Google Acquires Data Analytics Firm Looker For $2.6B In CashGoogle is acquiring data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion cash in an effort to expand its Google Cloud business.
Amazon's Carbon Footprint: Analysts Say It's Huge, Company Stays MumUnlike most of its technology peers, Amazon keeps its carbon footprint figures hidden. The company promised to disclose its carbon-emission figures this year although it declined last week to elaborate on its timeline to CBS News.
IBM to Pay $34 Billion for Open-Source Software Company Red HatIBM announced Sunday it would buy all Red Hat shares at $190 apiece -- 63 percent above Red Hat's closing price Friday, subject to shareholder and regulatory approval -- and the companies expect the deal should be completed in the latter half of 2019.
Long Shot 'Cloud Computing' Wins Preakness In Huge UpsetCloud Computing caught Classic Empire in the final strides to win the Preakness in an upset.
More Than Just Storage, The Cloud Is A Business MustThe future of business computing, including small business, is the cloud.
Oracle Buys Cloud Software Provider NetSuite For $9 BillionNetSuite is just the latest cloud acquisition by Oracle, and its biggest splurge in more than a decade. It paid $11.1 billion for PeopleSoft in 2005.
Microsoft Reportedly Considering Bid For San Francisco’s Salesforce.comMicrosoft is possibly looking at bidding for San Francisco-based cloud computing company Salesforce.com, according to a published report.
$100 Google Chromebit Turns Any TV Into A Full ComputerThis summer, Google is unveiling a full computer that will cost less than $100. It looks like a memory stick or maybe a high-tech highlighter, but it's actually a full-fledged quad core processor computer with 16 gig hard drive and 2 gigs of ram. Just plug it into any TV with an HDMI port available.
Promises of Prosecution After Nude Celebrity Photos Leaked—Is Cloud Storage Secure? After actress Jennifer Lawrence's nude photographs were leaked and posted online, there have been calls for prosecution as well as concerns over cloud storage security.
Salesforce To Anchor 61-Story Transbay Tower In San Francisco; Tallest West Coast BuildingA high-rise building under construction in San Francisco will be named for Salesforce.com and is expected to be the tallest building on the West Coast according to company officials who made an announcement Friday.
Los Altos Web Storage Provider Box Seeks $250M In IPOOnline storage provider Box is the latest rapidly growing Silicon Valley company seeking to strike it rich in the stock market.
Larry Magid: What Happens When Something You Bought In 'The Cloud' Goes Away?An online gaming distribution website may have angered some of its users by removing portions of a game from their libraries. This raises questions of ownership.
Larry Magid: Dropbox Expands, Aims To Replace Hard Drive Dropbox announced that it wants to replace your hard drive by expanding from an app to an entire platform of services. The company is holding its developers’ conference in San Francisco this week.
Tech Report: PlayStation 4 Forecast - Partly CloudySony has unveiled its next-generation gaming system, simply called the PlayStation 4 at an event in New York. So the question is: how does it differ from its previous version?
Tech Report: Bump Your Smartphone To Make It A Flash Drive Our tech analyst talks about a new app called Bump that can turn your smartphone into a virtual flash drive.