cloud computing

under the sea

Watch Fish Swim By Petabytes of Data at Microsoft’s Underwater Data Center

It’s pretty surreal to watch all these fish congregate around the data center like it’s an artificial reef.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.9.18
The Military Industrial Complex

Military Contracts Are the Destiny of Every Major Technology Company

Google said it won’t renew its Project Maven contract, but that doesn’t mean its leaving the war business.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.1.18
classified

Amazon Unveils New ‘Secret Region’ Cloud for Spies

AWS couldn’t be worse at keeping secrets than the US government, right?
Michael Byrne
11.21.17
Down and Out

There Will Always Be Internet Outages, So Buckle Up

Cloud computing providers even make their customers sign agreements allowing them to have downtime.
Ben Sullivan
2.28.17
war

Security Researchers Want to Hide Your Data in 'Cyberfog'

Battlefield theory meets cybersecurity.
Michael Byrne
11.14.16
Artificial Intelligence

Hack This: How to Consult Google's Machine Learning Oracle

Artificial intelligence for the masses.
Michael Byrne
8.26.16
Google

For Google's Cloud, 18 Minutes of Downtime Is an Eternity

Google's engineering VP offers a post-mortem analysis of Monday night's outage.
Michael Byrne
4.14.16
Gaming

Microsoft's Cloud Finally Put to Good Use: Blowing Shit Up in 'Crackdown 3'

Microsoft's cloud tech is powering a "100 percent destructible" city.
Emanuel Maiberg
8.4.15
News

Jeff Bezos Riding High As Amazon Posts a Profit (Which Is Rare!)

All hail the cloud.
Nicholas Deleon
7.24.15
News

Sony's Next Trick: Drones for the Enterprise

Sony partners with Japanese robotics company to build self-piloting drones.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.22.15
News

Online Marketing Can Lead to Inadvertent Revelations

A public information request revealed a closed FTC investigation based on a clue left by a Silicon Valley company’s law firm.
Yael Grauer
5.14.15
Motherboard Blog

Hack This: Back Your Digital Junk Up Already

h4. "Hack This":http://motherboard.tv/search/posts?keyword=hack+this&commit=Search is Motherboard's weekly guide to doing technology better. A couple of fairly recent things have got me thinking about backing my computer junk up, like to a place...
Michael Byrne
3.8.11