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Suns aware of COVID-19 spike forward of ‘huge deal’ taking part in on Christmas

Head coach Monty Williams of the Phoenix Suns talks with Chris Paul #3 and Devin Booker #1 during t...

PHOENIX — A few Phoenix Suns players felt the need to allude to or mention the COVID-19 pandemic when talking about playing a game on Christmas, which shows you that they are just like a lot of us with the latest spike from the omicron variant weighing heavily on their mind. The Suns are in … Read more

The Future is in Interoperability Not Huge Tech: 2021 in Overview

The Future is in Interoperability Not Big Tech: 2021 in Review

2021 was not a good year for Big Tech: a flaming cocktail of moderation failings, privacy breaches, leaked nefarious plans, illegal collusion and tone-deaf, arrogant pronouncements stoked public anger and fired up the political will to do something about the unaccountable power and reckless self-interest of the tech giants. We’ve been here before. EFF’s been … Read more

Asset bubbles? Champagne outfizzes Massive Tech and bitcoin in 2021

LIVE MARKETS Wall Street nurses Fed hangover, tech drags the party down

LONDON, Dec 24 (Reuters) – You might be tempted to pop corks if you’ve invested in vintage champagne this year – the most coveted bottles have outperformed all major financial market assets, from Big Tech to bitcoin. Online platforms that allow you to trade desirable wine, champagne and spirit vintages, much like stocks or currencies, … Read more

What Oracle’s acquisition of Cerner may imply for large tech in well being

What Oracle's acquisition of Cerner could mean for big tech in health

Earlier this week enterprise software giant Oracle shocked the healthcare IT world when it announced its plans to buy one of the leading EHR systems Cerner for $28.3 billion. The news puts Oracle on the map as a potential major player in the health technology world.  “This was a deal that no one saw coming. Beyond … Read more

Huge Tech break up results in demise of Web Affiliation

Big Tech split leads to demise of Internet Association

Enlarge / Street sign for K Street, the Wall Street of political influence in the US capital. Bjarte Rettedal | Getty Images Growing tensions between Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, Meta, and Apple lie behind the death of the Internet Association (IA), the nine-year-old lobby group that was Big Tech’s voice in Washington, according to insiders and … Read more

Massive Sky’s ESPN+ deal coming to fruition | Native

Big Sky’s ESPN+ deal coming to fruition | Local

BRENDEN MARTIN Special to the Daily Sun It has been six months since the Big Sky Conference announced that it had reached an agreement with ESPN to stream NCAA Big Sky games on ESPN+. In a huge move for the conference, all head-to-head Big Sky games would be available on the streaming platform starting in … Read more

Huge Tech cut up results in demise of Web Affiliation

Big Tech split leads to demise of Internet Association

Growing tensions between Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, Meta and Apple lie behind the death of the Internet Association (IA), the nine-year-old lobby group that was Big Tech’s voice in Washington, according to insiders and industry observers. The Washington-based group, which dubbed itself the “unified” voice of the internet industry, will shut at the end of the … Read more

Here is why the telecom business is taking intention at Massive Tech

According to Sandvine, global network traffic from the biggest Internet companies passed the halfway point during the pandemic. (Source: Sandvine)

In one small chart, network-monitoring company Sandvine offers a clear view into operators’ changing stance toward Big Tech companies like Amazon and Facebook. The chart shows the percentage of traffic that the six biggest Internet companies generated across global networks. According to Sandvine, global network traffic from the biggest Internet companies passed the … Read more

A yr into China’s tech crackdown, the sky is now not the restrict for China’s Huge Tech

A year into China’s tech crackdown, the sky is no longer the limit for China’s Big Tech

“The crackdown on tech companies and data usage has had a massive impact,” said Mark Tanner, managing director of research firm China Skinny, adding that the inability to use data as before has limited the ability of Big Tech to exploit their synergies. “It has both restricted what tech companies can do, but also made … Read more

Retail offers are seeing an enormous revival

Retail deals are seeing a big revival

Before the pandemic, the retail sector was more known for bankruptcies than for blockbuster M&A deals or high-profile leveraged buyouts. Not anymore: 2021’s global retail M&A volume reached $227 billion as of Dec. 16, a year-over-year increase of 59%. That nearly keeps up with the broader increase of about 64% across all industries, according to … Read more