BrandPost: Why Controlling Public Cloud Costs is so Difficult and What to Do About It

Of all the reasons to move to public cloud solutions during the past decade, reducing computing costs has perennially ranked as a top driver. That remains true today – in its most recent cloud computing survey of more than 900 IT decision makers, IDG Enterprise found that 42% cited lower total cost of ownership as a key objective behind their cloud initiatives, a higher percentage of mentions than any other…

September 12, 2017
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Apple slashes iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 7, and 7 Plus prices by $100; iPhone SE drops by $50 to $349, now the lowest iPhone price point ever (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)

September 12, 2017

Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat: Apple slashes iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 7, and 7 Plus prices by $100; iPhone SE drops by $50 to $349, now the lowest iPhone price point ever  —  Apple announced its new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X devices today.  And like every year, that means… Discounts! Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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A New Way to Learn Economics

John Cassidy, writing for The New Yorker: With the new school year starting, there is good news for incoming students of economics — and anybody else who wants to learn about issues like inequality, globalization, and the most efficient ways to tackle climate change. A group of economists from both sides of the Atlantic, part of a project called CORE Econ, has put together a new introductory economics curriculum, one…

September 12, 2017
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What to Do When You’ve Been Hacked

Whether your personal data gets compromised in an Equifax-style breach or your email password is exposed, getting hacked can be a nightmare. Knowing what to expect and how to fix it can help, but knowing how to head off hackers in the first place is even better. Source: http://feeds.pcmag.com

September 12, 2017
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Apple Watch Series 3 LTE plans: $10 per month on AT&T, $10 per month on Verizon with three months free, no prices yet for Sprint and T-Mobile (Chris Nolter/TheStreet)

September 12, 2017

Chris Nolter / TheStreet: Apple Watch Series 3 LTE plans: $10 per month on AT&T, $10 per month on Verizon with three months free, no prices yet for Sprint and T-Mobile  —  Apple (AAPL) Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams gave A&T (T) a plug during the tech company’s special event on Tuesday … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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