Microsoft acquires Bethesda for $7.5 billion to boost Xbox
The deal Microsoft’s Xbox business a much-needed infusion of titles such as The Elder Scrolls, Doom and Fallout.
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How Technology is Transforming the Media
Technology has transformed the way news is produced, delivered and consumed around the world. From disruption in business models to changes in readership and access, digital platforms make journalism more vibrant and also more fragile. It is rare to find an industry that has been able to expand its market so rapidly and develop dynamic new ways to interact with consumers — and yet find itself facing an existential crisis. This dissonance is what makes the nexus of media and technology so fascinating.
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Aiming higher, reaching further: Why it’s time to rethink dealmaking in a disrupted financial services marketplace – Deals – PwC UK blogs
By Michael Magee. Opportunistic deal targeting and pursuit of short-term cost savings can only go so far in equipping your business to compete in a financial services market that is facing once in a generation transformation.
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The Platform Economy: Why APIs And Integrations Are Crucial
The platform economy, driven by the rise in big data, new algorithms, and cloud computing, has been on the uptick for years now. Individual platforms are built on Web application programming interfaces (API). Described as the “glue that holds the Web together,” APIs enable a standard mechanism to share data and functionality.
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How to aggregate based on latest value?
Elastic 7.13 is available now on Elastic Cloud — the only hosted Elasticsearch offering to include all of the new features in this latest release. You can also download the Elastic Stack and our cloud orchestration products, Elastic Cloud Enterprise and Elastic Cloud for Kubernetes , for a self-managed experience.This is the classic “bucket explosion” problem when trying to do behavioural analytics on raw log data. Likely you’ll need to create an “entity centric” index to sit alongside your event store.