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  • Cloud giants do battle backed by distinctly different partner networks

    By Brandon Butler | 08 October, 2014 21:06

    When evaluating the marketplaces of the big three public IaaS cloud providers - Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft - AWS stands out in terms of the maturity of its platform for partners to offer products and services on top of its cloud. But Microsoft, too, has a formidable partner program that could rival Amazon's in the future, analysts predict.

  • Here's why Amazon drones may never land at your door

    By Nick Barber | 04 December, 2013 13:44

    Amazon's ambitious plan to use flying drones to deliver packages is far-fetched, but not just because of technology limitations or air traffic regulations. Amazon's fulfillment center network, as it stands now, is too limited to serve even a tiny fraction of the U.S. in the method described by CEO Jeff Bezos.

  • Amazon: New analytics tool can scrutinise massive amounts of data

    By Brandon Butler | 15 November, 2013 15:24

    Amazon Web Services this week rolled out a new cloud-based data analytics tool named Kenesis, which can analyze massive amounts of data in real time and be paid for by the hour.

  • Specs showdown: iPad mini vs. Nexus 7 vs. Kindle Fire HDX

    By Armando Rodriguez | 23 October, 2013 00:52

    Prepare your wallets, mortgage your house, and start looking for odd jobs around the neighborhood, because Apple's new iPad mini with Retina display looks to be one of the must-have gadgets of the year. By combining a small frame with a faster processor and a better screen, Apple's taken everything we loved about the original Mini and pumped it up a few notches to keep the tablet competitive against the Android tablets slowly invading its turf. We've already extensively compared two such tablets--Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX and Google's new Nexus 7--but it's time to throw the iPad Mini into the fight and see how it fares against these two 7-inch juggernauts when it comes to specs, price, and ecosystem.

  • 2012: The year in quotes

    By Nancy Weil | 12 December, 2012 13:45

    Some of the most memorable IT-related quotes were uttered in courtrooms this year, which involved a steady stream of legal challenges about intellectual property. In no particular order, these are some of the comments that stuck with us as 2012 winds to a close.

  • Cloud computing showdown: Amazon vs. Rackspace (OpenStack) vs. Microsoft vs. Google

    By Brandon Butler | 03 December, 2012 13:14

    It wouldn't be a mischaracterization to equate the cloud computing industry to the wild, wild west.

  • NEWS FOCUS: Will tablets soon be free?

    By Mike Elgan | 06 September, 2011 10:53

    The price of touch tablets used to make sense. Apple's iPad has cost between $499 and $829 since it first shipped a year and a half ago. And for a while, competitors all hovered around that price.

  • Apple iPad vs Kindle DX: Which is better for education?

    By Jeff Bertolucci | 02 February, 2010 01:31

    If the iPad doesn't succeed as a consumer electronics device--its initial target market--it may find a successful second career as an electronic textbook reader.

 

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