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Business & MBA

Nvidia to buy ARM for $40B

nVidia has a blog post over the proceeding. Of course, not only for the sheer size of the deal at $40B, not only techcrunch but also The Verge report on how Nvidia is acquiring Arm for $40 billion. The impact and consequence of the deal is suspected to be huge. ARM’s market share in mobile computing has been tremendous. Through their licensing modes, many mobile phones can remain affordable with decent CPUs and GPUs. With nVidia in the game, a huge single vendor emerges for the market, that some random sources expressed concern over market dominance.

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Internet & Culture

CloudFront and Lambda at the Edge

AWS OfficeHours with Woodrow Arrington and David Brown, both Senior Product Managers on the AWS CloudFront Team. They discuss the benefits of CDN technology and use-cases of Lambda@Edge. The video touches security related considerations.

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Internet & Culture

Amazon CloudFront Edge Locations

Amazon CloudFront launches new Edge Locations
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Amazon CloudFront Edge Locations: AWS’ Amazon CloudFront launches 5 new CloudFront Edge Locations. These are located in Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Kenya, and Romania.

AWS CloudFront is a Content Delivery Network and helps webpages to distribute their content globally. To achieve this, CDN’s leverage managed reverse proxy servers. The goal is to bring content closer to the consumer. And through keeping bulky media distributed, it prevents congesting internet connections.

These added deployments will help AWS customers and their consumers experience significantly improved page load times. AWS has constantly expanded CloudFront’s Network footprint since its launch in 2008. With this recent update, CloudFront now has 216 points of presence in 84 cities across 42 countries. 

Source: aws blog.

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Internet & Culture Security & Privacy

Should Companies Do Most of Their Computing in the Cloud?

Recommendation: Bruce Schneier on Cloud(1) Computing(2).

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IEEE & Computer Society

IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine Seeks Editor in Chief

IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Communications Society seek applicants for the position of inaugural editor in chief.

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IEEE & Computer Society

IEEE Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Community ActivitiesIEEE Cloud Computing.

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IEEE & Computer Society Internet & Culture

CIIP analysis of cloud computing services

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) analyzes cloud computing from a Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) perspective

via Critical Cloud Computing-A CIIP perspective on cloud computing services — ENISA.

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Internet & Culture

The 10 Best Countries for Cloud Computing – Forbes

Forbes berichtet über eine Studie der BSA-The Software Alliance: “Global Survey on the Status of Cloud”. BSA setzt Deutschland auf Platz 4 der Liste der am besten für Cloud Computing geeigneten Länder.

via The 10 Best Countries for Cloud Computing – Forbes.

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Internet & Culture

Die Menschmaschine

Die Menschmaschine – Cloud Computing von Hand

Charles Babbage lässt auch heute noch grüßen.