Amazon Wins Court Injunction, Halting Work on Multi-Billion JEDI Contract it Lost to Microsoft

A federal judge in the US just put the brakes on a major military contract after Amazon argued it only lost out to rival Microsoft because the president wanted to “screw” CEO Jeff Bezos. Read More >>

Amazon Says It Lost £7.5 Billion US Military Contract Because Trump Wanted to ‘Screw’ Jeff Bezos

Amazon thinks it lost a military cloud computing contract worth $10 billion (£7.5 billion) to rival Microsoft because American president Donald Trump wanted to personally “screw” CEO Jeff Bezos, court documents show. Read More >>

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What is “the Cloud” – and Where is It?

There's at least one funny joke in the film Sex Tape. While frantically trying to cut off access to the amateur porn vid he accidentally uploaded to iCloud, Jason Segel tries to explain why deleting the file won't work. "Nobody understands the cloud," he says. "It's a fucking mystery!" He's kind of right. Read More >>

Amazon’s Silk Browser Can Be Hacked to Provide Free Grid Computing

Cloud computing is big business. Companies and individual users rent bandwidth from large cloud services to perform all manner of tasks, from hosting small websites to churning through large, computing-intensive tasks like modelling new drug compounds. But what if you could gain access to all that computing power for free? Read More >>

Nobody Has Any Idea What the Cloud Is

A recent survey has unearthed an interesting/borderline depressing fact—one in three people think cloud computing has to do with literal clouds. That's right: many of us think we need an umbrella to access SkyDrive. Read More >>

Amazon Built the 42nd Fastest Computer in the World Without Even Trying

For the past several years, Amazon has been quietly building one of the fastest cloud networks in the history of computers. Except it doesn't exist in any room—it's spread across the entire world. Virtual computers are now supercomputers. Read More >>