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TD Ameritrade’s CEO describes how it’s moving towards the general public cloud, and why tech invest is ‘the golden dollar’ (AMTD)

Tim Hockey, TD Ameritrade’s outgoing president and CEO, sees big benefits in using the public cloud as it looks to make up for the revenue lost from dropping trading fees.Currently, TD Ameritrade uses the public cloud for non-core applications, but still runs services such as its trading apps in its own data centers.  The brokerage’s increased…

New MMO studio from CCP and Solution vets will use cloud gaming

Mainframe Industries is a new video game studio that will specialize in massively multiplayer online games with cloud gaming. The company will have studios in Helsinki and Reykjavik. Mainframe’s 13 founding members have experience at companies like CCP Games (Eve Online), Remedy (Control), and Next Games (The Walking Dead: Our World). Mainframe is focusing on…

Amazon apparently has dozens of employees enjoying footage recorded by its Cloud Webcam home security video camera (AMZN)

Amazon has dozens of workers reviewing clips recorded by its Cloud Cam security camera, according to a new report from Bloomberg.Amazon only reviews clips that Cloud Cam owners submit for troubleshooting, or footage that comes from employee testers, the report says.But two of Bloomberg’s sources said that the clips reviewed sometimes include private interactions, such…

Why virtualized servers are like apples, and how they work

With fall around the corner here in the U.S., our thoughts at Google Cloud are turning to … baking. Apple pies, applesauce, apple crisps—we’ve got it all covered. Because, for us, when we think of apples, what comes to mind is virtualization, which is the way computer servers are divided up to be more efficient. No,…

You can get 5TB of life time cloud storage for only $100 today

The vast majority of owned computers are laptops, but one of their main drawbacks are their limited storage space. You can either upgrade your hard drive or buy an external one, but if you love downloading movies or apps, you’ll be short on space eventually. Modern problems require modern solutions, and the best solution is…

Why Lightning Strikes Two Times as Much Over Shipping Lanes

For all the progress humanity has made since Odysseus had a spot of trouble on a long voyage home, life on the high seas remains a largely joyless affair. Twenty-first-century sailors spend weeks away from home. The hours are long, the pay mediocre, the risk of calamity never quite over the horizon. And, researchers have…

This Microsoft Azure accreditation training bundle is only $29 today

Most modern companies are implementing or investigating how to implement cloud technologies within their operations, and being certified in Microsoft Azure can lead to a lucrative career in the cloud. Microsoft estimates that Azure is being used by 50 percent of Fortune 500 companies, and Azure Architects are landing careers with six-figure salaries. Jumping into…

Yeah Okay Sure

Google Stadia’s vice president of engineering Madj Bakar reportedly told Edge that the company’s upcoming cloud streaming game console will have “negative latency,” predicting player button presses to reduce lag.“Ultimately, we think in a year or two we’ll have games that are running faster and feel more responsive in the cloud than they do locally…

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