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Getting started with Amazon CloudFront CDN

Amazon's CloudFront is a nice option for static content delivery. Learn how to use it to speed your site.

By December 9, 2008


$199 Kindle Fire, $99 Kindle Touch unveiled (live blog)

Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire is a 7-inch tablet with a dual-core processor, wireless syncing, and free cloud storage. Meanwhile, the $99 Kindle Touch e-reader is designed to rival the Nook Touch.

By September 28, 2011


Understanding the Level 3-Comcast spat (FAQ)

Level 3 says Comcast is violating Net neutrality principles. Comcast says Level 3 is looking for free a ride. Let's try to understand what's really happening.

By November 30, 2010


Cloud computing and 'commodity'

Much has been touted about cloud computing's effects on the commoditization (and commodification) of IT resources and services. However, what the effects of that process would look like to the end user may not be what you think.

By February 17, 2010


Already a pacesetter, Amazon drops cloud pricing

Amazon Web Services continues to take the lead in cloud services, including pricing. Will "free" be the only way to beat AWS?

By February 3, 2010


Mosso challenges Amazon on cloud storage

The assumption made by many who follow cloud computing is that Amazon has changed the game with unmatched pricing and service offerings. However, Mosso today released a study that questions how true that is for storage and CDN.

By February 6, 2009


Amazon launches content delivery network

Company goes live with CloudFront, which promises to work closely with its popular S3 service, with "low latency, high data transfer speeds, and no commitments."

By November 18, 2008


Handicapping cloud computing: The big picture

ZDNet's Larry Dignan outlines the landscape for cloud computing, including how big the stakes really are, and how well Google and Amazon.com will fare.

By December 12, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 855: The iPhone changes everything

On today's show, Brian Cooley announces that he's made the switch...I mean, the big switch. He bought an iPhone.

By November 18, 2008