Mozilla’s Decision To Promote Brendan Eich To CEO Inspires Boycotts

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Mozilla’s Decision to Promote Brendan Eich to CEO Inspires Boycotts Mozilla has announced Brendan Eich will take over as the long-term replacement for interim CEO Jay Sullivan, who is leaving to “pursue new opportunities”. Sullivan originally stepped in for former CEO Gary Kovacs, who left in April 2013. While working for Netscape in 1995, Eich invented

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Coupa Raises $40M To Accelerate Development And Global Expansion

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Coupa Raises $40M to Accelerate Development and Global Expansion  Meritech Capital Partners Leads Fundraising for Spend Optimization Applications Leader  SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 20, 2014) - Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for finance, today announced that it has closed a $40 million Series F investment round, bringing total investment into Coupa at $87.5

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Google Drive Drops Prices: 100 GB For Just $2 Per Month!

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Google Drive Drops Prices: 100 GB For Just $2 Per Month!  It was just recently that we were talking about cheap solutions for startups that want to move their file systems to the cloud. The conclusion was that Microsoft OneDrive was the cheapest solution out there, offering 50 GB for just $25 a year and

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DreamHost Looks To Capture CDN Marketshare With New Offering

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DreamHost Announces DreamSpeed CDN, High Speed Content Delivery Network Powered by Fastly, fully integrated with DreamObjects LOS ANGELES, California—March 12th, 2014—DreamHost®, a global leader in Web hosting and cloud services for entrepreneurs and developers, today announced DreamSpeed CDN, a new, high speed content delivery network tightly integrated with DreamObjects – DreamHost’s eminently available and devastatingly

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Cloud News: VMware Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service

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Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service  VMware has launched a Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), VMware Horizon, hosted on VMware’s public cloud server. For rates as low at $35 a month, businesses can use this DaaS to load and operate Microsoft operating systems, such as Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8 on desktop and laptop computers or mobile devices. Businesses

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Where DigitalOcean Meets The Cloud

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Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Secures $37 Million for DigitalOcean    DigitalOcean is a fast-growing startup that provides cloud hosting services to small developers at a cheaper rate than major cloud computing providers like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Windows Azure.  In August 2013, DigitalOcean raised $3.2 million. Already that $3.2 million investment has run

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Yet Another Bitcoin Bank Goes Bust

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Cloud News Round Up March 5th Canadian Bitcoin Bank ‘Flexcoin’ Shuts Down After $600,000 Theft – The digital storage of things doesn’t just offer problems for data, as cloud-based cryto-currencies (a peer-to-peer digital currency that relies on cryptography) can also be built on shaky ground without the right security measures. As Bitcoin, a crypto-currency, is based

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DataCore Unveils Industry’s First Software-Defined Storage Benefits Calculator

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DataCore Unveils Industry’s First Software-Defined Storage Benefits Calculator Web App Instantly Estimates Operational and Financial Benefits from SANsymphony™-V Storage Virtualization FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.– DataCore, a leader in software-defined storage, today launched the industry’s first software-defined storage benefits calculator, as a part of its revamped website. By providing a few details about an organization’s storage environment,

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George Washington University Considers Moving To The Cloud

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George Washington University Considers Moving To The Cloud The George Washington University Board of Trustees will vote in coming weeks on a proposal to move some data and services from overloaded on-premise servers to cloud-based servers. According to university information officers, moving data and applications to the cloud will liberate considerable space on existing traditional

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Project Loon – The Cloud In The Clouds

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Project Loon – The Cloud in the Clouds Google is hoping to take the virtual cloud into the physical clouds with the rollout of its much-vaunted Project Loon. Whilst cloud connectivity provided by helium-filled weather balloons that float 20 miles (32 km) above the surface of the earth might sound like a bad April Fools

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