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Emma Haruka Iwao / Google Cloud Blog:
Google breaks world record for the most accurate value of pi, first time using cloud computing, calculating 31.4T digits after a ~112-day computation   —  Try GCP  —  Get $300 free credit to spend over 12 months.  —  Free Trial  —  TM title , and the first time the record  …
Mar 14, 2019, 8:00 AMIn context
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud survey of enterprises and SMBs: Azure adoption grew from 45% to 52%, reaching 85% of AWS adoption, up from 70% last year   —  The RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud Report from Flexera highlights how enterprises are spending more on cloud computing …
Feb 27, 2019, 6:25 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Report: Microsoft and VMware are working on software to ease porting apps built on VMware's virtualization tech to Azure as part of a broader partnership   —  One of the biggest obstacles to the growth of cloud computing is inertia, as companies that spent tens of millions of dollars …
Feb 26, 2019, 4:25 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers find that weaknesses in Supermicro hardware would let an attacker leave a persistent and hidden backdoor on IBM's cloud “bare-metal” servers   —  Other providers of bare-metal cloud computing might also be vulnerable to BMC hack.  —  More than five years …
Feb 26, 2019, 11:10 AMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Arm unveils two new products for cloud and edge applications, the Neoverse N1, which focuses on compute speed, and the Neoverse E1, focusing on throughput   —  For the longest time, Arm was basically synonymous with chip designs for smartphones and very low-end devices.
Feb 20, 2019, 9:55 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
The DoD will investigate some of the complaints raised by Oracle in a lawsuit over the JEDI cloud computing contract, which is expected to be won by Amazon   —  A federal judge delayed a lawsuit over a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract Amazon.com was favored to win while the government continues …
Feb 20, 2019, 9:05 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Seattle startup Xnor unveils a 100% solar-powered prototype AI camera with 320x320 resolution, an FPGA chip, and an object recognition algorithm loaded on board   —  Stick it in sunlight and it can transmit data pretty much indefinitely  —  A big trend in AI is the transition from cloud to edge computing.
Feb 17, 2019, 12:30 AMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
AWS's Q4 revenue of $7.43B beat analyst estimates of $7.29B; AWS accounted for 58% of Amazon's overall operating income in Q4   —  Amazon's cloud-computing division said revenue jumped 45 percent in the fourth quarter, as the company continued to cement its lead over Microsoft and Google.
Jan 31, 2019, 4:45 PMIn context
Business Wire:
Alibaba Q3: revenue up 41% YoY, its weakest pace in three years, to ~$17B, driven by cloud computing revenue, up 84% YoY at $962M; net income up 33% to $4.5B   —  HANGZHOU, China—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2018.
Jan 30, 2019, 7:30 AMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
Microsoft acquires Citus Data, which develops an open-source extension for PostgreSQL that turns it into a distributed database   —  Databases continue to be one of the most competitive areas of cloud computing, and Microsoft strengthened its database story Thursday with the acquisition of Citus Data.
Jan 24, 2019, 10:35 PMIn context

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