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  • Startup helps companies, developers go global with app, website translation

    Startup Smartling is hoping to court mobile application developers and global companies vexed by the challenge of translating their products, advertisements and websites into multiple languages, with a new cloud-based software platform announced Wednesday.

  • Rackspace debuts OpenStack cloud servers

    Following a four-month beta period, Rackspace has started offering its hosted servers and databases using the open source OpenStack suite of cloud software.

  • Rackspace, HP go all in with OpenStack

    Rackspace and HP have each brought major portions of their cloud offerings based on the OpenStack code out of beta and into general availability today.

  • SAP pointing HANA in-memory database at social sentiment analysis

    SAP is coupling its HANA in-memory database with software for measuring market trends and customers' moods through the analysis of unstructured social media data, the vendor announced Wednesday.

  • Salesforce.com hit yet again by performance issues

    Salesforce.com was hit by another in a string of performance problems on Wednesday, with the issues this time centered on its email services.

  • Dropbox blames employee account breach for spam attack

    Dropbox said Tuesday one of its employee's accounts was compromised, leading to a raft of spam last month that irritated users of the cloud-storage service.

  • Brisbane Airport Corporation goes virtual with Cisco, EMC and VMware

    Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC), operator and developer of Brisbane Airport, chose virtualisation technology by Cisco, EMC and VMware to improve operational efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint, the airport’s technology manger, Stephen Tukavkin, said at a lunch in Sydney.

  • DeepField Networks exits stealth mode to reveal cloud genome mapping

    DeepField Networks, an Ann Arbor, Mich., startup, is coming out of stealth mode Tuesday to announce an analytics tool that maps the traffic patterns, application performance and cost structure of networks for cloud computing companies, content providers and carriers.

  • Oracle, Xsigo set network virtualization consolidation in motion

    With Oracle's acquisition of Xsigo this week, it's now clear we have consolidation occurring in the server and network virtualization markets.

  • Oracle CRM on Demand update focuses on industries

    Oracle is hoping to differentiate its cloud CRM (customer relationship management) software from that sold by rivals such as Salesforce.com with a new set of industry-specific capabilities.

  • Box raises $125 million in funding

    Box has received US$125 million in funding, an infusion the company will use to boost its international expansion and strengthen its cloud-hosted enterprise collaboration, storage, file-sharing and content management software.

  • Netflix uncages Chaos Monkey disaster testing system

    Netflix has released Chaos Monkey, which it uses internally to test the resiliency of its Amazon Web Services cloud computing architecture, making available for free one of the tools the video streaming company uses to keep its massive cloud computing architecture running.

  • Oracle buys Xsigo for software-defined networking

    Oracle said Monday it has inked a deal to buy software-defined networking vendor Xsigo Systems, in a move that will support Oracle's ongoing foray into cloud computing. Terms of the acquisition, which is expected to close within a few months, were not disclosed.

  • RHEL now available on Reserved Instances in Amazon's cloud

    Amazon Web Services has added the ability to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a Reserved Instance, which allows users to cut their costs, the company said on Monday.

  • Mexico hotel giant puts its IT in Texas

    The U.S. has been shipping application development work offshore for years, but cloud computing may help make America a data center services exporter.

  • Survey confirms Google's rep as a tough place to interview

    Some of the leading tech companies administer some of the hardest job interviews, according to research published today by Glassdoor.

  • Megaupload lawyers ask for judge to restore business

    A U.S. judge should permanently dismiss a U.S. Department of Justice criminal case against file-sharing and storage website Megaupload or allow the company to try to resurrect its business until the DOJ serves the company with the charges, a lawyer for Megaupload argued Friday.

  • Microsoft resolves two-hour Azure outage in Europe

    Microsoft says it has resolved an outage of its Azure cloud computing service that impacted some European users for more than two hours on Thursday.

  • Enterprises still reluctant to move to BYOD, says Citrix

    Enterprises face increasing pressure to adopt policies for bring your own device (BYOD) and remote working, but reluctance still remains, said Citrix director of strategic services, Adam Jaques.

  • Microsoft resolves two-hour Azure outage in Europe

    Microsoft says it has resolved an outage of its Azure cloud computing service that impacted some European users for more than two hours on Thursday.