Amazon’s Web Services Uses 450K Servers

Amazon’s cloud computing operation is estimated to use at least 454,000 servers in seven data…

Dell Delivers Performance To Enterprise Clients

Yesterday Dell introduced seven new rack and tower servers that are powerful, efficient and innovative.…

iPhone, Android Apps Secretly Access User Photos Stored On Phones

People were rightfully outraged when news broke last month that some apps for the iPhone…

Salesforce Earnings: Company Beats Estimates

Salesforce released its earnings report for fiscal Q4 and full-year 2011, beating most estimates. Quarterly…

Microsoft, Apple Call For Clearer Patent Rules

Microsoft has issued a statement expressing their support for international industry standards regarding the licensing…

Internet Sales Tax Returns to Congress; eBay Makes Their Case

eBay’s Todd Cohen made a spirited plea to the House of Representatives Committee on the…

Follow-Up: Gerloff Chimes in on YaCy

This morning we ran a story on a new free search engine, YaCy. YaCy has…

Virginia Rometty Appointed IBM CEO

IBM announced that its board of directors elected Virginia M. Rometty President and CEO. She…

Is “the Cloud” Overrated?

With so much hype around how great cloud computing is, it’s hard to imagine it any way other than good. The news is full of stories about what the cloud can do, the increased adoption rate of the cloud, and how more and more businesses are developing cloud applications. As a result, it would be really easy for businesses that are not on board with cloud computing to think that they’re way behind the times.