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The best emerging storage tech of 2017

My consulting focuses on emerging technology, especially in data storage. Storage is taking a larger and larger piece of the IT budget, and with the growth of IoT, Big Data, and AI, that trend will only continue. That’s why we need new technologies to improve our not-terribly-resilient storage infrastructure. Flash While flash is not new, the advent of quad-level cells ...

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How Shazam’s Billy Batson Got The Role

The comic book movie genre has helped pluck many up-and-coming actors from relative obscurity to become household names, and Asher Angel’s comments during his conversation with Circa News give us more information about how that process works. He flew out to Los Angeles from his home in Utah to audition, and while the entire act of performing made him nervous ...

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Ben Stokes out of England team for ODI series in Australia

Dawid Malan will replace Ben Stokes for England’s one-day series in Australia Stokes suspended from international cricket after Bristol bar brawl in September The Crown Prosecution Service are deciding whether to charge him with assault Stokes made a competitive return to cricket with Canterbury last month  By Paul Newman for MailOnline Published: 08:00 GMT, 31 December 2017 | Updated: 10:13 ...

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James Bond could be black or woman

Los Angeles: The makers of James Bond movies are open to having a black actor or a woman play the famous fictional spy. Producer Barbara Broccoli says she wouldn’t hesitate breaking from the tradition that has seen Bond being played by white, middle-aged men. She is open to having a black or woman as the next iconic spy once actor ...

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A Star Wars Story Composer John Williams Is Working On

Solo: A Star Wars Story will tell the origins of fan-favorite Star Wars character, Han Solo. The film will explore his younger years, revealing how he acquired the Millenium Falcon and met Chewbacca. Aiden Ehrenreich stars in the role originated by Harrison Ford and will be joined by Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian. ...

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Gurbani hat-trick, Jaffer fifty keep Vidarbha in hunt for lead

Vidarbha 206 for 4 (Fazal 67, Jaffer 61*) trail Delhi 295 (Shorey 145, Gurbani 6-59) by 89 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Rajneesh Gurbani is mobbed by his team-mates Rajneesh Gurbani When it looked like Delhi would ease past 300 early on the second day, Rajneesh Gurbani stalled them with a hat-trick. When it looked like the Vidarbha openers would stretch their ...

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Softbank buys large stake in Uber

Getty Images, Spencer Platt (file photo) Japanese conglomerate Softbank and its group of investors bought a large stake in Uber that values the ride hailing startup at $48 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal and Reuters. Uber investors and employees tendered shares equal to 20 percent of the company. Softbank will limit its stake to 15 percent, valuing Uber ...

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