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Nancy Gohring is a freelance journalist who started writing about mobile phones just in time to cover the transition to digital. She's written about PCs from Hanover, cellular networks from Singapore, wireless standards from Cyprus, cloud computing from Seattle and just about any technology subject you can think of from Las Vegas. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Computerworld, Wired, the Seattle Times and other well-respected publications.

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Amazon has an interesting definition of 'private cloud'

Amazon Web Services seems to be shifting its strategy in order to build a private cloud for the CIA, after long promoting community clouds.

U.S. Judge Orders Motorola Not to Enforce Microsoft Injunction in Germany

In an unusual case, a U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday that Motorola cannot enforce an injunction that would prevent Microsoft from selling Windows products in...

Microsoft Building New Data Center in Wyoming

Microsoft plans to build a new data center, this time in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Larry Page Letter Highlights Google's Conflicts

The Google CEO's long public letter offers an update on corporate strategy and highlights some of the conflicts he faces, notably issues over privacy and sharing.

OpenStack Essex Release Is Most Stable Yet, Supporters Say

The latest version of the cloud operating system OpenStack, known as Essex, will be released on Thursday, and supporters say that its stability should encourage...

Citrix Takes CloudStack to Apache, Abandons OpenStack

Citrix has abandoned its Olympus OpenStack distribution and will focus instead on its open-source CloudStack operating system, which it has contributed as a...

Terremark Launches Private Cloud Offering

Terremark is offering enterprises a new private cloud service that includes the option to burst onto a public cloud.

Oracle, Google Fail to Reach Settlement in Android Lawsuit

Oracle and Google have failed to settle their intellectual property dispute and appear headed to court on April 16.

RIM Targets Business, Readies New Platform

Fourth quarter results accompany reassessment by the new CEO, who promises renewed focus on the enterprise and partnerships.

RIM Earnings Plummet; New CEO to Consider Licensing

Revenue and sales continue to shrink at Research In Motion as the company struggles to stay relevant before it launches a new smartphone platform.

Google and Oracle Negotiate Potential Damages

In the runup to the trial date for their dispute over whether Google's Android mobile OS infringes on Oracle's Java patents, Google and Oracle are negotiating...

DotCloud Adds Vertical Scaling to Its PaaS Offering

DotCloud has become the latest platform-as-a-service provider to add features typically associated with infrastructure-as-a-service offerings, this time by...

HTC Shutting Down Sense Backup Services

HTC plans to shut down its HTCsense.com cloud backup services on April 30 in preparation for the launch of "new and improved services," it said on its website.

Facebook Reportedly Buys IBM Patents

Facebook has reportedly acquired patents from IBM, a move that could help it shore up defenses against new patent infringement lawsuits ahead of its IPO.

T-Mobile to Lay off Nearly 2000 Call Center Workers

A T-Mobile call center consolidation will cost 1900 people their jobs, as the company works through a restructuring.