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Apple Expands Cloud Service With Google While Preparing Its Own Infrastructure

Alphabet's Google has landed Apple as a customer for its cloud computing platform. Apple has started to store part of its cloud service in Google cloud platform, while also building its infrastructure.

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Steve Jobs Introduces iCloud Storage System At Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple to Enhance Encryption Security for iCloud, Making Key for Data Inaccessible Even for Itself

Sources believe that Apple is trying to enhance its security for iCloud amid the legal dispute with the FBI. However, the tech giant will have its challenges to ensure security while retaining users convenience. Reports also said that the company has moved some of its iCloud services to Google servers.

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Intel

Intel Seeks to Improve Cloud Services from OpenStack with $100M Investment in Mirantis

Intel is partnering up with Mirantis to advance OpenStack cloud computing framework with a $100 million investment.

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DNA in the cloud

Amazon, Google race to get your DNA into the cloud

Amazon.com Inc is in a race against Google Inc to store data on human DNA, seeking both bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries and market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018.

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Amazon

AWS move, disclosure suggest Amazon yielding more to Wall Street

After years of giving investors the cold shoulder, Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is starting to warm up to Wall Street. The No. 1 U.S. online retailer was unusually forthcoming during its fourth-quarter earnings call on Thursday, saying it will break out results this year, for the first time, for its fast-growing cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services.

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Amazon boxes

Amazon's cloud business a harder sell in post-Snowden era

This spring, Taser International Inc won a small but high-profile contract to supply body cameras to the London police. But the deal nearly collapsed over one issue: where the video footage would be stored.

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Google Inc

Google to shell out $207M for Dublin data center expansion

Mountain View, US-based search giant Google will shell out $207.7 million (€150 million) to expand its data center in Dublin Ireland to beef up its revenue generation through its cloud services.

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Alyssa Henry

Amazon Web Services executive Alyssa Henry joins Square Inc.

Former Amazon Web Services executive Alyssa Henry joins Square Inc., a crucial move following the company's announced public debut within this year.

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Google Compute Engine

Google adds more features to cloud service but mum on new customers

While Google is expanding its public cloud, the Google Compute Engine, with new features, it has remained silent about getting new customers to use the platform, VentureBeat reported.

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Calculator

Google launches calculator that helps developers estimate cloud costs

US-based search giant Google launched a new Cloud Pricing Calculator that helps developers determine the cost of running an application, including the amount of storage, CPU, time, and other resources required to run an application on its public cloud.

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Windows Azure

Microsoft reduces prices of storage services to compete with Amazon

Microsoft is not going to permit itself to be counted out of the cloud game and has taken on Amazon by reducing the prices of its cloud storage services, VentureBeat reported.

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Redis DB

Garantia Data changes name to RedisDB – acquires USD9 million in funds

Garantia Data had renamed itself to RedisDB, following a USD9 million investment round.

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Nokia Lumia

Nokia's head of developer relation quits for a job at Amazon

Marco Argenti, head of developer relations in Nokia, announced that he left Nokia for a job at Amazon's Web Service Business.

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Amazon

Amazon's report will include 13% to 26% growth from 2013's Q2

Amazon was expected to release a report that would signify growth ranging from US$14.5 billion to US$16.2 billion.

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