• More layoffs seen in fund management sector

    There will be more layoffs and acquisitions within the fund management industry globally, experts said, amid worsening stock indices and other threats. BlackRock and State Street, for instance, have each announced job cuts this month. This follows a year of bad performance by many stock exchanges around the world. It has been a poor showing for the equities market ever since the financial crisis and amidst the losses incurred across most other financial assets. Aside from the two firms, hedge funds AQR Capital and Balyasny Capital are…

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    Tensions Rise Over U.S. Arrest of Iranian News Agency’s American Journalist

    Tensions Rise Over U.S. Arrest of Iranian News Agency’s American Journalist

    13:08 Jan 23, 2019 GMT +8 - New York Times Middle East

    Iran said it had summoned the Swiss ambassador, which acts on behalf of U.S. interests in Tehran, to protest the Jan. 13 arrest of Marzieh Hashemi.

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    Lens: Photographing the Yazidis in Iraq as They Struggle to Rebuild Their Lives

    Lens: Photographing the Yazidis in Iraq as They Struggle to Rebuild Their Lives

    01:26 Jan 23, 2019 GMT +8 - New York Times Middle East

    Emilienne Malfatto has been documenting the lives of Yazidis, who returned to their ancestral homeland after ISIS was routed from the city in 2015.

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    Bombing in Syria Targets U.S.-Led Military Patrol

    Bombing in Syria Targets U.S.-Led Military Patrol

    07:31 Jan 22, 2019 GMT +8 - New York Times Middle East

    The Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion that injured members of a Kurdish-led force, days after an attack that killed four Americans.

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    Described as Defeated, Islamic State Punches Back With Guerrilla Tactics

    Described as Defeated, Islamic State Punches Back With Guerrilla Tactics

    16:00 Jan 21, 2019 GMT +8 - New York Times Middle East

    All but 1 percent of the territory the Islamic State once held in Iraq and Syria is gone, but to suggest that the group has been defeated, as President Trump did, is to ignore the lessons of recent history.

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    Huawei introduces AI-driven data center switch

    Huawei introduces AI-driven data center switch

    02:54 Jan 19, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Data Centre

    Chinese telecom giant Huawei introduced a new data center switch powered by an artificial intelligence (AI) chip designed to improve performance and reduce latency to near zero. The new switch follows…

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     Hook Up Your Business with Award-Winning Video Conferencing For As Little As $19.99/mo

    Hook Up Your Business with Award-Winning Video Conferencing For As Little As $19.99/mo

    02:40 Jan 18, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Software

    If you’re still using a business landline, you’re likely not doing much business in 2018. Video conferencing is as commonplace as sending an email, and remote team members are increasing by the minute,…

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    IDG Contributor Network: Zero trust: The transition from legacy to cloud-native

    IDG Contributor Network: Zero trust: The transition from legacy to cloud-native

    04:17 Jan 16, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Cloud Computing

    Enterprises operating in the traditional monolithic environment may have strict organizational structures. As a result, the requirement for security may restrain them from transitioning to a hybrid or…

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    Why is Intel without a CEO after seven months?

    Why is Intel without a CEO after seven months?

    23:24 Jan 15, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Data Centre

    Seven months ago, Intel got a blessing not in disguise when its CEO, Brian Krzanich, was forced out amid a sexual impropriety scandal. Since then, there has been near radio silence and not a hint of who…

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    Coding, cloud skills are most in demand for network pros

    Coding, cloud skills are most in demand for network pros

    19:00 Jan 15, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Cloud Computing

    As more companies build their businesses around software, network and data-center pros will also be looking toward software to optimize their skills.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider…

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    Intel announces new data center processors and more

    Intel announces new data center processors and more

    02:01 Jan 11, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Data Centre

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) may seem like an odd place to announce server processors, but Intel knows full well the eyes of the tech world are on the show. And what better place to corral a bunch…

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    Server sales projected to slow, while memory prices drop

    Server sales projected to slow, while memory prices drop

    03:31 Jan 10, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Data Centre

    The global server market grew about 5 percent in 2018, but it will slow in the first half of 2019, according to market researcher TrendForce. However, the company also projects a buyer’s market for DRAM,…

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    Cisco patches a critical patch on its software-license manager

    Cisco patches a critical patch on its software-license manager

    00:19 Dec 22, 2018 GMT +8 - Network World - Software

    Cisco this week said it patched a “critical” patch for its Prime License Manager (PLM) software that would let attackers execute random SQL queries.The Cisco Prime License Manager offers enterprise-wide…

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