Scientists use Amazon Cloud to view molecular machinery in remarkable detail
In this week's Nature Methods, Salk researchers share a how-to secret for biologists: code for Amazon Cloud that significantly reduces the time necessary to process data-intensive microscopic images.
Amazon says music catalog open to Apple users
Amazon said Thursday its 22-million song music catalog was now "optimized" for users of Apple devices, making it easier for iPhone owners to circumvent the iTunes store.
Mobile operators need to embrace open innovation and cloud computing
Mobile network operators are facing inevitable and hard reforms in their business. Although the consumption of mobile data increases rapidly, operators' user revenues have been sinking steadily for years. For now, operators ...
Amazon.com ramps up challenge to iTunes music store
Amazon.com on Thursday launched a service that gives compact disk buyers instant copies of music in the Internet "cloud" in a major challenge to Apple's iTunes shop.
Research group finds fungi spores contribute to cloud formation and rain in Amazon
IT security problems shift as data moves to 'cloud'
The Internet "cloud" has become the hottest topic in computing, but the trend has created a new range of security issues that need to be addressed.
Amazon offers Cloud Player app for iPhone
Amazon on Tuesday released its music player app for iPhone and iPod touch, a move that expands the reach of the Internet retail giant for Apple users.
Samsung buys music-movie streaming firm mSpot
Samsung Electronics announced it is buying mSpot to take advantage of the Silicon Valley company's prowess at streaming music and films to smartphones or tablet computers.
Microsoft vows to go carbon neutral
Microsoft on Tuesday vowed it would be carbon neutral in the fiscal year starting July.
Microsoft-Amazon.com pressed for clean 'cloud'
Activists rappelled down a Seattle office building Thursday to get Microsoft and Amazon.com to use clean energy to power datacenters running services based in the Internet "cloud."
Researchers work to take the errors out of the cloud
Cloud computing, which taps the resources of a network of remote computers, offers tremendous potential for storing and processing vast amounts of data quickly and cheaply. The catch: As cloud computing applications become ...
Iceland's Katla volcano is getting restless
(AP) -- If Iceland's air-traffic paralyzing volcanic eruption last year seemed catastrophic, just wait for the sequel. That's what some experts are saying as they nervously watch rumblings beneath a much ...
Deforestation reduces rainfall in Africa
Deforestation in the rainforests of West Africa reduces rainfall over the rest of the forest, according to new University of Leeds research published in Geophysical Research Letters.
Apple looks set to launch cloud-based music service
Just weeks after Amazon and Google unveiled their music offerings, Apple appears set to raise the bar.