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Amazon snaps up Elemental to boost video on AWS

Amazon will acquire Elemental Technologies in a bid to enrich the video capabilities of its AWS cloud service, the company announced Thursday.

Written by Katherine Noyes04 Sept. 15 02:08

Microsoft researcher: Why Micro Datacentres really matter to mobile's future

Microsoft Research distinguished scientist, Victor Bah,l has been spreading the word about Micro Datacentres, also known by the adorable name "cloudlets," as a key concept for optimisng the performance and usefulness of mobile and other networked devices via the Cloud. Service providers have embraced this vision most aggressively from the start, but it won't be long before enterprise IT pros will likely do the same, Bahl says.

Written by Bob Brown03 Sept. 15 14:07

ARTC signs Telstra to upgrade train communication system

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has signed ten-year contract with Telstra to manage security of supply, maintenance and enhancement to its National Train Communications System (NTCS).

Written by Bonnie Gardiner25 Aug. 15 15:07

Why big data will be a big deal for the new HP

Big changes are afoot at HP as the company prepares for a split up this spring. Big data software is expected to be a pillar of the new Enterprise focused HP company.

Written by Brandon Butler19 Aug. 15 18:54

Collaboration now tops list of cloud computing drivers

With cloud computing maturing, the competitive advantages provided by cloud adoption are declining, but not being in the cloud is turning into a serious disadvantage, according to a new report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.

Written by Thor Olavsrud15 Aug. 15 07:05

Dropbox adds U2F support for better security

Two-factor authentication is often held up as a best practice for security in the online world, but Dropbox on Wednesday announced a new feature that's designed to make it even tougher.

Written by Katherine Noyes13 Aug. 15 06:06

Google moves two cloud data analysis services out of beta

Two Google big data toolsets have finally moved out of beta and into full commercial release, adding to its cloud portfolio a data analysis framework and a service for managing data streams in real-time.

Written by Joab Jackson13 Aug. 15 04:28

GitHub launches desktop client to lure more developers

Looking to expand its already considerable user base, GitHub has introduced a new desktop GUI client that streamlines many of the functions of the online code repository.

Written by Joab Jackson13 Aug. 15 01:54

GE unveils data analytics cloud

GE is entering the cloud market with what it claims is the world’s first solution designed specifically for industrial data and analytics.

Written by Byron Connolly07 Aug. 15 15:44

IBM launches new services to help enterprises embrace Macs

IBM's year-long partnership with Apple took a new turn on Wednesday with the PC giant's announcement of new cloud services designed to help large companies incorporate Macs into their IT infrastructures.

Written by Katherine Noyes06 Aug. 15 04:51

GE launches industrial Internet PaaS

GE took its industrial Internet platform to the cloud today with the announcement of Predix Cloud, a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering designed specifically for industrial data and analytics.

Written by Thor Olavsrud06 Aug. 15 02:21

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