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Tablet Shopping: 7 Tips To Avoid Buyer's Remorse
News  |  11/28/2014
From 8-inch Windows 8.1 slates to iPads to phablets, tablet shoppers have more options than ever this holiday season. Follow these tips to avoid a mistake.
Docker Security Flaw Found
News  |  11/26/2014
Docker advises users to upgrade their container formatting system immediately to patch security hole in non-current versions.
10 Windows Tablets, Laptops Under $200: Holiday Steals
Slideshows  |  11/26/2014
Gadget shoppers can choose from an array of sub-$200 Windows 8.1 tablets and laptops -- offering more power than you'd guess.
Facebook Data Center Showcases Open Compute Work
News  |  11/25/2014
Facebook's Altoona, Iowa, data center includes Open Compute Project data center network fabric.
IBM Courts DevOps With Dedicated Bluemix
News  |  11/24/2014
Dedicated Bluemix is IBM's development platform with host servers in the cloud dedicated to a single customer, for security and compliance reasons.
Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
News  |  11/24/2014
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
Microsoft Azure Outage: Questions Remain
News  |  11/21/2014
Microsoft Azure's East and South Central US data centers' performance plummeted while West remained relatively unaffected.
Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
News  |  11/21/2014
Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
Microsoft Azure Storage Service Outage: Postmortem
News  |  11/20/2014
Azure outage Tuesday produced disruptions to MSN website, Office 365, Xbox Live, and third-party services, as well as possible data integrity problems.
BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
News  |  11/19/2014
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
How Amazon Kinesis Adds Speed, Resilience To Analytics
News  |  11/19/2014
Three Kinesis users explain how they use AWS's real-time, streaming data capture and analytics service to support their businesses.
The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Commentary  |  11/19/2014
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
Interoute, European Cloud Supplier, Makes US Move
News  |  11/18/2014
One of Europe's largest cloud service suppliers, Interoute Communications, will open a virtual data center in Los Angeles in December.
Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
News  |  11/18/2014
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
News  |  11/18/2014
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
Tech Hygiene: 10 Bad Habits To Break
Slideshows  |  11/18/2014
When it comes to digital devices, a little cleanliness – both inside and out – goes a long way.
Amazon's Container Strategy, Examined
Commentary  |  11/17/2014
Amazon believes it can win developers with new AWS Container Service, despite Google's big headstart.
Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Slideshows  |  11/15/2014
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
Amazon Cloud: 10 New Insights
News  |  11/14/2014
AWS already has five times the compute capacity of 14 competitors combined, but it's still expanding fast. See what else we learned at Re:Invent this week.
Heating Your House With Cloud Computing
News  |  11/13/2014
Is it time to get serious about recycling the radiant heat from servers into heating for other buildings large and small?
Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
News  |  11/13/2014
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
Amazon Focuses On New Services, Not Price
News  |  11/13/2014
Amazon Web Services expands its menu, while dropping references to its leading price-cutter status.
Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
News  |  11/13/2014
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
News  |  11/13/2014
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
Virtualization Delivers For Children's Miracle Network
News  |  11/12/2014
Children's Miracle Network, which helps 170 partner hospitals raise money, wants to generate $1 billion annually through 2022. New virtualization infrastructure is helping to realize this goal.
IndependenceIT: 'Switzerland' Of Virtualized Desktops
News  |  11/12/2014
IndependenceIT offers server-based SaaS to deliver virtualized desktops from an Amazon, Microsoft, or Google cloud.
Net Neutrality: Let There Be Laws
Commentary  |  11/12/2014
Telecom companies insist they already comply with the precepts of net neutrality. So what is the harm in codifying their behavior?
Salvation Army Finds Refuge, Recovery In The Cloud
News  |  11/11/2014
Nonprofit agency finds cloud-based backup and disaster recovery system is best and most cost-effective way to protect critical data.
Rackspace Launches Azure Services From Data Centers
News  |  11/11/2014
Rackspace offers Microsoft's Cloud OS platform from within its data centers, gives Hyper-V users cloud services backed by technical support.
Multi-Cloud Deployments Build Resilience
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
GoGrid CEO and cloud pioneer John Keagy points out the benefits of deploying workloads to more than one cloud service.
Can Dropbox & Box Survive Commoditized Storage?
Commentary  |  11/7/2014
Microsoft and Google have turned up the heat on the cloud storage vendors. Time for them to respond.
CloudHealth Automates Amazon Cloud Management
News  |  11/7/2014
Automated Tasks enables IT to define a cloud management task, set policies around it, and implement the task programmatically.
Google Drive Can Launch Local Apps
News  |  11/6/2014
New Chrome extension Application Launcher for Drive lets Google Drive open files in local applications.
The Huge Internet Change You Probably Missed
Commentary  |  11/6/2014
Global networks have subtly morphed from vertical to horizontal architectures, with east-west traffic now dominating north-south. The impact on industry will be profound -- are your providers ready?
Amazon Prime Gains Unlimited Photo Storage, With Caveats
News  |  11/5/2014
Prime subscribers can now store an unlimited number of small photos in Amazon Cloud Drive.
Dell Cloud Marketplace: Many Clouds, One Dashboard
News  |  11/5/2014
At Dell World conference, company announces offering to help customers manage clouds from partners such as Amazon, Google, and Joyent.
VMware Preps Australia, Japan vCloud Services
News  |  11/5/2014
VMware will launch vCloud Air in Melbourne, Australia, and take the beta label off its Japan service.
VMware's ESXi Has Backup Bug
News  |  11/5/2014
The version of VMware's hypervisor that's embedded in shipping servers has a bug that under certain circumstances corrupts backup virtual machines.
IBM Launches Cross-Cloud Security Protection
News  |  11/5/2014
IBM's Dynamic Cloud Security can monitor and analyze data access activity and applications in IBM SoftLayer, Salesforce.com, and Amazon.
Google Cloud Cuts Prices Again, Adds Services
News  |  11/4/2014
Google continues to advance its cloud business with better virtualization, flexibility, speed, and affordability, but won't catch up to giant Amazon Web Services anytime soon.
Microsoft Reveals Office For Mac Roadmap
News  |  11/1/2014
Microsoft hasn't updated Office for Macs in four years -- but on Friday, the company finally revealed plans for a new version.


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