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Alibaba to open more data centers in global cloud computing push

To expand its cloud computing business, China’s Alibaba Group is preparing to open more data centers across the world. In March, the Chinese Internet giant launched its first data center in the U.S., as part of a push into the country’s market. 53 more words

China

The Great EU Quest - Austria

List Item: Visit all EU countries
Progress: 12/28
Country: Austria
Year first visited: 1999

Continuing my belated writing up of different countries I am looking at Austria for today’s post. 443 more words

Bucket List

The Gathering Storm Clouds

The Re-Election of Prime Minister David Cameron took the pollsters and ‘experts’ by surprise. His Conservative Party won 331 seats (51% majority) in a surprise showing. 782 more words

Current Events

Court rules public could confuse Skype with Sky

The General Court of the European Union judgment means that Microsoft, which owns the video chat service, is prevented from registering the familiar bubble logo in Europe. 11 more words

Policy & Ethics

Business Groups Show Wide Support for Renewal of Trade Promotion Authority

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups are urging Congress to renew the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). These groups say the TPA strengthens trading agreements between the U.S. 562 more words

3PL Intel

On Corporate Privilege – Have They No Shame?

In a legal system which holds corporations responsible for virtually nothing, corporate power, hypocrisy and the wall of corporate shame keep growing.

Corporations put clauses in consumer contracts that make suing them useless and impossible. 673 more words

U.S. Supreme Court