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UpCloud bets on storage performance, US datacenter to dent market

The cloud market still has room for smaller providers, according to the Finnish cloud company's CEO

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Facebook's alternative PHP engine attracts Web service providers

HHVM is being used by the Box storage service and by one of the largest hosts for enterprise-ready WordPress

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Microsoft Azure thrown out of gear during a performance update

Microsoft detailed the cause of Azure service interruptions that continued through Wednesday for some customers

U.S. Senator Al Franken questions Uber's privacy policies

Franken questions Uber's so-called 'God view' data tool.

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Recognizing the changing cloud

Using the cloud no longer means building an infrastructure from the ground up.

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Uber's rider-controlled Spotify jams could cost drivers

Drivers using their own phones could be charged for the Spotify music they play over speakers in Uber cars.

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Court shuts down tech support 'scams' targeted by FTC

Companies' free trial software identified nonexistant computer errors and charged customers to fix them, the agency says.

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BitTorrent dismisses Sync security concerns

The cryptographic implementation is solid and cannot be compromsied through a remote server, the company said

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U.K. lad is youngest ever Microsoft Certified Professional at five years

Like father, like son. A five-ear-old boy peered over his father's shoulder to learn the ins and outs of Microsoft's OS.

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Small teams, big deployments

These companies fearlessly found solutions to major data problems, all the while keeping their staff size lean and efficient.

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SkyKick promises simpler migration to Office 365

Cloud services mean you don't have to run your own servers but for email, few companies want to start from scratch

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Adobe can now send customized messages to beacon apps

The company is hoping its customers will use analytics features to prevent messaging fatigue

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TRUSTe deceived consumers about recertification program, FTC says

The agency and privacy certification provider reach a settlement on its recertification promises

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Online video moguls team up to set standards, meet growing demand

Cisco, Comcast, Yahoo and others formed the Streaming Video Alliance

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Google helps track overfishing through satellites

The prototype platform uses ship traffic signals to track fishing activity