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56 min ago | ComputerWorld

Cloud computing: Potential, pitfalls for people with disabilities

New research argues that cloud can be an important platform for increasing the independence of people with disabilities but industry and government need a conscious approach to accessibility Cloud computing can help empower people with disabilities by offering increased independence and opportunities to participate in the workforce, according to a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, CIO News

4 hrs ago | GigaOM

Microsoft unveils Azure DocumentDB, a NoSQL database as a service

Microsoft is expanding its Azure platform again, this time rolling out a NoSQL database service as well as a new search tool.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

4 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison turns 70 with no retirement in sight

Most people start thinking about retirement when they turn 70, if they haven't already called it a career.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Lawrence Ellison, Social Security, Personal Finance, Science / Technology, Salesforce, Assistly

7 hrs ago | Business Wire

Research and Markets: Overall Cloud Computing Market in South Africa and Kenya

This research analyses the cloud services in South Africa and Kenya. It provides an insight into the current and predicted future status of the cloud computing services and also the key market trends.

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9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

@CloudExpo | Worldwide IT Spending to Reach $2.1 Trillion in 2014 [#Cloud]

So far, 2014 has turned into a banner year for CIOs that have invested the time and effort to plan for hybrid cloud services, while building strong strategic relationships with their Line of Business leadership.

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12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Lenovo Startup Fund Has Three IPO Candidates After IDreamsky

The Lenovo Group Ltd. startup fund that backed iDreamsky Technology Ltd. through its U.S. initial public offering this month said it has three more candidates that are almost ready for share sales.

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Related Topix: Startup, WA, Science / Technology, Computers, Business News

16 hrs ago | Express India

TCS, Hindustan Unilever, 3 other Indian firms among Forbes' most innovative cos

Innovation premium of TCS, which has a market cap of USD 71.25 billion, is stated to be 39.58 per cent in Forbes list.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Forbes, Tata Consultancy Services, Computers, IT Services, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Light Reading

Testing Performance Is Key to Cloud Success

It's difficult to track just how many companies are now moving their data from servers into the cloud, where a third-party network of remote servers stores and manages all of their data.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Laptops/Notebooks, Apple, Startups, Amazon, Microsoft

Pharmaceutical Engineering

Challenges for Regulated Life Sciences Companies within the IaaS Cloud

The GAMP CoP Cloud SIG published " Cloud Computing in a GxP Environment: The Promise, the Reality and the Path to Clarity " , the first in a series of articles relating to different aspects of cloud computing.

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Java Developer's Journal

@CloudExpo | #CloudComputing: A Quick Primer

"The cloud will transform everything about technology." This statement is better suited for 20 years ago when the cloud was in its infancy.

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Canada.com

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft's board after buying Clippers

Steve Ballmer, former chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks during a news conference at the Dipoli conference center in Espoo, Finland, on Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

InfoWorld

Managing the Reality of Enterprise Cloud Computing

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more Read this whitepaper to find out how Red Hat Storage Server can allow enterprises to quickly and confidently deliver business applications that minimize cost, complexity, and risk while increasing ... (more)

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The CPA Technology Advisor

Proposal Would Simplify Accounting for Cloud Computing Fees Paid by Customers

As part of its simplification initiative, the Financial Accounting Standards Board today issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update intended to simplify the accounting for a customer's fees paid in a cloud computing arrangement.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Corporate Governance, Law

Sys-Con Media

@CloudExpo | #Cloud Is Disrupting Everything [@Emulex]

Is it just me, or has there been an explosion of buzz words lately? Don't get me wrong, the IT industry innovates at a crazy pace normally, but it seems that things have been evolving faster than ever and that a fundamental change in the way things are done is underway.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, CPU

InformationWeek

IBM Bluemix is based on Cloud Foundry

The IBM Bluemix PaaS is also based on Cloud Foundry. Free 30-day trial accounts for Bluemix and a host of popular cloud services can be accessed from this link https://ace.ng.bluemix.net/ The recent announcement by IBM and Apple will create and enable 100+ enterprise apps on the Bluemix PaaS platform and the iOS environment from Apple.

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Sys-Con Media

@DevOpsSummit | IBM's Kristof Kloeckner: '#Cloud Needs #Devops' [@IBMcloud]

In a world of ever-accelerating business cycles and fast-changing client expectations, the cloud increasingly serves as a growth engine and a path to new business models.

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Related Topix: IBM, SoftLayer, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology

Sys-Con Media

@CloudExpo | Data Security for #Cloud and #BigData [@SolCates of @Vormetric]

Cloud and Big Data present unique dilemmas: embracing the benefits of these new technologies while maintaining the security of your organization's assets.

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Related Topix: Vormetric, Startups, Science / Technology

Iol.co.za

Microsoft's Azure has 5-hour outage

Microsoft's Azure cloud- computing service, a critical part of Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella's plan to remake the software company, experienced a major global outage on Monday that lasted for around five hours.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Amazon, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Science Daily

Cloud computing: The last step towards technological globalization?

Cloud computing is not only the latest revolution in the ICT world, but a key enhancer of innovation and economic development.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology

GigaOM

RISC creator is pushing open source chips for cloud computing and the internet of things

Computer scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are joining the fight for open source chips with an instruction set architecture called RISC-V.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Computers, Startups, Intel

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