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Graphene Computers Work 1000 Times Faster, Use Far Less Power

Graphene At It Again<p>The discovery of graphene in 2004 began a flurry of studies to isolate other two-dimensional materials. Graphene was found to be …

Engineering

Millions of programmers rely on this site to do their jobs, and its CEO has big plans to make it even more helpful

• <b>Stack Overflow is the go-to site for millions of programmers, giving them straightforward answers to complicated technical questions.</b>• <b><br>The company's already moving fast on its next phase of growth, says CEO Joel Spolsky, selling private versions of Stack Overflow to businesses customers, including</b> …

Programming

How Microsoft and Other Software Kings Are Growing in a Cloud-Heavy World

Over the past 12 to 18 months, an interesting split has opened up in the performance of enterprise IT giants: While companies depending heavily on …

Stocks

AWS launches Migration Hub to make cloud moves even easier

Companies looking to move their applications to the public cloud now have an easier path to Amazon Web Services’ data centers. The cloud provider launched a new Migration Hub today that’s designed to help businesses more easily track their moves.<p>The hub is a web-based portal that lets customers set …

Cloud Computing

How to move into a cloud computing career from traditional IT

There is a great deal of interest from those with traditional IT skills—such as enterprise architects, developers, and networking engineers—to steer …

Cloud Computing

What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know from public and private cloud to software as a service | ZDNet

An introduction to cloud computing from IaaS and PaaS to hybrid, public and private cloud.<p><b>What is cloud computing?</b><p>Cloud computing is the delivery of …

SaaS

How to Back Up Your Entire Computer

You might back up a series of folders regularly with standard cloud storage services, but rarely your entire computer at once. When backing up your …

Google Drive

Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe

Peter Levine, a general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has an interesting working theory. He believes that cloud computing is soon going to take a back seat to edge computing — and we will very quickly see the majority of processing taking place at the device level.<p>As crazy as …

Internet of Things

Google’s cloud gets a boost as Forrester names it a leader in data analytics

Google Inc.’s efforts to establish itself as a major player in cloud computing received a small boost Wednesday when it was named by research firm …

Machine Learning

IBM Beats Amazon In 12-Month Cloud Revenue, $15.1 Billion To $14.5 Billion

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p><b>CLOUD WARS</b> – IBM has …

Oracle delivers bevy of updates to its cloud suite

Oracle might not be the first company you think of when it comes to cloud computing, but the company has made significant strides in recent years. Today, it announced the bi-annual update to its Oracle Cloud Applications Suite.<p>This is update number 13 for those keeping score at home. The suite …

Oracle

NIST, IEEE Team Up to Drive Cloud Interoperability

The venerable Internet standards agency, the IEEE, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have agreed to collaborate on setting a …

Amazon Web Services

Tech Improvements So Dramatic, They're Depressing

If you're an energy company freaked out about increasingly efficient information technology, that is.<p>Fifteen years ago, Japan’s Earth Simulator was the most powerful supercomputer on Earth. It had more than 5,000 processors. It consumed 6,400 kilowatts of electricity. It cost nearly $400 million to …

Moore's Law

AWS System Blueprint for a Startup

A lot of mobile related start-ups have mushroomed over the past few years. All these companies start with a conviction that theirs is going to be …

Startups

Microsoft Joins Everyone But Amazon In Cloud Foundation

Microsoft just joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, a group dedicated to promoting a modern way for businesses to run their software.<p>The …

Kubernetes

Microsoft unveils Azure Container Instances, joins Cloud Native group, isolating AWS on Kubernetes

Microsoft’s cloud business is making two notable moves involving containers Wednesday — unveiling a new service that aims to make it much easier to …

Cloud Computing

Verizon, Dow Jones leaks a reminder: safeguard your cloud data

Businesses everywhere, beware—what happened at Verizon, Dow Jones and the RNC can happen to you, too.<p>A reminder: The names, addresses, phone numbers and in some cases, security PINs of 6 million Verizon customers stored on large cloud-computing servers were made available to the public, the …

Security

The top 5 IT certifications that will increase your salary

Want to move up the ladder in your tech career? Here are five certifications that can help you earn more money.<p>While a candidate's experience trumps …

Project Management

Microsoft Becoming 'King of the Cloud,' Poised to Dethrone Amazon Web Services

KeyBanc analysts said Microsoft Corp (MSFT) will dethrone Amazon.com (AMZN) Web Services to become the "king of the cloud" this quarter.<p>Analysts …

Amazon Web Services

IBM opens four new data centers around the world as it chases cloud leaders

IBM is set to open four new data centers in California, London, and Sydney, as it tries to stay competitive in the cloud business amid steadily …

Google Cloud Platform

The 2017 Top Programming Languages

Python jumps to No. 1, and Swift enters the Top Ten Image: Randi KlettIt’s summertime here at <i>IEEE Spectrum</i>, and that means it’s time for our fourth …

Programming

Amazon makes cloud contract more customer-friendly as rivals loom

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has done away with a controversial clause in its cloud computing contracts that prohibited customers from suing the company over patent infringement, according to an updated version of the Amazon Web Services customer agreement released on …

Amazon Web Services

10 Cloud Computing certifications that will land you a six figure salary Job

Top 10 Highest-Paying Cloud Computing CertificationsTry one of these 10 highest paying cloud computing certifications and get yourself a six figure …

Red Hat

Google Will Literally Ship Your Data to Its Cloud

One of the ironies of cloud computing is that while data flows to and from various data centers over the Internet, the best way to move large amounts …

Domestic Technology

IBM's Plan To Encrypt Unthinkable Amounts of Sensitive Data

Data breaches and exposures all invite the same lament: if only the compromised data had been encrypted. Bad guys can only do so much with …

Encryption

APIs and platforms begin to flex their business muscles

As platform-oriented organizations ascend, interest in enterprise APIs grows. Of interest lately: data and analytics.<p>read this<p>The $13.7 billion deal …

Microsoft finally releases its secret weapon in the cloud wars with Amazon and Google

Microsoft has long maintained that it has a secret weapon in the cloud wars against the Amazon Web Services juggernaut.<p>The weapon is Microsoft's existing inroads into the business software market. And the strategy was never more apparent than in May 2015, when the company announced Azure Stack, a …

Amazon Web Services

Here's what happens inside Amazon when one of its AWS hosting services goes down

In late February 2017, a number of large websites across the internet abruptly went down.<p>Community-question-site Quora crashed, as did product management tool Trello, and Amazon's artificial intelligence assistant Alexa also struggled.<p>The outage lasted several hours — and Amazon's S3 hosting …

Cloud Computing

Intel Rolls Out New Chips in the Battle for Data Center Business

Intel (intc) on Tuesday announced a new line of microprocessors for data centres, setting up a battle with Advanced Micro Devices (amd) and others …

Advanced Micro Devices