The Fire has a 7-inch color display, weighs just 14.6 ounces, and has a color touch screen. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos emphasized the device's ability to play video from Amazon's streaming Prime service, play MP3's from the Amazon store, and load Web pages more quickly by leveraging Amazon's cloud services. This is the best article around for learning about the Kindle and its potential impact on Apple and the iPad.
Cloud computing is paving the way for the loosely coupled company – which may be an entity that exists purely as an aggregation of third-party services, provided on an on-demand basis to meet customer demands. Most of these services will be passed through as cloud services, both from within the enterprise and from outside. Click here to learn more about how this new paradigm could significantly benefit our economy.
Trends in any business sector are important to know and understand for investors. The cloud computing space is no exception. Here is a good list of the Top Ten Trends in Cloud Computing for the next decade. Click hereto read more.
Office 365 is Microsoft’s first major play into the cloud office software scene and it is trying to establish itself as a better option than Google Apps, so outages during work hours are definitely not a good thing. Click here to learn what happened.
Why I will still be investing. I know prices are higher than the norm right now. I am confident they will be lower at some point on a relative basis. But as an investor you cannot simply sit out period of great innovation. As Fred Wilson once pointed out to me, he invested in both Twitter & Tumblr during a high-valuation period.
This is an interesting article that analyzes data storage market leaders, their projected sales volumes, market share, and translates this all into difinitive price predictions for EMC and NetApp. Great charts and interesting approach.