EU working out data deal with US
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Thursday, 06 August 2015 11:17

EU working out data deal with US


Promise not to spy on us

The European Commission is working out a deal with the US, that will allow EU data to end up in the US if its government agrees not to steal it.

IBM cornering the cloud patent market
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Wednesday, 05 August 2015 12:51

IBM cornering the cloud patent market


Cloudfinger

Just like Goldfinger attempted to corner the supply of Gold, it seems that Big Blue is attempting the same thing with cloud patents. 

Intel does rather well in Q2 2015
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Thursday, 16 July 2015 10:58

Intel does rather well in Q2 2015


But PC numbers still slide

The maker of chips and bits, Intel is doing better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street expected.

IBM adds Tesla GPU in cloud
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Thursday, 09 July 2015 14:18

IBM adds Tesla GPU in cloud


Nvidia Tesla K80 gets a job with the suits

Biggish Blue has added an option for its SoftLayer product which adds Nvidia Tesla K80 GPU acceleration in the cloud

Oracle experiences profit plummet
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Thursday, 18 June 2015 11:15

Oracle experiences profit plummet


Falling through the cloud

The cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street ran screaming from the toilets after it was announced that industry bellwether Oracle had done much worse than anyone had expected.

Cloud based 4K years away says Nvidia
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Monday, 01 June 2015 09:56

Cloud based 4K years away says Nvidia


Can't get the wood 

Anyone expecting 4K streaming off the cloud any time soon will be plumb out of luck according to Nvidia's CEO.

Waiting for Hadoop could be waiting for Godot
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Gartner warns

Gartner has said that Big Data framework Hadoop will not make any serious impact for at least two years.

Amazon books profit on the cloud
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Friday, 24 April 2015 10:39

Amazon books profit on the cloud


Web Services jump by 50 per cent

Amazon's first-quarter revenue grew thanks to better sales in the US and its cloud-computing services unit increasing sales by 50 per cent.

Intel figures confirm PC slowdown
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Wednesday, 15 April 2015 12:44

Intel figures confirm PC slowdown


Thank the gods for the datacentre

Chipzilla's financial figures confirm that PC sales have continues to slide after a brief recovery after the death of Windows XP.

Biggish Blue invests in cloudy internet of stuff
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Things ain't wot they used to be

The ever shrinking Big Blue has said it will invest $3 billion over the next four years in a new 'Internet of Things" unit, aiming to sell its expertise in gathering and making sense of the surge in real-time data that the Internet of Stuff will generate.