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Stories by Marc Ferranti

ZoneSavvy taps big data to help SMBs find best sites for businesses

Location, location, location: As the old joke goes, those are the three keys to business success. Now, with big data analysis, corporations can be smarter than ever before about where to open up new offices or businesses.

Written by Marc Ferranti24 Nov. 16 05:20

Microsoft wins appeal over US government access to emails held overseas

A U.S. appeals court has quashed a search warrant that would have required Microsoft to disclose contents of emails stored on a server in Ireland, in a case that has broad ramifications for privacy, diplomatic relations and the ability of American companies to sell web services abroad.

Written by Marc Ferranti15 July 16 01:44

Digital transformation spurs tech M&A to close in on record

The digital transformation of business via cloud, mobile and big data technology is fueling IT mergers and acquisitions, which are set to rocket past the record level set back in 2000 when the dot-com era crested.

Written by Marc Ferranti08 Dec. 15 15:00

Microsoft plunges deeper into retail with flagship New York store

Six years after stepping into the retail market with smaller mall outlets, Microsoft is literally taking the wraps off its flagship store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue on Monday, the same day as the general release of its Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book.

Written by Marc Ferranti26 Oct. 15 05:07

AT&T a closer partner of NSA than previously known, Snowden docs show

A fresh analysis of documents disclosed by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden shows that AT&T has been a much closer and eager partner for the National Security Agency's Internet spying activities than was previously known.

Written by Marc Ferranti16 Aug. 15 07:52