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Google integrates IBM Power Systems into its cloud

Given that Google Cloud wants to persuade more companies to move to its platform, it needs to be able to provide businesses with an onramp for their current legacy systems and workloads that they can not easily replace or transfer into the cloud.But now Google is also entering this game by partnering with IBM in launching IBM Power Systems on Google Cloud. “Enterprises looking to the cloud to modernize their existing infrastructure and streamline their business processes have many options,” writes Kevin Ichhpurani, Google Cloud’s corporate VP for its global ecosystem, in today’s announcement. “At one end of the spectrum, some organizations are re-platforming entire legacy systems to adopt the cloud. Many

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Airbnb officially bans all open-invite parties and events

One month after Airbnb  confirmed plans to verify all of its listings, the home-sharing giant has announced additional efforts to protect its hosts and guests. Airbnb will provide a “clear and actionable enforcement framework” for scenarios, including excessive noise, major cleanliness concerns, as well as unauthorized guests, parking and smoking. The company, expected to go public

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