Los Angeles worries over the “dependability of cloud computing”

With the Los Angeles municipal email contract still up for debate, The LA Times published a “think piece” today on whether cloud computing is dependable. The piece is even-handed, ending with a quote by the city’s chief technology officer, “Is it going to be 100%? There’s probably going to be a time when we may have an issue. But what don’t we have an issue with?”

iCloud, the world’s first free personal computer, launches

Swedish hosting provider Xcersion launched its icloud service claiming to be the “world’s first free personal computer.” Daniel Arthursson, the founder of icloud said, “We see icloud as a next generation community platform, with powerful applications, sharing, group and desktop functionality beyond what people today expect from a community”. Everyone who registers will be provided […]