VMware today demonstrated its new cloud computing service that takes on the 800-pound gorilla, Amazon. No one really expects that this new cloud, named the vCloud Hybrid Service, will really damage Amazon's lock on the cloud computing market, any more than IBM's, HP's, Google's and Microsoft's clouds will. Show More Summary
With online giants like Amazon entering the arena and skepticism surrounding the value of Bitcoin – virtual currency is a hard topic to ignore. This morning Tapjoy, a leading mobile ad and monetization network, released the findings of a study commissioned to Yankee Group, “Redefining Virtual Currency” that examines the $47.5B virtual currency market and [...]
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SiliconANGLE is covering live the VMware press event where VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and Bill Fathers, SVP GM vCloud, unveiled VMware big push into the public cloud to counter both Openstack and Amazon AWS with a unique enterprise approach called … Continue reading ?
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Wolf Richter www.testosteronepit.com www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter The solar-panel industry, once fattened by taxpayer subsidies and false hopes, has been in a death spiral around the world. In the US, a slew of photovoltaic standouts like Solyndra went under, taking billions of subsidies and investor capital with them. Show More Summary
Amazon announced Monday that its Amazon Web Services cloud can now be used for government business, having received a nod from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. FedRAMP’s assessment means that separate agencies do not have to run their own checks of the same cloud framework. Show More Summary
1. Is Bernanke right about the great stagnation? 2. Stanislaw Lem’s major non-fiction work is now in English, Amazon link is here. I have ordered it of course. 3. Find your sheep more easily. 4. More on the guy who bridged the prime gap, and more here, and here. 5. Why do rational people buy [...]
Achievement recognizes suitability of AWS to run sensitive government applications and meet security and compliance mandates.
“Greenlit” (season two, episode five; originally aired 2/4/2003) (Available on Hulu and Amazon Instant Video.) “Where’s the good in this?” Lem asks about the Armenian Money Train. He’s asking how to rationalize armed robbery of such grand proportions. Show More Summary
Politico reported yesterday that Alpha House, the Garry Trudeau-created pilot about a group of Congressmen living together in a townhouse in Washington, DC that’s based on a 2007 New York Times story about real-life legislators who are roommates when they’re in the District of Columbia, has become one of the first shows to be picked [...]
Amazon.ca Introduces Amazon Cloud Drive For Canada Customers can keep all their files safe in the Cloud and access them anytime, anywhere with Amazon Cloud Drive All customers get 5 GB of free storage SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amazon.ca today announced the launch of Amazon Cloud Drive on Amazon.ca. Show More Summary
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon allows you to pre-oder Star Trek Into Darkness for just $19.99, 50% off the movie’s recommended retail price of $39.99. -Star Trek Into Darkness (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) – 39.99 $19.99 (50% Off) And for the big fans of the franchise, there’s also this [...]
This is an excellent deal for any iOS owners who are fans of football and video games. EA is releasing the 25th iteration of the Madden football games this year, called Madden 25. And in that box, which costs a standard $60, there will...Show More Summary
Amazon.ca has announced the launch of its Cloud Drive service in Canada, letting local Web users upload and store their digital files on Amazon’s giant hard-drive in the sky, and... Keep reading ?
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Amazon Web Services has finally received certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, which the company said will lower the cost of implementing its cloud services among government organizations and agencies in the U.S. Show More Summary
Watch Dogs is a pretty cool game, and if you think you're going to be picking this one up then you may want to take advantage of these pre-order bonuses. GameStop will give you the Palace Pack, which includes an investigation bonus that offers more network missions, and the ATM hack boost that will increase the amount of cash you can steal. Show More Summary