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The COMUNICANO for Tuesday November 7th 2017

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For some yesterday, the Internet was at a slow crawl, or maybe even a stop. DownDetector reported out
 
November 7 · Issue #194 · View online
Andy Abramson
For some yesterday, the Internet was at a slow crawl, or maybe even a stop. DownDetector reported outages with many service providers. What caused it? A fat fingered techie it seems according to both the Register and Wired…what’s worse, is just like programmatic on the stock markets, some large companies like Microsoft and Google had their own protection tools kick in which in turn affected their cloud services. This cascading effect in essence created a “blackout” like scenario…OUCH…as far as other news….Qualcomm braces for a battle with Broadcom…Oh, Amazon….Google and Salesforce get cloudy eyed…..WeWork wants to be WeLearn too…those stories and more are all in today’s COMUNICANO!

Qualcomm Watch
Broadcom Willing to Go Hostile to Win Qualcomm Deal
Amazon Watch
Roy Price’s Alleged Trail of Drinking and Sexual Harassment Challenges Amazon’s Culture
Amazon launches Alexa-less Fire TV Stick for international users of its Prime video service
Google Watch
Cloud race heats up as Google wins a big deal with Salesforce
A strategic partnership with Salesforce to bring the power of cloud to businesses globally
Google updates Pixel 2 XL with new ‘saturated’ color display option and other bug fixes including KRACK attack
WeWork Watch
Exclusive: Cheddar and WeWork form remote studio partnership
WeWork Hits Education With an Entrepreneurial School for Kids
Uber Watch
Bozoma Saint John On Uber as Official Ride of Pop Culture
Stalking Watch
Big Brother isn't just watching: workplace surveillance can track your every move
Odds & Ends
Something is wrong on the internet
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