled to gain traction in the cloud market under Father’s leadership, due to a lack of key...
Dell doubles down on the Internet of Things

Dell doubles down on the Internet of Things

Dell Inc. is looking to expand its Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio with the expertise of more than two dozen partners, including Microsoft and SAP SE. The company launched its IoT business unit just last year, introducing its new gateway device that’s able to...