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  • Amazon Cloud Player now works with iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

    Amazon's Cloud Player music streaming service launched only with Android compatibility, but an update rolled out this weekend quietly introduced basic support for Apple's iOS. If you have an Amazon Cloud Drive account (5GB free, plus a free 20GB upgrade if you purchase an album via Amazon MP3), you can now stream music on iOS devices too.

    Written by Daniel Ionescu09 May 11 07:19
  • Amazon Cloud outage bad for business

    Outages to Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) offerings over the weekend have received plenty of global coverage, but they left at least one Australian business frustrated.

    Written by Hamish Barwick27 April 11 12:29
  • Opinion: The buck stops with you on Cloud

    Amazon Web Services has been going through a much publicised outage, which has lasted by all appearances more than 12 hours. A range of services including Hootsuite, Reddit, Heroku, Foursquare, Quora and others have all faced major disruptions.

    Written by Alan Perkins22 April 11 12:37
  • Lawson Software takes page from Apple with marketplace

    Lawson Software is taking a cue from Apple, Amazon and others, announcing on Monday the Lawson Marketplace, an online store where customers can use a credit card to buy a range of add-on tools for their ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus04 April 11 21:37
  • Lawson Software takes page from Apple with marketplace

    Lawson Software is taking a cue from Apple, Amazon and others, announcing on Monday the Lawson Marketplace, an online store where customers can use a credit card to buy a range of add-on tools for their ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus04 April 11 21:37
  • Wall Street Beat: IBM, Apple riding high

    Passing the second anniversary of the Great Recession's market low this week, the technology sector remains a pillar for corporate revenue and investor confidence, as industry bellwethers like IBM and Apple make impressive share gains.

    Written by Marc Ferranti12 March 11 08:45
  • Publishers slowly warm to library e-lending

    Can libraries continue their role as lenders when books are in digital form? While library executives are set on the idea, at least some book publishers seem to still be wary of having libraries circulate electronic copies of their books to multiple parties, even with controls in place.

    Written by Joab Jackson26 Feb. 11 09:10
  • New community marketplace seeks cloud developers

    Developers interested in coding projects for public cloud services have a new avenue to find work in the form of CloudSpokes, a community marketplace announced Monday by Appirio.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus15 Feb. 11 00:03
  • Database administrators prepare to move to the cloud

    Cloud computing is set to transform the use of databases within enterprises. According to a Database Trends Survey, more than a third of database professionals think that cloud computing is to have the most transformational effect on database technology. 34 of respondents to the survey plumped for cloud as the technology that would have most effect on their lives, ahead of the 27 per cent who chose virtualisation.

    Written by Maxwell Cooter15 Dec. 10 01:11
  • Kindle first impressions: It's all good

    Well, now we know why Amazon's stock of Kindle 2 e-readers evaporated so quickly. Just hours after I wrote about the devices being out of stock, Amazon announced a new model of its popular e-reader. The device, called simply the Kindle, is available for pre-order now and will ship August 27. While most of us will have to wait a month to get our hands on the new gadget, a few lucky bloggers and technology reporters already got a chance to check it out. So far, they seem to like it...a lot. In fact, in reading many of the reports about the new Kindle, I found it difficult to find anything they didn't like about it.

    Written by Liane Cassavoy30 July 10 07:56
  • Amazon cloud uses FedEx instead of the Internet to ship data

    Amazon's cloud storage service has unveiled a brand new way to quickly move giant amounts of data to the cloud, one so technologically advanced that it actually allows customers to "bypass the Internet."

    Written by Jon Brodkin11 June 10 03:01
  • Amazon encrypts CloudFront, but security comes at a price

    Amazon Web Services' content delivery network service CloudFront can now transfer data over an encrypted HTTPS connection, but users will pay more than if they transfer it via HTTP, Amazon said on Monday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs09 June 10 04:51
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