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Elastic’s IPO filing is here

Elastic, the provider of subscription-based data search software used by Dell, Netflix, The New York Times and others, has unveiled its IPO filing after confidentially submitting paperwork to the SEC

Crypto and venture’s biggest names are backing a new distributed ledger project called Oasis Labs

A team of top security researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and MIT have come together to launch a new cryptographic project that combines secure software and hardware to enable pri

After 20 years of Salesforce, what Marc Benioff got right and wrong about the cloud

As we enter the twentieth year of Salesforce, there's an interesting opportunity to reflect back on the change that Marc Benioff created with the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model for enterprise soft

Amazon to open visually focused AI research hub in Germany

Ecommerce giant Amazon has announced a new research center in Germany focused on AI and on improving customer experience especially in visual systems.

Google makes it easier for companies to transfer data to its cloud

Onstage today at Google’s Cloud Next conference, the company announced a series of new tools to assist users with data preparation and integration. The updates bolster both the power and agility of

AWS Batch simplifies batch computing in the cloud

Amazon’s new AWS Batch allows engineers to execute a series of jobs automatically, in the cloud. The tool lets you run apps and container images on whatever EC2 instances are required to accomp

Google launches its Cloud Platform region in Tokyo

Google today announced the launch of the Tokyo region of its cloud computing platform. With this, the Google Cloud Platform now features two regions (Tokyo and Taiwan) and a total of six availabilit

Docker builds container orchestration right into its core Docker Engine

Docker, which is hosting its sold-out developer conference in Seattle this week, today announced a major addition to its core Docker Engine. While the company previously split up many of the features

Google brings IFTTT support to its OnHub routers

Google’s OnHub routers are getting a little bit smarter today with the help of IFTTT, the online tool that allows you to easily connect different online services and platforms. Thanks to this,

Microsoft’s Azure Container Service is now generally available

Azure Container Service, Microsoft’s container scheduling and orchestration service for its Azure cloud computing service, is now generally available. The service, which allows its users to cho

AWS Launches Its Smallest And Cheapest EC2 Instance Type Yet

Earlier this year, at its re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas, Amazon’s AWS cloud computing platform announced that it would soon launch a very small (but burstable) instance type for i

Backblaze’s Low-Cost Cloud Storage Service Comes Out Of Private Beta

After a short private beta, Backblaze today opened up its new low-cost cloud storage service for all developers. Backblaze made a name for itself as a backup service for individuals and small business

Google Launches Faster, More Flexible Version Of Its Cloud SQL Database Service

Cloud SQL, Google’s fully managed MySQL database service on its Cloud Platform, is getting a major upgrade today with the beta launch of version two of the service. The original Cloud SQL launch

Google Updates Its Container Services With Focus On Speed, Scaling And Authentication

With its Docker Registry and Container Engine, Google has made a big bet on containers for its Cloud Platform this year. Today, the company is launching updates to both of these services. The Containe

AWS Plans To Launch A UK Region By The End Of 2016

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is aggressively expanding the number of different geographic regions it offers its services in. As Amazon CTO Werner Vogels announced today, the company plans to launch a UK

Tectonic, CoreOS’s Kubernetes-Based Container Platform, Hits General Availability

A few months ago, CoreOS launched the preview of Tectonic, a container platform based on the Google-incubated Kubernetes container management and orchestration tool. Starting today, CoreOS considers T

Google Brings App Engine And Cloud Datastore To Its New East Coast Region

It's only been two weeks since Google first launched some of its core Cloud Platform services in its South Carolina data center (the 'us-east1 region' if you want to be precise). At the time, the two

Google Launches New Cloud Platform Region To Better Serve Eastern U.S.

Google today announced the launch of a new Cloud Platform region for its customers on the U.S. East Coast. The poetically named "us-east1" region will now be available for Google Compute Engine, Cloud

Notifications Are The Next Platform

As the world moves from web to mobile, we’ve been thinking deeply about how people will discover mobile products and services and how we will find and access all the things we need in our digital li

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