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CSC Acquires Cloud Service Manager ServiceMesh

Information technology company CSC said today that it would acquire ServiceMesh, a cloud services management startup that raised about $15 million from Ignition Partners in 2011. ServiceMesh specializes in technology that helps customers manage the many applications they run on various cloud computing platforms. Financial terms were not disclosed, but CSC described the deal as part of an effort to transform itself into what it called a “next generation IT company.”


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work