Tired of struggling to read those ugly and confusing captchas on web forms? So was the HeavyGifts group, the masterminds behind the new service MetalCaptcha. The free service replaces the traditional captcha mess with the name and artwork of different heavy metal groups. Bands can even submit their own artwork to the site so they can become a captcha, too.
Following the release of Groove Music on Windows 10, Xbox and Android, Microsoft has now launched Groove Music service on the web. Just like any other Groove Music app, Groove Music on the web allows users to stream millions of songs with Music Pass, buy music from Microsoft Store, access music stored on the OneDrive, […]
Amazon, the online shopping giant, is making its MySQL-compatible database engine called Amazon Aurora, available to other businesses in a few select regions. Amazon Aurora provides functionality compatible with more expensive commercial database technology, but at more affordable price.
Photo courtesy Amazon Prime Video Amazon is betting on “Top Gear” to bring more customers to its Prime subscription service. The company said today that it had signed former “Top Gear” presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and...Show More Summary
Planned Parenthood's Web site was put on the defense twice this week. In the latest incident, which occurred Wednesday, the group said it experienced a "wide scale distributed denial of service attack," or DDoS attack, which directs massive amounts of traffic to a site to take it offline.Read full article >>
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, IBM and Google ar […]
Google Maps is a web mapping service that offers panoramic views of streets and satellite imagery. It also illustrates them with excerpts from Wikipedia articles. You may not know how much this free mapping service offers. Even if you...Show More Summary
55 percent of readers stay on a web page for less than 15 seconds. That's not a lot of time to grab their attention. But it's critical you do. Your B2B website is a key component of how you sell your services to clients. It's often the first stop potential buyers make when evaluating your firm. Show More Summary
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to invest $1 billion in cloud computing globally as it seeks to challenge Amazon.com in Web services.
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GoDaddy, one of the world’s largest web hosting companies and domain name registrars, launched formally in Australia on Wednesday. Although it has had a localised online offering since 2012, the company hopes to better serve Australia’s...Show More Summary
Frequent travelers don't have to do their own packing, dry cleaning and luggage transfers through airports with DUFL's premium service, now available on Android and Web apps, along with the original IPhone.
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced that its Aurora database engine, which first launched in November in preview, is now generally available to customers. Aurora can power the existing Relational Database Service (RDS), and is compatible with MySQL and MariaDB databases. Aurora increases the performance of the RDS. It ensures 6 million inserts per minute […]
IBM is confirming its acquisition of a startup called Compose, a privately held company that provides MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, and other database as a service (DBaaS) offerings targeted at web and mobile app developers. Show More Summary
Last week, in its quarterly earnings report, Amazon.com revealed for the first time how much money its cloud computing operation, Amazon Web Services, takes in. The numbers were impressive. AWS has become an $8 billion business, and its revenues continue to grow swiftly, nearly doubling in the most recent quarter from the same period last year. The unit’s profit […]
Amazon beat Q2 earnings expectations Thursday afternoon, sending the stock sky-rocketing. Growth in Amazon Web Services, the company's profitable cloud computing business, soaked up much of the spotlight on the company's subsequent earnings call, but there was one other topic that investors and analysts kept bringing up: India. Show More Summary
Amazon delighted investors on Thursday by posting a rare profit, helped in large part by its profitable cloud computing business, Amazon Web Services. AWS sales surged 81% over the year-ago quarter, brought in revenue of $1.82 billion...Show More Summary