Google launches Cloud Spanner

Google has announced the beta launch of Cloud Spanner, a new globally distributed database service for mission-critical applications. Cloud Spanner joins Google’s other cloud-based database services, like Bigtable, Cloud SQL and the Cloud Datastore.With Cloud Spanner, Google is making this same database service available to outside developers.
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Payments Solutions Company OMA Emirates Acquires Mumbai-Based mPoS Startup MobiSwipe

United Arab Emirates-based payments solutions company OMA Emirates has acquired Mumbai-based mobile payments services firm MobiSwipe Technologies. The details of the transaction were not disclosed. OMA is looking to broaden its overall portfolio in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and APAC regions. As per agreement, MobiSwipe Co-founders Suresh Santhanaramakrishnan and Harmeet Singh Arora will be joint CEOs at OMA.
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IsItUp.com_ Appointed By AirAsia To Optimize The Management And Lifecycle Of Its Fixed Assets Across All Its Operations, an online-platform for tracking and monitoring fixed assets such as computers furniture and office equipment, has been appointed by airline operator AirAsia to optimize the management and lifecycle of its fixed assets across all its operations. will provide a solution designed to work for an enterprise that covers multiple countries, many locations and is always on-the-go.
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