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For software giant Oracle, the cloud of doom

Mar 20, 2013
For years, Oracle's business has been selling big, expensive computers to hold all your data. The cloud has upended that business model and Oracle's latest profit report could tell us if the company is adjusting.
Posted In: cloud computing, software, Oracle

Keeping cloud computing reliable in the storm, and Russia's new Internet surveillance program

Nov 2, 2012
One of the most common images of this week's hurricane, power-sharing: People huddling with their phones and laptops plugged into power strips set up in bank foyers, coffee shops, or dangled helpfully out windows.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Russia, Internet, cloud computing

Competition heads for the cloud

Jul 2, 2012
After a vicious storm knocks out some cloud computing services, competitors look to profit.
Posted In: Amazon, cloud computing

Storms hit Amazon data center, Netflix and Instagram

Jul 2, 2012
Amazon's servers were hit by a storm in Virginia. Those data centers are also home to storage for other major websites like Netflix, Pinterest and Instagram.
Posted In: Amazon, cloud computing, weather

Google wants to store your stuff in its cloud

Apr 25, 2012
Google Drive premieres, offering users five gigabytes or more of space for documents, pictures, videos, what-have-yous. Plus, learn this term: liquidmetal.
Posted In: Google, cloud computing, apple, Microsoft, iPhone, macbook pro

Greenpeace says Apple and Amazon have dirty clouds

Apr 19, 2012
Greenpeace says some companies running cloud services are doing better than others from an environmental stewardship point of view. It gives Amazon and Apple Fs. Plus, "The Legend of Grimrock" shows you the fun to be had while trapped in a dungeon.
Posted In: apple, Amazon, Google, cloud computing, games, video games

Megaupload users could have data deleted soon

Jan 30, 2012
U.S. prosecutors warn that they may soon delete their personal data they have stored on the file-sharing site Megaupload, citing illegal transfer of music and movies on the site.
Posted In: megaupload, cloud computing

Megaupload case exposes cloud computing risks

Jan 30, 2012
Users of blocked file-sharing site Megaupload could have their photos and personal documents purged. How safe is it to store data in the cloud?
Posted In: megaupload, cloud computing

2011 in review: The changes in Silicon Valley

Dec 30, 2011
The big corner-office changes this past year, and why your living room is the next, big battleground for tech giants like Apple and Google.
Posted In: cloud, cloud computing, apple, Google, Hp, 2011

Regulation tries to catch up with cloud computing technology. All together now: "Good luck, regulation!"

Sep 20, 2011
Politico's Tony Romm reports on efforts in Congress to figure out which laws apply and which new laws need to be created to keep up with the push...
Posted In: cloud, cloud computing, Congress

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