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Aereo Arguments at Supreme Court Put Cloud Tech in Hot Seat (1) – Businessweek

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Cloud News

The Supreme Court, weighing the fate of Aereo Inc.’s online-TV service, is confronting a broader question that affects consumers and the technology providers they use, from Apple Inc. to Google (GOOG:US) Inc. The debate: Who owns the stuff in the cloud?

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Cloud computing is the plot twist in the Aereo TV case – Constitution Daily (blog)

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Cloud News

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Aereo to Justices: Kill Us, and You’ll Kill the Cloud – Businessweek

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Cloud News

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday about the legality of Aereo, the Internet-television company that offers access to broadcast television channels via thousands of tiny antennas. While the case has been largely framed as a fight over the future of television, Aereo argues that it is also vital to the world of cloud computing

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TV Viewers, the Cloud Computing Industry, and Internet Users Watch Supreme … – Huffington Post (blog)

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Cloud News

TV watchers and anyone who cares about cloud computing as a proven engine for economic progress should be paying close attention to the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday. It is considering what may be its most important intellectual property case this year: a dispute between ABC and other broadcasters against New York-based tech startup, Aereo

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Cloud Computing: A Necessity, Not an Option – PC Magazine

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Cloud News

Competition is a wonderful thing. And the increased competition in cloud services – especially the intense battle among Amazon, Google, and Microsoft – is resulting in services and pricing that would have been hard to imagine just a few years ago.

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Free cloud computing workshop in Huntingdon next Tuesday – Cambridge News

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Cloud News

A free workshop for small businesses to find out about cloud computing is happening next Tuesday from 8-10am at the George Hotel in Huntingdon. Cloud computing commonly refers to hosting ICT services over the internet or ‘cloud’ rather than being based in personal devices or local services. Topics covered in the workshop will include cloud data storage, access, content relationship management, software and project management

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Docker will make cloud apps portable — next year – InfoWorld

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Cloud News

Docker, an open source project providing a way to automate the deployment of Linux applications inside portable containers, is generating a lot of excitement.

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Cloud computing a ray of light for Guiyang economy – ecns

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Cloud News

Guiyang, capital of southwestern Guizhou province, is poised to become an emerging technology hub for inland China as the province seeks to lure high-tech enterprises to the city, industry insiders said. Infobird Cloud Computing Technology Co Ltd has budgeted 600 million yuan ($96 million) toward building a cloud computing center in the city

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Financing in IT Industry Must Adapt to Growth in Cloud Computing, Says GE … – MarketWatch

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Cloud News

CHICAGO, Apr 21, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Companies that design information technology (IT) solutions for commercial customers are facing significant changes to their business model as they adapt to the growing interest in cloud computing, according to GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), a major provider of financing to IT solution providers. At the same time, technology manufacturers are searching for simplified ways of providing financial support on a global basis to the companies that install their IT products and services for commercial customers. Solution providers once focused primarily on reselling hardware and software to businesses.

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Why the Aereo Case Has Cloud Computing Companies Worried – Re/code

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 in Cloud News

In the copyright fight between broadcasters and Internet TV startup Aereo, cloud computing companies like Dropbox and Google are stuck uncomfortably in the middle.

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Financing in IT Industry Must Adapt to Growth in Cloud Computing, Says GE … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 in Cloud News

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Companies that design information technology (IT) solutions for commercial customers are facing significant changes to their business model as they adapt to the growing interest in cloud computing, according to GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), a major provider of financing to IT solution providers. At the same time, technology manufacturers are searching for simplified ways of providing financial support on a global basis to the companies that install their IT products and services for commercial customers.

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Aereo analysis: Cloud computing at a crossroads – Ars Technica

Posted on Apr 20, 2014 in Cloud News

Dime-sized antennas, by the thousands, housed in an Aereo datacenter in New York. Aereo The question of whether online broadcast television is to remain in the hands of a stodgy industry that once declared the VCR the enemy is being put directly before the Supreme Court. Broadcasters' latest legal target is 2-year-old upstart Aereo—which retransmits over-the-air broadcast television using dime-sized antennas to paying consumers, who can watch TV online or record it for later viewing.

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Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks April 11th To April 17th … – Forbes

Posted on Apr 19, 2014 in Cloud News

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FireHost Secures $25 Million in Series E Funding – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Cloud News

FireHost CEO Jim Lewandowski FireHost, a managed cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, has received $25 million in Series E funding led by private investment firm The Stephens Group. According to a press release, FireHost plans to use the funds to extend its brand awareness, product development and sales. "This funding round allows us to invest further in the technology required to provide our customers the type of secure cloud computing they have come to expect from FireHost," Jim Lewandowski, FireHost's CEO, said in a prepared statement

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Red Hat Touts Virtual Containers as Next Advance in Cloud Computing – eWeek

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Cloud News

NEWS ANALYSIS: Red Hat says virtual containers will be an efficient way to distribute applications across the hybrid cloud infrastructures that are favored by enterprises. The development of shipping containers enabled the global trade we now enjoy and made shipping your products around the world a simple transaction. As the opening paragraph in a book chronicling the rise of shipping containers (The Box) from the origins in 1956 onward stated, "The container made shipping cheap, and by doing so changed the shape of the world economy."Now containers, albeit in a digital form, are being touted as the next big thing in cloud computing.At the Red Hat Conference April 14-17 in San Francisco (which I did not attend but did watch the keynotes on YouTube), containers were a big piece of the news.

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