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  • Former Amazon cloud engineer spills to Reddit audience

    Usually Amazon Web Services, which many consider to be the leader in the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud computing market, is pretty hush-hush about the internal workings of its massive cloud.

    Written by Brandon Butler17 May 13 14:32
  • Is Twitter broken?

    Twitter, the increasingly popular micro-blogging service, has come under quite a bit of criticism in the past few weeks. Users of the platform, which describes itself as an "information-sharing network" are struggling with what to do about false information being spread around.

    Written by Brandon Butler01 May 13 20:57
  • Reddit apologizes for 'online witch hunt' for Boston bombing suspect

    In a testament to the issues surrounding the appropriate use of social media during a tragedy, Reddit is publicly apologizing for the role that it played last week in fueling an online witch hunt that led to identifying an innocent Brown University student as a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

    Written by Zach Miners22 April 13 23:36
  • Large-scale Google outage affects customers worldwide

    Access to several of Google's most popular web services, including Gmail, Drive and the main administrative console was disrupted for around two hours Wednesday morning.

    Written by Jon Gold17 April 13 17:00
  • Google grabs behavioral analysis startup Behavio

    Behavio, the startup best known for maintaining the open-source Funf mobile framework, announced Saturday that its staff had been acquired by Google, in a move likely aimed at bolstering the search giant's mobile capabilities.

    Written by Jon Gold16 April 13 22:56
  • Bitcoin's price soars to over $200

    Bitcoin may just be a "virtual" currency, but there's no denying its rising value. The currency, which last month was trading on the order of roughly $30, is now valued at over US$230.

    Written by Zach Miners09 April 13 21:38
  • Activist launches campaign to change the DMCA

    The author of a successful White House petition calling on government officials to legalize the unlocking of mobile phones has turned his attention to broader reform of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

    Written by Grant Gross06 March 13 20:51
  • Reddit to accept bitcoin for premium service

    The popular social-news site Reddit said it will now accept bitcoins, following blogging platform WordPress in embracing the four-year-old virtual currency.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk15 Feb. 13 02:53
  • Windows 8 Update: Bill Gates gushes about Surface Pro - 'It's very nice'

    Never let it be said Billl Gates is a hype machine. When asked what type of computer he was using to participate in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session, he confided it was one of Microsoft's new Surface devices that the company talks about in glowing terms.

    Written by Tim Greene13 Feb. 13 16:19