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Content tagged with Cloud Security posted in April 2008
Cloud Computing Startup Gets $4.5M Venture Funding
News  |  4/24/2008  | 
RightScale makes developer tools for creating server clusters on Amazon Web Services.
One-On-One With The New CEO Of Linden Lab
Commentary  |  4/23/2008  | 
In an interview with InformationWeek, the incoming CEO of Linden Lab said he's fascinated by businesses that grow up in Second Life. He also paid tribute to the "largely unfettered" creativity of the Second Life community. And he declined to comment about whether he's preparing the company for IPO or sale.
Lost Fans Find Internet Thrills Via Wikis, Games, Second Life
News  |  4/23/2008  | 
Fans and producers of the hit TV show Lost are taking to the Internet, building a wiki, alternate reality games, communities, and a virtual island in Second Life to explore the world of the ABC show.
Second Life Gets New CEO
Commentary  |  4/22/2008  | 
The Second Life community today got its first good news in what seems like forever -- Linden Lab, the creator and operator of the virtual world, announced its pick for new CEO. At first glance, his resumé looks like the right combination of business acumen and creativity needed to restart the engines on the foundering ship.
HP Shuts Down Online Storage Service
News  |  4/22/2008  | 
Less than two weeks after the launch of Upline, HP temporarily suspended the service to fix an unspecified "technical issue."
Teradata Unveils Entry- To Enterprise-Level Data Warehouse Appliances
News  |  4/21/2008  | 
With the proper software, the 550 SMP aimed at departmental use makes it possible to divide the workload among processors.
NASA Celebrates 25 Years In Supercomputing
News  |  4/21/2008  | 
With a long history in space, the agency's systems now host aerospace modeling, simulation, storage, high-speed networking, visualization, and computational services.
Game Developers' Salaries Rising, Survey Finds
News  |  4/15/2008  | 
Game Developer magazine's annual survey found the average game industry salary in 2007 was $73,300, with programmers topping the pay scale.
Sun Microsystems Expands Streaming Media Systems
News  |  4/14/2008  | 
The accompanying software enables service providers to scale from 500 to more than 1.5 million subscribers and from 200 to more than 1 million hours of content.
Layered Technologies Buys FastServers.net
News  |  4/14/2008  | 
Layered is targeting its growth toward consolidation and virtualization in the data center, as corporations look to reduce high real estate and leasing costs.
HP Unveils Two Workstations For Digital Content Pros
News  |  4/14/2008  | 
The company also announced it will support Citrix XenDesktop virtualization technology across its HP ProLiant server and HP Compaq thin-client product lines.
Top Video Games For Kids Of All Ages
News  |  4/9/2008  | 
What's the broad-based appeal of World of Warcraft, Desktop Tower Defense, Orange Box, Wii Sports, Civilization IV, and other top video games?
Microsoft To Mainstream Containerized Data Centers With C-Blox
News  |  4/8/2008  | 
The server-packed shipping units allow Microsoft to run its entire $500 million Northlake facility with a continuous staff of little more than 20 or 30 employees.
Virtual Worlds Getting Friendlier For Businesses
News  |  4/3/2008  | 
Second Life developer Linden Lab is teaming up with IBM for a version of the service that companies can run behind their firewall. Meanwhile, a startup called Multiverse is building virtual worlds software that runs in either a standalone client or a Web browser.
Learn A Language Using Online And Multimedia Tools
News  |  4/1/2008  | 
Berlitz, Rosetta Stone, Auralog, Fluenz, and iTunes are offering a new wave of online courses and PC-based apps to help you parlez Francais, and more.


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