‘Cloud’

The cloud is raining cash on Amazon, Google and Microsoft

Amazon.com, Google, and Microsoft all topped profit estimates last quarter, highlighting the widening gulf between companies that deliver computing via server-laden warehouses and a generation of latecomers to the cloud boom. Together, the three companies added almost $100 billion in market cap in early trading following their earnings reports on Thursday. The trio shares a reliance on technology […]

Battle between Africa’s mobile phone companies and banks is a boon for financial inclusion

A battle for supremacy New mobile products coming into the market promise to deepen financial inclusion even further. Equity Bank are introducing Equitel, its telecoms unit, that will allow customers to access credit loans, perform cross border money transfers and send and receive money from other commercial banks, reports Reuters. Equity is one of the […]

CIA invests in the AWS cloud despite security concerns

Despite recurring cloud security breaches, the number of government agencies and private corporations moving to the cloud is higher than ever. Jeff Kaplan discusses the CIA’s decision to move to, and invest in, the AWS cloud. Despite lingering debate about the security of today’s cloud services, the CIA has publicly acknowledged that it is investing […]

Cloud Based PC Bridges the Gap Between Tablets And Desktop

CloudGate is an Android-based desktop replacement that aims to deliver the rich environment of Android, and ability to access any Windows applications you need, all at a fraction of the cost of a desktop computer. CloudGate, the new computer from Cloudware Technologies (a MICROmega company), combines the simplicity of the Android operating system with the […]