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RightScale's cloud survey shows the hybrid and public clouds growing at the expense of private clouds.
Ubuntu Linux aims to become the glue that holds the Internet of Things together with its new partnerships.
Amazon first launched its Global Certification Program in 2013, offering extra visibility points for both IT professionals and AWS itself.
Cloud decisions for enterprises are shifting back to central IT; Amazon Web Services leads; Microsoft's Azure surges and there's a lot of headroom left for infrastructure as a service.
Amazon drops from the top perch in the Harris Poll Reputation Quotient, Apple slides and Samsung leaps ahead. Tech sector fares well overall.
Apple and Samsung tablet sales have declined, but the market may bounce back with help from Microsoft.
Four companies have agreed to make changes to the way 'freemium' apps are promoted and charged for in Italy.
Amazon's voice-reactive Echo device is in limited availability, and David Gewirtz wants to tinker with it. Here is his list of things he would like to see the Echo do, if he ever gets his hands on one.
Alexa, Amazon's two-pound assistant in the room, now does more with music services, improves speed and accuracy.
Starting in the first quarter Amazon will break out AWS as its own unit with more financial transparency. The move will open up options for AWS and Amazon.
UPDATED: Amazon will start breaking out AWS results starting with the first quarter earnings report of 2015.
UPDATED: In preview mode for the moment, WorkMail is available for free via a 30-day trial, covering up to 25 users.
The three new offerings build a sort of cloud-as-you-go strategy, allowing users to move applications and processes to the cloud whenever it makes the most sense.
Amazon is reportedly in talks to buy a stealth-mode Israeli startup that could give its datacenters a boost.
The e-commerce giant has announced plans to shoot and release movies for theaters.
I buy a lot of gadgets, and this year more than most years. There were good gadgets, average gadgets, and duds purchased this year. Here are the best of the lot in the order I value them.
Hardware. Software. Services. We live in amazing times, and the technologies we use every day would have been considered magical just a few short years ago. Here are 10 small pieces of magic that made my life easier this year.
The keyboard from Amazon is made especially for the Fire HDX 8.9, but works with the 7-inch tablet save one feature.
Both Amazon and Apple have tablets at the ready for the holiday spending extravaganza. But that means consumers are faced with a choice. So, let's put Apple's iPad Air 2 up against Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX and see which comes out the winner.
The specials may not be as plentiful as on Black Friday, but here are a half-dozen sales if you're looking for a tablet that's not an iPad.
There is no single best device, but here's the best of the best.
This unique device from the folks at Amazon wants to be your invisible friend in the room. In some ways it probably will be.
Looking to snap up a new PC, tablet or free downloads? Check out this selection of the best deals we've seen so far.
Amazon's Fire Phone has the design quality you might expect from Apple's iPhone, or Samsung's Galaxy S5. It's a strong contender in the Android space, even if it misses a few enterprise targets.
This keyboard for the latest tablet from Amazon is much improved over the model we reviewed earlier this year. It's worth a second look by those looking for a reasonable keyboard solution for the Kindle Fire HDX.
The latest tablets from Amazon are each good in their own right. Which one to choose often comes down to size so we pit them head-to-head to help you decide which is better for you.
Amazon's Fire smartphone has an innovative user interface with a focus on the Prime consumer.
There are not as many apps for the Kindle Fire HDX as there are for Android tablets but these are some good ones. They should work on most Android tablets, too.
There are dozens of personal cloud storage services, but which one is the best deal for you or your company? Here's my pick of the best of them.
So you’ve got a shiny new tablet for work and play. These ten accessories are cheap and will complement the new gadget no matter which brand.
Every time a new tablet computer hits the market, experts speculate whether it could be the one to take down Apple's iPad. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains why Amazon's Kindle Fire could be its stiffest competition yet.
At an Apple press event, CEO Steve Jobs shows off the company's new iBooks app. Users can now browse, read reviews, read a sample excerpt, or just buy books--and the book downloads to a virtual "book shelf." The software has the support of five of the largest publishers, including Simon and Schuster.
At the Supernova Conference in San Francisco, Amazon Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels broadly outlines the benefits of a cloud-based infrastructure. He says Web services offer businesses the ability to lower costs, increase agility, and run a more secure platform within their organizations.
Neil Hunt, Chief Product Officer of Netflix, claims the company is well-positioned to stay strong in the subscription market. While companies like Apple and Amazon may be able to offer streaming capabilities, Netflix can offer hybrid packages so users can receive media any way they like it.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and Senior Editor Sam Diaz about the financial health of Internet heavyweights, Google, Yahoo and Amazon. Dignan and Diaz share their views on Google's search business, Yahoo's prospects after Microsoft, and whether the current energy crisis is helping Amazon's online sales.
ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind demonstrates what happens when Amazon's Kindle is awakened from a crashed state. He also answers questions like: What's the recovery like?, How graceful is the comeback? And will resetting the device wipe out its memory?
Tim Toews, CIO at Office Depot talks about implementing a robust set of supply chains systems that will ensure the company has the right product, at the right place, at the right time.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos talks toconference attendees about the company's on-demand storage service.Bezos announced that today the S3 service stores more than 5 billionobjects, compared with 800,000 objects stored in July 2006.
Scraping is not a four letter word. In fact, the HTML/HTTP protocol is the easiest way to offer your users a great UI and your applications a useable API, all from the same code. Keep it simple, and you can build an API around any site. In this presentation you'll learn how to build a scraping API with a few lines of code and a touch of style. You'll see how simple it is to build a scrAPI for eBay and Amazon. And we'll do it all using open source code.
If you're thinking of buying a new e-reader this Christmas, consider Amazon's high-resolution Kindle Voyage. Just be aware of the premium price tag.