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EU eyes a cloud computing heaven

With the cloud computing business still in its relatively early days, the European Union moved on Thursday to secure a toehold in a potentially lucrative market it says could deliver 2.5 million new jobs.

dateSep 27, 2012 in Business
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Many computer users hesitate to ride the Wave

Google's latest brainchild, Google Wave, is all the rage among bleeding-edge technology enthusiasts. But corporate information technology executives say that while they're intrigued by Wave -- a replacement ...

dateNov 11, 2009 in Internet
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Microsoft's cloud computing system is growing up

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. leads its industry in part because a vast army of outside computer programmers design software that only runs on its Windows operating system. Now, the company is fighting to keep those programmers ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Software
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IBM makes Big Blue cloud

IBM on Monday announced it has created the world's largest business computing "cloud" capable of holding an amount of digital data on a par with 250 billion iTunes songs.

dateNov 16, 2009 in Software
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SAP sales rise, company boosts outlook

(AP)—Business software maker SAP AG saw its third quarter profit fall from a year ago because of a large one-time gain booked then, but the company raised its sales outlook for the year and said its business in cloud computing ...

dateOct 24, 2012 in Business
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Microsoft cloud computing gets down to earth

For the last year, the tech world has buzzed with talk of the next big thing: cloud computing. Hailed as a breakthrough that will allow companies to compute without much hardware, the technology has pushed companies such ...

dateJul 16, 2009 in Software
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Deutsche Boerse to launch cloud computing exchange

Deutsche Boerse, operator of the Frankfurt stock exchange, unveiled Tuesday plans to launch a new market place where companies, public sector bodies and research institutes can buy and sell excess cloud computing ...

dateJul 02, 2013 in Business
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Whiter clouds could mean wetter land

One proposed emergency fix to halt global warming is to seed clouds over the ocean to make them more reflective, reducing the solar radiation absorbed by the Earth. But the scheme could also change global rainfall patterns, ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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