AWS launches a cheaper single-zone version of its S3 storage service

AWS’ S3 storage service today launched a cheaper option for keeping data in the cloud — as long as developers are willing to give up a few 9s of availability in return for saving up to 20

AWS makes it easier and faster to query data stored in its S3 and Glacier storage services

At its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS today announced a small but significant update to its S3 cloud storage and Glacier cold storage service — and how developers can access data in them

Crunch Report | 1 Billion Hours of YouTube A Day

AWS outage is affecting a lot of websites, like Quora and Giphy, humans are watching about 1 billion hours a day of YouTube, Hyperloop could be coming to India and Lux Capital closes a $400 million fu

In Response To Google, Amazon Announces Massive Price Cuts For S3, EC2, ElastiCache, Elastic MapReduce And RDS

Amazon today announced a new round of price cuts for a number of services on its cloud platform, including its S3 storage service, EC2 cloud computing platform, ElastiCache, Elastic MapReduce and RD

Amazon’s AWS Command Line Tool Hits General Availability, Lets You Control 23 Services From Your Terminal

Graphical user interfaces are great, but sometimes, the good-old command line <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cryptonomicon.com/beginning.html">is all you need</a>. Amazon today <a target="_blank"

Amazon’s S3 Now Stores 2 Trillion Objects, Up From 1 Trillion Last June, Regularly Peaks At Over 1.1M Requests Per Second

At at AWS Summit in New York today, Amazon announced that its S3 storage service now holds more than 2 trillion objects. That’s up from 1 trillion last June and 1.3 trillion in November, when th

Amazon Makes It Easier To Host Static Web Pages On S3

<a target="_blank" href="http://aws.amazon.com/s3/">S3</a> is Amazon's cloud storage service for developers, but you can also use it to <a target="_blank" href="http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/lat

Not To Be Outdone By Amazon, Google Reduces Its Cloud Storage Pricing For 2nd Time In A Week

This is competition at work: earlier this week, Google announced that it would reduce the price of its standard Google Cloud Storage by just a bit over 20%. Then, Amazon announced yesterday that it wo

Amazon Web Services Drops S3 Storage Service Pricing About 25%

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced on stage at AWS re:Invent that it has dropped pricing about 25 percent across the board for its S3 storage service. Senior Vice President of Amazon Web Services And

Microsoft’s Windows Azure Now Stores Over 4 Trillion Objects, Processes 270K Requests Per Second

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/">Windows Azure</a>, Microsoft's cloud computing platform, got off to a slow start when it launched in early 2010. It's clearly gaining mome

Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook Review: A MacBook Air For The Rest Of Us

The Aspire S3 is Acer's first ultrabook. The notebook is almost unabashedly a MacBook Air clone with straight lines and a clean design but it's also $400 less. There are some trade-offs when comparing

Amazon Slashes AWS S3 Prices Up To 19%

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/screen-shot-2010-11-01-at-11-49-38-am1.png" />Looks like Amazon has <a href="http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2010/11/what-can-i-say-another-amazon-

GoGrid Releases API

Cloud hosting service provider GoGrid has announced the release of its API. The REST-like Query interface is available to all GoGrid users, and includes some noteworthy features. The API allows user&#

Samsung Pebble, S3 MP3 players show great promise

Not to be confused with the PEBL, the Samsung Pebble music player is about the size of the iPod Shuffle and features the same basic button layout although this model has a few EQ presets for the EQ in

HP offers unlimited online storage with 'Upline'

And Hewlett Packard, ladies and gentlemen, becomes the first company to offer unlimited online stor — oh, really? Okay. And Hewlett Packard joins a long line of competitors offering unlimited on

Video: Samsung YP-S3 briefly fawned over

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iut032dhSXE&hl=en] This video showing off the Samsung YP-S3 has started floating around the Internet, and we’re not not above embedding it here. The

Sleek 'S3' apparently has a clarity-enhancing finish

If you’re in Korea, you’ll soon be able to pick up ACELAB’s new S3 portable media player which, according to a company official, is surrounded by a special finish that’s suppos

S3 Standy: Make Every Day Earth Day And Save Some Money

Earth Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we should go back to our Earth-killing habits. Many desktop PC owners blatantly overlook the low power settings on PCs that still allow functionali

Amazon S3 Reaches 5 Billion Stored Objects

While I was busy announcing the upcoming TechCrunch20 conference and picking fights with venture capitalists today, Dan Farber was covering the news at the Web 2.0 Expo. One of the more interesting di

Amazon releases early info on S3 storage use

Just over three months ago Amazon made a major move beyond online retail with the launch of its S3 grid storage service. The company today released some information about the program’s early pro
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