Most readers would already know about Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage, due to their extensive implementation in household tech and use in popular culture. For those who don’t know, cloud technology is a web based technology that allows multiple user to store data on the internet. Show More Summary
Microsoft Corp.’s cloud computing revenues shot u […]
Microsoft has revealed a rare number in its earnings announcement: the gross margins on its all-important commercial cloud computing business for the previous quarter: 49%, up from 42% the quarter before. The "commercial cloud grossShow More Summary
Under CEO Satya Nadella the computing giant continues its shift toward a cloud-focused business model.
Microsoft said Azure compute usage doubled and the company's enterprise products fared well in the first quarter.
Microsoft today said that its Azure public cloud saw its revenue go up 116 percent year over year in the quarter that ended on September 30. Compute usage also doubled year over year, Microsoft said. And now the run rate for Microsoft’s commercial cloud portfolio, which also includes other services like Office 365’s commercial tiers […]
Amazon yesterday announced that Windows Server 2016 is now available on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Windows Server 2016 comes with several new features including support for Docker and Windows containers. Windows Server 2016 is now available in all AWS regions, in following forms: Windows Server 2016 Datacenter with Desktop Experience – The mainstream version […]
Keeping track of all the files you upload, download, that live locally on your computer or on the cloud can take a lot of work. Many people develop their own systems for file management and movement, but with this bundle of four Mac apps you won’t have to. It includes Folx 5, Commander One PRO […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Rice University computer scientists have created a new system for mobile users to quickly determine their location indoors without communicating with the cloud, networks or other devices. The battery-saving scheme uses image recognition and "hashing," a method that reduces key details in a photo to short strings of numbers called hashes. Show More Summary
On-premises and public cloud computing have developed l […]
The spacecraft put itself into “safe mode” early Wednesday and restarted its computer, scuttling observations that were to take place as it passed 3,000 miles above Jupiter’s clouds.
UNTRUSTWORTHY COMPUTING: Study finds ‘lurking malice’ in cloud hosting services.
Even if your code is hacker proof, there's still one way into your systems and it's much tougher to patch.
Intel reported a 9% rise in quarterly earnings, as a lengthy slide in the computer market eased a bit and cloud companies stocked up on servers. Shares, though, slid after the company’s lackluster revenue outlook.
Shares of cloud computing pioneer Salesforce.com (CRM) are down 8 cents at $72.75, despite an upbeat note this morning from Rosenblatt Securities’s Marshall Senk, who started coverage of the company with a Buy recommendation, and a $90...Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced significant advancements for their Government Cloud. Microsoft Azure Government is a government-community cloud that offers hyperscale compute, storage, networking, and identity management services, with world-class security. Show More Summary
Microsoft has long offered U.S. government agencies a special version of its Azure cloud computing platform that has all the necessary certifications to allow federal, state and local agencies to use its services. Today, it’s expanding...Show More Summary
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and Microsoft Pakistan collaborated this week to pursue a joint initiative to promote the use of advanced Information Technology and cloud computing solutions across the education segment of Pakistan. Show More Summary
If your job can be done on a computer, then the chances are it can be done in the cloud. This article explores the trend of crowdworkers and its implications for the job market.
Even in the age of cloud computing, USB flash drives are pretty important. Some USB flash drives are more important than others. You might be storing private information on them that you don’t want anyone else to get their hands on. Unfortunately, a USB drive itself isn’t that secure, even if you add some basic password protection to it. Show More Summary