Bay Area Scientists Study Rare 'Pyrocumulonimbus' Clouds Fueling Australia WildfiresBay Area scientists are studying a never-before-seen phenomenon fueling the wildfires burning in Australia that may be a manifestation of climate change .
Hundreds Of Millions Of Facebook Records Exposed On Amazon Cloud ServersA vast collection of data on Facebook users was exposed to the public until recently on Amazon's cloud computing service, researchers have found.
Dropbox Wants To Raise $648 Million In Its IPOThe cloud storage company is selling 36 million shares for between $16 and $18, according to a regulatory filing released Monday.
Pentagon Exposed Some Of Its Data On Amazon ServerAnyone with a free Amazon Web Services account could have looked at the hoard of information stored in the cloud by the U.S. Defense Department.
Amazon Says Typo Led To Massive Web Outage- Amazon says an incorrectly typed command during a routine debugging of its billing system caused the five-hour outage of some Amazon Web Services servers on Tuesday.
Amazon Cloud Storage Failure Causes Widespread Website, App OutagesAmazon's cloud-computing service, Amazon Web Services, is experiencing an outage in its eastern U.S. region, causing unprecedented and widespread problems for thousands of websites and apps.
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.
Online Storage Provider Box Soars In Wall Street DebutBox's shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year.
Online Storage Provider 'Box' Set For $14-Per Share IPOOnline storage provider Box has wrapped up its IPO at $14 per share to set up a test of investors’ appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn’t proven it can make money.
Make It Rain: Cloud Seeders Coaxing Water To Fall And Relieve California's DroughtAs California's drought lingers on and reservoirs dry up, small planes are trying to coax the water to come down.
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.
Groundbreaking Software Saving Lives By Connecting Kidney Donors, PatientsKidney transplants are taking a quantum leap forward at one Bay Area hospital thanks to a new cloud-based computer program that matches donors with recipients. That new software is precisely how California Pacific Medical Center is suddenly performing simultaneous transplants involving eight to ten patients.
Google Rolls Out Long-Anticipated Storage Service For Personal FilesGoogle is hoping to build the world's largest digital filing cabinet in the latest attempt to deepen people's dependence on its services.
Google Opens Online Music Store In Challenge To AppleGoogle is unveiling its much-anticipated digital music store as it opens a new front in its battle with Apple to provide services over mobile devices.