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Amazon’s Push to the Cloud Adds to Server-Market Woes

To understand the challenges facing makers of server systems, look to health-care staffing firm Schumacher Group.

Rackspace Builds a New Cloud for CERN, A.K.A. the Place That Invented the Web

A cloud that will help unlock the secrets of the universe.
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How Amazon Brainwashed Us All (And Joyent, Too)

Amazon got to define the way the market thinks about public cloud functionality by going first — but that doesn’t mean it gets to own the definition in perpetuity.
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IBM to Acquire Cloud Services Company SoftLayer

Still not buying Rackspace.
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Apple: Google Is Not a “Friend of the Court” in Samsung Case

More of a silent co-defendant …
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Understanding the New Boom in Subscriptions

Businesses optimize for efficiency. Customers optimize for happiness.
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The Building Is the New Server

SaaS will win the enterprise market.
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Software Developer Hiring Engine Gild Lands $8 Million Series A

Creating a meritocracy of software developers.
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Adjusted for Reality, Neither Rackspace Nor Equinix Shine

We learned during the dot-com boom, and the subsequent bust, that it takes real money to build the Internet, meaning that the growth of online advertising, e-commerce, social networking, and all the rest doesn’t offer a magic formula for profit.

Using a Cloud Service at the Office Without Permission? You’re Not Alone.

That cloud service you think your boss doesn’t know about?
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Sound Bites From the SOPA Strike