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Here is how Google's momentum continues with a new company, called Alphabet.

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‘’Leadership and independence’’. The recipe works: have a strong CEO who runs each business. Henceforth with a new company called Alphabet,Larry Page and Sergey  implement deeply this powerful model.
Definitely Google is not a conventional company. Alphabet Inc. will replace Google Inc. as the publicly-traded entity and all shares of Google will automatically convert into the same number of shares of Alphabet, with all of the same rights. 
Google will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alphabet. Their two classes of shares will continue to trade on Nasdaq as GOOGL and GOOG. 
Alphabet is a collection of companies. The largest of which, of course, is Google. Google financials will be provided separately than those for the rest of Alphabet businesses as a whole. 
Sundar Pichai is a new of CEO of Google.
Alphabet will also include X lab, which develops inter alia: Wing, a drone delivery effort. Google Ventures and Capital join this new structure. 
According to Google, the name Alphabet means …

Nearly $2.118B for the digital economy last week.

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Carpooling, with Uber leading the game, the Private Equity, the online market, security and storage appliances have shook up the wallet last week. Connectikpeople.co has captured nearly$2.118B in funding for the digital economy last week. Investors and companies include:
$12M / Series A for Panorama that surveys students, parents and teachers to help schools make decisions based on data. Launched in 2013, Panorama has raised $16M to date. Investors include:Y Combinator, Google Ventures, Spark Capital and others. $18M / Series A for Seriously, a mobile entertainment startup behind the game 'Best Fiends'. With $28M in total funding, Seriously intends to expand production efforts and invest in marketing initiatives. Investors include:Upfront Ventures, Northzone, Sunstone Capital and others.
$100M / Series B for Zscaler that offers integrated, cloud-delivered Internet security including web security, firewalls, mobile security, IoT security and DLP. The company will use the funding to a…

New technological trends to inspire your entire week: be adaptive to change, but also able to predict and drive it.

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Captured last week, following trends show how much our digital age is disruptive, volatile, flexible and very dynamic. (This post is part of our OurPerspective’slabel).
The goal here is also to help you, business and IT leaders understand and cope with the challenges and opportunities digital transformation can bring to their businesses.
Because at Connectikpeople.co we also believe that, organizations should not only be adaptive to change, but also able to predict and drive it.
Henceforth, Implementing Infrastructure as a Service in the enterprise is an evolving process.
The rise of managed cloud services is making it hard for small businesses to justify the expenses of buying and maintaining in-house data centers.
Cloud-aware apps that aren’t confined to a specific database or infrastructure resources can greatly increase efficiency in your data center and reduce downtime.



An explosion of cheap software is bringing companies closer to where they want to be when it comes to collaboration.