IETF holds 83rd meeting in Paris; U.S. to spend $200M for big data computing

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> Cisco sponsored the Internet Engineering Task Force's (IETF) 83rd meeting this week in Paris. Release

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And finally ... The U.S. government will invest $200 million to fund new research in big data computing. Article