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  • How Lyft gets a lift from Amazon’s cloud

    Ride-hailing app Lyft launched in 2012 from Amazon Web Service’s cloud. Today, the company processes about 14 million rides per month, all still from AWS. At the recent AWS Summit in New York Lyft CTO Chris Lambert described how using the cloud allowed Lyft to grow into the company it is today.

    18 Aug. 16 01:43 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Microsoft, IBM tout cloud services as key drivers of earnings strength

    It is earnings season, which for publicly-traded technology vendors in the cloud market means it’s time to update investors on the momentum of emerging products helping to displace eroding revenue from legacy offerings. For two technology vendor stalwarts – Microsoft and IBM - cloud computing has played a significant role in their earnings this quarter.

    21 July 16 02:32 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Why Brexit could cause data privacy headaches for US companies

    The impact of the United Kingdom voting to withdraw from the European Union could have far-reaching implications for international companies who experts say may need to rethink their data management policies as the move could create a network of disparate data sovereignty laws across Europe.

    29 June 16 04:03 Written by Brandon Butler
  • How startups can attract and retain cloud talent

    The top three differentiators startups can highlight to maximize their chances of securing employees with a strong cloud skill set

    14 May 16 05:45 Written by By Greg Arnette, Founder and CTO, Sonian
  • Mingis on Tech: MacBooks are hot, trade shows are not

    Executive Editor Ken Mingis, Apple expert Michael deAgonia and Multimedia Content Editor Keith Shaw mostly fawn over Apple's just-updated MacBook, then debate whether trade shows like Interop and CES are on their way out.

    12 May 16 20:00 Written by Ken Mingis
  • How sports teams win big with data

    Big Data is a huge buzz word in the business world and why should it be any different in sport? Big Data is changing the rules of the game and is providing athletes with the winning edge.

    11 May 16 13:18 Written by Nigel Mendonca
  • Why Microsoft wants to help developers build bots

    One of the key parts of Satya Nadella's keynote address to attendees at Microsoft's Build developer conference Wednesday was a discussion of creating virtual assistants and intelligent chat bots to help users do everything from managing their calendars to booking hotel reservations.

    02 April 16 04:56 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Sendergram aims to reinvent file sending

    Is there room for another? Sendergram believes the file sharing space is a fertile ground for competition. I'm not convinced.

    25 March 16 00:56 Written by Ben Kepes
  • Why Dropbox dropped Amazon's Cloud

    Dropbox has culminated a multi-year project to build a customised infrastructure environment that company officials say is finely tuned to their specific needs, allowing them to reap savings compared with how they used Amazon Web Services' cloud. Should you get out of the cloud too?

    18 March 16 06:41 Written by Brandon Butler

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