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IBM aims new IoT community site at developers

The DeveloperWorks Recipes forum will offer technical tutorials on connecting remote devices to back-end cloud systems

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Yahoo unveils app for texting with silent video

Livetext is another attempt by Yahoo to provide a messaging app that resonates with users

Alibaba eyes cloud computing expansion with $1 billion investment

The Chinese company has plans to open a second data center in the U.S.

Twitter mulling big changes to how you view tweets

The company is considering changes to help it become a truly mass-market service

What you can learn from Nordstrom’s use of the cloud

The example of how retailer Nordstrom uses cloud computing services could serve as an example to other businesses who are struggling with how to use the cloud.

5 ways to save money on your cloud costs

Quickly estimate the cost of your cloud environment.

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Key factors driving cloud analytics in healthcare

While there are several advantages to deploying cloud-based solutions, the most important concern around the use of cloud models is information security. High profile data breaches at Anthem, Premera and other healthcare organizations...

Amazon takes on MySQL with Aurora

Going forward, Amazon will position Aurora as its default database service

Facebook opens Internet.org to more mobile operators

A new online portal will make it easier for carriers to adopt the Internet.org app, Facebook says

Google to decouple Google+ from some of its sites

It's starting with YouTube, where users won't need a Google+ account to upload videos or post comments

IBM launches its data warehouse service into the cloud

The DashDB data warehouse relies on in-memory technology to speed up analysis

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How to find agility in the cloud

Altisource, a global financial services and business services company, is in the process of going cloud native to achieve better agility in the wake of massive growth.

Facebook prevails in shareholder lawsuit over IPO

The ruling looks to be the last nail in the coffin for suits filed in 2012

Downloading your LinkedIn contacts can now take all weekend

Gone is the option to instantly export your contacts.

Amazon posts a profit as AWS sales nearly double

Amazon earned $92 million in the second quarter on higher overall revenue

YouTube cofounder endorses paid version

YouTube is preparing to launch an ad-free subscription service, perhaps by year-end

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Time for a switch

Ethernet vendors face reinvention to adapt offerings for new consumption models

Google lures businesses to Nearline with 100 PB of free cloud storage

An accompanying TCO calculator aims directly at AWS users

Line aims lightweight chat app at developing countries

Line Lite is under 1MB and doesn't have audio and video, but it reflects the company's strategy

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