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Amazon's growing threat to HP, Dell and Oracle

At any given moment, Netflix Inc. is serving up thousands, if not millions, of online videos from a big data center that the company's 33 million subscribers couldn't care less about, as long as those shows run immediately ...

May 09, 2013
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HPC means business in Cray XC30-A supercomputer debut

(Phys.org) —What better place to use the "new vintage" computing theme than in Napa Valley where the Cray User Group meeting took place on Tuesday, The tie-in this year is Cray's new vintage of supercomputers ...

May 08, 2013 report
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Higher expectations for digital media at NewFronts

Last year, the inaugural Digital NewFronts didn't skimp on the hype. Google, Hulu, Yahoo and others made brash, glitzy presentations to advertisers trumpeting their ascendancy in a rapidly changing media ...

Apr 28, 2013
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As Facebook stumbles, LinkedIn thrives

One of the most successful social networking companies in Silicon Valley saw tremendous growth last year, primarily because it's not a place for posting vacation photos, rating restaurants or playing online ...

Apr 24, 2013
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iTunes celebrates a decade, faces new challenges

When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry—reeling from the effects of online piracy—was anxious to see how the new music service would shake ...

Apr 24, 2013
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White House backs Internet sales tax bill

The White House Monday backed a Senate bill to force online retailers like Amazon and eBay to collect state and local sales taxes, hoping to end a cost disadvantage hampering bricks and mortar businesses.

Apr 22, 2013
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Free video services nibble at Netflix's consumer base

It's too early to tell how well baseball's New York Mets will do this season, but for Mets fans, it's easy to go online and relive the glory days of the team's last World Series-winning year, back in 1986 - without having ...

Apr 17, 2013
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US to require lower-sulfur gasoline

The Obama administration is expected to propose new rules Friday that would slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, one of the most significant steps the administration can take this term toward cutting air pollution, said ...

Mar 29, 2013
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