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China setting up world's highest-altitude data centre in Tibet

October 29, 2020 5:49 pm

With a total planned investment of 11.8 billion yuan (over USD 1.80 billion), the project will provide services in areas such as video rendering, autonomous driving, distance-learning data backup, among others, according to its Lhasa-based operator, the Ningsuan Technology Group.

Google has a new solution to win more government cloud contracts

July 15, 2020 11:28 am

That particular service, called Assured Workloads for Governments, is designed to meet government security and compliance requirements with mostly software rather than a specialized data center.

Cloud Computing is not the energy hog that had been feared

February 28, 2020 1:19 pm

A new study of data centers globally found that while their computing output jumped sixfold from 2010 to 2018, their energy consumption rose only 6%.

Google AI used by Pentagon drone project in rare test

March 07, 2018 3:13 pm

The US Department of Defense is using artificial intelligence technology from Google's TensorFlow unit, to help it analyse drone footage.

Walmart's in-house cloud storage helps close gap with Amazon

February 14, 2018 2:48 pm

Walmart has increased its e-commerce sales on the basis of cloud storage, which puts it in league with online rival Amazon.

Nvidia's upbeat forecast powered by data centers, cryptocurrency demand

February 09, 2018 2:08 pm

Chipmaker Nvidia has given high sales estimates for its upcoming quarter, given that the company's Volta GPUs have helped cloud services as well as cryptocurrency miners.

Microsoft's cloud computing business grows, stock edges up

February 01, 2018 5:45 pm

Microsoft's better-than-expected growth for 2017 was majorly promoted by the company's cloud business, which consists of Azure, Office 365 and Dynamic 365.

We will nurture Indian unicorn firms, start-ups: Microsoft India chief

December 15, 2017 2:26 pm

Continuing its commitment toward Indian businesses, Microsoft India's President Anant Maheshwari said that the company would look to help out unicorn firms and start-ups in the coming year.

Consumers expect greater influence of digital tech in 2018: Survey

December 11, 2017 5:08 pm

According to a new survey, consumers expect various aspects of digital technology to be a bigger part of their lives in 2018, such as virtual assistants, cloud computing and artificial intelligence among others.

Amazon Web Services to deliver Public Cloud services for Indian government

December 07, 2017 3:52 pm

Amazon Web Services has announced that it will help the Indian government by providing public cloud services, and is the first cloud computing agency to have been recruited.