US companies must hand over EU data to our spooks
The US government has become so arrogant that it thinks it can order other countries to hand over data to its spooks and has asked the highest court in the land to back it.
If you run out of storage you can just spit.
Boffins from Microsoft and the University of Washington are planning to encode cloud data onto synthetic DNA molecules.
Core profit drops
The expensive esoteric software outfit which makes management software which no one is really sure quite what it does, but the CEO thinks they need it, reported slightly lower-than-expected first-quarter core profit.
Vole snuffles more cloud
Microsoft has written a cheque to buy Deis, an open source container orchestration company which allows for the creation and management of apps on top of Kubernetes.
Robot's Staple diet creats more cash
The real brains behind Apple, Steve Wozniak, has written a cheque for a huge chunk of the automated paper-digitization company named Ripcord.
But it would say that even if they could
Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has reassured its legions of fans in the media that there is no way that Turkish hackers can bring down its entire operation.
Hey you, get onto my cloud
Nvidia and Microsoft unveiled blueprints for a new hyperscale GPU accelerator to drive AI cloud computing.
Alibaba Cloud (Aliyun), has announced a pilot program with Chipzilla for a cloud-based FPGA (field programmable gate array) acceleration service with the goal of enabling customers to have virtual access to powerful compute resources in the cloud to help them manage business, scientific and enterprise data application workloads more effectively.
Intel’s data centre goose is cooked
After months of rumour, Windows is finally fully functional on ARM based chips and the Wintel alliance is in tatters.
IDC thinks there will be US $122.5 billion spent on it
Beancounters at IDC have been adding up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach $122.5 billion in 2017.