Netflix offers $100,000 prize in cloud competition

Mar 15, 2013
Netflix is waving around $100,000 dollars in prize money for people with the best ideas to tune up and improve Netflix's data cloud. Netflix cloud systems director of architecture Alex Cockcroft joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to talk through the challenges of managing the company's remote data.

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.

The flop of Chromebook and the cloud vs. apps war

Nov 11, 2011
The Chromebook launched earlier this year and is reportedly a real dud. Chromebooks are designed to be pretty much portals to the internet and not...

And the winner is: Horrible Bosses

Oct 12, 2011
That's the first movie to be released on UltraViolet DVD by the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem, which is a consortium of movie studios and...

Adobe for your tablet

Oct 4, 2011
Yesterday Adobe announced Creative Cloud, which will bring software like Photoshop to tablets. The cloud works with Adobe's just launched set of...

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Amazon just changed retail

Sep 28, 2011
Here's what Amazon is doing. Here's the top line. It's taking all of its entertainment content and making it available through one device. The Fire...

Just Drive, She Said

Sep 26, 2011
Google Docs is expected to get an update and name change. Under its new name, Google Drive, it will host programs you're already used to (word...