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Amazon Cloud environment down-time

on July 5, 2010 | Amazon | Comments (0)
Amazon Cloud environment down-time

Amazon.com has one of the most sophisticated cloud computing environments today (along with Microsoft). This enables the company to scale their computing requirements and resources as and when they need. During holiday periods of high traffic they can easily boost the hardware required to keep their site operational and speedy. Last Tuesday Amazon.com had a […]

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Google to launch iTunes competitor, Google Music

on June 5, 2010 | Android Apple Google | Comments (0)
Google to launch iTunes competitor, Google Music

It looks like Google will be releasing an iTunes competitor called Google Music for the Android phones. Google music will be a web based system whereby users can go view music and download to their device. Google music will be very much a cloud based music store. Google recently purchased a company called Simplify Media […]

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Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer and Ray Ozzie on Cloud Computing, D8 conference

on June 4, 2010 | Microsoft | Comments (0)
Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and Ray Ozzie on Cloud Computing, D8 conference

Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer (CEO) and Ray Ozzie (Chief Software Architect) discuss how Cloud Computing is becoming more common and users like to access their application in the internet / cloud. Microsoft sees transferring applications into the cloud as an opportunity for their company and also others.

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Google Chrome Operating System coming out Q4

on June 3, 2010 | Google | Comments (0)
Google Chrome Operating System coming out Q4

The Google Chrome OS is set to be released in the fourth quarter of this year. Google announced nearly a year ago that they were building the Chrome OS. The Chrome OS is an open source operating system designed for netbooks and built for speed, startup times, and speedy access to the internet. The OS […]

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Having issues with Foursquare lately? – [UPDATE]

on May 5, 2010 | Foursquare | Comments (1)
Having issues with Foursquare lately? - [UPDATE]

If you use the Geo-location application Foursquare, you may have noticed lately there has been connection problems using the app which basically makes the service unavailable to users. According to Foursquare, who use the high tech Amazon EC2 cloud computing data center in Virginia – there has been problems with part of this cloud environment […]

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