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Amazon’s S3 storage service experiences more outages

Amazon’s much-touted S3 cloud storage service suffered another hiccup over the weekend, with service fully restored some eight hours after the first onset of problems. One of the sites affected Read more…
Tags: Twitter   Storage Service   S3   amazon  

Does a CIO need to be a technocrat?

The times, they are a changin’. CIOs once needed a high level of technical expertise to succeed. Today, CIOs certainly must still have a solid foundation of IT knowledge, including an understanding Read more…

Check out the top 100 IT companies

Business Week posted its top 100 Information Technology companies worldwide–companies that are in hot industries, and that have performed well in terms of shareholder return, revenue growth and Read more…

Ten worst entry IT jobs

It may sound grand to work for Google, Amazon, Facebook, Yahoo or other well-known companies, but there are many first-time jobs in the IT field that are not as glamorous as they sound. Valleywag, a Read more…

Microsoft to bring SQL Server to the clouds

Microsoft’s chief software architect Ray Ozzie announced plans to bring the company’s flagship SQL Server into the clouds at the MIX08 keynote last week. Called Read more…
Tags: amazon   hub   SSDs  

New Linux Mings from Motorola next year

What’s a Ming? Why, it’s a Linux-based phone from Motorola (what, they don’t call it the MOTO LNXR?). In case you hadn’t previously heard of them, Read more…
Tags: amazon   Linux   motorola   T-Mobile  

What a CIO needs for a blueprint

Whoever thought that a CIO would need a map to do his job? Well, that certainly seems to be the way it’s going these days. The CIO needs a clear blueprint for his organization and for its goals. It’s Read more…

Online shopping surges

You may have missed the mall after Thanksgiving, but you were probably sharp enough to buy your presents online. The Monday after Thanksgiving found a new shopping day for people still thirsting to Read more…

Zonbu launches subscription-based laptop

Remember Zonbu and their wacky, subscription-based $100 Linux PC? Well, they’re back at it Read more…
Tags: amazon   WiFi  

Amazon’s Kindle gets reviewed

Sure, Amazon’s Kindle eBook reader is likely to tickle the fancy of only a select few gadget freaks but Read more…
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