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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 ...

Nov 17, 2009
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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.

Nov 16, 2009
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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 ...

Nov 11, 2009
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Google wooing Microsoft business customers

Google on Monday ramped up a campaign to convert businesses worldwide into users of email, calendar, document and other software programs it offers online as services on the Internet.

Oct 19, 2009
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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 ...

Jul 16, 2009
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Cloud computing: a new horizon

The outlook is bleak for laptops, hard drives and desktops - clouds are on the horizon and could change the way we use computers forever. For some, the ‘cloud’ is just the latest technological craze, but ...

Apr 16, 2009
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The sky is the limit for cloud computing

The prospects for "cloud computing" now seem a little less ... cloudy. Once a term confined to the personal-speak of high-minded tech geeks and derided by critics as a bogus marketing ploy, cloud computing today is arguably ...

Apr 15, 2009
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Sun Microsystems to offer 'public cloud' service

(AP) -- Taking a cue from Amazon.com, Sun Microsystems Inc. plans to launch its own "public cloud" service, which will let everyone from big-time corporations to dorm-room entrepreneurs run their businesses on Sun's computers ...

Mar 18, 2009
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Data Travels Six Times Faster in the Clouds

(PhysOrg.com) -- The National Center for Data Mining (NCDM) at the University of Chicago at Illinois established a cloud computing system that can quickly compile data from widely geographically distributed ...

Feb 26, 2009
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States ascend into the cloud

Seven years ago, the state of Delaware started moving computer servers out of closets and from under workers' desks to create a consolidated data center and a virtual computing climate.

Oct 24, 2014
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