Arik Hesseldahl

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San Francisco Adopts Microsoft's Cloud-Based Email

Microsoft has struck a deal with the city of San Francisco to provide Microsoft Exchange Online, its cloud-based email system, for the city’s workforce, beating out competing products from Google and IBM. It was the latest move in a steadily unfolding battle with Google to land government cloud contracts. In 2009, Google won a round by landing a Google Apps contract with the city of Los Angeles.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald