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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...

Dropbox Spam Attack Blamed on Employee Account Breach

A stolen password was used to access the employee's account, which contained a document with user e-mail addresses, Dropbox said.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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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...

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...

Can Open Source Save HP?

A bold new cloud offering built on open source -- with a subtle restructuring -- may plant the seeds for the future rescue of HP.

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, the company's attorney requested Friday.

Are Foreign Cloud Providers Exploiting Privacy Concerns?

Tech officials are warning House subcommittee members that foriegn cloud services providers are trying to exploit perceived weaknesses in privacy laws to drive business away from U.S. providers.

5 Tips for Making Your Cloud SLA Air-Tight

It's one of the most important documents you sign when starting a cloud deployment with a public vendor: your service-level agreement (SLA).

US Groups: Foreign Cloud Providers Marketing Against Privacy Concerns

Cloud computing services from outside the U.S. are trying to exploit perceived weaknesses in privacy laws to drive business away from U.S. providers, according...

Google Establishes Partner Program for Cloud Services

Following the best marketing practices of traditional IT firms, Google has launched a partner program to help third-party vendors use and sell Google cloud...

A Clearer View of Cloud Computing Security Now that the Haze is Gone

The cloud is here to stay because most organizations are looking to the cloud for "extension" -- the capability to take their business in new directions faster, rather than simply as a method of cost management.